Calbridge Homes' Chapter 4 dazzles cover to cover

Chapter 4 is an elegant 3,115-sq.-ft., front-drive, single-family model by Calbridge Homes in Mahogany.

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While creating a sense of luxury in a home, space is important, but so are the details.

From both an esthetics and functionality standpoint, the impressive proportions of a show home by Calbridge Homes are optimized.

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The award-winning builder is demonstrating its Chapter 4 model in the southeast Calgary lake community of Mahogany. It has four bedrooms and a three-car garage.

Ceilings is an area of emphasis in different ways throughout the home. In the great room, thanks to an open-to-above design, the ceiling soars. This characteristic is known to deliver a feeling of luxury and promote creative thinking.

The corresponding towering walls creates space for many windows, an opportunity we see well-used in this room. There is also a full-height fireplace surrounded in stately stone.

Ceilings receive special treatment in the bonus room and master bedroom, as well. The master boasts a vaulted ceiling with use of beams to elevate visual interest even further. In the rear-facing bonus room, it’s an elegant tray-style design.

Among the home’s other eye-catching touches are arched entryways to spaces including the butler’s pantry, garage and master.

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In the master, a striking barn door closes off its upscale ensuite and interconnected walk-in closet. The high note of this ensuite is a spa-inspired shower with full-height glossy tile.

On the opposite end of this space is an upscale free-standing tub beneath a chandelier. Two of the three walls surrounding this tub have a window, dousing it in natural light.

There’s also a vanity with two sinks, each with its own mirror, surrounded in a glossy tile backsplash.

One of the secondary bedrooms has an ensuite, as well. All secondary bedrooms are similar in size and are positioned side by side.

Within a step or two of these bedrooms is a full bathroom equipped with two sinks, supporting use by two children in the family at the same time.

On the main level, the L-shaped kitchen ticks a lot of boxes. People who prioritize storage space will be pleased, as will those who emphasize meal preparation. The latter is achieved through both a well-proportioned island and long stretches of counter space.

On an interior wall, there are open shelves, ideal for showcasing pottery or other small art pieces, photos and recipe books.

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This island includes a sink, built-in shelves and an eating that with seating for at least three people. The aforementioned butler’s pantry links to a traditional walk-in pantry that is generous in size. It also provides direct access to a den, setup as a functional home office.

After work, there’s play, in the developed basement. The large rec area is staged with an air hockey table. There’s a walk-up bar with a tile backsplash in this space, as well.

From the rec area, an arched entryway leads to a short hallway with a bedroom, bathroom and exercise room.

People who enjoy the outdoors will see value in what Mahogany has to offer. Along with Calgary’s largest freshwater lake, and has several other opportunities for enjoying the fresh air, including two private beaches, 22 kilometres of community pathways, and 30 neighbourhood parks and playgrounds.

THE DETAILS

HOME: The Chapter 4 is an upscale front-drive single-family model.

BUILDER: Calbridge Homes.

AREA: Mahogany is an award-winning lake community in southeast Calgary.

DEVELOPER: Hopewell 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 314 Marina Grove S.E. To get there, take Stoney Trail to 52nd Street S.E., then turn left on to Mahogany Road, then right on Marina Link, right on Marina Landing and left on Marina Grove.

INFORMATION: calbridgehomes.com

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