Woodlands Homes for Sale
Woodlands is a small, residential neighbourhood in southwest Calgary, Alberta. Bounded by the Fish Creek National Park to the south, 24th Street SW to the west, Anderson Road SW to the north, and 14th Street SW to the east, this community counts slightly more than 6,000 residents in roughly 2,400 dwellings spread across 2.8 km2.
Woodlands Real Estate Listings
In contrast to some other parts of the Calgary, Alberta real estate market, Woodlands is almost exclusively residential, and the majority of residents own their homes.
Of all the privately occupied dwellings in Woodlands, roughly two-thirds (64%) are single-family homes, with apartment row housing accounting for most of the rest, along with a small number of semi-detached houses.
The Woodlands real estate market saw most of its growth in the period from 1961 to 1980, when half of the area’s private dwellings were built. In the decade following, from 1981 to 1990, Woodlands real estate remained in high demand, which spurred another phase of major growth that accounts for roughly a third of the current dwellings in Woodlands, Calgary.
Real estate professionals have found that, despite the lack of new construction in recent years, real estate for sale in Woodlands is generally in great condition, with even some of the older homes maintaining show-home quality. Because of the high quality of the real estate listings in Woodlands, Calgary open houses are usually well attended, and they usually fetch a price range that is very close to the listing price.
Woodlands residents benefit from easy access to the Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club. Founded in 1957, this premier golf club covers over 200 acres of pristine land to provide members with a challenging golf and memorable social experiences.
Adjacent to Canyon Meadows, the Fish Creek Provincial Park provides residents with vast amounts of trails and pathways to explore the area’s natural beauty.
Benefits of Buying a House in Woodlands
The Woodlands Community Association was initially founded in 1980, but it has since evolved into the Woodcreek Community Association.
Formed in 1992, when the community of Woodbine joined with the Woodlands community association to form the the Woodcreek Community Association, which now administers wide variety of programs, including fitness, creative and community activities, to create a safe, beautiful, family-friendly neighbourhood where residents feel a sense of community.
The only school within the boundaries of Woodlands is the Woodlands School, which provides elementary level education (K-6), but Woodlands residents have three other schools in close proximity to choose from, including:
- Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School
- Harold Panabaker School
- Henry Wise Wood High School
Thanks to these options local residents have access to options such as french immersion, Chinese (Mandarin) bilingual education, international baccalaureate programs, off-campus work experience and more.