Lake Bonavista: A Community of Natural Beauty and Tranquility

Snug in the heart of Calgary, Lake Bonavista is a picturesque community that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, recreational activities, and friendly atmosphere. This community is the perfect destination for those who love the water with stunning lakefront areas here along lake Bonaventure & Lake Bonavista. 

Lake Bonavista is located in the southeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is bordered by Anderson Road to the north, Macleod Trail to the west, Canyon Meadows Drive to the south, and Bow Bottom Trail to the east. The community is easily accessible by car or public transportation. 

Lake Bonavista is a community that prides itself on its beautiful lakefront homes. The community is also known for its walkability, with easy access to Fish Creek Provincial Park, which offers over 80 kilometers of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Residents can also enjoy boating, fishing, and swimming in the two beautiful lakes. 

In addition to its natural attractions, Lake Bonavista offers a variety of shopping and dining options. The community has a vibrant commercial district that includes restaurants, cafes, and specialty stores. There are also nearby malls and shopping centers, such as Southcentre Mall and Deerfoot Meadows that residents can also access.

Numerous benefits are offered to Lake Bonavista residents. The community has a strong focus on fitness and wellness, with a state-of-the-art fitness center, tennis courts, and a skating rink. 

Lake Bonavista is a unique and vibrant community that offers something for everyone. Whether you're a nature lover, fitness enthusiast, or foodie, there's plenty to explore and enjoy in this hidden gem of Calgary. We invite you to visit Lake Bonavista and discover its natural beauty, recreational activities, and friendly atmosphere for yourself.

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Find out about Bankview

Bankview is located in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, situated on a hill, offering great views of the city and close to the core. Main roads and transit are easily accessible taking you where you need to go. It's a community that has been around since the early 1900s and continues to thrive today.

Bankview’s diversity is one of its unique features that make it stand out from other Calgary communities. It has one of the highest concentrations of people from different ethnicities in Calgary! You'll find residents from different backgrounds and who speak a variety of languages. This welcoming community celebrates differences together through events like "Multicultural Day" which happens every year on June 21st (World Refugee Day).

Community engagement is an essential part of Bankview's identity. The community works hard to create a sense of belonging, which contributes to social cohesion and helps residents feel like they belong. Many notable organizations and groups help foster this sense of community and bring people together for fun activities and volunteer opportunities.

The residents of Bankview have a strong sense of ownership over their neighborhood and are proud of their involvement in local events and initiatives. As a result, the community offers a diverse range of multi-family living options, which includes houses and condos that vary in price and size to accommodate the different needs and budgets of its residents. It’s also home to many local businesses that provide the residents with plenty of amenities.

Bankview offers urban living at its best! You'll find yourself surrounded by culture, art, and entertainment options on every corner. With plenty of green spaces nearby if you want some fresh air or just want somewhere quiet to take a walk with friends or family.

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Focusing on Mount Royal

One of Calgary's elite neighborhoods, today we are focusing on the community of Mount Royal which is situated on the slope and crest of a hill, overlooking downtown Calgary with stunning homes, large lots, and beautiful tree-lined streets.

This inner city community in Calgary’s southwest, is home to the neighbourhoods of Upper Mount Royal (to the south) and Lower Mount Royal (the northern section) which are separated by an escarpment that runs along Cameron and Royal Avenues in an east-west direction. This diverse and vibrant inner-city community has a rich and interesting history, established in 1904 when the Canadian Pacific Railway subdivided the land into large lots.

The historic community of Upper Mount Royal is one of Calgary’s wealthiest neighbourhoods and is home to some of the city’s most expensive and luxurious homes. Ranging from the older character homes built by the railroad barons to newer contemporary showpieces. This exclusive luxury Calgary neighbourhood is one of the City’s most sought-after districts and was originally an enclave of the city’s American born business elite.  The neighbourhood was originally known as ‘American Hill’. Over time, the area became more diverse, and the name "Mount Royal" became more widely used to reflect the community's Canadian identity. Despite its exclusivity, Upper Mount Royal is still a welcoming and tight-knit community, with many residents taking pride in the area's history and unique character.

In addition it's known for its trendy shops, cafes, and restaurants along 17th Avenue SW, which is often referred to as the "Red Mile." Mount Royal is also home to several parks and green spaces, including Tomkins Park, which features a playground and picnic area, and the Earl Grey Golf Club, which is one of Calgary's oldest golf courses

Overall, Mount Royal is a unique and desirable community that offers a mix of history, character, and urban convenience.

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Highlighting the historic community of Rosedale
It's fascinating to see how communities evolve over time. Rosedale in Northwest Calgary is no exception. From its humble beginnings as a fast-growing community in 1929, Rosedale has transformed into a highly sought-after neighborhood with luxurious homes and stunning city skyline views.

Despite the changes that have taken place in Rosedale over the years, the community has managed to retain its charm and appeal. Many of the original homes and buildings in the neighborhood have been preserved, giving residents and visitors a glimpse into the area's rich history. Additionally, the community boasts a variety of parks, green spaces, and recreational facilities that provide residents with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. 

Rosedale's central location provides residents with convenient access to various resources and transportation options. Being situated in such a strategic location can make a significant difference in terms of accessibility and convenience, particularly for those who work or study in the downtown core.

Rosedale is home to an array of shopping and art centers located around 10th Street and 16th Avenue. This not only provides residents with easy access to everyday necessities but also offers opportunities for leisurely shopping and entertainment. The abundance of options in this area can make it a hub for everything you need, from grocery stores and pharmacies to trendy boutiques and specialty shops.

Overall, Rosedale is a great example of how a community can evolve and adapt to changing times while still retaining its unique character and charm. Whether you're looking for a glimpse into Calgary's past or a luxurious home with stunning views of the city skyline, Rosedale is definitely worth a visit.

Today is all about Inglewood!

It’s easy to see why the southeast community of Inglewood is continually voted as one of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods and tops the list of Calgary’s Coolest and most Liveable Neighbourhoods. Inglewood truly offers the best of both worlds for those seeking a balance between urban and natural living.

This sought-after inner-city community is surrounded by parks and green spaces, offering a wealth of outdoor adventures and community activities, making it an ideal location for those seeking a healthy and active lifestyle. The Bow River and Calgary path system are just steps away, providing ample opportunities for walking, jogging, and cycling along the riverfront.
For those who enjoy hiking and exploring nature, the Inglewood Wildlands Park is a must-visit destination. This stunning natural park offers a range of trails and scenic vistas, making it a popular spot for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

The area is also home to the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, a natural oasis in the heart of the city where visitors can enjoy bird watching and peaceful walks along the Bow River.

The Inglewood Community Association is another great resource for residents looking to get involved in local events and activities. From fitness classes and community festivals to art shows and craft fairs, the association offers something for everyone.

In addition to its natural beauty and community spirit, Inglewood is known for its charming and eclectic mix of unique shops, award winning restaurants, trendy cafes & bars, local breweries and live music venues offering a diverse nightlife scene. As well as its historic architecture and vibrant artistic community.

Living in Inglewood, you are literally living in Nature & a 10 minute commute to downtown. With its prime location in the heart of Calgary, this neighbourhood boasts easy access to downtown and all its amenities, while also offering residents a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

With easy access to Calgary Transit and major road connections, commuting to downtown or other parts of the city is a breeze. And with a central location, residents can enjoy the benefits of inner-city living while still maintaining a quiet and family-friendly lifestyle.

With its vibrant community spirit and diverse range of housing options, Inglewood is a popular neighbourhood for families, young professionals, and retirees alike. From cozy bungalows to trendy loft-style apartments, there's something for everyone in this vibrant and welcoming community.

Overall, Inglewood offers the perfect blend of urban convenience and natural beauty, making it an ideal location for anyone looking to enjoy the best of both worlds in one of Canada's most livable cities.

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Community Highlight of Deer Run

Today we are focusing on the community of Deer Run in SE Calgary.

On the banks of the Bow River, At the end of Bow Bottom Trail and Canyon Meadows Boulevard you’ll find this lovely area of the city that showcases mature trees and wildlife.

With access to Fish Creek Park, which is one of the largest urban parks in North America, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy a range of activities such as, biking, cross country skiing, picnicking, swimming, fishing, and observing wildlife.  The Park covers over 13 square kilometers and includes a variety of habitats, grasslands, forests, and wetlands, which support a diverse range of wildlife.

Fish Creek allows for easy access to all the pathways that make Calgary unique and wonderful with over 80 kilometers of trails. Perfect for anyone looking to bike to work.

Enjoy the day at nearby Sikome lake. Or stop by at Annie’s Café for lunch or a fine dinner at the historic Bow Valley Ranch Restaurant. This one of a kind ranch dates back to the 1890's, you’ll find a visitor center, which provides information on the park’s history, ecology and recreational opportunities. The community of Deer Run presents a variety of options when it comes to leisure, amenities, shopping, and restaurants.  

There are also excellent elementary and Jr. High Schools in the area, an important consideration for families with children.

This tranquil community with executive and starter homes, is a perfect area to raise a family or anyone looking to explore the natural beauty of Calgary. 

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Learn more about the community of Strathcona Park
Today we are talking about the community of Strathcona Park, located in the SW quadrant of Calgary. It is one of the original neighborhoods of what is known as the Westside. Offering predominantly Single-Family homes with modest to mid-price ranges, you'll also find a mix of townhouses, and condominiums.

The streets are lined with mature trees, giving the neighborhood a pleasant and established feel. Located close to several parks and green spaces, including the nearby Edworthy Park and the extensive trail system along the Bow River. The preservation of this environmental reserve / park has resulted in a natural gem in the middle of suburbs providing lovely parks and several walking paths, as well as playgrounds, picnic areas, and other amenities, and is a popular destination for outdoor recreation in the community.

In addition you'll find Westside Recreation Centre, which offers a variety of leisure and educational programs, including arts and crafts, cooking classes, and language classes.

Overall, Strathcona Park is a desirable and well-established neighborhood that offers a comfortable and convenient lifestyle for its residents located close to parks, schools, shopping, public transit & has easy access to Bow Trail & highway 1 for a quick trip to the mountains.

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Highlighting the community of Thorncliffe
We are focusing on the well-established community of Thorncliffe in Northwest Calgary. With a variety of amenities and conveniences for its residents to enjoy.
This community is close to downtown and the airport with easy access to major routes, Centre Street, McKnight Blvd, Deerfoot and Stoney Trail, and plenty of Public Transportation making it effortless for residents to get around the city.
Deerfoot Mall with its restaurants and shops are a great convenience for those who enjoy dining out or shopping. Thorncliffe has high-ranking schools at all levels, elementary to high school offering a full IB program which is a great resource for families with children. 
The charming and mature trees, parks, and playgrounds are fantastic features for outdoor enthusiasts to take advantage of. The off-leash dog parks and pathways are also great for pet owners and those who enjoy staying active. The community center, recreation center, library, and Thorncliffe Disc Golf Course provide additional options for community members to socialize, stay active and enhance quality of life. 
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Discover Bay View: Calgary's Hidden Gem

Calgary is known for its vibrant communities and stunning natural surroundings, and the Bay View area is no exception. This hidden gem located in the southwest of the city offers a peaceful suburban feel while still being close to all the amenities and attractions that Calgary has to offer.

The Bay View community boasts plenty of green spaces, scenic walking paths, and a friendly atmosphere, making it a great place to call home. Whether you're a family with young children, a professional looking for a quieter lifestyle, or anyone in between, Bay View has something to offer.

One of the standout features of Bay View is its location. With quick access to major roads and highways, getting around Calgary is a breeze. But despite its convenient location, Bay View still manages to maintain its tranquil atmosphere. It's the perfect balance of suburban peace and city convenience.

In terms of amenities, Bay View has everything you need right at your fingertips. From grocery stores to restaurants and cafes, you'll find everything you need to live comfortably. And for those who love the great outdoors, there are plenty of parks and recreation areas nearby, including the beautiful Glenmore Reservoir.

Overall, Bay View is a fantastic community for those looking for a peaceful, suburban lifestyle while still being close to all the amenities and attractions that Calgary has to offer. If you're in the market for a new home, Bay View is definitely worth considering.

In conclusion, Bay View is a hidden gem that offers the best of both worlds – a peaceful suburban lifestyle and convenient access to the city. If you're looking for a new home in Calgary, be sure to check out this beautiful area!

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Altadore: A Vibrant Community in the Heart of Calgary

Located in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Altadore is a neighborhood known for its tree-lined streets, beautiful homes, and friendly residents.

With its proximity to the trendy Marda Loop area, a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, it's a great place to live, work, and play.

One of the highlights of the community is the abundance of parks and green spaces. The popular River Park is perfect for picnics, sports, and relaxation. The community also boasts several excellent schools, making it a great choice for families. The community has a strong sense of community and regularly hosts events such as the annual Altadore Garden Walk.

Altadore is a neighborhood that has something for everyone. Whether you're a young professional looking for a trendy neighborhood to call home, a family looking for a safe and friendly community, or a retiree looking for a quiet place to relax, Altadore has something to offer.

The community is also conveniently located, making it easy to get around the city. The proximity to the trendy Marda Loop area, with its shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, means that residents can enjoy all the perks of city living without having to travel far.

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