Acadia Calgary Real Estate

Judging by the well-kept physical conditions of the homes here. Acadia is popular due to affordability combined with a pride of ownership. Acadia homes still possess the same tranquillity they had from the day the builders pounded the first nail. Real estate in Acadia, Calgary, goes as far back as the 1960s. Many old houses have been renovated, but you can still find glimpses of old-world charm in the neighbourhood. Homes for sale in Acadia are largely single-detached houses, but there are townhomes and apartments and semi-detached homes as well.

Acadia Real Estate, Calgary

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TREC The Real Estate Company

9716 3 STREET SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$774,900

Location, Location, Location! Welcome To This Beautifully Renovated, Fully Finished 4 Level Split In The Sought-after Community Of Acadia! This Home Has Everything You Could Ask For, Starting With The Open Concept Main Level With Vaulted Ceilings, Hardwood Floors (main ... Read More »

9716 3 Street Se

Acadia, Calgary, Alberta

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,121 Square FT

MLS® #A2119576

RE/MAX Crown

351 94 AVENUE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$739,900

Stunning Renovation With Top Of The Line Finishes | Basement Sauna | New Plumbing & Roof | Wide Plank Flooring | Stainless Steel Appliances | Large Windows | Pot Lighting | Electric Fireplace | 5-bedrooms | 3- Bathrooms | Generous Living Space | Large Lot | Detached Doubl... Read More »

351 94 Avenue Se

Acadia, Calgary, Alberta

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,357 Square FT

MLS® #A2113931

Century 21 Bravo Realty

77, 210 86 AVENUE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$359,999

Welcome To The Highland Estates, Where Pride Of Ownership Shines In This Charming Apartment. This 3-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom Home Boasts A Finished Basement And Delightful Features Throughout. Upstairs, Carpet Graces The Spacious Bedrooms, Including A Master With A Stunning ... Read More »

77, 210 86 Avenue Se

Acadia, Calgary, Alberta

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,370 Square FT

MLS® #A2120570

CIR Realty

123 CONVENIENCE STORE DRIVE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$324,900

Be Your Own Boss & Own This Great Business Opportunity. Busy Convenience Store In A Busy Plaza In Ne Calgary Located Close To The Whitehorn Lrt Station. Same Business Is Operated At This Location For More Than 30 Years. This Convenience Store Location Has Great Visibility... Read More »

123 Convenience Store Drive

Acadia, Calgary, Alberta

MLS® #A2110865

GRAND REALTY

123 ANY STREET IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$249,900

An Exceptional Opportunity To Acquire A Renowned Hot Pot Restaurant In Calgary. This Establishment Has Gained A Strong Reputation For Its Delicious Cuisine And Remarkable Dining Experience, Making It A Favorite Destination For Hot Pot Enthusiasts. Strategically Situated I... Read More »

123 Any Street

Acadia, Calgary, Alberta

MLS® #A2078176

RE/MAX Real Estate (Mountain View)
New Listing
22, 366 94 Avenue Se Calgary Alberta T2J 5P1 Acadia Details
22, 366 94 Avenue Se Calgary Alberta T2J 5P1 Acadia Details
22, 366 94 Avenue Se Calgary Alberta T2J 5P1 Acadia Details
22, 366 94 Avenue Se Calgary Alberta T2J 5P1 Acadia Details

22, 366 94 AVENUE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$239,900

Tastefully Upgraded With All The Modern Comforts. This Two Bedroom Unit Has Been Modernized With Newer Cabinets In The Kitchen Along With New Appliances, New Laminate Flooring Throughout, And New Bathroom. The Two Bedrooms Are Generous In Size, And The Living Room Combine... Read More »

22, 366 94 Avenue Se

Acadia, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 800 Square FT

MLS® #A2121640

TREC The Real Estate Company
New Listing
210, 315 Heritage Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2H1N2 Acadia Details
210, 315 Heritage Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2H1N2 Acadia Details
210, 315 Heritage Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2H1N2 Acadia Details
210, 315 Heritage Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2H1N2 Acadia Details

210, 315 HERITAGE DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$235,000

Great Opportunity To Own A 2-bedroom, 1.5-bathrooms, Apartment-style Condo Located In The Village Green Complex In Acadia. Condo Has Been Upgraded With New Flooring, Freshly Painted Walls And Ceilings, Some New Light Fixtures And Door Hardware. This 2nd Floor Unit Has:... Read More »

210, 315 Heritage Drive Se

Acadia, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 882 Square FT

MLS® #A2115911

Royal LePage METRO

8318 FAIRMOUNT DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$149,840

For Sale A National Franchise Pizza Store (only Business Without Property) In A Busy Neighborhood In Se Calgary. This Pizza Business Was Opened In 2019. Almost All New Equipment, Live Kitchen Concept With Colossal Make-line, Lincoln Electric Double Deck Oven, Large Sized ... Read More »

8318 Fairmount Drive Se

Acadia, Calgary, Alberta

MLS® #A2104732

RE/MAX Complete Realty

430 ACADIA DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$24

Professionally Managed And Maintained With Plenty Of Parking And Excellent Exposure. Located In The Family Oriented Community Of Acadia. Currently Outfitted For A Dance Studio With A Spring Floor In Place. C-n2 Zoning Provides For Various Uses Such As Health/wellness, Edu... Read More »

430 Acadia Drive Se

Acadia, Calgary, Alberta

MLS® #A2103973

Acadia Real Estate — an urban residential neighbourhood situated in the southeast quadrant of Calgary.

This stunning area is a joy to live in as the community boasts of open spaces of preserved greenery.

The community is bordered on all sides by major roadways. The boundaries are as follows: On the north side is Heritage drive, and on the south side is Southland Drive. Macleod Trail forms the boundary on the neighbourhood’s west, and Bow River forms its eastern border. Getting to Downtown and other city areas is easy via Blackfoot Trail, Southland Drive, Deerfoot Trail, and Macleod Trail. Most of the area’s businesses are located on Fairmount Drive, the neighbourhood’s main street.

Minutes to Maple Ridge Golf Course, Carburn Park, the Bow River Pathway, Acadia Community Center and Athletic Park. Close to shopping on Macleod Trail with the nearest Shopping Mall being SouthCenter Mall. The nearest C-Train station is located near Macleod Trail on Southland Drive.

Nearby neighbourhoods include Willow Park, Fairview, Maple Ridge, Haysboro, Lake Bonavista, Kingsland, and Southwood.

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Acadia Real Estate Information

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Acadia real estate, which was amalgated to the city of Calgary in 1956, formally became an established community in 1960. With such a profound change taking only four years, it was undeniable that the energy of urban growth was in full bloom. Acadia was a hotspot for homes back then, and it remains so to date.

Judging by the well kept physical conditions of the homes here. Acadia is popular due to affordability combined with a pride of ownership culture. Acadia homes still possess the same tranquility they had from the day the builders pounded the first nail.

Despite the community's exponential growth, Acadia still retains a generous portion of its green areas and tree lined streets. The picturesque space appears like a patch of beauty from an aerial view.

The neighbourhood is bordered to the north by Heritage Drive and to the south by Southland Drive. It has the Bow River to its east and MacLeod Trail to its west. Owing to their proximity, Acadia residents can easily commute to and from Calgary. Notwithstanding, the neighbourhood was designed as a self-sufficient community and resident have most of the amenities they needed to fulfill their needs.

Acadia Real Estate Agent Tour of the Neighbourhood

Take a tour of Acadia with this video walkthrough of the neighbourhood. Learn about the community before you start looking at homes and make notes of what's important to you.

Acadia is an affordable community and a good area for families; first time homebuyers and real estate investors looking to build a portfolio of rental properties. Homes for sale in Acadia Calgary are in the starter to mid price range and can offer great value. There are a large number of condominium units, townhouses and apartment blocks interspersed with the residential housing.

Community Established 1960

The land was annexed to Calgary in 1956, and the neighbourhood of Acadia was established in 1960. Today, Acadia is a diverse community, and its land is used for recreational, residential, and commercial purposes.

Since the early 60's Acadia has become a diverse community with a mixture of residential homes, small businesses and leisure land uses.

Major transportation routes including Blackfoot Trail, Deerfoot Trail, Southland Drive and Macleod Trail provide access to the city core and other areas of the City. Acadia residents also have easy access to the pathway, the Bow River Valley and the C-Train (L.R.T.) system along Macleod Trail.

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Amenities in Acadia — Live, Work, & Play

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Golf, parks, and playgrounds —

Golf lovers will be happy to know there are over half a dozen golf courses around Acadia.

If you are a woman, Golf around is a six-minute drive and offers a unique experience for women who enjoy golf and want to learn/improve their game.

Willow Park Golf & Country Club on Willow Park Drive SE is a haven for golf lovers and hosts events, leagues, and tournaments throughout the year.

Maple Ridge Golf Course on Mapleglade Drive SE is another public golf course a five-minute drive away, off Deerfoot Trail. As well as a mature golf course that will test your skills, there is a clubhouse that offers basic golf supplies and a licensed snack bar.

Earl Grey Golf Course, Go-Go Golf, Calgary Golf & Country Club, and the Lakeview Golf Course are some other golf clubs worth mentioning.

Pet owners and their furry four-legged dog friends will be happy to know there are several off-leash dog parks in and around Acadia. These include the Acadia Off-Leash Area, Sue Higgins Off-Leash Area, Fairview/Blackfoot Off-Leash Area, Haysboro Off-Leash Area, and Kingsland Off-Leash Area.

Carburn Park is a 10-minute drive via Fairmount Drive SE and AB-8 E, which offers abundant outdoor activities like fishing, bird watching, and ice skating. Sue Higgins is a large, riverside park with picnic tables, walking paths, and a fenced-in dog park and wildlife area.

The Acadia Athletic Park for the sports lover has three sports fields and is home to flag and touch football leagues.

Besides these, Acadia is home to several small parks and wide-open spaces that have been preserved.

Shopping —

Acadia Shopping Centre on Heritage Drive SE is one of the best shopping places to spend your free time. This shopping center/mall has over 20 stores, restaurants, and a wide range of services. You can find everything from a bakery, butcher, and liquor depot to hair salons, cleaners, and pharmacies here.

Fairmount Place Shopping Centre on Fairmount Drive is a fantastic place to grab some great coffee. It’s a nice place to hang out in SE Calgary.

Willow Park Village on Macleod Trail provides a mix of restaurants, professional services, boutique fashion, spa services, gifts and accessories, home furnishings, and more.

For the brand-conscious, Macleod Plaza has over 40 brand name stores.

Deerfoot Meadows Mall is one of the country’s largest open-air urban shopping centers, with over 50 retailers. It is located just off Deerfoot Trail, Glenmore Trail, and Heritage Drive. The mall is home to the only IKEA location in southern Alberta.

For groceries, the residents of Acadia can drop into the Italian Centre Shop Ltd. on Fairmount Drive, SE.

For some more fantastic shopping experiences, you can also visit Acadia Village, the upmarket CF Chinook Centre, and South Centre Mall, one of Calgary's largest shopping malls.

Fitness —

The Acadia Aquatic & Fitness Centre is Acadia’s own fitness centre with a six-lane 25-meter pool, weight rooms, cardio equipment, and a fitness studio.

General feel and vibe — What's it like living in Acadia?

This family-friendly neighbourhood is a fun place for families and children to grow up, given its affordability, diversity, nightlife, variety of schools, job opportunities, and safety score. Acadia residents score the neighbourhood a minimum of 4/5 on all fronts.

Avenue Magazine Rankings

  • Acadia is ranked the 9th best neighbourhood in Calgary to live in. Other scores are:
  • Restaurant access points: 123
  • Public recreation facility access points: 104
  • Parks and green space points: 36
  • Pathway points: 10
  • walkScore: 53
  • TransitScore: 51

Safety

Safety is everything, and the planning of Acadia did not take safety for granted. The security of its residents is a priority the community places above everything else. The southeast community recognizes the value of every second in an emergency. For this reason, it focuses on delivering high-quality emergency services through the appropriate agencies strategically positioned for this purpose. These include:

  • Rockyview General Hospital
  • Fire Station 14
  • District 6 Office – a police facility

Transit

The movement to and from Acadia is another factor that contributes to making homes in the community exceptionally functional. Public transport systems ensure that residents can afford to quickly and efficiently commute in and out of the community. There are transit stops located around the neighbourhood within the community, making it easy to get transport anywhere around. Further, there are two C-train stations that residents can access. Overall, buying a house in Acadia provides you with everything you'll find in urban life with a suburban twist. It is one of the best communities you can find yourself in southeast Calgary.

Convenience

Acadia has several convenience facilities where residents can make purchases or get much-needed services. There are facilities for home improvement, grocery shopping, banking, dining, dental care, and healthcare. Macleod Trail has a plethora of options on the communities West side.

Interesting Facts about Acadia

Schools In or Near Acadia

Here is a list of assigned schools for the residents of Acadia.

Public Schools

  • David Thompson School (Elementary, Middle, and High)
  • Ecole de la Source (Kindergarten, Elementary, High, and Prekindergarten)
  • Acadia School (Kindergarten and Elementary)
  • Fairview School (Elementary, Middle, and High)
  • Lord Beaverbrook High School (High)
  • R.T. Alderman School (Elementary, Middle, and High)
  • Willow Park School (Elementary, Middle, and High)
  • Robert Warren School (Middle and High)

Catholic Schools

  • St. Matthew School
  • St. Cecilia School
  • Ecole Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix
  • St. Benedict School
  • Bishop Grandin High School

Private Schools

  • Akiva Academy
  • West Island College

Demographics

According to the 2016 Census of Canada, Acadia had a population of 10,435 in 2016. Approximately 70% of the population falls between ages 15 and 64 years. There is also a significantly large population of 0 to 14 years and 65 to 84 years.

About 35% of the couple families have children at home, while 45% don’t have children. Lone-parent families make up 19% of the population.

Over 80% of the population speak English at home.

Immigrants make up 24% of the population, and non-immigrants make up 74%.

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FAQs about Acadia Real Estate and Neighborhood

  1. Can I find a library in Acadia?

    Fish Creek Library on Bonaventure Drive SE is a short drive away. The library houses three floors of books, computers, printers, meeting rooms, separate study, teen and children’s spaces, and free Wi-Fi.

    Southwood Library on Southland Drive SW is also nearby. The library staff is accommodating and is quick at moving books within their system from one branch to another. Library cards are free, and the library also offers fantastic programs.

    Quarry Park Library on Quarry Park Road is another public library and is just a short drive from Acadia.

  2. Is there any childcare available in Acadia?

    Yes, parents will be happy to know reliable daycare is available for their children in and around Acadia, Calgary. Marsha’s Quality Dayhome on 5 Street SE and Julies Day Home on Armstrong Crescent SE both have high ratings and are less than a kilometer away. Other daycare centers for your children within a one-kilometer radius include:

    • Willow Park Dayhome on Woodland Crescent
    • Acadia Learning Centre on Acadia Drive SE
    • Calgary Kids Montessori Academy Ltd., on Fairmount Drive SE
    • Monkey Madness at Abbott Place SE
    • 3 and Up Kids Club (for the children of Acadia) on 97 Avenue SE
  3. What is transportation like in Acadia?

    Acadia has an excellent public transport system. At least five bus lines are passing through the neighbourhood. The closest LRTs include Southland, Heritage, Anderson, Chinook, and Canyon Meadows CTrain Stations.

  4. Is Acadia safe here? What is the crime like?

    Acadia is an urban residential neighbourhood, which means there is a slightly higher rate of crime here. However, street robberies are almost non-existent. There have been a few sporadic residential breaks and entries like it is in virtually every neighbourhood, but the residents believe that they are overall safe here. Vehicle thefts, physical disturbance, assaults, and commercial robberies are rare and far between.

    Fire Station 14 is 1.3 kilometers away. District 6 Office (Fairview) is the nearest police facility about a kilometer away on Bonaventure Drive SE.

  5. Where is the closest hospital near Acadia?

    Rockyview General Hospital is the closest hospital to Acadia. It will take you about eight minutes to reach the hospital by car. The fastest route is via Heritage Drive, but you can also take the Macleod Trail SE route or the AB-8 W.

    Rockyview General Hospital is a large hospital located on the shores of the Glenmore Reservoir. The hospital offers a wide range of outpatient and acute patient care. Services include 24-hour emergency and critical care, medical and surgical services, intensive care units, and day surgery units.

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