Royal Oak Calgary Homes for Sale

Royal Oak is a beautiful residential community established in 1998 in Northwest Calgary, characterized by mature trees and abundant green space. Residents enjoy access to many parks, as well as an environmental reserve, playgrounds, a wading pool and a pathway system that winds through the community and connects with the city's pathway network.

Royal Oak May 23, 2024
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About Royal Oak Real Estate

Royal Oak, Calgary is a residential neighbourhood in the northwest quadrant of the city.

Royal Oak is a family friendly community with an easy commute into downtown Calgary for those looking to work in the city but live in a more suburban environment. Homes in the area suit a variety of budgets, with condos, townhomes, and single family homes in the neighborhood. Neighboring communities include Rocky Ridge and Bearspaw, both equipped with additional community amenities, walking trails, and parks to contribute to the comfortable, healthy, and family friendly lifestyle enjoyed by Royal Oak residents.

Royal Oak, located near the northwestern edge of the city and adjacent to the community of Rocky Ridge, is primarily residential and has been growing by leaps and bounds in recent years. Bounded by Country Hills Boulevard to the north, Stoney Trail to the east, Crowchild Trail to the south and Rocky Ridge Road to the west, this land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1989 before the municipality of Royal Oak, Calgary was established in 1997

Royal Oak Housing and Demographics

The community of Royal Oak, Calgary counts approximately 12,000 residents and 4,000 private households. The average household size is larger than the average for the greater Calgary area, and nearly a quarter of the Royal Oak population is below the age of 14. The large household size and young population are a testament to the popularity of this community with growing families.

Roughly 85% of the occupied private dwellings in the Royal Oak real estate market were built during the huge phase of growth this community saw from 2000 to 2010. This recent construction and development means that most houses in Royal Oak, Calgary were built with modern materials and techniques so most remain in excellent condition.

Things to Do near Royal Oak

Located on the North end of the community is Royal Oak shopping center, where residents enjoy easy access to numerous restaurants and retailers including Walmart, Sobey's, Shopper's Drug Mart, and Dollarama. Restaurants in the shopping center include Tim Horton's, Five Guys, Costa Vida, and CattleBaron Steakhouse.

Royal Oak is filled with beautiful parks and playgrounds, with plenty of space to play outside when the weather is warm, and a toboggan and sledding hill and community ice rink to enjoy in the winter. There are also multiple ponds in the area, as well as miles of trails to stay active or exercise your pup. Multiple churches are located within the community, representing a variety of religions.

If you enjoy golfing, you will be happy to learn that Bearspaw Golf Club is just minutes away. Members of the club enjoy more than just the beautifully maintained golf course, with an elegant restaurant and social calendar to provide entertainment and connection with other members of the community.

The Bearspaw Farmer's Market is also located nearby. Members of the community can shop at the market on every Sunday from June to October, with over 100 vendors. Buy your produce for the week or find that perfectly unique gift while you're there.

Flores & Pine is just a short drive from Royal Oak and is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasions or enjoy a memorable night out. Just as perfect for a romantic date night as it is for an elegant birthday party or wedding reception, Flores & Pine has an impressive menu boasting dishes like bison carpaccio, tomato saffron pescatore, Thai coconut curry Kuterra salmon, and wild boar chop. Don't forget to save room for their impressive dessert menu and a professionally curated wine pairing, too.


Home to many children, Royal Oak has been steadily adding schools over the years. 

Public schools serving families in Royal Oak are highly regarded, including Royal Oak Public Schools, Royal Oak Separate Schools, and Royal Oak French Immersion Schools.

There is also a private school in the community. The newly opened Renert School is a K-12 private school located in Royal Oak, perfect for students who excel in academics and easily manage their grade level expectations.

In response to the growing number of families in the area, the Calgary Board of Education opened the Royal Oak School in September 2010 to accommodate students from kindergarten to grade 3. A new middle school, the William D. Pratt School, was opened in 2016 for students from grades 4 to 9. 

Both of these schools are attended by children from Royal Oak and its neighbouring community, Rocky Ridge. When students reach grade 10, they are served by either Robert Thirsk High School in Arbour Lake and St. Francis High School in Brentwood.


Royal Oak, Calgary has a large and growing number of amenities for residents to enjoy.

In addition to the abundance of public parks, there are many ways to soak in the beautiful landscape. The Stormwater Ponds include a number of small, man-made lakes and natural ponds all throughout Royal Oak. These well-maintained features are home to an abundance of wildlife and make great spots for bird watching.

For runners and cyclists the Stoney Trail Pathways, on the south side of Royal Oak, provide ample room to explore thanks to lengthy paved trails that lead to some breathtaking views.

The Bearspaw Country Club offers golfers 6,868 yards of beautiful vistas and challenging terrain on its 71-par course. For day-to-day or business needs, the Royal Oak Shopping Centre and adjacent Royal Vista Business Park is home to many restaurants, retail stores and professional services.

Royal Oak Homes for Sale

The Royal Oak real estate market is dominated by single-detached houses, which account for roughly three quarters of all dwellings, while row houses and apartments account for the rest. 

Real estate in Royal Oak includes condos, townhomes, and single family homes. You will find homes built as early as 1998, with many built more recently or fully updated in recent years. Condos and townhomes in the area start in the mid $200,000s, while single family homes start a big higher in the mid $500,000s. There are also a variety of large single family homes with impressive views and square footage over 3,000 square feet, which are generally listed starting around $1.2 million and are equipped with luxury finishes on spacious lots. Architecture in the area tends to be traditional, with neutral colors, natural stone, and conservative design. There is something for every household size and budget in the Royal Oak community.

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