Briar Hill/Hounsfield Housing Market
The Briar Hill/Hounsfield housing market was annexed more than a hundred years ago, in 1906. However, this area didn’t officially become a neighborhood until 1953. There’s a lot of history in Briar Hill, which lend the neighborhood a charming feel.
When looking for Briar Hill/Hounsfield homes for sale, you should use services of a local agent with thorough real estate market knowledge and access to community news and real estate statistics. Solo home-hunting can be a tiresomely long process, even when you are familiar with the area. An experienced hand can make things much easier for you and help you quickly find the home of your dream and take care of all the paperwork involved.
Briar Hill Homes for Sale Calgary
Briar Hill/Hounsfield Homes
Many Briar Hill/Hounsfield real estate listings are detached single-family homes located on tree-lined streets. With that said, the housing market also has a fair number of semi-detached homes, townhomes, and condos. Most condos and new infill homes Briar Hill/Hounsfield are situated close to the University of Calgary.
Briar Hill Calgary is one of the sought after neighbourhoods when it comes to City Centre Calgary Real Estate. If you are looking for information on Briar Hill homes for sale or want to learn more about housing market news, real estate prices, schools, parks, public transit and all related to Briar Hill real estate, this guide will give you the information and allow you to search all Calgary MLS® listings in one place- regardless of the real estate agent or company and including prices, photos, maps and a complete description. Whether you want to buy or sell a house or apartment in NW Calgary, REALTOR® Gagan Bilga would be glad to guide you through the buying & selling process.
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Briar Hill/Hounsfield Community Association
Situated in the community centre, Hounsfield Heights-Briar Hill Community Association serves the residents of Briar Hill. The community centre offers facilities for many recreational amenities like basketball, soccer, and martial arts. At the heart of the community, lies a mid-sized shopping centre. In addition to this, there are many boutique shops lined at Kensington, located at the south of Briar Hill.
Briar Hill/Hounsfield Amenities
Many recreational parks are present in Briar Hill, perfect for spending a day outside. In addition, there’s a public library and other amenities for the enjoyment of the residents of Briar Hill/Hounsfield.
Briar Hill/Hounsfield Schools
Private – Public – Catholic – Charter
For many Calgary real estate buyers, there are a selection of necessary steps to be taken before thinking of buying. One of the most important factors that I have found is figuring out the assigned school that your children would be attending. (Unless you go for the private school system, where you can find a diversity of schools, such as French and Spanish inmersion, Christian schools, Charter, etc.) Choosing a Calgary school close to your home provides you with the opportunity to have more time for extra curricular activities and to have less stress and travel time… or that your kids may walk to school.
Parents looking for a Briar Hill/Hounsfield house for sale would be happy to know that they have several schooling options for their kids available to them. For young children, options include St. Pius X School (Catholic Separate School Board), St. Joseph School (Catholic Separate School Board), and Briar Hill (Calgary Board of Education). All of these schools are located at a short distance away.
Options for junior high school students include, among others, Madeleine d’Houet School (Catholic Separate School Board), St. Joseph School (Catholic Separate School Board), and Queen Elizabeth High School (Calgary Board of Education).
The neighborhood has three high schools, St. Mary’s High School (Catholic Separate School Board), Queen Elizabeth High School (Calgary Board of Education), and St. Francis Senior High School (Catholic Separate School Board).
Find private, public and catholic schools in Briar Hill or search Calgary’s residential districts and corresponding schools from Kindergarten to Grade 12 and check out the Fraser Institute school rankings and cross reference that with the Catholic School and Public School in Briar Hill or in the Calgary area you’re planning to move
Calgary Catholic Schools NW – The Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) is the largest Catholic school district in Alberta, serving over 45,000 students in 106 schools located in Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Chestermere and the Municipal District of Rocky View. Read more…
Calgary Board of Education Schools NW – Calgary schools that are part of the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) are organized into five administrative units, Kindergarten to Grade 12. Find Calgary Schools, Calendars, Hours, Programs and New Schools. Read more…
Briar Hill Calgary NW Parks
Calgary NW Parks – All Calgary parks are open from 5 a.m. – 11 p.m. unless otherwise stated at the park.
Briar Hill/Hounsfield Public Transport
There are as many as five LRT stations located less than 2 km from the central point of Briar Hill. These are Lions Park CTrain Station (0.24 km), Banff Trail CTrain Station (0.75 km), SAIT / ACAD / Jubilee CTrain Station (0.65 km), Sunalta CTrain Station (1.26 km), and Sunnyside CTrain Station (1.02 km). In addition to these, several key bus routes run close to Briar Hill/Hounsfield. So it’s hardly surprising that Calgary public transit serviceis so popular among residents of Briar Hill/Hounsfield.
For many Calgarians when thinking of entering the Calgary NW Real Estate market it is an important factor to consider commuting times or public transportation. The options will strongly influence their home-buying decisions. Commute times are clearly important to Calgary Real Estate buyers, If you like what you see in the North West community of Briar Hill, we encourage you to take the next steps in researching the different options for public transportation in the area and the latest statistics and prices for the Briar Hill real estate market. Which is why I placed the following Calgary transit link, so you can research which roads you will have to take from your new house to get to work and around and which Calgary bus or C-Train route will work for you and your family, how long your trip will take and if there are any transfers involved.
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