Kincora Homes for Sale
Search all Kincora homes for sale below in North Calgary. Established in 2002, the community of Kincora enjoys a Celtic theme that's reminiscent of a legendary High King of Ireland. Thanks to this Irish influence, there are small details such as green fields, lantern street lights, and a stone entryway that have created a peaceful and charming environment. With beautifully designed homes around every corner, it's easy to see why this community has become a popular choice in Calgary's northwest.
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Kincora Real Estate Information
Kincora is a beautiful and newly developed North Calgary neighbourhood. Situated in the north edge of the city with Evanston to the east, Hidden Valley to the south, Sage Hill to the north, and Shaganappi Trail to the west, it's in a location that offers incredible convenience for those who live there.
Homes in Kincora were first started being built in 2002 when it was developed by Apex Limited Partnership and built out by Excel Homes and Centrex Homes. With beautiful landscaping also designed throughout, people from all over the city have been continuously drawn to all that Kincora has to offer.
The unique design of the neighbourhood begins with the Celtic-inspired characteristics, which include lantern street lights, a beautiful stone entry wall, and a majestic outdoor tower. Outside of these special touches lie gorgeous homes that have been just as carefully designed to create an overall charming yet modern feel throughout the community.
The types of real estate in Kincora varies, with bungalow-style properties, multi-family homes, vacant lots for new builds, and executive homes all being options to choose from. Prices vary depending on what is chosen but generally start in the mid $400,000's or high $500,000s for larger estates.
Not many neighbourhoods in Calgary have the same unique feel as Kincora so proudly does. This is evident in the physical look of the community but also its name, which was derived from a fort that a mythical king in Celtic Ireland used to fight the Danes. Being part of the 5 Symons Valley communities have made Kincora even more attractive to buyers, with tons of amenities and recreation options in close proximity.
The population has continued to grow as a result, with 5,398 living in 1,637 dwellings has of 2014. With an increase in population each year, Kincora is sure to remain an excellent place to live in this quadrant of Calgary.
Kincora Amenities and Highlights
Kincora has a number of amenities in close proximity, making it easy for residents to run errands or enjoy casual shopping without having to go far from home. The area to the east of the community on the opposite side of Symons Valley Rd NW is one area in particular that won't disappoint.
Visitors will find banks, restaurants, big-box retail stores, the Creekside Shopping Centre, cafés, and many other local businesses. North of the community is additional shopping options, including a Walmart Supercentre and Loblaws CityMarket. The Beddington Town Centre is also in close proximity and features a pub, pharmacy, restaurants, bank, wine store, grocery stores, and more.
When looking to the west of the community residents will also find the Beacon Hill Shopping Centre, which has an electronics store, tire shop, and Costco. The close proximity Kincora has to Ring Road is another excellent feature, making it easy for residents to travel to nearby communities as well as other areas throughout the city.
While driving is the most popular option for getting around, public transit is a viable alternative with many stops being situated all throughout the neighbourhood. For those who are interested in visiting downtown, it’s roughly 20 minutes to the south via Beddington Trail SW.
When it comes to healthcare, Foothills Medical Centre is also around 20 minutes away and is situated next to Alberta Children's Hospital.
There are many schools situated around Kincora in the Symons Valley area. For those who are looking for higher education, the University of Calgary Spy Hill Campus is less than 10 minutes to the west while SAIT and the main U of Calgary Campus are 20 minutes to the south.
It's no secret that the beautiful homes in Kincora, which feature multi-car garages, huge family rooms, and large bedrooms are the gems that attract most buyers. However, the landscaping in the community is also a huge draw for those that love the beauty of the outdoors.
Kincora is home to many wide open meadows that are excellent for picnics, sports, and any other type of outdoor leisure. In addition to this, Kincora features 120 acres of parklands, a stormwater pond, playgrounds, tennis courts, and more.
Making Kincora even more outdoor-friendly is the fact that there are walkways that run all throughout it, making it easy for pedestrians to travel all around without having to drive. Residents can also take advantage of sports fields and basketball nets within the neighbourhood to accommodate sports and recreation activities.
When it comes to activities outside Kincora, Nose Hill Park is one of the most popular places to visit. It's less than 15 minutes to the south and 11.27 sq km of outdoor space. Golf enthusiasts don't have to look far for a place to play, as The Hamptons Golf Club, Country Hills Course, and Beddington Golf Course are all in close proximity as well.