Situated on the northern most bluff that overlooks the majestic Bow River, the 3,500 homes that make up the community of Silver Springs are 77% single family homes with the balance a variety of two storey and bungalow town homes. The majority of development in Silver Springs was much earlier than surrounding areas of Scenic Acres and Tuscany, with development starting in the early 1970s and mostly being completed in the early 1980s. Because of their proximity to nature and the city, Silver Springs is a popular neighbourhood for commuters and families.
Amazing location with incredible views of park, river valley, COP & the mountains & on a quiet street steps to a pathway that leads down to the river. Open floor plan showcases the view - great room is a wonderful space running along the back of the home & is flooded with natural light through the wall to wall windows all with 180 degree views of the valley. Step outside to a huge deck with awning & gas BBQ that could be a
Exquisitely transformed rare 1844 sq ft, 3+2 bedroom executive bungalow, located steps from the ridge in Silver Springs. $600k+ spent on full exterior+grounds & main floor interior transformation. Picturesque & welcoming private south courtyard-your oasis to relax, entertain and/or watch the kids play. Huge bright gourmet kitchen w/spectacular island, quartz counters, gorgeous custom-built cupboards & ceiling to floor patio doors
Rare find, wonderful family home located on a 0.35-acre lot, backing onto the Bowmont Environmental Reserve with stunning views of the reserve, COP & mountain views. The home features 4 bedrooms above grade, including a spacious master which features a fireplace & private patio where you can enjoy the spectacular views. The main floor features formal living & dining rooms as well as kitchen & family room with fireplace &
Unique opportunity in the highly sought after and mature community of Silver Springs close to shopping, schools, Uof C, parks, and community centre. Only 20 mins to Downtown! Over 4000 SQ.FT. of developed living space makes up this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home with a WALKOUT BASEMENT. Situated on a CORNER LOT with 2 attached garages - perfect for using one as a workshop or extra storage. Large open concept kitchen and living room open onto a
This newly renovated bi-level on a quiet street in Silver Springs is sure to please! Enter into the open concept great room featuring a large Chef's kitchen with built in double fridge/freezer, duel fuel stove, Bosch dishwasher & an eat up island. Engineered hardwood flooring flows throughout the entire main floor including the bright living room with feature fireplace & well-sized dining room with garden door access to the back deck (
This truly unique 3+1 bed 2.5 bath home has about 2300 sf of beautifully dev. living space & has had over $130,000 in renos & upgrades in the last 3 yrs. The big bright kitchen w/warm chocolate cabinets has granite composite counters, slate back splash & new high end stainless apps. It looks out to the huge poured concrete patio w/hot tub, raised gardens & oversized double garage w/newer roof/insulation/wiring/drywall. Bamboo
OPEN HOUSE SAT, April 20th, 1:30 to 4:30 pm. Beautifully renovated, this stunning Bi-Level is immaculate. Torn down to the studs on both levels, this home has been lovingly restored and features 5 bedrooms in total. The main floor features all new hardwood, two bedrooms plus a master with an ensuite, a 4 piece bathroom and spectacular kitchen. The redesigned open-concept kitchen features an all-new appliance package, new cabinets, an island,
Greeting your entrance to this beautiful 2 story home in the desired neighborhood of Silver Springs is an an upgraded modern wooden & glass door that welcomes you in. The upgraded front patio also creates a space to enjoy the quiet family neighborhood. This spacious 6 bedroom family home with plenty of Natural light offers a main floor with a formal living & dining room, open kitchen with upgraded appliances/ nook/ family room, 2pc
Location, location, location! Sensational value in this beautifully updated 4 bedroom bi-level in the heart of Silver Springs only minutes to all neighbourhood schools. With its sunny South backyard & awesome rooftop deck on the garage with the sweeping city views, this meticulous home has been extensively renovated inside & out - including siding & roof, electrical, flooring & dream designer kitchen. Fantastic open concept main
BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED BUNGALOW WITH ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND AN OVERSIZED DOUBLE GARAGE, HEATED, INSULATED, AND WIRED. NEW WINDOWS INCLUDING A LEGAL WINDOW IN THE BASEMENT BEDROOM. The kitchen has Quartz Countertops, and a Large Quartz Island with an Open floor plan into the living and dining room. New High End Laminate Flooring throughout the main floor. Both upstairs bathrooms including the Master Ensuite have been tastefully upgraded with
This is a great family home in the desirable community of Silver Springs, 1875 sqft of living space, newly painted throughout, upgraded open kitchen with maple cabinetry, large eat at island, Stainless steel appliances, tile flooring. Master Bedroom has a 4 piece ensuite & patio doors to a balcony. Two more bedrooms and an upgraded bath complete this upper level, all bedrooms have hardwood floors. The dining room has French doors for access
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY APRIL 20TH 2PM TO 4 PM. Incredible value in this perfect retirement condo. With over 1600 square feet, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a den on the main floor it feels more like a house than a condo. Rare to have a big, double attached garage! Beautifully designed to take advantage of the South exposure and green space which surrounds it. Have coffee off your master bedroom deck in the morning and enjoy the South sun and
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Homes for Sale in Silver Springs, NW Calgary
Perched above the Bow River, purchasing a home in Silver Springs is purchasing joy. Joy that you can feel every time you look out at the sweeping vistas of Calgary and the Rocky Mountains right from your doorstep. Beyond the picturesque panoramas, you'll find plenty of mature trees to help give your home the feeling of seclusion while still being just 20 minutes driving distance from Downtown Calgary.
Single-family detached homes make up a large percentage of Silver Springs' real estate, most of which were built during the community's development in the 1970s and 1980s. That doesn't mean that the homes here aren't modern though; in fact, many of the homes for sale in Silver Springs have been extensively renovated and now feature some of the best interior design features in Calgary's Real Estate. These updated open-plan homes provide owners with all the modern conveniences with all the amenities of an established community. On top of all these amazing features, the homes for sale in Silver Springs can also feature:
Larger lots with mature landscaping
Renovated kitchens with hardwood floors and granite counter tops
Finished basements with additional bedrooms and family areas
Beautiful wood or gas fireplaces
Large decks for outdoor living
Reasons to Live in Silver Springs
The community of Silver Springs is lucky enough to have three schools that serve the area. Two of which are public schools—Silver Springs School and W.O Mitchell Elementary—and the other a private, Catholic school—Saint Sylvester School. The children of the public schools get to enjoy many wonderful school events including carnivals, organized hot lunches and even the occasional magic show. The schools of the area also try to make parent/teacher communication easier, allowing parents contact their child's teacher using social media as well more traditional methods.
At the heart of the community is the Silver Springs Association, a non-for-profit organization that is responsible for community events and programs. Such activities include swimming lessons, dance lessons and a variety of sports. On top of this, they also help maintain facilities such as the commercial kitchen, botanical gardens and two ice hockey rinks.
Officially known as the Bowmont Natural Area, "the ravine" doesn't just provide the perfect view of Calgary's low-lying areas, it also offers kilometers of walking trails, bike paths and the opportunity to discover Calgary's flora and fauna. While you're touring the trails and waterfalls in the area, you might be one of the lucky residents who manage to spot a beaver.
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 April 22nd, 2019 at 12:15am MDT.
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