Dalhousie real estate guide & listings for sale
Dalhousie is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. It is very easy to get to green spaces since there are approximately 20 of them nearby for residents to visit. This part of Calgary is also very good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
The reasonably good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. For example, commuters can count on Dalhousie Station on the Red Line. Homeowners are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Despite the fact that it is an even ride to most destinations, Dalhousie is not very cycling-friendly because. Most houses for sale in this area are located in places that are not particularly conducive to walking as many daily needs are difficult to carry out without the use of a car. However, driving is usually the preferred approach to navigate Dalhousie. Finding a parking spot is quite easy.
In Dalhousie, most buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. This area experienced its main building boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in this part of Calgary. In contrast, parents may consider it difficult for their children to get to daycares on foot. Regarding food, a supermarket is generally accessible within a rather short walk from any location in Dalhousie. There are also a limited number of choices for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.