Mission real estate guide & listings for sale
Mission is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this area. Mission is very good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Parks are very easy to get to since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit. Finally, finding things to do is very easy in this part of Calgary. Numerous entertainment venues can be found nearby, the streets are very often busy with people, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the neighbourhood.
Mission does not require use of a car because various other modes of transportation are accessible. Mission is reasonably transit friendly as a consequence of a few nearby bus lines. It is also especially convenient for people walking to move around in this neighbourhood; all daily needs can be carried out without the use of a car, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. It is challenging to travel by bicycle in Mission because. Nevertheless, riding is facilitated by the generally flat terrain.
Renters occupy about two thirds of the units in Mission and the rest are occupied by owners. In this area, about half of dwellings are large apartment buildings, but small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Around 40% of homes in this part of Calgary were built between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
Schools and daycares are convenient to walk to from any location in Mission. In terms of food, it is very often feasible for home buyers in Mission to shop for general and specialty groceries on foot. Likewise, owing to 40-odd restaurants and cafes in this area, there is usually a place to get a meal or beverage just around the corner, for instance on 4th Street Southwest. House buyers have access to many nearby clothing stores.