Quiet streets, mature trees & friendly residents are a few of the many attractive features in the community of Acadia. This neighbourhood offers its residents excellent amenities such as the Acadia Recreation Complex, the Acadia Aquatic & Fitness Centre and the Osten / Victor Alberta Tennis Centre. Centrally located & featuring several schools, Acadia offers a fantastic location & well-built homes.
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Acadia homes for sale have long been of interest to families looking for an affordable housing option. Acadia enjoys a prime location near the heart of the city and major arterial routes such as the Deerfoot Trail and McLeod Trail. Prices for Acadia real estate also tend to be quite affordable, making this community appealing to families on a budget. Acadia is home to approximately 10,000 residents. Housing styles range from affordable apartments, trendy condominiums, spacious townhouses, semi-attached properties, and single-family homes.
Like the adjacent neighbourhoods of Willow Park and Maple Ridge, Acadia was primarily developed in the 1950s and ‘60s. Despite this fact, buyers will find that Acadia is full of houses with modern interiors. This neighbourhood is much loved by it's residents and has a strong sense of community. With an ideal location, easy access to the rest of the city, and great amenities, it's easy to see why many homeowners have chosen to update their home over the years to keep with the times rather than leave.
On the Acadia real estate market, houses begin in value at around $400,000. Depending on the size and luxury of the home, they can sell for more than $600,000. Unlike many newer communities in Calgary, homes in Acadia enjoy larger lots. For buyers who love the outdoors this can be a big draw. Children have ample space to play ball in the backyard. Dogs have a safe space to run throughout the day. Families have an outdoor space of their own to gather over barbeques or family gatherings. Gardeners have a natural space to reimagine.
The most affordable homes in this market are condos. These can be found in the townhouse or apartment variety. As such, buyers can choose which housing type is better for them. A townhouse can be an ideal living space for a homeowner who has a large dog or who loves to garden. An apartment can be perfect for a buyer who is looking for a low-maintenance lifestyle and a floor plan that equates to minimal housework. Most townhouses and apartments in Acadia can be found in the neighbourhood’s west end.
Prices for an apartment in Acadia begin around $150,000. They can range as high as $300,000 or more depending on the level of luxury and size of the suite. Some apartments have three or four bedrooms, making them perfect for small families with a busy lifestyle. Others have one or two bedrooms and are ideal for retirees or those first starting out.
Life In Acadia, Calgary
Acadia is bounded by Macleod Trail to the west, Southland Drive to the south, Heritage Drive to the north, and the Bow River to the east. Buyers will find that Acadia real estate is in a prime location in southeast Calgary. Residents of Acadia can make the most of career, education, and recreation opportunities throughout the city with access to the most important roadways: Deerfoot Trail, Macleod Trail, and Glenmore Trail.
In addition to a great location, the community itself has something to offer people of every walk of life. The Acadia Recreation Complex (ARC for short) is home to squash/racquetball courts, an indoor ice rink, curling sheets, and Hall/meeting/conference rooms. While the Aquatic & Fitness Centre offers a wide variety of activities and services from an indoor 6 lane salt water pool, fitness centre, and multipurpose rooms.
Half a dozen community parks and recreational fields spread throughout the neighbourhood ensure that every resident is close to a space where they can let their dogs run, enjoy a picnic on a summer day, or play ball. These parks also provide neighbours with a common gathering space for local events.
The Bow River comprises the eastern border of Acadia. Here you will find Sue Higgins Park where the city's extensive pathways intertwine between Calgary's largest fenced off-leash dog park and natural areas. To the west you'll find shopping, restaurants, and professional buildings to suit all your needs. From grocery to hardware stores, hotels and dentists. You'll hardly need to leave the community to find what you need.
Families with children will delight in the strong education network that surrounds this community. Lord Beaverbrook High School is located at the heart of this neighbourhood and has a great sports and recreation system. Acadia Elementary School and David Thompson High School are also located within the area, providing parents with plenty of options.
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Listing information last updated on April 24th, 2018 at 4:15pm MDT.