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Geranium is offering a new release of lots at award-winning Courts of Canterbury

Geranium is offering a new release of lots at award-winning Courts of Canterbury

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Geranium is offering a new release of lots at award-winning Courts of Canterbury

September heralds the arrival of an entirely new offering of spectacular designs at Geranium‘s highly desirable adult-lifestyle community steps to Lake Scugog in Port Perry. Nestled into Canterbury Common, an established and sought-after community, Courts of Canterbury will soon offer a brand new release of 42- and 50-ft. lots. Inquire today and discover an amazing selection of fresh new bungalow and bungalow-loft designs in this ideal location.

Courts of Canterbury bungalows and bungalows with lofts have modern, open-concept designs featuring main-floor master bedrooms and deluxe ensuite bathrooms. High-end finishes include nine-ft. ceiling heights and soaring windows on the main floor; kitchens with beautiful cabinetry and elegant granite or quartz stone countertops; and contemporary ceramic tile and pre-finished and highly durable laminate flooring. Plus, homeowners enjoy the long-lasting and energy-saving advantages of Geranium’s stringent construction methods and materials that exceed Ontario’s Building Code.

Courts of Canterbury’s imaginative designs offer flexible living and entertaining. Home choices will range in size from 1,423 to more than 2,400 sq. ft., with two-, three- and four-bedroom layouts available, all with convenient main floor laundry and a double-car garage. Prices will start from the mid $700,000s.

Cradled in an established, mature setting, Courts of Canterbury homeowners have access to the residents-only Canterbury Common clubhouse dubbed the “The Centre.” Here, owners can swim laps in the outdoor pool, participate in a multitude of social and fitness activities, and join planned excursions. From this neighbourhood, it is just a short walk or bike ride to historic Downtown Port Perry with its array of shops, services and dining establishments. Port Perry’s Hospital, a Lakeridge Health Hospital, provides excellent and friendly personal care. With a population of slightly more than 9,500, Port Perry is small town living with the amenities of a much larger town or city and is midway between Toronto and cottage country.

Looking at the big picture, this is an ideal location for right-sizing buyers looking to simplify life, live in comfort and interact with like-minded neighbours. Homebuyers will also have peace-of-mind knowing that they are purchasing from a builder that has a well-earned reputation. Since 1977, Geranium has welcomed more than 8,200 families to its new home communities.

There are two professionally designed and furnished model homes to tour. Register online today or call (905.982.2649) to schedule an appointment. 52 Coulter St., Port Perry, open Monday to Wednesday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday and Friday by appointment.


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Geranium makes water-saving a priority at Edgewood in Pickering

Geranium makes water-saving a priority at Edgewood in Pickering

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Geranium makes water-saving a priority at Edgewood in Pickering

Purchasers at Geranium‘s new home community Edgewood in Pickering will enjoy the water conservation benefits of having a Greyter Home water recycling system included in their home at no extra charge.

Geranium is the first homebuilder in Canada to parcel this feature into the construction of an entire community. For Edgewood homeowners, this will mean reducing their annual water bill by approximately 20 per cent and, for a family of four, saving up to 30,000 litres of water in one year – an amount of water that could fill a 16-by-32-ft. rectangular swimming pool.

“Water is a precious resource and Canadians are one of the highest users per capita worldwide,” says Boaz Feiner, president of Geranium. “At home, we use hundreds of litres of water daily by showering, bathing, flushing toilets, running dishwashers and washing machines. In 2013, we learned about Greyter’s initiatives for the commercial market. Although there wasn’t a residential system available in Canada, they were working towards changing that. Going forward, we decided to include the rough-in for a greywater system in our lowrise homes, something that would be much more costly to do if possible at all, once the house was built. By providing the rough-in, we are giving the owners of our homes the opportunity to buy and install a system when they became available for houses.”

Greyter’s Home system captures and treats shower and bathwater so it can be reused for flushing toilets. The entire compact system is installed inside the home, requires only five standard plumbing connections and is easy for a professional plumber to install. Additional features are its superior, proprietary filtration and treatment process; low maintenance; low energy requirements; and comes with a touchpad controller that handles all aspects of the system operation and provides the homeowner with performance data, maintenance reminders and tutorials.

Geranium and Greyter will share data collected from the Edgewood homes, with the City of Pickering and Durham Region. Geranium has been selected as the winner of the City of Pickering’s 2019 Sustainability Award for its Edgewood community.

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Geranium Homes' Courts of Canterbury's elegant award-winnning design captivates

Geranium’s Courts of Canterbury’s elegant award-winning design captivates

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Geranium’s Courts of Canterbury’s elegant award-winning design captivates

As Winner of Best New Home Design at the 2020 Durham Region Home Builders’ Association (DRHBA) Awards of Excellence, Geranium invites you to explore Courts of Canterbury in Port Perry, just steps from Lake Scugog.

Collaborating with Jo-Ann Capelaci of Colours & Concepts Interior Design, The Cavendish bungalow model home showcases excellent open-concept and architectural elegance, designed to capture the imagination of right-sizing buyers. At this premier adult-lifestyle community, The Cavendish continues to be the most sought-after home.

A serene and neutral colour palette, combined with shades of white, and grey, with added accents of jewel-tone green and blue, pulls inspiration from the nearby walking trails and lake.

At the heart of The Cavendish is the 2020 DRHBA award-winning gourmet kitchen and combined dining and great room. Soaring cathedral ceilings in the Great Room and dining room provide additional windows and flowing natural light.

The kitchen shines with two-toned cabinetry and quartz stone countertops, a full height pantry, optional wet-bar with decorative glass doors, and upscale stainless-steel appliances.

All the imaginative home designs at Courts of Canterbury have a sumptuous main-floor master retreat with ensuite bathroom. The model home features a second bedroom and a den/office separated by a full bathroom and coat closet.

Purchasers will have a home designed to their personal taste, with the selection of their own finishes and colours. Built to Geranium’s stringent construction practices and enhanced techniques, results in a home built above Ontario’s Building Code.

Courts of Canterbury is a new addition to the adult-lifestyle community, Canterbury Common, minutes to downtown Port Perry, which offers an idyllic lifestyle with incredible amenities and a location convenient to Toronto and cottage country.

Two- and three-bedroom bungalow and bungalow-lofts on 50-ft. lots from $799,900.

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Book your model home appointment (905.982.2649) or tour virtually today.


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DRHBA names winners of 2020 Awards of Excellence

DRHBA names winners of 2020 Awards of Excellence

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DRHBA names winners of 2020 Awards of Excellence

The Durham Region Home Builders’ Association (DRHBA) recently named the winners of the 2020 Awards of Excellence.

These prestigious awards celebrate excellence in new homes, home renovations, innovative technology and construction, outstanding presentation and marketing of projects within Durham Region.

Due to the pandemic, DRHBA took the Awards ceremony online.

This year’s winners include ( full list and video ):

Excellence in Print Ad/Direct Mail Piece
Great Gulf – Whitby Meadows

Excellence in Sales Brochure Design
Great Gulf – Whitby Meadows

Excellence in Interior Decorating – Model Homes/Suite
Brookfield Residential – New Seaton, Dunbarton

Excellence in New Homes Sales Office – Small Volume
Geranium – Courts of Canterbury

Excellence in New Homes Sales Office – Large Volume
Great Gulf – Whitby Meadows

Excellence in Back to Back Townhome
Minto Communities – Windsor Corner, Ivy Ridge

Excellence in Semi-Detached or Townhome under 2,000 sq. ft.
Delpark Homes with credit to Cassidy & Co. Architectural Technologists – Kingsbridge 7

Excellence in Highrise Building Design (7 Storeys and Up)
Tribute Communities – UC Tower

Excellence in Production Built Kitchen Design
Geranium – The Cavendish

Excellence in Single (under 2,000 sq. ft.)
Geranium – The Cavendish

Excellence in Single (2,001-3,000 sq. ft.)
Minto Communities Ontario – Winchester, Ivy Ridge

Excellence in Single (3,001-4,000 sq. ft)
Minto Communities Ontario – Winchester, Ivy Ridge

Excellence in Social Media
FarSight Homes

Excellence in Website Design
Tribute Communities – UC Tower

Supplier of the Year
Reliance Home Comfort

Prestige awards

Corporate Citizenship
Minto Communities Ontario

Community of the Year
Podium Developments – Ironwood in North Oshawa

Builder of the Year – Small Volume
Holland Homes Inc.

Builder of the Year – Large Volume
Great Gulf


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Courts of Canterbury by Geranium

Bungalows achieve sales success at Courts of Canterbury in Port Perry

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Bungalows achieve sales success at Courts of Canterbury in Port Perry

The first phase of spectacular bungalow and bungalow-loft designs at Courts of Canterbury is more than 50 percent sold. Home builder, Geranium, started construction in late 2019, and the neighbourhood has been taking shape throughout the winter months.

Established infrastructure

Located alongside Lake Scugog in picturesque Port Perry, Courts of Canterbury homes will blend with the existing Canterbury Common adult-lifestyle community, built more than 20 years ago. Courts of Canterbury offers the ideal combination of life-enriching designs and superb finishes, in a remarkable adult-lifestyle community, just minutes to the many fine amenities of the historic town.

At its centre is a resident-only clubhouse, where homeowners can enjoy a multitude of social and fitness activities, as well as an outdoor pool and planned excursions. “The majority of Courts of Canterbury’s purchasers are scaling down from their family home. They plan to simplify their life, yet live in comfort, while taking advantage of a newly-built, warrantied home with the choice of interior finishes,” says Stephanie Lane, Geranium’s director of sales and marketing. “The private clubhouse adds an exciting opportunity to belong, and join in various activities throughout the year.”

Flexible living

Courts of Canterbury offers a variety of floorplans, many with a loft option, in addition to open-concept spaces for flexible living and entertaining. Homes have a main-floor master bedroom and deluxe ensuite bathroom. Two model homes showcase the imaginative designs. High-end finishes include nine-foot ceilings and quality kitchen cabinetry paired with elegant granite countertops. These features are parcelled with Geranium’s stringent construction methods and materials that exceed Ontario’s Building Code. New construction offers energy efficiency and ensures lower maintenance requirements, without expensive replacements of the roof and windows for many years.

Close at hand

Courts of Canterbury is located minutes from trails, parks, a marina, unique shops, and an array of services and eateries in Port Perry’s charming downtown core. Lakeridge Health Port Perry is known for excellent, and friendly, medical care. The town hosts many events throughout the year, including live music, theatre and festivals. Port Perry is within a one-hour commute of Toronto via GO Transit, Durham Regional Transit, and Highways 407 and 401.

Available homes in Phase 1 at Courts of Canterbury range from 1,669 to 2,587 square feet on 50-foot lots. Prices start from $799,900. Since 1977, Geranium has welcomed more than 8,000 families to its new home communities. New home purchasers will have peace-of-mind knowing that they are purchasing from a builder that has a well-earned reputation.

CONTACT INFORMATION

The sales centre and model homes are located at 52 Coulter Street, Port Perry.

905.982.2649

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Courts of Canterbury by Geranium

Courts of Canterbury offers an unbeatable adult lifestyle

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Courts of Canterbury offers an unbeatable adult lifestyle

At Courts of Canterbury, in picturesque Port Perry, Geranium has created the ideal combination of life-enriching bungalow and bungalow-loft designs, along with superb finishes, in a remarkable adult lifestyle community. Phase 1 has been released, and two professionally finished, and furnished, model homes are now open.

Perfect for right-sizing home buyers who are looking to simplify life, a total of eight floor plan styles are available, many with a loft option.

Geranium collaborated with acclaimed Designer Jo-Ann Capelaci of Colours & Concepts Inc. to create two model homes, which showcase the incredible versatility of this new collection.

The Chesterman Model

This home is a one-of-a-kind corner lot design, with a loft. With 2,474 square feet of living space, it includes two bedrooms and a den on the ground floor. The loft has a third bedroom, a full bathroom and a lounge overlooking the great room below. This Euro-chic design has a grey palette, accented with deep, rich blue, along with pops of rust and orange accessories. Modern furnishings, with clean lines in shades of blue and brown, create a warm and welcoming home.

The Cavendish Model

A bright, one-storey, two-bedroom plus den model home is a generous 1,934 square feet. Blending a light palette of cool neutrals, accented with blues and greens, Capelaci infused this home with colours that were inspired by the community’s proximity to Lake Scugog. An open-concept kitchen, dining and great room overlook the back garden. The interior is bathed in natural light, and is augmented by a vaulted ceiling.

Sought-after community

At the Centre of the Courts of Canterbury is a residents-only clubhouse, where homeowners can enjoy a multitude of social and fitness activities, and participate in planned excursions.

Courts of Canterbury is located minutes from trails, parks and a marina, as well as unique shops, services and eateries in Port Perry’s historic downtown. Port Perry’s hospital is known for excellent, and friendly, personal care.

Home to many cultural events, including live theatre, music and festivals, the town is also within an easy one-hour commute to Toronto, via GO Transit, Durham Regional Transit, or Highways 407 and 401.

A commitment to quality

Courts of Canterbury homes will blend seamlessly into the existing Canterbury Common adult-lifestyle community, built more than 20 years ago. Exterior elevations will feature elegant scale and beautiful styling, ensuring that each residence is a lasting complement to this established, mature setting.

Interiors will boast nine-foot ceilings on the main floor, sleek layouts and quality finishes, such as granite countertops and custom cabinetry throughout. Homes range from 1,453 to 2,587 square feet on 50-foot lots, and are priced from $799,900.

Geranium’s stringent construction methods exceed Ontario’s Building Code, and along with the Tarion warranty coverage, new home buyers can rest assured that they’re purchasing a well-built, energy efficient home. Since 1977, Geranium has welcomed more than 8,000 families to its new home communities.

CONTACT INFORMATION

905.982.2649 | courtsofcanterbury.com


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Model Home Feature: Courts of Canterbury by Geranium

Courts of Canterbury by Geranium a model of excellence

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Courts of Canterbury by Geranium a model of excellence

Geranium invites right-sizing homebuyers to enjoy a wonderful adult-lifestyle community at Courts of Canterbury in picturesque Port Perry. Situated alongside Lake Scugog, a short walk to the historic downtown, Geranium is now previewing a portfolio of imaginative bungalow and bungalow-loft designs with open-concept spaces that are ideal for flexible living and entertaining.

This bungalow model finished in a Hamptons style has an upscale yet relaxing, tranquil environment. A palette of cool neutrals is accented with pale blues and greens inspired by the community’s waterfront location. The light colours complement the nine-ft. ceilings, beautiful large windows and sliding doors, and soaring vaulted ceiling. The interior furnishings incorporate cherished keepsakes and travel acquisitions, and the gallery-style artwork throughout adds splashes of colour and interest. In the kitchen, two-toned cabinetry is paired with stylish quartz stone countertops, and elegant flooring provides a seamless transition from room to room. Finally, the master bedroom and adjoining ensuite offer a soothing, zen-like retreat to rest and relax.

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Courts of Canterbury in Port Perry

Adult-lifestyle community with private clubhouse, outdoor pool, and social activities.

Sales office: 48 Coulter St., Port Perry

Model Name: The Cavendish

Style: 50-ft. detached bungalows and bungalow-lofts

Designer: Colours & Concepts Inc.

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Courts of Canterbury

Courts of Canterbury is an all-bungalow community in Port Perry

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Courts of Canterbury is an all-bungalow community in Port Perry

This summer, the award-winning new home, and community, builder, Geranium, will introduce Courts of Canterbury, located alongside Lake Scugog and minutes from Port Perry’s historic downtown core. Built more than 20 years ago, a new addition to the highly sought-after Canterbury Common adult-lifestyle community presents an all-new bungalow portfolio, which blends seamlessly into the existing neighbourhood.

All-encompassing

At the heart of the community is a resident-only clubhouse – The Centre. Here, residents can enjoy a multitude of social and fitness activities, in addition to swimming in the outdoor pool and taking in the natural wonders on the waterfront trail.

Set along people-friendly streetscapes, Geranium’s new exterior designs complement the already-established community’s mature settting, with impressive details as it relates to scale and style.

Two-, three- and four-bedroom bungalows, and bungalow-loft options are available. Interior layouts feature an efficient, and effective, use of space. The open-concept floorplans are ideal for entertaining and everyday living. When stairs become an obstacle, the main-floor master bedroom, along with a deluxe ensuite, are truly convenient. An additional bedroom is included on the loft opition, or a bedroom could be added on a future basement renovation.

Courts of Canterbury homes include high-end finishes, such as nine-foot ceilings on the main level, as well as quality kitchen cabinetry, paired with elegant granite countertops. Prices for phase one start at $799,900 on 50-foot lots. Construction methods and materials exceed Ontario’s Building Code, providing improved energy efficiency and lower maintenance.

Free and easy

Courts of Canterbury is just steps away from the waterfront trail, parks and marina on Lake Scugog. An array of eateries, boutiques and services make up Port Perry’s downtown, which has become a popular tourist destination with it’s unique shops, galleries and water access. A Lakeridge Health medical institution, Port Perry’s Hospital, provides excellent care.

With more than 9,500 residents, Port Perry is a small town with the amenities of a much larger centre. “In Port Perry, we’re creating a wonderful new opportunity for people to purchase an elegant bungalow, within an easy one-hour commute of the GTA via GO Transit, Durham Regional Transit or Highway 407,” says Stephanie Lane, director of marketing and sales.

The idyllic town of Port Perry hosts top-quality theatre and musical productions, as well as artists’ studio tours, festivals and annual events.

Since 1977, Geranium has welcomed more than 8,000 families to their new home communities. Their well-earned reputation provides new home buyers with a heightened comfort level when making that all-important purchase. At Courts of Canterbury you’ll find the home that you’ve been looking for.

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Geranium contributes to Whitchurch-Stouffville Food Bank

Geranium contributes to Whitchurch-Stouffville Food Bank

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Geranium contributes to Whitchurch-Stouffville Food Bank

Geranium continues to support the Whitchurch-Stouffville Food Bank with a donation of over $5,000.

Geranium generously donated $5,050 to the Whitchurch-Stouffville Food Bank. This year, contributions from SCS Consulting Group Ltd., Griffith Property Services Ltd., PACE Credit Union, Peak Flow Water Consulting Services Ltd., and Eye-View Drain Services were incorporated in the donation. Representatives from Geranium and PACE Credit Union were on-hand to present Anand Daté, chair of the Whitchurch-Stouffville Food Bank, with the donation.

Geranium contributes to Whitchurch-Stouffville Food Bank
Geranium contributes to Whitchurch-Stouffville Food Bank

Geranium’s long-standing commitment to the town of Whitchurch-Stouffville began in 2008 with the award-winning, master-planned The Neighbourhoods of Cardinal Point community. This development spans 100 acres north of Main Street between Highway 48 and Ninth Line.

“Giving back to communities in which we build is very important to us and remains one of our core principals,” said Boaz Feiner, president of Geranium. In 2016, Geranium was a supporting sponsor of the Main Street Habitat for Humanity home build project and employees helped to build a house for a working, low-income Whitchurch-Stouffville family.

Holding the cheque, Boaz Feiner, left, and Anand Daté with Geranium and PACE representatives.
Holding the cheque, Boaz Feiner, left, and Anand Daté with Geranium and PACE representatives.

In addition to the financial contribution, throughout the month of September Geranium collected food donations from residents of The Neighbourhoods of Cardinal Point, which were delivered to the food bank. Food Bank volunteers will distribute the non-perishable food items and use funds to purchase fresh meat, fruit, vegetables, bread and dairy year-round.

Since 1977, Geranium has created unparalleled master-planned communities and built more than 8,000 homes throughout Ontario.

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EDITOR'S CHOICE: Geranium

EDITOR’S CHOICE: Geranium

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EDITOR’S CHOICE: Geranium

New and natural detached living in Pickering and Aurora

Fall signals a resurgence of movement in the new home market. When school starts, and summer holidays are now memories, people find time to absorb change and plan for the future.

Geranium has been delivering quality new homes and communities for more than 40 years. Today, two remarkable lifestyle opportunities are ready for discovery.

Allegro has a fabulous downtown location with preserved green space and walking trails.
Allegro has a fabulous downtown location with preserved green space and walking trails.

ALLEGRO

Allegro is nestled in Aurora’s downtown core on a rare former golf course property, minutes from Yonge Street and bordering Bathurst Street. New cul-de-sac streets, and homes on gracious 52-foot and 61-foot lots, are woven into an established neighbourhood where existing trees reach above the rooftops. Almost half of the community is preserved as a park and greenspace for residents of Allegro and all of Aurora to enjoy. Allegro presents a unique lifestyle opportunity where every store and restaurant you can imagine is at your doorstep.

Timeless architecture is combined with contemporary designs that reflect the way families live, with flexible open-concept areas, as well as private spaces, which may include an office or a library, ideal for today’s work-from-home culture.

Allegro offers four and five-bedroom layouts with two- and three-car garages, in two-storey and bungalow-loft configurations plus many options to personalize, such as an elevator and a dog wash. Homes have oversized patio doors opening onto a wonderful covered loggia, providing magnificent views and connection to mature treed backyards.

With striking exteriors, flexible designs and outstanding finishes in a sought-after locale, Allegro is perfect for purchasers seeking a luxury forever home. Floorplans range from approximately 3,100 to under 4,400 square feet with prices starting from $2 million.

Edgewood offers desirable family-sized homes.
Edgewood offers desirable family-sized homes.

EDGEWOOD

Discover a new collection of detached homes in a mature, family-friendly neighbourhood adjacent to preserved woods and close to everything in Pickering. Edgewood offers just 21 residences set on 43-foot and 50-foot lots on Woodview Avenue, west of Altona Road and north of Twyn Rivers Drive.

Edgewood has a peaceful residential setting, while close to Pickering Town Centre and the bustling Frenchman’s Bay waterfront. Nearby are two GO Transit stations and Highways 401 and 407. Just around the corner, Altona Forest is a 102-acre urban forest with a four-kilometre trail system.

Choose from seven model types; each has three levels of finished living areas with handsome brick and stone facades, recessed garages with space for up to three cars, front porches and backyard walk-outs. Edgewood plans range in size from 3,200 to 4,000 square feet with prices starting from $1.3 million.

Geranium is an award-winning homebuilder with a reputation for quality construction. Homes are built better than Ontario’s Building Code and constructed with the company’s stringent building materials and methods for lasting value.

Just as you will shop around for the right home, also consider exploring the options for a mortgage provider; credit unions, for example, offer product alternatives to the big banks.

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Visit Geranium’s website to learn more about Allegro in Aurora and Edgewood in Pickering — and all of Geranium’s communities.

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