The neighbourhood of Crescent Heights is one of Calgary's most desirable and established communities. Houses for sale in Crescent Heights are very diverse with options for all types of buyers. Atop the hill overlooking downtown and the Bow River, you will find large executive homes on wife lots that go for over $1 million frequently. However, there are some more modestly priced homes throughout the area as well. What makes Crescent heights so awesome is its proximity to so many great things and its outdoor recreational facilities. Where do we start? 16th Ave (Trans Canada Hwy) bounds the area to the north and offers great access to surrounding communities and other transit lines. Homes on Crescent Hill, you will find Lookout Point, a regular spot for the active outdoorsman that features a staircase to the bottom of the hill and Bow River. Joggers frequently use this site during the summer months to get or keep in shape. There is also an urban park called Crescent Heights Park that includes Crescent Heights High School, one of the largest High Schools in the city. This park also has a community association and is known for its Yoga gatherings throughout the summer months. Close to 16th Ave you will find the walkability is unmatched. There are many unique shops and restaurants local residents can enjoy.
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is also in close proximity to this community. SAIT is one of the country's best trade and technology post-secondary institutes in the country. The Jubilee Auditorium is located on the campus of SAIT and produces musical plays and events throughout the year. Down the hill from SAIT is the neighbourhood of Kensington and Riley Park. This park is awesome during the summer months and a great place to take photos. 10th Ave in Kensington is a walker's paradise with so many quaint shops, gelato and dine-in restaurants.
Located directly south of available real estate in Crescent Heights is Prince's Island Park. This area is the most popular park in the city. There are so many festivals and events going on during the summer, but is also one of the best lounging areas for the frequent weekender. Eau Claire Market resides next to Prince's Island and has a similar trendy, eclectic feel. Neighbouring areas include Bridgeland/Riverside to the east and Rosedale and Sunnyside to the west. Public transportation is on Centre Street and 16th Ave.
Stop dreaming about inner-city living and make it happen in this beautiful urban community just minutes from Calgary's core.
About Crescent Heights Real Estate
Crescent Heights is a well-established community located in central NW Calgary. It is in close proximity to the downtown core, parks, playgrounds, trails, amenities and more. Real estate on Crescent Hill overlooks downtown as well as the Bow River.
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Listing information last updated on January 23rd, 2021 at 12:15am MST.