Point McKay Real Estate Listings and Information
Point McKay is a quaint, picturesque community located in Calgary’s northwest quadrant. Homeowners residing in this gem of a community number approximately 1,300 - the majority of which are between the ages of 45 and 64 (City of Calgary, 2012). Homeowners and renters in Point McKay tend to reside in row or apartment style homes, but a very small quantity of semi-detached homes are also available for rent or purchase (ibid).
Potential homeowners or renters looking to move to this gorgeous community will be pleased with the number of schools in and around the community bounds. These schools include but are not limited to: Foothills Academy (all ages), Wildwood School (K-6), University School (K-6), St. Michael (K-9), Vincent Massey School (7-9), Madeleine D’Houet (7-9), Branton School (7-9), Louise Dean School (9-12), Ernest Manning High School (10-12) and William Aberhart High School (10-12) (Calgary Board of Education, 2012).
Looking for a house near premium shopping? Look no more! Market Mall is a short distance away from the community and offers several premium and retail stores that are sure to please every member of the family. If that’s not enough, Chinook and Cross Iron Outlet Malls are a short drive away and offer a multitude of stores that can satisfy even the pickiest of shoppers.
Looking for a beautiful new home adjacent to lush green space in the city? The popular Bow River borders the community of Point McKay to the south and offers homeowners and renters the opportunity to walk/bike/run on some of Calgary’s finest inner city trails. There are also several parks within minutes of the community. Edworthy and Shouldice Parks are nearby and offer residents of Point McKay an amazing opportunity to enjoy outdoor time with the family without having to travel very far. These scenic outdoor areas present a great opportunity to get the family together and enjoy some of Calgary’s warm weather.
For those who travel frequently to the downtown core - Westbrook, Banff Trail and 45th Street LRT stations are all under ~3km from the community and can have homeowners or renters to the downtown core in ~30 minutes.
Contact your local Century 21 agent for additional information about this perfect community! Once of Calgary’s best kept secrets – Point McKay is sure to please!
Image Source: viewcalgary.com, 2012
North: Foothills Hospital Site/16 Avenue NW
East: 28 Street
South: Bow River
West: Shaganappi Trail NW/Bowness Road/37 Street NW
City Quadrant: NW (Federation of Calgary Communities, 2012)