The Guardian

From $1,185,700 to $1,607,619
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456 12 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, AB
308 Units
44 Stories
1 - 2.5 Bedrooms
Completed Winter/Spring 2017
1830 - 2619 SqFt
$631 per SqFt
The Guardian is a new condo development at 456 12 Avenue Southeast, Calgary. The development was completed in 2017. Available units range in price from $1,185,700 to $1,607,619. The Guardian has a total of 308 units. Sizes range from 1830 to 2619 square feet.

The Guardian Details

Building Type:
Selling Status:
Sales Started:
Mar 2014
Construction Status:
Completed In:
Winter/Spring 2017
Up to 10'50"
Interior Designer(s):
Marketing Company:
Garden Terrace
Social Club
Underground Parking
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Pricing & Fees

Prices - Available Units:
From $1,185,700 to $1,607,619
Cost to Purchase Parking:
Included in the purchase price
(2 single parking stalls for 02 plans and 2 tandem parking stalls for 03 plans)
Cost to Purchase Storage:
Average Price per Sqft:
$631 per SqFt
Co-op Fee Realtors:

Deposit Structure

- $2,500 upon offer
- 5% Cash (less $2,500) within 11 days

The Guardian Summary



The Guardian’s twin 44-storey towers rise up proudly to create an instantly recognizable landmark in Calgary’s ever-changing skyline. Its modern 1 & 2 bedroom homes were designed to take in panoramic views of the city skyline, the rivers below it and the mountains on the horizon.

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Features & Finishes

- Progressive open concept interior design by Laura Vroom Design featuring highly efficient floorplans with less wasted hallway space and more functional living space
- Generous in-suite storage space and closets
- All bedrooms in every unit have exterior operable windows
- Floor-to-ceiling thermally efficient windows with Low E glazing provide panoramic views and abundant natural lighting
- Cat-5 wiring for high-speed telephone, cable and data
- Oversized open-air balconies (up to 472 square feet) with sliding glass door extends living space to the outdoors - ideal for dining alfresco, entertaining or taking in the best views in the city
- Contemporary white roller blinds with aluminum fascia for all exterior windows

- Choice of three designer-selected colour schemes
- Wide plank laminate flooring throughout entire suite - The Guardian’s European
- Structured wood laminate – or “eco wood” – is designed to last while providing a wood aesthetic and texture without the maintenance of typical hardwood flooring.
- AC4-rated commercial-grade surface layer for high scratch resistance.
- Flat profile 5” painted baseboards and 3” door casings
- Oversized 7’ rift-cut, dark-stain oak entryway doors
- Lever-style polished chrome Taymor interior door hardware
- Modern, low-profile surface mount bedroom lamps fixtures provides comfortable ambient lighting

- Exclusive custom-designed Armony Cucine cabinetry matches with kitchen millwork
- The Guardian’s stylish bathrooms features Spanish-made 13” x 39” seamless micro-mosaic porcelain wall tiles
- 12” x 24” semi-polished porcelain floor tiles
- Relax in a deep soaker tub - easy to clean with a high gloss chip-resistant surface
- Large bathroom mirrors with polished edges
- Polished non-porous quartz countertops and grout-free backsplash for ease of cleaning
- High polished chrome faucets and rectangular undermount ceramic basin
- Modern high-polished chrome bathroom hardware including towel rings and bars, shower rods and robe hooks
- Modern lighting – linear glass shade with chrome metal ends provide task and ambient light

- Kitchen design coordinated by Inform Projects, who have experience working on luxury landmarks such as Shangri-la Vancouver and Toronto and the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel
- Kitchens built for cooking and entertaining feature design and finishings that are carefully chosen for their beauty and durability. Seamless, non-porous surfaces without grout-lines on counters and backsplashes make cleaning quick and easy
- Full-height back-painted glass or matte aluminum backsplash from countertop to underside of cabinets, grout-free for ease of cleaning and durability
- Solid non-porous polished quartz countertops with modern square edges
- Modern single-bowl zero-radius stainless steel under-mount sink in kitchen
- Sleek, modern European pull-down chrome spray faucets
- Beautiful chrome pendant lights over kitchen islands
- Door Buffers: New innovation from Salice of Italy integrates soft-closing mechanism to the attached hinge rather than using pistons for higher reliability and clean aesthetic
- Hinges: Self-closing, full-metal, swift mounting hinges manufactured by Salice can be set to three different positions and aligned with ease
- Inner Fittings: Matte chrome-plated and extremely stable metal systems underline the high-quality character of the kitchen and allow you to make optimum use of your space
- Wall Cabinets: Elegantly hidden and inconspicuous blind attachment at sides and top make the cabinet capable of carrying incredible weight
- Aluminum-lined sink cabinets to protect against water and corrosives
- Drawers and doors utilize the “Airmatic” silent suppression closing system from German manufacturer, Blum
- Each Armony Cucine cabinet is hand-installed by highly specialized Master
- Installers, each with upwards of 15 years experience in European kitchen installation
- Integrated under-cabinet lighting

Armony Cucine
- The first development in Calgary to feature cab in etry designed and manufactured in Italy by Armony Cucine
- Armony Cucine is a leader in environmentally responsible kitchen manufacturing with strict guidelines to make your kitchen more sustainable by using mostly recycled materials and eco-wood, which uses less timber than regular wood
- Doors: 19mm thick eco -wood structured core doors with 2mm matching edges with high-quality Italian-made tactile wood laminate or ultrahigh-gloss white UV lacquer

- German-engineered AEG 24" high­ efficiency induction cooktop, the preferred technology in professional kitchens.
Touch screen control, stainless steel trim, and seam less ceramic glass surface offers a sleek, modern aesthetic and ease of cleanup. Induction technology is extremely responsive and precise, heating and cooling instantly on demand and highly predictable from simmer to sear. Cooktop automatically detects and heats only the cookware, while other areas of the surface remain cool to the touch for safety and ease of cleaning.
- German-engineered AEG 24" large­ capacity 2.6 cu.ft. convection electric wall oven with stainless steel finish and retractable knobs
- German-engineered frost-free Blomberg fridges with bottom freezer, wine rack and movable shelves, with cabinetry paneling for a clean, integrated look
- Exceptionally quiet Blomberg integrated dishwasher
- Low profile integrated slide out hood fan by Faber or combination microwave hood fan by Panasonic
- Panasonic Stainless Steel Microwave
- High-efficiency stacking front-load washer/ dryer by Blomberg
- In-sink garbage disposal unit

Two designer-selected colour schemes to choose from and with further refinements including..

- Miele Master Chef Series 30" Gas Cooktop
- Miele Signature Series Stainless Steel Oven Miele
- Master Chef Series Built-in Hood Fan
- Miele Classic Series Dishwasher with fully integrated front panel
- Miele Classic Series Stainless Steel Microwave
- Miele integrated fridge with paneled front
- Electrolux large-capacity Frontload 10-Touch Stacking Washer/ Dryer with steam function
- LED strip lighting integrated into custom Armony Cucine cabinetry
- Armony Cucine kitchen cabinetry with high-quality wood veneer or ultra high­ gloss white lacquer finishing
- Polished quartz gables on kitchen islands

- 6 x 24" travertine floor and Spanish-made 13" x 39" seamless micro-mosaic porcelain wall tiles
- Modern wall-mounted powder room faucet

- Oval chrome closet rods
- Laminated glass doors on sliding rail/track system for den
- 7.5" wide plank engineered hardwood flooring
- Expansive and airy spaces with dramatic over-height ceilings, approximately 9.5 feet in majority of living area

- Doorbell at your front door
- Integrated security system (entrance door, and balcony door)
- 2 Parking Stalls included in a priority area
- Natural gas line for barbecue on balconies
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456-12th Ave. S.E. Calgary, AB

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