Shawnessy, Calgary, Alberta Real Estate and Homes for Sale
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Shawnessy is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 90% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. The homes in this part of Calgary are quite new, because around 40% of its buildings were constructed between 1980 and 1990, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1990s and the 2000s. Read more about Shawnessy real estate
Driving is usually the favoured approach to get around in Shawnessy. Many real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway, and it is straightforward to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Shawnessy is not particularly frequent. Nonetheless, rapid transit stations, including Shawnessy Station and Somerset - Bridlewood Station on the 201 | Red Line - Somerset - Bridlewood/Tuscany CTrain, are usually relatively close by from the majority of homes in the neighbourhood. Residents have access to around 10 bus lines, and it is very convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most properties. Commuting by bicycle is difficult in Shawnessy as. Nonetheless, it is a flat ride to most locations. Travelling by foot in Shawnessy is also not very popular, although carrying out day-to-day needs is convenient.
In Shawnessy, families will typically be able to reach primary schools and daycares on foot. In contrast, high schools are not very abundant and consequently not always within walking distance. Concerning food, it is easy to reach the closest grocery store on foot in Shawnessy. There are also a limited number of choices for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes.
Shawnessy offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are approximately 10 green spaces close by for residents to explore and they are especially well-situated, which makes them very easy to reach. The noise levels in this area are also low, as the streets are reasonably tranquil.