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Beautiful custom cabinetry, "His work is brilliant."

Charles Lantz Cabinetry - Where the finest is standard!
Feature Project March '10

kitchen custom - nova scotia

Oliver and Rosalie Osmond began sourcing an exceptional team to build their dream retirement home at the Halifax Home Show. Likely they were the only attendees who travelled 3,000 miles to get there. "It was well worth it," notes Rosalie with satisfaction. "We got the best Nova Scotia could supply."

Although Rosalie's childhood roots are in the province, she and Oliver raised their family in England where he was a vicar. Every summer but one, since 1966, they returned to Lunenburg County.

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Oliver and Rosalie pretty well knew from the get-go Charles Lantz Cabinetry was right for the job. "We were told by our builder Elliot Mosher, he was the person to go to," recalls Rosalie. Family connections and seeing his "beautiful work on the web," only added to CLC's credibility.

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"Even our architect met with Charles," Rosalie says. Oliver credits the master builder with improving on the kitchen's original design. By eliminating an unnecessary exterior door, he delivered far more cabinetry.
"Charles is extremely good with design," he says. "His work is brilliant." Where most cabinets are home to 90 degree angles, the Osmonds' cabinetry called for some unusual angles - including 77 degrees.

"Our kitchen is stunning - and unique," Rosalie says. She greatly appreciates Charles' signature feature - the pull-out "larder" as seen below.

pull-out pantry - closed spacious pull-out pantry

click photos for larger versions of this beautiful pull-out larder

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click photos for larger versions of this custom kitchen by Charles Lantz Cabinetry

custom lunenburg kitchen custom laundry room

click photos for larger versions of this beautiful blue kitchen and downstairs laundry room
Below, see walk-in closet with pull out shelving for sweaters one on one side and shoes on the other.

custom walk-in closet pull-out shelves for sweaters custom laundry room

"The men were very nice to be around," says Rosalie. "Throughout [the build] we were very lucky with our workmen."

library by charles lantz cabinetry
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click photos for larger versions of this beautiful home library

Charles Lantz comment

"This is a one-of-a-kind house, well thought out by Rosalie and Oliver. It was simple working with them - they knew what they wanted, right down to the colour. What made it all come together and run smoothly was the Contractor - Thank you Elliot!"

The Charles Lantz crew

  • Roy Parsons did the kitchen, laundry and vanities with Melbourne McGinnis assisting
  • Kyle Veinotte built all the Formica Solid Surface tops for the kitchen and vanities
  • Trevor Creaser built and installed the Library cabinetry
  • Dana Tanner built the office pedestal
  • Ricky Hirtle built some miscellaneous cabinetry and linen closet pull-out
  • Winston Wagner assisted in all parts of the cabinetry
  • Brent Strong did all the spraying

Others on the build-team

  • The contractor that brought everything together was Elliot Mosher Builder and crew.
  • Plumbing was by Darrell Swinimer, No Problem Plumbing
  • The tile work was by Bernd's Ceramic Tile
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