Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods: Edgemont

The 2019 Avenue Calgary list of best neighbourhoods has Edgemont finishing off its top ten. This northwest community sitting right along Nose Hill between Country Hills Boulevard and John Laurie Boulevard offers you easy access to anywhere in the city as well as an escape to nature at Nose Hill Park. Here are a few statistics about Edgemont:

  • Population of 15,442 equalling 2,340 people per square kilometre.
  • An average home value of $552,000.
  • Two per cent of people ride their bikes or walk to work.
  • 14 restaurant access points.
  • 73 public recreation access points.
  • 50 park and green space access points.
  • A walk score of 33 and a transit score of 37.

If Edgemont is sounding like your kind of community, here are a few homes to check out:

  • If you’re looking for luxury, here it is. This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home with 6,375 square feet of total living space has everything you’ll ever need from a movie theatre room in the basement to a massive three-car garage. The Georgian-inspired architecture will leave you the talk of the neighbourhood and the views over a ravine from your beautiful backyard means having guests over in the summer will be easy.
  • This home with five bedrooms and four bathrooms is so much more than meets the eye. With over $250,000 in renovations and custom upgrades, this home is perfect for anyone wanting to live in subtle luxury. With a gorgeous kitchen, home theatre, an abundance of natural light and a backyard that overlooks a large greenspace, there is plenty of room for the entire family.
  • Listed at the average home value in Edgemont, this three-bedroom, three-bathroom bungalow built in 1998 is everything you need and more. With plenty of windows and a skylight giving the main floor a bright, natural feel, you are at home the moment you step through the door. The yard is fully landscaped, allowing you the perfect escape when you want to enjoy your backyard with family and friends.
  • If you’re looking for an apartment in this area, look no further than Edgecliffe Estates. It has two large bedrooms and two bathrooms, one being an ensuite. This apartment is perfect for someone who is looking to turn a bedroom into a home office or looking for a roommate. With this apartment, you won’t need a gym membership because the building has its own pool, sauna and gym for you to use. Priced at below $200,000, don’t wait to check out this unit.

As you can see, Edgemont has everything you need to live a happy, healthy life. With lots of green spaces in the area, a shopping complex with grocery stores, restaurants and access to Nose Hill Park with a number of major roads to get you around the city, it definitely deserves its spot in the top ten of Avenue Calgary’s list of best neighbourhoods in 2019.

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