University of Calgary real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of University of Calgary is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. Although the neighbourhood does not contain any parks, public green spaces are very well-located in nearby neighbourhoods, which makes it very easy to get to them. Most areas in this neighbourhood are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Cars are a great medium of transportation in this part of Calgary. Most homes for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, and coming across a parking spot is quite easy. This area also benefits from a good public transit system. For example, it is convenient to reach a nearby rapid transit station, such as University Station with access to the Red Line, from the majority of residences in the neighbourhood. House owners have access to about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes. It is sometimes difficult for pedestrians to get around in this neighbourhood since running common errands is at times challenging by walking. Although bicycle riders do not face significant hills, cycling is also difficult in University of Calgary because.
University of Calgary experienced its biggest construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available homes are from this era. Townhouses are the predominant housing type, representing most buildings in this neighbourhood, while small apartment buildings are the main alternative in the housing stock. Roughly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while the rest are owners. There is a higher proportion of two bedroom homes in this part of the city.
It is sometimes possible for home buyers in University of Calgary to do grocery shopping by walking. Nevertheless, getting to the nearest pharmacy and accordingly some staple foods is usually easy. There is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. Regarding education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to get to on foot from any location in University of Calgary. On the other hand, parents and their schoolchildren may find it challenging to access daycares as a pedestrian.