Old Town Real Estate & Community Guide
Old Town is one of the older communities in Airdrie. Nestled just north of Airdrie’s downtown, and bordering an inclusive park, this neighbourhood is a great place to live. Airdrie is a fast-growing city just 20 minutes north of Calgary off Highway 2. With a combination of heritage communities and new builds, Airdrie has something for everyone. Its close proximity to CrossIron Mills allows for easy and fun shopping excursions and the ICE transit system means you can commute to Calgary for work without having to worry about the traffic on the highway.
So Much to Love in Old Town
Old Town is within walking distance of Airdrie’s more established downtown, as well as a newer shopping center that includes restaurants, bike shops, and grocery stores. Old Town is adjacent to Fletcher Park, and just a stone’s throw away from Nose Creek, which runs through most of Airdrie. Old Town is surrounded by small businesses, and award-winning restaurants making supporting local a breeze.
Schools are only five minutes away: public and Catholic, French or English, and elementary up to high school.
What You Need to See in Old Town
You won’t have to travel far to enjoy the outdoor amenities Old Town has to offer. Fletcher Park, named after early settlers in Airdrie, has three baseball diamonds, a BMX park, a brand-new Disc Golf course, as well as a playground for spontaneous fun. Well-maintained footpaths connect the sprawling park together.
Aura Day Spa & Wellness Centre
You don’t have to go far from home to be able to pamper yourself! Aura Day Spa & Wellness Centre offers a wide variety of services to make sure you feel the best about yourself: massage, reflexology, microdermabrasion, and pedicures are just some of the treatments provided by licensed estheticians.
Flavours of Montreal
This award-winning restaurant will have you wondering if you’ve traveled to Montreal when you pass through its doors. With food offerings such as a Montreal smoked meat sandwich, a Reuben, and certified Angus burgers, you’re bound to find something to love at Flavours of Montreal. Try their baked goods as well, and don’t forget to order their poutine, touted as the best in Airdrie.
Homegrown House and Pantry Inc.
Find food and products from some of the best local artisans in one place. At Homegrown House and Pantry Inc, you’re bound to find the perfect gift, treat, or meal with the guarantee that it’s made locally. They continuously update their stock and artisans to host, so return visits are a must to stay up to date on what’s new and exciting.
Suzanna’s is the perfect breakfast and lunch spot that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. At this small sit-in or take-out restaurant, you’ll find homecooked meals that will tickle your tastebuds and have you clamoring for more. Join her mailing list and learn how you can make the perfect hamburger in your own kitchen.
Old Town Real Estate
You’ll be able to find what you’re looking for in Old Town. There are bungalow-style condos, single-level homes with street parking, homes with front lane parking and detached or attached garages, and apartment units combined with retail.
These houses have spacious yards and mature trees that add to the beauty of this neighbourhood. Find yourself in a little cul-de-sac just off the main street of Airdrie or on a peaceful street with a footpath just beyond your backyard.
Old Town represents what Airdrie has always had to offer: beautiful lawns, access to parks, and proximity to Airdrie’s original downtown center. Airdrie is a family-friendly, and dog-friendly city with new amenities arriving every day. Contact our office at 403-253-1901 and we’ll be glad to match you with the best agent to move you into your next home!