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28 Deerbrook Road Se
Deer Run, Calgary, Alberta
- 5 Beds
- 4 Baths
- 2,621 Square FT
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63 Deermeade Road Se
Deer Run, Calgary, Alberta
- 4 Beds
- 4 Baths
- 1,942 Square FT
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13716 Deer Run Boulevard Se
Deer Run, Calgary, Alberta
- 4 Beds
- 3 Baths
- 1,756 Square FT
Imagine waking up every morning in a picturesque, quiet, and serene neighbourhood with lush tall trees lining the streets, a lot of greenery and shade, lovely parks, and a gorgeous river flowing by. That’s Deer Run for you – a quiet suburb in the southeast quadrant of Calgary, with a part of the community overlooking Bow River and another part overlooking Fish Creek Provincial Park.
This small neighbourhood is a highly sought-after communities in southeast Calgary, thanks to its proximity to schools, retail facilities, outdoor recreation, and more. If you are looking for a home in a family-friendly Calgary neighbourhood, you are in the right place.
Deer Run is nestled in a bend of the Bow River. Fish Creek Provincial Park forms the community's east and south borders, Deersaxon Circle and Deer Ridge form its northern border, and Bow Bottom Trail forms its western border. The neighbourhood is well-connected to the city through Deerfoot Trail and Bow Bottom Trail.
This small secluded section of Calgary contains a mix of real estate ranging from affordable single family housing to luxury homes backing directly onto Fish Creek Provincial Park. The exclusive Deer River Estates community of fine homes secures the upper end of the real estate in this area while close by are affordable single family residential homes in a nice quiet neighborhood, with peaceful walking paths and cycle ways adjacent to the Bow River. And, true to Deer Run's name, the deer run free just moments away.
Deer Run REALTOR® Neighbourhood Video
Take a tour of Deer Run 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.
The land on which the Deer Run neighbourhood rests was annexed to the City of Calgary way back in 1961. But it wasn’t until 1978 when real estate development began, and the community was established. Deer Run is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 14 Councillor.
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Amenities in Deer Run — Live, Work, & Play
There is no lake within the community, but as a resident of Deer Run, you can use Calgary’s Sikome Lake – a gorgeous lake set inside Fish Creek Provincial Park. Take a day to go picnicking with your family on the sandy beaches of the lake, and enjoy a dip in its calm waters. The Lake also has shower areas, restrooms, and fantastic trails around the park.
Natural green spaces are in abundance throughout the neighbourhood. You will find several small parks with playgrounds for the community’s children. Be sure to check out Deer Run Neighbourhood Park and Deer Side Drive SE Playground on Deer Side Drive SE, and Deer Run Crescent SE Playground on Deer Run Crescent SE.
The Deer Run Community Centre is a massive open area available for use for the community’s residents. It has a playground, five sports fields, three tennis courts, a basketball court, two ball diamonds, outdoor rinks, a skateboard park, a multi-use pad, and a gym.
For an adventurous day outdoors, take a drive to Fish Creek Provincial Park, teeming with wildlife in the natural spruce forests. Park activities including walking, biking, and hiking – there is over 80 km of trails to explore. The lake offers opportunities for swimming, boating, and fishing.
There are several intertwining pathways with incredible views throughout the neighbourhood, and residents will find it easy to access the Bow River pathway system.
There is no shortage of retail facilities for Deer Run’s residents. The neighbourhood has several amenities like a convenience store, gas station, grocery store, pharmacy, apparel store, dry cleaners, and more.
Deer Valley Market Place in neighbouring Deer Ridge is a shopping complex housing some 25 stores, various restaurants, and services. It’s the ideal shopping centre to pick up all your everyday essentials.
If you drive onto Bow Bottom Trail SE and then get onto Anderson Road SE, you will reach Southcentre Mall in the Willow Park community. This is one of Calgary’s finest malls, with over 200 retail outlets, restaurants, services, and more.
Restaurants and bars —
Several restaurants and pubs dot the surrounding neighbourhoods. Here are some restaurants worth mentioning:
Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant. This fine-dining restaurant offers an upscale Canadian fare, including elk, bison, and seafood, in a historic ranch house.
The Winkin’ Owl Pub & Kitchen is a sports-centric pub on Bow Bottom Trail SE.
Lighthouse Pub on 137 Ave SE is a dine-in and takeaway for pasta, wraps, burgers, breakfasts, sandwiches, appetizers, and more.
Other available cuisines available just a stone’s throw away are Greek, Japanese, Indian, Vietnamese, and Chinese cuisines.
Health freaks and exercise buffs will be happy to know the Deer Run Community Centre has a complete gym to help them keep in shape. Plus, an indoor exercise area is very convenient during the cold months. The facility also houses a gymnasium, meeting rooms, racquetball court, and a multi-purpose room.
General feel and vibe — What's it like living in Deer Run?
A beautiful and quiet neighbourhood cut off from the city's noise but well-connected to the city. A friendly area with a lot of greenery and fantastic sceneries all year round. The community has an active community centre, and a lot is happening within and around the community for young and old alike. The families are friendly and helpful.
Avenue Magazine Rankings
Deer Run ranked 170th in Avenue Calgary’s list of Best Neighbourhoods – 2020. Here is a look at the scores this neighbourhood secured for various amenities:
- Overall rank for Best Neighbourhoods 2020: 170
- Restaurant access points: 3
- Public recreation facility access points: 21
- Parks and green spaces points: 28
- Pathway points: 8
- WalkScore: 21
- TransitScore: 32
Interesting Facts about Deer Run
Schools In or Near Deer Run
When it comes to schools, the younger children of Deer Run can either attend the community school or schools in the neighbouring communities. Older children have a wide range of neighbouring community schools. Here’s 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)
- Third Academy Calgary – South
- Glenmore Christian Academy
According to the 2016 Census of Canada published in 2019, 5,120 people lived in Dear Run in private households in 2016. About 70% of the population are between 15 and 64 years, and about 15% are between 0 and 14 years. A little over 10% are between 65 and 84 years. About 86% of the population are couple families with or without children at home.
About 17% of the population consists of immigrants. English is the most common mother tongue, with a small population having French, German, Polish, Cantonese, Russian, and Hungarian as their mother tongue.
Owners occupy around 81% of the houses, and the rest are rented out.
The Group at RE/MAX FIRST agents have been buying and selling houses in the Deer Run area for several years now. We know the community, and we can point you in the right direction. Give us a call today, and we can get the process started.Contact Us
FAQs about Deer Run Real Estate and Neighborhood
Which is the closest hospital to Deer Run?
When you need a doctor in an emergency, South Health Campus is less than 6 kilometers away. The centre offers a wide variety of cardiac, neurological, emergency, critical care, women’s health, general medicine, mental health, and surgical services.
Is there childcare available in the neighbourhood?
Bev’s Private Day Home is a toddler’s daycare centre in Parkland.
Mon On the Go Day Home, about a three-minute drive into neighbouring Deer Ridge, gives you peace of mind that your children are in a safe environment.
Wee Wonder is a daycare, preschool, and out-of-school care on Acadia Drive SE, less than three kilometers from the community
Will I feel safe here? What is the crime like in this neighbourhood?
According to areavibes.com, Deer Run is better than 82% of neighbourhoods, and has a 26% lower crime rate than Alberta. Residents believe that this is a safe neighbourhood and that they feel safe here. The nearest fire station is Fire Station 19 on Parkland Boulevard SE, about a three-minute drive from the community. The nearest police facility is District 8 Office (Midnapore), about a 12-minute drive away, in the Midnapore community.
Where can I find a library?
The Shawnessy Library on Shawville Boulevard SE, Quarry Park Library on Quarry Park Road, and Fish Creek Library on Bonaventure Drive SE are nearby.
How far is the airport from Deer Run?
Calgary International Airport is about 34 kilometers from the community. It would take you anywhere between 25 and 30 minutes to reach the airport by car. The fastest route is via AB-2 N. It would take you a bit longer to get to the airport if you drove via Blackfoot SE N and AB-2 N.