Walden Homes for Sale
Search all Walden homes for sale in South Calgary. Just around the corner from the community of Chaparral lies the beautifully-designed residential neighbourhood of Walden. Meeting the southern edge of the city, this 620-acre community was uniquely named after a book written by author Henry David Thoreau.
The community of Walden is one of Calgary’s recently developed areas which mostly includes a contemporary architecture throughout the entire area.
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Walden Real Estate Information
The community is bordered by the Macleod Trail South and lies on the south of Marquis de Lorne Trail SE. The LRT serves as a quick means of transportation for residents. The district is bordered by the Bow River on the east side which offers great recreation with its natural views and waterways.
Located immediately to the south of the community is Legacy which has many attractions as well. The neighbourhood of Chaparral is easily accessible to residents of Walden, and it offers fishing and swimming opportunities to residents. Only ten minutes away is the new Calgary hospital.
Fish Creek Park is among the many attractions in the community. Residents can shop at the Shawnessy Town Centre which is very accessible to residents as well. The community also has a facility for seniors, a centre that adds value to the life of ageing residents.
Walden Housing Information
This is a higher density community developed by Genstar and approved officially in 2007. The construction of new homes in Walden includes single-family dwelling, townhouses and a moderate number of condominiums. As a community in active development, it has a lot of opportunities for real estate developers, investors, and home buyers. Homes were constructed with an environmentally friendly approach that features tree-lined streets and plenty of open green spaces. The architecture in this community fuses the traditional and the modern, offering home buyers an eclectic mix of everything desirable in real estate. Buyers visiting the area often compare and view houses for sale in Silverado as the age and style of homes in both communities are similar.
Local residents are only minutes away from the business district of Sundance which is a convenient distance for businessmen and businesswomen, students, workers, and those who just want to visit the attractions and establishments in Calgary.
Walden Recreation & Amenities
This amazing section of South Calgary has many attractions, amenities, and recreational facilities. The Gates of Walden is one of the prominent spots for visitors to hang out. Furthermore, the area hosts banks, restaurants, a preschool, and conveniences for leisure and shopping.
At 194 Avenue, down in the river valley, you'll find the Blue Devil Golf Club which offers a lot of entertainment to golfers and golf fans, as well are those willing to stretch their legs strolling along the footpaths.
Several tails connect the houses to recreational areas. Picnic shelters can be found everywhere in this community, making it enjoyable for families to enjoy outdoor life. The community is modern but feels a lot of the countryside, which is just perfect for those who like to live close to nature, without losing the amenities of an urban setting.
The community is gorgeous when it comes to features that make life interesting. It'll be hard for residents to lack something doing with the various sports centres, parks, tennis courts, basketball courts and green fields.
Designated Schools in Walden
Since this is a new community, children are being bused to other communities where schools are already established. Elementary schools serving the community are Woodbine, St. Sebastian, Sundance (offering French Immersion), and Mother Teresa (offering French Immersion). Woodman, Father James Whelihan, Fairview, and Ecole St. Matthew are junior high schools serving this community.
French Immersion Program is offered by Fairview and Ecole St. Matthew. The two high schools that serve the community are Bishop O'Byrne and Sr. E.P. Scarlet (offering French Immersion). There are numerous educational activities organized for children throughout the year as well.
Designated schools for Walden, please review the following websites below for the most up to date information:
- Public Schools & French Immersion: CBE (Calgary Board of Education)
- Separate Schools: Calgary Catholic School District
- School's Ranking: Fraser Institute
Walden Real Estate Agents & REALTORS®
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