Killarney Calgary - Information for Buyers of Killarney Homes!
In the heart of the city’s southwest lies a beautiful urban-suburban gem called Killarney. The Killarney community is known as one of the most desirable communities in Calgary, not just for the location, but also for what lies within this community. Imagine, coming home from work and passing all the stunning tree lined streets and seeing homes with beautiful character. Book an appointment and take a look at some of the Killarney homes for sale!
The Killarney real estate area was developed around the 1920’s. In the beginning most settlers that came to this area were of Irish and Scottish descent and so they decided to name this beautiful urban-suburban gem Killarney, after places in the old country. Even though some of the original cottages still remain, new infills are replacing original structures on almost a daily basis.
The Killarney community is comprised of 2 schools, 5 parks, Killarney community center and aquatic center. Killarney is also in in close proximity to Richmond Green Golf course, which can be easily accessed across the street on 33rd avenue and south of the Currie Barracks. Killarney real estate is a vibrant district that offers some of the city’s best outdoor shopping experiences as it is located right beside the trendy Marda Loop area, which is known for hosting the very well known street festival called “Marda Gras Festival” once a year in August.
Real estate in Killarney is perfectly situated, close to many major transportation routes and close to community parks and schools within walking distance. Public transportation can be found on 17th avenue SW and the new LRT station is located by Westbrook Mall running along Bow Trail. There are many bus routes with service from Killarney to downtown Calgary and Westbrook LRT station.
Killarney Elementary School, Holy Name, Vincent Massey and A.E. Cross are all within walking distance in the Killarney neighbourhood. St. Mary’s Catholic High School and Western Canadian High School are just a short bus trip down to 17th Avenue SW.
Crowchild Trail can be easily accessed on the east side of Killarney and is conveniently close to Foothills Hospital, Alberta Children’s Hospital, University of Calgary and SAIT. With only being 10 minutes from the Calgary core, houses for sale in Killarney offer the convenience of the inner-city, with a suburban feel.
Things to do & Places to see (Features of Killarney)
While small-scale retailers, coffee shops and pubs can be found within the trendy Marda Loop area, Killarney is also close to other amenities such as Westbrook Mall, Westhills Shopping Centre, Mount Royal College, Military Museum, Shaganappi Golf course, a few neighbourhood restaurants and access to the Bow River.
Killarney Real Estate
Killarney real estate offers many unique and diverse options for all potential buyers. This grid pattern community spans many city blocks, bordering Richmond Road SW and 17th avenue SW (north to south) and 37th Street SW and Crowchild Trail (east to west). Whether you want to buy a Killarney home or a Killarney townhome complex, there is a large amount of infills being developed throughout as investors reap the rewards, which has caused many home owners to follow suit. The Killarney redevelopment has created a great sense of community between residents.