Hillhurst real estate guide & listings for sale
Hillhurst is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this part of Calgary. Hillhurst is good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. On the other hand, there are a few parks close by for residents to discover and they are very well-spread out, making it very easy to get to them. Finally, although the atmosphere is not the liveliest in this part of Calgary finding one of the approximately 10 bars is very easy as they are generally situated in very convenient locations.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is simple to get around in Hillhurst. A majority of the homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are reasonably well-suited for those who travel by foot; many common errands can be run without the use of a car, and a variety of businesses are quite nearby. In contrast, Hillhurst is not very appropriate for bicycling because. Nevertheless, it is a flat ride to most locations. Thanks to SAIT / ACAD / Jubilee Station with access to the Red Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in Hillhurst is fairly good. Driving is also a reasonably good transportation option in Hillhurst. Nearby highways are very easy to reach from any location in Hillhurst, and finding a parking spot is generally easy.
In Hillhurst, roughly 30% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining houses are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. About 30% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this neighbourhood.
Daycares and schools are convenient to access on foot from most houses for sale in this part of the city. When it comes to food, both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a rather short walk from most homes for sale in this area. In addition, there are over 50 restaurants and about 10 coffee shops to benefit from in Hillhurst. It is also convenient to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot.