Month: October 2017

Four Reasons You May Want to Consider Living in a Manufactured Home Community in Southern Alberta

Typically you will invest a lot of time considering living arrangements for various milestones in your life.  Whether you are looking for a starter house, hoping to live in a new home in a nice community or  retiring and wanting a property with very little maintenance you will have a wide variety of choices.

The traditional choices for young families, working families or retired people who want a cost effective living arrangement are buying a small house, moving into a condo or renting an apartment.  Whatever group you are in, you are most likely hoping to have extra cash, some private space and you may want a home for your pets.

It’s time to think about life in a manufactured home community

Living in a manufactured home community, like Station Grounds near Lethbridge in Southern Alberta is an interesting and attractive alternative to the traditional choices. At Station Grounds you would have a home customized for your needs and tastes for a very reasonable cost. The lots are leased at around $400 per month and there are no hidden or extra costs.  See how it works at

Here are some impressive benefits of living in a manufactured home community:

1. Property & Privacy

Regardless of what stage in life you are at, living in a manufactured home community allows you to have your own property and privacy.

If you live in a manufactured home you don’t physically share a wall with anyone, which drastically reduces potential noises and disturbances that may arise in apartment style living. Another advantage: Having your own personal space, both inside and out, allows you to garden, to invite more friends over, to have pets and to relax on a summer’s evening without sharing the space or bothering other people.

2. Sense of Community & Independence

When living in a manufactured home community you are not giving up your social life, but gaining one.  You will enjoy like-minded people with similar lifestyles and interests. Not to mention, if you want to get into the city to catch a movie, attend an exercise class or get in some shopping –  the town core of Coaldale, Alberta is only 5 – 10 minutes down the road and has everything you need. The city of Lethbridge is only 20  minutes away.  Click here to learn more.

Not only will you have the social life you choose, you will also be are able to maintain many of your hobbies such are gardening and participating in neighbourhood events. Have the freedom of your own private oasis – consider Station Grounds when planning for your future home.

3. Affordability

When we refer back to the traditional first step of potential home buyers, affordability is a major impact on the final decision. Affordability is something that makes a land-lease manufactured home community even more appealing.

A land-lease community is a great first step for homebuyers at any stage in their life, whether they’re looking for a long term or short term commitment. A land-lease community provides you with the flexibility to save money buy owning your manufactured home and lease the land it sits on.

4. Amenities & Peace of Mind

Since you will select your own customized manufactured mobile home, you have the flexibility to create the oasis that suits your lifestyle.From modern, well-appointed kitchens and bathrooms to generous, luxurious living spaces your new home will have everything you want and need.  Station Grounds has partnered with three manufactured home offices in Lethbridge, Alberta close to the station Grounds location.

Start planning your your new life and new home now.

Is peace of mind important to you? Leasing a lot in Station Grounds means that you, our tenant, is covered by the Mobile Home Site Tenancies Act (MHSTA). This means your monthly fees cover multiple services such as snow removal for both parks and common areas during the winter months. Station Grounds takes care of community upkeep so that your community can maintain an attractive and welcoming environment for you and your friends and family.

Are you interested in living in a modern affordable home with all the amenities you deserve but want a simpler life?

Learn more about living in a manufactured home community by contacting our Tenant Coordinator, Dixie McCarley to answer any questions about living in Station Grounds. Dixie can tell you what to expect when you call Station Grounds your new home! Located in Coaldale, Alberta a majority of our residents have come to us from British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.