Citadel real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Citadel is exemplified by its calm ambience. There are around 10 parks nearby for residents to visit, which results in them being easy to access from the majority of locations in this area. This part of Calgary is also reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
Commuting by car is very convenient in Citadel. It is a short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in this area, and finding a place to park is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit system in Citadel is rather poor. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner. Many of the houses for sale in this area are located in places that are not very well-suited for those who travel by foot because very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car. This part of the city is also not very conducive to biking since. Nonetheless, it is a flat ride to most destinations.
In Citadel, around 80% of dwellings are single detached homes, but townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of Calgary is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 90% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 10% are rented. This neighbourhood experienced its biggest construction boom in the 1990s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
A fraction of home buyers in Citadel may be able to do grocery shopping on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. There are also a few choices for those who appreciate close by restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to reach on foot from anywhere in this neighbourhood. In addition to public schools, there are private primary and high schools. However, parents may find it challenging for their children to get to daycares on foot.