St. Andrews Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
St. Andrews Heights is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Finally, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in and they are very well-located, which makes them very easy to reach.
Owing to a few nearby bus lines, the reasonably good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. In contrast, the bicycle is a rather poor mode of transportation in this area since. Nevertheless, cyclists do not face significant elevation changes. Most homes for sale in this part of Calgary are located in areas that are not especially suitable for those who travel by foot as running day-to-day errands is occasionally difficult by walking. In contrast, cars are an excellent mode of transportation in St. Andrews Heights. It is a very short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in this part of Calgary, and it is very convenient to find a place to park.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in St. Andrews Heights. This neighbourhood also has a good variety of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas renters occupy the remainder. The buildings in this area are quite old, because about 40% of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s.
Families will welcome that wherever their property is situated in this area, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. In contrast, there are only a few daycares and therefore they can be a rather long walk away. Regarding food, property owners in St. Andrews Heights typically need a vehicle to travel to the closest supermarket. Nevertheless, pharmacies are generally straightforward to get to on foot and sell some staple foods. A restaurant is often just around the corner, and property owners are served by a few cafes as well.