Hounsfield Heights | Briar Hill

Hounsfield Heights and Briar Hill Real Estate Listings and Information

Established as a neighbourhood in 1953, Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is an inner suburban community in north-west Calgary. Settled north of the Hillhurst and West Hillhurst communities, the borders of the neighborhood are 16th Avenue Nto the north; 14th Street W to the east.

Hounsfield Heights | Briar Hill Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1M
Lowest Price $420K
Highest Price $1.8M
Total Listings 11
Avg. Days On Market 58
Avg. Price/SQFT $690

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Amenities in Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is a charming neighbourhood located in northwest Calgary, Alberta. Homeowners looking for a beautiful community in a natural setting will love it here.

Situated on a ridge above Upper Hillhurst, Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill has gorgeous views of both the city and the mountains. Enjoy life in this peaceful nook that is just minutes from trendy shopping districts like Kensington Village.

Whether you’re looking for boutique-style shops, a night out on the town, or a day of skiing at Canada Olympic Park, this neighbourhood places you next to all kinds of favoured amenities. 

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill Fitness and Recreation Opportunities

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is home to a GYMVMT Fitness Club. Within a short drive, residents have plenty of other options including Urban Athlete, Orangethery Fitness, and F45 Training.

Foothills Athletic Park is a five-minute drive away, offering plenty of opportunities to have fun while staying active. This sporting hotspot offers 2 sports fields, 1 little league ball stadium, tennis courts, a 400-meter track, a field facility, and a stadium. 

Foothills Aquatic Centre is a multi-purpose recreation facility offering a wide variety of activities and services. Drop-in public swims, swimming lessons, and scheduled programs are all available. 

Golf lovers in Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill have Confederation Park Golf Course nearby. This public golf course and sports facility offer an advanced 9-hole course, a putting green, and a 2-level hitting bay with 47 stalls. The club features a licensed snack bar, basic golf supplies, and golf lessons.

In just 10 minutes residents can head to Shaganappi Point Golf Course. This expansive golf course has stunning views overlooking downtown Calgary. It features 18 holes, a putting green, and a clubhouse.

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill Shopping and Dining

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is home to North Hill Mall, with over 100 shops and services catering to all kinds of needs. Pick up flowers, head to the salon, pick out a new book, then relax and read that book at a cafe. Some notable shops include Winners, Starbucks, Safeway, and Mark’s.

Residents can head up a few blocks north to 20th Ave. Spend an afternoon in the relaxed atmosphere of Weeds Cafe with a flavorful coffee or enjoy a romantic night out with tapas and cocktails at The Artist Lounge.

Kensington Village is just a few blocks south, offering a unique experience for dining, shopping, and entertainment. This village within the city has 255 shops, restaurants, and services, centrally located along ultra-pedestrian-friendly streets. Here you can find Calgary’s only outdoor alleyway patio bar, The Container Bar.

For more shopping, head to CF Market Mall in just 7 minutes. CF Market Mall has hundreds of retailers sprawled across a single-level indoor shopping plaza. Find retailers and services, from clothing and equipment shops to confectionary and video game shops. Big names include Sporting Life, Hudson’s Bay, GameStop, H&M, and Apple.

Schools Serving Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill 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 Briar Hill School, Hillhurst, Queen Elizabeth, and Queen Elizabeth High School. 

Catholic school options include Madeleine d’Houet, St.Francis High School, St. Pius X, St. Joseph, St. Isidore, Bishop Carroll High School, and St. Mary’s High School

Private school options include Foothills Academy Society, River Valley School, and Mosaic Montessori Academy.

Childcare options around Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill include Kensington Honeybee Children, Summit Kids, and Panda Child Development Centre.

Transportation in Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 19, 31, 40, 105, 404, and 414. The nearest LRT Station is Lions Park.

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is an inner-city neighbourhood located in the northwest quadrant of Calgary. It’s bordered by Trans-Canada Highway to the north, 14 St NW to the east, Upper Hillhurst to the south, and Crownchild Trail to the west.

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill FAQs

What is the population of Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill?

The population of Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is 1,408.

Is there a local community association in Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill?

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is covered by Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill Community Association.

How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?

The commute from Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill to downtown Calgary takes 11 minutes by car or 20 minutes by public transportation.

What is the average household income in Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill?

The average household income in Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is $203,409.

Is Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill a safe place to live?

The crime rates in Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill are 60% lower than the Calgary average.

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill Community Information

Established as a neighbourhood in 1953, Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is an inner suburban community in north-west Calgary. Settled north of the Hillhurst and West Hillhurst communities, the borders of the neighborhood are 16th Avenue Nto the north; 14th Street W to the east.

Hospitals and Clinics Serving Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is a 6-minute drive from Foothills Medical Centre. There are nearby options for a variety of therapies and specialty health clinics. The closest veterinary clinic is Westmount Animal Clinic and VCA Canada Western Veterinary Specialist and Emergency Centre.

Quick Facts About Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill

  • Quadrant: Northwest Calgary

  • Population: 1,408

  • Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 2,486

  • Crime rates are 60% lower than the Calgary average.

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill Parks and Outdoors

Hounsfield Heights Park, West Hillhurst Park, and West Hillhurst Off-Leash area are all immediately available for residents.

In under 10 minutes, residents can get to Confederation Park, home to the Confederation Golf Course and the Lions Festival of Lights which runs annually. Park features include pathways, tennis courts, baseball diamonds, a natural playground, picnic areas, and a flower/rock garden. In the winter there’s a beautifully groomed cross-country ski trail, and tobogganing hills for the little ones.

Nose Hill Park is also nearby, offering residents a gorgeous way to experience nature without having to leave the city.

Nose Hill Park is a tranquil, natural environment park known for its abundant wildlife, hiking trails, and archeological finds. Take a hike on the hill, breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the incredible views of the Rocky Mountains, Bow River Valley, and the Calgary cityscape. Pathways are great for walking or biking, and most of the park is off-leash for dogs to run freely.

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill Real Estate Statistics

There were a total of 33 single-family homes sold in Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill in 2021 that had an average price of $1,014,250. These homes saw an average of 40 days on market (DOM). This community saw a total of 31 sales for all property types with an average of 72 days on the market and year over year this community saw a 29.17% increase in sales and an average price decrease of 13.99%.
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