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Quality spaces to gather and chat are a priority in the home of anyone who enjoys hosting get-togethers.
These design features add to the experience and increase the likelihood of repeat visits. In the Elbow 3ST SSY 24, this element is not just present, there are several examples of it.
Measuring 2,778 square feet, the front-drive model by Cedarglen Homes is displayed as a show home in the south Calgary community of Seton.
In addition to a striking main floor great room and second level bonus room, there is a sunny third level gathering space. In the show home, this loft, featuring a walk-up bar, is staged to demonstrate how it can support several pieces of furniture with space to spare.
Through sliding glass doors, the loft connects to a front-facing balcony. On warm evenings, it’s easy to imagine a host and their guests transitioning from the loft to this welcoming outdoor space.
The theme of bright spaces continues on the main level where the great room, and adjacent dining area, back on to a series of tall rear-facing windows. Another focal point of the great room is its stylish elongated fireplace.
Connections continue in the kitchen. While many islands have seating for three or four people, the one in this kitchen supports five. This includes seats on two sides of the island, creating a table-like effect were people in these chairs can make eye contact. It sits under pendant lighting and includes a sink.
The kitchen offers valuable spacing, with the fridge and oven on separate walls, creating welcome elbow room. These appliances, including a fridge with french doors, and chimney-style hoodfan are stainless steel.
Another handy kitchen feature is its well-sized walk-through pantry, which connects to a mud room with coat hooks and a bench.
Multi-generational households will appreciate the model’s fourth bedroom on the main floor. For elderly relatives, this is ideal, allowing them to avoid regular use of stairs.
The model offers an option to convert this bedroom into a flex room. That is what is seen in the show home, where it is demonstrated as a home office.
Young families may choose to use this room as a place for children to keep toys and books. This function helps keep the great room clear, which is particularly important when guests visit.
The aforementioned bonus room is 15 feet seven inches by 14 feet three inches. As seen in the show home, these dimensions support several pieces of furniture, creating a relaxing place for family to stream their favourite series.
All three bedrooms have a walk-in closet. When this feature is included in secondary bedrooms, it helps maintain the suitability of the space for children as they get older.
A full bathroom near these bedrooms boasts two vanities, allowing more than one child to brush their teeth and comb their hair at the same time. This saves time on busy weekday mornings.
In the master bedroom, the ensuite features an expansive vanity and two sinks with plenty of space between them. This is below a full-width mirror.
The ensuite also includes a deep soaker tub and shower with a black frame featuring full-height tile. A walk-in closet for the master is accessed through the ensuite.
HOME: The Elbow 3ST SSY 24 is a front-drive single-family model.
BUILDER: Cedarglen Homes.
AREA: Seton is a new community in southeast Calgary.
DEVELOPER: Brookfield Residential.
HOURS: The show home is open 2 to 8 p.m Monday through Thursday, and noon to 5 p.m. on weekends and holidays.
DIRECTIONS: The show home is located at 162 Setonstone Green S.E. To get there, take Deerfoot Trail to 212th Avenue S.E. Then turn left on Seton Way, right on Union Avenue and right on Setonstone Green.