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5533 Silver Star Road

Presented at $788,800

MLS #: 10102546

Presented at $788,800

MLS #: 10102546

Status: Sold

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“Mount View Ranch.” Commissioned by the Dedecker Family from Belgium in 1912 and built by Constant & Bell.  Judge Chapman’s Family were the second owners, relatives of Sir Charles Tupper, one of the Fathers of Confederation. The third owners were the Helmsing Family, and a photo taken by them is attached. The Hunt Family owned the home for a short period. In 1965 the Johnson Family purchase the home, and they have owned it since.  This loving kept 4 bedroom, multi bath home sit on 5.36 acres.  Many upgrades have been done, including floors, windows and the roof, but the Heritage style of the home has been preserved.  There is a 2 bedroom Cottage on the property for extra space and/or income. Outdoor pool, workshop, garage and carport.  Close to school and grocery shopping, minutes from Vernon but in a quiet setting; listen to nearby BX Creek from your balconies. Property was run as a B&B for 4 years.

House Features


-engineered hardwood floors from Sweden, sanded and re-varnished Nov 2015
-new cabinets in 1989, built by Art Farris of Cavalier Cabinets
-antique cast iron sink was re-enameled
-two opening windows
-Maytag stainless steel dishwasher, LG Fridge, stainless steel Kitchen Aid microwave
-vintage Rheem gas range
-three appliance cupboards, over counter lighting
-a large island with numerous pull out shelves. a stainless steel bar sink, and drop lighting above
-there is a brick chimney from a former wood oven

Breakfast Nook
-three opening windows
-dual French doors to the veranda
-three antique brass light fixtures with milk glass globes
-wainscoting wall effects
-the pantry adjacent has room for a small freezer

Dining or Family Room
-oak floors
-wall effects include crown molding, picture molding, chair rails and deep baseboards
-two opening windows
-central ceiling light fixture

-enter by a French door with lights panels on each side
-a bright area that has the staircase and access to all family areas
-antique hall stand included
-Solarion lino

Living Room
-masonry fireplace with a natural gas insert
-antique tile surround
-French door to a screened, east facing sun porch to enjoy the sounds of BX creek
-natural light on three sides

The Den
-two opening windows
-a half bath with sink and shower

Mud Room
-home of the laundry
-two closets
-a two piece bath attached: toilet and sink
-natural light from 4 sides

Four bedrooms and access to the attic.

North East Bedroom
-access to the covered sun porch on the BX Creek side
-picture real on the wall
-two opening windows

South East Bedroom
-three opening windows
-also accesses the screened porch
-includes a Belgian lace-making contraction
-small view of Okanagan Lake

South Bedroom or Craft Room
-two portable closets

Main Bath
-claw foot bathtub is original to this home
-a four piece bath
-free standing American Standard sink with attached towel rack
-Eco Quantum toilet

Master Bedroom
-pine flooring
-two south facing windows
-antique dresser and armchair will remain
-access to the screened porch which runs the full width of the house

-original pedestal sink
-Eco Quantum toilet
-dual opening windows

-original site of the maid’s room
-the only place the knob and tube wiring is evident

-summer kitchen with built in shelving
-the original laundry area
-over 1200 sq feet of unfinished space
-tall ceilings and no moisture smell

-natural gas hot water heater, new in Nov 2014
-high efficiency hot water boiler, new in Nov 2013
-Electrolux built in vacuum
-new roof in 2008
-both septic tanks serviced Oct 2014
-the last of the knob and tube wiring was replaced, September 2015

-House: All the Willmington Tan was repainted in June 2015 in Lafayette Green, a Benjamin Moore “historic color”
-pillars and shingles were painted on 3 sides


-wood floors and walls
-electrical sub panel
-windows on four sides
-insulated ceiling
-painted on two sides
-there is a Root Cellar underneath the workshop, accessed behind the lilac bush

Garage and Carport
-double carport
-double garage with loft area above
-completely repainted in 2012

Potting Shed
-plenty of room for tools

Screen House
-screened on four sides
-concrete floors
-built in 2000

-built in 1995
-new pool liner and salt system in the pumphouse in Aug 2008
-exposed aggregate pool apron
-low maintenance vinyl fencing
-two decorative street lights
-The pool pump house has pipes in place for a future toilet, sink and shower


Main Level
-A cozy 2 bedroom cottage with a partial basement and single carport
-vinyl siding and aluminum soffits done in the late 1990s
-the Kitchen has linoleum flooring
-the two Bedrooms have wall to wall carpet
-the 4 piece Bath was rebuilt in 2012 and has a pedestal sink, new toilet, flooring, and tile
-the Dining Room has a ceiling fan and lino flooring
-the Living Room is the main entry area, with a closet and a large living area with a picture window

Cottage Basement
-a small finished room
-natural gas furnace and hot water
-100 amp panel

  • Living room
    13'3 x 20'2

  • Dining room
    17'3 x 12'8

  • Kitchen
    17'8 x 12

  • Master bedroom
    12'11 x 20'7

  • Bedroom
    12 x 10'5

  • Bedroom
    13'3 x 12'7

  • Bedroom
    13'2 x 18'6

  • Den / Family Room
    13'3 x 8'7

  • Ensuite
    9 x 12

  • Zoning

  • Year Built

  • Lot Size
    5.36 acres

  • Services

  • Taxes
    $3554 for 2014

  • Legal Description
    Lot 1, Section 12, Township 8, ODYD, Plan KAP84431