West Hillhurst Homes for Sale
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West Hillhurst Real Estate Information
The community of West Hillhurst was annexed to Calgary in 1907, and development seriously started in the community in 1945, with most of the houses built as Victory Homes for World War II soldiers returning home. Today, some of these homes can still be found within the community. The population of the community is more than 6,000, living in more than 2,900 dwellings.
West Hillhurst Housing Update
West Hillhurst is a pedestrian-friendly community with trendy real estate features, a suitable place for those who love to live in a busy neighbourhood. Homes for sale in this community will include historic homes, especially the remodelled post-war houses, retirement homes, wartime bungalows, single family homes, condos and townhouses.
Buyers will find very few foreclosures, bank-owned houses, and short sales. West Hillhurst real estate has something for every home buyer; the price range is wide, starting from around 300,000 and moving up to well beyond $1,000,000, which offers great options for buyers with different budgets.
Activities in West Hillhurst
West Hillhurst also has numerous attractions and recreational facilities that residents can enjoy. The variety of architectural design also makes it easy to find the right property. The community is run by an active community centre. The community association organizes activities that can keep residents busy throughout the year. Some of these activities will include Jazzercise, Girl Guides, martial arts, and Boy Scouts.
You'll find skating rinks, squash courts, tennis and basketball courts, playgrounds, and a running track. Downtown Calgary is nearby, and residents can access it quickly for its attractions, establishments and business opportunities.
Kensington Village offers manifold opportunities for shopping and dining. Canada Olympic Park is another attraction that provides recreation to residents; it offers opportunities for skiing, mountain biking, and bobsled. Residents of this community also have easy access to the Bow River pathway system.
This is a very active community with the nearby university offering many opportunities for recreation and studies. Home buyers will have a lot of options when looking for real estate in West Hillhurst as it comes in different architectural styles, prices, and sizes.
Designated Schools for West Hillhurst
Educational facilities are not lacking in West Hillhurst and children can choose from a wide selection of schools. The elementary schools serving West Hillhurst community will include Queen Elizabeth, Banff Trail (offering French Immersion Program), St. Pius (offering French Immersion Program), and St. Joseph. Junior high schools will include Queen Elizabeth, St. Joseph, Madeleine d'Houet, and Branton (offering French Immersion Program).
High school students can attend Queen Elizabeth, St. Francis (offering French Immersion), William Aberhart, and St. Mary's. William Aberhart also offers French Immersion Program. West Hillhurst is near Alberta College of Arts, the University of Calgary, and SAIT, which are prestigious colleges in Calgary, AB.