Property of the Week: An Elegant Bungalow in Rural Foothills County

Nestled on eight acres, this bungalow features a walkout basement, an indoor pool and hot tub, a four-hole putting green and more.

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

Where it is

338025 40 Steet W.

 

The property

Located in Rural Foothills County, this home offers the perfect balance between luxury living and cozy retreat. Situated in a community that’s rich in culture and history, the property encompasses eight acres of land, with sweeping views of the Rocky Mountains, a beautifully landscaped yard and even a manicured, four-hole putting green to enjoy.

 

What to love

Luxurious details paired with subtle, thoughtful design make this home look and feel like a true oasis. The property offers plenty of options for entertaining friends and family or just enjoying a night to yourself. There’s an indoor pool, a hot tub and a waterfall feature with outside access to a massive patio that’s perfect for some suntanning after an invigorating swim. Downstairs, the walkout basement has a media and recreation area with a full circular wet bar, a sunroom and access to the landscaped yard. The gourmet kitchen is the perfect place to cook and features a casual breakfast nook and deck access for taking in the panoramic mountain views and romantic sunsets. The dining room, meanwhile, is ideal for more formal meals — the room’s custom, 1930s hammered-tin ceiling and crystal light fixtures add an immediate sense of elegance to any occasion. Outside, there are several patio areas to enjoy, either with friends and family or for some quiet time alone with nature’s soundtrack.

 

What to consider

Situated just minutes away from the shops in Okotoks, and close to Strathcona Tweedsmuir School, this home, with its four bedrooms and five bathrooms, is ideal for families or couples who like to entertain. The bedrooms can be easily converted into home offices or saved for a growing family. Rural Foothills County also offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation enthusiasts, thanks to its easy access to the mountains and nature trails.

 

The stats

Nearly 8,000 square feet
Four bedrooms
Five bathrooms
Eight-acre property
Indoor parking for nine cars
Four-car oversized detached garaged with upper loft and lift
Solar panel and wind turbine power

 

Listed for $2,995,000 with Catherine Chow at Catherine Chow Realtor, CIR Realty.

 

Inside the Home

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

Driving up to this home feels like arriving to your own personal oasis, thanks to its perfect balance of luxurious details, cozy appeal and tasteful landscaping.

 

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

The fireplace and built-in shelves in this living room create a warm gathering space, while the large windows welcome in a flood of natural light.

 

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

With its custom, 1930s hammered-tin ceiling, the formal dining room evokes a feeling of historical nostalgia, perfect for hosting dinners.

 

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

The gourmet kitchen comes fully equipped with a Dacor six-burner range top, double wall ovens, three dishwashers, a Sub-Zero fridge and freezer, a butler pantry and a walk-in pantry for extra storage.

 

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

One of two home offices, this room boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and tranquil outdoor views — a perfect spot for powering through a day of work.

 

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

The walk-out basement offers plenty of recreational fun, from the massage chair and pool table to the media area and circular bar.

 

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

Wow your friends with your bartending skills at the circular bar, which has two fridges and a dishwasher for easy cleanup.

 

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

Even on rainy days, you can feel connected to the outdoors in the cozy sunroom. It’s the ideal spot to curl up with a good book and a hot drink.

 

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

Have a swim in the indoor pool, then relax in the hot tub while enjoying the tranquil sounds of the feature waterfall.

 

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

Practice your golf swing at home before hitting the links. The four-hole putting green is great for entertaining adults and kids, alike.

 

Photograph courtesy of Catherine Chow.

The four-car, oversized garage features an upper loft area, space for a workshop, in-floor heating and a car lift.

 

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