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Up and coming, Active House, better living=better lifestyle 

Real Estate Agent with REMAX Professionals Inc.

What if a home could improve upon your five senses? 

Great Gulf homes in CanadaEtobicoke’s Centennial Park neighbourhood have created this new age home to enhance your life and lifestyle. It is the first of its kind and they call it Active House. Their approach is the efforts of a team of Denmark and Canadian scientists determining what in a home can be improved upon with todays technologies to make it the best possible experience.

Active House is a better way to build and live in your home.The five senses we enjoy as human beings are the senses Great Gulf has focussed on for a better living experience. 

Our sense of sight is improved in the daytime so they positioned skylights with automated shutter systems and Sun tunnels that open to allow a maximum daylight factor. When it rains the sunlights sense it and close automatically  .

The indoor air quality is healthier with two systems, one mechanical and one natural. In tandem, this makes for potentially better sleep habits. Like those Cottage fresh air deep sleeps we all know and cherish.

With the triple glazed windows and Great Gulfs pre-fabricated home construction the acoustics provide an improved hearing experience throughout the home. 

Energy efficiency is perfect to the touch. Better construction, freshwater consumption, energy supply, demand all reducing the dependency on fossil fuels make this home touch all of your senses in a positive way and more. 

Three Active House principles:

  • Comfort: the building creates a healthier and more comfortable life
  • Energy: the building contributes positively to the energy balance of the building
  • Environment: the building has a positive impact on the environment.


Home is a safe haven for your family and the Rogers Smart Home is infused into this home with their wi-fi technology ready to sense danger whether it be physical or natural. A water sensor in the basement will trigger alarms if there is a flood. Even Tesla is getting in on the act with its Powerwall system, not only a backup system but also it manages your energy used and consumed.

Now that this first Active House is ready for its first buyer and what better location could there be then Centennial Park? Where people play and enjoy active lifestyles at the Olympian, the Golf Course, the Botanical Gardens, local Football stadium and Ice Rinks all surrounding the Ski Hills and trails for cycling and Jogging and lots more.  An Active lifestyle for an Active House.


“the easiest way to organize your stuff is to get rid of most of it”

We understand…

A loved one’s lifestyle is changing. It could be a downsize, a divorce or even a death in the family. The challenges of this moment in your families life are difficult to understand. Moving your parents is one big thing, finding a caring place is another. Then selling your childhood home seems inconsequential after helping your family cope.

Our job is to minimize the challenges and our specialty is meeting with everyone involved, providing the expertise needed to solve the families issues, to do with Real Estate. Getting the family home ready, whether it is decluttering, Cleaning, moving old furniture out and staging new furniture and accessories to update your home with its best foot forward. Providing all the necessary contacts to get the job done within the set time. Guiding you along the path with the least bit of resistance possible, for everyone involved.

“Childhood homes become repositories for our memories, and even years later, when we see a home we once lived in, hundreds of evocative memories can flood in. “We remember where the Christmas tree stood, or the mantel by which all the prom and graduation and first day of school pictures sit.”

“I was quickly flooded with emotion as the realization set in that the only home and safe haven I had known for my entire life — 47 years — was about to be sold, and I could never again set foot inside,”

Photographing the rooms, furniture, wallpaper and even appliances — anything that evokes a memory — also helps with closure, said Dr. Linda Sapadin, Long Island-based psychologist and author of “Master Your Fears,” along with other self-help books.

These are all the considerations we endeavour to answer and solve for you.

Take the items that evoke the richest memories, the Doorway that measured your sibling’s growth, the doorknob of your room that would never lock properly, the bunk bed bottom you stared at dreaming the night away, the cookie jar,. This will help with the separation anxiety from your happy childhood.

We will do our best to answer all of your concerns. Feel free to contact us and ask anything. We would love to help your family get through this arduous task.


Mimico, Etobicoke, Mimico home of the wild pigeons  and Etobicoke “where the alders grow” as the Indian tribes of the day named them. Changes have come and have gone since those early days and what you see today is an active, vibrant community along the lake shore of many new architecturally designed and environmentally pleasing space.


From the bridge that crosses the river and the paths etched out along the lake, you can enjoy the dog-walking people watching spectacle.



” TORONTO” displayed of driftwood sits on the shore across from a City view of our growing skyline. Development rages on in this zone of skyscrapers. Downsizers, Millenials, from all walks are making this lake front a destination for living and enjoying its lifestyle.  A Streetcar to Downtown Toronto and the Billy Bishop Airport and 15 minutes up Royal York Rd to the Gardener QEW up 427 North and you are leaving on a jet plane from our International airport.

To search what is available in the Condo Market follow this link  to all the Etobicoke Condos in your price range and if you know the building you prefer just click CONDOS (along the top banner) and the drop down list will supply you all the names and addresses of what is currently for sale in your choice.



A Beautiful raised bungalow with lovely curb appeal on a tree lined crescent. 37 Merrygale Crescent features a formal vaulted ceiling that welcomes you in, whether you are a single or a large grouping.There are 3 bedrooms upstairs and 1 on the lower level. Two baths with easy mobility and a bright palette. The elegant Living room with wood burning fireplace, open Dining, and Family sunroom exude a Florida feeling. A White Kitchen affords an eat in space and lots of space to move around. The Family room overlooks the patio and the so-inviting dive-in pool. The lower level recroom is roomy with the second fireplace and a light laminate flooring. There are an Office and a bedroom, a split Laundry utility. There is little to do to make this home yours

Source: 37 Merrygale Crescent, Toronto, ON M9B 5N9, Presented by Kathy and Lauren Gordon, ReMax Professionals Inc. Powered by FloorPlanOnline

From the street, you can see the home pride taken and 29 Dewsbury delivers. Gorgeous curb appeal and gardens welcome you. The front porch through the front foyer invites you in for more. Gracious and spacious living spaces are constant and consistent throughout. Four levels of separation, bright and functional eating rooms and laundry. Skylights illuminate the upper and second level to stately bedrooms and a cozy comfortable Family room. Two rear access doors leading to the private garden and pool, one from the family and the other from the kitchen where the BBQ resides. The Lower level provides all that you need to entertain a large group of friends or family.

Source: 29 Dewsbury Crescent, Toronto, ON M9B 3H2, Presented by Kathy and Lauren Gordon, ReMax Professionals Inc. Powered by FloorPlanOnline