Big Springs Real Estate & Community Guide
Big Springs is a well-established residential community found in the small city of Airdrie. The family-oriented neighbourhood sits immediately east of Highway 2, making commuting quick and stress-free for residents who work in Calgary. Airdrie offers small-town charm, a close-knit community, outdoor recreation, and all amenities needed for daily living. It’s the perfect escape for those looking to be close to all that Calgary has to offer while enjoying nature and the quiet of a small city.
So Much to Love in Big Springs
Big Springs offers a balanced lifestyle. Parks, sports fields, a multitude of paths and trails, as well as convenience are all at your fingertips. No Frills sits at the south of the neighbourhood allowing for walking distance or quick stops for groceries on the way home from work, with Save-on-Foods and Kingsview Market not far off. Big Springs is also home to Yankee Valley Crossing Shopping Mall, with access to a Loblaw Pharmacy, Hair Salon, Nail Salon, and Spa, tattoo parlour, liquor store, Color Me Mine pottery store, and a selection of dining options. Home improvement stores, craft stores, and other services are just down the road.
Big Springs is ideal for families with children. RJ Hawkey Elementary School and Bert Church High School are both within walking distance for many households, with Good Shepherd Catholic School (K-8) and Meadowbrook Middle School only a few minutes away in the neighboring community of Meadowbrook. Schools in Airdrie are served by the Rocky View School District and the Calgary Catholic School District, with school options including public, separate, private, and French Immersion.
What You Need to See in Big Springs
Numerous green spaces and playgrounds, along with paths for walking, running, biking or rollerblading encourage residents of Big Springs to live an active lifestyle. The largest outdoor space is East Lake Regional Park, where residents can gather with family and friends while enjoying sheltered picnic areas, a large fire pit, tennis courts, and fishing. Summer months fill the park with weddings, while sports enthusiasts enjoy competitive football and soccer games at the Big Springs and Ed Eggerer Athletic Parks, as well as outdoor skating in the winter. Big Springs off-leash park means that you don’t have to go far to let your four-legged friend run free.
Shawarma Palace A newer restaurant in Airdrie, locals can experience the taste of Middle Eastern cuisine. Available for takeout or delivery, tasty selections can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. Vegetarians are sure to enjoy their vegetarian-friendly options as well.
Pretty Paws Pet Grooming Serving families with pets in Big Springs and neighboring communities since 1989, the groomer offers services from basic grooming to nail care and flea baths. Pretty paws are unique as they specialize in grooming cats, as well as dogs.
Genesis Place Recreation Centre The recreational hub of Airdrie during the winter months, the recreation center offers year-round activities and programs for residents of Airdrie. Swimming pools with waterslides, dive tanks, gyms, soccer fields, ice skating, and more, keep residents active and smiling.
Big Springs Real Estate
Single-family detached homes make up most of the real estate in Big Springs, with a small selection of apartments and townhomes. Apartments start in the low $100,000’s, while single-family homes range from approximately $165,000 up to around $400,000.
Family-friendly, affordable, within walking distance to schools and close proximity to daily amenities, a great transit system, and a small-town atmosphere are just some of the reasons that buyers call Big Springs home. If Thoburn sounds like a great fit for you and your family,
contact our office at 403-253-1901 and we will be happy to match you with the best agent to move you into your next home!