Varsity Acres Homes for Sale

One of the most established neighborhoods in Calgary, Varsity Acres is one of three Varsity neighborhoods in Northwest Calgary. Most single family homes in Varsity Acres feature rear lanes, or are located on a cul-de-sac, making this a walkable and pedestrian friendly community. This is one of the most conveniently located Northwest Calgary neighbourhoods, with multiple bus stops throughout and access to shopping, dining, entertainment, recreation, and extracurricular activities all within just minutes from home.

Varsity Acres Homes for Sale May 23, 2024
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Varsity Acres in Northwest Calgary

The Variety Acres Community association keeps neighbours connected through special events and programs throughout the year, including a community garden. There are community facilities centrally located to host activities and classes for all ages.

If you are looking for a comfortable place to live and raise a family, while still having an easy commute into Downtown Calgary, you may like Varsity Acres. Even during rush hour, commute time from Varsity Acres to Downtown Calgary is about 30 minutes.

Things to Do near Varsity Acres

The Varsity Community Association offers residents everything they need to play, learn, and connect with neighbours. Weekly farm stands, tennis lessons, fitness classes, day camps, and special holiday events are just some of the ways the community benefits from the facilities here. Residents also enjoy an outdoor hockey rink and multiple parks in the neighbourhood.

Bowmont Natural Environmental Park is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors, with over 400 acres of space to explore, including off leash areas for your dog to play. Visitors enjoy walking along the Bow River, taking a hike, playing on the playgrounds, or organizing a game at the soccer or baseball fields.

Just across Crowchild Trail is Calgary House Concerts, a live music venue known for attracting impressive talent in an intimate setting.

Running an errand is easy when you live in Varsity Acres, with two large shopping centers nearby offering everything you need, including Walmart, Canadian Tire, Co-op Supermarket, a Goodwill Thrift Store, HomeSense, the Apple Store, Toys'R'Us, a movie theater, and plenty of banks and restaurants.

Try one of the restaurants in the neighbourhood, like Varsity Pizza and Subs, Matador Pizza, or Vietnamese Chop Shop. You will also find many of your favorite chain restaurants, like McDonalds and A & W Canada. Without driving more than a few minutes, there are dozens of places to eat out.

Schools in Varsity Acres

Varsity Acres is an ideal place to live if you have school aged children in your household, with many excellent schools in the community. Schools in the area are a part of Calgary Board of Education, Catholic Separate School Board, and Calgary Board of Education French Immersion Schools. Elementary schools include Varsity Acres, St. Luke, Marion Carson, and St. Vincent de Paul; junior high schools include Branton, St. Vincent de Paul, F.E. Osborne, and Madeleine d'Houet; and senior high schools include St. Francis, William Aberhart, and Sir Winston Churchill.

Varsity Acres Real Estate

The original development in Varsity Acres, in the 1960s and 1970s, included exclusively single family homes. In more recent years, some condo development has taken place to provide lower maintenance homes for a lower price point. Single family homes in Varsity Acres tend to be located on large lots with mature shade trees and landscaping that provide plenty of privacy. There are a range of single family homes, with many comfortable, older homes in the $600,000s to $800,000s as well as luxury, fully renovated homes starting over $1 million. Condos in the Varsity Acres community are located in apartment-style buildings and start in the mid $200,000s.

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