Lanark Real Estate & Community Guide
Lanark is one of Airdrie’s newest communities, and the first lake community built in the charming city. Found on the far southeastern edge of the city, Lanark is an ideal location for the outdoor enthusiast who also appreciates the amenities at hand. Lanark will provide some of the most convenient access to and from Calgary with the planned interchange at 40th Ave/Highway 2. This will make Lanark a highly sought after and fast-growing community in the coming years for those who commute to Calgary for work.
So Much to Love in Lanark
Walking trails, ponds, and parks on every block of Lanark Landing are only some of the greatest features that draw buyers to the neighbourhood. Lanark community also provides residents with great access to downtown Calgary, numerous multi-use trails and some of the best outdoor amenities. Located next to King’s Heights and Ravenswood (well-established communities), means that you have quick access to shopping, dining, a dental and medical centre, home improvement stores, pharmacy, banks and other amenities.
There are several nearby schools in and around the community of Lanark and only a short ride away. These include Heloise Lorimer School (K-5), Ecole Francophone D’Airdrie (K-12), Meadowbrook Middle School, St. Martins De Porres Junior/Senior High School among others. Rocky View School District and the Calgary Catholic School District serve the city of Airdrie.
What You Need to See in Lanark
If you love spending time outdoors and staying active, you will love living in Lanark. There are a variety of paths that connect to the regional path network, bringing you to parks, playgrounds, picnic areas, ponds, fire pits and an outdoor amphitheatre. There are several baseball diamonds, soccer fields and basketball courts to keep you active or to cheer your friends on from the sidelines. An outdoor skating rink on the edge of the community makes for fun family skates in the winter months, or for some street hockey during the summer.
Pump Track Plans are in the making for an exciting new addition to Lanark. The pump track is similar to a skate park, designed with a circuit of banks, rollers and turns, but geared for bikes. This is sure to be the local hotspot in the summer among avid bikers as the momentum of the hills is sure to add a rush of adrenaline!
Genesis Place Recreation Centre Only a short five-minute drive north will have you at one of Airdrie’s biggest local attractions. Genesis Place brings non-stop entertainment with swimming pools, water slides, gyms, soccer fields, skating rinks, a fitness centre and a childcare centre. This makes for fun recreational activities all year round, no matter the weather.
Lanark Real Estate
Homes in Lanark are a mix of single-family homes with front drives or laned, duplexes and townhomes. Built by Melcor Developments, there are a variety of builders, each with its own architecture, design, floor plans and budget, appealing to a wide range of buyers.
Townhomes and smaller homes can start in the $300,000’s, while larger homes can price up to over one million.
Being a new and upcoming community, you are sure to have the best available to you, as well as new and innovative additions. Walking distance brings you to Kingsview Market for all your daily needs, while a quick 10-minute drive will have you at Costco or Crossiron Mills for additional shopping and dining. Commuting is a dream come true meaning you can leave the hustle and bustle of Calgary behind at the end of your workday, and enjoy the quiet and charm of small city living! With so many parks and activities for kids, Lanark is very family-friendly. Lanark may just be the right 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!