Bridlewood Real Estate Market
Bridlewood real estate statistics as of February 21, 2018 - The number of active homes for sale in Bridlewood is 40 listings out of which 13 units are condominiums and 6 units are townhouses/attached homes. The average asking price of homes in Bridlewood is $348,140 or $279 per square foot based on an average size home with 1,260 square feet of living space (measured above grade). Active listings in Bridlewood have been on the market for an average of 37 days while the average number of days that homes have been listed on the MLS® in all of Calgary is 60 days.
Bridlewood in South Calgary
Bridlewood is a residential neighbourhood established in the late 90s, located in the desirable southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It’s bordered by 162nd Avenue to the north, Sarcee Trail Extension to the west, Macleod Trail to the east, and Marquis of Lorne Trail to the south. This convenient location is also shared with several nearby communities, including Evergreen and Somerset. With the population grew quickly, Bridlewood has become one of the top places to buy a house on the southwestern edge of Calgary at an affordable rate when compared to real estate prices in surrounding communities in the South.
Housing Information for Bridlewood
The versatile styles of real estate in Bridlewood are one of the major draws for buyers in the area. They are able to choose from many different architectural designs as well as colours and layouts. The majority of properties are single-family homes, although there are condos and low-rise townhouses available as well. For those who are interested in finding a recently built home, they’ll be delighted to find there’s plenty of options available for first time home buyers as well.
Strategically situated in the heart of nature with access routes to Calgary close-by, Bridlewood has become a popular place for those who don’t want to live in a congested area. The community is safe, the streets are quiet, and residents enjoy maximum privacy with generous lot sizes. All of this is perfectly complemented by homes that have been designed with classic exterior details and modern indoor conveniences.
Bridlewood Amenities and Highlights
Bridlewood is located close to major access routes such as Highway 22x, Marquis of Lorne Trail, and Macleod Trail. These can take residents to downtown Calgary in less than 30 minutes without experiencing much traffic. For those who don’t drive, the C-Train extension is the easiest way to get around starting at the Somerset-Bridlewood Station. This makes commuting incredible easy and eliminates the need for driving to downtown or nearby communities.
Bridlewood makes shopping easier than ever with Shawnessy Centre being located just a few minutes away. This centre has several different department stores to choose from in addition to food courts, banks, cafes, and more. For even more retail shopping and options for restaurants, nearby neighbourhoods are also in proximity.
Spruce Meadows is another favourite spot for residents to visit, as it’s located immediately south to Bridlewood. A popular place to watch horse jumping tournaments, the grounds of this beautiful equestrian centre also offer family fun year-round. Exhibits, weddings, and even holiday markets are hosted all throughout the year for people of all ages. Visitors can also enjoy walking the grounds to explore the beautiful landscaping and ponds that have been carefully designed by the developers. The pond at Spruce Meadows is lake recreation spot for many families as the facility regularly stocks the pond with rainbow trout for everyone to enjoy catch-and-release fishing at no charge.
To enhance the enjoyment and relationships between neighbours, the Community Association of Bridlewood offers memberships for residents. This includes summer educational programs, recreational activities for families, social programs, karate, breakfasts, senior programs, family movie nights, and much more. Programs and events like these help keep this community closely connected and while encouraging residents to get to know their neighbours more closely.
Bridlewood Recreation & Things to Do
When Bridlewood was created, it was designed with plenty of open space to be used for community activities, parks, and schools. These open spaces still exist today, allowing residents to maximize their enjoyment outside. Bicycle pathways perfectly accompany these meadows and parks, offering residents easy ways to travel around the community and visit their neighbours. Trails can also be used for idle walks where anyone can take in the beautiful scenery while getting a glimpse of the wildlife that’s often nearby.
On the east side of the neighbourhood, residents will find the gorgeous Bridlewood Creek Wetland. This is a quaint wetland and sanctuary for many times of birds, plants, and flowers. This also serves as the location for the city’s stormwater retention pond, which only adds to the beauty of the area. For residents who want to visit Bragg Creek, they’ll enjoy being able to bike or drive there using the closely located Highway 22x.
With so much natural beauty found around Bridlewood, there's ample space for sports games. Baseball, in particular, is hosted at the baseball diamond within the community, which is surrounded by fields that are used for softball, football, and many other sports. The Southland Leisure Centre is another fun place for families to visit throughout the year. It's minutes away from the community and offers 227,000 square feet of exciting recreation space. Visitors can swim, host birthday parties, work out in the gym, take cycling classes, play at the indoor play centre, and even get involved in hockey games.
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Bridlewood Real Estate Agents & REALTORS®
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