Hillhurst, Calgary Condos, Houses and Duplexes For Sale
Hillhurst, City Centre Calgary Real Estate Listings and Community Info
If location is everything, Hillhurst is the place you want to be – you can walk to SAIT, walk to the Bow River pathway, and you’re only a short drive to downtown Calgary. Hillhurst is a city centre (formerly inner city) Calgary community that features condo apartments, single family houses, and duplexes for sale, with the majority of properties being condos. Among the available properties you’ll find infill houses, luxury homes and estates, and luxury condos and penthouses. The majority of homes in this upscale neighborhood are 2-storeys. Hillhurst is bounded by 8th Avenue NW and 16th Avenue NW to the north, 10th Street NW to the east, the Bow River to the south, and 18a Street NW to the west.
Upperclass Along the River
Hillhurst is teeming with amenities. Want to get some fresh air in the great outdoors? Then you can walk to Riley Park, Hillhurst Sunnyside Park, or spend an afternoon lounging by the Bow River. If you’re more athletically inclined, you can take advantage of the local tennis courts, the outdoor skating rink, or the outdoor swimming pool. Shopping more your speed? Then check out North Hill Centre, the shops on Kensington Road, or the award-winning restaurants on 10th Street NW. Parents have access to year-round-daycare, as well as other programs for older children. Post-secondary students will be thrilled to find the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) within walking distance.
Schools serving the neighborhood include Hillhurst Community School, Queen Elizabeth Elementary School, Queen Elizabeth Junior and Senior High School, and St. John’s Elementary School.
As mentioned above, SAIT is within walking distance, as are both the Sunnyside C-train station and the SAIT / ACAD / Jubilee C-train station. If you don’t want to wait for a train, you can catch the #1 Bowness – Forest Lawn bus line into downtown Calgary. Or, if you prefer, you can drive down 10th Street NW directly into Calgary’s downtown core.
Imagine spending your weekend afternoon with shopping bags slung over your shoulder while you wander through Kensington and explore the locally-owned shops. Stop for lunch at one of the fine restaurants along 10th Street NW. Walk along the river pathway and settle under one of the mature trees for an afternoon siesta. Have kids? They can join the community sports programs – indoor soccer is a particularly big hit in the winter.
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