Find Bowness real estate & homes for sale at the community of Bowness is one of Calgary's most unique inner city areas. Ideally situated, Bowness homes for sale in a small-town atmosphere with the convenience of being only 10 minutes west of Calgary's downtown core, and a short drive to the majestic Rocky Mountains. Bowness is nestled along the Bow River Valley. In the heart of the community lays 100-year-old Bowness Park.
Prestigious custom built walk-out bungalow by Maillot Homes sitting on the best river front lot on the street. Every detail of this home was carefully chosen for an exquisite presentation. Incredible natural light flows t/o the large living room w/built-in shelving & elegant FP into the cream cabinet kitchen w/quartz countertops, high end ss appliances and subzero fridge. Master retreat w/stunning river views, elaborate 7pc ensuite. 2nd
A one of a kind architectural masterpiece backing onto the Bow River, with close to 6,500 sf of development & positioned on a 15,000 sf private lot. A contemporary but sophisticated & luxurious feel throughout. Ideal for a growing family, with 5 large bedrooms. The master bedroom provides amazing views over the river. Ideal for entertaining, the main floor has an incredible open plan, but still has the formal rooms desired in a house of
Riverfront 5 bedroom luxury family home in excellent condition with beautiful views of the Bow River & Bowmont Park. Open main floor plan with hardwood throughout. Gourmet kitchen with Thermador 48" fridge & 6-burner gas range, leather finish granite countertops, large island, butler's pantry with wine fridge & pantry with custom shelving & 2nd fridge. Living room with built-in cabinetry & stone-faced gas fireplace.
Welcome to the "Farmhouse on the Bow", a fully custom built home on coveted Bow Crescent. Bow Crescent is one of Calgary's best kept secrets! This home was designed with a functional and open concept living space. Property features include; a large bright kitchen with high end appliances (Wolf and Bosh), walnut island top and granite surfaces, custom millwork, hardwood floors and 10ft ceilings throughout, and large triple pane windows
Open House on October 20th from 2pm-4pm. 10ft flat ceilings paired with large glass windows and doors create a spacious feel throughout the main level; which also features a butler’s pantry, dining room, office and a large family room. The astonishing kitchen features WOLF and SUBZERO appliances, Calcutta quartz, full height cabinets and a capacious hidden pantry. The kitchen is highlighted by a luxurious custom booth and waterfall island. The
A gorgeous 4 bedroom heritage home boasts 3000 sq.ft. of craftsman-era elegance! Recent restoration project preserved original features- like the fireplace, flooring and milled woodwork- and updated the electric, heating, insulation, plumbing systems and more. The main floor features a living room with open-beam ceiling. Three-season sunroom porch and two bedrooms on this floor, give numerous options for the needs of your family. Open-concept
OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1:00 - 4:00 PM. BOW RIVER FRONTAGE ( A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO BE ON THE RIVER ) with your own private park like backyard, mature trees and the serenity of the river. Lots of upgrades and features. 3900 sq ft of total living space, fully developed walkout to the well treed private lot (55x260 feet, just over a third of an acre of land). A total of 4 bedrooms, four living room areas, spacious kitchen with
This 2100 sq. ft. bungalow with loft offers 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Its established landscaping and wide, welcoming front entry warmly greets visitors. Once inside, this home boasts amazing lofted ceilings, allowing for tonnes of light to flow into and through its spaces. It features a curved staircase, hot tub, and a single car garage with a large parking pad. A walk-up basement allows easy access to the outdoors. With plenty of room to add
OPEN HOUSE, SUN OCT 20th, 2-4:30pm. Calling artists, home based entrepreneurs, or anyone needing a large workshop. This is a unique home, custom built to exacting specifications in 1996 on a huge lot in historic Bowness. This spacious bungalow is situated on a no-through road on bi-leveled land (45 x 373) with mature trees backing onto a creek and wetlands. With 2140sq ft of developed space on the main, an attached SOLARIUM and 24x36ft heated
Opportunity knocks… A spacious home on a large 75ft lot. Newly built in 2007 this family home boosts over 4000+ sq ft of living space. The main for offers a formal layout for entertaining, a chefs kitchen, formal and casual dining rooms, family rm and a large walk in pantry. The master bedroom with full ensuite & walkin closet is located on the main flr. The main flr laundry room/mud room even has a dog bath to make caring for the
Located on coveted & serene Bow Crescent, surrounded by multi-million dollar homes, this meticulously maintained property resides in a massive park-like setting. Featuring beautiful hardwood throughout the main & upper levels. The spacious kitchen offers granite counters, newer high-end stainless steel appliances surrounded by ceiling height maple cabinets offering ample storage. An artist studio/sunroom overlooks the lush south facing
POOL HOUSE! MOVE-IN READY! This 2 storey family home boasts over 3084 sq ft of developed space. It has 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths, double attached garage, and is located on the quiet, west end of Bow Crescent- where the only way out is the way in. Main floor features a combined dining/living room, kitchen, laundry, full bath, family room with fireplace & den/office— but the real feature of the main floor is the pool! The pool room is the
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The real estate in Bowness are known for their diversity and their beauty. Most notable are the riverfront properties set on large real estate lots and heritage homes that date back to the very start of the Bowness community. Infills have become increasingly popular among Bowness builders and residents because they allow owners the luxury of a modern home in an already established community. This eclectic property portfolio has become one of the hallmarks of Bowness.
When buying or selling, look no farther than Ken Richter, local resident and Calgary RE/MAX real estate agent for 30+ years. Within his career, Ken has sold over 1,200 homes in Bowness and the neighboring community of Montgomery alone, making him the stand-out expert in the area.
Here are the Top 10 Advantages of partnering with Ken Richter to buy or sell your Bowness home :
Ken Richter, resident and #1 Bowness Area Specialist REALTOR® for 25+ consecutive years
Member of BCA and Bowness Community Planning and Development Committee
Passionate about Bowness’ history and Calgary’s inner-city re-development
Advertising Calgary and Bowness community events through newsletters & social media
Annual sponsor of the Bowness Lions Stampede Parade and Breakfast and past Parade Marshall
Providing on-going support to local schools, shops and businesses. "I Love Bowness!"
On-going supporter of local community activities and sporting events
RE/MAX and Calgary Real Estate Board charitable golf tournament participant
Attending and networking at RE/MAX National and International conferences
Proud advocate of, Bowness, Bow Crescent, and Montgomery inner-city communities
Ken's Top 10 Reasons To Live In Beautiful Bowness
1.Great Inner City Location Bowness is one of Calgary's most unique inner-city areas that combines the ambience and charm of a small-town with the convenience of being only 10 minutes away from downtown. There is fast access to the Trans-Canada Highway, makes getting away to the Rocky Mountains fast and easy, and the Stoney Trail ring-road is nearby. Since 1911, Bowness has been one of Calgary's most beloved communities.
2.One of the Best! The community of Bowness was ranked number one in Alberta in the Canadian Real Estate Wealth top 100 of 2013, and ranked high in Avenue Magazine's 2014 Top Ten lists, ranking 1st for park access, 3rd for friendliness, and 2nd for strength of community. Bowness residents often refer to themselves as "Bownesians" and spread this sentiment with a bumper sticker, "I Love Bowness!""
3.Nestled Along the Bow River Valley Nestled along the Bow River Valley, Bowness has become a preferred community in Calgary in part because of its picturesque views of the Bow River. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the area and the immediate access to Calgary's Bow River pathways, off-leash dog park and the protected, natural parkland teaming with local plants and wildlife.
4.Diverse Real Estate Portfolio The community of Bowness offers a diverse real estate housing portfolio from entry level condos to multi-million riverfront properties on large estate lots. A perfect move-up community that will take you through every phase of life, Bowness also has several commercial areas and investment properties to keep your eye on. This well-established community of over 10,000 residents continues to be on the rise!
5.Small-Town Charm You'll fall in love with the small-town charm of Main Street Bowness and its locally owned boutiques, shops, cafes, and restaurants. Visit the Place Family Restaurant, Salt & Pepper Mexican Restaurant, Hexters Rock-n-Roll Blues Lounge, Bow Cycle, Cadence Diner, Angel's Drive-In, and Extreme Catering. Don't miss The Bowness Lion's Club Annual Stampede Parade and Breakfast serving pancakes and sausages to over 6,000 Calgarians.
6.Rich in History Eclectic in nature and rich in history, the community of Bowness comes from humble beginnings, still evident in its tight-knit, small-town atmosphere. Begun in 1911 by entrepreneur John Hextall, Bowness first became a village in 1948. It was later annexed by the City of Calgary in 1964. Through initiatives by the Bowness Historical Society, Bowness culture and community history continue to thrive.
7.Local Amenities Bowness offers all the amenities of a big city, including public, separate, and private schools, a public library, medical clinics, community centre facilities, and ice arena. The surrounding area has even more great services. Nearby you'll find Canada Olympic Park, the Shouldice Athletic Park and Aquatic Centre, Market Mall, shopping centers, the University of Calgary, the Alberta Children's Hospital, and Foothills Medical Centre.
8.Beautiful Bowness Park The 100 year-old Bowness Park is one of Calgary's premier parks, located in the heart of the community. Originally a weekend retreat in the early 1900s, this park is popular among residents for activities including picnics, boating, skating, and winter marshmallow roasts.
9.Bowness Community Association The dedicated volunteers of the Bowness Community Association and Planning and Development Committee are responsible for much of the community spirit that permeates the streets. They run many organized groups, clubs, special events, and local activities for all ages, as well as, provide the monthly "Bowestner" community newsletter.
10.Team Ken Richter When buying or selling, look no farther than Ken Richter, local Bowness resident and Calgary RE/MAX real estate agent for 30+ years. Ken has sold over 1,200 homes in the Bowness and Montgomery communities alone, making him the stand-out expert in the area. Ken's sales record and knowledge of this unique community is unsurpassed, and his team is dedicated to friendly, courteous, and professional service.
Ken's Top 10 Reasons To Live In Beautiful Bowness
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The History of Bowness
Bowness is nestled right into the heart of the Bow Valley, which was carved out of the land by the Bow Glacier. The Bowness area was originally inhabited by the pre-Clovis people, whose presence can be dated back 11,000 years... Read more about the History of Bowness.
Bowness may be part of the City of Calgary, but it has retained its small town charm. Bowness is a safe, clean, welcoming place for residents and visitors alike. It strives to be a great place for families, maintaining parks, schools, recreation facilities and shopping centers. Read more about Bowness Today.
Bowness is known and beloved for many reasons. However, one that has stood the test of time is Bowness Park. Bowness Park has been serving Calgarians for over 100 years, ever since it was donated to the city by John Hextall in 1911... Read more about Bowness Park.
If you are interested in learning more about Bowness, we recommend the following resources:
Our Blog : We regularly feature blog posts on the beautiful community of Bowness. You can find a wide range of topics from homes on the market to things to do in the community. Check it out!
My Bowness: The Bowness Community Association runs a website called "My Bowness." Read more about the history of this community, current events happening around the area, volunteer opportunities, ways you can get connected to the neighborhood and more.
City of Calgary : The City of Calgary's website is full of informative resources on all of Calgary, including Bowness. Learn about community bylaws, amenities, services and more. This website is the authority on all things Calgary; make sure to use it!
Bowness Community Association : The Bowness Community Association was established in 1963 and is located at 7904 – 43 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB inside the Bowness Community Association and Arena. The Association is governed and operated by a volunteer Board of Directors, several resident committee volunteers, and last but not least, the Community Association staff.
We love receiving positive feedback from our valued clients. Read what Mr. & Mrs. Mike K. had to say about working with Team Ken Richter to sell their home in Bowness:
We want to thank you and the team for all you did to facilitate the sale of our property. We know you did far more than an agent without your background knowledge of the Bowness area and the people who live there could ever have done. We truly appreciate all your efforts which produced such a good and timely result.” - Mr & Mrs Mike K
What do you love most about Bowness? We would love to hear from you!
Ken’s sales record and knowledge of the Bowness area, including Bow Crescent, is unsurpassed, and his team's dedication to friendly, professional service is a promise you can count on. Contact Ken Richter today for all your real estate needs!
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