Banff Trail, Calgary Houses, Duplexes and Condos For Sale
Banff Trail, City Centre Calgary Real Estate Listings and Community Info
Located in Calgary’s City Centre (formerly known as an inner city community), Banff Trail features single family houses, duplexes, and condo apartments for sale, with the majority of residents living in single family homes. With a great location right next to the University of Calgary, this neighborhood has a selection of infill houses and luxury homes and estates of various sizes. Have a particular style in mind? Bungalows and 2-storey homes fill most of the neighborhood. Adjacent to the C-train line, this area is perfect for both students and those who make the trek to the offices of downtown Calgary for work. Banff Trail is bounded on the west by Crowchild Trail and on the south by 16th Avenue NW.
A Commuter’s University Dream
Residents of this neighborhood have plenty of opportunities to get outside and get active – the area is dotted with baseball diamonds, two skating rinks, and two great green spaces – Canmore Park and Banff Trail Park. Community kids have the option of joining various local soccer teams, while community-run seniors programs keep their grandparents out and about. Motel Village, located in the southwest corner of the community lives up to its name – with plenty of motels and restaurant options. Schools in the area include Banff Trail School, Branton School, and William Aberhart High School.
Medical professionals, university and college students, and football fans will find themselves at home in this community. The University of Calgary is a short walk away, as is Foothills Hospital and the home of the Calgary Stampeders – McMahon Stadium. Banff Trail Station is in the community, and the #10 Dalhousie / Southcentre bus provides an alternative means of accessing the south side of the city. Crowchild Trail, one of the city’s major arteries, runs along the west side of the community.
When the temperature drops and the water freezes, the hockey players come out. Come November, once the ice is ready, it’s common to find a game of shinny being played in one of the areas two hockey rinks. Parents, children, and university students all congregate around the rinks during the colder months. When things warm up, folks head to the ball park to play some baseball.
Also, expect to see students everywhere thanks to this community’s prime location next to the University of Calgary. On warmer days, it’s not uncommon to see the sidewalks flooded with young adults making their way to class. And in the summer, when school is out for most? Enjoy the annual Stampede Breakfast, complete with pancakes, sausage, and bacon.