Somerset Homes for Sale
Search all Somerset homes for sale in South Calgary. Somerset is well known for its waterpark in the summer as many families visit the community to splash some water around, have picnics in the park or play basketball and tennis at the well-maintained courts.
Homes in Somerset have been built with more space in mind that includes winding pathways among the backyards where one can enjoy a walk for hours at a time.
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Somerset Real Estate Information
The peaceful and quiet community of Somerset is perfectly nestled in the continually expanding section of South Calgary. Although being on the southern edge of the city might lead buyers to believe it's far away from everyday conveniences, with the growth of the communities that surround it, the location is very desirable. It's north of Spruce Meadows Trail, west from Macleod Trail, and east of the popular community of Bridlewood.
Somerset Housing Insights
When driving through the wide streets of Somerset, one thing visitors notice is that the homes that are for sale in Somerset have been built in the late 90’s and shortly after the millennia as the development of this neighbourhood didn't begin until the 1990s. Most real estate in Somerset are traditional single-detached dwellings, but there are townhouses and low-rise condominiums situated throughout.
To accommodate buyers with larger budgets, there are also villa-style properties that have been custom-designed with excellent details and spacious layouts.
For buyers looking for affordable homes, a young community, and a lot of outdoor recreation, Somerset is a fantastic choice. It has seen steady growth over the years and is likely to become even more popular as this section of Calgary expands.
Somerset's real estate can offer you the type of house you wish to own. If you have just gotten married, a single detached home is right for you. Or if you are single, you might want to take a look at the townhouses in Somerset and the apartment style condominiums. There are also villa style houses that you can choose from.
Most of the homes in Somerset are well maintained, and most of them were built in the 1990's. These are also reasonably priced, which means that you can buy a property that is within your budget and will not hurt your pocket.
If you are interested in Somerset houses in Calgary, waste no time. One thing is for sure. You will not regret buying a house in Somerset - a peaceful and safe place where you can be one with nature.
Somerset Highlights and Amenities
Although access routes like Macleod Trail and Marquis de Lorne Trail make it easy to drive to surrounding areas, there is public transportation available as well. This community, in particular, is served by the Somerset-Bridlewood station of the city's LRT system. With this, it’s easy to travel to nearby communities and the core of downtown without any traffic. Many residents use it to commute to work on a daily basis.
When it comes to shopping, the nearby Shawnessey Centre is one of the best places to visit. It features convenience and retail stores in addition to banks, restaurants, cafes, and more. There’s even a cinema on the north end of the shopping centre for easy access to entertainment. Macleod Trail is another great place for shopping where visitors can find big box stores such as Best Buy and Sports Check. Just beyond that is South Calgary Health Centre to take care of any medical needs.
Somerset Recreation & Outdoor Activities
Equestrian lovers can benefit from the gorgeous Spruce Meadows Equestrian Facility, which is just southwest of Somerset. This features horse competition as well as fun holiday events and perfectly landscaped parks. Nature lovers are drawn to Somerset for many reasons, but the Bridlewood Creek Wetland that surrounds the east side of the community is one of the most desirable features. In addition to housing flora and fauna, it's also home to over two dozen different types of birds.
When entering the community, Somerset Waterpark greats you with a beautiful six-acre public square that contains a beautiful country garden, gazebo, archways, picnic areas, tennis courts, basketball courts, and much more. This is a spot where the community often holds events where neighbours can meet as well.
Anyone who wants more of nature can easily visit the nearby South Fish Creek Recreation Centre, which has an ice arena, two wave pools, exercise facilities, and picnicking areas. Southland Leisure Centre is another great spot that's only minutes away, as it has wave pools, water slides, swimming pools, and a variety of different multi-purpose rooms for sports and other activities.
Please review the information at the websites listed below to confirm the most up to date information regarding the designated schools for Somerset:
- Somerset Separate Schools: Calgary Catholic School District
- Somerset Public Schools & French Immersion: CBE (Calgary Board of Education)
- Somerset School's Ranking: Fraser Institute
Somerset Real Estate Agents & REALTORS®
Are you thinking about buying or selling a home in Somerset? Allow us, Joe Samson & Associates to help you to find the perfect home for you. Our team of REALTORS® in Somerset would be honoured become your representative. Let our real estate agents assist you with your search!