Williamstown Real Estate & Community Guide
Williamstown is an established community located in Airdrie’s far northwestern corner. Nestled between the communities of Silver Creek, Reunion, and Woodside, there are plenty of amenities to enjoy, while land to its north sits free of any development, offering picturesque views. The small, yet fast-growing city of Airdrie sits just 20 minutes north of Calgary, making it an ideal location for working professionals who long for quick commutes and leave the crowds and noises of the big city behind them at the end of their workday. For those who dread commuting to Calgary altogether, the ICE transit program provides service between Airdrie and Calgary, with three different route options.
So Much to Love in Williamstown
An abundance of parks, green space, playgrounds, and a golf course keep outdoor activities readily accessible. Great transit, cafes, restaurants, and shopping malls are minutes away in downtown Airdrie, as well as a public library, and a great recreation facility with plenty of activities and programs including childcare, that serves residents of Airdrie year-round. The community is also home to one of Airdrie’s Fire Departments, ideal when emergencies arise!
Herons Crossing School is the only school in Williamstown that serves families with elementary and middle school-aged children, with the school within walking distance of most homes. High school students have options available in other communities. Schools in Airdrie are served by the Rocky View School District and the Calgary Catholic School District. There are public, separate, private, and French Immersion options all available in Airdrie.
What You Need to See in Williamstown
Williamstown Green Playground, Heron Pond, the Williamstown Nose Creek Preserve are some of the green spaces throughout the community. Heron Crossing School also offers a large playground, popular with children looking to meet up with friends. Several trails wind their way in and out of neighbourhoods and along with ponds and preserves, making it easy to stay healthy and active by means of walking, running, and biking. The Woodside Golf Course and its meticulous greens are just on the other side of Williamstown’s south border, ideal for any golf enthusiast looking to spend their leisure time close to home.
Williamstown Nose Creek Preserve
Natural parkland with trails that offer tranquility and wide-open skies while you walk, run, or bike. The Nose Creek River runs through the preserve, offering a watering hole to wandering wildlife like deer, and a bathing spot for a variety of bird species. Be sure to take along your binoculars!
Alexander’s Steakhouse & Pizzeria
Melt in your mouth steaks and homestyle pizza, among other great dishes on the menu, are a great alternative to cooking at home! With a friendly and outgoing atmosphere and a casual fine dining experience, this top-rated restaurant is a favorite among locals. Reservations are recommended especially on the weekends!
Williamstown Real Estate
The master-planned community is made up of a range of housing options including townhomes and single-family homes, with private yards and open floor plans. Townhomes start on average around $240,000, while single-family homes start below $400,000 and go up from there, making Williamstown an affordable community. Williamstown is ideal for anyone looking for a mix of nature and quiet surroundings while having the amenities of city living easily accessible. 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!