Chinook Park Real Estate Market
Chinook Park real estate statistics as of February 18, 2018 - The number of active homes for sale in Chinook Park is 7 listings out of which 2 units are condominiums and 0 units are townhouses/attached homes. The average asking price of homes in Chinook Park is $529,029 or $434 per square foot based on an average size home with 1,184 square feet of living space (measured above grade). Active listings in Chinook Park have been on the market for an average of 157 days while the average number of days that homes have been listed on the MLS® in all of Calgary is 59 days.
Chinook Park in South Calgary
With a name that reflects the warm winds that turn a cold day into one that’s balmy and warm, Chinook Park is a nice place to live in Southwest Calgary. Rich in history, this community was developed in 1959 just after it was annexed to Calgary in 1956. Residents were attracted to this area because it was affordable, but also because the location is quiet while remaining in close proximity to downtown Calgary. To be specific, Chinook Park is bordered by 75 Avenue SW to the north, Heritage Drive to the south, Elbow Drive to the east, and 14 St SW to the west.
Homes Listed for Sale in Chinook Park
This community is predominantly made up of single-family dwellings with 2-4 bedrooms in most homes. However, there are state-of-the-art apartments and townhouses that can be found throughout the neighbourhood as well. Most homes for sale in Chinook park are slightly above average in terms of size and are adorned with beautiful landscaping outside for added curb appeal. It’s common to find custom-built dwellings as well, including those equipped with pools, jacuzzis, saunas, and other amenities. All of these different properties offer a high level of variety for buyers with all needs and budgets.
Real estate in Chinook Park has a reputation of being family-friendly and a place where neighbours know each other. It’s overall a close-knit community that’s a joy to live in for people of all ages. Being in close proximity to communities such as Eagle Ridge and Kelvin Grove makes it even better, as these work together to provide residents with all the amenities they need for added convenience.
Chinook Park Neighbourhood Amenities
Chinook Park has a large selection of schools for families who want to keep their kids close to home. There is a public elementary school as well as Henry Wise Wood High School for older kids. A French Immersion school is also in the area next to private and public schools. For quality healthcare, Rockyview Hospital is just a few minutes away from the community on 14 St SW.
For convenient shopping, residents can visit Chinook Centre on Macleod Trail SW. This is a huge shopping mall with over 250 stores inside. This includes boutiques, clothing stores, jewelry shops, dining, and more. There's even a bowling centre and cinema located inside the mall for added fun when shopping is not desired. Lloyd's Rollersports Centre is another entertainment spot that can be found west of the community. It features fun rollerskating and special skating events throughout the year for kids and adults.
Chinook Park residents are never far away from everyday conveniences such as grocery stores, gas stations, and convenience stores. There’s also a large commercial area about 5km away that has big box stores such as Ikea and Costco in addition to local farmers markets. Downtown Calgary can be reached in just about 15 minutes, whether residents choose to drive or take the nearby LRT for car-free transportation.
Chinook Park Recreation Opportunities
Chinook Park is in close proximity to many parks and wetlands to make it easy for residents to spend a lot of time outside. Heritage Park and Glenmore Reservoir are two in particular that are just a short walk away. These offer swimming during the summer, wide open spaces for picnics, volleyball courts, docks for boats, and pathways for hiking and jogging. Also located nearby is the beautiful Heritage Park, which has live performances, guided tours, restaurants, cafes, demonstrations, and beautiful landscaping for visitors to enjoy. There are also events hosted at the park throughout the year to get residents in nearby communities involved and connected.
The grounds of Chinook Park are sprinkled with spacious play areas and open green spaces. There’s also a neighbourhood ice rink that’s popular during the winter with both children and adults. Golf enthusiasts will appreciate Calgary Golf & Country club being just a short distance away using the access route of Elbow Drive. Earl Grey Golf Club is also just a few minutes away for added variety. Anyone who prefers hiking will enjoy parks such as Weaselhead Flats, which is scenically beautiful and only a short distance away from Chinook Park.
Anyone who wants to get to know their neighbours while taking part in a fun activity can join in with the events that are hosted by the community centre throughout the year. They offer classes for yoga, soccer, tennis, and many other sports for people of all ages. With such natural beauty surrounding residents of Chinook Park, it’s easy to find something to do outside no matter what time of year it is.
For more information about Chinook Park or other Southwest Calgary neighborhoods, please don't hesitate to contact us, Joe Samson & Associates at CIR REALTY, 403-681-9651.