Currie Barracks real estate guide & listings for sale
Currie Barracks is a very good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed ambience. This part of Calgary is very quiet overall, as the streets are generally very calm. Lastly, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to check out and they are very well-distributed, which results in them being very easy to reach from the majority of locations in Currie Barracks.
Driving is often the best approach to navigate this area. It is especially convenient to access a parking spot. In contrast, Currie Barracks is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. It is occasionally difficult for pedestrians to navigate this part of Calgary since few common errands can be run on foot. Despite the fact that there are a limited number of elevation changes, Currie Barracks is also not very amenable to cycling as.
The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. In this area, around half of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood has occurred after the year 2000. This part of the city also has a good selection of unit sizes; homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Primary schools and high schools are very easy to reach on foot from most homes for sale in this part of the city. Parents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. In addition, there are some of the province's top schools, like Clear Water Academy and Bishop Carroll High School, in this area. In contrast, daycares are not particularly abundant and thus not always within walking distance. In terms of eating, it is convenient to access the nearest supermarket by walking in this part of the city. Additionally, this neighbourhood is a good place in which to eat out, and home buyers benefit from a few cafes as well.