The community of Bowness is one of Calgary's most unique inner city areas. Ideally situated, Bowness homes for sale combine 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, one of Calgary's premier urban parklands, providing beauty and a tranquil retreat in the middle of the city.
Incredible Bow River and valley Views with an island right before you set in the middle of the Bow. Custom Moose Mountain log home, provides country living in the city in a timeless design. Over 4800 sq ft developed including 5 bedrooms, a secluded den / study and professionally developed basement. The spacious kitchen offers custom cabinetry and a expansive eating bar open to the massive dining room and one of four river rock fireplaces
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
Custom 4 bedroom home built in 2015 on the river front of beautiful Bow Crescent. Gorgeous open main level with kitchen, dining room and living room all with river & Bowmont park views. Amazing kitchen with Denca cabinetry, Sub Zero fridge & freezer, Wolf 48" gas range, quartz countertops & marble backsplash. Oversized pantry with quartz counter & butler's pantry with wine fridge & custom cabinetry. Living room with
Fantastic opportunity to own one of the most esteemed properties backing onto the Bow River. Enjoy the feel of country living with wide open spaces surrounded by mature trees looking onto the river, and the convenience of being right inside the city. This custom built home features 9ft and vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, skylights, loads of windows and a large bonus room over the garage, on a mature 0.8 Acre lot edging the bow river. The open
Very, very rare opportunity to purchase an amazing riverfront estate home in an exclusive and extremely private location in the Bow River escarpment! This home did NOT experience any flooding in 2013! This modern architecturally designed three bedroom, 2400sqft home is located on a heavily wooded private (almost 3/4 of acre) 500ft deep lot backing onto the Bow River. Sun drenched rooms are highlighted by numerous large windows throughout and are
OPEN HOUSE SUN JULY 02, 12-2pm. Beautiful custom home on a large 75' x 125' ft lot with a sunny southwest facing yard. The open floorplan on main level has a large great room with coffered ceilings, custom cherry built-ins & a rundle rock faced fireplace. Spacious kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite & quartz countertops, butler's pantry & walk-in pantry. Bright dining nook & separate formal dining room. Office, half bathroom,
This riverside community is home to some of the most luxurious dwellings in the city. This stone covered estate offers prestigious & unparalleled living. Immediately embrace the well-designed, stunning craftsmanship at every turn. Gleaming maple underfoot, crown moldings overhead, & abundant natural light throughout will make your senses come alive. Gourmet kitchen offers decadent poise situated impeccably among the grand eating area
Custom Built Estate Home on Vast Picturesque Lot - A rare Calgary opportunity, here’s a unique sophisticated home nestled in a private natural setting. The lot’s about 1/3 acre & backs onto treed environment reserve. Carefully developed, the property blends urban elegance with natural splendor. Refined décor & quality finish throughout. Open concept main is superb day-to-day to major entertaining. Fabulous chef’s kitchen opens to living
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From many Bowness homes for sale, owners can see picturesque views of the Bow River as it wanders through a natural, protected hollow. Bowness is one of Calgary's most preferred communities to live in. Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast, indigenous wildlife inhabits the Bowmont Park natural reserve, where you can meander for several kilometers on the Bow River Pathways.
Eclectic in nature and rich in history, the community of Bowness offers a diverse real estate housing portfolio. Riverfront properties set on large estate lots are a distinguishable feature of this community. Here, some of Calgary's most sought-after properties sit among the natural parkland of the Bow River Valley. Since its 1911 inception, Bowness houses for sale have been known for their beauty.
Nowhere is the small-town charm of Bowness more evident than on Main Street Bowness, where locally owned businesses line the street, including boutiques, shops, cafes and restaurants. Bowness also offers all the amenities of a big city, including schools and recreation facilities.
Nearby you'll find:
Canada Olympic Park
Shouldice Athletic Park and Aquatic Centre
Major shopping centers
University of Calgary
Alberta Children's Hospital
Foothills Medical Centre
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.
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Marketing Bowness & Bow Crescent for 30+ Years
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.
Top 10 Advantages: • 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’s 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
“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
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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