Rocky Ridge Homes for Sale
Search all Rocky Ridge homes for sale in Northwest Calgary. Rocky Ridge is located in Calgary's extreme northwest and was annexed in 1989 before being established in 1998. Soon after this homes were under construction by some of the top developers, most of them being single-family properties that were completed in the early 1990s.
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Rocky Ridge Real Estate Information
As residents flooded into the area the demand for homes increased, eventually rising to nearly 2,989 homes in 2014. The population around this time was over 8,182 residents.
With the growth that’s continued to stay strong for so many years, it’s easy to see why this community has remained a popular spot for investing in real estate with great property values.
As of today real estate in Rocky Ridge has grown to be incredibly versatile in Rocky Ridge, with townhouses, single-family homes, and condos situated throughout.
Most properties are very affordable, with single-family homes being priced around $350,000 and condos listed at even less. What's even better is that most properties have large lot sizes that are equipped with beautiful lawns, thoughtful landscaping, and beautiful outdoor additions that add to the curb appeal throughout the neighbourhood.
Named after its incredible location that sits up on a ridge, residents here have beautiful views of the mountains and the Bow River Valley.
The boundaries make the location even more convenient, with Country Hills Blvd NW to the north, Rocky Ridge Rd NW to the east, 12 Mile Coulee Rd NW to the west, and Bow Valley Trail to the South. These routes extend to other neighbourhoods as well as other areas all throughout the city.
Rocky Ridge Amenities and Highlights
Within Rocky Ridge, there are countless amenities throughout, including a grocery store, gas station, sandwich shop, clothing store, and financial services.
For those who are looking for more shopping opportunities, Crowfoot Crossing is in close proximity, being just a 10-minute drive to the east. Market Mall, which has a number of stores and local restaurants, is also nearby being less than 15km to the east.
For all other shopping, Crowchild Trail NW that borders the south side of the community can connect residents to all other areas of the city, including downtown.
Another excellent resource is the Royal Oak Shopping Centre that's minutes to the northeast of Rocky Ridge. This is situated next to the University of Calgary Spy Hill Campus for higher education students. Residents who need elementary and high school education can find it in neighbouring communities including Royal Oak.
For healthcare, residents don't have to travel far, as the Rockford Medical Clinic is situated on the east side of the community on Rocky Ridge Rd NW. There's also a vet for animal care on the west side of the neighbourhood.
The North West Family Church is located on the southern tip of Rocky Ridge and there are several alternative churches next door in Royal Oak. For those who are looking to do something different, they can follow Rocky Ridge Rd NW just a few minutes north to find the Butterfield Acres Petting Farm. In addition to this, there is a very active community association in Rocky Ridge that regularly hosts fun events and activities for residents of all ages.
Rocky Ridge Recreation
Set against a backdrop of green meadows and pathways, Rocky Ridge is packed full of recreation options for residents. This includes several small parks sprinkled throughout the community, some of which are equipped with playgrounds, ball fields, basketball courts, and playgrounds.
The wetlands in the community are also spots for recreation where residents can enjoy the natural beauty that not many other neighbourhoods in the city offer. Residents here also have access to the Ranch Centre, which overlooks a lake and has playgrounds, recreation facilities, a tennis court, and ample outdoor space.
Golf is also in close proximity for those who live here, with the Bearspaw Country Club touching the northwestern tip of the community. Another close by recreation amenities is the Bow River Valley, which is minutes south of the neighbourhood just north of Valley Ridge. Valley Ridge is also home to a large golf course that’s a great alternative to Bearspaw.