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West Hillhurst Calgary Community and Home Search

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West Hillhurst is premium inner city living destination in northwest Calgary sought after by infill buyers and new home builders alike. West Hillhurst is located in close proximity to Calgary’s downtown core, borders the Bow River and is close to tons of necessary amenities and services.

West Hillhurst lacked any considerable development until 1945 when substantial construction projects to house returning soldiers from the World War commenced. Today, the new inner city infill home is becoming the new face of the community replacing many of the older post war homes found in the area.

If you dread the drive through rush-hour traffic you could use any one of several bridges across the Bow River to access downtown Calgary with ease, or choose to do so by walking a short distance or biking.

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West Hillhurst Amenities and Service

West Hillhurst Community Association operates and maintains tennis courts, a hockey and skating rink. Large playing fields for minor league sports such as soccer and football are also found in the area. Public events such as bingo are also held at the community hall.

Not far to the east of the community is the hustle and bustle of Kensington where anything can be found from upscale dining, grocery shopping, boutique shops and much, much and more.

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology a.k.a. SAIT Polytechnic and the Alberta College of Art and Design a.k.a. ACAD are located just north and east from the community, while North Hill Mall and Home Depot are found a few minutes north along 16th Avenue NW.

West Hillhurst Schools

  • West Hillhurst is home to two schools. First is the Louise Dean Public School which attends grades nine to twelve for pregnant or parenting teenagers.
  • Second is Ecole Madeleine d’Houet, a privatized, bilingual French Immersion school for Junior High students.
  • West Hillhurst has Queen Elizabeth Elementary, Junior High and Senior High school as the designated school for West Hillhurst residents from kindergarten to and throughout grade twelve.

West Hillhurst Demographics

When you are looking around for a new home or Calgary infill it is great to know some of the actual information relating to the communities you are looking into. Here are some interesting and important demographics are (City of Calgary, Civic Census 2009)

  • Ages 24 and below – 26.4%
  • Ages 25 to 54 – 55.6%
  • Ages 55 and up – 18%
  • Average household income – $61,401 (Statistics Canada, 2006 Census)
  • Percentage of population with a High School Diploma or higher – 89.1%
  • Ratio of residents who own their property – 59.2%
  • Ratio of residents who rent their property – 41.0%

Public Transportation

West Hillhurst is serviced by a few different bus routes that can get you anywhere you need to go within Calgary. Route 10 services Hillhurst along 14th Street NW.

Route 10 is a connector between Bowness, Dalhousie, Brentwood, Hillhurst, downtown, McLeod Trail, Fairmount Drive and then finally ends at South centre, where it turns around for a return trip. Route 305 serves as a replacement for a nonexistent LRT train and stops within the community. This route serves as a cross-town route, starting in Bowness NW and ending its trip in Applewood SE before making the return trip.

Route 405 services the community along Kensington Rd and 5th / 6th Avenues NW before moving up 14th Street NW, stopping at Lions Park LRT station situated at North Hill Mall. The route then continues up 19th Street NW, eventually making its way directly towards the University of Calgary.

West Hillhurst Community Boundaries Are:

  • Northern Border – Toronto Cr. NW, 9th Ave NW, 8th Ave NW from 28th St NW to 18a St NW.
  • Eastern Border – 18th Street NW from roughly 8th Avenue NW to the Bow River
  • Southern Border – Bow River from 18th Street NW to roughly 28th Street NW
  • Western Border – 28th Street NW from Bow River to Toronto Cr. NW, 8th / 9th Avenues NW

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Main Photo: 610 24A Street NW in Calgary: West Hillhurst Land for sale : MLS(r) # C4123069
$399,900
Land
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4123069
BUILDERS DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY!!! START BUILDING ON THIS PRIVATE CORNER LOT 26' X 120' IN WEST HILLHURST. ENDLESS POSSIBILITES TO BUILD A DETACHED 2 STOREY OR 3 STOREY HOME WHICH WILL GIVE YOU VIEWS OF THE DOWNTOWN. PLEASE CALL LISTER FOR ANY INFORMATION... More details
Listed by GRAND REALTY
Main Photo: 2231 5 Avenue NW in Calgary: West Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4113067
$449,000
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4113067
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
2
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure734 sq. ft.
Great opportunity to own a property in the heart of West Hillhurst! This cozy bungalow features two bedrooms, a kitchen, living room and a 4 piece bath on the main level. Downstairs there is a mother-in-law suite (illegal suite)with it's own separate entrance, a... More details
Listed by CIR REALTY
Main Photo: 2305 5 Avenue NW in Calgary: West Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4116117
$459,000
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4116117
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
1
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,030 sq. ft.
Great starter home with 2 bedrooms on the main floor. Lots of upgrades are done recently, Kitchen, bathroom ,paint. Main floor has hardwood & tiles and new carpet upstairs. Laundry set is in the bathroom. Second floor is a loft utilized as living/reading room... More details
Listed by MAXWELL CAPITAL REALTY
Main Photo: 2429 6 Avenue NW in Calgary: West Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4115127
$479,900
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4115127
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
2
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure757 sq. ft.
Clean and Cozy Inner City Bungalow on Cul-de-sac with a Large South Yard. Two Bedroom Main Floor with Full Basement. 1.5 Baths, Plus Roughed-In For Additional Bathroom Down. Recent Upgrades to Water/Septic Service, Plumbing, Electrical, Furnace and Roof. Green Space... More details
Listed by RE/MAX COMPLETE REALTY
Main Photo: 2002 WESTMOUNT Road NW in Calgary: West Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4118583
$499,900
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4118583
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
1
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,107 sq. ft.
Attention builders, renovators & investors! 398 M CORNER lot with original 1947 home in the trendy, inner city community of West Hillhurst. Zoned R-C2. This home is a 3 bed/1 bath, 1.5 storey with a full basement. The perfect opportunity to have new build in a fabulous... More details
Listed by RE/MAX REALTY HORIZON
Main Photo: 2408 6 Avenue NW in Calgary: West Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4118394
$549,900
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4118394
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
2
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure988 sq. ft.
Amazing location! Charming updated bungalow, located in West Hillhurst. This home is located on a R2 lot and faces a gorgeous green space. Single detached garage. Lot size 28x130. Main floor offers 2 bedrooms, and a 3 piece tiled bathroom, laundry room. Open concept... More details
Listed by ROYAL LEPAGE INTEGRITY
Main Photo: 2434 6 Avenue NW in Calgary: West Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4122240
$584,400
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4122240
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
1
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure924 sq. ft.
This 924 sq. ft. 1947 bungalow is well built. In the very desirable area of West Hillhurst situated on a 50 ft x 120ft level lot it has very good development potential. Don't miss the opportunity to buy this... More details
Listed by CIR REALTY
Main Photo: 2115 WESTMOUNT Road NW in Calgary: West Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4106943
$639,900
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4106943
Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
2
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure930 sq. ft.
Attention all builders and or renovators!! Rare opportunity to find a full 50ft south rear facing lot in the very desirable inner city community of West Hillhurst! Currently there is an older two bedroom raised bungalow in need of some TLC but primarily it is land... More details
Listed by RE/MAX REAL ESTATE (CENTRAL)
Main Photo: 1934 BROADVIEW Road NW in Calgary: West Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4091616
$649,000
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4091616
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
2
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,739 sq. ft.
This home has been EXTENSIVELY RENOVATED and you can't beat the location of the sought after community of West Hillhurst. Walk into an open concept main floor onto stunning Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors. Your living and Dining rooms are accented by a 3 sided wood... More details
Listed by COLDWELL BANKER MOUNTAIN CENTRAL
Main Photo: 2227 7 Avenue NW in Calgary: West Hillhurst House for sale : MLS(r) # C4121945
$649,900
Detached
Status:
Active
MLS® Num:
C4121945
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
2
Floor Area:
Switch units of measure1,541 sq. ft.
Amazing opportunity for Builders or Investors....this well maintained home is in a prime West Hillhurst location with lovely south facing backyard and minutes to downtown & walking distance to river and bike paths. This large 41x130 ft lot is located on a mature... More details
Listed by ROYAL LEPAGE BENCHMARK
Listing information last updated on June 25, 2017
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