Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods: Acadia

Landing at number six on Avenue Calgary’stop neighbourhood list is the southeast community of Acadia. Nestled in between Blackfoot Trail and Macleod Trail, this established neighbourhood is a great spot to settle down. Close enough to everything that you never have to worry about a commute while also removed from the hustle and bustle of downtown, Acadia is perfectly located with easy access to major roads and the south side of the city. Here are a few statistics about Calgary’s sixth-best neighbourhood:

  • It has a population of 10,585, equalling approximately 2,714 people per square kilometre.
  • The average home is valued at $385,000.
  • Seven per cent of people walk or bike to work.
  • It has 34 restaurant access points.
  • 104 public recreation access points.
  • A walk score of 60 and a transit score of 50.

Now, Acadia sounds pretty great, doesn’t it? If you’re looking to move into a new home and you’re impressed by these high rankings, here are some homes you should check out before someone else moves in on them:

  • This gorgeous four-bedroom, three-bathroom bungalow has been flawlessly renovated. Its modern look paired with top-notch appliances and ample closet space makes this home a can’t-miss. With a large entertainment space in the basement and the massive back deck, there is plenty of room for parties during all months of the year. In addition, this home has an oversized double car garage with twelve-foot ceilings, so you’ll never have to worry about your car not fitting – should you decide to upgrade later on.
  • Located on a huge lot, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home has been newly renovated with absolutely everything you would ever need. A large backyard with a fire pit, beautiful trees in front and behind the house while located on a quiet street, this home is extremely intriguing for buyers. The blue exterior adds some character to a home that is already bursting with it.
  • Priced at the neighbourhood’s average value, this home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Offering a finished basement, a big backyard with a fire pit and a large deck to enjoy the sun, what else do you really need? The spacious driveway can accommodate your trailer while the surrounding trees offer some privacy from the road. Win, win, ultimate WIN.
  • If you’re looking for an apartment, this main floor corner unit is move-in ready. Newly updated and close to transit, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment on Heritage Drive is a must-see. With a titled parking stall and a huge living room, having visitors is never an issue at this place. The property upkeep is second to none with reasonable maintenance fees, so keep that in mind when you’re looking around.

Acadia is truly a hidden gem in Calgary, often overlooked, but never recreated. Don’t wait to explore this gorgeous community that has everything you’ll ever need inside the city limits.

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