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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, Lorena Wozney, 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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High End Properties in the World's Most Beautiful Locations

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

72 Spring Valley Way SW, Springbank Hill, AB

Welcome to 72 Spring Valley Way! Please join us for an OPEN HOUSE on SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24TH from 2PM TO 5PM. Set along the ravine in the family estate community of SPRING VALLEY ESTATES is one of the most beautiful homes ever to become available for sale. Custom built by GRANVILLE HOMES, with masterful architecture by McDOWELL & ASSOCIATES, this property was meticulously designed by the original owners. James McIntyre and Sundance Landscaping were just a few of the artistic professionals assisting in the final “magnum opus”. The exterior architecture boasts craftsman elegance with a natural rundlestone base, flared cedar shake accents and prominent dormer roofline detailing. The professionally landscaped yard integrates extensive stone pathways and gardens, perfectly manicured shrub beds and the perfect mixture of coniferous and deciduous trees allowing for a magnificent myriad of colours throughout the seasons. The backyard is beautifully framed by large mature trees providing tremendous privacy and a feeling of “escaping to the country” while living within the city.

3009 Champlain Street SW, Rural Rocky View County, AB

Welcome to 3009 Champlain Street! 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. The home boasts over 7740 SF of luxurious family and entertaining space and features four upper level bedrooms and two lower level bedrooms.

6 Deer Springs , Rocky View County, AB

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY – 2PM TO 5PM! Welcome to 6 Deer Springs Close! Original Owner! First Time on the Market! This beautifully appointed bungalow walk-out features over 4400 developed SF with 2321 SF on the main level. The exterior street appeal is fabulous with extensive stone accents, curved architectural windows and a grand covered entrance. Set on 2.11 acres, the property features mature picturesque landscaping, a wildlife pond, beautiful mature spruce trees, rock garden terracing, a vegetable garden, expansive lawns and spectacular flowering fruit trees. As you enter through the front door, you are immediately taken aback by the high ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, open floor plan design and new designer kitchen. The main floor features a formal dining room open to the living room and kitchen areas, a breakfast nook, two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a den and a laundry room. The deck is gigantic and is partially protected from the South sun by large columnar Aspen trees. The lower level features a family room, recreation area, extensive built-in custom bookshelves, an exercise room, three more bedrooms and another full bathroom.

40 Mackenas Way, Rocky View County, AB

Exceptional Craftsman Architecture. Pastoral Private Setting. Over 5600 Developed Impeccably Designed Square Feet. This incredible family home is located in the gated and secure community of Mackenas Country Estates. The setting is truly special with views to the South and East of the horse pastures set in behind and of the mountains and perfectly manicured community from the covered outdoor living room area. Architecturally designed by Douglas Graham of McDowell and Associates, nothing was missed in the architectural flow of the interior space. The exterior mixes natural stone with flared cedar shakes, boasts fir pillar accents, and the massive roofline adds to the tremendous street appeal. The landscaping features a mix of flagststone walkways, magnificent perennial gardens, multiple outdoor living room areas on all levels, and rich stone terracing.

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.

19 Wildflower Hill, Rocky View County, AB

Welcome to 19 Wildflower Hill! An iconic architectural masterpiece unlike any other! Set on 2.91 acres, this beautifully appointed bungalow features over 7467 developed square feet of amazing living space. This one-of-a-kind property is set high on the escarpment with the most stupendous views of the city skyline, the valley, the Bow River, the Springbank Links golf course, the mountains to the West and the breathtaking valley set below. As you ascend through the custom ‘Mystic Forge’ entry gates down the long paved driveway, the most iconic, unique and majestic home is upon you, welcoming guests and family members. This incredibly unique masterpiece was masterfully designed by the current homeowner to work with the surrounding natural landscape and to take in the unparalleled views. Features include architectural design details never seen before from a gigantic towering metal and glass door to barrel vault ceilings to curved walls in the dining room with round architectural windows to custom unique door designs to a river rock garden wall with two black ‘Mystic Forge’ iron gates. The massive main living room offers several sitting areas with vaulted ceilings and a wood-burning fireplace.

27 Aspen Ridge Court SW, Rural Rocky View County, AB

Original Owner…. Impeccable contemporary family home in the estate area of Aspen Woods. Backing onto an environmental reserve with walking/biking trails, playground areas and a picturesque setting. Built by Ledgestone Custom Homes, special features include beautiful exterior rundle stone accents, Italian porcelain tile floors, a stunning two-storey wall of windows in the great room a grand two-sided fireplace with curved detailing, and a circular “open-riser” floating staircase. The yard is exquisitely designed with stone garden planters, iron fencing and perfect lawns. The main floor features a den/office with rich built-in cabinets and a custom desk, a formal dining room, a cozy sitting area beside the fireplace, a gigantic mudroom for kids, a large walk-through pantry and a breakfast nook open to the kitchen. The “Elle Decor” kitchen features a furniture-piece styled island with dramatic corner post detailing, classic ivory cabinetry and a luxury appliance package (Subzero fridge/freezer, Wolf gas range with griddle, Wolf microwave, U-Line wine fridge, Asko dishwasher).

172 Elbow Ridge Bluffs, Rural Rocky View County, AB

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2PM-5PM. 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

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY OCTOBER 2ND – 2PM-5PM. 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.

The Communities of Bridgeland & Renfrew

The desirable communities of Bridgeland and Renfrew are located just outside of the downtown core, making them ideal for professionals who can choose to walk, drive for only a few minutes, or take a five-minute bus or train ride to their office tower. The beautiful bakeries, trendy shops and inspiring restaurants of Calgary’s East Village are just across the bridge and offer an ‘urban lifestyle’ without having to live directly in the downtown core. The fabulous schools, top-of-line parks and miles of pathway along the bow river provide everything a family could desire. With close proximity to every amenity imaginable, these communities attract everyone from young families, working professionals, retirees, snowbirds and youth alike.

504 990 Centre Avenue NE, Calgary, AB

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY OCTOBER 2ND FROM 12-3PM. This sub penthouse is one of the largest units in the building and boasts the most beautiful views to the South, East and West. Offering two large bedrooms both with ensuite bathrooms, an office with a closet that could easily be used as a third bedroom plus a powder room, this unit is ideal for young professionals, families and empty nesters alike. A large home office with beautiful views makes this a perfect place to work or learn from home and the second living room offers separate spaces for roommates, children’s play spaces or additional room for entertaining. The open kitchen features full height cabinetry, a long island, granite countertops, under cabinet lighting, a large walk-in pantry and a stainless-steel appliance package that includes a gas range. The spacious primary suite boasts private views and includes a luxurious ensuite with dual vanities, a soaking tub and a steam shower. Two gas fireplaces, an in-suite laundry room, three balconies and high-end built-in features complete this fabulous home.

2088 Sirocco Drive SW, Calgary, AB

Welcome to “JUST RENOVATED” 2088 Sirocco Dr SW! This family home boasts over 3000 SqFt of functional space that you and your loved ones can begin making memories in. The beautiful new kitchen has a bright and open feel with stunning GRANITE COUNTER TOPS giving it a luxurious feel. The beautiful island boasts two waterfall edges and an abundance of storage. The upper level has three well-sized bedrooms and an additional flex space that would make a MASSIVE FOURTH BEDROOM or lends itself to great additional kid and family space. Enjoy summer days in your private backyard BACKING ONTO GREEN SPACE or head across the street in the winter to TOBOGGAN HILL PLAYGROUND for some fun in the snow! This home’s central location puts you within a ten-minute drive to some of the best schools in Alberta, an abundance of different grocery stores, restaurants, shopping, rec centers, and gyms. Don’t miss this opportunity to enter one of the premier neighborhoods in Calgary!

2204 1100 8 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB

Executive living at its finest! This stunning unit boasts nearly 2000 SqFt of FULLY RENOVATED LUXURY. Floor to ceiling windows and a location on the twenty second floor give this home stunning city, mountain, and skyline views from every room! Completely demolished down to the concrete, this unit has been fully modernized, and comes complete with BRAND NEW Samsung black polished appliances, a full height Thermacool THREE HUNDRED bottle wine cooler, a Control4 HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM, a Whynter Cigar humidor, and a Whynter bar fridge. Gorgeous black marbled ceramic tile throughout, and concrete quartz counters give this abode a modern industrial feel comparable to a high-end apartment in New York City. Powder coated black metal, walnut veneer, custom tile work, and HIDDEN ROOMS all bring the rest of this luxury space together to provide the ultimate space for comfort and luxury.

37 Paintbrush Park, 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!

28 Snowberry Gate , Rural Rocky View County, AB

Welcome to 28 Snowberry Gate! This well-appointed WALKOUT BUNGALOW is situated on one of the PREMIER lots in Elbow Valley. Backing onto a stunning environmental reserve complete with a pond and lush greenery that creates a serene setting to enjoy at all hours of the day! From your large back deck, watch your kids skate on the same pond that has seen multiple Elbow Valley residents make their way to the NHL. The open floor plan boasts over 2800 square feet and allows for superb flow throughout your primary living spaces. After a long day retreat to the massive MAIN LEVEL master suite complete with an ensuite equipped with a large tub, shower, double vanity, and walk in closet featuring custom built shelving. Cooking for friends and family is a pleasure in this large kitchen equipped with top end appliances and an abundance of storage and granite counter space. The lower level is perfectly set up for entertaining and family time with a wet bar, games area, family space, and a flex room that makes for a great space to put a gym, music room, theatre room, or anything else your heart desires!

11 Mackenas Court, Rocky View County, AB

Welcome to the prestigious gated community of Mackenas Country Estates! This stunning contemporary build is an “Architectural Digest” styled stunning property . Situated perfectly with a South facing backyard to take in the stunning Rocky Mountain views, this home backs onto sprawling green space with horses galloping on the neighboring property. The covered back deck is set up as a large outdoor living room complete with an outdoor television, fireplace and incredible ambiance. The exterior architecture with natural stone detailing, outdoor lighting and beautiful landscaping provide for a very grand and appealing street appeal. As you enter this “mid-century modern” design, the attention to detail and elevated build level is immediately evident from the high ceilings, rich gleaming woodwork, coffered ceilings, perfectly designed millwork framing every vantage point and a vibrant open floor plan provides superb flow and interesting character throughout the home.

312 Snowberry Place, Rural Rocky View County, AB

This “modern country” family home exudes warmth, love, and beautiful family living space. Featuring over 5295 developed SF, FOUR upper level bedrooms, a two-storey family room with a stone wood burning fireplace, a bright classic kitchen with a window overlooking the entire backyard, a gigantic back porch and deck, a formal dining room, a beautifully appointed main floor den, a gigantic mud room, an oversized garage, a “sports-oriented” laundry room, a fully developed lower level and a gorgeous spa-like master suite. This is the perfect family home for a busy family, with every amenity imaginable, on one of the most sought after streets in the entire community! The access to walking paths through the woods is immediately off the backyard and the setting is truly magical!

327 Snowberry Place, Calgary, 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.

Coldwell Banker Complete Real Estate and the Starnes Group team are in the process of creating a foundation and will be organizing additional fundraisers for this very special cause, very close to our hearts.

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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.

Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty

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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