Beddington Heights Homes for Sale
Search all Beddington Heights homes for sale in North Calgary. Situated in Calgary's northwest, Beddington Heights is a suburban neighbourhood with an urban feel. While its history may only date back to 1979 when it was first established, the name is a little more historic. That's because it comes from a Canadian Pacific Railway station that was also named Beddington after a town located in the Surrey district of England.
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Relating even more to Alberta’s history, most of the ranchers who first came to the area were from Great Britain and utilized the rolling landscape to their favour. Although the land is no longer ranch territory today, it is still visually beautiful with ample green space in close proximity.
The real estate in Beddington Heights consists mainly of single-family properties, with around 2% consisting of condominiums and apartments. The number of homes has continued to grow over the years, with over 4,300 dwellings housing over 11,500 residents in 2014.
Prices of homes vary, with most falling within the mid $400,000 range. However, investors who are looking for more affordable options may be able to find properties dates back to the establishment of the community that needs to be renovated. Condos and apartments also tend to be a bit more affordable for buyers who are on a budget.
The location of Beddington Heights further adds to the value of properties here, as it offers convenience to enhance everyday life. One major roadway in particular that makes it easy to connect to the rest of the city is Centre St N, which cuts right through the east side of the neighbourhood.
The community is also bounded by Nose Creek Parkway to the north, Beddington Blvd. NE to the south, and Nose Hill Park to the west making the location ideal for both recreation and entertainment.
Beddington Heights Amenities and Highlights
There are small businesses and restaurants sprinkled all throughout Beddington Heights, with the majority located on the southern border next to Centre St N. Known as Beddington Towne Centre, this features many restaurants, pubs, banks, grocery stores, a pharmacy, and coffee shops.
Also within the community is the Front Row Centre Players Society, which features plays, concerts, and other entertainment all throughout the year. Many more amenities are in close proximity to Beddington Heights as well, including the shopping area on the corner of Sandarac Dr. NW and Berkshire Blvd. Here visitors will find a coffee shop, pizzeria, ice cream shop, and children's centre.
Additional shopping can be found at the Creekside Shopping Centre, Market Mall, and Country Hills Town Centre. With each of these being a short drive or public transit trip, residents don't have to travel far to enjoy all that the area has to offer.
The nearby community of Country Hills also features a cinema for those who love to watch films. The Deerfoot City Shopping Complex is also only 4km to the southeast and packed full of options for shopping, eating, and entertainment.
Two schools are located in the community, including Beddington Heights Elementary (public school) and St. Bede Elementary (separate school). There are many more education facilities in the neighbouring communities that residents can choose from.
The University of Calgary is also in close proximity, being just 11km to the southwest. This is situated next to McMahon Stadium, Foothills Medical Centre, and Alberta Children's Hospital. Additional health care services can be found at the Peter Lougheed Centre, which is 12km to the southeast.
For those who travel often, the Calgary International Airport is just a 10-minute drive to the east via 96 Ave NE.
Beddington Heights Recreation
There are many recreation options for residents in Beddington Heights to enjoy, beginning with the several parks that are situated throughout the neighbourhood. These feature sports fields, playgrounds, and ample open space for all types of sports and activities.
There's also a large community centre within the area that hosts recreation activities all throughout the year for residents of all ages. The main hall of this centre even has a gym, sports facilities, and a banquet hall.
Beyond the recreation options within Beddington Heights is Nose Hill Park, which borders the west side along 14 St NW. Featuring pathways, picnic space, trails, and wildlife, it's easy to see why this is by far one of the most popular parks in all of Calgary.
Just a few minutes east of this is the Thornhill Aquatic & Recreation Centre, which is an excellent spot for water and sports play all throughout the year. Golf enthusiasts are also in close proximity to the beautiful Country Hills Golf Course, which is less than 4km to the north and a short 5-minute drive. This connects on the south to the Nose Creek Parkway, offering residents of Beddington Heights even more options for fun outdoors.