Edgemont Real Estate & Community Guide
One of Calgary’s largest and more mature communities, Edgemont is located in Northwest Calgary. Perched above Nose Hill Park, the elevation offers residents breathtaking views of the city as well as spectacular views of the majestic Rocky Mountains. This highly sought-after community is known as one of Calgary’s safest neighbourhoods and offers a calm and relaxing atmosphere; the perfect place to finish off a hard day’s work in the hustle and bustle of a large city.
Most homes in Edgemont are single-family detached homes with a handful of apartments and townhomes, mostly built in the late 1900s, as well as luxury estates in the coveted sections of Edgemont. Houses are occupied by homeowners primarily with rental options few.
With the abundance of programs and recreational activities offered through the community centre, residents will always have something to do. Organized soccer, softball, basketball and hockey make a great way for children and adults alike to connect and form friendships. Yoga, kung fu, gymnastics and Girl Guides are just a couple of the programs offered year-round, while before and after school programs serve working parents well. Banquet and meeting rooms are available to rent at the Community Centre for private functions and parties or meetings.
Nose Hill Park is one of the largest urban parks in Canada and home to one of Calgary’s largest off-leash dog parks. It is a popular destination on a day off for residents of Edgemont who enjoy staying active and being outdoors. Endless paths for walking, running and biking, while offering stunning scenery and glimpses of wildlife.
There are three schools serving the community, including 2 elementary schools, and a Junior High School. High Schools are easily accessible in neighbouring communities. Families also have the option of 3 pre-schools for younger children.
Shopping amenities include medical offices and grocery stores throughout Edgemont, as well as the nearby newly developed shopping district of Beacon Hill, complete with big box stores such as Costco, Canadian Tire and Home Depot and plenty of shopping and dining options.