Best Neighbourhoods: Arbour Lake


Recently, Avenue Magazine released their annual list of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods, a ranking of the top 50 communities as voted on by Calgarians. We decided to take a closer look at the communities in the top 10, and give you some insight on what to see and do there.

In the number seven spot is the northwest community of Arbour Lake. This community is bounded by Country Hills Boulevard, Crowchild Trail, Nose Hill Drive and Stoney Trail.

  • Population: 10,947
  • Density/People per sq. km: 2,488
  • Homeowners: 87%
  • Median tax assessment of residential property, 2016: $469,000

According to Avenue Magazine, the top ranking qualities of Arbour Lake are:

  • Grocery stores: residents of Arbour Lake are nearby two health food stores: Amaranth Foods and Community Natural Foods. There’s also major chain grocery stores nearby like Co-op and Safeway.
  • Restaurants/cafes/bars: there are tons of options for night owls, foodies and coffee lovers in this neighbourhood. Dine Here has a complete list of your options.
  • Access to major roads
  • Library: Nose Hill Library is within reach for Arbour Lake residents.
  • Boutiques
  • Drug stores

The community that has is it all! A pristine lake brimming with rainbow trout, neighbourhood parks, spectacular mountain views, a regional bike and walkway path carved through rolling hills. Swimming, boating, fishing, ice skating, BBQ’s and much more. Your activities are only limited by your imagination. As Northwest Calgary’s only lake community, Arbour Lake offers a quality of living unmatched. [Arbour Lake Community Association]

Are you interested in buying or selling in the Arbour Lake area? Feel free to contact us!

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