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239 Deerview Drive Se
Deer Ridge, Calgary, Alberta
- 4 Beds
- 3 Baths
- 1,051 Square FT
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128 Deer Ridge Lane Se
Deer Ridge, Calgary, Alberta
- 3 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 1,057 Square FT
Welcome to Deer Ridge, a small community overlooking the Fish Creek Park. If you are looking for your first family home or an affordable home, you are in the right place. Deer Ridge offers you lovely homes amidst lush greenery and scenic beauty. This is an entirely self-sufficient neighbourhood with great outdoor recreational activities all year round. Plus, the community’s proximity to downtown Calgary and Fish Creek Provincial Park make it a desirable location to set up home.
Bow Ridge is bounded by Canyon Meadows Drive on the north and Deercliff Road and Bow River on the east. Deerfield Circle and the community of Deer Run make up the southern border, and Bow Bottom Trail makes up the western border.
Although homes in Deer Ridge are not directly adjoining Fish Creek Park, residents of this Calgary neighborhood have entrance to the park via Bow Bottom Trail, Canyon Meadows Drive and the pathway.
This primarily single family residential real estate community also contains a number of apartment, condos and townhouse constructions. Deer Run offers good values in the way of starter homes, fixer uppers and revenue properties. Major transportation consists of easy access to Deerfoot Trail via Bow Bottom Trail as well Macleod via Canyon Meadows Drive.
Deer Ridge REALTOR® Tour of the Neighbourhood
Take a tour of Deer Ridge 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.
Calgary Real Estate Quadrant: SouthEast Calgary
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Amenities in Deer Ridge — Live, Work, & Play
Sikome Lake in Fish Creek Provincial Park is an extensive artificial lake and a part of the Bow River basin. The lake is open to the public from June to September each year. As a resident of Deer Ridge, you are just a few kilometers from the lake. The lake is the ideal spot for swimming or just picnicking in the area.
The closest golf course is Maple Ridge Men’s Golf Club on Lake Bonavista Drive SE is about 4 kilometers from the community. The club has about 100 members who meet to play every second Saturday beginning early May until late August.
Maple Ridge Golf Course in the Maple Ridge community is a public golf course for both men and women and a 10-15-minute drive from Deer Ridge Community. It is a mature golf course with various terrain and challenging holes that will test your skills.
(If you want to improve your game, Simply Golf on Queen Anne Road SE are experts in golf club fitting swing analysis.)
There’s no doubt that the most extensive park in the area is Fish Creek Provincial Park. The park offers the public a wide variety of adventures and outdoor activities like 80 kilometers of hiking/biking trails, birding, wildlife watching, rollerblading, walking, running, and more. The park can be approached via Bow Bottom Trail, Canyon Meadows Drive, or the pathway.
There are several other parks for young children within and around the community. Yellow Slide Park, within the community, is the most popular playground in the area. The community association hosts movies here quite often.
Children’s playgrounds include Little Blue Playground on Deerpath Road, Big Red Playground on Deerpoint Road, Yellow Slide Playground on Deerview Drive, and Shady Park Playground on Deer Ridge Way.
The community also has a massive off-leash area for your furry pets who want to run around off their leashes.
Anytime Fitness on Deer Ridge Drive SE aims to provide the residents of Deer Ridge with a total fitness experience. The fitness programs offered here incorporate fitness, nutrition, and recovery – a 360-degree approach to your wellness journey.
For those who love their yoga stretches, there is a yoga studio on Deer Ridge Drive SE.
Are you looking for a one-stop-shop that will fulfil all your daily shopping requirements? Deer Valley Shopping Centre in the northwest corner of the neighbourhood has dozens of stores and services, including a Calgary Co-op, and Shoppers Drug Mart.
Restaurants and bars —
When it comes to bars and restaurants, the residents of Deer Ridge have a myriad of cuisines available toward the northwest area of the community. Some restaurants worth mentioning are Big T’s BBQ & Smokehouse, and Plaka Greek Taverna in the community. Fancy Taste of China, Lighthouse Pub, Pho Vy Vietnamese Restaurant, and India Restaurant are some must-try restaurants.
General feel and vibe — What's it like living in Deer Ridge?
Deer Ridge is a close-knit and friendly community. The community is surrounded by natural beauty and gorgeous landscapes that offer curb appeal. It also overlooks the Bow River. It is the ideal spot for young families to buy a home as it has all the essential amenities – from childcare to churches and shopping to outdoor activities. This is a safe and quiet neighbourhood.
Avenue Magazine Rankings
Deer Ridge ranked 123rd in Avenue Calgary’s list of 2020 Best Neighbourhoods. Here are the scores assigned to various amenities and characteristics within the neighbourhood that make it desirable.
- Overall rank for Best Neighbourhoods 2020: 123
- Restaurant access points: 53
- Public recreation facility access points: 18
- Parks and green space points: 28
- Pathway points: 28
- WalkScore: 48
- TransitScore: 64
Interesting Facts about Deer Ridge
Schools In or Near Deer Ridge
Parents of Deer Ridge have a wide range of public, private, and catholic schools to choose from for their children. There are excellent schools in the neighbouring areas as well. Here is a list of assigned schools:
- Deer Run School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- Lake Bonavista School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- Sam Livingston School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- Maple Ridge School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- Wilma Hansen School (Middle, High)
- R.T. Alderman School (Elementary, Middle, High)
- Willow Park School (Elementary, Middle, High)
- Robert Warren School (Middle, High)
- Don Bosco School (Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, High)
- École Notre Dame-de-la-Paix (Kindergarten, Elementary, Pre-Kindergarten)
- St. Cecilia School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- St. Benedict School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- Bishop Grandin High School (High)
- Akiva Academy
- Third Academy Calgary – South
According to the 2016 Census of Canada, 4,100 people lived in the community in 2016. The community has quite a significant population (20%) of 0 to 14 years. About 70% of the people are between 15 and 64 years—about 9% of the population fall in the 65-to-84-age bracket.
Over 80% of the population is made up of couple families with or without children at home. English is spoken in over 90% of homes. French, Spanish, Polish, Tagalog, and other foreign languages are spoken in about 3% of homes.
Owners occupy almost 80% of the dwellings, while the rest of the houses are rented out.
The Land on which Deer Ridge stands was annexed to the city of Calgary in 1961. It was a part of the second-largest annexation to the city that year. The community was established in 1973, and development began in 1978. The community is represented by the Ward 14 Councillor in the Calgary City Council.
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FAQs about Deer Ridge Real Estate and Neighborhood
Which is the nearest hospital?
South Health Campus on Front Street SE is about 7 km away. This is a large facility with various services, including neurological, cardiac, mental health, women’s health, general medicine, surgical, and emergency services.
Is Deer Ridge a safe neighbourhood? Will I feel safe here?
Deer Ridge is relatively safe. While the year-over-year crime rate has increased in Calgary, Areavibes.com stats show that Deer Ridge is safer than over 50% of the cities in Alberta. Most of the crimes are related to property crimes.
The nearest fire station is Fire Station 19 on Parkland Boulevard SE – about a kilometer away from the center of the community. District 8 Office (Midnapore) is the nearest police facility and is less than 4 kilometers away.
What amenities are there in the neighbourhood?
Amenities include a wide range of retail stores, banking, restaurants, personal health and improvement, and pet services. The Deer Ridge Community Garden is very popular, and you can even grow your flowers and vegetables.
Recreational amenities include multiple hockey and skating rinks, ball diamonds, tennis courts, pickleball courts, and more.
Recreational activities held throughout the year include a Summer Community Festival, Youth Red Cross Babysitter’s Program, Children’s Christmas Party, Community Safety and Clean-Up Program, and a host of other events.
How far is the airport?
Calgary International Airport (YYC) is about 33 kilometers from the community. It will take you between 25 and 35 minutes to get to the airport.
How do I get about in the community?
Deer Ridge is Calgary’s 89th most walkable neighbourhood, making it a car-dependant community. The community has some bike infrastructure. The community is well-connected to an excellent public transport system.