Acadia real estate guide & listings for sale
Acadia is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. This area is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Lastly, it is easy to access public green spaces since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to relax in.
This area is a fairly convenient part of Calgary for pedestrians; many common errands can be run on foot. Even though there are few slopes to confront bicycle riders, this neighbourhood is not very cycling-friendly because. Cars are a great transportation option in Acadia. It is very convenient to come across a place to park, and many houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway. However, travelling by transit can be sometimes difficult in Acadia due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about 45% of dwellings in Acadia, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This part of Calgary has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. Most of the housing growth in this part of Calgary happened in the 1960s and 1970s.
In Acadia, parents and their kids will usually be able to get to both primary and secondary schools by walking. Families can choose between public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level. In contrast, daycares are not very plentiful and consequently may require a rather long walk to get to. In terms of eating, the closest grocery store in Acadia is typically only a reasonably short walk away. Likewise, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a limited selection of cafes is available as well. It is also a rather short walk to a decent choice of clothing stores.