One of the most sought-after neighborhoods in the Northwest Calgary is the Varsity Estates. It is a well-known community because of the famous Silver Springs Golf Course. There are numerous schools and amazing parks around the neighborhood. The Varsity community is made up of several neighborhoods including the Varsity Acres, Varsity Village, and Varsity Estates. These communities were originally separated and were recently put together as one and are simply named as Varsity. In 2019, with Varsity houses for sale having an average price of $689,293 there were about 86 single family homes that were sold while with an average price of $321,018 there were 76 condo and townhomes that were sold. There are an estimated number of 12,000 people residing in Varsity.
There are several key features that appeals to many Calgary home buyers and that makes them buy a home in the community of Varsity. The transportation and commute from Varsity to the downtown communities is a piece of cake as this community has access to both the Crowfoot Trail and Shaganappi Trail. The Bow River path system is an eco-friendly alternative if you are living an environmentally-friendly life as this path leads you directly to the city core. For your medical needs, the Alberta Children’s Hospital and the Foothills Hospital are the place to go as it is closeby. There are a wide selection of Varsity homes for sale to choose from such as townhomes, condos, bungalows, and luxurious real estate. The building of numerous luxurious single family homes lead to the destruction of several homes as the real estate in Varsity is highly sought-after.
Downsizing has become a trend recently and more and more residents who have families are now seeking opportunities to downsize. For this downsizing trend, newly developed areas such as Groves of Varsity and Chateau on the Green are one of the most popular choices to check out amongst Varsity real estate listings. Groves of Varsity is also popular for old people who are retired and looking for an assistive place to call home.
The Market Mall which was renovated and expanded back in 2017 is known as the largest indoor mall in Northwest Calgary. It houses Hudson’s Bay, Home Sense, Aritzia, and Sporting Life as well as many other brands that you know of. Varsity has a community association and community center that has various programs such as play-school and after-school program for children. It does not come low with events as the community kitchen is busy all-year round and hosts an estimated 40 special events every year. Activities, events, and clubs such as dance lessons, Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, seniors fitness class and sports, bridge clubs, and more are held at the community center as well. Adjacent to Varsity are Burns Stadium, McMahon Stadium, and the University of Calgary where sports fans can enjoy and cheer for their favorite team. Varsity is a relatively safe community and the neighbors are nice to keep an eye for each other for suspicious behaviors happening around the neighborhood. All-in-all, Varsity is worth checking out because of its wonderful amenities and warm ambience that the neighborhood exudes.