Bel-Aire is considered one of Calgary’s wealthiest and most prestigious communities, and that is reflected in the pricing of its homes. Closely linked with the Mayfair community to the south, both communities offer plenty of green spaces and parkland. Bel-Aire is bounded by the Calgary Golf and Country Club and the Glenmore Reservoir.
Bel-Aire is situated in Southwest Calgary, just east of the connecting point where the Glenmore reservoir is drained into the Elbow River. It affords residents a great view of the city with its winding roads which ascend the riverbanks. Many homes in this long-established community date back to the 1960’s following the annexation of Bel-Aire by Calgary in 1954.
This is an upscale neighborhood with real estate prices ranging from a “lowly” $1 million all the way up to over $10 million. The average price of homes in the community of Beli-Aire is $3.1 million; which translates to an average of $851 per sq. ft.
Bel-Aire Recreation, Lifestyle & Amenities
Bel-Aire is your typical green community with a serene, welcoming environment. There are plenty of pathways throughout the community, each offering a magnificent view of the city and the snow capped mountains, and some moving around the historic Bel-Aire Estates. Residents of the community can easily spend time in Heritage Park, Glenmore Reservoir and the Calgary Golf and Country Club. A short commute through Elbow Drive will take you to Downtown Calgary.
Residents of the community can also enjoy a variety of programs and activities on offer from one of the oldest community associations in Calgary – the Bel-Aire Community Association which was established in the 1950s.
There are a number of schools available to residents of Bel-Aire, Calgary. Bel-Aire Real Estate is situated near the centre of the city with an abundance of local schools. One of these is a private school, with others including Separate and French Immersion schools. Some of the schools that can be found here include:
- Henry Wise Wood
- St. Gerard
- St. Augustine
- Western Canada
- Chinook Park
- Bishop Grandin