North West Real Estate Statistics
|Avg. Days On Market||57|
Property Types (active listings)
North West Homes, Townhouses & Condominiums for Sale
|All Listings||$100,000 - $200,000||$200,000 - $300,000||$300,000 - $400,000|
|$400,000 - $500,000||$500,000 - $600,000||$600,000 - $700,000||$700,000 - $800,000|
|$800,000 - $900,000||$900,000 - $1,000,000||$1,000,000 - $1,500,000||$1,500,000 - $2,000,000|
|$2,000,000 - $2,500,000||$2,500,000 - $3,000,000|
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North West Calgary Zone Homes For Sale
Real estate wise, North West zone's mix contains both high end and affordable housing options, making it a great choice for investors, professional and first time buyers alike. Medical services in the North West include the Tom Baker cancer center, the Foothills Hospital and the city’s acclaimed Children’s Hospital.
North West has it all. Quiet living along the Bow River or sweeping vistas from high above the valley floor plus major shopping centres, restaurants, theatres, schools and recreation. The North West is everything west of Centre Street and everything north of the Bow River, or on the far western edge, the Trans-Canada Highway. This part of Calgary has grown rapidly since the early 1990s with no barriers to land acquisition. Road and transit infrastructure has developed at an equally rapid pace, with an LRT Station as far as Tuscany and easy traffic flow on the North West leg of Stoney Trail. New interchanges on the Trans-Canada at Winsport.
Canada Olympic Park are the finishing touches to local road improvement in the North West. Crowchild Trail is a major six-lane freeway which cuts through the North West on its way to Cochrane. There is excellent east/west traffic flow along 16 Ave NW, John Laurie Blvd NW and Country Hills Blvd NW or Beddington Trail NW.
North West real estate includes heritage homes in Crescent Heights, Hillhurst Sunnyside, Hounsfield Heights, Parkdale and Bowness. Smaller inner-city communities such as West Hillhurst, Mount Pleasant and Capitol Hill are undergoing redevelopment, where older cottage-style homes built between 1910 and 1946 are making way for stunning new infill homes or world-class condominium developments. These close-in residences are eagerly sought after by young urban professionals who prefer walking and biking to their workplaces downtown.
The mid-century neighbourhoods of the North West, such as Brentwood, Charleswood, Collingwood, Highwood and Thorncliffe offer buyers the opportunity to live in a remodeled home surrounded by mature trees on lots up to 70 feet wide. Some homes in these areas are still in original condition and are a rare find for a family looking to put their personal stamp on a home. Varsity, University Heights and St. Andrew’s Heights are close to the University of Calgary, with exciting new development planned just west of the U of C in the next 10 years.
Browse North West Communities:
- Arbour Lake
- Beacon Heights
- Glacier Ridge
- Lynx Ridge
- Ranchlands Estates
- Rocky Ridge
- Royal Oak
- Scenic Acres
- Silver Springs
- University Heights
- Varsity Acres
- Varsity Estates
- Varsity Village
North West Calgary Zone Community
Calgary’s building boom of the 1970s gave birth to homes on the western edge of the city’s iconic Nose Hill Park. Communities such as Silver Springs, Ranchlands, Sandstone, MacEwan, Edgemont and Hawkwood are high above the city. These communities have everything, from semi-detached homes, townhomes and condos, to affordable single-family or estate homes. Arbour Lake, built in the 1980s, is where you’ll find the only lake community in the North West.
Most recently, North West development has exploded with award-winning development in Tuscany, Rocky Ridge Ranch and further north, Panorama Hills, Evanston and so many other neighbourhoods that offer modern living in master planned neighbourhoods. In all there are 64 communities in the North West, each with a distinctive personality and unique location.
North West Calgary Zone Amenities
Amenities in North West zone include post-secondary institutions such as the U of C and SAIT, both accessible by LRT. Foothills Hospital is affiliated with the U of C medical program. Next door are the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the Libin Cardiovascular Institute. The Alberta Children’s Hospital is immediately west of the U of C and minutes from anywhere in the North West.
Sports enthusiasts will be happy to know that McMahon Stadium, home of the CFL Calgary Stampeders, is also located next to and operated by the U of C. Legacies of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games include the Olympic Oval on the U of C Campus, and Winsport Canada Olympic Park on the Trans-Canada Highway. The ski hill, ski jump, luge and bobsled tracks and four Olympic-sized hockey rinks are all accessible to the public.
Nose Hill Park, a Calgary landmark and prominent geographic feature of the North West, is a large urban park and protected environmental area. It’s home to rabbits, deer, coyotes, bobcats, skunks, partridges and many bird species. The walking trails and bike paths which cut through this park are open daily for public enjoyment of this historic park which offers 360 degree views of the city. On the valley floor is Bowness Park with its lagoon and picnic areas, which has been a popular leisure destination for Calgarians for more than 100 years.
Shopping centres in the North West include North Hill Mall, Calgary’s first indoor shopping mall. Market Mall is located near the U of C with many more shopping and entertainment districts at Crowfoot Crossing and along Country Hills Blvd NW. Let us help you find the home of your dreams in Calgary’s North West. Another bonus is the recent completion of the northwest c-train, which now reaches as far as the Crowfoot shopping center, making the downtown commute even easier for residents.
North West Calgary Real Estate Agents
If you're considering a home in North West Calgary, connect with our Calgary area real estate professionals for help with the ins and outs of local properties. Our North West Calgary real estate agents have up-to-date knowledge on the unique market dynamics of North West Calgary real estate.
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