SW Calgary Homes For Sale

Southwest Calgary is a gently rolling expanse of homes and businesses ensconced in the hills and valleys that characterize the region. From homes built in the early 1900s to modern condos on the south side of the Bow River, SW Calgary's inner and outer suburbs offer home owners a variety of interesting and affordable real estate.

SW Calgary is bounded by the Bow River to the north and McLeod Trail to the east and extends to the city limits in the south and west. Dominated by single family homes in the outer suburbs, SW Calgary sees more condos and townhome complexes, the closer one gets to the inner city. There are many neighborhoods in this area, offering close shopping, schools and recreation.

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Homes in SW Calgary's Outer Suburbs

The outer suburbs of SW Calgary are roughly split into the central west suburbs, bounded by the Trans-Canada to the north and Sarcee Trail to the east, and the far southwest suburbs, bounded by the Glenmore Resovoir to the north and Macleod Trail to the east.  Most housing comes from single-family homes, with a scattering of apartments, townhouses and duplexes.

Schools:

The Calgary Board of Education places most of the SW outer suburbs into Area V.  Area V is comprised of communities in the SW and SE of Calgary.  It currently operates 46 schools, from elementary to high school, plus a special school for those with physical or learning disabilities.  The Calgary Roman Catholic Separate School District No.1 (CSSD) has 25 schools operating in SW Calgary.  A number of private schools round out the educational offerings of SW Calgary, including Calgary French and International School, The Calgary Jewish Academy, Calgary Waldorf School, Christopher Robin School, Green Learning Academy, Menno Simons Christian School, Mountain View Academy, Third Academy (for children with learning disabilities) and the Webber Academy.

Shopping, Dining & Recreation:

Most SW Calgary real estate for sale is within a short walk or drive of enough shopping in their neighborhood to meet their daily needs. For those looking farther afield, though, there are quite a lot of unique shopping opportunities. The SW area of Calgary is populated by several shopping centres, including Chinook Centre, Britannia Shopping Plaza, Glenmore Landing, Park-It & Market Discount Clearance Outlet, Richmond Square Shopping Centre, Sarcee Plaza, Southland Crossing, Strathcona Square Shopping Centre, Westbrook Mall and Westhills Towne Centre.

There are a number of parks, tot lots and playgrounds near SW Calgary homes, the most well-known of which are Glenmore Reservoir and Fish Creek Provincial Park. Glenmore Reservoir is the source of much of SW Calgary’s drinking water and is a popular destination for swimming, sailing and boating in the summer. Fish Creek Provincial Park is one of the largest urban parks in North America at 13.48 square km. 80 km of trails for cycling, hiking, running and walking allow visitors to take in the beauties of the area.

Transportation:

There are a number ways to get out and about in SW Calgary and to access the other parts of the city. Public transportation includes Route 201 of the Calgary C-Train and Calgary Transit bus service. A large amount of trails and bikeways allow cyclists, walkers, joggers and winter skiers access to nearly every neighborhood in the area. Vehicle drivers will appreciate the major routes in and out of the district, including 14 Street SW, 17 Avenue SW, 69 Street SW, 101 Street SW, 162 Avenue SW, Anderson Road SW, Canyon Meadows Drive SW, Glenmore Trail, Heritage Drive SW, Macleod Trail, Marquis of Lorne Trail SW, Sarcee Trail, Shawnessy Boulevard SW, Southland Drive SW and Spruce Meadows Trail SW.

Homes in SW Calgary's Inner City

Calgary's SW inner city real estate is just outside Calgary's downtown core, north of Glenmore Trail, west of the Macleod Trail, east of Crowchild Trail and south of 17th Avenue. A variety of atmospheres can be found here, from the affluent neighborhood of Mount Royal to the funky Marda Loop, a dining and shopping destination. As with the neighborhoods, the homes are varied enough to suit just about any budget and taste. Condos and townhomes are more numerous than in the SW outer suburbs, affording first-time buyers and those enjoying the condo lifestyle the opportunity to purchase affordable properties.

Schools:

Calgary's SW inner city mainly falls into the CREB's Area IV, which is comprised of 56 communities in the SW and SE areas of the city. Area IV governs 42 schools, from elementary to high schools and three schools specifically for disabled children. The CSSD operates 25 schools in the SW. Christopher Robin School is the one private school in the area.

Shopping, Dining & Recreation:

Every SW Calgary community has its own set of shops and restaurants. There are several notable shopping and dining areas, including 17th Avenue SW and Marda Loop, where shops, restaurants and boutiques offer a unique shopping experience. Chinook Centre is one of the largest shopping centres in Canada.

There are a number of parks in Calgary's SW inner suburbs, including Calgary's Glenmore Reservoir. A string of parks scattered along the Elbow River enable access to the natural features of the river area. Altadore Park, Calgary Golf & Country Club, Elbow Island Park, Glenmore Athletic Park, River Park, Riverdale Park and Roxboro Park. A number of smaller parks allow for recreation in virtually every part of SW Calgary.

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Listing information last updated on May 29th, 2017 at 9:30pm MDT.