Coach Hill Homes
Spectacular views of the Calgary city skyline and the Alberta Rockies are only but a part of the attraction of the Coach Hill real estate market. Initially known for the Old Banff Coach Road that carried stage coach travelers all the way to Banff, this beautiful southwest Calgary residential community has developed into a city that mirrors Calgary’s rich history.
Situated atop the former Broadcast Hill, Coach Hill offers splendid views of its surrounding, making it a popular choice for many in this part of the city. It is bordered to the: north by the Old Banff Coach Road, south by Bow Trail, west by 69 Street, and east by Sarcee Trail. A relaxed living environment, Coach Hill is known for its tree-lined streets and vast green spaces. It also provides easy access to the hub that is downtown Calgary through Bow Trail.
Coach Hill Community
Its prime location by the Old Banff Coach Road from which it gets its name means that Coach Hill is easily associated with history. Coach Hill as a residential community was established in the 1970s, having been annexed in 1956. Thanks to its majestic city views and easy downtown Calgary access (via Bow Trail and the CTrain Station on 69 Street), it is home to many professionals and families who work in the city but prefer to stay away from the grind when away from work. Detached homes and single dwellings form the core of Coach Hill homes for sale, with average prices around $350,000.
Coach Hill Shopping
Residents of the community will not have to worry about distance in order to satisfy their shopping needs. With a number of grocery stores, shopping complexes, and restaurants available within and around the immediate vicinity of the community, the daily needs of residents are satisfied. With only a ten minute drive, residents can access Signal Hill shopping center and all of its shopping outlets, theaters, and restaurants.
Recreation & Lifestyle
Coach Hill is known for the many scenic pathways that weave through the neighborhood. With lots of green space, a healthy outdoor lifestyle is promoted, providing an opportunity for community residents to unwind after working hours. Residents who appreciate outdoor recreation can easily locate the Coach Hill/Patterson Heights Community Center. Amongst the amenities on offer are playgrounds, an outdoor rink, a baseball diamond, and soccer fields. Residents will also enjoy access to numerous activities within the community center, including line dancing, dancing guides, girl guides, and moms and tots programs.
Thanks to its natural greenery, quite a number of parks can be found in and around Coach Hill. The Calgary Olympic Park – home to numerous biking trails, a skiing hill, and multiple sporting events through the year – is the closest of them all. Also within close proximity are the Edworthy Park, Patterson Park, and Prominence Park.
Coach Hill Schools
Families in the Coach Hill community have a selection of private and public schools at their disposal. Soe of these include:
- Holy Name
- St. Monica
- St. Gregory
- Western Canada
- Ernest Manning