216 Drake Landing Lane, Okotoks
$427,000 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | Fully Finished
EAMONN O'GORMAN, REALTOR®
The Drake Landing Solar Community is a first for North America. 90% of heating is supplied by solar thermal energy.
This beautifully maintained R-2000 home is "built green" to be 30% more efficient than regular homes.
An excellent floor plan opens with a bright living room with a gas fireplace. To the rear of the home is a large kitchen, with a corner pantry & a breakfast bar. Beyond lies the enormous dining nook - plenty of space to entertain here! A laundry area & a half bath complete the main floor.
Upstairs, you’ll find a generous master bedroom with a 4-pc en-suite & walk-in closet, two excellent child bedrooms & a family bathroom.
The basement is finished to a high standard, with family & recreation areas & a large bedroom with a contemporary 3-pc en-suite.
The landscaped rear yard has trees, shrubs, a patio & vinyl fencing. The yard leads to the double detached garage & it’s adjacent single carport, that open out to the paved rear lane.
Beyond the half glazed front door is a welcoming entrance with a mirrored double coat closet and a display niche.
Enter your spacious living room, which is carpeted, has three windows facing towards the front of the home, each dressed with venetian blinds and affording views of the landscaped front yard. You will appreciate the cozy gas fireplace, with its tile surround and wooden mantle.
Beyond the living room is the kitchen and dining area. The kitchen offers a plentiful supply of maple cabinetry and pan drawers. There is a double sink in the island, which also features a breakfast bar. A reeded glass door leads to the corner pantry.
The kitchen is open plan with the very generous dining area, which has a large window to the rear, dressed with venetian blinds, that brings masses of light to the area.
A door from the dining area leads into the laundry area, which also has a coat closet and a door out to your rear yard.
A half bath, situated near the staircases to the upper and lower levels, completes the main floor.
The stairs up are carpeted, with wooden handrails. There is plenty of natural light coming through the two windows that are dressed with venetian blinds. There is also a chandelier light fixture over the staircase.
The upper level bedrooms are arranged around the landing, which features a linen closet.
Towards the back of the home is the very spacious carpeted master bedroom. The windows, dressed with venetian blinds, overlook your rear yard. Two doors lead from the master bedroom. One grants access to the good sized walk in closet. The other leads to the four piece en-suite, which has a window to the rear, dressed with a venetian blind. You will also find a medicine cabinet.
The second and third bedrooms are both good sizes, are carpeted and have double closets. Both bedrooms share the four piece family bathroom which is situated towards the front of the floor plan. The bathroom is spacious and has a south facing window bringing in natural light.
Exterior / Garage
Drake Landing Solar Community
The fully finished full basement is an absolute delight, finished to a very high standard.
Quality flooring covers both the stairs down from the main level and most of the finished space in the basement.
At the bottom of the stairs, you enter a comfortable family room, with in ceiling speakers to enjoy your music.
Adjacent to the family room is a recreation area, currently used as a den but it could have a variety of uses. This space has a window to the rear of the home, allowing plenty of natural light into the area.
At the other end of the basement is the very spacious bedroom, which has a full size window dressed with a cordless, room darkening, cellular shade, in ceiling speakers, a mirrored closet and it's own, very contemporary, three piece en-suite, which has tile flooring, and a glass door, tiled, walk in shower.
This beautiful two-storey home is part of the unique Drake Landing Solar Community, and is also situated in a quiet cul-de-sac.
Plenty of curb appeal here, with a mature evergreen tree set in a landscaped border and surrounded by lawn. Pavers mark your path to the concrete steps up to the front door.
The rear yard has zero maintenance vinyl fencing on all sides. It is beautifully landscaped with trees and bushes & you will enjoy sitting out on the patio. A path leads to your rear double detached garage, in excess of 22ft x 22 ft.
There is masses of room for storage and the garage benefits from a window to it’s rear, bringing natural light in from the yard and also from light panels in the garage door. The garage opens out onto a paved rear lane and adjacent to the garage, you will find a super useful single carport, giving you 3 dedicated parking spaces, as well as available on street parking to the front of the property.
Drake Landing Solar Community consists of 52 homes. It is the first of its kind in North America.
The energy for these homes is captured by solar panels and stored underground for later use in winter for heating.
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