Legacy Homes for Sale
Search all Legacy homes for sale below in South Calgary. Legacy is one of Calgary’s newest communities established at the southern edge of the city. The neighbourhood features two man-made ponds surrounded by semi-estate homes. The area caters solutions to just about any category of home buyers.
There is a good selection of low-rise condominiums, townhouses, single-family homes and even an estates area overlooking the ridge on the southwest edge of the community.
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Legacy Real Estate Information
Legacy is a unique community because there are many different styles of homes that appeal to all types of buyers. From retired couples looking to downsize to one-bedroom condos, to established families looking for upscale estate properties, there's something for everyone.
To suit each owner’s tastes while still keeping in line with the aesthetic beauty of the community; several home builders are currently designing the properties with high attention to detail. Real estate in Legacy is often composed of new homes and spec homes ready for quick possession.
Legacy Housing Market
A beautiful gem in South Calgary, Legacy is a quick-growing community with beautiful homes and incredible natural appeal. It's located on the edge of the city, making it the perfect location for those who enjoy being near all that the city has to offer.
Being so close to the outdoors, Legacy offers gorgeous views along with access to fun recreational activities year-round. Residents love that this allows them to enjoy getting the most out of their location, with the city to one end and beautiful open space to another.
With each picturesque property opening up into a large backyard with sprawling green grass, Legacy is a genuinely enjoyable place to live. Every resident enjoys the best of nature while still maintaining proximity to the many shops and malls located nearby.
Making this community remarkable is the high level of detail that is included in every street.The stone detailing and beautiful archways combined with floral gardens have made it reminiscent of Greek-style homes in a magazine.
While driving down one of the wide streets, visitors will see beautiful pathways, a clock tower, fields of green grass, and homes that have tasteful character while still maintaining a cohesive look throughout the community. With so much to offer, it’s a favourite neighbourhood in Southeast Calgary.
Recreation & Things to Do in Legacy
One of the biggest recreational attractions for residents of Legacy is Fish Creek Provincial Park. It's just a short drive away from the community and offers incredible outdoor space for all types of activities. Visitors can bike on trails, enjoy an afternoon picnic, go swimming during the summer, and take in the beautiful weather as it changes seasons. Being nearly 14 square kilometres in size, it's big enough for everyone to enjoy and is a great spot for hosting birthday parties as well as family events.
Right in the heart of the community is one of the most prized recreational spots: the 300-acre environment reserve. shopping mentioned above the perfect place for afternoon picnics but also provides a gorgeous backdrop to homes throughout the community. Residents also enjoy nearby Pine Creek, which runs right next to many homes and is connected to the Bow River Valley.
Legacy Neighbourhood Amenities and Highlights
This conveniently situated neighbourhood is very close to Highway 22X as well as Macleod Trail, making it easy to get to the city or reach fun spots like Okotoks, High River, and Bragg Creek. Those destinations outside of the city rarely have congested traffic so they take a very reasonable time to reach, even on busy weekends. Many of these places have convenient shopping centres as well as malls with abundant retail stores to choose from.
The Shawnessy Shopping Centre is one spot in particular that residents of Legacy frequent, as it's only a few minutes' drive away. For healthcare, the South Health Campus is just around the corner and can be reached in less than 10 minutes.
The planned community of Seton, which is located within a 10-minute drive across the Bow River and currently under development, will offer a wide variety of amenities for all surrounding communities. This makes the future of the area incredibly exciting, especially with all the different retail shops claiming their space in the shopping centres.
The families who live in Legacy enjoy the fact that nearby schools are easy to come across. Although a few are currently under development, when they are finalized they will provide education to children from kindergarten all the way through high school. Many parks are nearby for fun, but most families enjoy relaxing in the setting of the community, as the green grass is so abundant that it can be compared to living inside of a park!
Residents who want a break from driving can enjoy taking the C-Train to the above-mentioned shopping centres as well as downtown. This also connects communities to other neighbourhoods, making it easy for locals to visit one another.
Legacy Housing Update - South Calgary
The development manager for WestCreek Developments, Jared Goldade, said they're opening up the Series semi-estate show homes and the Keystone Series for the first time. This marks the official opening of Legacy Phase 1, opening the Legacy real estate market with 7,000 units of single family homes and multi-family residences, including a number of townhouses in Legacy.
Phase 1 features lots of 302 houses, varying in size and style, comprising of semi-detached and semi-estate. Houses in the Keystone Series are offered by Stepper Custom Homes, Lifestyle Homes, and Sterling homes and they are on wide lots of 34- 36 feet wide. These houses have garages at the front for two cars.
Most homes in Legacy are very affordable, and families looking for a little more space will not be disappointed. There are prime lots on Phase 1 that have mountain views and offers access to great amenities, including schools, ponds, and much open green spaces. Some lots offer excellent accessibility to an escarpment area as well.
The showrooms that opened in April for the Capstone Series welcomed around 1,000 people, who came out to see the new community. Individuals who want to move up with their housing style will discover that these homes are for them; each of them is a semi-estate home sitting on a 40 to 42-foot wide lot backing onto a green open space.
Those looking for estate living will find the semi-estate lots very affordable. They offer sufficient space for garages as well. More than 1,000 people came out to see the lots when Legacy Phase 1 opened last April, with many of the visitors showing interest. Some lots were sold and others put on hold, which was very interesting. Goldale says it was a great and exciting day for them. Visitors were genuinely interested, and many positive comments came in.
Lifestyle Homes now take the positions that were formally held by Greenboro Homes in the Keystone Series. The general manager of Lifestyle Homes, Ryan Armstrong even commented that Legacy makes a lot of sense as a name. He further said that those interested in Legacy real estate will have no need to move out of the community; they can have a multi-generational kind of living, starting with the condos in Legacy, then moving up to a starter home, and securing their way up to the most affluent property.
Homes here offer great views of the mountains, says Armstrong. Some of the best selling homes in Legacy will include the Albi Homes, with its estate homes offered in a smaller style, the Napoli homes with curved, central staircase. The Trico Homes, the Apex homes, and the Everett are amongst the beautiful homes that Legacy will offer.
The price range of these homes will start from the low $300,000s, especially with the semi-detached. The Keystone Series laned homes start at the $400,000s, and Capstone Homes start at $500,000s. This community is close to the Macleod Trail, and it enjoys a lot of amenities including Marquis de Lorne Trail and South Health Campus Hospital. At the Macleod Trail, entrance residents will find a shopping hub. Plans include a 120 hectares of parks and green space with pathways and walking trails measuring 15 kilometres.
Designated schools for Legacy, please review the following websites below for the most up to date information:
- Legacy Public Schools & French Immersion: CBE (Calgary Board of Education)
- Legacy Separate Schools: Calgary Catholic School District
- Legacy School's Ranking: Fraser Institute
Legacy Real Estate Agents & REALTORS®
Are you planning on buying or selling a home in Legacy? By calling us - find out what Joe Samson & Associates can offer you as your local Legacy REALTOR®. We have many years of experience working in the Legacy real estate market. We will make sure to guide you in the right direction with your real estate plans.