In the vibrant and highly sought after community of Bowness, you'll find a beautiful and eclectic mix of homes and styles, from original homes with beautiful renovations, to luxurious infills seen throughout the community including townhomes and single detached dwellings.You'll also find condominium living options within the community now!
The real draw to this community is it's prime location, considered by many as an inner-city community, it's roughly 15-30 minutes into the heart of the downtown from the core of Bowness. It's also ideally located just south of the bow river valley banks, and is just below the bluffs of the northwest community of Silver Springs.
Bowness was actually it's own autonomous town up until 1963, it was at this point that the city of Calgary had stretched out all the way to Bowness and was Amalgamated making it an iconic part of the city of Calgary.
Amenities found around and within Bowness
Located in the northwest quadrant of Calgary, Bowness park lies just off of 16th Ave, a large 74 acre urbanized park that is highly popular amongst Calgarians throughout the year. With the bow river running along the north edge of the Bowness Park, you'll find a great selection of winding paths throughout for walking, biking, or walking your dog. Within the area, you'll also find a popular lagoon that offers residents opportunities for ice skating in the winter, or leisurely kayaking in the spring and summer, you'll also find plenty of green space, picnic spots, firepits, a tea house, playgrounds for your kids, and a miniature railway!
Nearby to Bowness, you'll find the Shouldice Athletic Park, perfect for spring, summer, and fall activities including flag football, soccer, or the highly popular slo pitch leagues!
in 1988 Calgary was the host of the winter Olympics, the aftermath of this left Calgary with the iconic COP or Canada Olympic Park, only minutes away from Bowness, outdoor winter enthusiasts can get their fill of outdoor adventure including skiing and snowboarding, the Winsport facility also hosts plenty of various events including concerts, sporting events, and tournaments, and visitors can also take in some extreme sports actions including downhill mountain biking, luge, bobsledding, and ski jumping!
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