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June 5, 2019

Community Profile: Erlton

May 9, 2019

Erlton is a perfect community for those first-time home buyers who work downtown, or those looking to size down but aren’t quite ready to give up the convenience of close entertainment. Erlton is an inner-city neighborhood in the southwest quadrant, situated between Mission Road and Spiller Road. Close to an LRT, Erlton is conveniently located near Calgary’s infamous, Stampede.

Community Profile: Aspen Woods

March 11, 2019

Situated in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Aspen woods embodies 85thStreet to 69thStreet and Bow Trail to 17thAvenue. Relatively new, Aspen Woods was established in 2001, home to about 8,000 residents. House prices range from $300,000 to $4,500,000, the average home costing around $830,00.

With tons of schools nearby, 3 private schools, a new catholic school, and Ernest Manning and Spring Bank, this community is family friendly. Addition boutiques, restaurants and other amenities can be found in the beautifully developed shopping centre, Aspen Landing.

Community Profile: Elbow Park

December 14, 2018

From historic bungalows to modern day homes, Elbow Park is one of Calgary’s oldest communities, in fact, Elbow Park was once considered the outskirts of Calgary, decades ago, Elbow Park was the country side. Today it is now one of the most sought after southwest inner-city communities. It houses roughly 3100 residents with bike paths that can lead to trendy shopping, such as its neighbouring community, Mission; to ride along the Elbow river. Check out my monthly CTV morning live segment to see if Elbow Park is the right place for you!

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A Hidden Gem in Calgary: Parkhill

September 6, 2018

Established in 1910, Parkhill is truly a hidden gem of a community in Calgary. It’s a fantastic inner city community with a good mix of character — everything from century homes to luxury homes — and family-friendly in close proximity to green space and several schools.

Watch the interview to learn more about one of Calgary’s oldest communities and see a virtual tour of a stunning home at 3600 2 Street SW — featuring spectacular unobstructed city views of the Calgary skyline.

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Upper Mount Royal

August 7, 20188

The inner city community of Upper Mount Royal is filled with history and abundant, old world charm. Located within walking distance to vibrant 17th Avenue’s boutique shops, outstanding restaurants and other amenities.

Watch the interview to learn more about this fabulous community  – rich in history  –and see a virtual tour of a spectacular home sold in Upper Mount Royal at 910 Prospect Avenue SW! Congratulations to our sellers and the buyers!

Rarely does an architecturally designed home of this calibre come to market. An edgy, inimitable home with over 6,400 sq ft of living space features clean lines merged with a modern timber frame feel. The main level presents dramatic vaulted ceilings and is drenched in natural light from every angle showcasing a living room with feature fireplace, formal dining room and a chef-inspired kitchen finished with granite counter tops, focal island, bright breakfast nook and high-end appliances. A large family room with fireplace, den/office, laundry room and 2 piece powder room are the finishing touches to the main level. An extraordinary open staircase leads to the second level which houses the private master retreat boasting access to a private balcony, a sitting area, walk-in closet and luxurious 6 piece ensuite with dual sinks, jetted tub and oversized steam shower. A second bedroom with 3 piece ensuite also has its own private balcony. The walk-out basement includes a recreation room, 2 bedrooms (each with an ensuite bath) plus a huge indoor pool & hot tub room with access to a private patio. Two sunrooms accessed from the main level provide tranquil, comforting spaces. This home is situated on a huge, secluded lot and is ideally located close to all amenities.

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Moving to North Glenmore Park?

May 3, 2018

A small community with so much to offer! Close to the river trails, parks, Tennis Club and Glenmore track. Easy access to major corridors such as Glenmore and Crowchild and walk to Marda Loop at a fraction of the cost!

Showcasing style, elegance and modern luxury, this fully renovated home will take your breath away! The home was taken down to the studs 4 years ago, roof was removed to increase ceiling height and an addition was built at the rear of the home. The main level presents a bright open floor plan with engineered white birch flooring, a living room with fireplace, spacious dining area and gorgeous chef’s kitchen finished with a large Brazilian Angus granite island/eating bar, an abundance of storage and counter space and stainless steel appliances. There are also 3 bedrooms and 4 piece bath on the main level. The master bedroom includes a 3 piece ensuite. A new, beautifully transitioned access leads to the lower level featuring a large living room with fireplace, dining area, kitchen with enough space for a breakfast nook, a very spacious bedroom and 3 piece bath. Further highlights of this home include new interior casings and baseboards, all new doors and windows (exteriors trimmed with cedar), fully fenced yard with unique concrete brick pillar/cast iron fencing, rear patio, new cedar back deck and fence, beautifully landscaped gardens and double detached garage with a loft area for extra storage. This must see home is located just steps to the Glenmore Athletic Park and is close to 2 golf courses, North Glenmore Park, schools, shopping and public transit.

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The History of Bowness

April 11, 2018

This community is situated minutes from downtown along the banks of the Bow river.  The village of Bowness was originally established in 1948.  We are so excited to share the storey of Bowness and our incredible listing at 6724 Bow Crescent NW.

This exquisite custom built home situated on the banks of the Bow River will impress the most discerning buyer offering over 9,600 sq ft of living space, 4+1 bedrooms, pristinely manicured grounds and a front elevation that could dawn the cover of Architectural Digest. The home showcases distinct spaces that are artfully combined with sophistication and practicality. The main floor presents 10’ ceilings, African oak hardwood floors, a large inviting foyer, den with barn doors, formal dining room, living room with wet bar and glass walk-in wine storage. The kitchen will evoke nostalgia from its sundrenched presence to the double islands, granite counters, custom glass cabinetry, walk-in pantry, high-end appliances and breakfast nook. The quiet study off the kitchen has become the owner’s favorite room. A main floor master retreat includes a custom walk-in closet and spa-inspired 5 piece ensuite with custom tub and separate glass steam shower.

There is also access to the private gym and outdoor hot tub area through the master retreat or the main house. The second level offers a large media room with vaulted ceiling, built-in beverage centre and TV and stereo surround system with rear speaker as well as 3 ample sized bedrooms and 2 baths. The “girl’s” bedroom features a walk-in closet and ensuite with heated floors, make-up vanity, free standing tub and separate shower. Bedrooms 3 and 4 both have window seats and walk-in closets and share a Jack and Jill bath. The basement invites you to entertain in the bar/theatre room with 80” TV and custom bar. Additional highlights include a dance/exercise room, cold wine storage, fifth bedroom and bathroom. The tranquil and private back garden overlooks the Bow River and has been thoughtfully designed for outdoor entertaining including a patio, patterned concrete deck, gas fireplace, 10 person hot tub, 65’x35’ sport court/hockey rink, basketball court and firepit. There is also an underground sprinkler system and invisible fence system.

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Thinking of Buying in Nolan Hill?

March 7, 2018

Welcome to our community tour of Nolan Hill, situated in the NW part of Calgary.  This new community has much to offer, please tune in to my CTV video community report to find out more! Also featured is our listing at 43 Nolancliff Place NW.

Not your typical Nolan Hill home…superb attention to detail, accented with modern touches. This 3 bedroom custom built home with over 2,500 sq ft of developed living space siding onto a park with playground in the family oriented community of Nolan Hill is spectacular! The main floor presents 7” engineered hardwood floors throughout, a large, bright foyer with built-in bench, den with built-ins and living room with fireplace and built-ins next to the well-equipped chef’s kitchen finished with quartz counter tops, island/eating bar, an abundance of storage space, upgraded industrial Kitchen Aid stainless steel appliances, dining area and convenient butler’s pantry with wine fridge. A mudroom and 2 piece powder room complete the main level. An open staircase with glass rail leads to the second level showcasing a large bonus room with vaulted ceilings, laundry room, 3 bedrooms and 4 piece bath. The master retreat boasts vaulted ceilings, a custom walk-in closet and spa-like 5 piece ensuite with custom walnut cabinets, dual sinks, freestanding soaker tub and large shower. Further highlights of this home include upgraded lighting, carpet and underlay, built-ins in all closets, custom oversized front door, 9’ ceilings in the basement, oversized double attached garage and sunny southwest back yard with deck. This home is a must-see!

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Interested in buying in Elboya?

February 8, 2018

Only 10 minutes south of downtown, this inner city community has everything to offer: the Elbow River Valley, Britannia Plaza amenities with the new Ghitter Block building, golf, schools, parks and skating rink. Elboya’s vibrant history exhibits homes dating back to the early 1950’s all the way to brand new luxury construction.

620 Crescent Boulevard SW. A fully and professionally renovated like-new raised bungalow with front walk-out and impressive curb appeal, located on a quiet and mature street in sought after Upper Elboya. Classic style boasting over 3,100 sq ft of living space, 2+1 bedrooms, 3 full baths and modern flair with quality finishing and nothing left untouched! The elegant main floor showcases a spacious living room with stylish gas fireplace, formal dining room and an impeccably-equipped fully renovated kitchen finished with stainless steel appliances, glass backsplash, lustrous quartz countertops and extended cabinetry featuring wine fridge in the back entrance. The master bedroom includes a generous walk-in closet and stunning 4 piece ensuite. A second bedroom, 4 piece bath and laundry room complete the main floor. The basement is drenched with natural light from large egress windows and features a family/media room, den area complete with built-ins and barn doors, third bedroom, a 3 piece bath, ample storage and access to the garage and front exterior of the home. Further features that cannot help but dazzle include modern lighting, glass railing, wallpaper accents, painted ceilings, central air conditioning, beautifully refinished vintage hardwood flooring, paneled walls, heated floors, new doors, casings, baseboards and the list goes on. Additional renovations include an entirely new exterior, windows, stucco, eaves, soffits, roof and all new insulation. The double attached heated oversized garage includes full built-ins and epoxy flooring. Also enjoy the large, beautifully manicured backyard that’s perfect for summer gatherings and offers complete privacy and an underground sprinkler system. Sophistication and style embody every part of this home.

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