Are you looking for country living with the pleasures of urban luxuries close by? If so, you should consider Richmond homes!
This close-knit neighbourhood is an excellent place to grow in. The homes for sale in Richmond stand proudly on calm residential streets. There aren't too many hubs of frantic activity that you might find in the city-centre, which gives Richmond a serene atmosphere that many homebuyers crave, whether they have a family or are an independent freelancer who works from home.
Buyers looking for a house in Richmond will discover that it's the type of place for after school get-togethers at the local playground, each other's homes, or attending programs at the community centre.
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Amenities in Richmond
Richmond is a vibrant community located in southwest Calgary, Alberta. Homeowners looking for a well-established neighbourhood with access to both downtown Calgary and recreational opportunities will find everything they need in Richmond.
Situated just south of the Bow River and a short drive from downtown, Richmond offers residents the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban convenience. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Edworthy Park while still having easy access to popular shopping centers, diverse dining options, and entertainment venues.
Richmond offers culinary delights ranging from French cuisine to hip coffee shops and local craft breweries. For families, there are plenty of great schooling options and daycare options to choose from.
Richmond Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
Richmond is right next door to Orangetheory Fitness, GoPerformance Fitness Lab, and an F45.
Being in close proximity to downtown Calgary opens up a wide range of other fitness options. Facilities like GoodLife Fitness, World Gym, GYMVMT, and Anytime Fitness are easily accessible, offering a variety of fitness classes, state-of-the-art equipment, and personalized training services.
Killarney Aquatic and Recreation Centre is the perfect spot for families to swim play, and stay active. Amenities include a heated pool, a dive tank, a terrific weight room, a cardio gym, and a bright fitness club.
Golf enthusiasts in Richmond are right next door to Shaganappi Point Golf Course, an expansive course that boasts amazing views of downtown Calgary and overlooks the south bank of the Bow River. This 18-hole course offers beautifully landscaped fairways, a putting green, and a clubhouse.
Richmond Shopping and Dining
While Richmond offers a vibrant local dining scene, residents also have easy access to downtown Calgary for a wider array of shopping and dining options.
Residents can start their day at the locally loved nearby coffee shop Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters, for a creative selection of donuts and smooth, creamy, and rich espresso. For some seasonal French bites in a chic and cozy atmosphere, residents can head to Cassis Bistro. For a refined meal and chic cocktails, residents can head to Merchants Restaurant.
A short drive to downtown Calgary allows residents to explore popular shopping destinations such as The CORE Shopping Centre and TD Square. These areas are home to a plethora of high-end designer boutiques, specialty stores, and well-known brand retailers. Food enthusiasts can indulge in a variety of dining options ranging from trendy taco joints and locavore eateries to Korean restaurants.
When it comes to nightlife, residents can opt for cozy neighbourhood pubs, live music venues showcasing local talent, trendy lounges with craft cocktails, or energetic nightclubs offering a lively atmosphere.
Schools Serving Richmond
Richmond 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 Richmond School, A. E. Cross, Vincent Massey, Alexander Ferguson, and Central Memorial High School.
Catholic school options include St. Michael, St. Isidore, Holy Name, St. Gregory, St. Andrew, Bishop Carroll High School, and St. Mary’s High School.
Private school options include Rundle Academy, Banbury Crossroads, Clear Water Academy, and North Point School for Boys.
Childcare options in Richmond include the Richmond Childcare Association.
Transportation in Richmond
Richmond residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 6, 20, 66, 304, and 732. The nearest LRT Station is Shaganappi Point Station.
Richmond is located on both sides of Crowchild Trail and south of 17th Avenue SW.
What is the population of Richmond?
The population of Richmond is 4,758.
Is there a local community association in Richmond?
Richmond is covered by the Richmond Knob Hill Community Association. The association offers a community hall, skating rinks, green spaces, and community gardens.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Richmond to downtown Calgary takes 9 minutes by car or 37 minutes by public transportation.
What is the average household income in Richmond?
The average household income in Richmond is $133,550.
Is Richmond a safe place to live?
The crime rates in Richmond are 37% lower than the Calgary average.
Richmond Community Information
Established in 1950 and regarded as one of Calgary's older communities, Richmond is a suburban neighbourhood in the south-west of Calgary. It is settled on both sides of the Crowchild Trail, south of 17th Avenue SW. Alberta Children's Hospital can be found in the community until 2007 when the new facility opened in the north-west quadrant. Richmond has great passage to Calgary's pathway system and is also situated alongside the Southwest Regional Park, Richmond Green golf course.
Hospitals and Clinics Serving Richmond
Richmond is an 8-minute drive from Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre. There are nearby options for a variety of therapies and specialty health clinics. The closest veterinary clinics are VCA Western.
Quick Facts About Richmond
Quadrant: Southwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 2,767
Crime rates are 37% lower than the Calgary average.
Richmond Parks and Outdoors
Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the recreational opportunities in and around Richmond.
The nearby Edworthy Park sits in a valley along the Bow River. Edworthy Park is home to the majestic Douglas Fir Trail and historical Lawrey Gardens. This is the perfect year-round outdoor escape for nature lovers and dog owners alike. Park features include playgrounds, pathways, gazebos, off-leash areas, fire pits and BBQ stands, picnic sites, tables, and shelters.
Another highlight is the nearby Sandy Beach Park, situated along the Elbow River. This picturesque park offers scenic views, picnic areas, walking paths, and access to the river for activities such as swimming, canoeing, and fishing. Residents can also take advantage of the pathway system, which connects to the larger Calgary pathway network that allows for some amazing extended walks, runs, or bike rides.
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