Bankview is an old, inner city neighborhood that enjoys close proximity to Downtown Calgary. A well-established neighborhood, Bankview real estate is populated by condominiums and townhouses. Bankview condos are mostly low rise buildings built way back in the 1960’s. These condos boast unique floor plans, ranging from 400 to over 1,500 sq. ft.
More recently built are the townhomes in Bankview. Many of these began to appear in the 2000’s and boast a very modern feel with open kitchen and garage. Due to its proximity to both Downtown and the University, Bankview is an ideal environment for students, young professionals, and budding families. Popular condo developments in Bankview include; Victorian Courts, Tiboron Court, Bankview Gate, Providence at Bankview, Bella Vista & Valhalla View.
Bankview homeowners enjoy very close proximity to the popular Downtown area known as the Beltline. Bankview is known for its vibrant, attractive community, vast array of real estate styles, and its prime location.
2016 witnessed the sale of no less than 49 condos and 13 townhouses in Bankview. The average price of each sale ranged from $294,000 t0 $600,000, with each condo spending an average of 52 days on the market. Thanks to its pristine hillside location, Bankview residents can enjoy spectacular views of the city from their condos.
Bankview is just a few minutes away from the core of Downtown Calgary. A variety of local stores, restaurants and shopping facilities can be accessed following a short drive downtown.
Bankview Recreation and Lifestyle
Bankview’s location close to Downtown Calgary and the University of Calgary places it within reach of many amenities and facilities including the Foothills Hospital and restaurants. But that’s not to say Bankview is free of any amenities. Thanks to its green nature, Bankview is dotted all over with parks, greenspaces, trees and playgrounds. Bankview also boasts a busy community center, tennis courts, a basketball court and sports fields. Those with a green thumb can always visit the Bankview Community Gardens at Buckmaster Park.
Schools in Bankview
Families wouldn’t have to worry about schooling in Bankview due to the wide availability of easily accessible top quality schools, Public, Separate, or French Immersion schools. Some of these include:
- Western Canada
- William Reid
- Holy Name
- Sacred Heart
- St. Monica
- St. Mary’s
Bankview is a densely populated small community that serves as home to over 5,000 residents. It is a mixed neighborhood. Data on such social statistics as the marital status, age, income, and population diversity of residents can be found here. The community is relatively safe, with most crimes involving vandalism and vehicle related thefts.