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Setl City and Residents of ZimaLeto Residential Estate Landscape the Embankment of Bolshaya Okhta

2018 october 08

On October 6, Setl City developer (a company of Setl Group) organized an ecofestival on the landscaped embankment of the river. Interesting environmental master classes were held during the festival. Guests of the festival planted maples, and the area near Bolshaya Okhta has become a cozy promenade. Earlier, Setl City landscaped the embankment of Bolshaya Okhta near ZimaLeto RE for its own account. A bicycle path about 700 m in length was laid, a convenient promenade area was arranged on a section of the embankment almost 12,000 sq. m in area, and willow trees were planted. Later, the residents themselves were able to make a contribution to upgrading the territory near the residential estate. On October 6, Setl City organized an ecofestival on the renovated embankment of the river. The motto of the event was regard for nature: the residents of the houses have participated in environmental master classes and planted 11 more maples. Now the embankment has become a green area for walking and having a rest. Environmental master classes were arranged for the participants of the festival: creating florariums and candles of unrefined beeswax, painting on wooden plates and environment-friendly bags, making mandalas. Tea amateurs participated in a real tea ceremony, while connoisseurs of strategies tried their hands at a business game called Ecologic and dedicated to the balance of environmental conditions and economics. Children were entertained by professional entertainers. The residential part of ZimaLeto was completed in summer this year, the construction having lasted 4 years, from 2014. For that time, Setl City built 5 residential houses and 5 underground car-parks on the bank of Bolshaya Okhta. The emphasis in the residential estate is put on the original design of the buildings’ façades. A unique color scheme has been chosen for each house in accordance with the seasons. Windows of most apartments face the river: real estate on the upper floors have excellent views. ZimaLeto RE has been built within walking distance of Ladozhskaya metro station, just 7 or 8 minutes on foot. The location is distinguished by a well-developed shopping and entertainment infrastructure: there are several shopping and entertainment malls with shops, cafés, restaurants, cinemas and a bowling ground near the station. Besides, there are hypermarkets near the metro station. Active construction of a school and a kindergarten for 450 pupils and 190 kids respectively is under way in the territory of the residential estate. The three-storey building of the kindergarten will have a swimming pool with cloakrooms and shower cubicles, a gymnasium and a music room, and rooms for hobby groups. Commissioning is expected in Q1 2019. The four-storey school building more than 14,600 square meters in total area consists of an educational building, a sports unit and premises for various events. The school will have two swimming pools, class-rooms for workshops, an assembly hall, a library with a reading room and a book depository, a canteen, and a medical office. The school is to be commissioned next year. Petersburg Real Estate is the exclusive broker of the ZimaLeto project.

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