Build the home you’ve always wanted on a lakefront or lakeview property in beautiful British Columbia! Nicola Lakeshore Estates is situated on 477 picturesque acres and features fully-serviced lakefront and lakeview home sites on pristine Nicola Lake surrounded by rolling hills. An all-season recreational paradise, with hot, dry summers and sunny winters. Discovery Dream Homes is a preferred packaged home build company for the subdivision and specializes in Timberframe, Log and traditional home builds with over 100 designs to choose from. Below are a few of the recommended models for Sunshine Valley. Keep in mind that all designs can be customized in size and with a variety of materials or can be created from scratch with a fleet of architectural award-winning designers.
Ideally built as a manufactured log cabin, this model can be designed to look rustic or modern with a natural stain on the square logs on the outside and inside, or a more colorful exterior and white-wash on the inside. It could also be constructed as a traditional wood frame cabin. One or two bedrooms on the main and a loft that can also accommodate one or two dormers to add to your living space which can be designed as 500 – 1,600 sq ft. It could also be constructed as a traditional stick-built cabin.
Here is a new design based on a modern Scandinavian farmhouse style. A traditional A-frame layout with the option of adding dormers to the top floor, master bedroom up top or on the main, a possible basement, and or add a single or double car garage to make this your own. The main floor and loft can vary in size with the ideal size of between 900-1300 sq ft on the main (same for the optional basement) and a loft between 450 – 700 sq ft, and a covered porch of almost 300 sq ft.
This contemporary model can be built with a variety of room configurations as a log, timberframe, traditional build or a hybrid design. The size can be also adjusted according to your needs and guidelines, between 1,000 and 1,600 sq ft on the main floor. The character of the home’s high ceilings, large windows, and open space will provide plenty of natural light and cosiness.
This model has been a best seller across Canadian resort communities for the past few years and has been customized to blend into the local environment, with either stained timbers or natural finishes along with oxidized metal siding to add to this unique contemporary/rustic look. It can be built on posts, with a full basement, or slab on grade. It can accommodate two or three bedrooms within a design of between 1,100 sq ft to 2,500+ sq ft on one or two levels. High ceilings, lots of glass and big timbers provide for a distinctly modern look.
Similar to the Tamarack design, this luxury mountain home utilizes square logs, stone and timbers and it can also be customized to incorporate more common/traditional building methods. Notice the peaked loft, allowing for even more light, the timber gable angle trusses, beams and rafters, high ceilings, open floor plan with a massive great room, kitchen and dining area. About 4,000 sq ft on the two main living areas which include a media room or bedrooms above the garage along with an 838 sq ft garage along with four covered decks and a grand front entrance. Note that all room sizes along with the garage can be adjusted in size as can many material options.
Tumble Wood Lodge
This design is filled with an impressive architectural style home with a walk-out basement along with a combination of stone, timber and SIP panels which can also be substituted for conventional building materials and wood siding. The grand covered deck areas are sure to be enjoyed with a large family in mind. The garage can be designed for one, two or three bays along with optional living quarters above the garage. The size can be adjusted along with room configurations as this is only meant to be one sample of what is possible from the over 100 designs that Discovery Dream Home offers.
This magnificent house shows off its grandeur with a massive timberframe entrance on one side and an even more impressive covered front porch on the other. Inside are impressive high ceilings in the great room, dining room and kitchen with a bridge going from one end of the second floor to the other. This model can be customized and built (as shown with rounded logs) or a variety or rectangular log profile sizes or even as a timberframe with structurally insulated panels. The size can be adjusted along with room configurations as this is only meant to be one sample of what is possible from the over 100 designs that Discovery Dream Home offers.
Another new architectural design, added to the one hundred plus designs by Discovery Dream Homes! Very contemporary butterfly roof lines make this one of the modern favourites with award-winning capabilities. High ceilings, lots of glass, big timbers along with very spacious rooms on the main floor give this a maximum amount of light with views from every room. Designed between 1,300 sq ft to 2,000 sq ft on the main floor with another 1,000 sq ft of deck space and an optional basement will provide up to 4,000 sq ft of living space.
This unique rustic masterpiece has all the elements of true luxury mountain living. Typically built with square logs, stone and timbers, it can also be customized to incorporate more common/traditional building methods. Notice the timber gable angle trusses, beams and rafters, high ceilings, open floor plan with a massive great room, kitchen and dining area big enough to entertain the entire ski team. 4,150 sq ft on the two main living areas along with an 838 sq ft garage and 1,375 sq ft of deck space. Note that all room sizes along with the garage can be adjusted in size as can many material options.