Silver Springs real estate guide & listings for sale
Silver Springs is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. Green spaces are very easy to access, since there are around 20 of them close by for residents to unwind in and a large number of homes for sale have a park around the corner. Most areas in this neighbourhood are very quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
The car is very often the favoured mode of transportation in this part of Calgary. It is very convenient to park. On the other hand, getting around by transit can be occasionally challenging in this part of the city by reason of the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is straightforward to reach a nearby bus stop from most properties. This area is not very suitable for walking since running common errands is impractical. It is also difficult to move around by bike in this neighbourhood because. Nevertheless, there are a limited number of elevation changes.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing most dwellings in Silver Springs, while the rest are mainly townhouses. This part of Calgary also has quite a good selection of housing size options - there is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this area. Around 85% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented. The majority of the homes in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built 1980.
A portion of house buyers in this part of Calgary may be able to reach the closest supermarket on foot, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. There are also about 10 restaurants and cafes in Silver Springs. Regarding education, in this area, families will generally be able to access primary schools on foot. However, this neighbourhood does not contain any high schools.