Shawnessy Homes for Sale
Search all Shawnessy homes for sale in South Calgary. A big red barn and classically paved pathways greet visitors as they come up to the rustic neighbourhood of Shawnessy. Situated to the west of the Macleod Trail and bordered by Somerset to the south and Millrise to the north, this community is one that's been growing since it was established in 1981.
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Shawnessy Real Estate Information
When strolling through the community, it's easy to see that properties are well-maintained by homeowners, especially the houses that are for sale in Shawnessy. They take great pride in their homes, keeping them beautiful on the exterior with landscaping that greets visitors. The style of most is reminiscent of luxury cottages, with natural elements used to leave homes looking timeless and welcoming.
While the majority of homes are single-family design, there are also several townhouses available for the growing community. These are surrounded by mature trees and beautiful landscaping as well, adding to the overall charm of this neighbourhood.
The country sense that the community has so well accomplished is something that draws in homeowners and has contributed to this community being so well-loved among those who live in south Calgary.
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Unlike other communities nearby, homes in Shawnessy are uniquely designed. Adorned with carved stone and paved pathways, the features on and near the properties make this classic community welcoming and comfortable.
This community is one where parents feel comfortable raising their kids, especially with the activities that bring so many residents closer together. There are even pathways throughout the community to connect homes to one another for easy access to neighbours. With each home spaciously designed with large lots that offer maximum yard space, owners enjoy the luxury of being able to enjoy the outdoors with privacy.
One of the most prominent advantages of this area is that you feel a strong sense of community from the first moment you enter the neighbourhood. The neighbours know each other, the community centre always has fun events, and children are always seen playing outside.
There are even two elementary schools available to the community, one being public and the other being private. Older children also have access to nearby junior and high schools and parents who need daycare will find it conveniently located near the other schools.
Local residents tend to drive to reach nearby shopping areas. However, the C-Train LRT system is an excellent alternative. Most homes are just minutes away from this station, and it can be used to travel downtown or to nearby communities and shops. Many residents use their bicycles to get around as well, especially with so many stores being minutes away.
Amenities & Recreation
The big red barn that is so proudly built in the community is more than just an old barn. It has been converted into a community centre that the neighbourhood uses for barbecues, meetings, dances, and much more. Community members can even rent this space out for special events such as weddings, social events and classes like Zoomba or other activities. With three complete stories, it's a truly stunning piece of history that is one of the most loved parts of Shawnessy.
Beyond that rustic barn is a beautiful wooded area that's equipped with the impressive Shannon Park for children to enjoy all throughout the year. Near this 17-acre park is a sprawling tennis court as well as biking and walking paths for outdoor exercise all through the year.
When the weather is cold, residents can even enjoy cross-country skiing on those very same trails and ice skating right on the grounds. To encourage even more outdoor activities, there are several parks nearby, many of which are used for baseball, football, and soccer games throughout the year.
Local shopping is not a challenge for residents. In fact, there is an abundant number of retail stores, banks, and restaurants available to choose from. Retailers such as Wal-Mart, Canadian Tire, Home Depot, Michael's, and The Superstore are all situated in these areas along with a diverse array of restaurants. Convenience stores and gas stations are also easy to come across, making it easy to run errands for those who live in this community.
When it comes to health care, closeby you can find dental, optometry, medical, and veterinary offices located nearby. For those who want to stay in shape, there's also a gym in the nearby Midnapore community centre. To accommodate the senior community within this neighbourhood, the Shawnessy Lodge was created specifically for seniors.
Please review the information at the websites listed below to confirm the most up to date information regarding the designated schools for Shawnessy:
- Separate Schools: Calgary Catholic School District
- Public Schools & French Immersion: CBE (Calgary Board of Education)
- School's Ranking: Fraser Institute
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