April 20, 2020
Most of us were raised with a healthy appreciation for the separation of outside and inside.
Whether we were told to close a door or window, to take off our shoes or put on a jacket, or to use our “indoor voice” when explaining something that had us excited, there was always a different set of rules for outdoor living than there was for indoor living.
Here in Alberta, most of us are already unable to enjoy the outdoors due to the extreme cold and snow that comes between November and May setting us up for an exclusively indoor lifestyle that fails to capture the best of both worlds.
Brookfield’s Artesia is a community built to cater to those who refuse to settle for anything but the best fit for their unique lifestyles, and as such consideration to lifestyle is paid with every decision made for the development of both their community, and the custom estate homes that fill it.
Artesia was developed by those who understand that at the end of the day, your home protects the people, things and experiences that you value the most; that which represents all that really matters at the end of the day.
Fortunately, those who live in Artesia need not concern themselves with sacrifice, thanks in part to Artesia’s ability to cater to the unique, attractive and ever-evolving lifestyles of those who choose to live here. Their commitment to design, sustainability and conveniences showcases attention to high-value design and layout opportunities that may otherwise be overlooked.
Thus, in addition to featuring uncommon urban luxuries like oversized lots and public water features, most of Artesia’s estate homes include walk-out basements that offer connectivity by design between indoor conveniences and outdoor experiences.
Those with fire pits and outdoor lounge furniture can easily host friends and family; offering the basement seating and built-in bar space as the ideal staging area for refilling impressive cocktails and a safe, bug-free area for hor d’oeuvres, games and anything else better suited for indoors.
For families with kids, the basement and walk-out backyard areas offer an ideal escape for those with unbridled energy whose volume and energy are better suited away from the main living areas and kitchen; where adults can still achieve serenity, without losing the connectivity or need to supervise from a distance. Snacks can be served to hungry kids, without the need to disrupt their world of imagination with calls to come inside and take off their shoes.
Yes, in addition to the way a walkout basement increases the look and appeal of the house by featuring that which is commonly buried underground, Artesia’s Estate-Built Homes utilize their unique designs to offer so much more to those who choose to build here. Not the least of which, is the like-minded nature of those who live in the community.
To capture what we mean, here’s a a quote from one of the newest buyers at Artesia, as he described what it was like to discuss the future plans for his backyard, with his next-door neighbour.
“We bought this property, in part, for the view it offered from the back. We regularly travel to Africa to manage our African Safari Tour business and chose our lot in Artesia because the view reminded us of the Serengeti,” says Arnie Cay. “The last thing we wanted to do was to put up a larger fence that would block the view from the downstairs. Fortunately, when I introduced myself to my next door neighbour, they felt the same way and together with their next door neighbour, we were able to come up with a design plan that incorporated all three of our yards, and all of our needs for privacy, connectivity and an unobstructed view.”
When it comes to choosing your new forever home, it pays to understand much more than the square footage and address — you deserve to come home to a place that caters to your best life, and surrounds you with the type of places, people and possibilities that define a life better lived.
Fortunately for you, Artesia offers all of the above, both inside and out.