What $500,000 Gets You in Each Calgary Quadrant

Here is what a half million dollars will get you in each quadrant of the city. North West: Infill in Bowness Where to find it 7104 36 Ave. N.W. It’s a few blocks from Bowness Road and right in the middle of Thomas B. Riley School, Bowcroft Elementary School and…

Here is what a half million dollars will get you in each quadrant of the city.

North West: Infill in Bowness

Where to find it

7104 36 Ave. N.W.

It’s a few blocks from Bowness Road and right in the middle of Thomas B. Riley School, Bowcroft Elementary School and Our Lady of the Assumption School.

What it costs

$499,000

What you get

  • 1,853 square-feet.
  • The three bedrooms include the master bedroom, which also has a big ensuite and walk-in closet with a window.
  • The double car garage is detached.
  • There are new kitchen appliances in a kitchen that opens to the living room, where there is a fireplace and built-ins.
  • 2.5 bathrooms.
  • You can walk down the street to Sunnyside Home and Garden or walk a little further to Bowness Road or a little further still to WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park, if you are so inclined.

Realtor

Ken Richter, Re/Max Real Estate (Central)

North East: Single Family Home in Mayland Heights

Where to find it

1008 16A St. N.E.

It’s tucked in that nook where Deerfoot Trail meets 16th Avenue. Deerfoot Athletic Park gives you a buffer from the big road and 8th Avenue will get you in and out of Mayland Heights quickly.

What it costs

$499,000

What you get

  • 1,065 square-feet.
  • This 1959, one storey house has only had two owners.
  • The best of the old has been kept, including hardwood floors and original crystal doornobs.
  • New stuff has been added including an upgraded kitchen with granite counters, a glass backsplash, cork floors and a double oven.
  • There is also a developed basement with a separate entrance, wet bar and two more bedrooms.

Realtor

Elaine J Pippi, Discover Real Estate Ltd.

South West: Two Storeys in Shawnessy

Where to find it

625 Shawinigan Dr. S.W.

What it costs

$499,900

You are within two minutes of two CTrain stations and the big box ammenities that include all your grocery stores (Sobeys, Calgary Co-op, Safeway and Superstore) as well as a movie theatre, Home Depot, Walmart and the YMCA.

What you get

  • A split level with 2,066 square-feet, four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.
  • It was built in 1991, which means you get things that were popular in 1991 including bay windows, vaulted ceilings and a wood burning fireplace.
  • It’s also not in the inner city, which means your $500,000 will get you a formal dining room, a two-level deck and a double attached garage.

Realtor

Rene Schenk, Comox Realty Group

South East: New Brighton Bungalow

Where to find it

100 Brightondale Cr. S.E.

It’s pretty far south, but Stoney Trail is right there so you can get places fast. All of the restaurants, stores and necessities along 130th Avenue are also close and Ralph Klein Park isn’t too far away either.

What it costs

$495,000

What you get

  • 1,216 square-feet with four bedrooms and three bathrooms.
  • It’s a bi-level bungalow, which isn’t very common and it has a finished basement and attached garage.
  • It has all the suburban perks including a mudroom, walk-in closet, family room and a rec room big enough for all of your media as well as a pool table.

Realtor

Brad Holt, Maxwell Capital Realty

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