Cranston real estate guide & listings for sale
Cranston offers a calm ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are approximately 20 parks nearby for residents to explore, which results in them being easy to access from most locations in the neighbourhood. This area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Driving is usually the favoured method of transportation in Cranston. Nearby highways are very easy to drive to from any home in this part of Calgary, and it is especially convenient to park. However, the public transit service in Cranston is not very frequent. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. Commuting by bicycle is challenging in Cranston as. Nonetheless, the topography is quite flat. It is also difficult for pedestrians to navigate Cranston because very few common errands can be run on foot.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing most buildings in Cranston, and the rest are mainly townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Calgary has taken place after the year 2000. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Nearly 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 10% are renters.
Families will find that no matter where their house is located in Cranston, primary schools are close by. However, it can be challenging to get to high schools on foot. Regarding food, some residents in this neighbourhood may be able to do their grocery shopping by walking, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate close by restaurants and cafes.