South Calgary Homes for Sale
Search all South Calgary real estate below in City Centre Calgary. South Calgary consists of older type homes built in the 1950s. The area feels like a small town with many homes on its tree-lined streets is being continuously transformed into modern, urban style, infill type properties. South Calgary is in a prime location as it borders the famous Marda Loop shopping area and offers quick access to Downtown Calgary.
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South Calgary Real Estate Information
South Calgary is one of the most desirable communities in Southwest Calgary due to its incredible location that’s between 14th St west and Crowchild Trail. Being only a five-minute drive from downtown, residents can see stunning views of the city that shine especially bright at night. This convenient location is made better by the wide range of beautiful homes that are nestled beautifully in South Calgary.
Housing in South Calgary
Buyers in South Calgary will find condos, single-family homes, bungalows, and even estate-style properties to fit any need and budget.
With the current popularity of this community, most home buyers don't realize that it has more historic roots. This started back in 1907 when the community was first annexed to the city.
The area wasn't actually developed until the 1950s, which is when stucco-style bungalows on spacious lots first started being constructed. Soon after this, residents flooded in to take advantage of the many amenities that South Calgary is so well-known to offer
When driving through this community it's easy to see the older one and two-storey homes that were built with the original development. However, with the revitalization of this area, many have been renovated to achieve more modern appearances.
There are many new condos and apartment blocks that have been constructed over the years to accommodate the growing number of residents that enjoy living here.
South Calgary Neighbourhood Highlights
There is one school within South Calgary by the name of King Edward. Built back in 1912, this is a landmark that is still used to teach children today. For additional education opportunities, there are many schools available in nearby communities as well.
When it comes to religion, there are five churches within the community, which include: St. Mark's Anglican Church, Calgary Community Reformed Church, St. Simeon Serbian Orthodox Church, South Calgary Church of the Nazarene, and Calgary Young Nak Presbyterian Church.
There are many community facilities that can be found in South Calgary, including the Alexander Calhoun Public Library. When it comes to shopping, the Marda Loop Shopping Centre is an excellent resource. This features over 130 retail stores and restaurants as well as hosted events throughout the year.
Residents can also travel to the nearby 17 Ave SW to find big box stores and boutiques, such as Best Buy and Swimco. For even more shopping, the CORE Shopping Centre on 8 Ave SW is a short drive away and offers hundreds of stores and dining options.
South Calgary Activities
South Calgary isn’t short on recreational opportunities with Elbow River being in such close proximity. With a short drive, it’s easy to visit River Park and Sandy Beach Park, both of which are on the edge of this beautiful river. For those who want to stay in the community, South Calgary Park is located right on 16 St SW and 32 Ave SW.
Golfers can find many courses nearby as well, including the Richmond Green Golf Course and Shaganappi Golf Course. The South Calgary Outdoor Pool is another popular place to visit when the temperatures outside soar.
Residents who don't mind taking a bit of a longer trip will be glad to find the Bow River is in close proximity. This features a number of beautiful parks as well as water-front meadows that offer ample space for outdoor recreation.