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review Superior quality 1 and 2 bedroom homes starting from only $188,900 AND a 1.9% mortgage *
Plus for a limited time only select homes on sale
Come by today and choose from:
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MOVE IN SOON – LANGLEY’S BEST NEW CONDOMINIUMS!
Visit our Discovery Centre today 5655 - 210A St, Langley. Open Saturday to Thursday, 12-5. cornerstoneliving.ca 604.534.6000. Sutton Group Express Realty
*Visit Discovery Centre for details. This is not an offering for sale or financing. Available to qualified buyers only. Any such offering may only be made with a disclosure statement. The Developer reserves the right to make changes without notice. E.&O.E.
OPEN SUNDAY, JULY 24TH, 2-4 PM #74 5550 LANGLEY BY-PASS RIVERWYND. Popular senior’s complex – close to Safeway Mall. This end unit rancher home is cozy & clean and offers a well laid out plan with 1340 sq. ft., two bedrooms, two full baths, formal living and dining rooms, bright kitchen with eating area “bay,” gas fireplace. Covered patio and mature shrubs for added privacy at back. Good storage in unit plus crawl space and garage attic space. Immediate possession possible. Asking $332,000. Enter complex through 56th Ave. gate.
Andrea Hammond 604-530-0231 Andrea Hammond Serving Royal LePage Customers since 1982
Royal LePage Wolstencroft Realty Langley Unit 111, 20434 - 64 Avenue, Langley Cell: 604-897-7236 • www.royallepage.ca
Come Live the Chelsea Green Lifestyle! With the fabulous clubhouse, outdoor pool, the OPEN HOUSE JULY 23rd & 24th, 2-4 PM beautiful well kept grounds; and many other amenities, you will be forgiven for thinking you are in a resort. No more shoebox units, this spacious, Adult (19+) apartment has over 1200 sq. ft. with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large pantry, and a storage room in the suite as well as a locker. The unit is ground floor, but NOT ground level. This is a well managed complex with a very healthy Contingency fund. Come and see how you could be living - you will be glad you did! Offered at $259,900. Come out to the Open House, or call CAROLE #104 - 20381 96th Ave., Langley for your personal tour!
Check out the Virtual Tour at: WWW.seevirtual360.com/21088
Carole Mackenzie 604-530-0231 Fax 604-530-6042 Toll Free 1-877-611-5241
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#5 4850 207th, Langley • $308,000 Well priced and well cared for 3 bedroom townhouse across the street from Langley City park and Music School. Private sunny backyard with nice decks for barbecues and relaxing. Open living on main with gas f/p. Three bedrooms upstairs and master with balcony. Pets are welcome.
Ricki Willing 604-788-9727 Sutton Group - Seafair Realty
#21 18701 66th Ave., Cloverdale BC
Riverwynd, popular senior's complex end unit. 1340 sq. ft., two bedrooms, two full baths, bright kitchen with eating area, gas fireplace. Covered patio, good storage plus crawl space.
2 bedrooms, large master bedroom, 3 piece ensuite. Nice layout with 2nd bedroom at opposite end of townhome. Open ﬂoor plan from kitchen/ living area and dining rm. Large fenced backyard. Amenities include gym and childrens play area. Low maintenance fees. This townhome is 6 years old and 1148 sq. ft. and walking distance to all shopping.
Andrea Hammond 604-530-0231 Royal LePage Wolstencroft Realty
#104 - 20381 96th Ave., Langley • $259,900 Sat. & Sun. Live the Chelsea Green lifestyle. Clubhouse, outdoor pool, you will think you are in a resort. 1200 sq. July 23 & 24 ft. apartment has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pantry, storage room. Well managed complex. Carole Mackenzie 604-530-0231 2-4 pm Royal LePage Wolstencroft Realty
Personal Real Estate Corporation #1 in 2010 (FVREB 2 Team Member) With over 75 Sales G G G BASEMENT BASEMENT TIN TIN TIN S S S I I I HOME ON L L L HOME ON W 4.4 ACRES NEW 3.75 ACRES NE NEW First time offered for
Beautiful Great Room style 2 level & bsmt on over sized CDS lot (5,936 S/F) in Yorkson. Very bright with lots of windows & extensive $ use of crowns or high ceilings. Den/office off main & entertainers dream kitchen with high end S/S appliances, granite & island. Huge combined livrm/dinrm, opens to large fenced & beautifully landscaped back yard for the family BBQ’S. Upstairs has 4 oversized bdrms, elevated master with luxurious 5 pce enste & W/In closet. Prof finished legal 2 bdrm suite with island kitchen S/S appliances, electric fireplace in livingroom & sep laundry. Bonus room with wet bar. Don’t miss this great home! 8348 208B St. Langley
Beautiful setting on 3.75 acres in S. Langley. Long $ paved driveway takes you to a very well built (VLA) home in very good condition. Stunning gardens, orchard, pond and mature trees in a very private setting. 2 barns, 40x30 & 24x30 with power. Hay field or fenced pasture for livestock. Drilled well, new roof & very well priced. 23059 - 40 Ave, Langley
sale, this beautiful 3,200 S/F bsmt home on 4.4 acre private estate. $ Enter thru the gates & paved driveway. Brand new roof, new drilled well. Upstairs consists of 3 llarge bd bdrms, Mdb Mdbrm hhas 3 pce ensuite & patio door access to 17x20 sundeck. Updated kitchen with new counters, Jenn-air stove top & sink. Attached famrm with patio doors to private sundeck. Fully finished bsmt, huge rustic games room & wet bar with access to lower patio, summer kitchen with bdrm & work out room plus sauna & 3 pce bath. Attached 22x24 garage, 24x45 3 stall barn with power & water, easily converted to a great shop, plus old riding ring. Hay field or pasture. 2211 256 St. Langley
E CUTE 3 RIC P BEDROOM W RANCHER NE Great starter or super (8,800 $ S/F) building 424,900 lot on the hill in Murrayville. Good frontage 80 ft. and well located within easy walking distance to James Hill Elementary & Denny Ross Memorial Park. 22079 Old Yale Road
1.6 ACRE ESTATE
Private, parklike 2.35 acre estate property, with creek and towering evergreens in an area designated for business park. Custom built 2 level $ with walkout daylight basement, this gorgeous country home is over 6600 sq. ft. and accessed down a long winding driveway, over a creek to a super natural private setting. Separate shop with 200 amp service, and unauthorized suite at front of property. Lots of options with this rare property in a quiet setting. Minutes to Freeway & Golden Ears Bridge. 19676 86 Avenue, Langley
Excellent location (cluster 22) remodeled 3 bedroom end unit with big private back yard. $ All new flooring, paint, fully renovated bath up. Bright all white kitchen with s/s gas stove and s/s dishwasher. Vaulted ceiling in living room with Valor gas fireplace. 3rd bedroom or den on main. One sized utility room with lots of storage. This is a great package in a super complex. 6036 W. Greenside Dr., Cloverdale
Original owners are selling this beautiful custom & quality built home in a great CDS in Bakerview Heights. Oversized private fenced S. Facing yard $ with kids playhouse, storage shed, kennel area & easy care landscaping with I/G sprinklers. Professionally painted 2010, plus crowns throughout living & dining rms. Nice bright open plan, high ceilings & solid hardwood in entry. Oak kitchen open to bright fam/rm with f/place, den on main with closet. 3 Bdrms up, oversized master bdrm with W/I closet & 4 piece ensuite with separate shower & soaker tub. Easy access 5’ crawl for extra storage. This home shows as a “10”. 26878 24A Ave. Langley
RARE OPPORTUNITY IN FORT LANGLEY
SPACIOUS TOWNHOME END UNIT
3 BEDROOM RANCHER Well maintained and great street appeal for this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom rancher in Excelsior Estates. $ Level walking to Blacklock Elementary school, seniors centre, transit and nature trails. New 40 year roof, furnace, air conditioning and gas fireplace. Great layout, master has 3 piece ensuite and walk-in closet. Very private south facing and fenced back yard with covered patio. Galley oak kitchen with adjacent eating area and family room. This home has an energy guide rating of 72. Don’t miss this great home. 20758 51A Ave. Langley
$ Possible four ¼ acre lot subdivision in Fort Langley. Very rare opportunity. Call for full particulars today. 8822 & 8846 Wright St.
Great assembly property on corner of Fraser $ 499,000 Hwy & 224th. Township has indicated possible multi-family with adjoining property to the West. No value has been added to improvements. 4875 224 St. Langley.
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The Encore at Hillcrest
#74 5550 Langley By-pass, Langley • $332,000
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22519 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge
Renovated & NE stunning 2 storey, 4 bdrm home on quiet $ no-thru street on 1.6 Acres. 22’ Vaulted ceilings w/exposed beams & many skylights. 3 separate fireplaces, top floor wrap around library open to lvg room below accessible by spiral staircase with loft upstairs. M/Bdrm on main w/French doors leading to private backyard with in-ground pool. 20077 Fernridge Cres., Langley
604.533.3491 ReMax Treeland Realty
www.garyhooge.com email@example.com COUNTRY ESTATE ON 4.74 ACRES
Private retreat, this Mediterranean inspired country estate set on 4.74 $ rolling acres in South Langley. Renovated several years ago, this 2 storey home with triple garage, work-shop & 3 stall barn with tack/feed room. Thousands spent on quality extras throughout the home with 50 year guarantee on the roof. 3 zone H/W heat, hardwood & tile flrs, updated baths & kitchen, 2 gas fireplaces. Den or 4th bdrm plus games room on main flr. Picturesque acreage, fenced pastures, loafing shed & new small hip roof barn. All on a quiet dead end street, 25032 28 Ave. Langley
CRESCENT LAKE 2 STOREY “LAKEFRONT” in South Brookswood. Custom built 3,666 Sq. Ft. 5 Bdrm 2 level home. Hardwood floors on main, decor paint, crown $ mouldings new carpeting & updated bathrooms. Unique 24x31 “Guys” room with gas fireplace which doubles as a large garage and is included in Sq. Ft. of house. Curved staircase off entry which leads to 5 Bdrms with character (Cape Cod roof line). Large master with full ensuite and oversized games room. Private back yard with large patio (partially covered BBQ & dining area) and Hot Tub. All overlooking “Crescent Lake”. Completely remodeled kitchen with granite counters, island, & breakfast bar. 12x20 Storage shed with power. Easy walking to shopping, Campbell Valley hiking trails & more. 20184 24 Ave. Langley
Very rare “True” rancher, only attached on one side and nobody above you. Exceptionally well located in the $ complex, with large & private back yard. Easy walking distance to the club house & mailbox. 2 good sized bdrms plus new S/S appliances. Single garage plus open parking. All in a (age 35+) very well run complex on the top of the hill in Murrayville. Easy level walking to all your shopping needs. #401, 21937 48 Ave. Langley
MONTE VISTA VILLAS
The Oaks. Very bright 1653 sq. ft. end unit with lots of windows, 3 good $ sized bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, recroom and bathroom down. High ceilings on the main level, professionally painted with designer colors, new flooring throughout. Bonus recroom & bath down. Beautiful front porch, rear sundeck and last but not least, DOUBLE SIDE X SIDE GARAGE. Priced to sell, quick dates, no problem unit. #3, 20120 68 Ave., Langley
Priced to sell! This large well located 2 bdrm, 1 bath in “Monte Vista Villa” over$ looking quiet park like setting from your elevated 1st floor sundeck. Well run, 45+ complex, close to everything. Maintenance includes heat & hot water, insuite laundry, underground parking. Immediate possession available. No pets & no rentals. 107 33369 Old Yale Rd. Abbotsford
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2 BR & 2 Baths starting at $
224,900 (incl. net HST)
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Your final opportunity to own in ParkLane’s award-winning community of Bedford Landing. Spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments ranging from 650 – 1,050 square feet located directly on the waterfront in historic Fort Langley. Come view our brand new Presentation Centre and professionally decorated show suite.
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• The Langley Times • Thursday, July 21, 2011
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VISIT OUR PRESENTATION CENTRE TODAY OPEN DAILY MON – THURS 2PM – 7PM SAT – SUN 12PM – 5PM N Payment of $604/month is based on a rate of 4.45% amortized over 30 years with a 20% downpayment OAC. The price point of $142,500 shown above is exclusive of HST. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to live in a home that inspires you with walkable amenities. Contact a sales rep for more details today! Prices and incentives are subject to change and may be withdrawn without prior notice. E.&O.E.
Sec 1 Discovery Island 203-2414 Church Street 204-34101 Old Yale Centrally Located Two Large Patios Private Island Setting 1 Bedrooms, 1 Bath 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths on Coast of Victoria
201-15991 Thrift Ave Beautiful White Rock 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
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110-777 Eighth Street Close to all amenities 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$ 588,700 REDUCED $1,999,700 REDUCED $ 698,000
13088 Sylvester Road Peaceful 10 Acres 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths
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3 & 4 bedroom townhomes in murrayville Established neighbourhood. Close to city amenities . inspired by rich heritage, contemporary design and community values, Winchester by ParkLane is an exclusive collection of Craftsman-style townhomes located in the heart of Murrayville—one of Langley’s most beautiful and sought-after communities.
move in now from $329,900 Incl. net hst Open 12 – 5 pm Daily 21867 - 50th Avenue, Langley 604-533-1886 www.parklane.com
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• The Langley Times • Thursday, July 21, 2011
The way to a home buyer’s heart is through the kitchen
Kitchens still the centre of the home Everyone has heard the old saying that the kitchen is the heart of the home. With today’s emphasis on open spaces and entertaining, that is once again very true. When searching for a new home, Rick and Fiona Hickman were interested in a large kitchen that was open to a dining area and living room. They found one in Morningstar’s Avondale, on Coquitlam’s Burke Mountain. “From an entertaining point of view, that was very important,” says Rick. Fellow Avondale owners Claudine and Jeff Dixon agree. “The kitchen was what we fell in love with,” says Claudine. “It’s really open.” “The kitchen was the biggest draw-in,” adds Jeff, saying that entertaining was high on their list of priorities and the kitchens at Avondale
were just what they were looking for. “People love the big kitchens and big islands” at Surrey townhome development Sequoia, says Fairborne Homes general sales manager Rosalin Wang-Foong. Though a relatively recent addition to many kitchens, islands will give you increased counter space while also providing a place to sit for a casual meal or quick snack. With high-end features like glass-tile backsplashes and granite countertops becoming standard, the modern kitchen is not just functional but also beautiful. Gone are the days of the messy counters piled with gadgets, as homeowners welcome storage solutions that minimize clutter while also keeping everything to hand so you can perfect that cupcake or whip up a light family dinner.
‘There’s a real mix of ages ... that’s what makes a community’
Eclipse causing excitement in Delta by Kerry Vital
There’s a permanent light breeze at Eclipse, even as the sun gently heats your skin. Birds are chirping, and the laughter of children can be heard as soon as you step outside your door. As part of Polygon’s master-planned community of Sunstone in Delta, Eclipse is perfect for young families, older downsizers and professionals looking for their first home. Buyers of all ages are flocking to the project to purchase their own piece of airy, open paradise. “We have never seen so much excitement about living here,” says sales manager Sandra Bua. “There is such a sense of community and loving your neighbours.” The development opened for sale on June 11, with a first phase of 28 homes. Since the opening, 24 homes have been sold. “People were staying overnight here for two nights before the sale,” Bua says. The spacious townhomes in phase one come in one of three floorplans, all of which continue the astronomy theme with their names (Astral, Lunar
and Solar). Every home, ranging from 1,345 to 2,238 square feet with three or four bedrooms, includes plenty of space for families, entertaining or just a quiet romantic dinner. A popular feature? The enormous master bedrooms, all of which showcase either a large walk-in closet (some with a window) or an extra space perfect for a desk, loveseat or armoire for your shoe collection. Every ensuite includes a soaker tub with a separate shower, and marble countertops and dual sinks are standard. The largest floorplan available, the Lunar series, includes a recreation room on the bottom floor that is tailormade for a playroom, media room or office space. That layout has proven popular due to the shower downstairs, Bua says, which makes it perfect for hosting out-of-town guests or leaving teenagers to their own devices. Every room in the house feels indulgent and spacious. When the front or back door is open the breeze blows through quietly, making you feel
like a member of an exclusive resort community. That resort community atmosphere permeates the entire Sunstone development. Eclipse is the fifth project Polygon has built at Sunstone. The sense of community is never more apparent than when you take a walk down the gently curving street. “You see residents walking around with babies,” says Polygon VicePresident of Marketing Goldie Alam. “There is a real mix of ages ... that’s what makes a community.” Residents at Eclipse will be given access to the Sunstone Club, a 12,000 square-foot amenities building that includes an outdoor pool, a gym, a
fireside lounge with a billiards table, and much more. Sunstone Lake is currently being developed, alongside a playground, outdoor stage and several trails for walking or cycling. A shopping area near the club is also planned. “There isn’t anything comparable in this area,” says Alam. “Just look at what you get!” “Buyers are recognizing the incredible value,” says Bua. “They love the idea of the sense of community, and it’s a really safe neighbourhood.” Homes at Eclipse start at $429,900. For more information, visit www. polyhomes.com/community/eclipse, or call 604-588-8153.
People were staying overnight here for two nights before (we opened for sale),” says sales manager Sandra Bua.
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The dining and living areas at Eclipse are spacious (above), while outdoors the landscaping perfectly complements the resort community atmosphere (left). Buyers will be able to spend warm days beside the outdoor pool at the Sunstone Club (top) or go for a walk or bike ride on the new trails around the entire development.
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RENOVATED WHITE ROCK CONDO
The Brydon House
5383 198 Street
The BRYDON HOUSE. Own a piece of Langleyâ€™s history. Originally the home for the Brydon family, this solid rancher backs onto Brydon Park and has b een lovingly maintained for more than 50 years. Original hardwood floors, updated kitchen with granite counter tops and gas range, updated windows and a wideopen, partly finished basement with a separate entrance. new roof last year. FOUR-CAR GARAGE (plus a second driveway). Raised 500 SF deck in the private backyard overlooks the park. Brydon Lagoon and Nicomeckl walking trails are just down the street. Hurry, this is a rare gem. Call Kevin @ 604-626-8250
20326 98a Ave. $729,888
4976 198 Street $489,900
VILLA DARDINELLE, #103 - 820 Habgood St.
3 Master Bedrooms PLUS a 3 Bedroom Suite
Mason Heights Private Yard Backing On Creek
8 bedrooms total. Beautifully finished with hardwood flooring, crown mouldings, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, slate tile and ivory cabinets. Owner has done many upgrades throughout. Three master bedrooms (1 on main - easily used as a den/office plus 2 more up). 2 additional bedrooms upstairs that share a bathroom. Unauthorized 3 bedroom (or 2+den) suite in basement with separate entrance has big, beautiful kitchen. Call Kevin @ 604-626-8250
Lovely Mason Heights 3 level split, ready for your family! The large yard is fenced and private, backing onto greenspace with a little creek behind. Some of the recent updates include roof, gutters, flooring and paint. Spacious double garage and tons of parking, all in a quiet area of Langley. Priced to sell, this is the home youâ€™ve been waiting for! Call Pam @ 604-644-4606
Canâ€™t miss this beautifully updated unit with partial ocean views in the summer great winter ocean, park and sunset views. This raised 1st ďŹ‚oor, 2 bed, 2 bath 1200sf unit offers granite countertops throughout with new ďŹ xtures, marble ďŹ‚oors in the kitchen and bathâ€™s, new soaker tubs with new tile surround, rain shower in master, high end stainless steel appliances, tons of cabinet and counter space, sparkling dining room chandelier, large bright living room and 2 balconies! Enjoy all that White Rock has to offer in this beautiful private condo just steps away from Marine Drive.
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FINAL TWO HOMES ON PROTECTED GREENBELT Two storey, 3 or 4 bedroom homes. Unfinished basement ready for your ideas. Fully landscaped and partially fenced yards.
604 466 5723
5000 CASH BACK
on GREENBELT HOMES (Call for details)
HOMES READY FOR MOVE IN NOW!
Sales Office Open Saturday & Sunday 1pm - 5 pm or by appointment.
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