Parkland Homes for Sale
Search all Parkland homes for sale in South Calgary. Parkland offers a touch of nature as it is located on the northern edge of Fish Creek Park. Real estate in this community primarily consists of single-family homes surrounded by mature trees on its streets. The area only has two main entrances and it provides peace and quietness apart from the bustling city.
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Parkland Real Estate Information
A community named after the parks that surround it, Parkland is the perfect place for Calgarians who desire to live in the beauty of nature.
Located adjacent to Fish Creek Provincial Park with Canyon Meadows Drive to the North and Bow Bottom Trail to the east, it’s easy to see beautiful views from every property in the neighbourhood. This includes sweeping views of the river, whether it’s sparkling during the summer or dusted with snow in the winter. In the immediate vicinity, properties are situated next to well-kept green spaces, clean streets, and mature trees.
The history of Parkland dates back to 1961 when it was annexed to the city of Calgary. However, the community was not actually established and built until 1974, which is when the popularity rose. Since then, buyers have continued to flock to this neighbourhood, which is why homes tend to sell quickly once they are put on the market.
The majority of these are single-family dwellings that are placed on large plots for maximum privacy. There are also apartments and condos situated throughout the area to accommodate all types of buyers.
Parkland Housing Information
The pricing of real estate in Parkland tends to be higher than other neighbourhoods due to the luxury of the community itself but this does not push buyers away. In fact, it’s common to see buyers move to the neighbourhood and renovate existing properties simply because they want to live in Parkland.
For those who want a ready-to-move-in home, there are many homes for sale in Parkland that have already been renovated for the buyers to achieve more modern and attractive aesthetics.
Highlights of Parkland
The members of the community of Parkland connect through sporting activities and events that are hosted by the Community Association. There are also yard sales, holiday parties, and fun festivals that residents can take part in at their leisure.
When it comes to activities such as shopping, the communities that service Parkland are wonderful resources. In minutes residents can drive to Midnapore, Deer Ridge, and Shawnessy. They can also visit Macleod Trail SE vis Canyon Meadows Dr. SE, which is home to big box stores, banks, and many other businesses.
Parkland Recreation Activities
Fish Creek Park just steps away from Parkland, and because it has trails, barbecue areas, a lake, and even snowshoe pits, it's a great place to visit any time of the year.
For those who want to stay closer to home, there are at least ten park areas within and surrounding the community itself. Most of these are wooded with pathways winding through them, although some feature ball fields, playgrounds, and picnicking areas.
The community centre in the middle of the neighbourhood is a great place to take in the surrounding beauty, as it has campfire stands, an outdoor ice skating rink, and playground equipment.
Golf enthusiasts will be delighted to find that this community provides great access to Maple Ridge Golf Course and McKenzie Meadows Golf Club. Both of these are public courses, although anyone who wants to play private can enjoy Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club, which is also close by.