The vibrant and eclectic community of Altadore, Calgary could be your next home. This exciting neighbourhood offers all the best of the Calgary urban experience, while also allowing Altadore residents to enjoy everything from a peaceful walk in the renowned River Park to a shopping spree at the bustling Marda Loop. And don’t forget, Calgary’s great dining and nightlife is just minutes from home.
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Real Estate Statistics in Altadore
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This hot real estate market has many styles of houses for sale; Altadore, Calgary has a wide range of price points. Houses for sale in Altadore, Calgary, have an average listing price of slightly more than $900,000, which is nearly double the average for the city of Calgary. Altadore homes for sale range in price from slightly more than $200,000 to nearly $2.6 million.
Altadore Homes for Sale
Established in 1945, the residential community of Altadore lies in Calgary’s southwest quadrant. Altadore is bounded by the community of South Calgary to the north, River Park to the west, the Garrison Woods neighbourhood to the west and 50th Ave SW to the south. Together, these four communities - Garrison Woods, South Calgary, River Park and Altadore - make up the Marda Loop Communities Association, which was established in the massive growth period during the 1950s.
Many of the Altadore homes for sale display the classic style of this community’s early era. Over the course of the last fifteen years, Altadore saw a new phase of development, with the building of a large number of new high-end, semi-detached homes, many of which are currently on the market.
Calgary’s southwest quadrant is a vibrant area, which has made Altadore an increasingly popular market in recent years. As their efforts in recent years to revitalize the area have been tremendously successful, the Marda Loop communities are some of the most popular in Calgary real estate. In Altadore, Calgary, homes for sale are adjacent to the largest and busiest shopping area in Calgary, the Marda Loop, which has been a key driver for development and helped the area build up a vibrant cultural scene.
Check out our short 4k Altadore Community video highlighting some features of the community, including retail and outdoor amenities!
Amenities in Altadore
Altadore is a bustling, scenic community conveniently located in southwest Calgary, Alberta. Homeowners looking for a vibrant inner-city neighbourhood with spectacular views and modern amenities will love Altadore.
Sandy Beach Park and the Bow River wind their way along the community's eastern border, providing all kinds of opportunities for outdoor fun. Spend a summer day canoeing and sit by a fire pit while watching the stars at night.
Altadore is a desirable area for young families and older couples alike. There are endless options when it comes to dining, entertainment, shopping, and recreation. This fast-growing community is bursting with a vibrant cultural scene that ranks it high on the list of popular Calgary neighbourhoods.
Altadore Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
Altadore has no shortage of gyms and fitness facilities in and around the neighbourhood. Whether you’re looking for personal training, a classic gym, or a yoga studio, Altadore has it all. GoPerformance Fitness Lab, F45 Training, Orangetheory, YYC Cycle Spin Studio, and Personal Training HIIT 35 are all along the northern border.
Altadore is home to Flames Community Arena, which quickly becomes everyone’s favourite place for all hockey enjoyment. There are three hockey rinks, a bar & lounge, comfortable seats, and lots of parking.
Golf lovers in Altadore are surrounded by options including Calgary Golf & Country Club, Lakeview Golf Course, and Earl Grey Golf Course.
Lakeview Golf Course offers a well-treed 9-hole course along the Glenmore Reservoir. With a mix of par 3 and 4 holes, it’s beginner friendly and great for practicing your short game. Lakeview has a small clubhouse with a licensed snack bar and basic golf supplies. Earl Grey Golf Club is just south of Lakeview. Earl Grey is a premier and sought-after private golf course nestled against the Glenmore reservoir.
Altadore Shopping and Dining
Altadore residents can run daily errands and access daily amenities without having to leave the neighbourhood. Safeway, Blush Lane Organic Market, and Tres Marias Food Market are available for grocery shopping. Other daily necessity shops include Shopper Drug Mart, Vitamins First, and Circle K.
Altadore is an 11-minute drive from CF Chinook Shopping Centre, the biggest shopping mall in Calgary! This sophisticated shopping hub provides plenty of retail options and big names like Hudson’s Bay, Nordstrom, Sport Check, and Zara.
Altadore is a hot neighbourhood for coffee lovers with options like Monogram Coffee, Neighbour Coffee, Distilled Coffee House, Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters, Le Comptoir, and Starbucks. Dining options in Altadore include places like Boogie’s Burgers, Nho Saigon, and Original Joe’s. Stop by Marda Loop Brewing Company for some delicious house beers in a relaxed, industrial- style bar and brewery.
Schools Serving Altadore
Altadore 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 Altadore, Mount Royal, Glamorgan, Killarney, Williams Reid, Langevin, or Central Memorial High School.
Catholic school options include St. Margaret, St. Mary’s, St. James, and Holy Name French Immersion School.
Private school options include Banbury Crossroads School and Lycée Louis Pasteur.
Childcare options in and around Altadore include Little Heartprints Academy, Richmond Daycare, and Clever Daycare Glamorgan.
Transportation in Altadore
Altadore residents have access to Calgary Transit bus route 7.
Altadore is in the inner-city portion of southwest Calgary, bordered to the west by Crowchild Trail SW and to the east by Riverdale Park.
What is the population of Altadore?
The population of Altadore is 7,194.
Is there a local community association in Altadore?
Altadore is covered by the Marda Loop Community Association, (MLCA). The MLCA hosts a variety of events, programs and activities for kids, youth, adults, and seniors. Oops for dance, barre, yoga, or swim classes. Events include hockey games, wine and chocolate nights, and tea parties. Amenities include playgrounds, parks, tennis courts, and fields for baseball, soccer, and football.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Altadore to downtown Calgary takes 14 minutes by car or 28 minutes by
Access downtown Calgary by taking either Macleod Trail, Crowchild Trail, or 6 Ave SE.
What is the average household income in Altadore?
The average household income in Altadore is $161,767.
Is Altadore a safe place to live?
The crime rates in Altadore are 60% lower than the Calgary average.
Altadore Community Information
With an average property age of only 14 years, many of the homes for sale in Altadore are from the most recent phase of development. These young homes have been in high demand and rarely last for more than two months on the market before being sold, as 60 days is the average listing time for properties in this community.
Hospitals and Clinics Serving Altadore
Altadore is a 12-minute drive from Sheldon M. Chumir Hospital. There are nearby options for a variety of therapies and specialty health clinics. Marda Loop Veterinary Centre is right within the community for any four-legged family members.
Quick Facts About Altadore
Quadrant: Southwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 3,386
Crime rates are 60% lower than the Calgary average.
Altadore Parks and Outdoors
Altadore has several parks and green spaces, with a few great playgrounds for kids. Some notable parks in the area include Flanders Park and Garrison Square Park.
Dog owners have two off-leash dog parks to let their four-legged friends run free. Both can be found along the east border of the community in Sandy Beach Park.
Altadore might be an inner-city neighbourhood, but residents are lucky enough to have access to a gorgeous park along the Elbow River. Sandy Beach Park spans 33 hectares with the Elbow River running through it. Park features playground areas, pathways, fire pits, BBQ stands, picnic areas, and shelters. Residents can even go rafting and canoeing here in the summer!
Altadore is also right next door to North Glenmore Park. Summer months here are perfect for playing tennis, canoeing and exploring the endless walking trails. Winter months are perfect for cross-country skiing and gliding along the ice trail or skating rink.
Pictures of Altadore
There are a lot of great school options for families in this community!
Marda Loops shopping area is just minutes away!
Just minutes away from one of the best off leash dog parks in the city!
Beautiful streets with a variety of homes can be found in this community!
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