Ridgegate Real Estate & Community Guide
Ridgegate is a small community found in the heart of Airdrie, a small charming city only 10 minutes from the north of Calgary. This is an ideal location for commuters. Just south of downtown Airdrie, residents in Ridgegate have endless amenities at their disposal, a regional park next door, as well as great public transportation and quick commutes to and from Calgary with direct access to the main street and then onto Highway 2.
So Much to Love in Ridgegate
Living in Ridgegate is more than just owning a home. It means that you live a balanced lifestyle of nature and city amenities. In Ridgegate you are as close to the excitement of downtown as you can be without actually living in it. Quaint boutiques, trendy cafes, entertainment venues, and numerous restaurants are all at your fingertips, as well as an abundance of green space, parkland, trails, and festivals just outside your front door at the adjoining Nose Creek Provincial Park.
Nearby schools for families with children include AE Bowers Elementary School and Muriel Clayton Middle School, as well as St. Martin de Porres High School. There is also Fuzzy Pickles Preschool just on the other side of Main Street, just a short drive for working parents with young children not yet of school age. 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 Ridgegate
Trails and pathways are endless in Ridgegate, forming a network system between parks and communities. Sitting along the southern border of Ridgegate and one of Airdrie’s biggest attractions is Nose Creek Park, a great option for active residents looking for long walks or bike rides. For those who enjoy quiet neighbourhood walks or jogs, there are paths along the Nose Creek River that winds themselves along the outskirts of the community. Families with children will find Ridgegate Playground a great place to meet neighbors and make new friends. There is a playground to climb on and ample green space for a game of tag or for a weekend picnic in the park.
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.
Muscle Check Sport and Arthritis A local store offering pain relief products for arthritis sufferers and athletes suffering from muscle and joint pain. A great asset for anyone in the neighbourhood who may be feeling all the aches and pains of an active lifestyle living so close to a multitude of trails!
Ridgegate Real Estate
Real Estate in Ridgegate is made up of single-family homes, ranging in a variety of styles and sizes. Buyers can expect to pay up to $450,000 for a starter home and then go up from there depending on location. Large homes Backing onto the river can cost up to $1,000,000.
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, then Ridgegate may just 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!