Today is all about Inglewood!

It’s easy to see why the southeast community of Inglewood is continually voted as one of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods and tops the list of Calgary’s Coolest and most Liveable Neighbourhoods. Inglewood truly offers the best of both worlds for those seeking a balance between urban and natural living.

This sought-after inner-city community is surrounded by parks and green spaces, offering a wealth of outdoor adventures and community activities, making it an ideal location for those seeking a healthy and active lifestyle. The Bow River and Calgary path system are just steps away, providing ample opportunities for walking, jogging, and cycling along the riverfront.
For those who enjoy hiking and exploring nature, the Inglewood Wildlands Park is a must-visit destination. This stunning natural park offers a range of trails and scenic vistas, making it a popular spot for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

The area is also home to the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, a natural oasis in the heart of the city where visitors can enjoy bird watching and peaceful walks along the Bow River.

The Inglewood Community Association is another great resource for residents looking to get involved in local events and activities. From fitness classes and community festivals to art shows and craft fairs, the association offers something for everyone.

In addition to its natural beauty and community spirit, Inglewood is known for its charming and eclectic mix of unique shops, award winning restaurants, trendy cafes & bars, local breweries and live music venues offering a diverse nightlife scene. As well as its historic architecture and vibrant artistic community.

Living in Inglewood, you are literally living in Nature & a 10 minute commute to downtown. With its prime location in the heart of Calgary, this neighbourhood boasts easy access to downtown and all its amenities, while also offering residents a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

With easy access to Calgary Transit and major road connections, commuting to downtown or other parts of the city is a breeze. And with a central location, residents can enjoy the benefits of inner-city living while still maintaining a quiet and family-friendly lifestyle.

With its vibrant community spirit and diverse range of housing options, Inglewood is a popular neighbourhood for families, young professionals, and retirees alike. From cozy bungalows to trendy loft-style apartments, there's something for everyone in this vibrant and welcoming community.

Overall, Inglewood offers the perfect blend of urban convenience and natural beauty, making it an ideal location for anyone looking to enjoy the best of both worlds in one of Canada's most livable cities.

Check out more about my new listing in the community here. 


Community Highlight of Deer Run

Today we are focusing on the community of Deer Run in SE Calgary.

On the banks of the Bow River, At the end of Bow Bottom Trail and Canyon Meadows Boulevard you’ll find this lovely area of the city that showcases mature trees and wildlife.

With access to Fish Creek Park, which is one of the largest urban parks in North America, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy a range of activities such as, biking, cross country skiing, picnicking, swimming, fishing, and observing wildlife.  The Park covers over 13 square kilometers and includes a variety of habitats, grasslands, forests, and wetlands, which support a diverse range of wildlife.

Fish Creek allows for easy access to all the pathways that make Calgary unique and wonderful with over 80 kilometers of trails. Perfect for anyone looking to bike to work.

Enjoy the day at nearby Sikome lake. Or stop by at Annie’s Café for lunch or a fine dinner at the historic Bow Valley Ranch Restaurant. This one of a kind ranch dates back to the 1890's, you’ll find a visitor center, which provides information on the park’s history, ecology and recreational opportunities. The community of Deer Run presents a variety of options when it comes to leisure, amenities, shopping, and restaurants.  

There are also excellent elementary and Jr. High Schools in the area, an important consideration for families with children.

This tranquil community with executive and starter homes, is a perfect area to raise a family or anyone looking to explore the natural beauty of Calgary. 

Check out our newest listing backing onto the BowRiver at desirable Mallard Point.


Learn more about the community of Strathcona Park
Today we are talking about the community of Strathcona Park, located in the SW quadrant of Calgary. It is one of the original neighborhoods of what is known as the Westside. Offering predominantly Single-Family homes with modest to mid-price ranges, you'll also find a mix of townhouses, and condominiums.

The streets are lined with mature trees, giving the neighborhood a pleasant and established feel. Located close to several parks and green spaces, including the nearby Edworthy Park and the extensive trail system along the Bow River. The preservation of this environmental reserve / park has resulted in a natural gem in the middle of suburbs providing lovely parks and several walking paths, as well as playgrounds, picnic areas, and other amenities, and is a popular destination for outdoor recreation in the community.

In addition you'll find Westside Recreation Centre, which offers a variety of leisure and educational programs, including arts and crafts, cooking classes, and language classes.

Overall, Strathcona Park is a desirable and well-established neighborhood that offers a comfortable and convenient lifestyle for its residents located close to parks, schools, shopping, public transit & has easy access to Bow Trail & highway 1 for a quick trip to the mountains.

Check out Strathcona park with me here.
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