Property of the Week: An Inglewood Home with Bow River Views

Featuring four bedrooms and bathrooms, three fireplaces and a walkout lower level, this home in Inglewood is a dream place to live.

Photograph by Jackson DeMatos.

Where it is

2233 8 Ave. S.E.

 

The location

This home is located in Inglewood, which was established in 1875. Initially known as East Calgary and Brewery Flats, Inglewood earned its official moniker in 1911, when it was named after Colonel James Walker’s nearby homestead. One of Calgary’s earliest pioneers, Walker was also responsible for setting aside a section of land that would eventually be used to build the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, which now encompasses 36 hectares of wildlife reserve for birds, animals, insects and local plant life. Today, Inglewood is a hub for arts and culture, and it is home to a wide variety of restaurants, breweries, shops, festivals, walking trails and more.

 

What to love

This home was built in 2005 and has a perfect layout for those who like to entertain. The open, airy kitchen boasts dark, sleek cabinets, built-in appliances and plenty of countertop space. The large kitchen island is a great place for guests to gather around and chat during meal prep, or for enjoying a casual breakfast in the morning. The main dining area features 10-foot ceilings and enough room to fit 12 people comfortably.

The covered front porch is a welcoming seating area that can be used year-round to enjoy the river view. The walkout lower level brings additional entertainment options, with wine storage under the stairs, a recreation room with a wet bar and a six-zone Sonance sound system.

 

What to consider

This house is ideal for growing families, outdoor enthusiasts and those who love to host and entertain. Located by the Bow River and Calgary’s pathway system, it’s a great starting point for scenic riverside strolls and is also just a short walk away from local shops, restaurants and the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary.

 

The stats

2,480 square feet
Four bedrooms
Four bathrooms
Three fireplaces
Six-piece ensuite
Oversized double garage (insulated and heated)

Listed for $1,565,000 with Tania Nelson at Tania Nelson Real Estate.

 

Inside the Home

Photograph by Jackson DeMatos.

A cozy front entrance with a built-in bench welcomes guests and homeowners into the home.

 

Photograph by Jackson DeMatos.

The great room features its own stone-clad fireplace, making it an ideal space to cozy up in the winter.

 

Photograph by Jackson DeMatos.

The large dining room can comfortably fit 12 people, making it an optimal space for formal dinners, holiday get-togethers and more.

 

Photograph by Jackson DeMatos.

The home’s open layout maximizes flow between the kitchen, dining area and additional seating area, all of which are connected by a three-sided fireplace.

 

Photograph by Jackson DeMatos.

During warmer days, the balcony, with its own outdoor kitchen, is an ideal spot for entertaining or simply lounging with a cup of tea and a good book.

 

Photograph by Jackson DeMatos.

The primary bedroom has a private balcony, comfy seating space and a six-piece ensuite for a truly luxurious retreat.

 

Photograph by Jackson DeMatos.

The ensuite bathroom lets in plenty of natural light and features a steam shower, soaker tub, fireplace and dual vanities.

 

Photograph by Jackson DeMatos.

Offering plenty of additional space for entertaining, the walkout lower level has in-floor heating, two seating areas, a wet bar and a six-zone Sonance sound system.

 

Photograph by Jackson DeMatos.

The river views from this lovely home are gorgeous no matter the season.

 

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