Beltline real estate guide & listings for sale
Beltline is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this part of Calgary. This part of the city has many places to explore. There are lots of people around most of the time, many entertainment venues can be found nearby, and it is very easy to find bars as they are well-spread throughout the neighbourhood. 17th Avenue Southwest in particular offers a great variety of nightlife. Beltline is reasonably quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Reaching parks is very easy in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
Beltline will attract property owners that use several means of transportation. The reasonably good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. The closest rapid transit station, such as Victoria Park / Stampede Station on the Red Line, is usually close by from the majority of homes in the neighbourhood. Property owners benefit from about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes. It is also especially convenient for pedestrians to navigate this part of Calgary; running common errands is very easy on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Beltline is not very suited for cycling as. Nonetheless, riding a bicycle is facilitated by the generally flat terrain.
About one third of properties in Beltline were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 2000s. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this part of Calgary is an important part of its character. Renters occupy roughly two thirds of the units in Beltline while owners occupy the remainder. This part of Calgary is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
In this part of the city, parents and their kids will typically be able to access daycares and schools by walking. Families have the choice between public and private high schools. Additionally, Beltline is served by top secondary schools, including The School of Alberta Ballet. When it comes to eating, it is usually possible for house buyers in Beltline to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Additionally, with 250-odd restaurants and cafes in Beltline, there is almost always a place to get a meal or beverage just around the corner. A very good selection of clothing stores is also available within a short walking distance.