Britannia is a fully established residential neighborhood. It is bordered to the West by a stunning ridge which overlooks both Riverdale and Altadore Parks, providing a picturesque view of the area. The Britannia community is also bordered by the Elbow River, giving residents easy access to the Elbow River Drive, a pathway that provides access to downtown Calgary only 4 kilometers away.
Britannia real estate is known for its prestigious and stately luxury homes. A combination of the spectacular ridge views, large housing lots and the easily accessible Elbow River pathway system help push the pricing of Britannia homes over the top. Britannia homes go for an average price of about $3.5 million, with pricing ranging from $1.8 – $4 million.
Britannia community is a well-established residential community. Aptly named, this Southwest Calgary community is thematically styled against the British, from its names to general landscaping and local architecture. Edinburgh Boulevard, Elizabeth Road, and Coronation Drive are a few examples of British named streets, while a number of local content can be found paying tribute to a variety of British styles.
Britannia Recreation, Lifestyle & Amenities
The prestigious Calgary Golf and Country Club can be found in this little urban city. The hill-top nature of Calgary’s Southwest community of Britannia is rife with carefully situated local parks including the above mentioned Calgary Golf and Country Club, Riverdale Park, and Crescent Park.
Residents can take care of all of their shopping needs in the small commercial district that is the Britannia Plaza. This small-scale urban shopping environment is complete with a market, boutiques, a bookstore, home accessories store, and a number of other shops.
Britannia Community Demographics
Britannia is a rather small urban community with a diverse population somewhere between 700 and 800. You can find out more about the community demographics, including such important details as age distribution, marital status, population diversity and income distribution by clicking here.
Residents of Britannia have a few choice schools within easy reach, including:
- William Reid
- St. Augustine
- Western Canada
- Bishop Grandin
- St. Gerard
- Ecole St. Matthew