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acreage homes in foothills M.D. near Calgary, Alberta

Why are acreages for sale near Calgary highly sought after on today’s residential market? If you are thinking additional living space inside and out, more privacy for you and your family, and stunning mountain views, you are absolutely right!

Begin searching Calgary acreages for sale currently listed on the MLS® below. To learn more about these rural properties or to schedule a private showing of any listing(s), contact our team of experienced Realtors® with RE/MAX House of Real Estate anytime and we will be happy to assist you!

Acreages for Sale Near Calgary, AB


Cody Battershill, Realtor specializing in rural homes near Calgary, Alberta

Why Buy an Acreage Near Calgary?

  • More living space both inside and outside of your home; expansive floor plans and ample yard space
  • Custom-built acreage homes have unique features; hot tubs, saunas, wine cellars, outdoor patios, sports courts, multi-car garages… the list goes on
  • More privacy for you and your family; exclusive communities, larger lots, mature vegetation and the home design itself all play a role in added privacy
  • Rural lifestyle not too far from city amenities, but far enough for a more peaceful living experience
  • Wake up to nature; enjoy scenic views of the foothills and mountains to the west

Acreages in Foothills County

The Municipal District of Foothills to the south of Calgary spans more than 3,600 square kilometres and is where you’ll find Okotoks, High River, Black Diamond and other towns and villages. Exclusive communities like Heritage Pointe are also found in the region.

The diverse topography of the Foothills M.D. includes beautiful rolling foothills amid river valleys and patches of aspen groves with the Rocky Mountains on the horizon, making the Foothills a go-to area for buyers browsing acreages for sale near Calgary.

The inherent scenery of the area typically provides additional layers of privacy while also keeping many home owners in awe with the sheer beauty of the panoramic views often seen from home.

Acreages in Rocky View County

The Municipal District of Rocky View includes rural areas to the west, north and east of Calgary and is home to Airdrie, Bragg Creek, Cochrane, and many subdivision communities like Bearspaw, Silverhorn and Church Ranches.

Cochrane is a major amenity resource for rural homeowners in Rocky View County who prefer to avoid the City of Calgary whenever possible. With about 30,000 people, you can find all the shops and services you need in the town including grocers, home department stores and professional services.

Like in the Foothills, rural properties in Rocky View are found amid stunning landscapes which include rolling prairies and foothills with mountain views to the west.

Rivers, creeks and ponds are also found throughout the area, adding even more breathtaking scenery and appeal to these acreages near Calgary.

Acreages in Bearspaw

Bearspaw is another highly sought-after rural area where you’ll find some of the most exclusive Calgary acreages for sale on the MLS®. Located in Rocky View County, the area is well known for its luxurious bungalow acreages in sought-after subdivisions such as Watermark at Bearspaw.

Many homes in the area enjoy unobstructed views of the beautiful rolling foothills and Rocky Mountains to the west. Some Bearspaw homes are found near the Bow River as it flows inwards towards Calgary, with plateau views of the river valley and spacious land parcels to enjoy with family and friends.

Bearspaw residents enjoy quick access to outdoor leisure and recreation in the foothills and mountains, amenities in Cochrane and the northern districts of Calgary, and shopping malls in the nearby town of Balzac.

Acreages in Springbank

Springbank is a large sub-area of Rocky View County, located directly west of the city limits on the north and south ends of the Trans Canada Highway.

Acreages for sale in Springbank are some of the most luxurious near Calgary, with multi-million dollar estates ranging from the $1 million plus to $10 million or more.

Springbank is an ideal location for city professionals looking to benefit from a rural and city lifestyle. With the mountains not far to the west, it is also ideal for outdoor enthusiasts who frequent the Rockies for outdoor leisure and recreation.

Acreages in Wheatland County

Wheatland County is another municipal district in Southern Alberta found east of Calgary. It is home to municipalities such as Strathmore and Carseland, as well as many rural properties where you'll find scenic prairie views.

Acreages for sale in Wheatland County offer exceptional privacy away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Many of these rural homeowners tend to farmland; the county contributes immensely to Alberta's agricultural production with over 453,000 hectares of farmland.

Rural Lifestyle Near the City

Calgary acreages are the perfect type of residence to create lasting memories with family and loved ones. And that doesn’t mean seclusion, either. Many rural homes are found in exclusive estate-style communities with interconnecting pathways which are great for children to connect with new friends. Parents also get to know one another as they look out for each other’s best interests and watch over children.

Urban professionals with families and empty nesters all look to rural homes as a reprieve from the fast-paced lifestyle of the big city. Waking up to scenic views of the foothills and Rockies to the west while fresh mountain air whisps under the nose is something any homeowner can appreciate!

Many residents in the Municipal Districts of Foothills and Rockyview choose these areas to be able to frequent the mountains for leisure and recreation to do what they love. Hiking, skiing, fishing, camping and other related activities are all within an arms' reach; escaping to the stunning Albertan countryside while avoiding big city traffic is priceless for many rural residents near Calgary.

Calgary Rural Home Specialists

Calgary real estate agents Cody Jordan

Browsing Calgary acreages for sale? Wondering if now is a good time to sell your rural home? Our team of Realtors® with RE/MAX House of Real Estate have years of experience in helping people buy and sell homes outside of Calgary and would love to put their knowledge and skillset to work for you!

Contact the Calgaryism Team anytime at 403-370-4008 if you have questions about current listings on the MLS® or would like us to set up a showing for you! Get a Free Property Valuation for your Acreage home near Calgary today!

We are looking forward to helping you accomplish your real estate goals!

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