Deer Run Homes for Sale
Search all Deer Run homes for sale below in South Calgary! The neighbourhood of Deer Run is one of Calgary’s hidden gems close to nature with an abundance of a prime real estate being located adjacent to the popular Fish Creek Park and within a few minutes of one of Calgary’s public recreational areas: Sikome Lake. Deer Run is all about the quality of lifestyle and many outdoorsmen choose the area due to the abundance of recreational opportunities nearby.
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Deer Run Real Estate Information
The community of Deer Run has been impressing South Calgary home buyers since it was developed in 1978. Its location, in particular, makes it stand out from all other communities, with Bow River and Fish Creek Park to the east and south, and North Deersaxon Circle to the north. It’s easy to travel to the rest of the city using the close-by Bow Bottom Trail or Deerfoot Trail, giving homeowners a rural place to live without being far away from places they need to go for work or play.
Deer Run Housing Insights
The real estate in Deer Run is considered traditional, with the majority of homes, townhouses, and condos being built during development in the 1970s. One unique feature the majority have in common is sky-high ceilings, many of which open into loft offices and extra storage rooms. These open layouts have provided ample opportunities for buyers today to renovate and upgrade based on their individual taste and style.
Some buyers have even take the opportunity to expand their properties due to the large lots that most homes are situated on throughout the community. Buyers wishing to settle in this community need to be on their toes while searching for homes for sale in Deer Run as listings tend to go fast in this highly sought after neighbourhood.
Beyond the beautiful homes that are nestled along looping streets and cul-de-sacs, are gorgeous views of the Bow River. Being located just at the bend of this bountiful river gives more homeowners a chance to see it in full, along with the tall trees and green grass that surround it. In the back, homes open up to wide open spaces where there’s enough room for play equipment, a garden, or complete landscape. The streets are quiet thanks to the lack of through roads to other areas, and kids can play safely outside their homes due to minimal traffic.
Deer Run Community Amenities
The Deer Run Community Association is one of the highlights of this community, as it helps foster strong neighbour connections and a friendly atmosphere.
Throughout the year this association hosts fun events and programs at the local community centre, which can be found within walking distance from most homes in Deer Run. This centre also offers a preschool, racquetball court, gym, sports centres, meeting rooms, and much more to community members.
When it comes to shopping, residents have many choices of retail facilities they can visit. In fact, nestled right around the corner of the community is the convenient Deer Valley Marketplace. This is home to convenience stores, gas stations, pharmacies, grocery stores, and even boutiques for clothing. Visitors will also find a variety of restaurants and cafes at the Marketplace to make dinnertime on busy days simple and easy.
Deer run is the ideal community for residents who want a family-friendly place to live. In addition to nearby shopping plazas, there are also schools available for children of all ages.
Situated next to daycare centres as well, families truly have everything they need either in the community or just a few minutes away. Even transportation to nearby communities and downtown Calgary doesn’t take long with the major roads that are so closely located.
Deer Run Recreation & Things to Do
Recreation in Deer Run is abundant, especially with Fish Creek Provincial Park and Lake Sikome being so close by. Both make excellent places for individuals and families to visit, whether to have a picnic, swim, hike or take part in the many other recreational activities that they offer. It’s even common to see groups of bird watchers at these local spots because they offer such excellent views of wildlife that are difficult to find anywhere else in the area.
Pathways intertwined throughout Deer run offer residents an easy way to access the Bow River Pathway system. This offers bike and pedestrian access throughout the city, linking to nearby communities for a street-free way of exercising. The views from the pathway are incredible no matter what time of year they are using it. Beyond this, there are many green meadows and hills where residents can picnic or even have a snowball fight in the winter.
The community itself is full of fun recreational amenities for residents, including a baseball diamond for games during the spring and summer and a lush green soccer field. There’s also a paved hockey rink that’s used for games and skating when the weather turns cold.
The community centre within Deer Run is also home to a complete gym and indoor exercise spaces for times when the weather outside isn’t optimal. All of these recreational options make it easy for residents to get outdoors and maintain a healthy lifestyle any time of year.