Scenic Acres is a very popular NW Calgary community due to it's smaller size and very convenient location at the corner of Stoney Trail and Crowchild Trail. The community is made up 91% single family homes with the remaining 9% a mix of two storey and bungalow villa styled town homes. Prices range from the starter end of the market to well past the million dollar mark. Within the community are three schools, two churches, a twin arena, convenience/gas facility, day care and medical. All within easy walking distance is the Crowchild shopping area and the LTR transit station for an easy commute to downtown.
Backing onto an environmental reserve surrounded by breathtaking mountain views is this lovingly maintained walkout bungalow...a fully finished one-owner home built by Maillot with 5 bedrooms, new rubber roof & fantastic walkout level entertaining dreamspace. Tucked away on this quiet family-friendly crescent in Scenic Acres, this wonderful estate home boasts 2 wood-burning fireplaces, updated kitchen with granite countertops & is only
Location, location, location! Backing onto a winding greenbelt in exclusive Schiller Crescent is this lovingly maintained estate home...a meticulous 5 bedroom two storey walkout with hardwood floors & 2 fireplaces, newer roof & panoramic views of the mountains & distant horizon. Offering 3 levels of inviting living space, this custom Victorian-inspired home boasts renovated gourmet kitchen with granite counters, master retreat with
Large 4bdrm two story split with plenty of living areas. A huge West backing lot with views of valley and mountains off second level and private master bedroom balcony (new). Many recent renovations and upgrades totals. Brand new kitchen with custom white cabinetry, stainless high end appliances (induction stove top),new lighting in renovated areas, new flooring (tile that looks like hardwood), vinyl plank in living room, dining room and master
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Scenic Acres is situated on the bluffs over-looking the Bow River valley and enjoys many indoor as well as outdoor activities. Most Scenic Acres residents live on safe/quiet cul-de-sacs with neighbours they call friends. Some of the most desired homes in this area offer breathtaking views of the Bow River Valley and onwards to the Rocky Mountains; the latter of which is approximately an hour's journey by car.
The typical single-family detached home in Scenic Acres is around 2,000 square feet but many larger estate-style homes range in size from 2,400-3,500 square feet. Scenic Acres has an abundance of parks, pathways and natural green spaces for residents to enjoy. There are 2,898 homes in Scenic Acres, most built between 1985-2010 and over 96% of them are owner occupied. At last count there were 8,595 people living in the community making it one of the smaller NW Calgary communities.
Scenic Acres offers a range of living styles. For those looking for starter priced home the 1,220+ square foot attached lower maintenance town homes would be a good choice. For those looking to scale down or wanting main level living there is a variety adult bungalow villa styles to choose from. For families, there are a wide range of detached bungalow or two-storey homes in many different price ranges. Beyond all those family-friendly features, some of the more common features of Scenic Acres homes are:
Main floor family rooms
Finished basements (many are walkouts)
Larger kitchens with family dining areas
Scenic Acres enjoys an abundance of amenities within the area & close by. Within the community are three neighbourhood schools, a twin arena, a couple of churches, a community centre, a convenience store, medical facility , the LRT station as well as plenty of parks and walking paths. An easy walk from the community is Crowfoot Crossing with several grocery stores, shops, major medical facilities, restaurants, movie theatres, fitness clubs, car lots and much more. If you choose to walk the other direction within 20 minutes you're on the peaceful pathways that run along the Bow River with walking and bike trails that run right across the city.
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 & offers shoppers a diverse group of mostly local retailers & services for variety. As well there are several larger & smaller strip malls & 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 & medical facilities as well as wide variety of other shops & services. Beacon Hill is another which focuses more on the big box shops like Costco, Home Depot, Canada Tire & 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 & 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 & the Foothills Medical Centre offering top rated facilities for students wanting to further their educations.
Sports & recreation in the NW is anchored with The Calgary Stampeder's football stadium, Canada Olympic Park (skiing, luge & bobsled tracks, mountain biking & a high level training facility) & 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 & baseball diamonds, a variety of 9 & 18 hole public & private golf courses, all kinds of tennis & basket ball courts, water sports on the Bow River & all kinds of other parks & pathways for walkers & riders to enjoy.
One of NW Calgary's most popular family areas is the Bowness Park & 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 & 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 & Tuscany/Rocky Ridge/Royal Oak. Stoney Trail is the major ring road around Calgary & 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 & 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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