Riverbend Homes for Sale
Search all Riverbend homes for sale below!Developed on the floodplain and the escarpment of Bow River, Riverbend is amongst the top communities that continuously attract new residents in Southeast Calgary. It is aptly located near the "river bend" from which its name originates. The community of Riverbend was established in 1982, and today it shares boundaries with Glenmore Trail on the north, 24 Street on the east and the Bow River on the west.
The community offers many homeowners in the neighbourhood unobstructed views of the river and stunning glimpses of the wildlife that calls it home.
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Riverbend Real Estate Information
Riverbed has three distinct landscapes, including floodplain, upland plain, and escarpment, even those who don’t live by the river will still have a beautiful outdoor space to look at. In fact, the Rocky Mountains are located within the backdrop of the entire community, making it easy to see nature at its finest from every home.
Riverbend Real Estate Types
Anyone who wants to live near Calgary’s bustling core without feeling like they’re in the middle of a big city will love owning real estate in Riverbend. The single-family properties make up the majority of the real estate that is for sale in Riverbed.
Homes in Riverbend are spaciously placed on private lots that maximize peace, quiet, and privacy. Riverfront homes in Riverbend have been designed to offer the best view of nature that surrounds them, making it a desirable location to own real estate in Riverbend.
For those looking for something custom made for them, a brand new home designed by award winning developers can be accommodated. The community of Riverbend offers many opportunities for anyone looking for a home in the area to fit in with any budget.
There’s ample space available for homes of all sizes, including lots near the river that offer picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains. These areas are perfectly positioned next to homes that have been well-kept with manicured lawns and stunning landscapes that capture the eye.
Riverbend Amenities and Highlights
With major roadways such as Glenmore Trail, Deerfoot Trail, and Barlow Trail so close by, it’s easy to travel by car to the downtown area as well as neighbouring communities. However, public transportation via the future C-Train is going to be available as a convenient alternative for those who do not drive. Many young professionals use this to reach the business district in Calgary while others enjoy it for quick access to neighbouring communities such as Quarry Park.
One of the most alluring attractions of Riverbend is the fact that it’s so close to many different restaurants and local boutiques. In fact, there’s a shopping centre located within the community for added convenience. This has restaurants, a grocery store, and other shops that residents can visit by just walking out their front doors.
There are also public and private schools in proximity to accommodate the many growing families that reside in the neighbourhood.
The Community Association of Riverbend plays a significant role in keeping residents connected to each other and what’s going on in the neighbourhood. Part of this includes hosting a variety of activities for kids and adults in the area. These vary depending on the time of year and have added: Jazzer Tots programs, strength training for adults, dance, Jazzercize, group fitness, aerobics, and more.
The community association has also made tremendous efforts to get children of all ages involved in the community by hosting groups such as First Aid group, Boy Scouts, and Girl Guides.
Residents in Riverbend enjoy the beauty of the outdoors just by walking through the clean and quiet streets, but also by taking advantage of the many recreational spaces the community has available. This includes an outdoor skating park, skating rink, sports fields, basketball courts, and tennis courts to name a few.
There are also several playgrounds sprinkled throughout the area that is beautifully designed with traditional stonework and elegant gates. The community also has numerous green spaces residents use for flying kites, having picnics, or doing other recreational activities.
Young families, in particular, are drawn to the area due to the proximity it has too many municipal parks, including Carburn Park. This incredible recreation space was built in 1986 for all citizens of Calgary to enjoy. It features two large lakes that are surrounded by picnicking facilities and pathways for running, jogging and hiking. The park also offers trails intertwined throughout the grounds where visitors can walk or explore the wildlife that lives in the preserved lands within the park.
Anyone who enjoys biking, running or hiking will find that the city’s pathway system adds some excitement to daily exercise. This unique system connects many communities together through well-designed routes, and it provides easy access to Bow River.
Although some areas are still under development, Riverbend residents can enjoy using it at their leisure to easily get to nearby communities without having to travel on streets.
Please review the information at the websites listed below to confirm the most up to date information regarding the designated schools for Riverbend:
- Riverbend Separate Schools: Calgary Catholic School District
- Riverbend Public Schools & French Immersion: CBE (Calgary Board of Education)
- Riverbend School's Ranking: Fraser Institute
Riverbend Real Estate Agents & REALTORS®
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