St. Andrews Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of St. Andrews Heights is exemplified by its calm ambience. Parks are especially well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, making them very easy to access from the majority of locations within this neighbourhood. This part of the city is also reasonably good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
St. Andrews Heights is reasonably transit friendly. For example, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Even though there are a limited number of elevation changes, cycling is difficult in St. Andrews Heights as. St. Andrews Heights is not particularly suitable for walking as running common errands is sometimes challenging. However, commuting by car is especially convenient in this area. It is a very short drive to the nearest highway from anywhere in St. Andrews Heights, and coming across a place to park is easy.
Roughly two thirds of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and one third are occupied by renters. The predominant housing types in this area are single detached homes and townhouses. Roughly 40% of homes in this part of the city were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s. This part of Calgary has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is a rather short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in St. Andrews Heights. In contrast, there are only a few daycares and consequently they can be a long walk away. In terms of eating, in most cases, a vehicle is required to purchase groceries. Nevertheless, getting to the nearest pharmacy and accordingly some staple foods is usually straightforward. St. Andrews Heights is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and a small selection of coffee shops is available as well.