Delsom Estates (Sunstone Community)
Sunstone Community at Delsom is a mixed use, pedestrian friendly community situated on 40 hectares of land, which will include approximately 178 single family lots, 602 townhouses, a private amenity building, 70 seniors' independent living apartments, a neighbourhood commercial centre, park areas and a pathway system. Many Smart Growth Principles have been incorporated into this plan including mixed land uses, diverse housing opportunities and sustainable infrastructure such as an integrated storm water management system and geothermal heating technology. Moreover, 15% of the site is designated as parks and open space.
The approved Master Plan provides for:
- Integration of new and existing developments;
- Preservation of key features of the site, including tree stands, rights-of-ways and an enhanced pond;
- Enhancement of pedestrian and cyclist connections through the site;
- A central park with trail linkages;
- Retail and personal services within walking distance;
- Diversity in housing types; and
- Use of friendly architecture with porches and verandas.
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