Calgary's original lake community

Lake Bonavista Calgary Real Estate

Lake Bonavista, Calgary is a beautiful lake community with a convenient location just 25 minutes drive from Downtown in SE Calgary, AB. Lake Bonavista residents enjoy exclusive year-round access to Lake Bonavista's 2 private beach areas, boat docks, 3 pickleball courts, and 3 tennis courts. Homes for sale in Lake Bonavista are mainly single family residences and Lake Bonavista condominiums for sale. The community of Lake Bonavista is located east of Macleod Trail, west of Bonavista Downs, north of Fish Creek Park, and south of Willow Park.

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Lake Bonavista Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.1M
Lowest Price $299K
Highest Price $4.3M
Total Listings 12
Avg. Days On Market 25
Avg. Price/SQFT $630

Property Types (active listings)

Homes for Sale in Lake Bonavista Calgary, Alberta

About Lake Bonavista Homes for Sale

Lake Bonavista real estate includes single family homes, semi detached houses, row / townhomes, and condominiums. You'll find a wide variety of architectural styles in Lake Bonavista houses - from ranchers, craftsman homes, and modern houses with eco-friendly features.

Many homes in Lake Bonavista were built in the 1970s and 1980s with newer homes available in some areas. Lake Bonavista real estate listings on the MLS range in price from $180K to $1.4M with an average price of $485 per sq ft.

Typical home features for Lake Bonavista homes include:

  • 3 bedroom to 6 bedroom single-family houses

  • Spacious properties with large yards and pergola shading

  • Quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and large kitchen island

  • Soft close cabinetry, gas range cooktops, built-in shelving, oven, and microwave

  • Theatre room, wine cellar, and wet bar

  • Hardwood flooring

  • Walk-in closet

  • Large soaker bathtub

  • Pot lights and recessed lighting

  • Central air

About Lake Bonavista Condos for Sale

You can find condos for sale in Lake Bonavista that range in size from 500 to 750 sq ft and start under $200K. There are 2 condominium buildings in the community of Lake Bonavista: Gateway South Centre and Bonavista Estates II.

Gateway South Centre condo features:

  • Floor to ceiling windows (penthouse suites)

  • Concrete construction with a modern geothermal heating system and A/C

  • Granite counters, under cabinet lighting, stainless appliances, garburator

  • Walk-in closet

  • Underground, oversized parking stalls

  • Fitness centre with yoga room

  • Party room and lounge areas

Bonavista Estates II condo features:

  • Open floor plan with 9 ft ceilings

  • Insuite laundry

  • Fitness centre access

  • Rec room with fireplace, kitchen, and pool table

  • Secure gated entry

  • Private storage locker

  • Underground / heated parking with guest parking

The Lake Bonavista Community | Calgary’s First Lake Community

The community of Lake Bonavista is built around 2 man-made lakes that were first excavated in 1968 next to Fish Creek Park. Most homes in Lake Bonavista were built in the 1970s and 1980s with 3 to 6 bedroom bungalow designs and newly planted trees.

Now a vibrant community with mature trees, 4,100 homes, 10,000+ people, and 6 schools, Lake Bonavista and Lake Bonaventure are some of the most sought-after areas to own a home in Calgary, Alberta.

Lake Bonaventure is an ultra-exclusive Calgary lake community that is only accessible to houses built along the lakefront on Lake Placid Drive SE, Lake Placid Green SE, or Lake Placid Place SE.

Lake Bonavista FAQs

How deep is Lake Bonavista?

Lake Bonavista is 14 meters deep (approx. 46 feet) with an area of 35 acres.

Can you swim in Lake Bonavista?

Yes, Lake Bonavista homeowners get to enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, and ice skating on the lake in winter.

Is Lake Bonavista open to public visitors?

No, Lake Bonavista is not open to public visitors. Access to Lake Bonavista is exclusive to local residents who are members of the Lake Bonavista Homeowners Association and their guests.

The Lake Bonavista Homeowners Association

All residents of Lake Bonavista and Lake Bonaventure are required to be members of the Lake Bonavista Homeowners Association, which manages the maintenance and operation of exclusive neighbourhood amenities.

Lake Bonavista Amenities

Lake Bonavista residents get exclusive access to Lake Bonavista Park, a well-maintained recreation area with a swimming beach, feature waterfall, tennis courts, volleyball, ice skating rink, and walking & jogging trails.

The Lake Bonavista Recreation Centre (LBCA) facility has 2 indoor hockey arenas (Frank McCool Arena), a gymnasium, fitness studio, outdoor sports field, multi-purpose room, and board room.

The community of Lake Bonavista is conveniently located next to Fish Creek Park with over 100km of hiking, cycling, and jogging trails surrounded by beautiful nature.

Lake Bonavista Promenade is a shopping mall with shopping and conveniences like Safeway, Shoppers, TD Bank, Little Caesars, Subway, a florist, music school, and liquor depot.

Lake Bonavista Schools, Calgary

There are 6 schools in Lake Bonavista - including 4 elementary schools and 2 junior high schools:

For French immersion schools in SE Calgary, see the Early French or Late French programs with CBE, or Calgary Catholic French immersion schools with CCDS.

For more details on schools in SE Calgary, Canada, read the Reeves & Associates Guide to Southeast Calgary Schools - including the latest Fraser Institute rankings.

Lake Bonavista Calgary Restaurants

Lake Bonavista is home to one of South Calgary’s best restaurants...

The Lake House is a fine dining restaurant located on the waterfront at 747 Lake Bonavista Dr SE. The Lake House offers an elegant atmosphere, refined meat and fish entrees, and gorgeous water views from their lodge-like dining room.

The Mercantile (Avenida Food Hall) is an indoor food court and shopping centre with 50+ merchants and some great places to eat:

  • QueChivo Salvadoran Street Food

  • La Piccola Napoli Ristorante

  • Sabor a Peru Calgary

  • Oishidesu Ramen Shack

  • Pranzo Italiano

If you’re looking for a great place to eat in Calgary South, check out our guide to the best South Calgary restaurants.

Getting Around Lake Bonavista Calgary | Transportation

The community of Lake Bonavista connects with the rest of Calgary via Macleod Trail, Canyon Meadows Dr SE, Acadia Dr, and Anderson Rd SE.

The nearest City of Calgary LRT station (C-Train) is located along Macleod Trail (Red Line) in the neighboring community of Canyon Meadows.

  • 5 to 8 minutes drive from Lake Bonavista to Willow Park Village, Southcentre Mall, Walmart, and Canadian Superstore

  • 11 minutes drive from Lake Bonavista to Rockyview General Hospital

  • 17 minutes drive from Lake Bonavista to Downtown Calgary, AB

  • 30 minutes drive from Lake Bonavista to the Calgary International Airport

Lake Bonavista Real Estate Professionals | Reeves & Associates

Looking to buy or sell a lakefront property or lakefront home in Lake Bonavista or Lake Bonaventure, Calgary? Find out what it’s like working with a 5-star real estate agency in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Contact our Lake Bonavista real estate agents at Reeves & Associates, Calgary, AB, or search through our other family and lake community homes for sale in places like Mahogany, Auburn Bay, and McKenzie Lake.

Reeves & Associates, Lake Bonavista Real Estate Agents

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