Shawnessy real estate guide & listings for sale
Shawnessy is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed ambience. It is very easy to reach public green spaces since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to explore. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are generally quite peaceful.
Shawnessy is a fairly convenient part of Calgary for getting around by public transit. More precisely, there is Shawnessy Station and Somerset - Bridlewood Station on the Red Line. The neighbourhood is served by approximately 10 bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. It is sometimes challenging for people walking to move around in Shawnessy because few day-to-day errands can be run on foot. Despite the fact that the terrain is flat, this area is not very conducive to cycling as. However, driving is an excellent means of transportation in Shawnessy. It is a rather short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in Shawnessy, and it is very easy to park.
The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Shawnessy is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 85% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented. Roughly half of properties in this part of Calgary were built in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1990s and the 2000s.
A grocery store is usually reachable within a reasonably short walk from anywhere in Shawnessy. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity. As far as education is concerned, in Shawnessy, parents and their kids will typically be able to reach primary schools on foot. However, high schools are not particularly abundant and accordingly may require a long walk to get to.