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Hillhurst Calgary Community and Home Search

Inner city homes for sale in West Hillhurst and HillhurstHillhurst Calgary Inner City Community and Home Search

Hillhurst is a highly desirable inner city community in northwest Calgary found just minutes from the downtown core. Home construction on the land dates back to the 1880’s, but official establishment of the Hillhurst community wasn’t until 1914.

A combination of prime inner city location, aging homes and high demand for new inner city infills have given way to many new home developments in Hillhurst.

This community gives its residents quick access to the downtown core, amenities and services, outdoor recreation with immediate access to the Bow River pathways and so much more! It’s no wonder it has become one of the most popular communities for infill home buyers in northern Calgary.

See even more reasons why this neighbourhood is very popular among inner city buyers at our 3 Reasons to Buy a Home in Hillhurst Calgary.

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Hillhurst Amenities and Services

Hillhurst is a great place to live if you enjoy simple convenience that makes life that much more enjoyable. Part of Hillhurst itself, the popular business district of Kensington is abundant in any kind of service or amenity that you might be looking for including upscale dining, shopping and entertainment.

Do you need to buy a couple things for that new home you just bought? Drive up 10th Street NW or 14th Street NW to the Home Depot conveniently located on the north side of 16th Avenue NW, just across the street from North Hill Mall.

Don’t have a car to make the trip? Take advantage of the courteous bus routes that operate through the area or jump on the LRT station located across the street from Safeway in the heart of Kensington.

Let’s not forget that Hillhurst is located on the north bank of the Bow River. A short five minute walk will get you to the river parkway that provides residents and Calgarians alike with an astounding recreational opportunity especially during warmer weather.

Hillhurst Schools

  • Hillhurst has four schools located within the community. Hillhurst Elementary school administers education for kindergarten to grade six.
  • Queen Elizabeth Elementary, Junior High and Senior High are all located within the same building and provide services for students ranging from kindergarten to grade twelve.
  • Both of these schools are a five minute walk from any part of the inner city community.
  • Two post-secondary institutions are also conveniently located in Hillhurst. SAIT Polytechnic and Alberta College of Art and Design are located a maximum walk time of ten minutes.

Hillhurst Demographics

Researching potential communities is always a reasonable method to helping you choose where to relocate your family. Check out some of this community’s demographics…important statistics include (City of Calgary, Civic Census 2009)

  • Ages 24 and below – 36.9%
  • Ages 25 to 54 – 49.6%
  • Ages 55 and up – 13.5%
  • Average household income – $55,434 (Statistics Canada, 2006 Census)
  • Percentage of population with a High School Diploma or higher – 90.4%
  • Ratio of residents who own their property – 45.7%
  • Ratio of residents who rent their property – 54.3%

Public Transportation

Public transportation is plentiful in the area with routes that stop in each quadrant of the city. Sunnyside LRT station is also located across the street from Safeway in the Kensington area.

Routes that service Hillhurst include route 1, route 4 and 5, route 9, route 1, route 105, route 107, route 113, route 145, route 166, route 403, route 405, route 411, route 414 and route 419.

The areas serviced by these routes include Bowness and Forest Lawn, Huntington, Varsity Acres and Bridgeland, Dalhousie, Calgary South, Montgomery, Northland, Glenbrook, Inner City, Hillhurst, Rosedale and East Calgary, 14th Street cross-town and Parkhill and the Foothills. Servicing such a wide spectrum of the city offers residents of Hillhurst an easy way to get from A to B without hassle.

Hillhurst Community Boundaries Are:

  • Northern Border – 8th Avenue NW, 16th Avenue NW from 19th Street NW to 10th Street NW
  • Eastern Border – 10th Street NW from 16th Avenue NW to Bow Trail SW
  • Southern Border – Bow River from 9th Street Bridge SW to roughly 18th Street NW
  • Western Border – Roughly 18th Street NW from the Bow River to 8th Avenue NW

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Main Photo: 1628 BROADVIEW Road NW in Calgary: Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4102420
$1,899,900
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4102420
Bedrooms:
5
Bathrooms:
5
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure3,842 sq. ft.
This stylish contemporary designed Hillhurst residence plays host to over 5000 sq ft of upscale living space on a private tree lined cul de sac. And optimally located within steps of Calgary’s popular bike paths & easy access to Kensington & downtown. Attention to... More details
Listed by RE/MAX REAL ESTATE (CENTRAL)
Main Photo: 1938 2 Avenue NW in Calgary: Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4117130
$1,775,000
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4117130
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
5
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure4,646 sq. ft.
A true gem of Hillhurst. This fully customized home is unlike other. Professional landscaping front and rear, seclude this home from the street and neighbors. With frontage of 96ft, the expansive lot does not disappoint. Australian Cypress hardwood throughout, with... More details
Listed by RE/MAX REAL ESTATE (CENTRAL)
Main Photo: 419 11A Street NW in Calgary: Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4113325
$1,448,000
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4113325
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,064 sq. ft.
Just steps away from all the restaurants and shops in Kensington this house is waiting for you to call it home! An amazing kitchen is centered around a large granite top island, GE Monogram stainless steal appliance package, gas stove, custom built cabinetry, all... More details
Listed by REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS INC.
Main Photo: 1731 BROADVIEW Road NW in Calgary: Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4123597
$1,299,000
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4123597
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,569 sq. ft.
Check out this impeccably cared for home! Located minutes from downtown on a highly sought after street, seconds from the local neighbourhood park and river pathway. Open concept kitchen and living room awaits your next dinner party. Upstairs is a spacious master... More details
Listed by REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS INC.
Main Photo: 327 10A Street NW in Calgary: Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4122663
$1,295,000
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4122663
Bedrooms:
5
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,683 sq. ft.
Welcome to 327 10a Street N.W. Stunning property in the heart of Kensington! Everything within walking distance! This well laid out home is tastefully done & offers over 3500 sqft of living space. Tons of windows throughout flooding it w/ natural light. Perfect for... More details
Listed by RE/MAX FIRST
Main Photo: 431 15 Street NW in Calgary: Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4118501
$1,250,000
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4118501
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,085 sq. ft.
Stunning, West Coast modern home in the heart of Hillhurst, completed by Paul Lavoie Interior Design. Gorgeous site finished Oak floors throughout the home. The elegant, contemporary kitchen features Viking appliances, an extensive Maple island, and flawless Granite... More details
Listed by RE/MAX REAL ESTATE (CENTRAL)
Main Photo: 433 11A Street NW in Calgary: Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4120801
$999,999
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4120801
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
3
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,648 sq. ft.
Thoughtfully restored while retaining many original elements, this home is the perfect mix of historic charm and modern convenience. Located on a quiet block in Hillhurst with an oversize West backyard, this lovely family home is steps to Kensington, the LRT,parks, and... More details
Listed by HOMELIFE CITYSCAPE REAL ESTATE
Main Photo: 404 16 Street NW in Calgary: Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4122003
$929,900
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4122003
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure2,042 sq. ft.
IMMACULATE! Location, location, close to all amenities & mins to downtown. Walking distance to river and walking paths. This two storey home is spectacular in its design. Main floor has flex/formal dining room when you enter. Wood & rod iron curved staircase w/Skylight... More details
Listed by GRAND REALTY
Main Photo: 440 13 Street NW in Calgary: Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4118619
$900,000
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4118619
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,481 sq. ft.
Perfectly located in Kensington, this 2 story, fully developed home is updated & upgraded! From a charming covered front porch you’ll enter into a main level showcasing hardwood floors through an open-concept layout offering a spacious feeling, with a living room that... More details
Listed by RE/MAX HOUSE OF REAL ESTATE
Main Photo: 311 15 Street NW in Calgary: Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4116063
$829,000
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4116063
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
4
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,998 sq. ft.
15.24 x 41 metres (50 x 134.5 feet) R-C2 lot for developer, 3 suites in this large bungalow for investor, rental is $3050/month right now, was $3450/month beofre - two on the main floor and one down - all with private access. Though they are not legal, the property is... More details
Listed by RE/MAX FIRST
Listing information last updated on June 25, 2017
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