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Contemporary Vista House in Oakhill, Ancaster

23 February 2024

Architect: SMPL Design Studio

Location: Ancaster, Ontario, Canada

Contemporary Vista Oakhill Ontario

Photos by Sting Media

Contemporary Vista, Canada

Contemporary Vista is situated in the ever popular Oakhill neighborhood of Ancaster bordering Dundas Valley lies the epitome of contemporary living in Canada.

Contemporary Vista Oakhill Ancaster

The client was seeking an ultra modern front elevation so the massing features two bands of white ACM paneling suspended by floor to ceiling glass, slatted composite wood siding, white brick anchored by a vertical concrete feature wall.

Contemporary Vista Oakhill Ancaster

Moving to the rear yard that is fairly compact relative to the lot width our client wanted to utilize this space to make the most of our brief Canadian summers.

Contemporary Vista Oakhill Ontario

A key feature of the interior layout that works so well with the exterior is the location of the butler’s pantry at the rear of the home allowing it to service both indoor and outdoor kitchens simultaneously.

Contemporary Vista Oakhill Ancaster

Another practical addition to the floorplan and rear yard is the tandem garage, which negates the need for an oversized shed that would take up otherwise valuable space in the backyard. But perhaps the most intriguing feature of the backyard is the cascading waterfall that spans between the covered patio and pool, one of the benefits of a compact backyard.

Contemporary Vista Oakhill Ancaster

At the front of the home we used the staircase to separate the main living space from the foyer in favor of partition walls. Following the staircase up to the second floor we find four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

Contemporary Vista Oakhill Ancaster

A unique feature of this home for us is the amount of glass in the primary suite facing the streetscape. Most clients are hesitant to feature large amounts of glass in their ensuite or walk-in-closet but on this particular project it was imperative to maintain the contemporary look on the exterior. To help with privacy, well placed window mullions and blinds were introduced to help maintain seclusion but also allow for plenty of natural light that doesn’t hinder the front elevation.

Contemporary Vista Oakhill Ontario

Contemporary Vista Oakhill Ontario

Contemporary Vista House in Oakhill, Ontario, Canada – Building Information

Architects: SMPL Design Studio –

Builder: Agrigento Luxury Homes

Project size: 3700 ft2
Building levels: 3

Contemporary Vista Oakhill Ontario

Photography: Sting Media

Contemporary Vista, Oakhill, Ontario images / information received 230224 from SMPL Design Studio

Location: Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, North America

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