This award-winning house started a modernization trend in the neighborhood with its sustainable and progressive architectural features, environmentally friendly materials and home automation technology. The house features key elements of modern design approach: good flow, open plans, bright and airy spaces with tall ceilings, large windows, a minimal palette of natural materials, freestanding staircases and glass railings. The 3,200 square foot, four bedrooms and five bathroom home include a 35 foot atrium that’s open to the lower level and 9 foot tall 20 foot wide bi-folding patio doors that open into the rear yard. Floor-to-ceiling windows and doors bring in a flow of natural light and the stone-clad gas fireplace accents the family room. The modern custom kitchen holds a lot of cabinet space, wine shelves, large centre island, shiny new appliances and a window back-splash which illuminates the counter space with natural light. The theatre room has a 16-foot-wide projection TV and surround sound system. The master suite has floor-to-ceiling windows and a “fashionista-sized,” 100-square-foot closet.
The house uses a combination of stone, stucco and wood cladding, and includes solar-powered heating, radiant heated bamboo flooring and a home automation system that controls the electrical, security and media centers.
The 40×148 foot lot has a 450 square foot cedar deck, hot tub and an irrigation system. It’s in the Lakeview neighborhood, fronts on to green space and is a block away from the lake.
The house won the Award of Merit in 2012 Mississauga Urban Design Awards along with its neighboring property which was also designed by Epic Designs Inc. The house was also mentioned and recognized for its environmental and modern architectural features in numerous publications and newspapers.