Sunnyside real estate guide & listings for sale
Sunnyside has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Sunnyside is quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. However, there are around 10 green spaces close by for residents to unwind in and they are very well-spread out, making them very easy to get to. Lastly, although the ambience is not the liveliest in this part of Calgary with the nightlife venues in nearby neighbourhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located around the corner.
Sunnyside enables house buyers to move around using different methods of transportation. Sunnyside is quite conducive to walking; running day-to-day errands is easy, and there are also a good number of businesses nearby. However, Sunnyside is not very suited for cycling since. Nevertheless, it is a flat ride to most locations. Sunnyside benefits from a fairly good public transit infrastructure by reason of Sunnyside Station on the Red Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Sunnyside is also car friendly. Parking is generally easy, and the majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway.
In Sunnyside, around 55% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This area is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy around two thirds of the dwellings in the neighbourhood while the remainder are occupied by owners. Around 45% of properties in this part of Calgary were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is often an option for home buyers in Sunnyside to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Additionally, thanks to 10-odd restaurants and cafes in this area, there is generally a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. House buyers have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. Concerning education, primary schools are straightforward to walk to from most homes for sale in Sunnyside. On the other hand, this area does not contain any high schools.