Edgewater Real Estate & Community Guide
Edgewater is an established community found in the small city of Airdrie, where residents can enjoy a quick ten-minute commute to Calgary’s north end for work, big-city shopping, entertainment, and attractions. Being in such an ideal location, you can enjoy both the small city and big city lifestyle. For those who prefer not to drive the icy highway in the winter months, the ICE transit system in Airdrie offers 3 routes back and forth from Airdrie to Calgary.
So Much to Love in Edgewater
Well established with both nature and amenities at your fingertips, living in Edgewater is not just owning a home, it’s a lifestyle. Developed on the west side of Nose Creek Regional Park, residents have immediate access to unlimited nature and trails, while downtown is on its northwest border and offers art galleries, quaint boutiques, and a variety of dining options. Genesis Place Recreation Centre is nearby for year-round activities including swimming, skating, walking climbing, and more. The neighbourhood is home to three churches and has an extremely friendly family atmosphere.
Edgewater is an ideal location for parents with children. AE Bowers Elementary School and Muriel Clayton Middle School provide the convenient walking distance for families with children, while Fuzzy Pickles Preschool serves families with younger children. St.Martin de Porres High School is only a short drive away from the neighboring community of Luxestone. 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 Edgewater
There is an abundance of outdoor parks and nature to explore in Edgewater, including Nose Creek Regional Park, Gwacheon Park, as well as neighbourhood greenspace with playgrounds. Airdrie Pond offers a quiet place to read a book or spend a relaxing day fishing, while the Nose Creek River offers serenity for quiet walks with your dog, running or biking.
Nose Creek Park
Airdrie’s most utilized park, Nose Creek Regional Park offers 20 acres of everything that outdoor enthusiasts crave as well as an amphitheater, fire pit, and concession. The trails in Nose Creek Regional Park are some of the best that Airdrie has to offer, and it’s rare to see them without dog walkers, runners, or cyclists. The park has a large off-leash area, the perfect place to toss a frisbee and let the dog free to retrieve it. Anyone who enjoys a good game of pickleball will be delighted to have pickleball courts in the park for a friendly match with other pickleball enthusiasts. Leading up to Christmas, the park hosts the Airdrie Festival of Lights, a favorite annual event among locals.
Plum Blossom Tai Chi A local Tai Chi School that encourages self-care with a healthy and active lifestyle. The instructors introduce slow and gentle exercises to help relax and de-stress from the demands that life can throw at you. Offering group classes as well as the option of private or semi-private lessons.
B’s Sweet Sugar Cookies Your tastebuds will thank you once you’ve experienced the homemade treats that come out of this local bakery. Talented decorating makes one think twice before taking a bite, but together the design and taste draw customers to the bakery for special occasions and events, or for no reason other than a little self-indulgence.
Edgewater Real Estate
Homes in Edgewater are attractive to working professionals, families, and those just starting with its wide range of pricing and close proximity to both downtown and schools. Single-family homes start under $300,000 and climb to over $500,000 depending on size and style. If you are looking for a small-town living while being close to downtown, numerous amenities, all the while enjoying nature and quick commuting to Calgary, Edgewater in Airdrie could be the perfect place for you and your family to call home! 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!