Currie Barracks Homes for Sale
Search all Currie Barracks homes for sale below in West Calgary. There are many words that can describe the up-and-coming community of Currie Barracks in Calgary, but the most obvious choice is "ultra-desirable". Due to the fact that it has been built on old military barracks and is under development with dynamic community plans underway, there are endless reasons why residents want to live here.
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Currie Barracks Real Estate Information
The building plans for Currie Barracks first began in 2008, with the end goal of turning this area into an urban village with more than 6,000 residents. Since that time the community has come along nicely, with brand new townhouses, condos, multi-family homes and single-family homes having been constructed.
With the design of the community coming to life, it's clear to see just how well-planned it is. The streets are wide, the homes have stunning exteriors/interiors, and the overall feel of the neighbourhood is trendy and upbeat.
Even buyers who purchase empty lots to build their dream homes are able to anticipate what’s to come with excitement. This is especially true when they see the properties that have already been constructed, as their architectural styles are unforgettable and include: Modern Classical, Queene Anne, Colonial, Richardson Romanesque, Tudor, Craftsman, Prairie, and Stick.
Making this community even more desirable is the fact that there are planned shops, restaurants, cafés, and small businesses that will be situated here in the future. These are sure to help increase the prices of homes in the future, which currently start anywhere from $700,000 to $800,000 depending on the type of property.
Adding charm to the area overall is the fact that the historic military roots have not been forgotten. It's easiest to see this in the street names that are based on the Canadian military, which are each accompanied by beautiful plaques that explain the significance of their names.
Although construction in Currie Barracks may not be completed just yet, there are many show homes open for buyers to walk through. Due to the fact that these homes have been built by several different builders, it’s easy for buyers with all tastes and preferences to find a property that they like. As the phases of this finish in the future, the community will only continue to grow with buyers who anticipate the promising future of Currie Barracks.
Currie Barracks Amenities and Highlights
There are many schools in Currie Barracks, including Maria Montessori Education Centre, Banbury Crossroads, and Clear Water Academy. There are many more schools nearby as well, including Ambrose University that's minutes away to the west.
For those who enjoy taking dance classes, they’ll never be far away with Evolutions School of Dance being located on Hochwald Ave SW. While there will be a number of restaurants and boutiques on High Street once the neighbourhood is completed, retail shopping is abundant in neighbouring communities. This includes the Westhills Shopping Centre that's a 12-minute drive west and Chinook Centre that's 14 minutes to the east.
There are also many more stores and restaurants situated on Crowchild Trail SW (the east border of the community) and 37 St SW that's to the west of the community. Music lovers who live in Currie Barracks are also able to enjoy shows and concerts in the community of Lincoln Park that's immediate to the south. This includes the Leacock Concert Hall and Bella Concert Hall, both of which host shows all throughout the month.
One additional attraction of this community is Parade Square, which is located in the heart of the community. This will be a place for residents to partake in activities in addition to having the distinction of the largest Heritage precinct designated in Alberta.
Currie Barracks Neighbourhood Amenities and Highlights
Walking around Currie Barracks is a special experience, especially knowing that the land was previously a military base that was used from 1930 to 1998. Perhaps this is why residents here enjoy spending so much time outdoors, if not for the stunning views of their surroundings. Within the neighbourhood itself, there are many opportunities for outdoor activity with the playgrounds and parks that are under development.
Once completed, the neighbourhood will also have over 20 acres of public municipal reserve for residents to enjoy. With so much greenery, home buyers who live here will have beautiful surroundings as they walk to the shops, parks, restaurants, and cafes that will be situated all throughout the area. In fact, this is expected to be one of the most walkable communities in all of Calgary, with streets, sidewalks, and boulevards providing easy access to work, public transit, and retail stores.
Outside of Currie Barracks, there are endless activities for residents to do. This includes the Richmond Green Golf Course that's on the northern border of the community, Sandy Beach Park that's minutes east, and Earl Grey Golf Club that's southeast. The Weaselhead Natural Area and Winsport are also to the south, with endless hiking, skiing, and exercise pathways for visitors to enjoy.