GlenEagles Real Estate & Community Guide
Built on a quiet hillside in the eastern part of Cochrane sits the peaceful community of GlenEagles. Bordered to its north by 1A Highway, to the west by the rest of Cochrane, and to the East by Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, commuting in and out of Calgary or for a weekend escape to the mountains for hiking or skiing is quick and stress-free.
So Much to Love in GlenEagles
GlenEagles is acclaimed as one of the top neighbourhoods in Cochrane. Golf courses, art galleries, libraries, shopping and restaurants, outdoor adventure, tours and more are some of the amenities found in this highly sought after neighbourhood. The Gleneagles Community Association is run by volunteers who set high standards for keeping the greenspaces manicured, as well as organizing activities to connect the community. There are several schools to choose from that fall under Rocky View Schools and the Calgary Catholic School District. There is also an active home-schooling network, Cochrane Home Educators.
What You Need to See in GlenEagles
GlenEagles is truly an escape into nature with over 13 acres of greenspace including four parks and several boulevards and green spaces. Three of the four parks offer playgrounds with climbing equipment, swings and endless space for families with children to run around and burn off their energy, while park benches give parents a place to sit and relax.
The stunning golf course winds itself throughout the community, as well as acres of walking and cycling paths that bring you right to downtown Cochrane, or the neighboring Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park.
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.
The Links of GlenEagles Golf Course
If you are a golf enthusiast, you will love spending your leisure time at this beautiful 18-hole golf course above the banks of the Bow River that offers serenity and breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains from any angle. Located just North of Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park in Cochrane, on the edge of the Rockies and close to Calgary, it’s easy to see why golfers enjoy the manicured greens, innovative design and architecture of one of the best places to golf in Canada! The Eagle’s Nest restaurant sets the perfect ambience on their beautiful patio with scenic views of the course and mountains. It’s a great place to enjoy a cold drink after you finish off a round of golf. Open to the public, it’s a fun night out on the weekend to meet up with friends for a meal or drink.
Home to handcrafted wines, craft beers and spirits, the store has a friendly atmosphere and prides itself on finding the best bottles made by families, not factories. The staff is well-educated and has a passion for helping people. Find your unique taste at the tasting bar or have a girls night or a date night at one of their tasting events.
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
With a variety of public tours, the Wolfdog Sanctuary is a non-profit organization on 160 acres of land. It aims to raise awareness and educate the public on wolfdogs that have been neglected or abandoned and find support in their mission to rehome them.
GlenEagles Real Estate
The subdivision of GlenEagles is made up of the East community and the West community, as well as five condominium complexes; the Villas, the Estates, Glenhaven, Glenvista and Glen Summit). Home prices are relatively low with the potential of a high return when selling making it a very attractive community for buyers.
If GlenEagles sounds like it may be a good fit for you and your family, 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!