Red Carpet real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Red Carpet is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to explore and they are especially well-spread out, making it easy to access them from the majority of locations in this part of Calgary. This neighbourhood is also fairly good for those who prefer quiet areas, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Driving is an excellent medium of transportation in Red Carpet. Parking is generally easy, and many properties for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway. However, the public transit service in Red Carpet is rather poor. Thankfully, homeowners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. It is at times challenging for pedestrians to navigate Red Carpet as few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. This part of the city is also not very bike-friendly as. Nevertheless, there are a limited number of elevation changes to challenge cyclists.
In Red Carpet, around 55% of dwellings are mobile homes, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Calgary also has quite a good variety of housing size options; there is a higher proportion of two bedroom homes in this area. Roughly three quarters of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and renters occupy the remainder. The buildings in this neighbourhood are relatively new, since around 40% of its dwellings were built between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s.
Property owners in Red Carpet commonly have to use a car to buy their groceries. Nevertheless, pharmacies are generally straightforward to reach on foot and provide some basic food items. This area is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat. When it comes to education, there are no high schools and no primary schools in Red Carpet. Moreover, there are only a few daycares and consequently they can be a long walk away.