Strathcona Park Homes for Sale
Search all Strathcona Park homes for sale below in West Calgary. Situated in the southwest quadrant of Calgary next to the western edge of the city lies the community of Strathcona Park. Its history began in 1956 when it was first annexed, but development wasn’t actually completed until the 1980s. This is when residents started moving to the area, which was known for its excellent recreational facilities and location.
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Strathcona Park Real Estate Information
One of the biggest draws of Strathcona Park has always been its strategic location, which offers easy access to downtown Calgary as well as nearby shopping and restaurants. Specifically, it's bordered by Christie Park to the south, Sarcee Trail SW to the east, Bow Trail SW to the north, and 69 St SW to the west.
Many of the homes nestled throughout Strathcona Park enjoy beautiful views of the mountains thanks to being at a higher land elevation. For those who enjoy taking in the beauty of the outdoors, this is a major selling point.
The majority of real estate in Strathcona Park are single-family homes, with over 2,000 being located within the neighbourhood. However, for those looking for something smaller, there is only a small selection of condominiums and townhouses for sale in Strathcona Park for home buyers to choose from.
When it comes to pricing, this community has a little bit of something for everyone. The average listing price is over $780,000, with the lowest price being $237,000 and the highest being over $1.5 million. This offers a broad range of options to buyers working with all types of budgets. Many of these are new or have been refurbished, though there are some fixer-uppers that can be found for buyers who are looking for a great deal.
With most properties displaying unique character and large outdoor lots, this is an ideal place for anyone who wants to live in a beautiful area with loads of amenities.
Strathcona Park Highlights and Amenities
Among the amenities that Strathcona Park has to offer is the Strathcona Square Shopping Centre. This is a hot spot for locals, as it offers banking facilities, grocery stores, and a variety of boutiques. For even more shopping, the Aspen Landing Shopping Centre is located southwest of the community of Aspen Woods. This features an ice cream shop, coffee shop, restaurants, music stores, clothing stores, and much more.
To satisfy even more retail desires, downtown Calgary can be reached via Bow Trail SW/9 Ave or public transit for those who do not drive.
There are many education options for residents in Strathcona Park. This includes both public and private facilities for young students, although there are universities (such as the University of Calgary) for older students nearby.
Health care needs can take care of at the many doctor's offices nearby, although the Calgary's Children's Hospital and Foothills Medical Centre are in close proximity as well. There are also several dental offices nearby, including Strathcona Dental Works on Strathcona Blvd SW.
For those who are looking for a bite to eat, this neighbourhood is in an excellent location. There are much different fast food and fine dining establishments just minutes away. Levilla Restaurants and Signature Palace Restaurant are two spots in particular that are in close proximity, being just a few minutes south of this community.
Anyone looking to catch a film can travel south to the Cineplex Odeon Westhills Cinemas or the many theatres that are in downtown. The Grey Eagle Resort and Casino is also in close proximity, being less than 10 minutes away via Sarcee Trail SW.
Strathcona Activities and Recreation
Being in such a scenically beautiful area, Strathcona Park is an ideal place to live for anyone who loves the outdoors. The main park in the middle of the community is one of the most treasured spots for residents in particular.
Looking just north of this park residents will find the Greenway and ample outdoor space for sports and recreation. By crossing Sarcee Trail SW to the northeast of this, visitors will find the massive Edworthy Park as well as the Bow River and Point McKay.
While these parks are excellent spots to spend time when the weather is nice, the community itself offers many amenities for residents to enjoy.
The Westside Recreation Centre in particular, which is shared with Christie Park, is one of the biggest attractions. This features an indoor ice facility, 15,000 square feet of fitness space, a climbing wall, meeting rooms, an aquatics centre, and many other recreation facilities.
There are also lessons that people of all ages can take advantage of, including those for hockey and strength training. For even more athletic facilities, the Optimist Athletic Park is a short 12-minute drive to the south and features a baseball diamond.