Airdrie Real Estate
Airdrie Real Estate was established as a railway village in 1889 during the construction of the railway between Calgary and Edmonton. Prior to 1901, the area only contained railway buildings. Development began, with the first farmhouse and barn then later followed by a post office and store. It is now a bustling city of 58,690 residents located 20 minutes north of Calgary on the #2 Queen Elizabeth Highway . Airdrie Alberta is divided into four quadrants, much like Calgary. Sometime referred to a a bedroom community, Airdrie homes for sale are a great choice.
There are many parks and recreational activities to partake in Airdrie. Nose Creek Park hosts the annual Airdrie Festival of Lights during the Christmas season and many other events such as the Canada Day Parade and the Airdrie Pro Rodeo. For culture enthusiasts, it is home to the Nose Creek Valley Museum and the Bert Church Live Theatre.
Another big draw to the City of Airdrie is the multitude of sports franchises located there. Knights of Airdrie is a senior men's lacrosse team which plays in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League and the Airdrie Thunder are a Jr. B level hockey team which competes in the Heritage Junior B Hockey League. Another great hockey team is Team Airdrie. A Jr. C level hockey team that competes in the Calgary Jr. C Hockey League.
The schools here are another great reason to consider looking at Airdrie homes for sale . With both public and catholic schools, the Calgary Catholic School District operates three schools in Airdrie including St. Martin de Porres High School, Good Shepherd School (K-8) and Our Lady Queen of Peace (K-8). There is also a few private schools including Airdrie Koinonia Christian School.
Shopping centers and other commercial amenities are at the heart of the city and include various strip-mall developments, like Yankee Valley Crossing and Tower Lane Mall . Sierra Springs area on the city's south end has ongoing development of big-box retail stores, including Walmart Supercentre. And, in the north, residents of the bustling city can shop at the Real Canadaian Superstore, Sobeys, Safeway and more. Cross Iron Mills mall in Blazac, just a short drive away is another major shopping hub for Airdrie residents.
There are many great reasons to look at homes for sale in Airdrie's MLS® Listings. The change of pace, with the proximity of the big city make Airdrie a great place to live, whether you work in Calgary and commute, or whether you work in Airdrie. And residents of Airdrie are not limited to commuting by car, they can also commute by the Airdrie ICE (inter-city express) which runs between Airdrie and Calgary daily during both morning and afternoon commute.
Homes for sale on Airdrie MLS® Listings have something to offer everyone at every level of budget. Take a look and see for yourself.
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