Thorncliffe real estate guide & listings for sale
Thorncliffe offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. There are around 20 parks close by for residents to discover and they are very well-spread out, which makes them very easy to get to. This area is especially quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
Commuting by public transit is easy in Thorncliffe. More precisely, house owners are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. However, Thorncliffe is not very conducive to biking as. Thankfully, cyclists do not face significant elevation changes. Thorncliffe is not particularly well-suited for those who travel by foot because few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. On the other hand, driving is a very good transportation option in this area. It is convenient to park, and it is a rather short drive to the closest highway from any location in Thorncliffe.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly 45% of buildings in Thorncliffe, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Calgary has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters. This neighbourhood experienced its biggest building boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available housing stock is from this era.
It is typically an option for property owners in Thorncliffe to purchase their groceries on foot. Moreover, a cafe is commonly just around the corner, and there are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about close by restaurants. When it comes to education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to access on foot from any location in this part of the city. In contrast, families may consider it challenging to access daycares as a pedestrian.