On June 27 and 28, Citie Home Tour 2015 returns for its third year. Once again, renovation and décor devotees will have a chance to tour six of Edmonton’s most stunning homes and gardens.
Starting at 11 a.m. each day, tour attendees will discover award-winning gardens, unique décor ideas, and distinctive spaces. Explore stunning a French country revival, industrial interior design, and everything in-between. Guests will be inspired and delighted by the sheer amount of possibilities and inspiration.
And there’s more than just décor. Guests will be treated to some of Edmonton’s best architectural designs, and a few historical tidbits. One of the six homes was completely rebuilt on its original foundation, which includes a power generator and bomb-shelter. And visit another of Edmonton’s heritage homes restored to its former glory, complete with modern amenities, and artwork from around the world.
See below for a preview of what to expect from each stop on the tour:
Richie. Co-home sponsor: Upperwoods Furniture Company.
Newly built home in the Richie neighbourhood that’s walking distance to Whyte Avenue. The couple built about 85% of the home themselves. Inside is European craftsmanship that will last a lifetime. This is a heirloom family home. There’s also a rooftop patio above the kitchen.
Glenora. Co-home sponsor: Henry’s Purveyor of Fine Things.
Originally built in the 1930s on the historic Connaught Drive, and updated to reflect it’s neo-colonial aesthetic. This home boasts a large amount of original art from local Edmonton artists.
Lessard One. Co-home sponsors: Touchmark / Celebration Homes, Karla Billey Design Inc.
This custom designed bi-level was built as a long-term retirement plan, overlooking Edmonton’s River Valley. The whole home is decorated with artwork sourced from around the world.
Lessard Two. Co-home sponsors: Willowbend Resort, and GoRV.
This massive bungalow prominently displays art from around the world. Sculptures, paintings, and handcrafted ornaments brings culture to every corner. The house also features an exercises room, fireplace, and shower that doubles as a steam room.
Riverdale. Co-home sponsor: ATB Financial.
Overlooking the hillside of Riverdale, this Old English home adds additional class to this quaint and quiet neighbourhood. Bright and natural light flows into the house allowing the couple to paint with darker shades and undertones. The rich family historys brings treasures to every corner.
Beaumont. Co-home sponsor: Rescom.
French country style is alive and well in Edmonton. Functionality and design were both essential parts of the planning process. Every room has an open concept look that makes this home a rare gem in Edmonton.
Parkview. Co-home sponsor: Alair Homes Edmonton
This 1960s home still holds a bomb shelter and power generator. During reconstruction the current owners were careful to keep the integrity of the home’s origins in tact. Rich and natural wood is found throughout the home. The high vaulted ceilings give the home a true open concept sense of space for design.
Enter below to win a pair of tickets and get inspired by all these beautiful homes. (You can choose between Saturday, June 27th or Sunday, June 28th)