Area of Home: Western (Kitchener)


Owner Name: Marlene Degroot & Greg Maggetti


Type of building (home, cottage, studio, cabin): Straw bale addition to existing home


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Street Address: 11 Hebel Pl., in downtown Kitchener


Nearest Town/City: Kitchener


Driving Directions: From the 401: Take exit 278 for 8 toward Kitchener/Waterloo.

Stay right at the fork; follow signs for Kitchener/Waterloo/Kings Hwy 8 ad merge onto

Hwy 8 West.

Continue on King St. E.

Turn left at Benton St.

Turn left at St. George St.

Turn right at Hebel Place.



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