Douglasdale/Glen Homes for Sale
Search all Douglasdale/Glen homes for sale in Southeast Calgary. Douglasdale/Glen is one of Calgary’s most sought-after areas as it offers an unusual abundance of green space. Homes in the community are built on green spaces while many are backing onto the golf course and directly overlooking the river valley with mountain views towards the west.
Douglas Glen is known for being in close proximity to Downtown Calgary while still offering residents the striking beauty of mother nature. This upscale locale has become a favourite among young, highly successful professionals, families who want to provide the best environment for their children to grow in, and excellent school systems.
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Douglasdale/Glen Real Estate Information
Along the east side of the Bow River lies the relatively new community of Douglasdale/Glen. With the striking beauty of mother nature as the backdrop to the contemporary and classic single-family homes, this neighbourhood offers views that can’t be beaten.
The close proximity to the ever-growing Downtown Calgary area along with the recreational amenities nearby have made this upscale location one that's in high demand. Families love it for the peace it offers their children, while young professionals appreciate the quiet they enjoy without having to live far from the city centre.
Through the quiet cul-de-sacs and peaceful walking trails, it's easy to see that homes in Douglasdale/Glen were developed with attention to the topographical features that surround it. The homes back into large green spaces and perfectly manicured lawns to match.
The single-family structures have also been designed with fine details that add to the overall allure of the community as a whole. For families and young professionals looking for a community where they can lay roots, this is by far one of the most desirable locations.
Homes in Douglasdale/Glen
Within the rolling, green meadows that are so prevalent in surroundings of Douglasdale/Glen are homes that have been designed for families of all sizes.
Many homes listed for sale in Cranston were built in the 90's, although there are resale properties available that were built at later dates and new construction of homes is still being offered on the south side of the community by various home builders. Many of these properties enjoy excellent amenities such as jacuzzis and pools, in addition to their large backyards.
There is also a small section of condos available to choose from for buyers that are just starting out or are looking for smaller homes to downsize to.
Douglasdale/Glen Schools & Community Information
Please review the information at the websites listed below to confirm the most up to date information regarding the designated schools for Douglasdale/Glen:
- Douglasdale/Glen Separate Schools: Calgary Catholic School District
- Douglasdale/Glen Public Schools & French Immersion: CBE (Calgary Board of Education)
- Douglasdale/Glen School's ranking: Fraser Institute
- Douglasdale/Glen Community Association
Douglasdale/Glen has created demand by making open space and well-designed homes a priority. Just driving through the serene streets will prove how much thought has gone into each home, with details like front-facing garages that are perfectly enveloped in lush green grass landscapes. Neutral colours and details such as stone and brick add just the right touch of character to make this neighbourhood one that’s unforgettable.
Boasting a low crime rate and the feel of a close-knit community, Douglasdale/Glen is a favourite of new and established families. The close proximity to Deerfoot Trail and major highways only makes the location more desirable, especially for those who spend a lot of time in nearby communities or the downtown area.
In just a few minutes residents can drive to where they need to go with minimal traffic, although public transportation is also available through the Calgary Transit system.
Recreation and Amenities of Douglasdale/Glen
Just beyond the steps of the manicured lawns that give Douglasdale/Glen homes incredible curb appeal are large backyards with ample space for play. Residents also enjoy being in close proximity to the Bow River escarpment, which is not to be missed by anyone who appreciates picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains and River Valley area. Sunsets in this area are stunning sights to be seen because of these features, making the neighbourhood a true gem for nature-lovers.
Being an active community, people moving to Douglasdale/Glen can enjoy being very close to the ever-popular Fish Creek Provincial Park as well. Here they are able to picnic, barbecue, swim, and do hundreds of other recreational activities in the massive space that this park offers.
Golf enthusiasts enjoy easy access to Douglas Glen Golf Course as well, which boasts beautiful courses that are available for all skill levels. For even more family fun, there are sports classes offered throughout the community where neighbours can get to know each other while doing something active with their kids.
Those families that reside in Douglasdale/Glen, education is something many home buyers are concerned about. Fortunately, this neighbourhood is in an excellent school system where schools for kids of all ages are located nearby. For easy access to health care, the South Calgary Hospital is also just minutes away.
When it comes to shopping, the South Trail Crossing Plaza is just off of Deerfoot Trail, making it easy to get to within minutes. There are banks, beauty salons, dental offices, clothing stores, restaurants, and many other businesses that make running errands quick and convenient.
A second popular shopping area is the Douglas Square Shopping Centre, which is conveniently located just north of this community. For even more shopping opportunities, additional stores can be found at the nearby McKenzie Towne strip mall, which is just off of McKenzie Lake Boulevard.
Douglasdale/Glen Real Estate Agents & REALTORS®
Are you planning on buying or selling a home in Douglasdale/Glen? By calling us - find out what Joe Samson & Associates can offer you as your local Douglasdale/Glen REALTOR®. We have many years of experience working in the Douglasdale/Glen real estate market. We will make sure to guide you in the right direction with your real estate plans.