Convenience the Big Attraction at Stonecrest

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"You can go out and put your thermostat at 65 or go away and lock the door, and that's it, you don't have to worry," he says. "I call that lock and leave." The floor plans of the units range from a one bedroom home to two bedroom units with either a den or a computer alcove. "The alcoves are typically smaller and a more defined space than a den and a den could be flex space," explains [Myles... (see full summary)

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It's walking distance to stores, restaurants; common areas allow for serious entertaining

By Gloria Taylor

WALK to Wal-Mart, Safeway or Sobeys and some of Winnipeg's finest restaurants, stores and professional offices.

Go away for a holiday with the kind of peace of mind that comes with living in a multi-unit condominium development or stay at home and enjoy a barbecue on the outside terrace -- community space for homeowners who buy into Stonecrest's multi-unit condos.

Stonecrest is a development by StreetSide Developments and Sunstone Resort Communities that features both townhouse units and apartment-style condos, and the developers are currently selling the apartment units. About 60 per cent of the units in the first block were sold by mid July.

The second phase will go on sale soon.

Ask Myles Viklund, sales consultant for Stonecrest, what the concrete and steel-beam buildings really represent to new owners, and he says it would be lifestyle and convenience.

"You can go out and put your thermostat at 65 or go away and lock the door, and that's it, you don't have to worry," he says. "I call that lock and leave."

Because Stonecrest can be found directly behind, or east, of the retail malls at Kenaston Boulevard at McGillivray Boulevard, shopping, commercial offices and restaurants are just a short distance away at one of the most active retail centres in the city.

"They are a very short distance to any type of shopping. And with the price of gas, it's handy because you won't need to drive."

The floor plans of the units range from a one bedroom home to two bedroom units with either a den or a computer alcove. "The alcoves are typically smaller and a more defined space than a den and a den could be flex space," explains Viklund. "It could be a home office or lifestyle room."

All the floor plans, and there were five different models available originally, feature an open concept with the living room, dining room and kitchen open to one another to...

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