Bel-Aire Real Estate Listings and Information
Bel-Aire is a well-established residential community and one of Calgary’s luxury gems in the southwest quadrant of Calgary. The community of Bel-Aire is known to have some of the best residential views in the city of both downtown and the Rocky Mountains. With just under 500 residents, all 185 homes in the community are single detached with no noted renters (City of Calgary, 2012). This quiet community is predominantly comprised of homeowners over the age of 45 (Ibid).
There are several schools near and around the community of Bel-Aire. To name a few: Saint Augustine Elementary Junior High School (K-9), Chinook Park School (K-6), Henry Wise Wood High School (10-12), Christopher Robin School (Nursery) and the Calgary Girls School (4-9) are all with a short distance of the community of Bel-Aire (Calgary Board of Education, 2012).
Bel-Aire is under a10-minute drive from Calgary’s popular Chinook Mall. With a wide variety of stores ranging from luxury to children’s toy stores, everyone in the family will enjoy the Chinook Mall. Bel-Aire is also a short 25-minute commute the popular and boutique stores in Calgary’s downtown core.
Bel-Aire is next door to the popular Calgary Golf and Country Club and a quick drive from Heritage Park. Residents can enjoy a leisurely walk along the Elbow River or take beginners sailing lessons on the nearby Glenmore Reservoir. Bel-Aire’s proximity to Glenmore Trail SW provides easy access out of the city for residents to disappear into the Mountainside.
Residents from Bel-Aire commuting downtown can access the Chinook LRT station for a quick 20-minute jaunt to work. For those preferring to drive, the standard driving time from Bel-Aire to downtown is ~15 minutes (rush hour excluded).
If Bel-Aire has caught your eye, contact your local Century 21 agent for a listing of homes currently on the market and additional information about what this luxury community has to offer!
North: Calgary Golf & Country Club
East: Elbow Drive
South: Glenmore Trail
West: Glenmore Reservoir
City Quadrant: SW
Image Source: Flickriver.com, 2012