Citadel Real Estate Market
Citadel real estate statistics as of February 20, 2018 - The number of active homes for sale in Citadel is 29 listings out of which 9 units are condominiums and 5 units are townhouses/attached homes. The average asking price of homes in Citadel is $383,810 or $293 per square foot based on an average size home with 1,305 square feet of living space (measured above grade). Active listings in Citadel have been on the market for an average of 46 days while the average number of days that homes have been listed on the MLS® in all of Calgary is 60 days.
Citadel Homes & Real Estate Information
The number of properties in Citadel has seen steady growth each year, and as of 2012 had reached nearly 3,500 in total. This consists of a nice mix of homes, including single-family dwellings, low-rise condos, and updated townhouses as well.
The prices of real estate in Citadel does vary, with condominiums being the most affordable choices. These tend to start in the $300,000's while single-family properties start in the mid $400,000's. One thing they all have in common is clean, updated, and attractive appearances that lend to a more desirable look throughout the community as a whole. For buyers looking for luxury homes with more exquisite craftsmanship, there is a selection of beautiful homes for sale in Citadel. These are normally priced over $1 million, making them ideal for buyers with larger budgets.
Being a relatively new community, Citadel offers homeowners updates in a setting that's both clean and safe. And while the community is still growing, it already had a population of over 10,391 by the year 2014. With homeowners being from all backgrounds, there’s a nice mix of cultures here and a strong sense of community.
Amenities and Highlights in Citadel
There are many shopping centres in close proximity to Citadel, including Crowfoot Crossing and Beacon Hill. Both feature hundreds of retail stores and restaurants for visitors to take advantage of, especially on the weekends. As for amenities in the neighbourhood itself, there are a number of options, including a coffee shop, gas station, convenience store, and grocery store. While it's easy for residents to walk to these, there is public transit stops throughout the area that makes it possible to leave the car parked at home. There is also a church in the community as well as several more religious facilities in close proximity.
There are several schools that serve this community, including Citadel Park Elementary, St. Brigid Catholic, and Arbour Lake School. Higher education students aren't far from the University of Calgary Spy Hill Campus, which is just 4km to the north. Healthcare is also in close proximity to Foothills Medical Centre and Alberta Children's Hospital both being less than 20 minutes to the southeast. The main campus for the University of Calgary is also in this area, along with McMahon Stadium and several other sports centres.
Citadel has several parks for residents to take advantage of, beginning with the smaller Citadel Gate Park. This back into homes throughout the neighbourhood is lined with mature trees and has a beautiful gazebo in the centre. Citadel Park is adjacent to this and surrounds the Citadel Park School. Pathways wind throughout this park just as they do the rest of the community and there is a playground with new equipment for children to enjoy. Located just west of these parks is another green space that's packed with amenities such as baseball diamonds, a playground, an outdoor hockey rink, basketball courts, a tennis court, pathways, and open meadows.
Outside of the parks within the community, Citadel residents have quick access to the beautiful Hamptons Golf Course as well as Bearspaw Country Club. Also nearby in the neighbouring community of Arbour Lake is a lake for swimming and beach activities during the summer. Right next door to this is Crowfoot Park, offering residents of Citadel, even more, recreation space without having to travel far away from home. For those looking to explore the Bow River, it's only 8km to the south and bordered by Baker Park and Bowmont Park.
Last but not least, the stunning nose hill park is a short drive away (less than 20 minutes) for anyone who wants to enjoy the hiking or wildlife that it has to offer. The Calgary Winter Club is also located here and offers excellent indoor recreation facilities for over 20 different sports and activities.
If you have any questions about homes in Citadel or would like to view a listed property, please don't hesitate to contact us, Joe Samson & Associates at CIR REALTY, 403-681-9651, we'll be glad to help.