Southwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Southwood offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. It is very easy to reach parks from most locations in the neighbourhood since there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to explore. This area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
This part of Calgary presents house buyers with the choice between a variety of modes of transportation. Getting around by public transit is easy in this area. For instance, there is Southland Station and Anderson Station on the Red Line. The neighbourhood is served by about 10 bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Many of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are also reasonably well-suited for walking; many common errands can be run without the use of a car. It is difficult to travel by bike in Southwood since. Nonetheless, it is an even ride to most destinations.
In Southwood, around half of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Calgary experienced its largest construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available properties are from this era. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder.
Parents and their children will appreciate that wherever their property is located in this area, schools and daycares are nearby. With respect to eating, it is usually practical for house buyers in this part of Calgary to do grocery shopping on foot. Likewise, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also convenient to access a number of clothing stores on foot.