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Wheatland County Acreages for Sale

Wheatland County Acreages differ in shape and size, but what they all have in common is the beautiful sprawling prairies on which they are built. The golden prairies of eastern Alberta offer rural property owners the utmost privacy and a serene living ambiance matched only by other counties near Calgary. Most homes for sale in Wheatland County have convenient access to amenities in nearby municipalities such as Strathmore, Chestermere and Calgary, reachable within a relatively short drive.

Begin your search of Wheatland County acreages and land for sale in Alberta below. To learn more about rural homes or to schedule a private showing of any MLS® listings, contact our team of experienced REALTORS® by calling the Calgaryism Team at 403-370-4008 anytime and we will be happy to assist you!

Acreages for Sale in Wheatland County, AB


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Wheatland County: Facts

  • Home to nearly 8,800 residents
  • Approximately 4,505 square kilometres
  • Median population age – 42.4 years
  • Average size of census families – 2.6 persons
  • Home to 782 farms
  • Bordered on the west by Rocky View County
  • Bordered on the south by Vulcan County and Siksika Nation
  • Bordered to the east by the County of Newell and Special Areas 2
  • Bordered on the north by Kneehill County and Drumheller
  • 88% of residents live in single-family properties
  • 10% of residents live in mobile homes

Wheatland County is a massive prairie municipal district to the east of Calgary. It is home to several municipalities such as Carseland, Cheadle, Chancellor, Nightingale and Gleichen, and surrounds the town of Strathmore – about 50 kilometres east of Calgary.

Wheatland Acreages & Land

Rural homes for sale in Wheatland County come in many shapes and sizes. Most properties are single-family acreage-style homes built on farmland with owners that have stayed put for the long term. In many instances, these family-owned and operated farms have been passed down through the generations and are a massive part of the agri-food sector with over 311,000 hectares of planted crops and 453,000 hectares of farmland.

Wheatland County acreages for sale range from land parcels to full estate-sized homes. Some properties include farmland, while others are rural residences built for additional space and privacy. Many Wheatland homes in Alberta are focussed around communities such as Strathmore, Carseland and other communities of the sort.

Wheatland Amenities & Recreation

Wheatland County real estate may seem far from amenities and recreation, but that isn’t necessarily the case. Residents have convenient access to day-to-day amenities in nearby municipalities like Strathmore, while the big City of Calgary is found not too far to the west from any point in the county.

Community halls, sports fields and hockey arenas dot the county while regional art and cultural events inspire the community and help create lasting memories for residents.

Strathmore, for example, is home to an aquatic centre, civic centre, outdoor rinks, tennis courts and golf courses. Other municipalities like Hussar, Standard and Rockyford also have various public use facilities used for family-friendly activities and events year-round. Also see:

Wheatland County Schools

Acreage owners in Wheatland County are served by several schools, including:

  • East Wheatland (Grades K-12)
  • Carseland School (Grades K-6)
  • Drumheller – Greentree Elementary (K-6)
  • Drumheller Valley Secondary School (7-12)
  • Drumheller Outreach (7-12)
  • Strathmore – Bow Valley College
  • Strathmore – Catholic – Sacred Heart Academy (K-6)
  • Strathmore – Holy Cross Collegiate (7-12)

Strathmore is also home to several more public schools designated for students of all ages from kindergarten to Grade 12.

Wheatland County residents have some level of freedom in choosing what school their children attend, although most select those closest to home.

Wheatland Real Estate Experts

Wheatland County real estate specialists - the Calgaryism Team with REMAX House of Real Estate

Are you thinking about moving into an acreage property? Is now a good time to sell your property in the area? Our team of experienced REALTORS® with RE/MAX House of Real Estate have helped countless clients buy and sell acreages in Wheatland County 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 Wheatland County acreage home in Alberta today!

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

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