Spring is a peculiar time for Calgarians. It seems like the moment we reach temperatures over zero degrees, the shorts come out and the toques are packed away. However, any true Calgarian knows that the moment you pack away your winter clothes you have officially jinxed the season and Mother Nature will strike back with the full force of a negative forty degree blizzard. So even though the weather looks nice for this weekend, don't get too confident.
Weather in Calgary is delicate and undecided. It can never quite make up its mind on when spring will officially come. Therefore, we are launched into a constant back-and-forth between warm, sunny days and freezing, windy cold. While us Calgarians may be strong enough to handle this, sometimes our
One of the best close-in NW inner city areas to re-develop in the heart of Hillhurst. Located on a beautiful, quiet, tree lined street on a massive mature treed, fenced, 50x134.8ft rear west facing R-C2 lot!!
Tastefully updated of approx. $250k in featured renovations in 2011 is a very spacious 2945sqft fully developed 2 1/2 story total of 5 bedroom character home including an illegal self contained walk-out suite.Soaring 30ft open beam ceilings greet you when entering into the front living room, beautifully restored hardwood and soft wood floors,, very bright massive rear great room on main floor & enjoy the evening west sunlight c/w a cozy wood burning fireplace, main floor laundry, newer kitchen and granite counters. Upstairs features 3…
Welcome to a beautiful and spacious DETACHED home featuring over 1900sqft of luxury living space under $600K in the inner city on a quiet street and close to all amenities HERE IT IS!!
One owner home since new and gently lived-in is this custom built three bedroom two story on a sunny south exposed treed on a low maintenance lot. Custom features are the integrate maple kitchen cabinets, including beautiful granite counter tops throughout the entire home, gorgeous pre-finished light colored real Maple floors on the main floor, 9ft ceilings on all floors, bright open floor plan exudes light into the main floor. Upstairs offers 3 good sized bedrooms, upstairs laundry incl. separate sink plus 2 skylights, huge master bedrm, heated floors in the…
Welcome to a very large and spacious fully developed total of five bedroom very contemporary and modern semi-detached family home! This like-new house offers wonderful views of Canada Olympic Park and the hillside valley escarpment through generous sized sunny south windows!
Some of the special highlighted features include, a beautiful chefs kitchen offering full 10ft ceiling height cabinetry, luxurious quartz counters, modern colored engineered hardwood and tile flooring, very large and cozy gas fireplace in great room, spacious mud room conveniently located from the rear detached garage. Upstairs awakens the senses by bringing light into each by room through a large window package and use of skylight in master en-suite, 3…
Very bright and spacious 992 sqft 2 bedroom top floor unit has been immaculately maintained by the original owner!
Located in a small, very well maintained building in the vibrant community of Bowness! With easy access to the West, the mountains, and a short commute to downtown this building is close to many trendy restaurants, local shops, public transit, and right on the amazing bike and river pathway system! (This complex didn’t flood though!) This unit shows beautifully with numerous upgrades in the past 5 years! There is a bright and sunny south facing balcony, offering a quiet oasis and a partial view of Canada Olympic Park. Convenient in suite laundry, one assigned secured covered parking stall and access to bike storage is also included.
At the start of the winter season we braced you for the cold: we gave you tips to cut down on heating costs, ways to keep your driveway and walkway clear of snow and ice, we even taught you how to prepare your home for the big freeze! The winter season did not last nearly as long as weathermen across Canada warned us it would, however that does not mean we are completely clear of the cold.
Temperatures are already on the rise towards what is going to be a beautiful spring! However, Calgarians still have to make it through February, which is consistently one of the coldest months of the year. Rather than complain about the cold and lament another day of freezing winds, we thought the best way to cap off this winter season would be to teach you how you
Older bungalow located on a massive 10,860sqft (almost a 1/4 of an acre) beautiful R-C1 mature treed lot in the heart of the inner city!!
Situated on a quiet street at the end of the cul-de-sac, close to all amenities. A short walk to the Shouldice park and pool, the Bow river and river bike path system, 5 mins to two hospitals, University of Calgary and Market Mall, a short commute to downtown and easy access west to the mountains!! The city is up-zoning a lot of inner city lots and this property would be a premier location for re-development. The older bungalow is currently rented by a long term tenant for over 20 years please don't disturb him. Great property!! Excellent value!!
Nothing is as exciting and terrifying as bringing your little newborn home for the first time. Suddenly, every falling leaf is simultaneously a threat and an adorable new experience for your enchanted baby. What was a home for two adults is now going to be a home for two very tired adults and one curious child.
You may know not to climb into the toilet or spray mysterious concoctions onto your face, but a baby is relatively naive when it comes to these things. How do you prevent anything harmful from happening to your little one in a mysterious house filled with hundreds of things to explore? Child-Proof.
It is a saying that was coined once parents around the globe discovered that little hands can open up just about anything if there is enough
Calgarians love to travel; especially this time of year, in order to escape the cold. While trips are fun to plan, there is a lot to remember to do. Here are 4 simple things to keep in mind as you make your vacation plans:
1). If you are planing to fly internationally, check your passport to make sure it is updated and has not expired/will not expire during your trip. You don’t want to be caught a week before your trip with no valid passport. To renew a passport, get professional passport photos taken (places such as London Drugs, Superstore, Walmart, etc. offer this service specifically). Print off a renewal form and fill it out at home to save time, then bring all the necessary documents to a passport office. You can pay to get your passport renewed
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