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Some homes have little space to gather and relax. But for many close family members, the ability to connect is important.
This is reflected in the Cedarglen Homes show home in the South Calgary community of Belmont. The Champion 3T SS 24 is a 2,499 square foot, three story, front drive single family home.
It boasts several compelling social spaces, but one is literally better than the rest. The third floor has a loft that opens onto a balcony, offering homeowners and guests an outdoor living space.
The 12′ 10′ x 10′ balcony has plenty of space for seating and a table. On warm summer evenings, this is the ideal place to enjoy a drink and a good conversation. This idea is supported by a walk-up bar just steps away from the loft.
The home also has a bonus room upstairs, a stunning 20’2″ x 13’9″ room, and an attractive option for gathering in the open concept kitchen.
The kitchen is a social gathering place with a spacious island with a dining bar that seats at least four. There is plenty of space around the island for gathering, chatting and snacking.
The island has a sink and receives plenty of light, standing below a row of pendant lights.
The kitchen features stainless steel appliances including a chimney-style hood fan, subway tile backsplash, and a generously sized walk-in pantry.
To the right of the kitchen cabinets is an open shelf with a small desk underneath. The size of this desk is perfect for flipping through cookbooks or jotting down new recipes. It is also convenient for storing miscellaneous items such as mail and car keys.
For larger desks, there is a flex room near the front on the main floor that can be used as an office.
Multi-generational households may find this option appealing, offering the older members of the family a sleeping space that doesn’t require them to use stairs regularly. This is supported by the addition of a shower in the half bathroom, giving residents of the main floor bedrooms a place to get ready for the day.
Families who value privacy will appreciate the foyer design. From the front door there is no view other than the foyer itself.
A large window fills the back wall of the main floor, providing ample sunlight into the kitchen, adjoining dining area, and great room.
The star of the great room is the striking elongated fireplace surrounded by chevron design.
The second floor provides a refuge for the head of household. The master bedroom ensuite is grand and full of luxury elements, including a separate bathtub next to an elegant black-framed glass-enclosed shower.
Additionally, there is a vanity with two sinks under a full width mirror.
The bathroom leads to a walk-in closet and finally to the laundry room. A laundry room with front load washer and dryer is also accessed from the hallway.
The bathroom and closet ensemble creates a route for getting ready in the morning quickly and easily, and access to the laundry room eliminates the need to carry baskets of clothes long distances.
House: The Champion 3ST SSY 24 is a front drive single family home.
builder: Cedarglen Homes.
Developer: national anthem.
range: Belmont is a new community in southwest Calgary.
direction: The show home is located at 17 Belmont Villas SW. To get there, take 194th Avenue S. to Sheriff King Street, turn left on Belmont Boulevard, turn right on Belmont Villas.
time: Show Home is open from 2-8 PM Monday-Thursday and from 12-5 PM on weekends and public holidays.