November's Featured Listing is 7813 Coldstream Creek Road. This Historical 1906 Coldstream landmark home offers 3.3 acres of provate creekside land and a distinct Okanagan history.
About This Home
This is the original home of A. W. Giles, the second Reeve, or the chief magistrate of a town or district, of the District of Coldstream. Now, the property offers plenty of yard, gardens and an in-ground swimming pool, making it a perfect oasis. The property is outfitted with a number of outbuildings to house animals from chickens to hourses, and with a forested creek source between the house and the road, the set up ensures complete privacy.
The beautiflul and elegant home features a spacious entry foyer that is the main living room with hardwood floors, a brick hearth and gas fireplace and it containts traditional period details throughout the whole home. There are sliding wood doors on the richly paneled wall that open to a spacious family and entertaining room. From here, french doors open out to the generous covered veranda with steps down to the yard and the swimming pool.
Back inside, a cozy den with library shelves is off from the living room. The dining room has space to seat large gatherings next to the country kitchen that still contains a woodburning stove. The wooden stairs lead to 2 upper levels with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The sumptuous master suite is adorned with a gas fireplace and a balcony overlooking the yard and horse paddocks below.
Downstairs, there is a full solid unfinished basement ready for new ideas. A detached garage/shop and a covered carport for lots of covered parking. The roof, electrical service and plumbing have all been updated and maintained. The owners of 50 years are ready to let you continue the legacy.
About the Location
This hobby farm in the heart of Coldstream is minutes to schools, parks, and lake beaches. Coldstream is a perfect area to enjoy the countryside but also be within minutes from downtown Vernon. Coldstream continues to blossom into a solid community. Close to Kalamalka Lake and Kal Lake Park, it's difficult to beat the location.