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by Stu Lowe & Lora Greco

WHAT A RARE FIND! With over 3500sq.ft. of living space this incredible family home is a showcase of quality craftsmanship beyond compare. Amazing features include upgrades through-out all levels with 9’ & 10’ ceilings, limestone tile, gleaming oak hardwood flooring and solid core doors just to name a few. Enter through the grand Foyer to an open concept main level that showcases the spacious Dining and Living Room area, with French doors opening onto a South facing balcony. The beautiful gourmet Kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite counters and top of the line Bosch appliances makes it a perfect entertainment area. The upper level boasts a bright Bonus Room and an exquisite Master Retreat featuring a great view from its vast windows and private balcony. This is complemented by a luxurious Ensuite with soaker tub, walk-in shower and a huge custom built walk-in closet. Upstairs Laundry, 4pc Bathroom and 2 spacious Bedrooms complete the picture. The lower level features heated tile flooring and finished with a Media Room, a full Kitchen, center island and a 3pc Bathroom.The backyard is built for relaxing and entertaining, with low maintenance tiered areas, completely fenced and even room for a lovely flower garden. The rear storage building could be converted back into a double garage and is alongside a double parking concrete pad. This sought after location is just minutes away from public transportation, shopping, Children’s Hospital, U of C, parks and pathways with easy access to Downtown.

Lora Greco & Stu Lowe Real Estate Professionals Inc 


by Stu Lowe & Lora Greco


​MLS# C4165451


by Stewart J Lowe & Associates


by Stewart J Lowe & Associates

New Price: 4 Bedroom, 2 Acres, Quad Garage, Amazing Mountains Views.Morgans Rise Home C4162603 $2,450,000.


by Stewart J Lowe & Associates

Take a good look at this beautiful and bright Hamptons Walkout home. 5 BEDROOM, 5 BATHROOM, WEST REAR, SIDING ONTO THE 10th HOLE AT HAMPTONS GOLF COURSE. 3,156 SF ABOVE GRADE. As you enter this Goldmark custom built home you are drawn to the great sized rooms and stunning stairway connecting all three levels. Main level includes Living and formal dining rooms (with California Shutters) Study, Family room & spacious large Kitchen with granite tops & center Island. The upper level has 4 large bedrooms all ensuite. The second East bedroom with a Jack n Jill bathroom also has a large loft area (for sleepovers!) The Master with upgraded Spa is the whole width of the home and looks over the 10th. The Walkout has huge windows with Rec room, Wet Bar & Shower 3pc. The 5th bedroom which is currently used as a very large office would be the perfect size for the in-laws. A charming Brick gas fireplace and underfloor heating complete the picture for those winter nights watching a good movie. Double insulated att garage.
Large glass-front Duradeck looks West over the 10th hole with stairs down to a full fenced finished garden and patio, Clay Tile roof. Treed and very private. The Hamptons School, Hockey rink, Tennis Courts, Co-op and Superstore are minutes away. The Hamptons is one of the North West/'s most desirable established areas with well laid out homes, no back lanes and lots of parking making it a great family community.  Courtesy of Real Estate Professionals Inc  Direct: 403-850-0669



by Stewart J Lowe & Associates

We are proud to of listed this fine Taradar Built home on Morgans Rise, Springbank



by Stewart J Lowe & Associates

Great Dream Home ! We are loading this beautiful Morgans Rise home onto the MLS later this week. 3,500 sf above grade, full walkout, built to a very high standard by Taradar, one of the best locations in Morgans Rise with awesome mountain views!! Really nice


by Stewart J Lowe & Associates

MLS : C4051392   $4,988,000


PRICE ADJUSTED: OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY FEB 28TH 2-4pm. This is a very beautiful Custom Country Home. Built by Brighton Homes this amazing residence is for a very special buyer with an eye for only the best quality finishing's brought in from around the World and put together with truly master craftsmanship. There is a superb feel of striking accommodation and endless entertaining possibilities. This elegant McDowell designed Custom home has a well proportioned total of five bedrooms with 4 ensuites, and sits in an elevated location with commanding views of the mountains and surrounding countryside. Just under 11,000 TTL sq.ft it captivates the essence of family living with 15 minute access to Calgary and the schools that Springbank is famous for. Materials include: wide plank hand scraped hardwood floors with espresso stain, Organic Sisal Wool carpet in the Walkout, travertine, blue slate and marble. Ultra High End Kitchen with an impressive soaring 18 ft vaulted ceiling. The substantial kitchen is a dream with huge marble island & only the best in High End appliances which include Wolf, Miele, Bosch & SubZero. Enjoy a spacious Walkout with Recreation room, lounge, wet bar, games area, Wine room, large gym, Movie Room and 4th & 5th bedrooms. Access from Morgans Rise is excellent, Springbank Arena is 5 minutes away, all Springbank Schools are inside the Top 10 in Alberta. Webber Academy is 15 minutes away. 8 minutes to Highway 1 and then on to the Rockies or the City. Morgans Rise is THE Premier Sub Division in Springbank. The Perfect life awaits you and your family!

Directions:    West on Lower Springbank Road, right onto RR31, Left into Morgans Rise, Right on Morgans Ridge, second property on the left. Remax Collection sign on property / Drive entrance

Finding The Most Affordable Home

by Stewart J Lowe & Associates

Finding The Most Affordable Home

Owning a home is still a dream for many people, and finding an affordable home has been a challenge over the last few years.

Today’s mortgage requirements and down payment needs are making buying difficult even though interest rates are low. New buyers need to come to find compromises and make sacrifices. Here are some things we suggest…


  • The Price is the biggest sacrifice you can make. It is good to consider buying a home that is 20% less than your mortgage person tells you that you can afford. That will have a huge impact on your ability to pay it down each month.
  • Cash In The Bank.  Ok this has a huge positive impact on affordability for you. Force yourself to save a 20% down payment. This immediately means lower monthly payments, lower interest rate, and avoids any private mortgage insurance.
  • The Neighborhood.  With the location and favorite neighborhood you may need to be sacrificed a little. You may be looking to live in Residential Calgary or the wide open spaces of Rural Acreage Living. Maybe we could help you look for a home that is just outside your ideal neighborhood. Located near public transportation with schools (If you have children or are thinking of expanding the family) within a short drive. You want to have easy access to work and recreation, but also stay out of the neighborhoods that cost the most.
  • Home Styles.  This can make a big difference when buying. If you don’t want to compromise on the location, but the single family homes are too much of a financial stretch, maybe consider a condo, townhome, or duplex, but keep your options open. These housing types make finding an affordable home easier, but may still put you in the right location.
  • Square Footage.  This may need some trimming down but remember, a good floor plan can make a home look a lot bigger. Most homes in Calgary are priced on square footage, so a smaller home with a great layout can be really good on price.
  • Move-in Ready. Sometimes it is good to look for homes that need a little TLC, and if you are not afraid of work, why not consider improving the home yourself after move-in. Cosmetic changes are always good because they are the things you can do yourself.
  • More Bedrooms. Try not to buy what you do not really need, buy just what you actually need to live, and look for extra space in a den or maybe in the basement. An undeveloped basement in a home can really bring the price down, but maybe you can develop it when you need to.
  • Outdoor Space: This can greatly enhance your pleasure with your new home, and make it feel a whole lot bigger. Big lots cost more though so consider compromising with a deck or patio without paying the extra price of living on the edge of wooded open space.
  • Preparing the Mortgage info: We try to link you up with Mortgage experts who can really help our clients with more options and advice, and this should be in place before you go looking. If you need help in this area, just ask us.


by Stewart J Lowe & Associates


Fine Two Acre family home on Bearspaw Country Estates. Fully developed five bedrooms in total. Master on the Main with steam shower and french door to rear deck. Two bedrooms up with a bonus room and an IT area. Main level is a nice open plan with 9ft ceilings and spacious family room. Large bright foyer entrance and good sized mudroom from the triple heated garage entrance. Two decks, one to the rear and a front deck so that you can relax on and look to the Mountains. Your kitchen has custom maple cabinets, center island and stainless steel appliances complimented by granite counter tops and lots of storage. The Basement has a Huge recreation room,  two more bedrooms and 4pc and wet bar. Lots of outdoor living space with a detached 600sf garage / workshop with separate rear drive/entrance. Enjoy the country life 2 minutes to Highway 1A and 7 minutes drive to Tuscany LRT. Easy access to all major roads and the space and lifestyle that Bearspaw offers its Rural acreage community

If you enjoy using your RV save on storage and park on your own RV concrete pad.The garage also has a 60 amp sub panel with 30 amp heater and 30 amp RV exterior outlet for the RV pad. Fully landscaped with children's playhouse if required, numerous yard outlets and lighting. Fenced in storage area for work trailers, equipment, etc. A must see

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Stu Lowe & Lora Greco
Real Estate Professionals Inc
202 5403 Crowchild Trail
Calgary AB T3B 4Z1
Direct: 403-850-0669
Fax: (403) 476-7608

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