The community was established in 1960. It can be found in the south of Southland Drive, Heritage Drive on the north, Macleod Trail on the west, and the Bow River to the east. The community is prominent by its cluster of business centres along the street, especially on the main street, the Fairmount Drive.Arcadia also offers a number of restaurants and hotels within the area. Due to its active and vibrant nature, it is awarded as the 2nd best community by the Avenue Calgary magazine in 2013. It also houses Calgary’s largest high school, the Lord Beaverbrook High School. The community has an easy access to neighbouring places as it is served by several transit bus routes, and as well as the Heritage CTrain Station making commuting very easy.
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INFORMATION ABOUT acadia, CALGARY
Acadia is located in the SE quadrant in the city of Calgary, homes in this community are very popular amongst families that are seeking more inner city living, without being too close to the downtown core. This community is exceptional and has aged quite well, you'll still primarily find all original homes giving this area plenty of character and charm throughout, and you'll find great access to public transportation with the Heritage CTrain station being located very close by. Mature trees, plenty of green spaces, and pride in ownership are seen throughout Acadia, giving the overall feel of this community as being authentic to its cores, while still having the aesthetics to reflect the average price of homes you'll typically find. This community was first Annexed by the city of Calgary in the year 1956 and became officially established as part of the city in the year 1960, in which the city was seeing an aggressive program to create urbanization, making it's development in comparison to other areas before pretty quick.
This community has plenty of great access nearby to major roadways, with Mcleod Trail bordering this community to its west, you'll find Southland Drive down to the South of the area, while Deerfoot and the Bow River are just off to the east.
The real estate market in Acadia offers a mix of home styles, primarily you'll find Bungalows throughout, but one of the most attractive points to real estate in this community is the price point, it's incredibly affordable for its location, you'll find plenty of original homes within that have been completely renovated, making this area quite attractive to young families. In the west side of this community you'll also find a collection of townhomes that are also quite affordable and there are also options for condominium buyers looking to purchase in this beautiful community. Acadia has a population of just over 10,000 - Keep reading below to find out more information this established community that has a lot to offer for everyone.
Amenities in Acadia
Acadia is an urban, well-kept neighbourhood conveniently located in southwest Calgary, Alberta. Homeowners looking for picturesque green space, retail amenities, and affordability will love this community.
With Sue Higgins Park and Maple Ridge Golf Course right next door, there’s always an opportunity for outdoor fun. Residents can ice skate in the winter and fish in the summer. How about letting your furry friends run free all year round at the largest fenced off-leash area in Calgary?
Acadia is an ever-growing area but maintains its beauty with tree-lined streets and friendliness with a proud sense of community. Residents are surrounded by abundant schooling, dining, entertainment, and shopping opportunities in every direction.
Acadia Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
There are two playgrounds in Acadia and a number of spacious green spaces to be enjoyed. The community is equipped for recreational and leisure activities with tennis courts, skating rinks, and sports fields.
The Acadia Recreation Complex is home to a curling rink, hockey arena, and courts for racquetball, pickleball, and handball. The complex also offers youth sports programs, seniors groups, and clubs for curling, hockey, and judo.
Stay up to date with fitness goals at the local Fit4Less, or the nearby World Gym Southland. Easily find access to equipment, personal training, and group classes.
Golf lovers in Acadia can enjoy golfing all-year round at Go Go Golf, an upscale indoor golf lounge with 6 premium golf simulators. This large facility has private and public rooms and food and drink. Go Go Golf is perfect for people of all skill levels and for hosting a wide range of events.
Maple Ridge Golf Course is just to the south of Acadia. This mature golf course, just off Deerfoot Trail, has consistent greens and challenging holes. It’s a pleasure to play!
Acadia Shopping and Dining
Acadia is home to a wide variety of small shopping centers and plazas with many options for local shops, services, and dining options. Acadia residents can get their groceries from local supermarkets like Acadia Food Market, Calgary Co-op Food Store, or Save-On-Foods.
For more grocery shopping and daily necessities, head to Walmart, Shoppers Drug Mart, London Drugs, Winners, or HomeSense. All are in and around the community. Acadia fast dining optionxss include Jollibee, McDonald’s, Little Caesars, Popeye’s, A&W, and CoCo Fresh Tea and Juice. For a night out, opt for Starlite, Toscana Italian Grill, Joey’s, or Bolsa Restaurant.
Deerfoot Meadows Mall is one of Canada’s largest open-air, urban shopping centers. Located just off Deerfoot Trail, Heritage Drive and Glenmore Trail. Deerfoot Meadows is home to over 50 popular retailers and the only IKEA location in Southern Alberta. Find stores like Nordstrom Rack, Best Buy, Gap, Banana Republic, and Sportcheck all in one hotspot.
Schools Serving Acadia
Acadia provides a variety of schooling options for children. Choose from public, catholic, or private schools for elementary, middle school, or high school programs.
Public school options include Acadia School, Robert Warren, Willow Park, Fairview, David Thompson, R.T. Alderman, and Lord Beaverbrook High School.
Catholic school options include St. Benedict School, St. Cecilia, St.Matthew, and Bishop Grandin High School.
Private school options include Akiva Academy and West Island College.
Childcare options within Acadia include BrightPath Acadia, Milestones Early Learning, 3 and Up Kids Club, CEFA Early Learning, and A2Z Kids Ed.
Transportation in Acadia
Acadia residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 10, 81, 99, 106, 149, 306, 712, 713, 715, and 880. The nearest LRT Stations are Heritage Station and Southland Station.
Acadia is bordered by Heritage Drive to the north, Bow River to the east, Southland Drive to the south, and Macleod Trail to the west.
What is the population of Acadia?
The population of Acadia is 11,298.
Is there a local community association in Acadia?
Acadia is covered by the Acadia Community Association, (ACA). The community association hosts events and classes for tennis, pickleball, hockey, dance, and fitness. Amenities include playgrounds, tennis courts, racquetball courts, curling sheets, an indoor skating rink, and fields for baseball, soccer, and football.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Acadia to downtown Calgary takes 18 minutes by car or 30 minutes by public transportation. Access downtown Calgary by taking either Fairmount Drive, Macleod Trail, or Blackfoot Trail.
What is the average household income in Acadia?
The average household income in Acadia is $67,482.
Is Acadia a safe place to live?
The violent crime rates in Acadia are 1% lower than the Calgary average.
Acadia community information
Discover the latest Acadia Homes for sale in this mature southeast Calgary neighborhood. Acadia is filled with beautiful tree lined streets that have great amounts of green space and beautiful parks. There are numerous hiking and bicycle trails that run along the Bow River and there are two nearby leisure centres which are located only a short distance away! To obtain more information on Acadia houses for sale, or to schedule a private showing contact your local Calgary Acadia Real estate Agents
Hospitals and Clinics Serving Acadia
Acadia is a 10-minute drive from Rockyview General Hospital. There are nearby options for a variety of therapies and specialty health clinics. Acadia pet owners have Willow Park Animal Clinic and Macleod Trail Animal Hospital at their fingertips.
Quick Facts About Acadia
Quadrant: Southwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 2,884
Violent crime rates are 1% lower than the Calgary average.
Acadia Parks and Outdoors
Acadia has several parks and green spaces, with a few great playgrounds for kids. There are multiple off-leash areas to let furry friends run free. Dog owners love to hear that Sue Higgins Park is home to the largest fenced off-leash area in Calgary.
Acadia borders Sue Higgins Park to the east. Sue Higgins Park lies along the banks of the Bow River. This large riverside park features walking paths, picnic tables, hiking trails, and a variety of wildlife. Explore the winding pathways surrounded by willow trees, wildflowers, fast flowing waters.
Carburn Park is a gorgeous park featuring a lake, lagoon, pathways, preserved wildlife, and active ecosystems. Abundant outdoor activities are available including fishing, canoeing, outdoor skating, bird watching, and trail hiking.
Real Estate Statistics in Acadia
A total of 139 single-family homes were sold in Acadia in 2021 at an average price of $492,310. These homes saw an average of 28 days on market (DOM). This community saw a total of 130 sales for all property types with an average of 49 days on the market. Year over year this community saw a 0.78% increase in sales and an average price decrease of 2.51%.
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Mature trees and quiet streets are abundant in Acadia!
With a great selection of parks and schools, Acadia is a great destination for families!
Take your pups for a stroll at the Sue Higgins Off Leash Dog Park!
Have fun in the numerous parks throughout the community!
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