University Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
University Heights offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, there are a few parks close by for residents to unwind in and they are especially well-situated, which results in them being very easy to reach from the majority of locations within University Heights.
Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, property owners can rely on public transit to travel in University Heights. In contrast, University Heights is not very bicycling-friendly since. Nevertheless, there are a limited number of slopes. Travelling on foot is not particularly practical for house buyers in this part of the city since carrying out daily needs is at times challenging. However, cars are a great means of transportation in University Heights. Nearby highways are very easy to access from any home in this area, and it is very easy to park.
In University Heights, many buildings are small apartment buildings, but large apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Calgary took place in the 1960s and 1970s. This area offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy around 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and the remainder are occupied by owners.
Property owners in University Heights generally have to rely on a car to do their grocery shopping. Nonetheless, pharmacies are generally very easy to reach on foot and sell some basic food items. There is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. As far as education is concerned, parents and their children will find that no matter where their property is situated in University Heights, both primary and secondary schools are close by. However, there are only a few daycares and thus they can be a rather long walk away.