The community was established in 1960. It can be found in the south of Southland Drive, Heritage Drive on the north, Macleod Trail on the west, and the Bow River to the east. The community is prominent by its cluster of business centres along the street, especially on the main street, the Fairmount Drive.Arcadia also offers a number of restaurants and hotels within the area. Due to its active and vibrant nature, it is awarded as the 2nd best community by the Avenue Calgary magazine in 2013. It also houses Calgary’s largest high school, the Lord Beaverbrook High School. The community has an easy access to neighbouring places as it is served by several transit bus routes, and as well as the Heritage CTrain Station making commuting very easy.
Homes for Sale in Acadia, Calgary
Acadia is located in the SE quadrant in the city of Calgary, homes in this community are very popular amongst families that are seeking more inner city living, without being too close to the downtown core. This community is exceptional and has aged quite well, you'll still primarily find all original homes giving this area plenty of character and charm throughout, and you'll find great access to public transportation with the Heritage CTrain station being located very close by. Mature trees, plenty of green spaces, and pride in ownership are seen throughout Acadia, giving the overall feel of this community as being authentic to its cores, while still having the aesthetics to reflect the average price of homes you'll typically find. This community was first Annexed by the city of Calgary in the year 1956 and became officially established as part of the city in the year 1960, in which the city was seeing an aggressive program to create urbanization, making it's development in comparison to other areas before pretty quick.
This community has plenty of great access nearby to major roadways, with Mcleod Trail bordering this community to its west, you'll find Southland Drive down to the South of the area, while Deerfoot and the Bow River are just off to the east.
The real estate market in Acadia offers a mix of home styles, primarily you'll find Bungalows throughout, but one of the most attractive points to real estate in this community is the price point, it's incredibly affordable for its location, you'll find plenty of original homes within that have been completely renovated, making this area quite attractive to young families. In the west side of this community you'll also find a collection of townhomes that are also quite affordable and there are also options for condominium buyers looking to purchase in this beautiful community. Acadia has a population of just over 10,000 - Keep reading below to find out more information this established community that has a lot to offer for everyone.
Search the local Public and Private schools in the community of Acadia
The neighbourhood of Acadia serves residents a large selection of schools that are within a comfortable distance (for walking) this includes St. Matthew School, David Thompson, Acadia Elementary School and Lord Beaverbrook Highschool.
Nearest Schools for the Community of Acadia
Acadia Real Estate Statistics | 2018 Acadia Home Statistics and Sales
There were a total of just over 80 single family homes that were sold in the community of Acadia in 2018 these Acadia home sales came in at an average price of just over $455,000 The Average Days on Market in this community was just under 35 days. For condominiums and townhouses, there was a total of 44 sales in Acadia which resulted in an average price of just over $214,000 and on average, these condominiums took around just over 80 days to sell.
The Acadia Calgary Public Transit Transportation Options | You'll also find the Heritage train station just minutes away
Recreation in the community of Acadia
With a prime location, recreational amenities and opportunities are numerous, you'll find a few golf courses just minutes away from Acadia, plenty of parks and green spaces, and only a short drive away you'll find Heritage Park and the enormous Fish Creek Provincial Park, as well as fishing and water activities on the Bow River, or head a little west and start sailing on the Glenmore reservoir with the Glenmore Sailing Club. You'll also find plenty of fields, and the Acadia Athletic club where you'll find skating rinks, curling, squash and many other indoor activities.
Quick Facts About Acadia
Quadrant: Southeast Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM) 2,714
Population as of 2018 10,585
Assessed Property Value in 2017 (Median) $385k
Single Family Homes Make Up 45% of dwellings
Percentage of individuals in the area who bike or walk to work is 7%
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Nearest LRT Stations to Bonavista
|LRT - Canyon Meadows Station
|LRT - Anderson Station
|LRT - Fish Creek Lacombe Station
|LRT - Southland Station
|LRT - Shawnessy Station
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