Getting the best of both worlds, the snowbird lifestyle has never looked more appealing… especially after that cold snap we were just in! Although it may feel like you’re leaving all your troubles behind when you hop on that plane to sunnier days, there are some logistics you’ll still need to think about. Here at
Every year to kick off the holiday season, we pick out our fresh Christmas tree and head to the lake. It’s like the official ‘start-up’ of our holidays. While setting up the tree we cozy up by the fire and binge on Christmas movies, music and hot chocolate guilt-free! Our time over the holidays is
Ever wondered what it would be like to raise your family at the lake? Have you spent time over the years at a family cabin, or perhaps summer camping, or weekends ice fishing in the colder months? Think back to those days… the peaceful atmosphere you experienced, the fun adventures that were had and the
The leaves are falling and the temperatures are dropping, which means it’s time to take care of those fall home maintenance tasks before you settle in for your annual hibernation, or retreat down south for the winter! Even new homes need some seasonal TLC to protect your investment and prevent problems. Establishing and following a
This is Marty Forbes. He’s a radio aficionado (President of Radiowise Inc.), a media consultant, a columnist for the Edmonton Sun, and a home-owner at Waters Edge Estates. Get to know him as we chat about his favourite lakeside activities, what drew him to Waters Edge, and his experience with building his summer home. What
There are so many fantastic summer experiences in and around The Estates at Waters Edge. Add more fun to your summer and check out our top 8 activities at Alberta Beach and the local area: 1. Visiting our Favourite Secret Spot on the Lake Picturesque Lac Ste. Anne is full of hidden gems and we’re going
Image courtesy of CHBA-ER. What is the CHBA-ER? The Canadian Home Builders’ Association supports the home building and renovation industry and contributes to the development of Edmonton communities. They work with local, provincial, and national associations to work through industry challenges ensuring industry interests are represented at all levels of government. They represent over 500
If you are looking for a lakefront property in Alberta, the Estates at Waters Edge offers multiple purchase options to meet your needs and budget. Our private, gated community is perfect for both a permanent residence or weekend retreat. Best of all, we have several homes that are move-in ready. This month’s post highlights three
Welcome to Part 2 of our special two series article. A new year brings new trends in kitchen design and trends, however, Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) believes these trends of 2018 are here to stay. Keep reading to learn how we incorporated these details into our homes at Waters Edge. White Done Right BHG
2018 was an exciting year for us! We completed a total of 12 homes, both custom and spec, handing over 5 custom homes throughout the year. As the new year approaches, we take a look back on the kitchen design trends of 2018. Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) outlines this year’s trends in kitchen design,
With Halloween behind us and Christmas just around the corner, it is great opportunity to start planning your winter home maintenance schedule. Creating a list of action items is key in protecting your investment and preventing unnecessary damage. All of our custom and spec homes come with a 10 year Progressive Home Warranty. We build
Thinking of purchasing at Waters Edge? Watch the video to hear from Dan and Terri, residents at Waters Edge. When searching for a lake home, they had specific requirements including security, architectural controls, and amenities. Waters Edge was an easy choice, as the community was able to provide them with all the items on their
Did you miss our most recent newsletter? In our September issue, we updated readers on what we were up to over the summer. From relaxing at the pool, spending time with friends and family by the campfire, and completing 10 new homes, Summer 2018 was a busy season! Here’s a recap of September’s issue. Prefer
What is a spec home? Our spec homes refer to those that are move in ready, have an immediate possession date, or are in the finishing stages of construction. The often feature a popular floor plan for the community. Many buyers take advantage of the benefit of buying a spec home rather than building from
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We have a very exciting year planned for 2018 in terms of available homes! We have plenty of Spec Home builds coming up to show case our various Floor Plans and to allow you to start your new lake life now! Move-In Ready! We have two fully finished and hassle free move-in ready homes. The
1.Bold Palettes Although light neutral paint colors are easy to pair, bold and “moodier” color tones add richness and warmth to the room. You can create a high contrast palette by pairing light with dark. This results in an elegant combination. 2.Patterns and Wallpaper Patterns or florals are a great way to liven up a
For details on this listing, visit the webpage by clicking here. If you would like a tour of 541 or of The Estates at Waters Edge, contact Fred Trommeshauser RE/MAX Real Estate at (780)-962-8580.
For details on this listing, visit the webpage by clicking here. If you would like a tour of 607 or of The Estates at Waters Edge, contact Fred Trommeshauser RE/MAX Real Estate at (780)-962-8580.
Do you change your decor depending on the season? Fall is every decor-passionate’s favorite season for the beautiful colors it brings with the changing leaves. There are so many ways you can spice up your home to make it look festive or give it a cozy feel. Here are some tips we have to decorate for
August Long Weekend marked the grand reveal of our new Sales Center Show Home – Walkout Bungalow #219! This home is intended to showcase upgraded levels of finishes that are possible in a custom home. Floor Plan This is a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with 2500+ sq ft of finished interior living space. With
Are you curious about the prices and market trends of recreational real estate? The 2017 Royal LePage Canadian Recreational Housing Report explains that the prices of recreational properties, specifically near Edmonton and Calgary, are on the rise. According to this report, Alberta has the highest aggregate price of lakefront properties in Canada at $816,700. This
There has been a lot of activity at Waters Edge in the last couple of months. From new Show Home completions to Show Home sales to several custom builds. It is all very exciting and we are pleased that Waters Edge is growing into such a great community! We want to welcome all new and
We have been raving about bi-level #607 for months and the May long weekend finally marked it’s grand reveal! Both the floor plan and interior finishes make this show home unique in it’s kind. As you walk in the front door and head up the stairs you will find the spacious main floor. This level includes
Join us on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 12 – 4 PM for our May Long Open House & BBQ and spend some time at the lake for the long weekend! Stop by the clubhouse to chat with us and Fred Trommeshauser. Ecko Marine will be there with with boats, Sea-Doo’s, and giveaways for the kids! Enjoy some BBQ
On Saturday, May 20 at 12 PM, Michael Arndt of Waters Edge Developments Ltd. and Fred Trommeshauser of RE/MAX Real Estate will be featured on 630 Ched’s radio show, Talk to the Experts, with Daryl Hooke! They will be talking about all things lake life at The Estates at Waters Edge. A Little Bit About Our
Walkout Bungalow #542 We had the grand reveal of our new bungalow at our first Open House of the season in March. This move-in-ready, fully finished home is amazing with it’s panoramic lake views and gorgeous interior finishes! Many of our custom builds are looking to this spec home for interior design ideas. Features
#545 has officially sold! This 1840 sq ft two-storey has amazing master bedroom lake views to compliment the gorgeous ensuite bath. We consider it a family-oriented home with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a basement that has room for expansion. Before moving in, the new owners are having us finish their basement to add that
March 26, 2017 marks our first Sunday of Show Home season! Every Sunday from 12 – 4 pm the gates will be open for tours of our Show Homes. You are able to go into all of our move-in-ready homes and explore the community including all of our amenities. Fred will be on site to provide
Meet Debora and Rob! This couple joined our community and moved into their custom bungalow just this month. We had the opportunity to talk with them about their first impressions of the community and their home building process. Here’s what they said… What factor or feature compelled you the most to the community and to
SnoMo Days is right around the corner! It is the Alberta Beach Lions 38th anniversary of hosting this event! What Is SnoMo Days? SnoMo Days is three days of winter-themed events comprised of motorized and non-motorized activities including a poker rally, snow sculpture carving, bonfires, snowmobile drag races, snow golf, ice fishing, and SO much more. It
Spec Home #607 We are getting really excited about our construction progress on spec home #607! We call it the “Super Bi-Level”! Not only will it have over 2500+ square feet of finished interior living space, but it also features a TRIPLE ATTACHED GARAGE! More room for all the toys.. This spec home has a
In the interior design world, it’s been known as an unwritten rule that we can’t mix and match metals, however, times have changed and it’s perfectly acceptable to use multiple different types of metals in order to achieve visual interest and depth within a space. Here are a few tips on how to decorate with
The New Year is finally here and different tones of green have been all the talk in interior design for 2017. From forest green to sage green this trend adds a bit of sophistication and modern flair to any room in your house. Kitchen islands and cabinetry are bold trending statement pieces to update your
#542 Waters Edge Spec Home We have some updated progress photos of home #542! This house is similar to #528 and #526 which was a FAVOURITE of the community, with 10Ft ceilings and beautiful finishes similar to our spectacular LAKE FRONT home we did a few years ago, THE LARCH! We’ve added to this
Looking for a bi-level with a large yard and lakeviews? #520 is a great home, perfect for the empty nester type! With the master and ensuite on the main floor and two bedrooms on the lower level, this bungalow is perfect for having those family visits, especially leading up to the holidays. The entire home is fully finished including
Looking to bring a bit of drama into your living room, or add a touch of rustic elegance in your kitchen? Why not create the right mood by choosing the perfect lighting fixture? From the number of pot lights to deciding on the style of fixtures, we work with our clients to provide a lighting
We are please to annouce that we’re working with Ion Security. Stay connected, save energy and be able to manage the devices in your Waters Edge home all from an app! Features Included with your Waters Edge Home: Smart Home Control Panel with App Control: The Ion Smart Home Control Panel is the heart and brains
Modern or Traditional? What’s your style? At Waters Edge we can accommodate your vision, whether it’s modern, contemporary or traditional! Take a look at a few of our projects which were designed with different interior finishings: Contact Fred Trommeshauser Re/Max Real Estate 780-962-8580 for more details on how you can join the Waters
We have two BRAND NEW spec homes in the works! Don’t worry, there’s still time to pick out your interior finishings and put your stamp on your lake home. Details on each new build below: #607 #607 is a large 5 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Two-Storey home. Open Concept Kitchen, Dinning and Living Room combination are
Did you know? The Estates at Waters Edge founder, Rick Arndt is an Edmonton based architect with more than 30 years of experience. Rick is involved in all the details and aspects of the planning and construction of the community, using his design expertise to make each home unique with the goal of creating visual
With the seasons quickly changing, don’t forget to complete your Fall house maintenance list. Looks like the weather has warmed up for the weekend, which will make it a good time to complete the following tasks below! Here are a few tips from our Warranty Provider Progressive Home Warranty: Check windows and doors on the
With Fall weather in full swing, there are plenty of activities available year-round at the Estates at Waters Edge. Enjoy the crisp air and changing Fall colours as you take a long walk on our tree-lined paths or on the many trails available in the local vicinity. Throw out a line and kick back as
#550 Specifications Price: $434,500 Land Size: 7,405 Sq Ft Floor Space: 1345 sqft 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms Garage: Oversized Detached Double Stall Garage: 598 Sq Ft Construction Specifications and Details: • 10 year Progressive Home Warranty on Home Construction • 9 1/2 Ft Tray in Living / Kitchen / Dining Room areas • 9 Foot
We’ve just SOLD spec home #515! We have some more great opportunities with other spec homes available for immediate possession including home #520, #544, #545 and #550. View our list of lots here and our Neighborhood Map here. Contact Fred for more information Fred Trommeshauser, Re/Max Real Estate Phone: 780-962-8580 Email: Fredtrommeshauser@gmail.com Web: Fredt.ca
#520 Specifications Price: $479,500 Land Size: 9,486 Sq Ft (60Ft wide x 147 Ft deep) Floor Space: 1014 sqft + Fully Finished Lower Level of Additional 983 sqft (1,997 TOTAL Living Space) 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms Garage: Attached, oversize garage 25.5 x 21 ft Construction Specifications and Details: • 10 year Progressive Home Warranty on
#545 Specifications Price: $519,500 Land Size: 0.17 ac Floor Space: 173.7 m2 1869 sqft Garage: Attached, oversize garage 29.5 x 22 ft Construction Specifications and Details: • 10 year Progressive Home Warranty on Home Construction • 9 Foot Ceiling on Main and Basement Floors / 8 Foot Ceiling Second Floor • Regular R20 Wall R40
Spec home #544 is now available! Enjoy RESORT STYLE LIVING right at home! The Estates at Waters Edge is very pleased to present this gorgeous Brand New 1345 Sq Ft Bungalow. 2 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms provides perfect space for friends and family. Open concept kitchen, living and dining rooms flow out to a large
We’ve just SOLD Show Home lot #528 in the framing stage! We have some great opportunities with our spec homes for immediate possession. View our list of lots here and our Neighborhood Map here Contact Fred for more information Fred Trommeshauser, Re/Max Real Estate Phone: 780-962-8580 Email: Fredtrommeshauser@gmail.com Web: Fredt.ca
We’re proud to be a gold sponsor for the 43rd annual Polynesian Days! Please join us for the largest summer event at Alberta Beach from July 29, 30, 31 and August 1, 2016. There are a range of events this year including a scavenger hunt, slowpitch tournament, tug-of-war competition, art exhibitions, parade and much more!
We’ve had an amazing influx of sales activity with the completion of our POOL. SIX new Lot Sales over the last 4 weeks! There is still time to grab your choice Lot with spectacular views. It will be a busy fall with new Custom Home construction of Bungalows and Walkout Bungalows tailored to suit the
Happy Canada Day from all of us at the Estates at Waters Edge. Hope everyone is having a fun and safe time celebrating Canada Day this July 1st! Here’s a wonderful photo of the fire works display put on by one of our residents from Waters Edge!
Thank you everyone for joining us this past Sunday! If you haven’t checked out the NEW pool already, be sure to come by and take a look. Located by the clubhouse, our pool hours of operation are 8 AM – 9 PM daily. While you’re here, don’t forget to view our show homes! Like our
The Estates of Waters Edge and Ecko Marine and Powersports invite you and your family to join us on Sunday, June 26th from Noon to 4pm for an afternoon of FUN! Enjoy a FREE BBQ, tour our lake side homes, test ride a Scarab boat and check out our BRAND NEW pool! Chat with Fred
We are thrilled to announce that we are partnering with Fred Trommeshauser of Re/Max Real Estate in support of the Stollery Children’s Hospital. Over the years, Fred has been an excellent ambassador of The Estates at Waters Edge and we are excited to welcome him to our team as an official partner. With Fred’s knowledge
After a very busy week, we are pleased to announce more neighbours to The Estates at Waters Edge! This is the second home SOLD in a matter of two weeks, with both joining the community right in time for the May Long Weekend. Take a look at our CURRENT homes available for sale HERE, to join
We’re thrilled to be welcoming new neighbours to Waters Edge! Home #547 is SOLD! They will be joining us in time for the May Long Weekend. If you would like to join them on the lake this spring, take a look at our other available homes for sale! Or if you’re in the market for
Come and take a tour through our community and available homes starting this Sunday April 3rd, 2016. We will be open each Sunday going forward from 12PM to 4PM so that you can look around our homes ask questions, picture and imagine yourself living at Waters Edge and experience lakeside living like never before!
We have SOLD our Bilevel Home with Attached Garage on Lot #518! We have updated our website and the available homes section with some great new photos of each home. Visit https://www.watersedgeestates.ca/homes/ for more information and details on these houses. We have varying topography from Lot to Lot, so you don’t have to be on the Lake
Check out our latest video now live under our video section HERE! The video features the spectacular views of our overall community, including our entry gate, Lake Front Lots, Clubhouse and community overview. The fall is a beautiful time of year at the LAKE!
Come check out our NEW BI-LEVEL home on Lot #518! We have added pictures to our gallery of this home that is now complete. This home has over 2,000 Sq Ft of interior finished space 3 Bedrooms and 2.5 Bathrooms. Kitchen shows a 10 with its dazzling mosaic tile backsplash with quartz counter tops. The
We are opening our New Fitness Centre just after the September Long Weekend! Our equipment includes Treadmills, Upright Bikes, Elliptical Trainer, Multi-Functional Weight Trainer, Free Weights and Stability Ball. We are very excited about this next addition to the list of amenities that the community offers for all residents.
We are pleased to announce that we will begin construction on our pool this FALL 2015, with completion early SUMMER 2016! A huge thanks to all of those who have supported us along the way as this is a major milestone for The Estates at Waters Edge and we look forward for all to enjoy!
We have SOLD our Walkout Home on Lot #524! We have updated our website and the available homes section with some great new photos of each home. Visit https://www.watersedgeestates.ca/homes/ for more information and details on these houses. Come for our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday from 12PM to 4PM to view our homes that are available and
Check out the great article HERE in the Edmonton Journal this past weekend! We have a variety of homes to choose from, whether your looking for a recreational property to get away from it all or a full time permanent residence. We have a variety of homes to choose from or work with our design
We have SOLD the Two Storey Home on Lot #543! For more information on this home to construct on another Lot please contact us at 780-405-6378 to review your options.
We have just completed our NEW Huge Walkout Bungalow on Lot #524. For more information and to view the photo gallery click HERE.
We have just completed our Two Storey Home on Lot #543! This home features an unbelievable lake view from the second floor deck that needs to be seen. Check out this home HERE for more information and photo gallery.
We have just completed our two Fabulous Two Storey Homes on Lots #545 and #547. Check out these homes here for #545 and here for #547 for more information and photo gallery.
Over here at Waters Edge we have started our spring cleaning and are getting ready for the summer season! The ice has melted, the beaches have been cleaned and the marina is making its way into the lake. All are a sure sign that summer is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more
Welcome to the new Waters Edge website! We are excited to announce a fresh new look for our website. With ample photography, videos, and detailed floor plan information we think you will find the site informative! Check back often for more information as the summer season progresses.