Scenic Acres Homes for Sale
Search all Scenic Acres homes for sale in Northwest Calgary. Bounded by Nose Hill Drive to the east, Stoney Trail to the west, Nose Hill Drive to the south, and Crowchild Trail to the north lies the community of Scenic Acres. Established in 1981 after being annexed in 1961, the neighbourhood was named after the beautiful panorama of mountains that surround it.
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Scenic Acres Real Estate Information
Over times Scenic Acres has gone through stages of changes, with residents steadily moving into the area year after year. This led to a total population of 8,595 people in 2014 who were living in a total of 2,898 dwellings.
When it comes to real estate in Scenic Acres, there is a beautiful mix of single-family dwellings, condos, and townhouses situated throughout the area. The prices vary based on the type of unit, with most condos starting at $300,000 and single-family homes starting at $400,000.
As for architecture and designs, they are widely diverse, as homeowners have many options to choose from. This has led to a beautiful mix of classic and contemporary throughout the community, with most homeowners taking great care of their landscapes for added beauty in each lot.
The median household income in Scenic Acres was over $100,000 in 2000, with 4.3% of residents being low income. And with 17.5% of residents being immigrants, it's easy to see that there's rich cultural diversity in this beautiful community as well.
With the growth that’s steady and a community association that enriches the lives of those who live here, Scenic Acres is sure to remain an excellent place to own a home well into the future.
Scenic Acres Amenities and Highlights
Nearby access roads such as Crowchild Trail NW and Stoney Trail NW offer easy access to the rest of the city. They can connect residents to shopping centres such as Crowfoot Crossing to the north, Sobeys Grocery Store to the west, and Downtown Calgary 17.1km to the southeast.
Even more, shopping can be found along Crowchild Trail NW, specifically near 53 St NW. While driving is an easy way of getting around, public transit stops can be found on Scenic Acres as well.
Within the community, itself are several additional businesses, including jewellery stores, a drug mart, a pizza shop, and many more local restaurants. When it comes to education, this community is served by Monsignor E.L. Doyle Elementary and Scenic Acres public school.
There are also many churches in close proximity, such as Hillside Community Church to the east of Nose Hill Dr. NW. When it comes to meetings, the city hall is also situated within the community and can hold up to 125 people.
Scenic Acres Recreation
Scenic Acres is surrounded by some of the most beautiful recreation areas in all of Calgary. This begins with Bow River and Baker Park, both of which are immediately south of the community and just minutes away. To the east of this is Bowmont Park which directly connects to Silvercreek Park and is bordered on the south by the Bow River.
West of this area the river continues and borders the beautiful Valley Ridge Golf Club. Just north of this is the Calgary West Soccer Centre with indoor soccer facilities, offering residents an easy choice for soccer when the weather outside isn't optimal.
Within Scenic Acres itself are several parks, including the Scenic Acres Park and Scurfield Park. These are connected to the rest of the community with pathways and have walking trails, picnicking areas, soccer goals, baseball diamonds, and many other sporting amenities.
On the west side of the community is a large meadow area that's surrounded by trees and connects to more open space on the west side of Stoney Trail NW.
When it comes to connecting with neighbours while staying active, the community centre is a great resource. It features sports games, dancing, and many more activities all throughout the year.
When combined with such beautiful surrounding landscapes, it's easy to see why Scenic Acres received its name and why Calgarians love living here.