Discovery Ridge real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Discovery Ridge. This part of the city is very good for those who like quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, it is very easy to access green spaces in the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit and a large number of houses for sale have a park a short walk away.
Travelling by car is very convenient in Discovery Ridge. It is very easy to park. In contrast, this part of the city is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically close by. It is impractical for people walking to navigate this part of Calgary because very few daily errands can be run without having to use a car. Commuting by bicycle is also challenging in Discovery Ridge as. Thankfully, riding a bike is made easier by the generally flat terrain.
In Discovery Ridge, around 55% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area offers mainly two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 85% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented. The buildings in this area are very modern, because the majority of its buildings were built following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed 1990.
Discovery Ridge does not have any high schools or primary schools. In addition, families may find it very difficult for their kids to access daycares as a pedestrian. With respect to eating, a car is almost always required in this part of the city to reach the nearest grocery store. Nevertheless, it is generally a reasonably short distance to the nearest pharmacy, which can provide some staple foods. A small selection of restaurants is available in this neighbourhood as well.