Christie Park Homes for Sale
Search all Christie Park homes for sale in West Calgary. Tucked in the SW quadrant of Calgary, south of Strathcona Park and north of Signal Hill, is the picturesque community of Christie Park. The history of the area first began back in 1956 when it was annexed to the city from the MD of Rocky View. However, development did not begin until after the neighbourhood was officially established in 1990.
Investors who love Calgary real estate will absolutely adore Christie Park. This section of Calgary has seen record home sales, an increase in home prices, and an outstanding reputation in recent years. If you have been looking for a quality house or an excellent investment property, Christie Park is the perfect pick for you.
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Christie Park Real Estate Information
When it comes to what style of homes are for sale in Christie Park, the majority have upscale and luxury designs. This includes characteristics that add to the allure of the neighbourhood, such as brick, vaulted ceilings, finished basements, and millwork.
The average listing price is $918,560, with just as many being homes priced in the mid $600,000's as there are in the $1,000,000's. The majority of real estate in Christie Park are single-family dwellings, although there is a selection of townhouses and condominiums. In total there were 715 dwellings here as of 2014, with a population of nearly 2,200 living in them.
This neighbourhood has quickly become a favourite for home buyers in Calgary because of the upscale suburban lifestyle that it offers. This is enhanced by the beauty of the surroundings, which are much easier to see due to the fact that the neighbourhood is situated on an elevated plateau.
The location near major access roads makes it all the more convenient, with Sarcee Trail to the east, 69 St W to the west, and 17 Ave S to the south.
Christie Park Amenities and Highlights
Christie Park is served by Olympic Heights Elementary Public School, Bishop Pinkham Junior High, Western Canada Senior High, and many other nearby educational facilities (both public and private).
For higher education, Ambrose University is just minutes to the southwest in the community of Springbank Hill. Mount Royal University is another option only 5.16 km away and the University of Calgary is another at only 5.34 km away. Healthcare is also nearby, with the Foothills Hospital being only a 4.33 km trip away.
Residents of this community are never far from all types of retail stores. The Strathcona Square Shopping Centre, in particular, is located just northwest of the neighbouring community of Aspen Woods. For more options, the Westhills Shopping Centre is a short 8-minute drive to the south. For errands such as buying groceries, the Shaganappi Grocery Store and Safeway are both located minutes to the east next to the Westbrook Mall. Sobeys is also nearby on Strathcona Blvd SW.
When it comes to dining, this neighbourhood is close to a variety of options. Just to the south, there's a sushi restaurant, bar, and pizza place. When looking to the north, there's an Italian restaurant situated next to a bank and a gas station. Making this community even more accessible is the fact that there's a C-Train station located near Costello Blvd SW, making it easy for residents to get around without a vehicle.
Recreation in Christie Park
While the beautiful views of the Bow River Valley and Elbow River Valley make it easy to appreciate the outdoors from inside the stunning homes, there's a lot to do outside.
Residents here can step outside their front doors and enjoy the ample green space that runs through the middle of the community. This connects on the east side of the community to the Greenway, which when travelled north, leads to the Strathcona Park Off-Leash Area.
Just west of this is the massive Strathcona Park, offering visitors ample outdoor space for fun and activities. By going just a few more minutes to the northeast will lead visitors to the southern tip of the massive Edworthy Park. This is situated along the Bow River and has the beautiful Bow River Pathway winding along it.
The recreation amenities don't stop there, as the Westside Recreation Centre is immediately south of Christie Park. This is equipped with indoor pools, an aquatic park, rock climbing wall, and many other fitness facilities.
The Optimist Athletic Park is another resource that's a few minutes drive to the southeast. And for one more option, the Killarney Aquatic & Recreation Centre is immediately east of the community on 29 St SW. Golf enthusiasts have several options where they can play around, whether they choose the Shaganappi Golf Course, Richmond Green Golf Course, or the All Shots Golf Driving Range.
Residents of this community can also take part in the many activities that are hosted by the community association every year. This association serves the communities of Aspen and Strathcona as well, making it easy to meet neighbours as well as residents who live in nearby communities. Some programs they host for adults include yoga, line dancing, meditation, and yoga.
For children, they host playgroups, gymnastics, and more. With so many options for activities and outdoor play, it’s easy to see why residents in Christie Park enjoy a higher quality of life.