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HOMES & Neighbourhoods

Instant Classic B Y C A R LY P E T E R S Sometimes when you walk into a showhome, it’s difficult to envision your family living there. However, that is not the case with Discovery Homes’ most recent showhome at 141 Willow Creek Road in Bridgwater Trails. This two-storey, urban-style farmhouse was recently honoured as a Parade of Homes Gold Award winner, and features details and a design that makes an almost instant fit with families. Inside the four-bedroom home, the atmosphere is light and airy, with an open concept great room, dining area and kitchen. This relaxed comfortable style is experienced through the kitchen’s painted cabinets, granite-topped island, tiled backsplash, and extra-large farm-

style sink. The great room takes on an urban approach with a floor-toceiling natural stone wall fireplace. The large space feels even bigger with ample windows that allow for the prairie sky to shine through with great views of the lake and trails.

second floor also houses a large laundry space and the master suite. Designed to feel like a spa, the master ensuite features a custom shower made up of four different varieties of natural stone and tile, as well as a soaker tub and quartz countertops.

In keeping with this family oriented home, the main level has a large mudroom with custom designed cabinets and cubbies, perfect for the children’s coats and shoes, as well as a two-piece powder room.

Discovery Homes, a Master Builder, has received numerous awards by the Manitoba Home Builders Association over the years, garnering the company three bronze, three silver and two gold awards from the Parade of Homes for their designs that have been featured in Winnipeg, La Salle, Stonewall, and custom built properties.

The second storey, which boasts a loft where the family spends time relaxing, features garden doors opening onto a covered deck. Along with the home’s four bedrooms, the

The building team’s relationship with their clientele is as strong as the company’s award-winning designs. Many clients have built more than once with Discovery Homes, and consistently refer the builder to their friends and families. “We, as a company, feel truly blessed to have many return customers and referred customers, which may account for our current sales success in 2016,” states Gord Gray, general manager, Discovery Homes. “Our corporate vision has always been to serve our customers with respect and care, and we continue to work with this goal in mind.”

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