Banff Trail Homes for Sale
Search all Banff Trail real estate for sale below! Banff Trail is one of Calgary’s original communities dating back at least 70 years. It is a highly sought after community as it is nestled within walking distance to the University of Calgary, McMahon Stadium and along the northern boundaries of the neighbourhood is located Canmore Park for residents to relax in nature or enjoy their favourite outdoor sports.
Banff Trail Real Estate Information
Banff Trail has the distinction of being one of the oldest community associations in Calgary. After being settled in 1910, it was annexed to Calgary in 1952.
Being bounded by Crowchild Trail NW to the west, the Trans-Canada Highway to the south, 19 St NW to the east, and 24 St NW to the north, it's easy to see why people moved here soon after. In fact, it's immediately to the east of the University of Calgary, making it an easy choice for anyone who wants to be close to all that this area has to offer.
Banff Trail Real Estate Market
Banff Trail is a mature community, which means it contains many homes that display the charm of the era in which they were built. This is a major draw to those who are looking for heritage homes that they just can't find in other areas of the city.
For those looking for something new, there are plenty of properties that have been recently built or renovated to provide homeowners with more modern amenities. The majority of these are single-family homes that have one or two floors.
Banff Trail is genuinely a diverse and fascinating community. Due to the fact that it's close to so many amenities, it has something to offer anyone. And with an increasing number of infill developments every year, it's sure to see population growth well into the future.
There aren't many other neighbourhoods in Calgary that are as special as this one, making it a great place to purchase an affordable real estate and enjoy convenient living.
Banff Trail Amenities and Highlights
There are several main roads located next to Banff Trail, offering residents incredible convenience when going to other areas of the city. The city’s LRT system is another option for getting around without driving or walking.
When it comes to education, the University of Calgary is within walking distance. There are many public and private schools for younger students throughout the community as well.
For entertainment, the McMahon Stadium is to the west just next to the university as is the Foothills Stadium. Also within this area are several bars and steakhouses to accommodate all appetites.
There are many boutiques, cafes, grocery stores and restaurants within the community of Banff Trail itself. The Brentwood Village Shopping Centre to the north is one place in particular where residents can find banks, grocery stores, and other local businesses.
Banff Trail Recreation
Banff Trail offers ample recreation opportunities for those who live an active lifestyle. This begins with the community centre, which hosts a number of programs, classes, and events for residents all throughout the year.
Also within the community is the urban centre where residents can join in on classes throughout the week, such as Ladies Auxiliary or self-defence. This is situated next to a volunteer-run skating rink, a baseball diamond, and basketball hoops for people of all ages to use.
This neighbourhood is next to several parks in the area that offer ample space for hiking, biking, and picnicking. Canmore Park and Banff Trail Park are two, in particular, that is easy to walk or bike to for residents in the area. Canmore Park is situated right next to the Confederation Park Golf Course for those who enjoy this sport.
For those who enjoy gardening and would like to get outside, there’s a community garden that anyone can join.