West Calgary AB Homes & Real Estate
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West Calgary Real Estate & Houses
West Calgary communities are among some of the most desirable in the city. Here you can find a wide variety of housing from older, character homes to brand new, upscale luxury homes. Communities in the inner-city West are highly sought-after due to the close proximity to Downtown Calgary. Neighbourhoods along the edge of the city in West Calgary provide a refuge from the big city life and offer plenty of privacy and serenity.
Communities such as Glendale and Glenbrook are located within the inner-city and are great neighbourhoods for families. Many residents of these communities have grown up in and around the area and are very community and family-oriented. Neighbourhoods such as Elbow Valley offer beautiful luxury homes on acreages with plenty of privacy; home to some of Calgary’s wealthiest people.
There is plenty to do in the West Calgary area. With two major shopping centres, countless restaurants and bars and abundant green spaces; West Calgary has something for everyone.
West Calgary Housing Market
West Calgary has plenty of housing options that appeal to many different budgets. Communities like Coach Hill contain many single-family homes with few condos and apartments. Wildwood and Glendale have many charming bungalow-style homes that have mostly been renovated and modernized. Wildwood is bordered by Edworthy Park and the Bow River which offers plenty of green space and beautiful walking and cycling pathways; making it a highly desirable and sought-after community. Discovery Ridge is a more secluded, quiet community that is also closely situated to Griffith Woods and the Elbow River.
West Calgary has a lot to offer in terms of its housing market. Communities in this area are ideal for families, professionals and empty-nesters. With plenty of diverse housing options, West Calgary has something to offer everyone.
West Calgary Neighbourhood Amenities
West Calgary is a prime location for amenities. Many communities in this area are located in proximity to Downtown Calgary where you can find many different restaurants, bars, shops and cafes. It is also convenient for professionals that work in the downtown area, as if offers a quick commute. Communities such as Glendale and Glenbrook are situated near 17th Avenue; considered a hub for foodies and shopping enthusiasts.
West Calgary is also home to the LRT West Line, which runs from the downtown core and ends at 69th Street. The West LRT Line provides access to many different amenities including Westbrook Mall, fast-food restaurants and the Shaganappi Point Golf Course. There are also many bus routes that run throughout West Calgary, including the Max Yellow Express line.
Residents of West Calgary have plenty of options when it comes to outdoor spaces. Edworthy Park and North Glenmore Park are located in the area and have big, beautiful green spaces and walkways. Edworthy is the perfect place to get your hill sprints in, have a family picnic or take the dog for a walk. North Glenmore Park has tennis courts, beautiful walking paths and picnic spots with barbeques.
West Calgary is also home to WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park. WinSport offers many different activities and programs to keep you active. Some of their winter activities include tubing and downhill skiing. During the summer, you can downhill bike and check out their new mini-golf course.
West Calgary Local Schools
For families looking to move to West Calgary, you can find some of the top schools in Alberta in this area. Webber Academy, Calgary Academy and Rundle College are private schools located in West Calgary and are ranked in the top seven schools in the province out of 863 schools. Calgary French & International School is located in the Cougar Ridge area and is ranked 23rd out of 863 schools in Alberta.
West Calgary Public Schools: Calgary Board of Education (CBE)
West Calgary Separate Schools: Catholic Separate School Board
West Calgary French-Immersion Schools: Calgary Board of Education (CBE)
Click here to find out West Calgary school performance and ranking among all Alberta Schools in the Fraser Institute report.