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.
Location, location, location! Rare opportunity to live on the ridge backing South on a ravine & walking trails leading down to Bowmont Park & the Bow River in one of the most desirable family neighbourhoods in Northwest Calgary...welcome to Silver Springs! You don't want to miss out on this extensively upgraded two storey walkout, with a total of 4 bedrooms & 3 gas fireplaces, newer roof & beautifully landscaped backyard.
Amazing 1728 sqft bungalow just steps from Spanish school, in the desirable community of Silver Springs! This home has see numerous upgrades over the years, including roof in 2015, kitchen, bathroom and built ins throughout! The Acrylic stucco was done in 1999 and the Four Seasons sun room with gas fireplace a few years before that. Main floor boasts 3 good sized bedrooms, including the master with 3 pc ensuite! There's also a 3pc main bath,
Escape the ordinary in this incredible home. 4250 sq ft of bright open living space w/fabulous views overlooking the river valley. Enormous Great Room with 26ft vaulted ceilings, full wall of windows & a massive stone fireplace. Also a main floor living room, den, bedroom & bath. Open kitchen with curved breakfast bar & granite counter tops. Large dining room. An open staircase leads to the private master suite w/gas fireplace,
Opportunities like this are rare.This 2007 built home is offered for the first time. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the highly desirable Silver Springs with great school systems within walking distance.A deck wraps 3 sides of this home providing a full view of the ample yard space on both sides.The open main floor plan includes the maple kitchen w/ granite & breakfast bar,living room anchored by the gas fireplace & a formal dining
You'll love this charming Tudor-style at first sight. Original elements have been preserved and upgrades ensure modern comfort while maintaining the old world vibe. The hardwood is immaculate and Euro-style windows let in tons of light. Plus, every window opens! The kitchen continues the classic feel with wood cabinets and complementary tile flooring. Stainless appliances provide modern convenience. Enjoy the renovated bathroom with gorgeous
Spacious 2-storey split w/ attached double garage & extensive updates including 3 renovated bathrms, new flooring, neutral paint, most windows replaced, custom window coverings, gas fireplace and a new kitchen w/ granite counters, espresso-toned cabinetry, tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances! Great location, family friendly low traffic street walking distance to transit, shopping & Crowchild Twin Arenas. Gleaming hardwood
Welcome to this great family home in the desirable community of Silver Springs, 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 deck. Two more bedrooms and an upgraded bath are on this upper level, all bedrooms have hardwood floors. The dining room has French doors for access to patio and bar-b-que area. The lower level has a
Beautiful large bungalow located on a huge lot in popular Silver Springs. This home has had many recent upgrades including totally renovated kitchen with custom cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, built-in oven and microwave, eating bar and amazing tile back splash and floors. There are gorgeous hardwood floors throughout the living room, dining room and hallway. The 3 bedrooms, including the master with 2 piece ensuite,
8407 Silver Springs Road NW – NEW! NEW! NEW! The Whole Home Has Been Completely Renovated. The Silver Lining Of Silver Springs Just Move In. L-Shaped Living & Dining Room With Extra Large Windows On Both Sides Of A Floor To Ceiling Brick Faced Wood Burning Fireplace (With Log Lighter). Expanded Designed Gorgeous Kitchen With Under Cabinet Lighting, New Stainless Steel Appliances & Plenty Of Additional Storage. All Overlooking Your
Beautiful renovated bungalow in the desirable community of Silver Springs! Absolutely one of the best locations you could ask for, quiet private way across the street from a huge City of Calgary park. Easy access to Crowchild Trail. This is a real gem with open concept dining, remodeled kitchen and living room with gas fireplace. There are three bedrooms on the main floor and the Master has an en suite. Another fully renovated bathroom on the
Executive bungalow renovated throughout (including kitchens and bathrooms) 1 year ago with an open design and over 1363 square feet of living area. Luxury lino and laminate flooring, mosaic backsplash, new bay window with two vents allows for extra seating in sunken LR. Three bdrms up plus a cozy family room with wood burning red brick fireplace leads you out to a large deck and yard.
Beautifully landscaped large lot (60 feet) has fully
What a great location!! On a quiet street, about a block from the beautiful Birthplace Forest, off leash park, sports park [w/a tennis court, baseball diamond and soccer field], Silver Springs Plaza and the school, too! This great bungalow has had some NICE UPDATES: new furnace in 2011, new shingles in 2015, new garburetor and brand new carpet on the main floor. Super spacious living and dining room, freshly painted...great for entertaining!
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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 October 20th, 2017 at 2:31am MDT.
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