Viewing Archive – April 2013

The Elm – a classic rancher offering style and comfort

The ‘Elm’ offers an ideal 1380 square foot one level living environment in this spacious well crafted  2 bedroom  plus + Den/Office,  2 bathroom rancher plan. With an individual geothermal heating and air conditioning heat pump system and many other ‘green’ features it earns a Built Green Gold accreditation and an Energuide 80+ rating resulting from it’s high energy efficient.

An open concept great room features a well designed gourmet kitchen and island adjacent to dining & living with a coffered ceiling and gas fireplace with wood mantle. Access is off the living room to a fenced back yard … read more

Ageing in Place – Designing Accessible Homes for today and the future

Have you ever sprained an ankle or broken a limb and discovered how challenging it can be to make your way around your home?  Just as young families buying their first home think about how many rooms they will need for a growing family, baby boomers are now thinking about how they will ‘age in place’ in their next home purchase.

We were curious to hear what older people in our community thought about  ‘ageing in place’ so a couple of months ago we invited a number of older couples to a focus group.  They toured our new Woodland Creek read more