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The Altona Towns is a new 27-unit townhome community in West Pickering by Marshall Homes. Designed with an urban vibe and surrounded by nature, the master-planned community is ideal for homebuyers looking for modern design, space and value without the hustle and bustle (and prices) of downtown Toronto.

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Priced from $589,990, the open-plan modernist homes offer tremendous value with three full floors, up to four bedrooms, parking for two cars and outdoor living space. Exteriors boast sleek and contemporary facades clad in brick and stone highlighted by large windows and elegant covered entryways. Inside, floorplans range from 1,617 to 1,927 square feet and include spacious, functional layouts with plenty of natural light and open sight lines.

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Known as the first subdivision builder to incorporate geothermal heating, cooling and hot water, Marshall Homes prides itself for being on the leading edge of energy efficiency and advanced building practices. In an effort to curb runaway energy costs, the developer is implementing an experimental community Microgrid at Altona Towns.

The system relies on an enormous stand-alone battery created by Tesla to store electricity and comes at no extra cost to homeowners. The homes will be traditionally powered from the hydro grid and from community solar power, however Microgrid allows the community to disconnect from the main grid and operate autonomously when necessary. This will lead to lower energy costs for residents and peace of mind knowing the Tesla Powerpack can provide backup power for several hours during a power outage.

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Located at 1956 Altona Road in the Altona/Finch area of Pickering, Altona Towns is situated in a quiet pocket of land that’s ripe for future growth and development. The land’s boundaries are defined by the Rouge Valley Wilderness Park to the west, Altona Forest across the road and the Agricultural Preserve directly north. Neighbouring communities consist of well-maintained townhomes and single-family homes on gently curving streets that connect to a network of woods, trails and wetlands within Altona Forest. The nature preserve is full of plants, wildlife and Petticoat Creek which flows past the western edge of the development.

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While residents are sure to enjoy the neighborhood’s tranquil charm and natural features, they’ll also be close to a wealth of local amenities, including playgrounds, schools, dry cleaners and grocery stores. The development is also well connected with easy access to Highway 407, 401 and GO Transit.

To learn more about Altona Towns, be sure to register online for priority access.

For more information visit marshallhomes.ca/altona.

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