Why Should You Buy a Home in Cougar Ridge, SW Calgary?
Life in Calgary’s westside is as good as it gets when living in Cougar Ridge!
Established in 2001, the neighbourhood and its newer subdivision(s) have become a few of the most sought after places to live in the city.
Why, you may ask? Well, here are 5 reasons why you should consider buying a home in Cougar Ridge, Calgary.
For more on schools, amenities, demographics and other important information, be sure to check out our Cougar Ridge Calgary Community Review & Home Search today.
#1 – Proximity to Mountains
Imagine waking up in the morning and the first thing you see when peering out your bedroom window is the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
Not only are they in view from many homes, but they are also easily accessible when living in Cougar Ridge.
Escaping westward to the foothills and beyond becomes effortless when living in the westside neighbourhoodd
Leave city traffic in the dust and be well on your way to places like Banff, Sunshine, Nakiska, Jasper and Kananaskis Country within minutes of leaving your humble abode.
#2 – Diversity of Real Estate
A wide range of buyers have found a place that fits their wants, needs and lifestyle in Cougar Ridge because the neighbourhood is home to a wide range of different types of properties.
Whether it is townhouses, condos or single-family homes, it can be found in Cougar Ridge and at a great value relative to its location in one of the most sought after areas of the city.
#3 – Proximity to Downtown
Some might think Cougar Ridge Calgary is as suburban as it gets when it comes to commuting times.
While the neighbourhood IS found on the edge of the city, the typical 20 to 40 minutes it takes to get to downtown from other suburban areas (depending on traffic) isn’t a characteristic that’s shared by Cougar Ridge.
It takes only between 10 to 25 minutes to reach downtown depending on what time of the day it is.
If driving isn’t an option then parking the car at a nearby west end LRT station will provide quick and easy access to the city centre and from there other public transportation routes that service the entire city.
#4 – Tons of Nearby Amenities
Life in Cougar Ridge is convenient to say the least, considering that there are several amenity resources found very close by, including…
- Aspen Landing
- Strathcona Square
- West Springs Village
- St. Michaels Church
- West Side Recreational Centre
- Canada Olympic Park
- Signal Hill Shopping Centre
- West Hills Shopping Centre
Residents also have quick and easy access to main city routes via Stoney Trail, Glenmore Trail and 17th Avenue SW. Convenience is at a maximum when living in Cougar Ridge Calgary!
#5 – Abundance of Schools
It doesn’t get any better for school selection when living in Cougar Ridge. Several schools: Catholic, French immersion, public and private are all found very close to home, including:
- St. Joan of Arc
- Edge School for Athletes
- Calgary French & International School
- Vincent Massey
- Rundle Academy
- Webber Academy
- Calgary Academy
Cougar Ridge gives parents and students a wide selection of schools for kindergarten – grade 12 to choose from; all found less than 10 minutes away from home!
Also, be sure to check out Paskapoo Cougar Ridge Calgary, a newer subdivision of Cougar Ridge with some very beaituful homes of its own!
Questions About Cougar Ridge Real Estate?
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