MacEwan Glen Homes for Sale
Search all MacEwan Glen homes for sale in North Calgary. MacEwan Glen is located in northwest Calgary directly above Nose Hill Park. With Shaganappi Trail to the west, 14th Street to the east, and Country Hills Blvd to the north, the location is incredibly beautiful for those who live here. Annexation occurred in two stages, with the northern portion being annexed in 1972 and the southern portion being annexed in 1979.
With a total number of 1,675 homes located in MacEwan Glen, you'll not have a hard time locating a suitable home to buy. No matter what your needs are, you'll find the best real estate in this community. Besides the affordable homes for sale, this community has more to offer. Built on a plateau, this community offers plenty of wonderful views of the beautiful landscape below and the skyline.
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MacEwan Glen Real Estate Information
With over 1,700 homes and over 5,000 residents as of 2012, this neighbourhood has grown steadily since it was established in 1982. With so much to offer in terms of both real estate and amenities, it’s no secret why so many love living here.
The majority of properties in MacEwan Glen are single-family properties, although there are many townhouses and low-rise condos available as well. These have been designed over the years, with just as many being recently built as those that date back to the establishment of the community.
With a range of prices depending on the size and year built, this is a community that's ideal for buyers with all budgets. It also offers excellent opportunities for those who wish to renovate an older home to achieve their ideal design and style.
Named after former mayor John Walter Grant MacEwan, this community has earned itself the reputation of being an excellent place to live. While it may be older than many other neighbourhoods, this is often a selling point for those who want to live in an established area.
Prices for single-family properties average in the mid $400,000's, with condos being priced much lower. With 90% of these properties being homeowner occupied, it's easy for neighbours to get to know one another and enjoy being in a close-knit community.
MacEwan Glen Amenities and Highlights
There are a few small businesses located in MacEwan, which is why residents here do the majority of their shopping in neighbouring communities. Fortunately, these aren't far, as Beddington Shopping Centre, Creekside Shopping Centre, Beacon Hill Mall, and Northland Village are all in close proximity.
The malls nearby have fast food restaurants, fine dining restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, gas stations, and much more. Residents are also a short trip away from the massive Deerfoot City mall, which is situated a few minutes south of the Calgary International Airport.
As for education, the neighbourhood is served by both Simons Valley Elementary and Monsignor N. Elementary. SAIT and University of Calgary are in close proximity for those who need higher education options. health care offices are situated in the communities around MacEwan Glen, although Alberta Children's Hospital and Foothills Medical Centre are 12 km to the south. Peter Lougheed Centre is less than 15km to the southeast.
MacEwan Glen Recreation
MacEwan Glen has abundant green areas for residents to enjoy for recreation, activities, and sports. MacEwan Glen Park, in particular, is a popular spot with a beautiful playground and picnicking areas. However, the true gem of the community is Nose Hill Park that borders the south side of the community.
As one of the biggest parks in the city, this offers wildlife, activity pathways, and ample open space for visitors to enjoy. The south side of the park also has a Winter Club for indoor recreation when it’s cold or snowing outside.
The well-landscaped pathways throughout MacEwan Glen offer flexibility for active residents and complement the baseball diamond and tennis courts in the area perfectly.
With many homes backing up into open meadows as well, residents have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in the community. Golf enthusiasts are also close to several courses, including Country Hills Golf Course that's minutes to the northeast.