Richmond Real Estate Market
Richmond real estate statistics as of February 22, 2018 - The number of active homes for sale in Richmond is 33 listings out of which 1 units are condominiums and 20 units are townhouses/attached homes. The average asking price of homes in Richmond is $900,590 or $495 per square foot based on an average size home with 1,826 square feet of living space (measured above grade). Active listings in Richmond have been on the market for an average of 48 days while the average number of days that homes have been listed on the MLS® in all of Calgary is 61 days.
Richmond Community in SW Calgary
Located in the southwest quadrant of Calgary lies the residential neighbourhood of Richmond. Bordered by 25a St SW to the west, 19th St SW to the west, 33 Ave SW to the south, and 17 Ave SW to the north, it's an ideal location for anyone who wants to be near the easy access of Crowchild Trail SW. In fact, Crowchild cuts through the west side of the community, leaving homes bordering both sides of it.
Richmond was first established in 1950, with single-family homes being constructed soon after. While those properties make up the majority of dwellings that typically go up for sale in Richmond, buyers can find townhouses, condominiums, and luxury properties throughout the neighbourhood as well. For those who are looking to find a good deal, real estate throughout Richmond have a lot to offer. Affordable prices on single-family properties can be found for those who are looking to do renovations to update the interior/exterior appearance. However, for those who have larger budgets, there is an assortment of brand new homes as well as those that have been recently remodeled available to choose from.
Most of the new homes in Richmond have a modern and sleek architecture that adds a touch of downtown to this quiet area. Buyers looking for more classic architecture can also find what they like, as many of the original homes still have a detail that echoes the era in which they were built. With such a large assortment of homes for all budgets and a convenient location, Richmond is one neighbourhood that’s sure to continue thriving in the coming years.
Richmond Amenities and Highlights
Richmond is only a short five-minute drive from the popular retail area of Marda Loop. This is a walkable area with boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and a wide variety of other retail stores for visitors to enjoy. Crowchild Trail SW that runs through the neighbourhood is another great resource for everything from pet clinics to grocery stores and banks. Those who want more can take 26 Ave SW and find pizza, shopping, schools, and many other local shops.
This community is served by many private schools as well as Richmond Elementary and Chinook College. There are more choices of schools in nearby communities as well. Healthcare is available Richmond Road Diagnostic and Treatment Centre, which is right next door to the Calgary Arts Academy and a local church. This is tucked right on the border of 17 Ave SW, which is home to a diabetes care centre, magazine, and many other local businesses.
Those who are interested in the military can spend the day at The Military Museums, which is located a short drive away via 20 St SW. By traveling just a few minutes from this area, residents can be on Macleod Trail SE where there are ample options for shopping, healthcare, banks, and more.
Richmond Outdoor Activities
A recently completed community centre provides residents with many options for outdoor and indoor recreation. This includes a skating rink, outdoor exercise paths, and more. There are also several parks sprinkled throughout the community, including 22 Street Park. For those who have dogs, the Bankview Dog Park is right next door on 23 Ave SW. Those who love to golf have several options near Richmond, including the Richmond Green Golf Course that borders the south side of the community. Another option is the Shaganappi Golf Course, which is just to the north in the community of Shaganappi.
If you have any questions about real estate in Richmond Park, please don't hesitate to contact us, Joe Samson & Associates at CIR REALTY, 403-681-9651.