Britannia is small, high-end community located the desirable inner-city, southwest quadrant of Calgary. The population of Britannia is under 750, with ~280 residents between the ages of 45 and 64 (City of Calgary, 2012). The community consists of mostly single-family detached homes, with a small number of apartments/condos (City of Calgary, 2012). British influence in this area is readily apparent with streets named Elizabeth Way, Coronation Drive and Imperial Way.
Residents of Britannia are in the district of several of Calgary’s public and specialty schools. The William Reid School (K-4), and St. Anthony School (elementary and junior high) are amongst the closest.
For the shoppers, popular stores and boutiques are located in the nearby downtown core and Britannia Plaza. Chinook Mall is also a close 15-minute drive south on McLeod Trail.
For the nature lovers, Britannia is next-door to the popular Elbow River and is close to North Glenmore Park, Riverdale Park, Heritage Park, Weasel Head Natural Area and South Glenmore Park. Walking paths are abundant!
Commuters will enjoy Britannia’s 4 KM distance from downtown. A short jaunt down Elbow drive or the 39th Avenue LRT station will get you downtown in quicky!
Ask your local Century 21 agent for details about Britannia today!
North:Britannia Drive (both sides)
East: Elbow Drive
West: Elbow River
City Quadrant: SW (Britannia Community Association, 2012)