Shawnessy real estate guide & listings for sale
Shawnessy offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. The noise levels in this part of Calgary are quite low, as the streets are usually reasonably tranquil. Finally, green spaces are especially well-spread out and there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to discover, making them very easy to get to from a large number of locations in Shawnessy.
Cars are an excellent medium of transportation in Shawnessy. Nearby highways are easy to drive to from any home in this area, and it is straightforward to park. Getting around by public transit is also easy in Shawnessy. Residents can depend on Shawnessy Station and Somerset - Bridlewood Station with access to the Red Line. The neighbourhood is linked by about 10 bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Shawnessy is not very amenable to bicycling because. Thankfully, there are a limited number of hills for cyclists to brave. This neighbourhood is also not especially well-suited for walking as running common errands is occasionally difficult on foot.
In Shawnessy, the vast majority of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remainder are mainly townhouses. About half of properties in this neighbourhood were built in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1990s and the 2000s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the units in the neighbourhood whereas the remainder are rented.
It is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from any location in Shawnessy. In contrast, high schools are not especially abundant and therefore tend to require a long walk to get to. Regarding food, it is convenient to access the nearest supermarket on foot in Shawnessy. Residents can enjoy over 50 restaurants and coffee shops as well.