Living on Acreage in Calgary
What comes to mind when you think of living in Calgary? Perhaps its the high quality schools, clean urban environment, excellent public transportation, or the diverse shopping and dining available. These are all great reasons to love living in Calgary, but don't forget that the heritage of the city actually lies in agriculture and a rural lifestyle.
If you are looking for a way to enjoy the best of both worlds, with access to all the amenities of the city and the lifestyle you can enjoy while living in wide open spaces, consider the beautiful acreages available in various parts of the Calgary area.
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Determine Your Wishlist
As you begin to look for acreage in Calgary, start by asking yourself some questions to determine the type of property you are looking for. Some buyers find that they want to feel far away from the busyness of the city, while others simply want more land without sacrificing suburban perks.
Ask yourself these questions to begin narrowing down the type of property you are looking for:
- Do I want to raise animals on the land?
- How much space am I looking for?
- Do I want to live in a neighborhood, or set farther away from other people?
- What type of structures would I like to have already on the property?
- Am I interested in acreage alone, or does it need to have a move-in ready house on it, too?
Master Planned Rural Communities in Calgary
Calgary presents some unique opportunities to own acreage while living in a master planned community. Neighbourhoods like Heritage Pointe, Bearspaw, and Springbank all offer homes with acreage in a family friendly, luxury community. You will enjoy being near enough to neighbours to send the kids out to play and plan block parties or community gatherings, while still having enough space on the property to plant a massive garden or build a horse stable.
Acreage in the Foothills
Another choice is buying rural acreage in the Foothills. This is where you will find a diverse range of housing and property sizes, including historic homes from Calgary's cattle ranching heritage as well as newly built or renovated farmhouses on mid-sized acreage.
For a truly rural setting with no direct neighbours or master planned community and HOA, a foothills setting will be the perfect choice. Here you will enjoy the lifestyle and aesthetic of living in a small ranching community, while being a short drive from the conveniences and amenities of Calgary.
If you're still not sure exactly what you're looking for, don't worry. That's where we come in. Spend some time making a list of why you're looking for acreage in Calgary and then give us a call. We can show you properties with mountain views, space for a hobby farm, or featuring a combination of luxury housing and spacious property to help you determine which is the perfect fit for you. Working with us, you'll benefit from our local expertise as we find the place you will call home.
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