Why Should You Buy a Home in Strathcona Park, SW Calgary?
Strathcona Park is an established community in Calgary’s westside area host to a variety of attached, apartment and detached homes built between the late 1980’s and early 2000’s.
Given its highly desirable location, it has become a preferred choice for many home buyers looking to take part in the westside Calgary lifestyle. Here are three reasons why you should consider moving to Strathcona Park:
#1 – Diverse real estate portfolio
As mentioned above, Stratchona Park is home to a wide range of properties – mostly attached and detached – with construction dates ranging from the late 1980’s to the early 2000’s. This gives home buyers a ton of options when it comes to design, features and affordability.
Many of the older properties have also been renovated from top to bottom on the inside, allowing for a fully-fledged contemporary lifestyle in an area of the city that has great value relative to its desirable location.
#2 – Convenient access to downtown & mountains
Strathcona Park’s is a neighbourhood but doesn’t share the lengthy commute times that some other suburban areas have.
It takes only about 10 to 15 minutes to reach the downtown core (depending on traffic) and also allows for convenient access to other quadrants via main city routes like 16th Avenue North, Crowchild and Macleod Trails by using Stoney and Glenmore Trails.
Residents also have quick-and-easy access to the foothills and Rocky Mountains beyond by using either Stoney or Glenmore Trail, making it a traffic-free when getting out of town for that family skiing trip on the weekend. Also see these Best Calgary Winter Activities today.
#3 – Abundance of schools and amenities
Life in Strathcona Park is convenient to say the least, considering that there are a ton of amenities including schools located inside and also just a few minutes’ drive from any point within the neighbourhood. These include:
- Strathcona Square
- West Springs Village
- West Hills Shopping Centre
- Aspen Landing
- Westside Recreational Centre
- Canada Olympic Park
Catholic, French immersion, public and private schools for kindergarten to grade 12 are also found all within a 10 minutes’ drive, including:
- Olympic Heights Elementary
- Wildwood Elementary
- Vincent Massey Junior High
- Ernest Manning Senior High
- St. Joan of Arch
- Calgary French & International School
- Webber Academy
- Rundle Academy
Convenience is at its maximum when it comes to amenities and schools for residents of Strathcona Park; these are just a few of the main ones nearby that made it onto our list!
Strathcona Park isn’t the only Calgary westside neighbourhood that benefits from these nearby amenities. Also see:
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