Bankview real estate guide & listings for sale
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighbourhood, Bankview is a reasonably good option. Most areas in Bankview are very quiet, as the streets tend to be very tranquil. Public green spaces are especially well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, which results in them being very easy to get to from most locations within the neighbourhood. Lastly, there are many things to do in this area for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Although the nightlife is limited, a narrow selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and the streets are very often busy with people.
Bankview presents homeowners with several alternative methods of transportation. Bankview is transit friendly. For instance, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. Physically active home buyers will also welcome the reasonably pedestrian-friendly nature of Bankview; running daily errands is easy, and various businesses are nearby. Although riding is facilitated by the generally flat terrain, biking is difficult in Bankview as.
Around 70% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 30% are owners. In this part of the city, the majority of buildings are small apartment buildings, but single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. Roughly 40% of properties in this part of Calgary were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in Bankview. Likewise, thanks to 10-odd restaurants and cafes in this neighbourhood, there is typically a place to get a meal or beverage just around the corner, for instance on 17th Avenue Southwest. A decent variety of clothing stores is also situated within a reasonably short walking distance. As far as education is concerned, daycares and schools are easy to walk to from most houses for sale in Bankview.