Patterson Heights Homes for Sale
Search all Patterson homes for sale in West Calgary. Prior to being annexed to Calgary in 1956 and established in 1983, the community of Patterson was mostly acreages of land. It was mostly known as Broadcast Hill due to the presence of a 250m re-transmission tower located on the land. However, this changed once the area was established and given its name, which pays homage to the Patterson family who owned much of the land in the area.
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Patterson Real Estate Information
Further adding to the history of this area is the fact that it was once the home of the Crandell family who owned the first brick factory in Alberta. Their brick home can still be found in the community today.
As the community continued to grow while under development, it was set to be the site of the University of Alberta. However, this changed when Edmonton was instead chosen as the site of this educational facility. This didn't stop the area from continuing to flourish because during the 1988 XV Olympic Winter Games it was used as the Broadcast Hill Media Village. The apartments used for this were later converted into condominiums which house residents of the community today.
Real estate in this area has since become highly desirable. The average price for single-family properties is on average $778,000, with condos reaching a median price of $332,000. Condos and townhomes make up the majority of properties here, with 1,400 in total.
When it comes to single-family homes, there's around 540 with prices ranging from $500,000 to over $5 million for estate properties. Given the fact that there’s a broad range of properties here, this neighbourhood is ideal for a broad range of budgets and buyers.
Patterson Amenities and Highlights
The elevated location of Patterson might provide great views, but it also makes commuting all over the city incredibly easy. Downtown, in particular, is just 10.4 km away and can be reached by driving or taking public transit that runs through Patterson.
For closer shopping opportunities, there's a large retail centre within the community itself. This includes big-box retail stores, restaurants, cafés, yoga studios, and many more local businesses. Throughout the community, there's also a theatre, convenience stores, gas station, pub, and restaurants.
A nearby resource that many residents of Patterson utilize is Montgomery Hill to the north. This area is home to the University of Calgary, Alberta Children's Hospital, Foothills Medical Centre, and Market Mall. All of these amenities are situated across the Bow River approximately 11km away. McMahon Stadium is also in this quadrant of Calgary, which hosts sporting games all throughout the year.
There's an excellent school system in and surrounding Patterson. Some of the closest facilities include Olympic Heights Elementary, Vincent Massey Junior High, and Ernest Manning Senior High.
Religious facilities are also on the doorstep of residents, with the Word of Life Christian Church on Prominence Way SW in the centre of the community. The CTV Calgary media company is another gem located in this community, which broadcasts news all over the city.
Patterson Recreation Options
Patterson is a beautiful community that's surrounded by ample green spaces, meadows, and stunning landscaping. These areas are accompanied beautifully by baseball diamonds, playgrounds, soccer pitches, and skating rinks located in the neighbourhood as well.
When it comes to parks, Prominence Park and Patterson Park are two of the most popular options. However, for those looking for more space, Edworthy Park is immediately east of the community across Sarcee Trail SW. Situated on the south border of the Bow River, this offers stunning views of the water through the pathway system. There is a bridge that visitors can cross on the river to cross to the other side and reach the north pathway as well as Point McKay.
Another perk of living in this community is the fact that it has a very active community association. This regularly hosts activities and events that help residents stay active all throughout the year. From dance lessons for adults to baton lessons for teens, there's always something new going on.
The community centre in the middle of the community also features facilities for residents to take advantage of, which are all situated in a large public square. This includes a community garden during the spring and summer, picnicking areas, tennis courts, a skating rink, a water park, and a gazebo for events or meetings.
Nearby are even more recreational opportunities, with both Westside Recreation Centre and Optimist Athletic Park being located only around 3.5 km away. Also nearby are several places to golf, including the Shaganappi Golf Course to the east and All Shots Golf Driving Range to the west.