As soon as you enter the large foyer you get a sense of space. Tall ceiling adorned with spectacular light wood beams greet you and extend throughout the entire main floor. Through the foyer, you enter a huge great room with a large living room, spacious state-of-the-art kitchen with a dining nook looking out onto the backyard.
For the most part, this house is one floor but does have a large open second floor (see the blueprint below). The second floor includes a large recreational room with a bunk bedroom attached. While this home design qualifies as mountain style (something you’d see at a ski resort town like Whistler, BC), it’s not as dark. In fact, it’s quite light which is not common for the mountain or chalet style.
Jon Dykstra owns an interior design company in North Vancouver, British Columbia. He's fascinated by architecture and interiors. He also enjoys gardening at his "house in the burbs" and "homesteading" at his off-the-grid boat-access cabin.
Combine all that with a love of writing and Homestratsophere.com was born. He balances his working time between running his interior design company, working on his off-the-grid cabin and publishing homestratosphere.com.