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.
Welcome to the neighbourhood! MOVE IN READY, completely updated, open concept 3+2 bdrm bungalow with lovely living & dining areas, gorgeous hardwood, abundant natural light. Open kitchen has granite counters, center island/eating bar, pendant lights, stainless steel appliances. Master has patio doors onto a MASSIVE back yard & updated 2pc ensuite. 2 secondary bdrms & 4pc main bth with granite counters & modern tile
Nestled in the Heart of Silver Springs is where you will discover amazing value in this fully developed bungalow featuring: soaring vaulted ceilings, floor to ceiling feature brick fireplaces up and down, a wall of windows flooding the living room with light, large kitchen and dining area with patio doors to massive deck over looking the garden like backyard plus three spacious bedrooms up. The lower level boasts a walk-out to a secondary deck,
Conveniently Located across street from Bowmont Park pathway and quick access to main arteries this updated villa is full of life! Filled with Natural Light from Sunrise to Sundown. This Side by Side Villa complex is a rare find. Its Not a condo, but your landscaping and snow removal is taken care of by the Home owners association. Freshly painted exterior with a Tasteful and modern interior. Modern new kitchen, granite tops and newer stainless
BUYERS ATTENTION!" This home just had a major facelift inside on all 3 floors & new shingles (Nov.2018) All 3 levels have had new flooring,painted ceilings/walls.Stucco exterior,some newer windows,undergrnd sprinkler system,a/c,newer FA & some newer appliances.High vaulted ceilings in formal livingrm w/attractive wood burning fireplace in dry pack stone. Generous size formal diningrm, if needed, plus an eating area in the kitchen.
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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 December 12th, 2018 at 12:00pm MST.
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