Northwest Calgary Real Estate & Community Guide
Welcome to Northwest Calgary where you have views of the mountains, the Bow River Valley and Downtown Calgary. With over 62 communities throughout the North West, this is a sought-after area for many Calgarians as they have the balance of the city lifestyle and the great outdoors! Northwest Calgary sits west side of the city, north of the Bow River and west of the downtown core.
Why You’ll Love Living in Calgary’s Northwest.
Northwest Calgary offers a lot of amenities within its core. The shopping is plentiful with several indoor malls, like Market Mall, and with easy access to Stoney Trail, it’s a short drive to Cross Iron Mills. The North West is also home to some of the best educational institutions in Canada including SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) and the University of Calgary, making sending your kids off to college a little more manageable. Within the Northwest of Calgary are some of the largest medical centers in Calgary, The Foothills Medical Centre and the Children’s Hospital, making it easier to access medical care.
One of the most beloved features in northwest Calgary is Nose Hill Park, the second-largest city park in Canada. Nose Hill Park stretches out over 11 square kilometres and envelopes stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and the Bow River Valley. If you’re a golfer, you’re sure to be seen at the Country Hills Golf Club and at some of the other great golf courses within a few kilometres of the NW.
North West Calgary has easy access for Cochrane and Bearspaw residents to play too. Catch a football game or outdoor concert at McMahon Stadium, play with your family or friends at the Olympic Oval and then shop and eat in Kensington Village. There is a lot of fun in the Northwest.
Bowness Park is a 74-acre park that sits along the Bow River. It is one of the best parks in Calgary for paddle boating in the summer and outdoor skating in the winter! You will see lots of families enjoying picnics and walks in the summer. There is even a vintage mini-train that takes you around the park!
The hot spot for trendy restaurants, boutiques, shopping and outdoor cafes. Kensington is a great place to spend the day!
Locally Owned and Operated since 2009, this is a unique cafe with a focus on community, hosting meetings, club gatherings, writing groups and more! Check out their menu which has everything from smoothies, French pastries, lunch items and dairy free, gluten free, paleo and vegan options too!
Northwest Calgary Real Estate
Northwest Calgary has a thriving housing market with options for every lifestyle. Find affordable housing in Varsity Estates and Brentwood, for students looking to walk or bike to campus. Live the dream life in a luxurious home in Panorama Hills, Hanson Ranch, Valley Ridge. Find a stunning home in the Hamptons overlooking the Hamptons Golf Course.
In Arbour Lake, Citadel and Tuscany you will find it to be a very family-friendly community for raising kids. Get the upbeat urban vibe in places like West Hillhurst and Kensington where there is a mix of modern apartments, condos and character homes. If views are what you’re looking for, consider communities like Crescent Heights, Hillhurst and Royal Oak. Contact our office at 403-253-1901 and we will match you with the perfect agent to help you!