South Calgary Real Estate Statistics
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Discover South Calgary Real Estate
The community of South Calgary has many young couples and retirees living in the single family homes, townhomes, and condos. Deerfoot Trail, Spruce Meadows Trail, and Macleod Trail connect the area to the rest of the city, while South Calgary is primarily quiet residential neighborhoods with private communities and cul-de-sac streets.
The real estate market in South Calgary has traditional homes on residential streets that have been developed to blend perfectly with the various shopping and entertainment districts, like Chinook Mall. The further south you go, the homes for sale in South Calgary are in new developments, many of them in private communities.
Large green spaces, man-made lakes, and golf courses are often the focal points of the communities. This provides great views and outdoor fun, but also raises the value of the homes here. McKenzie Lake is a popular lake community located right in the city.
The suburban homes in South Calgary are typical for the area. The average price sits around half a million dollars, with the option in the more exclusive neighborhoods to purchase a multi-million dollar estate. Modern and colonial architecture tend to be the most common home style you would find in South Calgary.
Many of the newer communities are being developed with families in mind. Seton is the latest master-planned community in South Calgary that has a state-of-the-art health campus, over 60 shops and businesses, the world’s largest YMCA, and plenty of schools, parks, and pathways.
Explore the South Calgary Community
South Calgary is a residential community surrounded by beautiful Alberta prairie. From here, residents can not only easily access the downtown core via Deerfoot Trail or Macleod Trail, but East Calgary and West Calgary as well. South Calgary has become a popular area for those looking to commute.
Spruce Meadows -- a multi-purpose sports facility famous for horse jumping -- is only about 10 minutes away from the edges of South Calgary. Spruce Meadows hosts many prestigious and world class events throughout the year that residents can attend.
Fish Creek Park is the largest park in the area for all residents to enjoy. Here, you can bike around the network of trails, go birdwatching, fish in the Bow River, go for a picnic or a swim, and even launch a boat. In the winter, many residents take advantage of the space to cross country ski and snowshoe.
South Calgary prides itself on having the largest YMCA in the entire world. At over 300,000 square feet, this fitness facility has become a hub for the community. Not only are their multiple gyms, courts, and plenty of space to work out, but there are youth programs, a full service library, and even a surf simulator.
For avid golfers, and those hoping to get better, South Calgary is one of the best communities to play golf. There are so many private and public golf courses in the area, like the 36-hole, championship Heritage Point Golf Club, and the fully private Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club, host of a Champions Tour event.
Schools of South Calgary
Southwest and Southeast Calgary are both served by Area 4 of the Calgary Board of Education. The population of this area is nearly 200,000 people -- over 16,000 of them under the age of 19 and in need of a good school.
Available in South Calgary, including public, private, and Catholic options, are roughly 30 elementary schools, more than ten middle schools, and six high schools.
Whichever great neighbourhood you choose to buy a home in South Calgary, it’ll be near several quality schools.
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