Frank Scarpelli’s house

Frank Scarpelli has lived in the Second Avenue house for 41 years. He paid $12,500 for it at the time, and said people often ask him why he doesn’t rent part of it out, but he likes having all that space for him and his wife!

  • Aug. 12, 2011 7:00 p.m.
Frank’s house can be seen in the background.

Frank’s house can be seen in the background.

If you live in the Airport area of Fernie, you will more than likely have noticed the big pink house on the left as you head into town.

Frank Scarpelli has lived in the Second Avenue house for 41 years. He paid $12,500 for it at the time, and said people often ask him why he doesn’t rent part of it out, but he likes having all that space for him and his wife!

The Heritage Museum said that a 1979 heritage assessment states that Frank’s building was constructed in 1910 by Thomas Nelson, a bricklayer.