Calgary's Top Neighborhoods Lake Bonavista

Posted by Real Estate Partners REPYYC on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 at 11:27pm

If you're new to the city of Calgary, you'll definitely find out 'Top Neighborhoods' blog to be one of the best resources to keying in on the best areas within the city to plant your rooms, raise your family, and find a home and community that matches your needs and desires. 

Best Communities in Calgary

Recently voted at number 8 by Avenue Magazine and their highly watched list of best nieghborhoods in Calgary, Lake Bonavista consistently is a highly sought after community for many reasons, and first and foremost is its location. Situated in the southeast of Calgary, between Fish Creek Provincial Park and the major road way of Anderson, this community features one of the best lakes in the city, private for community residents and also features an incredible park (the second biggest in Canada) This community is truly an outdoor lovers place to call home, there are a great selection of parks, recreational facilities, top schools, and great local amenities located right within the community making this easily one of the best communities in Calgary. 

Before we dig into more about this great southeast lake community in Calgary, we've put together a video showcasing some of the many highlights in the area so you can see first hand for yourself what truly makes this place special. 

 Calgary's Top Neighborhoods | Lake Bonavista 

 

 

Some quick facts about the community of Lake Bonvista: 

  • The average home value hovers around $750,000 (in 2018)  
  • Established in 1967
  • Just over 90 homes were sold in 2018
  • The Average days on market was around 50 for each listing 
  • 6-7% of people walk or ride their bikes to work from this neighborhood
  • This community has a walkscore of 55 with a transit score hitting in just over 40
  • There are over 10,000 residents in the community
  • For density, you'll find just under 2,000 people per square km
  • The first lake community in Canada

In this community, you'll primarily find single detached houses, but there are also a number of other options, including a full service retirement community living area, as well as a few different lowrise condominium buildings that are located in the nw sector of the neighborhood. The single family detached homes are primarily bungalows, two storey properties and you'll also find a collection of bi-levels, and split level homes within as well. Home owners looking for well sized lots will also appreciate this community!

If you like Lake Bonavista be sure to check out our community pages on Maple Ridge, as well as Willow Park as these nearby neighborhoods have a lot of similarities. 

Current statistics (as of the date this blog was published) 

AVERAGE PRICE:$856,902
TOTAL LISTINGS:49
AVG. DAYS ON MARKET:62
AVG. PRICE/SQFT:$452
HIGHEST PRICE:$2,999,900
LOWEST PRICE:$184,900
AVG. PROPERTY AGE:36 YEARS

Schools in Lake Bonavista

Schools that you'll find within or nearby to Lake Bonavista include:

Elementary Schools (Public and Catholic):

  • Lake Bonavista (Kindergarten to Grade 4)
  • Andrew Sibbald (Kindergarten to Grade 4)
  • Nickle (Grades 5 through 6)
  • Sam Livingston (French)
  • Ecole St. Matthew (French) (Separate)
  • St. Philip (Separate)
  • St. Boniface (Separate)
  • St. William (Separate)

Junior High:

  • Fairview (French)
  • St. Bonaventure (Separate)
  • St. Cecilia (French) (Separate)
  • Nickle

Senior High:

  • Bishop Grandin (Separate)
  • Dr E. P. Scarlett (French)
  • St. Philip (Separate)
  • St. Boniface (Separate)
  • St. William (Separate)

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