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8506 Kalavista Drive

Presented at $1,595,000

Presented at $1,595,000

Status: Sold

Virtual Tour

Highlights

On a level fenced lot is this effectively new family home on Kalamalka Lake. The home is well situated on this deep lot to have a large yard area adjacent to the lake. A gorgeous 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom water front oasis. Complete with sauna, large shower area and beach change room it is ideal for seekers of a relaxing lake front retreat. Every inch of the home thoughtfully designed for convenient lakefront living. The kitchen and living room area open to a covered outside entertainment area complete with a beautiful rock-faced exterior fireplace and brick planter. On the lake side, a very rare water front covered seating area and hot tub offers a private view of Kalamalka lake and the popular beach area beyond. See virtual tour attached, floor plans coming soon.

House Features

An intelligently designed, elegant flow with three large bedrooms, two of them master suites. Two stone fireplaces for the best of indoor and outdoor living. Beautifully designed kitchen and dining area which opens to a covered sitting and dining area (next to a cozy outdoor fireplace). Large, floor to ceiling, original, glass windows create a wonderful sense of nature flowing into and warming the living room and entire home, creating a sense of balance and harmony with nature. The Sauna, large shower area and change rooms make lake side living a joy and an adventure. Built in stereo speakers throughout the house. Skylight in the hallway for plenty of natural light

ENTRY LEVEL

Master Bedroom
-Nice sized master bedroom with dual French doors opening out to a garden sitting area deck.
-two corner windows
-a desk area and a large closet area
-2 ceiling speakers

Ensuite
-Full bathroom, with tub, round captains window and skylight for natural lighting.
-tub/shower has tile surround

2nd Master Bedroom
-Second large bedroom has plenty of room for two twin beds for children or a large bed and a desk
-could be used as a study
-Ample natural light with a French door opening to garden seating deck and windows on two sides

Ensuite
-Ensuite bathroom with large tile shower.
-heated tile floors
-tile walls
-premium Kohler toilet

3rd Bedroom
-Ideal for guests, large closet area and a large deep window providing natural light.

Sauna Area
-Beautiful sauna, excellent ventilation, designed in the Finnish tradition of saunas.
-Large tiled shower area with dual shower heads
-Connected bathroom and sauna change room with sitting area and room to hang plenty of clothes.
-heated tile floors
-skylight

Laundry
-heated tile floors
-laundry sink
-built in cabinets
-Frigidaire front loading washer and dryer

Kitchen
-Cooking and entertaining area create a magical space for special occasions with a lovely lake view.
-Dining area is cozy but can easily accommodate 12 people for heart warming parties and fun times.
-Flows out to outdoor covered deck via a French door
-heated tile floors
-composite countertops with undermount sinks and tile backsplash
-Maple cabinets, new in 2011
-a large island with bar sink, pendant lighting an electrical outlet and Bosch 4 burner, stainless steel gas cooktop with ceiling exhaust fan
-Bosch wall mount stainless steel convection oven
-pot lighting, over counter lighting, and vacuum kick plate
-Marvel wine fridge and GE stainless steel refrigerator

Living Room
-Large, floor to ceiling, original glass windows, create open sense of nature coming alive within the home.
-Stone fireplace for cozy winter nights.
-Beautiful lake view, married with rich set of trees creates a cozy ambiance and sense of peace and balance with nature.
-heated tile floors

MECHANICAL
-Ven Mar air exchange system
-gas fired hot water heat
-built in vacuum
-alarm system

UPGRADES
In 2000:
Bercum Builders rebuilt and redesigned the house completely in 2000.
-New roof
-new walls, new everything.
-In floor heating everything new.
-The house is also set up for forced air and air conditioning can easily be installed
-Windows, with the exception the three panes of glass windows in the living room
-boarding on the outside of the house was not replaced.

In 2011:
-New kitchen
-In floor heating was not changed in 2011 but all plumbing and electrical were
-Skim coat cement poured in the basement in 2011 to protect from moisture.
-House was stripped bare to the framing inside with all flooring removed and replaced, all walls, insulation and so on replaced due to a broken discharge line from the boiler introducing too much moisture into the home. All moisture issues have been fully remediated and monitered.

In 2015:
-driveway repaved in October 2015

Property Features

– 0.33 acres with 93 feet of waterfront including a rare covered and protected seating area along with hot tub and dock with boat lift
-the lot is 208 feet deep on one side, over 230 on the other.
– Sandy swimming area ideal for young families with children.
– Extensive collection of mature, highly producing, fruit trees – apple, pear and prune.
– Flat lot which, when the property was originally developed in the 1960s, was physically raised above neighbouring properties to protect the house and property from high water levels.
-Fenced in property for privacy and protection.
-Brick BBQ area at the rear has a brick feature wall with tile counters, 4 storage areas with metal doors, a brick planter and stamped concrete flooring
-Large outdoor storage areas, including easy access beer/drinks fridge for entertaining.
-a covered lake view patio with a masonry fireplace
-underground sprinklers and yard lighting
-situation close to tennis courts, Alexander’s Beach Pub, and a children’s play area on Kirkland Drive.

  • Living room
    19'6 x 15'7

  • Dining room
    14'8 x 9'8

  • Kitchen
    14'8 x 12'4

  • Master bedroom
    14'2 x 12

  • Bedroom
    14'2 x 12

  • Bedroom
    11'10 x 10'6

  • Bathroom
    10 x 5

  • Ensuite
    8'6 x 5

  • Zoning
    R1

  • Lot Size
    0.33

  • Taxes
    $8291 for 2015

  • Legal Description
    Lot 1, District Lot 3888, ODYD, Plan 6916

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