Cochrane Homes for Sale
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Cochrane Calgary Real Estate & Houses
Cochrane is one of the largest towns in the province of Alberta with a population of almost 30,000 in 2019. It is located northwest of the city of Calgary, about 18 kilometres away along the Highway 1A, and sits at the base of Big Hill in the Bow River Valley. This historical area was established in 1881 and named after Matthew Henry Cochrane, who was a local rancher. It officially became a village in 1903, and later in 1971, was incorporated as a town.
Cochrane is known for its western culture and atmosphere. Walking through its streets, you can see the western-style buildings and design which gives it its unique look and feel. This charming town has seen tremendous growth and continues to expand to accommodate the increasing demand. Families have found Cochrane to be a great palace to settle and raise a family. You get the best both worlds here: access to the big city and its amenities while living in a small and relaxing town with plenty of things to do around. Those looking for a home here are pleased to see a wide array of home options, all at varying price points to meet all kinds of lifestyles and needs.
Cochrane Housing Market
Even though Cochrane is a historical town, there are many new housing options that have modernized the communities without compromising the town’s old western charm. There are many communities to choose from, each with their own unique style. Single-family detached homes are found in the older, well-established neighbourhoods, as well as in the newer developments, with elegant styles and designs at all prices. Some wanting more space can find a few acreages, too. For those not needing as much space or are on a lower budget appreciate the townhome and condo options that are as equally glamorous.
When buying a home in Cochrane, you won’t have to worry about not being near the essentials like services, shops, restaurants and grocery stores. The main commercial core has everything you could think of to make your life easy and simple, without having to leave the town for the necessities. Many homes are also situated near open spaces and green areas so you always get a bit of nature and that serene feeling.
Cochrane Neighbourhood Amenities
Cochrane is about a 35-minute drive from the Calgary City Centre, which makes it easy to commute to work or to reach the city for an outing with family or friends. This means all the big city attractions, recreational areas and activities are within reach any time you want. But Cochrane also has a lot to offer including many restaurants, shops, boutiques, and cafés.
Many of the active and healthy residents enjoy the multitudes of parks, pathways and recreational centres for all kinds of sports and activities. The popular ones here are wind sports, horseback riding, cycling, hiking and golfing. The Cochrane Golf Club is a great place for a relaxing day in the sun. The Cochrane BMX Association brings in a lot of people of all ages.
Popular historic buildings include the Cochrane Ranch Historic Site and bring in tourists as well as locals. Western-style shops line some of the main streets and give the town its classic charm. The town also has annual events that unite the communities like the Canada Day Celebration and the Labour Day Rodeo.
Cochrane Local Schools
Families with children in Cochrane are served by the many schools run by Rocky View Schools and the Calgary Catholic School District. Kids of all ages and programs can find amazing schools near them. There are public schools, French immersion schools, private schools, preschools and catholic schools scattered throughout the many neighbourhoods in Cochrane. Some of these include: Cochrane High School, Glenbow Elementary School, Mitford School, Holy Spirit School, St. Timothy School and Nôtre Dame Des Vallées French-Catholic School.
Cochrane Public Schools: Rocky View Schools
Cochrane Separate Schools: Calgary Catholic School District
Cochrane French Immersion Schools: Rocky View Schools
Click here to find out Cochrane school performance and ranking among all Alberta Schools in the Fraser Institute report.
Cochrane Real Estate Agents
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