Building Information and Description - The Austin:
The Austin by Beedie Living is located at 955 Austin Avenue, situated at the highest point in the popular Austin Heights neighbourhood in West Coquitlam. This 133-unit urban complex offers junior one-bedrooms, townhomes and penthouse-suites in a 19-storey concrete tower, set atop ground level shops and services for residents’ convenience.
With architecture by Chris Dikeakos Architects, and interior design by Cristina Oberti Design, The Austin was designed to maximize space and increase the number of corner homes, with modern touches including stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and European kitchen and bathroom fixtures. Common area features at The Austin include contemporary cedar and basalt stone detailing, a basalt stone fireplace along Austin Avenue, a welcoming water feature at the building’s entry, and a unique “green roof” area. Shared in-building amenities include a fully-equipped fitness studio, an entertaining kitchen and lounge, a furnished guest suite, ample visitor parking, an outdoor BBQ area, a children’s play area, as well as secure underground storage and bicycle lockers. All homes in The Austin offer fantastic panoramic views and outdoor living options, with spacious patios, balconies, and terraces, coupled with expansive windows that capture maximum sunlight.
In compliance with Beedie’s “Keeping-It-Green” promise, The Austin is “Built Green Silver Standard”, featuring energy-efficient windows and appliances, water-conserving fixtures and appliances, and an in-building recycling program. Dedicated to providing residents with peace-of-mind, The Austin features security readers at the parkade and building entrances, security cameras, video enterphones, and keyless entry – and all homes feature fire sprinklers (also in common areas) and smoke detectors, and come pre-wired for in-suite security system installations.
The Austin is the first major development and the landmark highrise in Austin Heights, in close proximity to shopping, schools, parks and transit – with nearby amenities such as Highway 1, the SkyTrain (including the Millenium and Expo lines, and the new Evergreen line), Lougheed Mall and Coquitlam Centre shopping malls, Douglas College and Simon Fraser University, and the Vancouver Golf Club.