Once again, Valecraft Homes has taken home an award from the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association! This year, our beautiful end unit bungalow townhome, The Mann, has won for best Production Home: Attached (2,000 square feet or less)! The team is incredibly proud of the work that has gone into this property, and we’re honoured to be a GOHBA Housing Design Awards winner once again! Here’s some further insight into what makes The Mann so very special, as well as details on the nomination and selection process!
The Mann in Detail
Coming in at 1,522 square feet with a 389-square foot basement, The Mann by Valecraft has been designed from the beginning for the utmost convenience, comfort, and a truly at-home atmosphere that will surely encourage many warm and memorable moments. Located in Stittsville’s Rathwell Landing, The Mann is one of our popular end unit bungalow properties and provides a spacious living environment with all the amenities our customers not only expect, but deserve. Available in 2 or 3-bedroom variations, it includes a full-size garage, basement family room, walk-in closet, 2 spacious bathrooms, a large and inviting open-concept living room and kitchen area, and plenty of outdoor porch and deck space. The Mann’s design has incorporated stylistic elements that are simplified and airy to give an even greater impression of space as well as create an inviting atmosphere. Complete with energy efficient appliances, windows, doors, and lighting, it provides a comfortable and premium quality home with incredible value.
The Mann 1522 Sq Ft 2-3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms View Floor Plan
An Incredible Location
Rathwell Landing, the location of The Mann, is situated in the friendly and tranquil community of Stittsville, located West of downtown Ottawa. Residents living in the area have immediate access to plenty of green space and an array of amenities including various shops, restaurants, services, and entertainment options. Situated a short stint south of the Queensway and reachable by OC Transpo bus service, Rathwell Landing and Stittsville go hand-in-hand in making The Mann a truly remarkable and comfortable place to live!
All About the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA)
Founded back in 1951, the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) consists of members including home builders, renovators, designers, trade contractors, suppliers, and financial institutions. Now with over 350 members in total, they’ve assisted with the construction and completion of over 65,000 residential properties across the National Capital Region. The largest residential construction industry association in Canada, GOHBA works to maintain a consistent level of quality control in regard to property development, care, and suitability for residential occupancy. In short, their seal of approval is a guarantee that a specific home is built to protect you and last for many decades to come under proper care!
The 2017 GOHBA Housing Design Awards
The Mann by Valecraft Homes is among several homes listed as winners of the 2017 Housing Design Awards. The process of selecting and awarding nominees requires that the GOHBA meticulously inspect each and every property under consideration – right down to safety features, design style, and the appeal of the layout itself! Divided into multiple categories, the deciding jury of members then works through the list to make a final decision on which properties will emerge victorious. At the 34th annual GOHBA Housing Design Awards, The Mann was eventually selected as the winner for best Production Home: Attached (2,000 square feet or less)! Among the many other award categories are best Low-Rise Unit, Renovations, Custom Kitchen. Production Bathroom, and dozens more!
Valecraft’s Commitment to Value-Centric, High-Quality Home Design
The Mann’s recognition and award-winning status place it in good company with The Basset, which took home the 2016 GOHBA Housing Design Award for Best Townhome in Ottawa. This continued appreciation for Valecraft residential developments by the community is an indicator of our design philosophy. We make it a point never to second-guess or give less than 110% of our commitment and passion for premium quality homebuilding at an incredible value. Our homes are all designed to provide the maximum level of comfort, satisfaction, and a true feeling of really being in your own personal oasis. Clean, simplified design that is warm and inviting encourages creativity. In the end, we build our homes as if we planned on living there ourselves!
The Mann is one of many Valecraft properties that has received recognition and appreciation from the National Capital Region over the years, and we’re grateful for GOHBA’s awarding this beautiful end unit bungalow Best Production Home: Attached at this year’s Housing Design Awards. Combined with our industry-leading team, incredible homeowner feedback, and continued appreciation from the community, it is clear to all of us at Valecraft that we’ve made a lasting impression. We look forward to doing so for many more years, and thank you for your continued support!