Airdrie Homes for Sale
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Airdrie Real Estate & Houses
The beautiful city of Airdrie has been one of the fastest-growing in Alberta. It is located about 10 minutes north of Calgary, off of the QEII Highway and is surrounded by Rocky View County. Airdrie has a rich history and can be traced back to 1889 when it was first established as a railway siding when the Calgary-Edmonton railway was being built. The city is named after Airdrie, Scotland and started developing barns and farmhouses in 1901. Since then, families have been flocking to the area for its charming homes, quiet atmosphere and friendly vibes.
The population as of 2019 sits at just over 74,000, making it the 6th most populous city in the province. The city really grew during Calgary’s building boom in the 1970s. Airdrie became an attractive alternative to Calgary for its small-town feel and affordable home options. Many elegant communities were built in close proximity to everything you would need including shops, services, restaurants, parks and schools for easy living. The city continues to grow to accommodate the high demand and influx of families. Airdrie has amazing things to offer for all kinds of lifestyles and walks of life.
Airdrie Housing Market
Airdrie homes come in all shapes, sizes and prices for all family types and needs. You’ll find a variety of older character homes and some modern developments that have been popping up over the past decade. For those looking to live more lavishly, you’ll discover some more luxurious, estate-style homes that offer spaciousness and serenity. There is also a wide array of types of homes that can accommodate all desires. The majority of houses are single-family and detached, but there are also many attached homes, townhomes, and higher density buildings that offer beautiful condos. So whether you’re looking for a spacious home with a landscaped yard or an elegant condo with a view, Airdrie will have it.
A key component of Airdrie’s real estate development is its emphasis and commitment to green spaces and areas. Within the communities, systems of pathways, parks and canals are incorporated and preserved to create a peaceful and natural look and feel. Many homes back onto natural areas like ponds or canals which offer amazing views right in the city. The communities have also been developed with a focus on convenience and simplicity with the inclusion of commercial areas in neighbourhoods that hold all the essential amenities, so you never have to travel far for groceries, eating out or shopping.
Airdrie Neighbourhood Amenities
Although Airdrie is just north of Calgary, it really has its own style, atmosphere and character. You’ll find endless things to do, see and experience right within the city. Residents in Airdrie enjoy the many perks there are to living there. With all kinds of amenities, everyone can live comfortably and contently in Airdrie.
For the active types, Airdrie has many sports fields, centres and facilities for everyone to enjoy. Soccer fields, baseball diamonds and hockey rinks are scattered throughout the many communities for sport and play all year long. The avid golfers frequent the Woodside Golf Course located in the northwest corner of the city for a relaxing day in the sun. Genesis Place is a popular recreation centre where all kinds of fun activities and sports are played.
The many commercial zones in the city mean that all the essentials are within reach. Some of the bigger ones are off of Main Street and the QEII. They have grocery stores, restaurants, services and entertainment establishments. The popular CrossIron Mills Shopping Centre is a few minutes south of the city and offers everything from a movie theatre, to Costco and Bass Pro Shops.
Airdrie has some popular annual celebrations that really bring the city together. Some of these include the Airdrie Festival of Lights and the Canada Day Parade. Some of the big attractions in Airdrie are Nose Creek Park and Iron Horse Park which are very popular for families with children.
If you plan on living in Airdrie and working in Calgary, getting to the downtown core only takes 25 minutes, or you can take advantage of the bus routes that get you there with ease. So, you can still enjoy the lower tax rates and real estate prices while having access to the big city.
Airdrie Local Schools
Airdrie schools are run by Rocky View Schools, the public school authority that serves students in areas outside of the City of Calgary, as well as the Calgary Catholic School District. Airdrie is home to many amazing schools that serve all ages of children in many different programs. There are catholic schools, french immersion schools, private schools and preschools scattered throughout Airdrie’s neighbourhoods.
Airdrie Public Schools: Rocky View Schools
Airdrie Separate Schools: Calgary Catholic School District
Airdrie French Immersion Schools: Rocky View Schools
Click here to find out Airdrie school performance and ranking among all Alberta Schools in the Fraser Institute report.
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