Welcome to Creekside Cohousing! This intentional community is quiet and beautiful with a community garden, mature landscaping, fruit trees, ponds, and grassy spaces. The extensive car-free areas are perfect for children’s play. Unit #211 is surrounded by prolific and beautiful landscaping that has been nurtured by the present owner over the last decade. The back yard receives direct sun for most of the day and is screened from a walking path by carefully situated landscaping inside and outside the fence. The front of the house receives late afternoon sun.
The price of a home at Creekside includes many amenities shared between the 36 duplex dwellings: a 3,500 sq. ft. Common House with kitchen, lounge, dining room, meeting rooms, guest rooms, and a play room; a well-equipped workshop, a craft studio, a kayak/canoe storage building, a children’s play area, and gardens and orchards on nine acres of park-like beauty. Creekside is adjacent to a park with extensive wooded walking trails.
This quality-built and well-maintained 1,375 sq. ft. duplex home has three bedrooms –one up and two down – two full baths, and a storage/laundry room over a clean, dry, heated three-foot crawl space. The open concept living space is filled with light and opens onto the back patio through French doors. All main floor rooms have 36” doors to allow aging in place. The main living areas have marmoleum flooring in excellent condition.
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This functional kitchen opens to the dining area for easy entertaining. Appliances are included in the sale.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
The downstairs rear bedroom is a quiet space with a 7’9” closet and a large window that overlooks the private back yard. It sits next to a full bath. Together they could be used as a more private guest area.
The downstairs front bedroom has a large north-facing window and could also be used as an office or studio. Access to a storage cubby under the stairs is via this front bedroom. The closet is 4’8” long.
Upstairs is the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. This bedroom has a view over the commons and the nearby forested area. The upstairs and lower back bedroom have wool carpeting in excellent condition.
Lower Back Bedroom
Lower Front Bedroom
Storage and Laundry Room
A storage and laundry room under the stairs is wired and plumbed for a washer/dryer, or laundry can be done in the common house. This room provides ample shelf space for pantry items or tools and has space for a deep freezer as desired. The crawlspace is accessed from this room. The heated crawlspace is under the entire home for more storage and easy access to plumbing and wiring.
A covered back patio allows three season enjoyment. The private back yard is surrounded by an attractive fence and contains a beautiful mature garden. The small front yard includes a porch and opens onto a shared outdoor space where neighbours gather in good weather to eat meals and enjoy each other’s company.
The Improvements that have been made are as follows:
Large maple built-in bookcase with art display side shelf in front bedroom (office)
Large maple wall-hung vanity cupboard in lower bathroom
New custom fence enclosing back yard
Heat pump moved some distance into the rear yard onto concrete pad and with added low fencing to reduce noise
Improvements to the crawl space duct system to reduce noise.
Downstairs front and back bedrooms and bathroom painted lighter colours: good condition
Custom Hunter-Douglas cordless blinds in front bedroom
New refrigerator, 5 years old.
Drip irrigation installed in all yards
Creekside Commons was founded in 2007 and has grown into a wonderful, friendly, and cooperative community. The Creekside strata has a healthy contingency fund for future repairs and servicing. Creekside is a model of effective decision making. Owners participate in running the community through consensus decision making and volunteer labour.
When you buy a home at Creekside, you are not just buying a beautiful home, you are joining a supportive and welcoming community that will value your participation and friendship.
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