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Seasons at Raven Woods West & South – Enter the World of the North Vancouver Seasons Apartment Homes at Ravenwoods
Luxurious coastal living is what the Raven Woods master planned apartment condo low-rise development in North Vancouver real estate market is all about. Part of an award winning property development, Seasons at Raven Woods apartment condos for sales is a collection of premier residences set on a forested hilltop, with views over the ocean to downtown Vancouver.

The Seasons at Raven Woods North Vancouver community won the 2002 Silver Georgie Award in Landscape Design/Multi-Family category. The first phase of the North Vancouver Seasons at Raven Woods also won a 2002 Silver Georgia for the Best Low-Rise Real Estate Development and Best Display Suite Interior Design and Merchandising for Multi-Family Developments.

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Seasons at Raven Woods is a master planned North Shore real estate development by Takaya that features affordable apartments and condominium residences near Deep CoveAbout the Raven Woods Seasons Master Planned Community - Luxury Coastal Living
Located near Deep Cove in North Vancouver real estate market, the North Shore mountains, and two popular golf courses, the community of Ravenwoods has often been compared to the ambiance of Whistler property. For those who still want the excitement of the city, downtown Vancouver is only 20 minutes away. The finishes in the well-designed Raven Woods Seasons North Vancouver condominium residences and apartment homes reflect an impressive commitment to quality. Standard features at the Seasons at Raven Woods West & South apartment low-rise residential buildings are hardwood floors in the entry way and kitchen, a gas fireplace, a very large “entertainment-sized” deck or patio and wireless front entry lighting controls. The Ravenwoods kitchens at the homes at Seasons North Vancouver at Raven Woods community boast stainless steel appliances, granite counters, the convenience of an island workstation, full height cupboards and a glass door pantry with built in shelves. Spa-inspired bathrooms at the Seasons condos at North Vancouver Raven Woods master planned community are complete with granite and Corian counters, slate, porcelain and Italian ceramic tiles (full height of course), a soaker tub and/or an enclosed shower. All of the new Raven Woods Seasons homes in North Vancouver real estate market resales are complete with in suite storage, in suite laundry washer and dryer, a secured underground storage locker and either one or two secured underground parking stalls. Residents at the North Vancouver Seasons Condo Apartments at Raven Woods also enjoy the luxury of first class amenities such as a state of the art gym, sauna, party room, with bar and pool table, and a private theatre with eight foot projection screen and digital surround sound. These North Shore Ravenwoods condos are truly magnificent.

The resale listings at Seasons West at Ravenwoods North Vancouver luxruious coastal condo livingSeasons West at Ravenwoods North Shore Luxury Homes
Phase II of the North Vancouver Seasons real estate development community, Seasons West homes, consists of 85 finely crafted North Vancouver homes ranging in size from one bedroom plus den up to three bedrooms plus den layouts. Occupancy for this Ravenwoods condos was slated fro Autumn of 2004 and the North Shore real estate project was already 75% sold out upon initial public sales launch, with only a few choice ocean view apartment suites still available. Prices for the presale Raven Woods Seasons West condominium apartment homes ranged from $203,900 to $213,900 for the 755 to 866 square foot, one bedroom and den suites. The two bedroom suites at the North Vancouver Seasons West at Raven Woods phase II release of homes ranged from 765 to 1104 sq ft in size and $193,900 to $309,500 in pricing range. And the spacious Seasons West Raven Woods penthouses ranged from $309,500 to $380,500. Many now in the Raven Woods Seasons penthouse resale listings are selling for more than $650,000 to $750,000. The two bedroom plus den homes are very impressive at the RavenWoods Seasons West apartment building, with a unique retreat off the master bedroom, which is complete with a double-sided fireplace, built in wood finish shelving and a bay window. The resale condo suites at Raven Woods North Vancouver also have a dressing room off the master bedroom and a spacious and elegant ensuite with soaker tub and enclosed shower. Pre-construction Raven Woods Seasons West pricing range from $285,500 to $351,500 for these 988 to 1240 square foot Seasons homes. The typical three bedroom corner Ravenwoods North Shore apartment suites feature a great living/entertaining area (perfect for social gatherings), an open kitchen, a convenient “flex space,” a wonderful dressing room and ensuite with soaker tub and an enclosed separate shower, a spacious storage room and a large outdoor living area. These new Seasons West at Raven Woods North Vancouver condo homes are priced from $329,900 to $396,900 for 1223 to 1487 sq ft in pre-construction pricing. It is not widely known that these three bedroom Ravenwoods condominiums have sold for more than $700 - $800k on the resale market. The highest standards of quality have become the trademark of Seasons West. Residents at North Vancouver Raven Woods community are pampered with finishes that are normally found in a custom home, such as hardwood floors, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and wireless front entry controls. And you do not have to worry abou where you can keep all of your possessions and treasures, as the Raven Woods Seasons West’s provides spacious in suite storage as well as a secured underground storage locker for every home purchaser. Home buyers need only decide which of the two stylish colour schemes will suit them best. One is modern, with clean lines and a cool feel and the other offers a more traditional palate with a warm, classical ambiance. It is all here at the North Vancouver Seasons West homes at Raven Woods master planned apartment community.

More about Raven Woods Seasons West Resales
Luxurious interiors at this wood framed apartment complex at Raven Woods Seasons West apartment low-rise building are elegant, sophistiacated and high-end The Ravenwoods homes at Seasons West apartments range from 755 to 1487 square feet in interior space, but this does not count the oversized patios and balconies that have been combined so effectively into these open style floorplan layouts at Raven Woods real estate development. A typical two bedroom and den home features a unique retreat off of the master bedroom, complete with stylish double sided fireplaces, built in wood finish shelving and a bay window. In addition, there is a dressing room off the master bedroom, large ensuite with deep soaker tubs and separate enclosed showers standard in most homes here at the North Vancouver Seasons West at Raven Woods development. For Ravenwoods condo socialites, the three bedroom corner suites at the Ravenwoods Seasons West apartment mid-rise building have been designed with spacious living/entertainment spaces, open plan kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops as well as a convenient flex space that you can change into an at home office or computer work station. When your North Vancouver Ravenwoods condo guests leave, you can simply retire to your master bedroom with its huge dressing area, and relaxing ensuite with soaker tub here at the resale Seasons West condominium residences at the master planned Raven Woods North Shore community.

The third phase of this Ravenwoods North Vancouver real estate community is Seasons South condo apartments for saleSeasons South at North Vancouver’s Raven Woods Neighbourhood
With Phase I of Seasons sold out, and Phase II already over 75% sold out within a few days of release, only a few chances remain to join the privileged group that calls Raven Woods North Shore their own beautiful Oceanside community. According to their real estate marketing back in 2004: We are proud to introduce Phase III, Seasons South at Raven Woods North Vancouver affordable condos and apartment homes, the final addition to the hilltop community of Ravenwoods. Ten years of experience in the Raven Woods real estate development has allowed the condo team to refine and design this latest Seasons phase with the most sophisticated home buyer in mind. The 83 homes at the Seasons South low-rise residential condo building range in size from one bedroom plus den to three bedrooms plus den and are priced from $168,900 to over $600,000. IN a typical one bed Seasons South Ravenwoods apartment home, the den is large enough to be used as a second bedroom, with a full sized closet and sliding doors to offer flexibility. Also incorporated are a large storage room, a dressing room (with enough closet space for two), a corner gas fireplace and an open kitchen with a centre granite top island workstation. Add to that in suite laundry, an ensuite with soaker tub and separate shower, full height kitchen cabinetry and a large deck or patio and you already have a very impressive space at your new home at Seasons West North Vancouver apartments at Ravenwoods. However, as with all other Seasons’ homes at Raven Woods North Shore property, you will also enjoy the added luxury of hardwood floors in the entry and kitchen, granite or Corian counters, stainless steel appliances, and wireless front entry lighting controls. This particular suite plan has been in high demand in previous Raven Woods Seasons phases, for both first time home buyers and investors. So don’t miss the opportunity top purchase this well appointed yet affordable North Vancouver home. The penthouses at Seasons South at Raven Woods are already in high demand. Each one is unique, with a beautifully appointed design, high ceilings and an expansive outdoor living area. Many of the large, south facing Ravenwoods Seasons South apartment suites enjoy sweeping views of the ocean and are all pre wired for air conditioning. With the goregous finishes and features that complete thes homes at Raven Woods North Vancouver real estate development, they are truly breathtaking. Ravenwoods Phase III completion was in 2005.

More about the Ravenwoods Seasons South Apartments
Incredible attention to detail are evident in these Seasons South re-sales apartment listings at the Deep Cove Ravenwoods master planned community With the incredible interest expressed in this dynamic North Shore community, Takaya Developments decided to pre-sell the final phase of this hilltop Raven Woods community ahead of time that included 83 homes of Seasons South condominium apartments that completed in 2005. And true to form, 45 per cent of these luxury Seasons South homes at Raven Woods in North Vancouver real estate market were snagged up within minutes of the presale launch by eager homebuyers. There is an excellent range of homes in Seasons South Ravenwoods ranging from smaller one bedroom plus den to 3 bed and den units. Ravenwoods home buyers can also choose from north facing suites with tranquil views over the award winning landscaped lagoons, or south facing Seasons South Deep Cove Ravenwoods homes with panoramic open ocean views. The homes at Seasons South resale apartments come with all the bells and whistles from large storage rooms a dressing room, corner gas fireplace and an attractive and functional open concept kitchen with centre granite top islands and lots of pantry and cabinet space. The list goes on, with in suite laundry, ensuite with soaker tub and shower, full height kitchen cabinetry and a large deck or ground floor patio. The Raven Woods Seasons South Penthouse homes are a must see as well, with each one uniquely designed with luxurious finishings, high ceilings, and a truly expansive living area. Many of the breathtaking southern facing Seasons South homes at Raven Woods in North Vancouver property resale market enjoy sweeping views of the ocean, and all are pre-wired for air con.

From the Same Real Estate Developers that brough you The Raven Woods Townhomes, The Legend, Seasons I, II and III, Windsong I, II and III, Deerfield and Deerfield by the Sea
The Seasons Neighbourhood is brought to you by the same real estate developer that is launching the Signature Estates at Raven Woods right now. Takaya is a masterful and experienced builder of luxury North Shore homes and for more information about the luxury duplex homes at the Signature Estates at Ravenwoods in North Vancouver property development, please click here. 48 luxury North Vancouver hilltop townhomes on the shores of the Burrard Inlet. The opportunity is not to own a spacious home unlike any available. The Signature Estates at Raven Woods are under construction and ready for occupancy starting in summer 2009. Large decks and patios and landscaped yards including well appointed details like Sub-Zero fridge, and wine storage, Wolf range and hood fan, warm radiant heated floors, wool blend carpet and ensuites with Grohe rain shower. The North Vancouver Signature Estates at Raven Woods are available now starting from $848,000. Visit the Raven Woods presentation centre that is open everyday except Fridays from noon to 5pm at 590 Ravenwoods Drive (top of Raven Woods Drive) in North Vancouver. Call 604.929.1915 or visit for more information about the Signature Estates.

Previous launches at the master planned Raven Woods North Vancouver community includes:
The Raven Woods Townhomes - 64 homes
The Legend - 74 homes
Windsong I and II - 131 homes
Windsong III - 50 homes
Deerfield - 84 homes
Deerfield by the Sea - 131 homes
Seasons at Ravenwoods - 94 homes (2002 Georgie Awards Finalist)
Seasons West at Raven Woods - 85 homes
Seasons South at Raven Woods - 86 homes (2006 Georgie Awards Finalist)

Please visit the Signature Estates and Raven Woods Presentation Centre today for more information about new pre-sales condo apartments and luxury duplex homes for saleThe Seasons Community Amenities

Bring on the popcorn. Enjoy a relaxing evening with friends in the Seasons at Raven Woods private digital theatre, which is complete with comfortable and cozy seating, an eight foot projection screen, THX surround sound, a DVD player, air conditioning and all the bells and whistlers you could imagine. Forget the gym membership. Keep fit in your every own facility at the Ravenwoods Seasons community state of the art fitness centre with free weights, the Apollo 45 weight system, Body Guard Organic’s treadmills, stationary bikes and elliptical trainer and also air conditioning and tunes. Reward yourself afterwards with some de-stressing time in the sauna. A stroll in the park. Right outside your doorstep are the private gardens of Seasons Raven Woods. Quaint bridges cross over a series of landscaped lagoons, and gently-lit pathways wander throughout the award winning North Vancouver Deep Cove Ravenwoods setting. Sit on one of the attractive wooden benches that line your path and gaze out towards the gorgeous views. The host with the most. There is no better place to hold a birthday celebration, a shower, or just a Saturday evening than at the Party Room at Seasons Raven Woods real estate development. At your disposal is a large kitchen with a ridge and freezer, a slate covered bar, comfortable seating and tables, an outdoor patio, a stereo system and best of all, a pool table. The interplay of slanting sunbeams over a forested North Shore hillside is the idyllic setting for the popular Raven Woods North Vancouver real estate development. This scenic seaside location is just minutes from downtown Vancouver, and minutes to picture perfect Deep Cove. Takaya Developments’ latest collection of luxury homes and upcoming presales for condo mid-rise apartment suites are coming soon. The presentation centre for the Seasons resale apartments and the Signature Estates at Raven Woods are located at Raven Woods Drive in North Vancouver. From the Iron Workers Memorial Crossing, take the Dollarton Highway exit. Continue east, and turn left at Raven Woods Drive. Visit or email for more information about upcoming apartment presale condo releases and the Signature Estates duplex style luxury North Shore homes now under construction.