Living in a city, your housing options are usually limited to more compact options such as condos or small townhouses without much outdoor space. Whilst city life does certainly have its benefits, it can also come with a few less than ideal consequences such as more noise, stress and an overall more hectic lifestyle. For those who prefer a quieter, more private lifestyle with more living space, living on an acreage estate can be a great alternative to city life. Here are a few benefits of acreage living:
You’re Surrounded by Nature
Wouldn’t it be great to wake up in the morning and be greeted by Calgary’s beautiful, natural scenery? If you’re a nature lover, owning your own acreage home in Alberta is like owning a piece of paradise. Not to mention it’s a gardening enthusiast’s dream come true! Living on an acreage, you’ll have plenty of room to landscape to your heart’s content or just simply leave it untouched and enjoy your own personal slice of nature.
Live Your Life in Private
Privacy is a valuable asset when living in any city, since homes tend to have very little, if any, space between them. The lack of privacy when living in a city is always an issue, even if it’s a subconscious one. Imagine being able to your curtains open all the time or not having to worry about noisy (or nosy!) neighbours. Acreage living means there’s plenty of space between one home and another; allowing you to experience a whole new level of privacy.
One of the best and most obvious advantage about living on acreage is that you’ve got plenty of room to build your dream home, customizable to your heart’s content. Additionally, living on an acre of land gives you plenty of storage space and the ability to add covered storage facilities such as sheds and garages. It also gives you plenty of room to work on larger projects that would otherwise have been impractical whilst living in a city. If you’ve got pets, living on an acreage estate ensures there’s enough room for your furry, four-legged pals to run free. Another advantage of living on an acreage is the opportunity to entertain larger groups of people; from large family barbeques to real campouts for the kids, the added space comes with a heap of benefits.
Unbeatable Property Value
Last but not least consider that land is non-reproducible, thus making it a valuable resource and asset to own. Since a property’s value is primarily based on the value of the land itself, by living on an acreage you can not only benefit from the larger area of land, but also from the knowledge that you’ve made a sound investment.
Eric’s Homes has over 25 years of combined experience and has been a trusted custom homes builder in the Calgary area, specializing in luxury acreage homes since 2006. Contact us today to find out how we can help you make your dream of acreage living come true.