North Calgary Homes for Sale
Search all North Calgary real estate listings below! North Calgary is made up of 20 individual communities, formally considered to be part of the quadrant of NW Calgary. North Calgary is bounded by Deerfoot Tr. on the east side and bordered by the communities of Sherwood, Hidden Valley and MacEwan Glen on the west side. Towards the south, North Haven and Thorncliffe form its boundaries. Homes located towards the city core were mostly built in the 1960’s while newer properties built after millennium are primarily constructed towards the outer edge of the city. Many parts of North Calgary offers spectacular views of Calgary and the Foothills towards the mountains.
Homes located in North Calgary offers some of the best views of the city among all of the communities of Calgary. At the very northern edge of the city is where new communities are located at displaying some of Calgary’s top new construction homes, condos and townhouses for its residents to enjoy. With the Stoney Trail ring road wrapping around Calgary, makes commuting a breeze for drivers.
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North Calgary Real Estate Information
North Calgary Real Estate Update
The section of North Calgary is formed between the communities of Northwest Calgary and Northeast Calgary and directly located north of the Downtown Calgary area.
The North Calgary section of the city is made-up of 22 individual residential communities. Due to the rapid growth of the city, new neighbourhoods have been developed the recently built ring road that encompasses the entire City of Calgary.
Getting around the city is extremely handy and convenient for people who own real estate in North Calgary. Either heading west or east the major artery roads such as John Laurie Boulevard, Country Hills Blvd. or the Stoney Trail Ring Road makes it a breeze for North Calgary homeowners to commute to and from North Calgary. Deerfoot Trail allows North Calgary residents to easily travel north and south Calgary, making this section of Calgary to be a well demanded and popular area to live in.
For those who are frequently travelling away from Calgary for business or leisure, North Calgary is the best place to live as the Calgary International Airport is easily accessible with traffic being reasonable at all times of the day. Northeast Calgary is well known for its commercial districts and warehouses and those working in this part of the city, North Calgary is also a great solution to live in and raise a family.
North Calgary Real Estate Developments
As the city is growing to keep up with high demand and rising population, the communities of North Calgary naturally tend to expand toward the outskirts of the city and taking over once known farmlands and other agricultural areas to provide land for new communities to be developed.
New home builders in North Calgary mostly focus on constructing trendy single family homes, townhouses and condominium style properties to reflect the contemporary architectural styles of today’s age. The suburban sprawl draws many home buyers into the area as the lifestyle that these communities have to offer is of great importance to them.
New construction homes in North Calgary communities are moderately priced and making it affordable for everyone and provides a wide variety of choices for first time home buyers to luxury home seekers and to everyone in between.
Although some of the communities located closer to Downtown Calgary are more established, hence real estate in this part of North Calgary is often aged, yet many homes are found as extremely well renovated and remodelled to be quite competitive with new construction homes in North Calgary. Renovated homes offer a great alternative for those who may want to cut down on their commuting time.
North Calgary New Construction Homes
North part of Calgary offers some of the best selection of new homes in the city. One of the best ways that home buyers can get a good view of homes that are for sale is by visiting a builder’s showhome on the weekend or by stopping by at one of the open houses in the area.
North Calgary Home Styles
Homes in North Calgary have an abundant supply of real estate for sale for buyers to consider. The far northern section of Calgary is well recognized by families where they can enjoy the benefits of a suburban lifestyle.
Fortunately, there aren’t many commercial activities in this area, other than the retail developments making it convenient for local residents to complete their shopping and relax during their free time.
Most condominiums in North Calgary are a maximum of four to five storey high, otherwise called apartment style condos. As a great alternative between single-family homes and living in an apartment, townhouse-style homes in North Calgary can also be a great solution for those who prefer spending their weekends doing other things than maintaining their property.
The typical size of a single-family home in North Calgary on average is 1,682sq.ft. while the average size of a townhouse is 1,219sq.ft. and condominiums are usually 866sq.ft. in size.
North Calgary Home Prices
Options for luxury homes in North Calgary seem to be well diversified with options ranging from homes backing onto perfectly manicured golf courses, some include beautiful city views while others provide a complete seclusion of privacy from the rest of the neighbourhood.
The ridge of Evanston and Panorama Hills provides a glamorous view of the North Calgary looking over the rooftops and parks of the area. The beautiful Rocky Mountains are picture perfect as the sun sets down behind them and can be viewed from these luxurious homes in North Calgary.
The prices of luxury homes in North Calgary start at $800,000 and can be as high as $1.5 million often times. Location of these properties places a great emphasis on their values and the condition of the real estate further determines how luxury homes are priced within the community.
North Calgary Home Prices
In the summer of 2016, the average home prices in North Calgary (including condos and single-family homes) were $430,000. On average it took 45 days for a home to be registered as sold on the MLS System.
ON average, real estate transaction in North Calgary buyers managed to negotiate about 2.38 percent off the asking price or $10,874. Home has been in great demand in the area and it is recommended for every home buyer to keep a good eye on new listings in North Calgary for them to catch a great opportunity.
In the second quarter of 2016, there were 533 single-family homes sold in North Calgary for the average price of $476,353 in about 38 days after going on the market.
In total there were 60 apartment style condominiums sold in North Calgary for the average price of $249,410 at an average of 55 days on the market.
Townhouses in North Calgary make up the second largest portion of the overall real estate market in North Calgary with sales of only 141 units in the second quarter of 2016. On average they were sold for $323,359 for a 1,215sq.ft. unit.
North Calgary Housing & Community Information
Harvest Hills is well known for its scenery of perfectly manicured parks and for its 18-acre lake that this community provides. Harvest Hills Park is located in the centre of the community providing abundant outdoor activities and opportunity to relax and recharge anyone who loves nature. For convenient shopping, homeowners here have access to the Harvest Hills strip mall. For a more important shopping trip the Beddington Town Centre and Country Hills Town Centre a short drive away. The Harvest Hills Golf Course is located in the northwest corner of the community.
The community of Hidden Valley is situated in North Calgary bordered by Stoney Trail on the north side of the area. The population of this community consists of about 12,000 residents. The neighbourhood presents plenty of green space allowing homeowners to explore the community through its winding pathways. A significant number of property owners enjoy private settings of their homes as they encompass the surroundings of nature through the vast amount of park.
Huntington Hills is well known for its great city views as its name also suggests, it is nestled on a high hilltop. Similar to many surrounding communities in North Calgary, residents of this area appreciate the proximity of Nose Hill Park as that they can reap the benefits of the outdoor activities that this massive park has to offer. The age of many homes here goes all the way back in the late 1960’s, while some of the later developments include homes from the years of the early 2000’s.
Located in North Calgary, the neighbourhood of MacEwan Glen is developed adjacent to the northern edge of Nose Hill Park and is bordered by Country Hills Boulevard to the north. Recreation facilities near MacEwan Glen real estate include Nose Hill Park on the west side and the generous size Confluence Park to the northeast. The exclusive Calgary Winter Club is located in the nearby Nose Hill Park. The park offers many recreational opportunities as a result of its well-planned pathways that wind through the abundance of green space with unobstructed views of the city and the Rocky Mountains towards the west.
The first homes built in the community of Kincora started to appear in the year 2001 making the neighbourhood as one of the recently developed areas of Calgary. The community is a relatively secluded neighbourhood with only one entrance on the east side and Kincora Drive circling the entire area as the main connector road. In the middle of Kincora, there is a colossal, U-shaped parked with bike paths and great tobogganing hills in the winter time. Off of Symons Valley Rd. Residents can access a multitude of shopping opportunities and service centres.
Panorama Hills is community located in North Calgary. It is a neighbourhood that was established within the last 10-15 years. Panorama Hills homes include well maintained executive properties loaded with amenities and boasting lovely valley and golf course views. It is conveniently located to the YYC airport. Nearby artery roads also provide easy access to the highway No. 2 heading North and to the Trans Canada Highway by the recently built ring road located just north of the community.
Sandstone Valley is located in North Calgary next to the community of Beddington, in the northern part it’s bordered by Country Hills Blvd, and on the East, it’s enclosed by 14th Street. Directly at the SW corner of the community is the recreational Nose Hill Park where you can enjoy long walks and outdoor activities such as biking, rollerblading and running.