Thorncliffe Homes for Sale
Search all Thorncliffe homes for sale in North Calgary. The North Calgary community of Thorncliffe is situated with 64 Ave NW to the north, Nose Hill Park to the west, McKnight Blvd. NW to the south, and Deerfoot Trail to the east. Established in 1954, this community was originally known as Thorncliffe/Greenview. However, this changed in 1991 when the neighbourhoods were separated into Upper North Haven, Thorncliffe, and Greenview.
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Thorncliffe Real Estate Information
Thorncliffe is an independent community, individuals who live here enjoy being close to both recreation and incredible amenities that make it a convenient and enjoyable place to live.
Most of the real estate in Thorncliffe is single-family homes that vary from recently built to original to the community. Many homeowners have renovated their properties, although there are some of the 60's that are affordably priced and perfect for those who want to do a renovation project.
Thorncliffe also has a small number of condos and apartments in the area, offering buyers more flexibility with finding something to fit their budget. Altogether there were nearly 3,378 dwellings as of 2014 with a population of over 8,838.
Offering peace and beauty along with a convenient location, Thorncliffe is a unique community. In fact, over the years it has grown into one of the best places to live in Calgary, especially with its close proximity to the stunning Nose Hill Park. For home buyers who are looking for quiet, clean streets, and an opportunity to live in a mature community, Thorncliffe is well worth looking at.
Thorncliffe Amenities and Highlights
There are several amenities in Thorncliffe, including a grocery store, pharmacy, and fast food restaurants. Adding to the convenience are a number of shopping centres in close proximity, including Deerfoot City to the immediate east.
The area is home to hundreds of stores and restaurants and is right next to several big-box stores as well. Harvest Hills Crossing is also in close proximity as is Superstore for even more shopping options. The airport is also adjacent to the community offering incredible convenience for those who travel often.
Healthcare offices are not far from Thorncliffe homes, including the Peter Lougheed Hospital that's less than 9km to the southeast. As for education, the community is served by Thorncliffe Elementary (public school), Colonel Sanders Elementary, and Corpus Christi Elementary (Catholic school).
The neighbourhood is also home to a public library and is a short 8km distance from the University of Calgary, Alberta Children's Hospital, McMahon Stadium, and Foothills Medical Centre. SAIT is another higher education option that's east of the University of Calgary and only 6.5km from Thorncliffe.
As one of the communities that helped to protect Nose Hill Park and make it an environmental reserve, it's easy to see why residents here have a special relationship with this park. Fortunately, it's only a few minutes away and can be accessed via the pathway system.
Once visitors enter this park they can enjoy all the open space that it offers for recreation, sports, and activities. Within the community itself, there are also several parks, including Laycock Park on the eastern border. This has pathways for exercise, large mature trees, and plenty of open space for activities. There are also playgrounds within the area for children of all ages to enjoy.
The Thorncliffe-Greenview Community Association the serves this neighbourhood adds enrichment to everyday life for residents here. They host activities all throughout the year for children, teens, adults, and seniors.
In addition to this, the community centre has recreational space for group activities, a hockey rink, a tobogganing hill, a baseball diamond, a playground, and a 4-lane bowling alley. In addition to this, the Thornhill Aquatic & Recreation Centre is immediately north of the neighbourhood along Centre St. N.
There are many options for golf in close proximity, including Confederation Park Golf Course to the southwest, McCall Lake Golf Course to the southeast, Beddington Golf Park to the north, and Country Hills Golf Course to the northwest. Another excellent recreation spot is the Highwood Outdoor Pool, which is minutes away from the community on Holmwood Ave NW.