Royal Oak Homes for Sale
Search all Royal Oak homes for sale below in Northwest Calgary. Royal Oak is a northwest Calgary community that was first annexed to the city in 1989 before being established in 1998. Once homes here were under construction in the mid-1990's, it became apparent that this community was not to be missed.
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Royal Oak Real Estate Information
The village-like setting with picturesque views of the Rockies attracted buyers from all over, especially those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. However, because this neighbourhood is bounded to the north by Country Hills Boulevard, the west by Rocky Ridge Road, the south by Crowchild Trail, and the east by Stoney Trail, it’s easy to travel to downtown or any other areas in Calgary.
Real estate in Royal Oak has been built by reputable builders such as Avi, Cedarglen, and Jayman, ensuring beautiful architecture and detail on each and every property. The types available range in sizes and include cottages, single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments. In total there were roughly 4,011 homes here total as of 2014, with a population of 11,650 living in them.
The price of these varies to accommodate all budgets, with condos starting around $200,000 and single-family homes starting at roughly $350,000.
Royal Oak has earned itself a reputation for being clean, safe, and quiet. Residents here are friendly, well-connected and regularly enjoy activities that are hosted by the association. It’s the ideal place to live for any home buyer who’s looking for a solid investment in a thriving neighbourhood.
Royal Oak Amenities and Highlights
The amenities Royal Oak offers begins with its 3,000 square foot clubhouse that residents can use all throughout the year. This has been designed with two tennis courts, a pond with paddle boats, a volleyball court, and a jungle gym facility.
Another excellent feature of this community is the Royal Oak Shopping Centre, which is home to a number of shops, restaurants, department stores, and small businesses. Also situated throughout the neighbourhood is a hair salon, café, gas station, and grocery store for added convenience.
There's no shortage of amenities outside of Royal Oak as well, especially along Stoney Trail NW, which connects to many shopping malls and auto centres. When it comes to education, Royal Oak Elementary was recently opened in September 2010. The University of Calgary Spy Hill Campus is also minutes to the north along 85 St NW.
There are a number of churches in the area, including Royal Oak Victory Church and Calgary Alberta Temple, both of which are located between Rocky Ridge Rd NW and Royal Elm Dr. Also in this same area is the Rockford Medical Clinic for health care needs.
For those looking for even more to do, Butterfield Acres Petting Farm is located to the north of the community of Rocky Ridge Rd NW. A cinema is also in close proximity to the Crowfoot Crossing Shopping Centre that's 6.3 km to the southeast. Downtown is roughly 21km to the southeast via Crowchild Trail SW, although public transit is a viable option for residents here who do not wish to drive.
Royal Oak Recreation
There are a number of parks situated throughout Royal Oak, making it possible for homeowners to enjoy the beauty of nature just steps away from their homes. This includes Royal Oak Pointe Park on the west side of the community, the toboggan hill in the centre of the community, and sprawling meadows towards the east side of the neighbourhood.
Those who love the beauty of water, Natural Birch Lake is located towards the centre of Royal Oak, which is only minutes away from the beautiful Sarina Pond and Arad Park.
Outside of the community residents will find Rocky Ridge Park to the immediate west, Arbour Lake to the east, and the Bow River Valley to the south. There's also a YMCA less than 10 minutes to the east next to the beautiful Crowfoot Park.
For anyone looking to make a day trip for recreation, Nose Hill Park is another treasure to the east that is packed full of pathways, picnicking areas, hiking trails, and park space. Golf is another recreation amenity nearby, with Bearspaw Country Club minutes to the west and Lynx Ridge Golf Club to the south.