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December 01, 2017

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Shane Homes flexes customization muscle in Legacy

Pepper Rodriguez

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The detached garage single-family home has always been the preferred home for first-time homebuyers. The comfort and pride of owning your own home, with your own yard, and still remain on budget is its enduring appeal. And with Shane Homes takes these features even further with their ability to personalize the home to fit the buyers’ lifestyle.


Shane Homes’ latest show home, Sienna in the southeast community of Legacy, brings to focus the multi-awarded builder’s skill in designing a smart, stylish three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath home. Sienna’s entire 1,561-square-foot size is put to good use with no wasted space.

“Our biggest advantage remains that we are able to let buyers customize the home to better fit their lifestyle. If they want to turn Sienna to a two-master-bedroom plan, they can. If they want to extend the home five feet, they can,” Shane Homes area manager Michael MacLean.

Sienna is a new model for Shane Homes. Its stylish functionality is evident from the full-length covered verandah that adds so much family-friendliness to the streetscape, to the contemporary open-concept main floor, and its stylish galley kitchen with long, central island.

Sienna starts in the $390,000s in Legacy, and Shane Homes offers five other laned homes here starting from the $380,000s. “Legacy has a lot of things going for it, new schools, new commercial areas are coming up and it’s a perfect community for young families and those looking for their first home,” MacLean says.

The Sienna laned home show home features elevation B with stone detailing. “Laned homes sold out quite quickly in Legacy’s first phases, we’re glad to be able to offer more of these in this new phase,” says Kalida Goldade, marketing manager at WestCreek Developments, Legacy’s developer.

The long, central island takes centre stage in Sienna, with the galley-style kitchen behind it providing lots of working and entertaining space. The quartz countertops give it a clean, uncluttered look and the upgraded full-height backsplash. “Sienna’s well-designed kitchen is one of its most popular features,” MacLean says.

Optional maple railing with metal spindles on the staircase brings a sense of contemporary style to Sienna. The laminate flooring in dining nook, kitchen and foyer gives the main floor lend it a stately ambience. “There aren’t a lot of upgrades in the show home, and building one similar to it will be about $405,000, including GST,” MacLean says.

The spacious living room at the front of the home is an inviting spot for entertaining guests. Oversized windows and nine-foot ceilings allow tons of natural light in, giving interiors a sunny countenance. “Our laned homes offer plenty of room for growth, and Shane Homes can help buyers achieve those goals with our customization program,” he adds. 

FAST FACTS:

Builder: Shane Homes

Community: Legacy

Developer: WestCreek Developments

Size: 1,561 sq. ft.

Price: Starts from the $390,000s

Address: 17 Legacy Glen Row S.E.

Directions: South on Macleod Tr., east on 210 Ave. and follow the signs

Web: www.shanehomes.com

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