Harmony Owners Stories

Harmony’s not just a place. It’s a philosophy. Connections are at the heart of well-being and Harmony is the place to connect with neighbours, family and friends. Our residents don’t just live, but thrive! Our biggest ambassadors are those with the pioneering spirit of creating a community from the ground up.

We’re proud of our dedicated team who make it possible for our clients to become the happy homeowners they are today. Our neighbourhoods are growing week after week with new families and the owners featured here are thrilled to invite you into their lives and share why they chose to purchase a new home. Browse the growing collection of stories below and we think you’ll agree this is a great way to get to know the neighbours before you buy.  Why not make your move to Harmony?

If you are a resident and would like to share YOUR story with us, please let us know at the Discovery Centre or email  ac.yn1542529587omrah1542529587nievi1542529587l@yre1542529587vocsi1542529587d1542529587


Lake, Location, and Woodworking Figure Prominently in Couple’s Decision to Move to Harmony.

Eric de Nooij, a Paramedic for Calgary’s Emergency Medical Services, and wife of two years, Jessica, a Pediatric and Family Chiropractor, can’t wait to try out Eric’s handmade wooden paddleboards on Harmony Lake this season. They were crafted in Eric’s woodworking shop, made possible for the first time thanks to…

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Downsizing has no Downside for Active Semi-Retired Couple in Harmony

Ed and Debbie Sweep recently downsized their Brooks-based commercial development business and were looking for a more manageable-sized home near family for their “semi-retirement” years. The Sweeps had been looking at other communities in the Calgary area for over two years with a long list of wants and wishes, but…

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Late Night Commercial Re-Directs Family to Harmony & the Close-Knit Community They Were Seeking.

The story of how they met –Amanda, William and Harmony, that is –was sparked when Amanda was up late one night feeding the baby and watching some television.  After two years of looking, especially for a lake community, they were scheduled to put down a deposit cheque on another lake…

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Family Finds Commute Time Perfect between City and Mountain Life in Peaceful Harmony – and Just in Time!

For Nova Scotia-born Dan Freeman, a Sixth Grade teacher at Master’s Academy, and his wife of four years Kerry Doerksen, originally from Manitoba, and a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse at the Alberta Children’s Hospital - discovering Harmony was a bit of a last minute moment of fate. They lived…

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Harmony Strikes All the Right Chords for an Active and Musical Family

Having moved into their beautiful new home in Harmony on July 19, 2017, the O’Brien Family – Frankie, Christina, and their two children Jessalyn (6) and Joshua (4) -- have already put in plenty of kilometers on Harmony’s extensive pathway systems. Christina is a music teacher for K-3 at a…

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Special Circumstances Lead Family to Harmony and a Five-Year Plan Becomes a One-Year Plan.

In 2013, Kari and Leon finished renovating their entire home in Cougar Ridge, believing it to be their forever home. Shortly after 22-month old Maddie was born, older brother Joe, now three, was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, bringing the family a new reality and leaving them with a significant quandary.…

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Family Starts Fresh Rather Than Renovates and Finds Harmony Checks All the Boxes.

For three years Mike and Amber Vanee had been vacillating about whether to renovate their Springbank Hill home of 11 years, or move to a new one. While they loved their area, they backed onto Highway 8 with new ring road construction imminently coming closer and closer to their own…

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New Empty Nester Does Her Research Before Investing in Villa Lifestyle by the Lake

Patti Clarkson is a woman with a mission. Many missions. But one of them was the tenacity to keep investigating Harmony, keep asking questions, and keep researching, until she had the answers she needed to become a homeowner. As a professional Human Resources Consultant entering her ‘empty nest’ phase, Patti…

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Mountain Views, Large Lots, and Open Places to Play Fulfill a Family Vision

There’s much excitement in the Lang family as Tomasz, Dana, and little 2-year old Poppy celebrated the arrival of their baby boy, Hugo just after our interview process- in what might be Harmony’s first homeowner newborn. With a tentative move-in date of December 2017 to their Augusta Fine Homes residence from the Tamarack Collection, The…

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Space, Schools, and a Strong Sense of Community Convince a Family that Harmony’s Home

Celebrating 10 years together this September, Deniz and Jessica Eren have to pinch themselves sometimes as moving to Harmony is making a dream come true. For them, and their two boys Altan, 4, and Evren (almost 2.) While their Homes by Avi estate house is still under construction, The Erens…

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