Established in the late 1990s, Rocky Ridge is one of the quickest growing suburban communities in NW Calgary. Bounded by the Country Hills Boulevard and flanked on one side by Royal Oak, Rocky Ridge sits on one of the highest areas in NW Calgary with an elevation of 4,183 feet. As one would expect with that type of elevation, Rocky Ridge homes for sale enjoy spectacular views of the Bow River Valley and beyond to the Rocky Mountains.
Rare opportunity to own this Ranch style bungalow situated on more than half an acre on a quiet street in Rocky Ridge. Over 2000 sq ft of potential living space. Very bright and open plan. Huge living room with stone packed wood burning fireplace and tons of natural light. Functional kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops open to dining area. 3 bedrooms on the main and a 4 piece bath with separate shower and soaker tub.
Brand New Contemporary Designed 2 storey with dbl attached garage. Most Energy Efficient Home Built by Green Built Homes with Energuide Certified. This home has a very bright & open plan, 3 bdrms, 3 baths, Gourmet designed kitchen, quartz countertops, Miele appliances, centre island with extended ledge. Open to large dining & great rm with electronic fireplace & lots of windows. 2-pc powder rm. Gorgeous stair case with open risers
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Rocky Ridge Homes for Sale
Condos for sale in Rocky Ridge provide life that is free of maintenance and are the perfect choice for the young professional who is looking for an affordable first home. Often situated within a short drive to the LRT station, these properties are also never far from local restaurants and major roads such as Highway 1. The apartments offer a low maintenance kitchen, enough space for a bachelor and open-plan living/dining rooms. Added bonuses such as in-suite laundry, a balcony and underground parking can be found in plenty of condos for sale in Rocky Ridge.
For a higher price, Rocky Ridge townhomes for sale have footprints of over 1,200 square feet, so that families have a little more space to spread out in and grow. These homes are found in more mature communities built in the late 1990s where quiet streets and green lawns are just some of the features found right outside of your front door. Inside of Rocky Ridge townhomes for sale, home owners love the garage space, hardwood flooring and spacious kitchens that have plenty of counter-space for all their gadgets.
Just like the surrounding communities of Royal Oak and Tuscany, Rocky Ridge's single-family detached homes are beautiful. Large gardens, multiple floors and additional rooms, for a home office or flex space, are commonplace in many of the homes for sale in Rocky Ridge. One big difference between Rocky Ridge real estate and that of the neighbouring communities is that the Rocky Ridge also features a multitude of freehold, duplex-style properties.
Life in Rocky Ridge, NW Calgary
One of the most exciting developments and additions to the Rocky Ridge community is the Rocky Ridge recreation facility. Ground was broken on the state-of-the-art sporting facility in 2014 and the expected date of completion is early 2018. Sporting teams, culture-based groups and families will reap the rewards of this modern facility, which will boast a wide range of recreational opportunities including an eight lane competition-style pool, a leisure pool, ice rinks, fitness studios, art gallery space and 300-seat live theatre. For outdoor activities, Rocky Ridge is just steps away from the Bearspaw Country Club, a golf course that provides plenty of challenge for adults and younger members of the family.
Rocky Ridge offers everything you'll want for weekend entertainment and Sunday shopping needs. Situated close to two of the area's biggest shopping malls and a multitude restaurants and movie theatres, Rocky Ridge will satisfy nearly every need that you might have in as little as 10 minutes by car.
Whether you work in downtown Calgary and are looking for one of the easiest commutes, need quick easy access to the Calgary International airport or some of the shortest travel times to Banff & the Rocky Mountains, you'll find all of that & more in NW Calgary.
NW Calgarian's love the easy access to the outdoor activities:
•Walking, biking or off leash areas are either in the community or within 10 minutes
•Canada Olympic park with tons of summer & winter activities 10 minutes away
•Bowness park with lagoons, picnic areas & river pathways 10 minutes away
•Several golf courses within 5-15 minutes
•Bragg Creek 30 minutes away
•Banff National park for king & hiking is an hour away
Shopping in NW Calgary has several excellent choices depending on what you’re looking for.
There are a couple of major regional indoor shopping malls. The Market Mall is the largest anchored by the Bay & Sport Chek with all your favourite shops you find in most other major Canadian shopping centres with a few local retailers sprinklered in. Northland Mall is anchored by Walmart & Best Buy and offers shoppers a diverse group of mostly local retailers and services for variety. As well there are several larger and smaller strip malls and big box centres throughout the NW to choose from. A couple of the larger ones are: The Crowfoot Towne Centre which has a huge variety of shopping from major grocery stores to local restaurants, movie theatres, sport and medical facilities as well as wide variety of other shops and services. Beacon Hill is another which focuses more on the big box shops like Costco, Home Depot, Canada Tire and again a wide variety of other big box stores as well as several smaller shops & services are available.
Schools in NW Calgary are in abundance with many of the communities having their own elementary schools. Junior high and High schools are either located in the community for older areas or within 10 minutes if you’re driving for newer ones. Also located in the NW are The University of Calgary, Sait technical school and the Foothills Medical Centre offering top rated facilities for students wanting to further their educations.
Sports and recreation in the NW is anchored with The Calgary Stampeder's football stadium, Canada Olympic Park (skiing, luge and bobsled tracks, mountain biking and a high level training facility) and the new NW recreation centre, but that’s just the beginning. There’s an indoor soccer dome, tons of outdoor soccer fields, several local fastball and baseball diamonds, a variety of 9 and 18 hole public & private golf courses, all kinds of tennis and basket ball courts, water sports on the Bow River and all kinds of other parks and pathways for walkers & riders to enjoy.
One of NW Calgary's most popular family areas is the Bowness Park and Baker Park combination. Located across the Bow river from each other (connected by two bridges) they offer families areas to enjoy: paddle boating, picnics, wedding, disc golf, biking, walking, fishing, people watching or natural spaces to relax in.
The Calgary International airport is a 15-25 minute drive away and Calgary's Light rail transit system runs to all quadrants of the city from the NW Crowchild corridor including Downtown Calgary. There are train stations conveniently located at Brentwood/Varsity Acres, Dalhousie, Scenic Acres/Arbour Lake and Tuscany/Rocky Ridge/Royal Oak. Stoney Trail is the major ring road around Calgary and will soon make all quadrants of the city easily available to NW residents.
NW Calgary offers a little slower pace of life than most other quadrants of the city and residents seem to think that’s just fine.
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Listing information last updated on December 12th, 2018 at 12:00pm MST.
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