University of Calgary real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of University of Calgary is exemplified by its calm ambience. This area is quiet, as the streets are usually quite calm. Lastly, although University of Calgary does not contain any public green spaces, parks are especially well-located in nearby neighbourhoods, making it easy to access them.
Thanks to University Station with access to the Red Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines, getting around by public transit is easy in this area. This part of Calgary is not especially suitable for those who travel by foot because few day-to-day needs can be met without having to resort to a vehicle. Even though there are a limited number of hills, University of Calgary is not very cycling-friendly as. On the other hand, University of Calgary is very car friendly. It is a short car ride to the closest highway from any home in this neighbourhood, and it is very easy to find a parking spot.
Roughly 95% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder. Townhouses are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of dwellings in this part of the city, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its most significant construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available properties are from this time period. There is a higher proportion of two bedroom homes in this part of the city.
A portion of residents in this neighbourhood may have the option to buy their groceries on foot, while others will need another means of transportation. Conversely, there are a good number of choices for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. Concerning education, it is a rather short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in University of Calgary. However, families may find it difficult for their children to access daycares on foot.