Martindale Housing Market
The neighbourhood of Martindale presently in the north east quadrant of the Calgary, became a part of the City of Calgary in 1961 and real estate development began in Martindale began more than two decades later in 1983.
Martindale homes are located east of Calgary International Airport deep in the northeast section of the city. The neighbourhood is close to the Saddle Ridge and Westwinds industrial parks and its boundaries include 80 Avenue NE to the north, Falconridge Boulevard to the east, 64 Avenue NE to the south and Metis Trail NE to the west. Both Metis Trail NE and Falconridge Boulevard offer easy access to the inner city.
Many of the Martindale homes for sale are detached single-family houses boasting a unique architectural style. There are plenty of homes for clients looking for starter properties on the market that you'd find perfect if you are a first time buyer. Buyers that want to upgrade from their current homes will also find a variety of great options in terms of size and floor plans. A good selection of semi-detached houses, townhouses and condos for sale are available as well and the home ownership rate in the neighbourhood is over 87%.
Martindale Community Amenities
There are plenty of recreational facilities within the community as well and Martindale Park is a great place for relaxation, casual walks, jogging and other amenities. The ice skating rink gathers residents of all ages during the winter and transforms into a skateboard park during the warm months of the year. The toboggan hill is another popular sports facility with families living in Martindale. Other parks in the local area include Prairie Winds and Martin Crossing, boasting a hockey rink, basketball courts, outdoor soccer fields and baseball diamonds. Fox Hollow Golf Club and Nose Hill Park, which is one of the largest parks in the country, are also easily accessible.
One of the advantages of homes for sale in Martindale is that the Sunridge and Cross Iron Mills Outlet malls are a short drive away from the community offering a variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment facilities. No matter what you need or want, there is a venue in the local area to serve you. With character homes from the 1980's and an assortment of modern homes for sale, you'll have plenty of choice when shopping for a new place in this northeast section of Calgary.
In addition, the Martindale Community Association offers a variety of programs and events for residents.
Home buyers in Martindale will find there is a wide choice of schools within the neighbourhood and in the surrounding communities. The K-6 school options include Martindale Heights, Grant MacEwan, Rundle, John Paul II and St. Wilfred elementary schools. There are two K-9 schools in the local area including Crossing Park and separate Blessed John XXIII. For students in grades 7 to 9, the options include Terry Fox and Bob Edwards junior high schools. You'll have a choice between three senior high schools if you move here, including Lester B. Pearson, James Fowler and Bishop McNally schools.