Upper Mount Royal Homes for Sale
View all Upper Mount Royal homes for sale in City Centre Calgary. In contrast to the name, Upper Mount Royal is located south of Lower Mount Royal. The community is nestled on hilly streets, lined with mature trees and ample green space. The community of Upper Mount Royal encompasses one of Calgary’s most upscale, luxury style real estate with prices often reaching into the millions.
Originally known as American Hill, Mount Royal is one of the most affluent neighbourhoods in Calgary, featuring expensive historic homes that are as old as 100 years and new homes designed with cutting-edge, modern architecture. Many homes in this part of Calgary perches over the Elbow River, offering great views of the cityscape.
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Upper Mount Real Estate Info
- Average household income is $617,128.
- Average household net worth is $6.59million.
- Average home price in 2014 is recorded at $1,604,460.
- 4th most affluent community in Calgary.
Real estate in Upper Mount Royal counts up to 108 condominiums and townhouses, and 800 single-family homes, with new real estate projects coming up.
Upper Mount Royal, together with the Beltline Community, has around 1,380 condominiums and townhouses, and 68 single-family homes. The cutting-edge architectural technology it features is one of the things that make its real estate most desirable. In 2012, 46 single-family homes were sold in Mount Royal for an average total of $1,595,738.
Real estate in this community is very popular and it usually sells like hotcakes, regardless of its size and style. The community is well-structured, laid down in a strategic position that makes it one of the enviable spots to live, with tree-lined houses and expensive homes. You'll find both heritage homes and luxury real estate in this community.
Upper Mount Royal Highlights
Situated in the Southwestern part of Calgary, Mount Royal Community shares borders with 17th Avenue on the north. On the west, it is bounded by 14th Street. It is bordered by Royal Avenue, College Lane, and Hope Street on the east, and on the south, it shares borders with Premier Way, 8th Street and 10th Street.
Upper Mount Royal is located in close proximity to the city core, which makes it easy for residents to reach the shopping complexes within the city.
Upper Mount Royal Recreation & Amenities
There are many recreational facilities within this community, including the Elbow River Pathway system. You'll find several parks in its neighbourhood, skating rinks, playgrounds, and tennis and basketball courts. The Glenmore Reservoir is one of the attractions accessible to the community and is located just minutes away.
Mount Royal is a very clean neighbourhood, with quiet tree-lined streets, and safe commuting. The crime rate in this community is very low compared to other parts of Calgary and most of the crimes are related to thefts according to Calgary Police.
The Mount Royal Community Association works tirelessly to add quality to community life by organizing annual events that take place throughout the year and are hosted in the community hall.
Upper Mount Royal Schools
The elementary schools serving this community will include those in the immediate vicinity such as Earl Grey, St. Monica, Sacred Heart, William Reid, and Holy Name. Holy Name and William Reid offer French Immersion programs. The junior high schools will include Mount Royal, St. Michael, St. Monica, and Elboya. Elboya offers French Immersion.
The community is served by three high schools: Western Canada, St. Mary's, and St. Francis. Western Canada and St. Francis offer French Immersion Programs. Home to Mount Royal University of Calgary, AB, the community of Mount Royal also witnesses a vibrant student community.