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Lake Chelan Home Tour 2017 to present four distinct homes in the valley on Sep. 16; introducing House on the Hill

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House on the Hill, owned by Dave and Sherry Weitzel, will be featured at the Lake Chelan Home Tour on Sep. 16, 2017. (Photo courtesy of the Lake Chelan Home Tour)

The Lake Chelan Community Hospital “Guild B” presents their annual and ever popular Lake Chelan Home Tour and Art Show this Saturday, Sep. 16, 2017. The 2017 Home Tour will feature tours of four distinct homes in the valley.

The event will also feature an Art Show at Tsillan Cellars featuring Northwest artists. Tickets are not required to enjoy the Art Show. The tour and art show runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All tour proceeds raised by Guild B will go toward the purchase of needed medical equipment at Lake Chelan Community Hospital. Tickets are $20 and can be purchase at Allisons in Manson, Culinary Apple and the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce, or you may purchase tickets online at www.LakeChelanHomeTour.com.

If you can’t make it to this year’s event, consider making a donation to Guild B at the Lake Chelan Community Hospital. The Hospital and community appreciates your support!

The Home Tour will feature four lovely homes in the Lake Chelan Valley, and each home will be featured in a series of articles this week.

  • Historic Treasure – owned by Dan and Dian Prentice
  • Turn of the Lake – owned by Larry and Rosie Epstein
  • Quail Run – owned by Jeff and Kelly Chambers
  • House on the Hill – owned by Dave and Sherry Weitzel

Welcome to House on the Hill. (Photo courtesy of Lake Chelan Home Tour)

The first home featured is ‘House on the Hill’ owned by Dave and Sherry Weitzel. “The best feature of the house is the view,” says Sherry Weitzel of her home perched on the hill overlooking the lake.

No one could argue. As you enter, note the artwork to the right. Its neutral shades of slate and dove, chalk and straw are carried throughout the home.

Sherry and Dave began coming to Lake Chelan in the 1970s, and bought a condominium here in 1990. As their family grew, they needed more space, and so began ‘years of searching’ until just the right lot became available. Sherry describes the home as ‘Texas hill country inspired.’

Owner Sherry Weitzel says the view is the best feature of this home. (Photo courtesy of Lake Chelan Home Tour)

The open concept main area, serene and elegant with modern, clean lines frames, but does not distract from the view. The seating area features a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and a play of different textures: stone, wood, metal, glass, with accents of lime green. The long dining table, with its sinuous curves, was cut from a single tree. Step out on the deck and the swimming pool on the level below is added to the vista of orchards, gardens, and the lake.

Downstairs, a central family room with large-screen TV has a wet bar complete with dishwasher, ice-maker, and wine cooler. Three spacious guest suites with easy access to outdoor seating areas and the pool lend the home the feeling of a resort. “My favorite area is the bunk room with its rustic barn door,” Sherry says.

House on the Hill is owned by Dave and Sherry Weitzel. (Photo courtesy of Lake Chelan Home Tour)

See much more of this home and three other beautiful homes by purchasing tickets to the Lake Chelan Home Tour, which takes place this Saturday, Sep. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Read about other homes featured on the Lake Chelan Home Tour:

Lake Chelan Home Tour on Sep. 16 to feature ‘Historic Treasure’ on Minneapolis Beach

Lake Chelan Home Tour this Saturday to feature ‘Quail Run’ home in Manson

‘Turn of the Lake’ house to be featured at the Lake Chelan Home Tour and Art Show this Saturday

(By Christine Eagar, home description by Lake Chelan Home Tour)

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