Glenbow Real Estate & Community Guide
Glenbow is a mature residential community located in the heart of Cochrane, north of the Bow River. Unique western architecture, breathtaking landscaping and views, as well as art, culture, history and fantastic outdoor recreational opportunities are just some of the reasons that people are choosing to move to Cochrane and call Glenbow “home”. A great bedroom community, Cochrane allows quick and easy commuting for residents who work in Calgary and want to leave the hustle and bustle of the city at the end of the day and come home to quiet and tranquillity.
So Much to Love in Glenbow
Glenbow is acclaimed to be one of the safest communities in Cochrane. Central to all that Cochrane has to offer, there is something for everyone to enjoy including but not limited to prestigious golf courses, cinemas, art, museums, pubs, restaurants and grocery stores. You don’t even have to warm up the car with Cochrane’s new on-demand public bus system that will take you almost anywhere in Cochrane in no time.
Glenbow Elementary School is a fantastic asset to families with working parents who are looking for schools within walking distance. Just north of the neighbourhood on the other side of the 1A, Elizabeth Barrett Elementary School and Cochrane High School also serve Glenbow well.
What You Need to See in Glenbow
Being a well-established neighbourhood, Glenbow is attractive to families and outdoor enthusiasts due to its large number of parks, green spaces and playing fields filled with mature trees. There is plenty of nature to explore, as well as the convenience of numerous amenities nearby… Direct access to Cochrane’s substantial network system of paths offers walking, running and biking opportunities to other communities and destinations within the quaint town. Glenbow has a great dog park for your four-legged friend looking to burn some energy off.
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park
Located just off of Highway #1A this gorgeous park is one of the highlights of Cochrane. While this park does not offer camping and is for day use only, it’s a popular place to meet up with friends and family for a picnic or hit the trails for some hiking and biking, as well as plenty of options for those who enjoy geocaching. The park also runs fantastic programs for schools in the area.
Town of Cochrane Disc Golf Course
A great place to hang with friends or take the kids for some fun and exercise in a beautiful, natural setting. Friendly for both beginners and more advanced players, this fun course offers 9 holes with high-quality baskets. Just beware of the wind on a windy day!
Guy’s Cafe & Bakery
Just a hop, skip and jump away, this quaint and highly rated cafe brings your taste buds alive with mouth-watering soups, sandwiches, wraps and desserts. A great atmosphere and top-notch service make this a popular spot for breakfast and lunch.
Glenbow Real Estate
Real Estate in Glenbow is a mix of affordable single-family homes, townhouses and duplexes, as well as several apartment buildings. Homes here are very budget-friendly, starting from as low as $250,000 up to $575,000. Many buyers are attracted to Glenbow homes as the potential for a higher turn of profit is likely with homes having great resale value.
Glenbow is a family-friendly neighbourhood where you will enjoy the comfort of a well-established atmosphere with shopping, dining and entertainment at your fingertips. Save-On Food, No Frills and Safeway give you your choice of grocery stops, while the Boys and Girls Club offers children up to young adults a safe place for before and after school with its various programs and activities.
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!