Watermark is NW Calgary's newest community offering it's buyers a unique selection of on of a kind custom homes from bungalows to two storeys all with triple or larger garages, over-sized lots, mountain views & tons of green space. Home for sale in Watermark range from existing properties to anything you can imagine, it can be built for you. Watermark also offers an excellent selection of bungalow villa homes to target those looking for maintenance free living. Watermark is best described as being a little bit country and a little bit city.
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Watermark Homes For Sale
Watermark is truly a unique community in Northwest Calgary. It's one of the few offering new homes and is focused on families who's budgets target the million dollar plus price range. We’re very familiar with the community and are here to provide you & your family with top/professional Real Estate service 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.
Watermark is newer so there are only a few hundred homes at this point. The community has two main choices of housing. Either large estate homes of all designs on 1/2 acre+ lots and no maintenance adult bungalow villas with stunning mountain views. Every home in the community is a custom home reflecting the owners individual personality and needs. Single family homes will all have triple garages as a minimum, many with walkout basements and all with much larger lots. The current population of the community would be the 1,000 person range.
Watermark is as the saying goes is a little bit city and a whole lot of country. With it's much larger lot sizes, extensive green spaces and being surrounded on 3 sides by undeveloped land, acreage communities and a golf course you'll enjoy the peace and quiet of country living but still have the sidewalks and parks city living provides. The Calgary International airport is just 25 minutes away & Downtown as well is in the 25 minute range away. Watermark has shopping 5 minutes away in the Rocky Ridge plaza (Co-op grocery store, gas and convenience store). Again being in the NW you have quick access to one of the world’s best place grounds “The Rocky Mountains” just 45 minutes from your front door.
Amenities include: 5 minutes away the Rocky Ridge shopping plaza, the Tuscany shopping plaza with grocery store, Starbucks, gas, pub & medical. An additional couple minutes away is the Crowfoot shopping area which is a major local shopping facility with numerous grocery stores, restaurants theatres, medical facilities, car lots, major home centre, LRT transit (as well there is a closer LRT station in neighbouring Tuscany). Within 10-15 minutes are several major shopping malls: the large regional shopping area “Market Mall” and The Beacon Hill shopping area anchored by Costco. All the other NW community amenities are easily accessed such as the river pathway system, 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 ever imagined in a community, maybe even a little bit more.
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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