Property of the Week: A Cedar Log Home With a Sauna in Rural Foothills County  

A rural escape from the city, this home features its own in-house sauna, wood-burning fireplaces and sweeping valley views.

Photograph by Chad Clark.

Where it is

316039 160 Ave. W.

 

The location

Situated on 13.7 acres of land with woodlands, grassy acres, plenty of walking paths, and a nearby pond and creek, this property makes it easy to reconnect with nature. The Priddis Creek community area also features its own pond, baseball diamond and outdoor horse riding arena.

 

What to love

Built in 1979, this cedar log home has plenty of new and traditional features to love. For year-round comfort and fun, the home’s entry-level floor boasts in-floor heating, access to the outdoor hot tub (with some beautiful views) and a three-piece bathroom with its own traditional cedar sauna. The main floor living room has its own wood-burning fireplace and sweeping valley views that contribute to the feeling of a log cabin retreat. The dining area connects to a new southwest deck with access to a play structure for kids and a garden area to flex your green thumb. For an extra treat, the primary suite also has its own wood-burning fireplace, six-piece sprawling ensuite and spacious, private balcony.

 

What to consider

Just a 30-minute drive from Calgary, this property is an ideal place for those looking for a rural retreat and to reconnect with nature. Primarily a ranch country, the Priddis Creek community offers sweeping views and open space while still providing easy access to amenities.

 

The stats

4,228 square feet
Five bedrooms
Four bathrooms
Built in 1979
Sauna

Listed for $1,250,000 with realtor Deborah Clark at Century 21 Bamber Realty Ltd.

 

Inside the Home

Photograph by Chad Clark.

Sitting on 13.7 acres of private land, this authentic, cedar log home is the ideal retreat for a getaway from the city or ranch living.

 

Photograph by Chad Clark.

After a warm soak in the outdoor hot tub, step back into the main floor entry to access the traditional cedar sauna.

 

Photograph by Chad Clark.

The wood-burning fireplace in the living room creates a toasty space to gather during the winter.

 

Photograph by Chad Clark.

The wood elements flow seamlessly throughout the connected dining and kitchen space, with easy access to the new southwest deck through the double doors.

 

Photograph by Chad Clark.

The feature wood-burning fireplace in the primary bedroom adds a luxurious touch to the natural wood decor.

 

Photograph by Chad Clark.

The six-piece ensuite bathroom offers a luxurious, spa-worthy soaker tub, dual sinks and a walk-in shower. The soft lighting and dark woods add to the calming feel of the space.

 

Photograph by Chad Clark.

The new southwest deck offers a sprawling space for outdoor entertainment, seating and access to the kids play structure and garden area.

 

Photograph by Chad Clark.

Day or night, enjoy a long soak in the outdoor hot tub and take in the sweeping valley views and fresh air.

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