Established in the mid-1990s, Tuscany is one of NW Calgary's most populous NW communities. Named in honour of the famous region in Italy because the homes for sale are perched up high on the Bow River Valley, the area enjoys spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains. Tuscany has 6,425 homes with 91% of them being single family and the rest a mix of apartment and town home styled condos. Those living in the community love their spacious community centre with it's endless list of activities.
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Tuscany Homes for Sale
Tuscany has a total 6,425 properties. 84% are single family homes with the remaining 16% being town homes, adult bungalow villas and apartments. Tuscany has a couple of excellent choices of homes that are perfect for seniors looking for single level homes and are free from maintenance. Most of the homes in the community were built in the mid-1990s, but with development still commonplace, a handful of new-builds can also be found.
Much like neighbouring communities of Silver Springs and Scenic Acres, the single-family detached homes for sale in Tuscany offers single family rooms ranging in size from 1,050 square feet to estate properties that are 3,000 square feet plus. Some of the features many of these homes include:
Large kitchens with a breakfast bars and granite counter tops
Entertainment-friendly backyards and large decks
Spacious ensuite baths with separate tubs and showers
Mountain views from many of the rooms
Spacious walkout basements
Quiet tree lined streets and small cul-de-sacs
Condos for sale in Tuscany, NW Calgary offer a low maintenance life for the young professional who is looking to get on the first rung of the property ladder while keeping costs low. These affordable properties are often situated within walking distance the LRT station, restaurants and major roads such as the Crowchild Trail, which is great for road-trips and exploring the local mountains. The apartments offer a sizeable galley-style kitchen, multiple bedrooms, walk-in closets 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 Tuscany.
Offering a little more space for growing families. These homes are found in master-planned communities built in the early-2000s. Tree-lined streets, lush lawns, white picket fences are just some of the picturesque properties that can be found just steps away from the front door. Inside, double garages, hardwood flooring and chef-style kitchens with gas stoves are very common.
Life in Tuscany, NW Calgary
Life is the beautiful suburb would be described by its Italian counterparts in three words, prima la famiglia! Or in english—the family comes first. The city of Calgary and the citizens of this Northwestern community put all their effort into making it a great community for families to live. Many of the family-friendly initiatives that residents of the community can enjoy are free interactive activities and events, anti-littering campaigns and youth-targeted environmental programs.
As with its neighbours to the North and West, Tuscany is close to a wide variety of shopping malls, restaurants, movie theatres and transit hubs. In fact, almost every need can be satisfied in as little as 10 minutes by car or within 25 minutes if you were walking.
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 February 21st, 2019 at 5:30am MST.
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