Varsity Acres is a well established and a very convent NW Calgary community to live in. With several major amenities within or near by such as the University of Calgary, Market Mall, Foothills and The Children's Hospitals. Calgary's LRT transit also runs along one side of the community, while the other side enjoys walking trails over-looking the Bow River valley. Homes for sale in Varsity Acres run from custom estate homes along the Silver Springs golf course all the way to modest apartments across the street from shopping and major medical services.
This English Tudor style Varsity Estates home is nestled in one of Calgary's elite communities. Rich custom oak woodwork detail are evident throughout the home. Ample window flood the home with bright natural light. Enter the formal entry adjacent to the formal Living and dining room. At the rear of the home you’ll find the open concept kitchen, nook and family room. The large kitchen has plenty of cabinets, counter space and updated appliances.
Remarkable opportunity for a Varsity Estates property backing onto a golf course ! Situated on a large flat lot with a sunny southwest rear yard. This one owner home offers a great deal of potential in a fantastic location. A much loved and well enjoyed 4 bedroom home that also includes a bright open sunroom area, 2nd kitchen in the lower level and amazing storage space. The interior features 2 newer furnaces, R/O filtration system, granite and
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Varsity Acres covers a very wide range of housing and is a very popular established Northwest community with mature trees and larger lots. This is NW Calgary’s most popular golf course community with many estate homes lining the mature fairways of the Silver Springs course. Many homes in the area have been renovated and many buyers buy here to do the same. We’re very familiar with the community and are here to provide you and your family with top/professional Real Estate help for all of your housing needs. If you’d like details on current homes for sale in Dalhousie or wanting an accurate FREE APPRAISAL on your current property we’re there to help and only minutes away.
Varsity Acres has a total 5,423 homes. Of these homes 47% are single family properties with the other 53% being made up of a combination of two storey family orientated town homes, attached duplex homes and apartments. Many of the homes in Varsity Acres are in the popular sized range, but the community also offers an abundant of estate sized homes. Most of homes in the community were built between 1960-1975. It’s not unusual to see older homes being removed or completely re-build in this area. There are close to 12,550 people living in the community and are mix of all ages.
Varsity Acres covers a large land area. Being much more centrally located makes getting around easy. The Calgary International airport is just 30 minutes away and Downtown in the 10 minutes range. Varsity Acres offers it’s residents easy access to the University of Calgary, Foothills medical centre, The Alberta Children’s Hospital, Makes Mall (major regional shopping centre) and much more. There’s an abundant of near by restaurants and shopping to suit everyone's tastes. This is a very walkable community to area schools, the University of Calgary. Very popular hub for university & hospital staff & students. Again being in the NW you have quick access to one of the world’s best place grounds “The Rocky Mountains” just 50 minutes from your front door.
Amenities include: major regional indoor mall (Market Mall), 2 shopping plazas with a variety of shops, restaurants, grocery stores and services, 4 community schools, day care, churches, medical services, parks, amazing pathways and easy access to the Brentwood LRT transit station. The community has loads of green space and the Silver Springs golf course is a very popular place for area golfers. Just a 5+ minute drive you’re at the Crowfoot shopping area which is a major local shopping facility with numerous grocery stores, restaurants theatres, medical facilities, car lots, major home centre and many diverse services, the Brentwood shopping Centre is very close by with loads of amenities, Northland indoor shopping centre with it’s shops as well. Like all the other NW communities there is easy access to river pathway systems, Bowness Park, several golf courses, Canada Olympic Park, University of Calgary, Foothills medical centre, The Alberta Children's Hospital and much more become part of every day life. Almost anything you’ll ever need is either in the community or no more than a few minute drive away.
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 May 19th, 2019 at 3:15am MDT.
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