Lake Bonavista Real Estate Statistics
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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
Large soaker bathtub
Pot lights and recessed lighting
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
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
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:
Sam Livingston School | K to 4 elementary with Calgary Board of Education (CBE)
Lake Bonavista School | K to 6 (CBE)
Andrew Sibbald School | K to 6 (CBE)
Nickle School | Middle school grades 7 to 9 (CBE)
St. Boniface Elementary School | K to 6 with Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD)
Saint Bonaventure School | Junior high grades 7 to 9 (CCSD)
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.
LAKE BONAVISTA CALGARY DRIVING TIMES:
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.
Reeves & Associates, Lake Bonavista Real Estate Agents
phone: +1 (587) 200-2728
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