Elboya Real Estate Market
Elboya real estate statistics as of February 22, 2018 - The number of active homes for sale in Elboya is 14 listings out of which 0 units are condominiums and 0 units are townhouses/attached homes. The average asking price of homes in Elboya is $1,713,336 or $624 per square foot based on an average size home with 2,715 square feet of living space (measured above grade). Active listings in Elboya have been on the market for an average of 67 days while the average number of days that homes have been listed on the MLS® in all of Calgary is 61 days.
Elboya in City Centre Calgary
Tucked away in the southwest quadrant of Calgary is the community of Elboya. Bounded by Elbow River to the north, 50 Avenue S to the south, Elbow Drive to the west, and 4th St SW/ Macleod Trail/45 Avenue SW to the east, the location is one that’s both beautiful and convenient. In fact, by walking down 4A street and looking past the mature trees that line the homes, residents can see sweeping views of the downtown area. Just around the corner from this are views of the river and Rocky mountains.
Elboya was first annexed to Calgary in 1910 when the economy was thriving. However, despite this booming economy, substantial development did not begin until 1947. This is when the charming homes of Elboya came to life, many featuring unique characteristics that add charm to the community as a whole.
Homes & Real Estate in Elboya
Many of the homes that were built during this time are still standing, although a large number have been renovated to reflect the tastes of homeowners today. The types of real estate in Elboya consist of mainly single-family homes, although there are townhouses, condos, commercial buildings, and retail complexes in the mix as well.
The population in Elboya continues to grow, especially with the close proximity it has to downtown. The diversity in home styles makes this neighbourhood even more attractive, as buyers are able to find homes for sale in Elboya at all price points. This is one of the best places to live in terms of property value and homeownership, making it an easy choice for buyers who want security in their investment.
Elboya Highlights and Amenities
Elboya Elementary and Junior High School are located within the community, although there are many other options in the neighbourhoods nearby. There are also daycare centres and special language programs nearby for residents to take advantage of as well. The town hall in the community is one of the most visited spots for residents, as it’s used for meetings, activities, and yearly events.
Retail shopping is easy for Elboya residents to find, especially in downtown Calgary that’s 4km away. However, Chinook Centre is also located close by on Macleod Trail SW. Big box stores, boutiques, and restaurants can also be found on Macleod Trail SW, making it easy to take advantage of all that this location has to offer. For added convenience, Elboya is home to a variety of restaurants and convenience stores that are sprinkled all throughout the community.
There are several cinemas located nearby for those who want to watch a film. For live theatre, residents are close to The Pumphouse Theatre to the north via Crowchild Trail SW. There are many healthcare providers within the community as well, although for more serious medical needs Rockyview General Hospital is located to the south.
Elboya has easy access to many different recreational areas. This includes the local-favourite Stanley Park, which is an ideal location for swimming, canoeing, tobogganing, and picnicking. Other nearby parks that offer plenty of outdoor space include Elboya Park, Riverdale Park, and Sandy Beach Park. These are situated around walkways that residents can use for activities all throughout the year. Residents can also enjoy walking along the pathway next to Elbow River for beautiful views of the water.
For those who enjoy golfing, in particular, the Calgary Golf & Country Club, Earl Grey Golf Club, and Lakeview Golf Course are options in close proximity. Elboya also features fields, sports complexes, playgrounds, and skating rinks to further accommodate residents.
If you'd like to learn more about real estate opportunities in Elboya, please don't hesitate to contact us, Joe Samson & Associates at CIR REALTY, 403-681-9651.