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.
With a stunning panoramic view of the River valley from North, to East, and South, this exceptional inner-city property comprises just over 39 acres and is bordered by Edworthy Park, One of Calgary’s oldest and largest natural reserves featuring the Douglas Fir Trail, with 169 hectares of walking trails, bike paths, picnic and playground areas, and the Bow River. The exceptional view from the property encompasses the City of Calgary, Shouldice
GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR A DEVELOPER , BUILDER TO CREATE AN AMAZING APARTMENT BUILDING AND BE PART OF THE NEW REVITALIZED BOWNESS AREA , ALL ARCHITECTURAL AND PLANS ARE INCLUDED FOR THIS 6 STORY 64 UNIT COMPLEX, THE PRIME LOCATION IS ONLY STEPS FROM THE BOW RIVER AND PATHWAY SYSTEM THAT LEADS TO DOWNTOWN CALGARY.
This extraordinary custom built home has everything you could ask for. It is a masterpiece of luxury living AND also has a LEGAL SEPARATE 748 ft², TWO BEDROOM CARRIAGE HOUSE over the triple-car garage. Located on a 50’ x 125’ lot on highly coveted Bow Crescent, this exceptional home has over 3852 ft² of developed living space. The main level boasts beautiful hardwood floors, coffered ceiling, 2 pc powder room, sizeable mudroom, large office/den,
Beautiful custom build backing onto the Bow river! Warm and inviting, this home is immaculately kept and tastefully appointed. Cherry hardwood floors, custom cabinetry and built-ins can be found throughout. The kitchen has been finished with limestone counter-tops and top of the line stainless steel appliances including a subzero fridge and Viking gas stove. All 3 floors have been outfitted with radiant in-floor heating. The main floor master
Legacy estate lot listed by the 2nd owner!! Very, very rare 100ft river frontage, 293ft deep, over 2/3 of an acre on beautiful Bow Crescent! This area of Bow crescent DID NOT flood & remains a highly desirable building lot or subdivide & build two estate homes. The rarity of these lots you own title right to the waters edge or "high water mark"!! These exclusive deeded lots were created prior to the early 1900's right to the
This custom Bowness home will have your heart fluttering w/ it’s modern lines soothed by the inviting warmth & personality of bold textures & prints. The chic yet grand ambiance wisps you into the breathtaking gourmet kitchen ft. Wolf/Subzero appliances, a marble backsplash, hidden walk-in pantry & two islands! There’s ample room to prep a feast while your guest's lounge at your Calcutta quartz waterfall island that also serves as a
ATTENTION BUILDERS - Located on a large 10,720 ft² pie shaped lot, this exceptional property is located on one of the best streets in Bowness and is being sold with development permits, plans and subdivision, for two extraordinary spec homes. Currently there is a significantly updated 3 bedroom bungalow with hardwood floors, an updated kitchen with granite countertops, updated bathrooms, and a sunroom off of the kitchen. The living room had a
Calling all Investors, Builders and Developers! 100'x125' M-C1 CORNER lot in the heart of Bowness. This property offers good flexibility for financing as it includes two detached houses (6336 & 6332) on one title and both houses are rented on a month to month basis. This is a great location for immediate / future development as many new multi-family homes on the street have just been built or currently under project. Rapidly changing area
Build to suit! Modern Meets luxury with this 2-storey home in the highly desirable area of West Bowness, just one block from Bowness Park (not in the flood zone). Buy now and have your chance to fully customize this home. Initial plans include 2700 sqft of total developed living space. Upper floor to contain 3 bedrooms with a spacious master bedroom featuring a luxurious spa like ensuite and a full walk-in closet, a seating area / bonus room and
This welcoming & spacious bungalow with a huge driveway (one of very few), is located on a charming crescent in trendy Bowness! A mere 10 min drive to downtown and steps from all amenities. This exceptional, maintenance free, architectural stone & stucco home features a sunny South facing backyard that fills the entire living areas with natural light. The main floor features vaulted ceilings in the dining & living room, wood
Investors and developers take note! These vacant lots are waiting for your ideas. 2 of 4 adjoining lots. Perfectly located close to schools, parks and the shops on Bowness Road. There is nearly 120 ft in frontage across these lots. Purchase all 4 available lots for a total frontage of 219'x120' - 26,280 SF. Current zoning is R-C2 which allows for 2 units on each lot. 4516 is oversized at approx 72'x120', 4512 offers a lot size of approx
Go for a swim in your very own HEATED POOL! Large two-storey split with oversized double attached garage plus an amazing 45'x21' indoor swimming pool house off the back of the home. Great location on the west side of Bow Crescent & did not flood in 2013. Well-lit & large mainfloor floorplan features a rear kitchen, full sized dining room plus two sunken family rooms, one with fireplace and seperate den with french doors. 3 bedrooms
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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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