Kylemore's The 6th takes home top prize for model suite



Scarborough Mirror
By Alan Vernon

Why do visitors ooh and aah upon entering the model suite of The 6th? Perhaps it's the deft blending of traditional styling with modern appointments designed to achieve an appearance reminiscent of century-old apartments in Paris or London. Whatever the reason, last month this model suite received this year's Best Interior Decorating Award (up to 2,000 sq. ft.) by the Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA).

Says designer Mike Niven, “It’s the ceiling heights, moulding details and trimmed archways that provided us with the bones to build this look," which includes luxury finishes like chevron-patterned flooring, a marble master bathroom and beautiful stone countertops in the kitchen. “People who are moving from large homes are looking for something different,” says Niven. “The model features clean, sleek lines in everything from the cabinetry to the sofa and night tables. The upper cabinets in the kitchen were omitted to suggest even more openness. Rich materials like decorative wall panelling set the tone for luxury living. The grand 10-foot ceiling height, framed archways and details are worldly trends. The overall effect is both stunning and comfortable, which is what the elite clientele here desire.”

Built by Kylemore Communities, The 6th, an idyllic, two-building resort-style condo overlooking the prestigious south course of the Angus Glen Golf Club in Markam, offers high-end finishes like natural stone flooring in foyer and powder room, hand-scraped oak hardwood, crown moulding and a wine fridge. It probably also helps to have Sub-Zero and Wolf stainless steel kitchen appliances included in the package. Niven and Kylemore Communities also took home the award for Best New Home Sales Office (over 1,500 sq. ft.).

Niven’s soothing colour scheme of warm white, rich gold and tones of grey, derived from a custom art piece which hangs in the living area, gives the overall impression of richness, high-style and comfort—everything you desire in a home. An excellent selection of suite layouts – from one-bedroom to two-bedroom plus den and family room – are still available. Suites range in size from 770 to 2,198 sq.ft. Prices start from $790,000.

For more information about Kylemore Communities, visit the presentation centre at 4500 Major Mackenzie Dr. or call 905-887-9950. To register for upcoming new home opportunities, visit