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While the master bedroom is not always the first space considered when buying a new home, it deserves the house hunter’s attention.
It should provide both a positive experience for starting one’s morning and an end-of-day escape.
This is one of the highlights in the Elliott 24 by Jayman Built. This is a 2,316-square-foot, three-bedroom front-drive single-family model now presented as a show home in Legacy.
Rather than sharing the top floor with the other bedrooms, such as the case in most new homes, the master bedroom has a private wing.
A unique format creates ample separation from every other part of the home, this upscale sleep space is accessed approximately halfway up the staircase to the top floor.
Accessed through French doors, the master measures 17 feet 11 inches by 14 feet, with one section reaching 16 feet.
Rather than a flat rear-facing wall, the middle section boxes out. Elevating the visual interest of the space further, it boasts a stylish ceiling feature framed by bulkheads.
The master’s upscale ensuite boasts a vanity with two sinks beneath a full-width mirror, deep soaker tub, and shower encased in glass. It faces a spacious rectangle-shaped walk-in closet.
In addition to achieving separation between the master and children’s bedrooms by pulling it off the top level, the bonus room creates another buffer.
This central sitting area is staged in the show home with a couch, table and TV, ideal for lounging after a busy day at work. It is adjacent to a full bathroom and laundry room, with a front-load washer and dryer.
As most parents will acknowledge when buying a new home, the children’s bedroom sizes are crucial. This factors in on both their comfort level and the ability for these spaces to avoid clutter.
Both secondary bedrooms in this home, positioned side by side, are well-sized. The larger of the two is 12 feet two inches by 11 feet four inches, with a portion reaching 12 feet.
On the main level, there’s considerable natural light. The rear-facing wall features two large windows in the great room and doors with glass inserts and a transom window overtop in the kitchen.
An open-concept design helps pull this sunlight across back half of the main floor.
The kitchen is set up to entertain. Its large island has an extended eating bar with space for four people to sit.
Featuring an open-design, itself, the cooking space can be accessed from both sides, making it easy for multiple people to circulate. This format supports the ability to gather around the island and chat, as well.
To that end, the island faces the great room and dining area, allowing the domestic chef to maintain eye contact and engage in conversation with people who are not necessarily standing in the kitchen.
For anyone who values storage, this kitchen is a fit. In addition to its high volume of cabinets, there’s a spacious walk-in pantry closed off by a sliding barn door.
The kitchen is shown with a stainless steel chimney-style hood fan, fridge with french doors, and wall oven.
People who need to work remotely have a solution in this home. Accessed off the main floor hallway is a flex room, demonstrated in the show home with a desk, chairs and lamp.
HOME: The Elliott 24 is a front-drive single-family home.
BUILDER: Jayman Built.
DEVELOPER: WestCreek Developments.
AREA: Legacy is an away-winning community in southeast Calgary.
HOURS: The show home is open Monday through Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m., and and noon to 5 p.m. on weekends and holidays.
DIRECTIONS: The show home is located at 316 Legacy Circle S.E. To get there, take Macleod Trail to 210th Avenue, turn right on Legacy Gate, then take the second exit at the traffic circle on to Legacy Circle.