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
Contemporary and sophisticated it’s time to experience this architectural masterpiece! Situated on a 15,000 sq ft lot that backs onto the Bow River, this home offers close to 6,500 sq ft of development. Ideal for entertaining with its vastly open main floor plan. Large windows and skylights offer bright and airy living spaces. The well appointed gourmet kitchen offers top of the line appliances, 2 large granite islands and great storage.
LOCATION ALERT - Situated on Bow Village Cres this one of a kind property has a green belt with walking path between the rear perimeter and the Bow River and is at a higher elevation than other streets backing the Bow. This architectural mid-century modern styled four bedroom home features an exquisite great room with vaulted ceilings and natural stone fireplace with stunning treed views of the Bow river, an expansive dining room for
This extraordinary custom built home has everything you could ask for. It is a masterpiece of luxury living AND also has a LEGAL SEPARATE 772 ft² TWO BEDROOM CARRIAGE HOUSE over the triple-car garage. Located on a large 5362 ft² pie shaped lot, this exceptional home has over 4008 ft² of developed living space. The main level boasts beautiful hardwood floors, coffered ceiling, 2 pc powder room, sizeable mudroom, office, and a bright and airy
Tranquility awaits in this inspired remodel of modern design. This one-of-a-kind property is the epitome of success & creative vision. Peacefully perched on the slopes of the Bow River and surrounded in the beauty of nature, the striking yet effortlessly simple and serene interiors are a perfect compliment to the view. Like new, the home has been extensively renovated from top to bottom both inside & out. At nearly 4000 SF of developed
148 feet wide lot on the very quiet Bowness Park Lagoon, this is possibly Calgary's premier lot available at this time. With a depth of 183 feet this high and dry lot sits well above the designated flood zone making financing and insuring as well as building your dream home a lot easier and sensible. With mature trees and shrubs your privacy in the city will be unbelievable with views of the river and park abundant. This inner city .61 acre
You’ll fall in love with this custom build, spacious & classy home situated in quiet neighborhood of Bowness. 5 bedr 4.5 bathr & over 4000sqft of beautiful living space. Main entrance & large foyer open with high-end engineered hardwood floors to a unique living room & office. The formal dining room rests beside a contemporary gourmet kitchen with top of the line appliances, gas stove, and a large quartz island - perfect for
Located in the historic community of Bowness, this exceptional custom built home is highlighted by extraordinary finishes, triple pane windows, 10’ ceilings, underground sprinkler system & an oversized triple car garage. The main level boasts beautiful hardwood floors, 2 pc powder room, sizeable mudroom, office & a bright and airy living area with gorgeous gas fireplace & patio doors that open up onto a huge back deck. The
Quality craftsmanship and timeless design make this masterpiece a place to call home. Bowness is rated one of the TOP 3 COMMUNITIES by Avenue Magazine. Featuring 5 beds, 5 baths, 4200+ sq ft of functional living space, and steps to the river pathways, this home has it all. The light-filled main floor features a sizable den, formal dining room, living room, kitchen and butler's pantry. Sliding patio doors open up the living room to the
A one of a kind Property. Gorgeous, custom built home, on a 50 ft lot. 3101 sq ft of developed living space + 648 sq ft legal suite above garage. This stunning HOME w vaulted ceilings, CUSTOM kitchen, massive QUARTZ island. Entire house has Quartz countertops, high end SS appliances. Extensive cupboard space, imagine 20 drawers! Built in Cabinetry in DR, plenty of space for a table of 12. Big windows to bring in wonderful natural light.
BUILDERS, INVESTORS ALERT!!! THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A POSSIBLE 5 LOTS IN A ROW. 3 OF THE LOTS HAVE BUILDING PERMITS WITH ARCHITECTURAL PLANS AND FULL INTERIOR DESIGN PACKAGES AVAILABLE. VERY HARD TO FIND ALMOST 120FT OF STREET FRONTAGE IN THE EASY COMMUTE NEIGHBORHOOD OF BEAUTIFUL BOWNESS. NEAR SEVERAL SCHOOLS, PARKS, AND RIVER. MAY ALSO WANT TO LOOK INTO THE POSSIBILITY OF REZONING FOR HIGHER DENSITY, AS THE AREA IS FULL OF
Your sun-drenched sanctuary in the inner city. This Scandinavian modern home offers timeless design in a 2421 sqft home with 3 bedrooms above grade. Your own private paradise on a rare 60ft wide lot directly across from a gorgeous park and the Bow River pathway. Featuring 10-12 ft high ceilings, ample windows and an open flow, you will leave your worries behind as you enjoy entertaining and living. Elegance meets simplicity with the custom
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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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