McKenzie Towne real estate guide & listings for sale
McKenzie Towne is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm environment. There are around 20 public green spaces close by for residents to visit and they are very well-spread out, which results in them being easy to access from a large number of locations within this area. This neighbourhood is also reasonably good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
Driving is a great transportation option in this area. It is straightforward to come across a parking spot, and it is a short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in McKenzie Towne. On the other hand, the public transit service in this part of the city is rather poor. Nevertheless, property owners benefit from about 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. A majority of the homes for sale in this area are located in places that are not very conducive to those who travel by foot because very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. This neighbourhood is also not very bike-friendly because. Thankfully, there are few hills to challenge bike riders.
McKenzie Towne experienced its biggest construction boom following the year 2000, so most of the available homes are from this time period. In this part of Calgary, around 55% of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. About 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Home buyers in McKenzie Towne will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Residents can enjoy around 30 restaurants and coffee shops as well. In terms of education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in McKenzie Towne. In contrast, families may find it difficult for their schoolchildren to access daycares on foot.