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 rm w/built-in shelving & elegant FP into the cream cabinet kitchen w/quartz counters, high end ss appliances & subzero fridge. Master retreat w/stunning river views, elaborate 7pc ensuite. 2nd bed on
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
OPEN HOUSE Sunday Feb 24, 2-4pm. Luxurious riverfront living in this craftsman-style 5 bedroom custom home on over 1/3 of an acre with stunning views! Hardwood throughout the main level, upper level & both staircases. Elegant kitchen with Thermador appliances including a 6-burner range, leather-finish granite countertops, butler's pantry with wine fridge, & walk-in pantry. Dining area with a great view & living room with built-in
Located on a large 5362 sq. ft. pie shaped lot in the highly sought after community of Bowness, this extraordinary custom built home has over 4008 sq. ft. of developed living space and is a masterpiece of luxury living. The main level boasts beautiful hardwood floors, 2 pc powder room, sizeable mudroom, office, and a bright and airy living area with gorgeous gas fireplace and French doors that open up onto a large back deck & patio area with
Open House on February 2nd 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, as well as a capacious hidden pantry. The kitchen is highlighted by a luxurious custom booth and waterfall
OPEN HOUSE: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 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
THREE LOTS WIDE ... PERFECT LOCATION ... RARE OPPORTUNITY for BUILDERS and DEVELOPERS! Incredible large south facing 0.29 acre lot, measuring 92 ft wide x 145 ft depth, ideal building site for your DREAM HOME or multiple possibilities for REDEVELOPMENT and/or SUBDIVISION into 2-3 lots; rectangular flat land, fully fenced, backing onto Bowness Park natural environmental reserve, lagoon, and the Bow River. NO FLOOD ZONE. Buyers may also have the
OPEN HOUSE SUN Feb 10th, 2-4:30pm. Don't let that stop you from calling the listing realtor to book a private viewing! CALLING artisans, gardeners, hobbyists, bird lovers, home based entrepreneurs, mechanics, welders...the possibilities are endless! This is a unique home, built to exacting specifications with HANDICAPPED ACCESS (see notes) on a no-through road on a huge lot (46x373ft) in 1996. This home backs onto wetlands accessed via a
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, this meticulously maintained property hosts a massive park-like garden your family will love. Featuring beautiful finishes throughout including hardwood up and down, new carpet , knock down ceilings, a chef's kitchen with ample granite counters, new high-end stainless steel appliances and ceiling height custom maple cabinetry. An artist studio/sunroom overlooks the lush south facing yard. The former
Wow! You get country living on one of the most sought after streets in Calgary!One of the original character homes has been tastefully incorporated into a sprawling contemporary 4 level split which gives you the best of both worlds.Situated on an enormous private treed lot you are only 10 min. to DT !You are greeted by the homes classic charm followed by expansive levels of modern design.Refinished hardwood fills the living rm/formal dining
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Bowness Real Estate: Bowness Calgary Homes
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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