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The Starnes Group Team, Coldwell Banker Complete Real Estate, led by Rachelle Starnes, focuses on beautiful and unique homes. Our award‑winning team is recognized for their staging and presentation expertise, exceptional marketing and persistent presence in the marketplace. Our Team Members include: Niki Taggart, Kyle Dexter, Katina Martin, and Susanita de Diego. We place special attention on each clients’ marketing needs fully and diligently to ensure a successful sale. At The Starnes Group, we are specialists for the brokerage of high-end properties in the world’s most beautiful locations.

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The STARNES GROUP is part of Coldwell Banker Complete Real Estate, bringing COLDWELL BANKER GLOBAL LUXURY, the premier luxury real estate brand, to the Calgary market place in association with Broker/Owner Susanita de Diego.  Coldwell Banker was established in 1906 and is a trusted name in real estate with over 91,000 agents in 49 countries in over 3000 offices worldwide.

Spotlight Properties Of The Week

8 Reflection Cove, Rural Rocky View County, AB

Welcome to lakefront living in this exceptional home boasting seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and over 7,000 square feet of developed living space. Located on the no through traffic street of Reflection Cove, this home’s South facing back yard allows you to enjoy Elbow Valley’s private lake from sun rise to sunset all year round whether swimming in the summer or skating in the winter. All three floors offer a primary bedroom, making this home ideal for multi-generational living, families with children of any age or long-term house guests. The front entrance and entire main floor are fully wheelchair accessible making this home welcome to everyone. The spacious kitchen features new Bosche appliances including and induction cooktop and double wall ovens, a SubZero refrigerator, a unique round island, white custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, a cozy seating area and a very large breakfast nook with a full bar area. Both the kitchen and the large family room boast stunning views of the lake.

126 Elbow River Road, Rural Rocky View County, AB

Acreage living at its finest! This is one of the most beautiful four acre parcels ever to be listed for sale in the Elbow River Estates community, just set on the hill above the Glencoe Golf and Country Club. Bring your horses and animals and watch them graze from your kitchen window. There is a heated barn with a hayshed, garage area for garden tractors and horse stalls. A greenhouse, garden area and electric stock waterer are just a few more amazing amenities of this immaculate hobby farm. The house features a South living room with a cozy fireplace, a formal dining room with patio doors leading out to an unbelievable covered outdoor living room, a main floor den/office, a family room open to the kitchen area, a triple attached garage and a lovely modern kitchen with exotic granite countertops and a window overlooking the backyard and pasture. The upper level features three bedrooms, a children’s loft area and two full bathrooms. The lower level features another bedroom, an exercise room, a new bathroom and a large recreation area. This is a rare opportunity to own a hobby farm so close to the city with expansive lawn areas and incredible pasture space for animals!

335 Leighton View, Rural Rocky View County, AB

A one-of-a-kind “Frank Lloyd Wright” inspired home in Elbow Valley West. The “Prairie Styled” architecture of this magnificent property boasts tyndall stone columns, an incredible custom entry door, two oversized garages with living space above, rich Utah brick accents, a front gated courtyard and incredible modern windows. As you enter through the “art piece” custom front door and you are immediately in awe of the expansive spaces, unique windows with STUNNING MOUNTAIN VIEWS, immaculate hardwood flooring, rich walnut millwork, designer lighting, and spectacular travertine fireplace. The perfectly appointed designer kitchen boasts high end appliances like the Miele five burner induction cooktop, double Miele ovens, Miele coffee maker, SUBZERO fridge, and more. The formal dining area features a fully equipped butlers serving area and another walk-in pantry is located next to the kitchen. The main floor also features a den/office with extensive custom built-in shelving. Wake up to the sun hitting the mountains looking out your main floor primary suite bedroom.

6908 Livingstone Drive SW, Calgary, AB

Exquisite contemporary family home backing onto a park in Lakeview Village. Clean architectural lines, striking design, luxury materials, and thoughtful landscaping elements all combine to create the most remarkable street appeal. Architecturally designed by Lyndon Steinmetz and masterfully built by luxury builder Greystone Custom Homes. This home was engineered “like no other” with a geothermal heating system, triple pane windows, a specialized Odorox filtration system, a backup generator, additional steel beam construction, a high-tech snow melt system and a fully integrated Elan Audio & Video system. As you enter the main foyer, you feel the streams of natural light pouring into all of the spaces through the expansive windows. The main floor features a formal dining room with butler’s serving area leading to the designer kitchen, a large pantry with a dumb waiter elevator to the lower level, a magnificent art-piece stairwell to the second level, a lovely South office/den, a separate intimate living/music room, a great room next to the kitchen and fabulous patio doors that seamlessly open to the backyard entertaining space.

13 Posthill Drive, Calgary, AB

Looking for the perfect family home conveniently located in close proximity to the top Calgary schools and an abundance of shopping, recreation, and other superb amenities? Look no further because 13 Posthill Drive is the opportunity you do not want to miss! This custom designed and built home boasts FOUR BEDROOOMS ON THE SECOND FLOOR all equipped with their very own ensuites and walk in closets. Backing onto a dense forest provides a private feel and the perfect backdrop to step through your double folding patio doors to enjoy the massive deck complete with an ENDLESS LAP POOL and HOTTUB. The perfect kitchen does exist, and it comes equipped with a full MIELE appliance package including a full refrigerator, full freezer, 8 burner gas range, and more! Throw your shovel away because under this beautiful, exposed aggregate is a HEATED DRIVEWAY. The details continue from top to bottom and need to be seen in person to truly be appreciated.

23 Coulee Ridge, Rural Rocky View County, AB

Original Owners. Architecture by Al McDowell. Built by Granville Homes. Nestled amongst mature trees on the very desirable street of Coulee Ridge, this exquisite Granville Homes bungalow offers over 5,100 square feet of developed living space and stunning ravine views. Soaring peaks are softened by curved dormer windows and the wood doors on the attached triple garage add warmth to the stone detail, making the exterior of this home one of the most beautiful in the community. Soaring vaulted ceilings, crown molding, oak hardwood floors and stately pillars are just some of the breathtaking details in this unparalleled home. The open floor plan boasts a well-appointed kitchen with a high-end appliance package, solid wood cabinets, a large island and a sunny breakfast nook and the spacious living room featuring coffered ceilings, and elegant fireplace and four picture windows overlooking the ravine. A stately primary suite, an elegant formal dining room, a cozy office with a wood-burning fireplace, a powder room and a very large mudroom complete the main floor. The fantastic walkout lower level offers two additional bedrooms, an amazing wet bar with a sophisticated wine cellar, a spacious living room and an art studio. This incredible home is perfectly integrated with the stunning landscaping and natural vegetation, providing a sense of peace and tranquility rarely found this close to the city.

40070 TWP Road, Rural Rocky View County, AB

Investment opportunity to own over 25 acres on the Elbow River. Located just 7 minutes West of Elbow Valley off Highway 8. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in an area where no properties EVER become available for sale. The Pirmez Creek runs year round through the property, the old trees have spirits that “speak to you” and the setting is absolutely spectacular. This is the perfect property for a hobby farm. Watching the chickens drink directly from the meandering year round creek is magical. A meadow has been cleared in the forest and numerous pathways lead to the Elbow River. There is currently a home on the property with exceptional renters and extensive notice will be required for all showings due to tenant rights. The home features two double attached garages, a lovely open floor plan, a year round greenhouse/atrium, two kitchens, wood burning fireplaces and four bedrooms. This is a nature lover’s paradise within 15 minutes to major amenities. Escape the city completely. All showings require 72 hours notice due to tenant occupancy.

242117-1280 Drive West, Rural Foothills County, AB

This ‘showpiece’ luxury home is nestled in the exclusive ‘maintenance-free’ community of Stonepine. Features include outstanding architecture by ‘McDowell & Associates’, pristine views, over 6,000 developed square feet of luxurious living spaces, three ensuite bedrooms, a gorgeous kitchen with Miele professional appliances and a ‘Black Walnut’ island with a built-in breakfast table, outstanding millwork detailing by ‘Winwood Custom Homes’, a main floor master retreat with its own laundry room and a decadent ensuite, a lovely formal dining room and a beautiful den with exquisite custom built-ins overlooking the professionally landscaped front yard. The dramatic, intricate iron staircase leads to a lower level ‘entertaining haven’ featuring a gigantic wine cellar, a media room, a games area, another family room and two very large children’s bedrooms. This is a very unique home with very unique features and must be seen to be appreciated!

Rural Rocky View County, AB

This ‘showpiece’ luxury home is nestled in the exclusive ‘maintenance-free’ community of Stonepine. Features include outstanding architecture by ‘McDowell & Associates’, pristine views, over 6,000 developed square feet of luxurious living spaces, three ensuite bedrooms, a gorgeous kitchen with Miele professional appliances and a ‘Black Walnut’ island with a built-in breakfast table, outstanding millwork detailing by ‘Winwood Custom Homes’, a main floor master retreat with its own laundry room and a decadent ensuite, a lovely formal dining room and a beautiful den with exquisite custom built-ins overlooking the professionally landscaped front yard. The dramatic, intricate iron staircase leads to a lower level ‘entertaining haven’ featuring a gigantic wine cellar, a media room, a games area, another family room and two very large children’s bedrooms. This is a very unique home with very unique features and must be seen to be appreciated!

128 Wentworth Lane SW, Calgary, AB

Just listed. Magnificent Designer Property. Featuring over 6300 developed square feet showcasing a FIVE CAR dream garage and four upper-level bedrooms, this is indeed one of the most beautiful homes ever to be offered for sale in the West Springs and Wentworth Estates communities. JAMES McINTYRE applying his artistic interior design brush to all the lavish spaces makes for gracious entertaining, luxurious daily living, and fabulous fitness space. Masterfully built by ROB STUBICAR.

Rural Rocky View County, AB

Price Reduced to Allow for Renovations. Unbelievable Potential. The quality of construction is phenomenal. This European styled ‘Castle” features over 7900 developed sf and backs South onto the lake in Elbow Valley Estates. The striking exterior architecture features grand roof lines, natural stone and cedar accents and substantial exceptional entertaining space. The interior is finished to a high standard featuring gorgeous millwork, custom Alder wood cabinetry, top of the line appliances, custom lighting fixtures and brass door hardware. The principal rooms, including four bedroom suites, are very spacious with grand windows allowing for streams of natural lighting. The chef’s dream kitchen includes a hidden butler’s pantry and is open to the breakfast nook and hearth room overlooking the lake. The central great room features a palatial two story ceiling decorated with curved wood beams and a feature marble faced wood burning fireplace. The entertaining lower level features a wet bar, wine room, media room, family/games area and beautiful views to the lake.

370120 176 St West, Rural Foothills County, AB

Rarely is a property of this quality presented for sale with the magical combination of 140 acres of land, perfectly set up for a horse property, and a custom built, uniquely exquisite, sprawling, ranch style bungalow all located only 30 minutes from the south end of Calgary. The beautiful landscaping surrounding the home includes many mature trees and a lovely wrap around covered patio. The 3,673 square foot residence’s entrance welcomes you with superb, tongue and grove, spruce and pine finished, vaulted ceilings and stone wainscotting. The wide open, expansive floor plan is perfectly arranged for comfort and entertaining with a central sitting area by the wood burning stove, the dining area with windows overlooking the grounds, a second sitting room and a truly gourmet kitchen with ranch style wood cabinets, two built-in ovens, a huge gas cook-top, an additional prep sink, high-end, stainless appliances and granite counter-tops. The 525 square foot primary retreat is serenity itself with its own gas fireplace adjacent to the massive soaker bathtub. The en-suite includes a dual walk-in shower, lots of built-ins and a cheater door to the laundry room.

Community of Mount Royal, Calgary, AB

This stately manor was originally constructed to embody the traditional, old world charm of many of the original Mount Royal mansions and now features many updates including a recently renovated kitchen. Sharp peaks are offset by arched windows and doors set into an exterior entirely clad in brick and sandstone. The front entrance sits atop a lit brick walkway with steps flanked with sandstone walls and lined by spectacular gardens. Nothing was overlooked in the architectural and interior design. The views of the park and the city skyline are absolutely spectacular, the entertaining backyard is magical and the care and attention to detail from the gardens to the maintenance are truly impressive. The backyard features beautiful terraces, a built-in BBQ kitchen, covered outdoor living rooms, a waterfall feature, black iron fencing and magnificent mature trees canopying over the gardens.

23 Villosa Ridge Point, Rural Rocky View County, AB

Welcome to Villa Toscana on Villosa Ridge Point in North Springbank!  No detail was overlooked in creating a true Italian living experience for this special home.  From the towering front entry and balustrade courtyard to the Italianate interior design boasting fresco hand-painted feature walls to the gigantic entertaining kitchen integrating natural brick detailing, this stunning property is one-of-a-kind.

Features include over 6330 SF of living space, a 4-5 car garage, 2.1 acres of manicured lawns and gardens, iron perimeter fencing with a stately stone power gate, a dream vegetable and flower cutting garden, a 18’ x 40’ custom greenhouse, raised produce beds, magnificent outdoor fountains, magical outdoor terraces, a six-diamond main floor primary suite and incredible views of the valley, the city skyline and the escarpment.  This is a very special property that is immaculately maintained and has taken years to masterfully design and build.

172 Elbow Ridge Bluffs, Rural Rocky View County, AB

The “Grand Palace” of Elbow Valley. Set on 0.47 acres this sprawling custom-built home encompasses over 8000 square feet of intricately designed space in the award-winning community of ELBOW VALLEY. This opulent family mansion backs onto lush green space looking out at stunning views and has a beautiful long driveway surrounded by greenery. This palatial home boasts floor-to-ceiling workmanship that is unmatched. Grand rich wood staircases, granite counters, designer wallpaper, unique coffered ceilings, wainscotting, and moldings throughout this home make it feel like the home of your dreams! This FIVE BEDROOM abode has plenty of room for growing families and Elbow Valley has excellent family amenities including lake access, walk paths, playgrounds, tennis courts, and so much more!

79 Emerald Bay Drive, Rural Rocky View County, AB

EMERALD BAY hidden gem with VIEWS TO DIE FOR! Enjoy the lake life less than thirty minutes from downtown Calgary at this beautiful oasis. Golfing at Springbank Links Golf Course, wake surfing and boarding, jet skiing, and activities on your personal sports court are just some of the things that you can enjoy day to day. This ICF built FIVE BEDROOM bungalow sits on over 2 ACRES of pristinely kept land that provides family fun all year round. The open floor plan boasting vaulted ceilings allows for stunning amounts of sunlight to spill throughout this home. Invite your friends over on a hot summer day to enjoy the well-equipped walkout patio complete with a built in BBQ area with granite counters, hot tub, outdoor fireplace, and outdoor TV. As the night gets dark go for a moonlit boat ride and finish it off with some hot chocolate around the fire pit!

37 Paintbrush Park, Rural Rocky View County, AB

Welcome to 37 Paintbrush Park! This stunning modern farmhouse is situated on one of the PREMIER ESTATE LOTS in the prestigious lake community of Harmony. Enjoy the best of Alberta with unobscured ROCKY MOUNTAIN VIEWS from the comfort of your back deck. Over 3000 SqFt of professionally designed living space offers you and your family the perfect space to make memories. High ceilings, gorgeous flooring, large open layout, and an abundance of SOUTH FACING windows with sun flooding in, lake views, and Rocky Mountain ranges make this the home of your dreams! This enormous kitchen comes with top-of-the-line STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES including TWO DISHWASHERS for the busy family on the go. The upper level provides the perfect layout for families of any size with a KID’S WING featuring three well sized bedrooms connected by fun hidden doors! The master oasis provides a relaxing space to start and finish the day with a stunning ensuite and some of the best views in the house. Entertain friends and family in your custom WINE AND WHISKY TASTING ROOM while the kids play outside or head across the street to the park to enjoy one of the many great amenities Harmony has to offer!

Community of Elbow Valley, Rural Rocky View County, AB

This ‘House and Home’ designer FIVE BEDROOM family home is impeccably appointed featuring every design detail imaginable! Over 4600 SF developed above grade and over 2300 SF on the lower level. Every bedroom has its own ensuite and walk-in closet. The family space is outstanding from the main floor play room to the twin desk family office to the upper level laundry to a full entertaining lower level with a media room, walk-behind bar, billiards area and home gym. The interior design was masterfully executed by James McIntyre with designer fabrics and millwork detailing throughout. The two-storey living room is open to the designer kitchen and looks out upon a forest of mature trees allowing for complete privacy. A butler’s pantry leads to the magnificent formal dining room. Located on one of the most sought after streets in the entire area, with lots of friendly families and kids, this beautifully appointed home has everything a family could ever hope for in a community atmosphere! The backyard is fabulous and boasts a ‘putting green’ and an ‘outdoor living room’ with a fireplace and built-in BBQ area. The 2+1 garage is completely outfitted with lockers for golf, hockey equipment and every other sport imaginable. There is absolutely nothing missing in this incredible property. This five bedroom ‘family nest’ is available fully furnished ! Original Owner!

12 Grandview Rise, Calgary, AB


Offered at $3,500,000

This one-of-a-kind luxury home was built by Mcdonald Luxury Homes and boasts the most stupendous views of the Rocky Mountains. Located on a beautiful cul-de-sac, the street appeal is truly stunning and this four-bedroom residence features over 5700 developed SF.  The recent renovations are magnificent and must be seen to be appreciated.  Special features include a “French Chateau” Kitchen, a hotel-sized hidden Butler’s Pantry , a gigantic “his and hers” dressing room styled ensuite with a shower and opulent bathtub set between, folding doors leading out to an outdoor living room with a commercially engineered steel and concrete deck with automated louvres, screens and lighting, a heated 1200 SF RV/Garage / Workshop is 18 Foot Ceiling to accommodate lifts, Smart Home Control 4 Technology with Touch Screens throughout. The two-acre parcel showcases extensive stone retaining walls allowing for different levels of landscaped gardens and features a gated and fenced yard, a dog lovers paradise.  There are so many beautiful attributes of this beautifully appointed home that are unlike any other.

Book your private viewing through Katina Martin at 403-818-2225.

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The Starnes Group in conjunction with their new move to COLDWELL BANKER GLOBAL LUXURY and Coldwell Banker Complete Real Estate, will be donating $100 from each sale to mental health initiatives in Calgary and surrounding areas.

The fast-paced world we live in needs support for mental health well-being for all of us in various stages of our life.

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Jane Hoffman

Jane Hoffman is the founder of Jane Hoffman Group at Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty. Jane was born in Revelstoke, BC and started selling real estate in Kelowna in 1985. Through Jane’s leadership, her team has produced over $2.6 billion in total sales volume over the past 35 years.

Jane is intimately involved in the day-to-day operations of the Jane Hoffman Group, she oversees all sales transactions and works to build strategic partnerships and relationships in every area of her real estate business. She has a very strong commitment to her community and is an avid supporter of the arts and Central Okanagan Hospice Association.

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Year after year, Jane Hoffman Group earns the well-deserved position as Coldwell Banker’s #1 Team in Canada and British Columbia.  The Starnes Group team is proud to work with Jane Hoffman as many of our clients have homes in both Alberta and British Columbia. We know our clients will receive the “absolute best” real estate advice and service in British Columbia when working with Jane and her professional team.

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