Property of the Week: An Updated Arts and Crafts Bungalow

We featured this Arts and Crafts-style heritage home in Avenue in 2002.



 

Where it is

302 39 Ave. S.W. in Elbow Park

How much it is

$979,900

The history

Built in 1918, this Arts and Crafts style home has been updated over the years but maintains its lovely heritage bones. The Arts and Crafts style came out of Britain in the 19th century and emphasized simple design and handcrafted details, partly as a reaction to the ornate Victorian era. In North America, it evolved into Craftsman style. The bungalow was one of its main architecture styles, especially as the movement came to Calgary. 

What to love

All the Craftsman details. The architectural style includes having a simple front porch, site lines from the kitchen into the living spaces and handcrafted details like the wood beams. This house has Brazilian cherry hardwood, Douglas Fir trim, the original brick wood burning fireplace and crystal door knobs. The modern kitchen has antique white maple cabinets. It also has a fully finished basement. We featured this home in Avenue magazine in 2002 as a beautiful example of the Arts and Crafts style in Calgary.

What consider

302 is a loving balance of traditional character and modern updates. It's ideal for an owner who loves the Arts and Crafts style.

The stats

1,034 square feet as well as a fully finished basement
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
Brazilian cherry hardwood
Electric and wood burning fireplace
Landscaped yard
Original single car garage

Listed for $979,900 with realtor Chris Winkler

The living room has the original wood burning fireplace. 

 

There is Brazilian cherry hardwood and Douglas fir trim throughout the main floor including in the dining room.

 

The kitchen has antique white maple cabinets.

 

The master bath has a walk-in shower and heated slate floors.

 

The fully finished basement has two more bedrooms and a media room with an electric fireplace.

 

The landscaped backyard has a water feature.

 

There is a detached single car garage. 

 

Avenue's feature in 2002 highlighted the home's Arts and Crafts style. 

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