West Pointe Real Estate & Community Guide
The west is the best! Wonderfully situated along the Bow River, with immediate access to Glen Boles Trail, this community exudes tranquillity. Stay local for all your needs, or jump onto the 1A for a short, 20-minute commute to Calgary. If adventure is your style, the mountains are just an hour away Cochrane is one of the fastest-growing communities in Canada, but it still maintains its quaint, western-themed identity, as well as a gathering place for adventure activities. Walk downtown for the perfect ice cream cone, or visit the Cochrane Ranche Historic Site and explore history. Cochrane recently launched its Cochrane On-Demand Local Transit (COLT) system to provide public transportation to make the town even more accessible to its residents.
You don’t have to travel far from Cochrane to experience the wild. Less than twenty minutes away is Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary, a not-for-profit sanctuary that is dedicated to raising awareness and education about owning wolfdogs. With various levels of engagement, repeat trips are a must to ensure you’re getting the best experience and learning from a top-notch crew of educators who are passionate about the animals they save.
So Much to Love in West Pointe
You’re tucked away in West Pointe, but still close to the action. The Glen Boles Trail takes surrounds the neighbourhood, but also connects you to an off-leash dog park, a nearby playground and more, all while offering a view of the Bow River.
You’re not far from a variety of schools, and there is easy access to Cochrane’s downtown, where there’s so much to explore! Cochrane schools are part of the Rocky View School Division, as well as the Calgary Catholic School District. If homeschooling is more appealing, there is an active network called Cochrane Home Educators. There is a total of eight elementary schools that service Cochrane, with one providing French immersion, two Catholic, and one francophone school. There is a middle school that provides French immersion and three high schools. Of those three, one school continues with French immersion, and one is part of the Catholic division. Within these schools, there is programming for religious instruction as well.
What You Need to See in West Pointe
Glen Boles Trail, named after a local, internationally acclaimed artist is an easy, accessible path that circles West Pointe, and extends further east into Cochrane. Walk the dog, ride your bike, or push a stroller along this picturesque path. There are trees on one side, and the river on the other; it’s a nature walk in your own backyard!
Wenger Ancestor Table and Bench
At the peak of the Glen Boles Trail is the Wenger Ancestor Table and Bench, a quiet place where you can relax, have a picnic with the family, and reflect on the beauty of Cochrane. Named for the Wenger family who travelled west from Ontario and homesteaded in Alberta.
West Pointe Real Estate
You’re sure to find a home that’s right for you in West Pointe. Houses are front-laned, with generous two-car garages. Say ‘good morning’ to the Bow River every day out your back window with views so beautiful you’d never want to leave.
Homes range from multi-level single-family homes to front-laned duplexes. Wherever you are in West Pointe, the view is spectacular.
Live the good life in West Pointe, enjoy your spacious backyards, or walk along the Glen Boles Trail to find that perfect picnic spot where you can watch the water of the Bow River flow along.
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!