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258 Diamond Drive Se
Diamond Cove, Calgary, Alberta
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338 Diamond Drive Se
Diamond Cove, Calgary, Alberta
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170 Diamond Drive Se
Diamond Cove, Calgary, Alberta
- 5 Beds
- 4 Baths
- 2,800 Square FT
Diamond Cove is a small community in southeast Calgary that once belonged to the neighbouring Queensland community. This picturesque neighbourhood sits on the banks of Bow River and is a stone’s throw away from Fish Creek Provincial Park, which adds to the community’s greenery. Houses along the Bow River and Fish Creek Provincial Park offer excellent sceneries.
Diamond Cove is bordered by Anderson Road and Deerfoot Trail on the north, Bow River on the east, Bow Bottom Trail on the west, and the community of Queensland on the south. The community has easy access to the mountains and downtown Calgary.
The community is conveniently situated in a beautiful part of Calgary, with several excellent schools in and around the neighbourhood. It has all the essential amenities inside or around it, making it the perfect place to buy a home. Houses here are affordable and an excellent option for first-time homebuyers.
Neighbouring communities include Acadia, Deer Ridge, Deer Run, Douglas Glen, Douglasdale, Lake Bonavista, Maple Ridge, Parkland, Quarry Park, Queensland, Riverbend, and Willow Park.
Carved from Queensland in 1991 the small community of Diamond Cove is located steps from the Bow River with a system of paths leading through Fish Creek Provincial Park and North to the hilltop for some beautiful panoramic mountain views. The entire escarpment overlooking the river has maintained the natural distinctiveness of the region prior to mass urban development in Calgary. Single-family residential dwellings are the primary form homes for sale in Diamond Cove.Major transportation routes include Bow Bottom Trail, which provides direct access to routes such as Deerfoot Trail and Anderson Road.
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Amenities in Diamond Cove — Live, Work, & Play
Although Diamond Cove does not have a lake, Fish Creek Provincial Park, about a 10-minute drive away, has an artificial lake. Here, residents can enjoy activities like fishing, swimming, and boating.
Eaglequest Golf Driving Range is on the opposite of Bow River. It’s a 25-minute walk to the golf park from the center of the community, along the Bow River and across Sue Higgins Pedestrian Bridge
Maple Ridge Golf Course in the Maple Ridge community is less than 5 km away (about a 7-minute drive). It is a mature golf course just off Deerfoot Trail – a fantastic course for players to hone their golf skills.
The most important park in the area is Fish Creek Provincial Park, which is open to the public. It is a sprawling natural forest retreat teeming with wildlife. The park has over 80 km of hiking and walking trails, picnic spots, birding, biking, rollerblading, and more. Plus, the artificial lake in the park is fantastic for swimming, boating, and fishing during the summer.
Several parks in and around the community have playgrounds, dog parks, ball diamonds, and trails. So feel free to explore these parks and choose one that you particularly like.
If you are looking for an off-leash area, neighbouring Queensland has an off-leash area for your pet known as the Queensland and Diamond Cove Off-Leash Area.
Southcentre Mall has almost 200 stores and services. This is one of Calgary’s largest malls.
Residents looking for a more upscale mall can drive to the Chinook Centre Mall – a sophisticated mall with well-known brands and a cinema just 10 km from the community.
Deer Valley Market Place on Canyon Meadows Drive SE is just a five-minute drive away and a fantastic place to do your daily shopping or simply spend the day window shopping. The centre has over 25 retail stores, a Calgary Co-op, Shoppers Drug Mart, a variety of restaurants, and other services.
Douglas Glen Boulevard SE has a private gym offering private kickboxing and self-defense classes.
General feel and vibe — What's it like living in Diamond Cove?
A new, family-oriented community with a lot of amenities. Peaceful and quiet neighbourhood – with a lot of greenery and well-kept landscapes. The perfect place to settle down with the family. With just one entrance to the community, this is a safe neighbourhood, with a lot of privacy and very little noise from traffic.
Avenue Magazine Rankings
According to Avenue Magazine’s Best Neighbourhoods 2020 rankings, Diamond Cove ranks 144. Here are the scores that reflect the ranking.
Here are some more scores of the neighbourhood.
- Overall rank for Best Neighbourhoods 2020: 144
- Restaurant access points: 0
- Public recreation facility access points: 37
- Parks and green space points: 22
- Pathway points: 10
- WalkScore: 9
- TransitScore: 35
Interesting Facts about Diamond Cove
Schools In or Near Diamond Cove
Schools in neighbouring communities serve the children of Diamond Cove. Haultain Memorial Elementary School is about a kilometer or less than a 15-minute walk away in the immediate Queensland neighbourhood. Other assigned schools include:
- Lake Bonavista School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- Maple Ridge School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- R.T. Alderman School (Elementary, Middle, High)
- Wilma Hansen School (Middle, High)
- Willow Park School (Elementary, Middle, high)
- École de la Source
- Lord Beaverbrook High School
- École Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix (Kindergarten, Elementary, Pre-Kindergarten)
- St. Philip School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- St. Cecilia School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- St. Benedict School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- St. Bonaventure School (Middle, High)
- Bishop Grandin High School (High)
- West Island College
- Third Academy Calgary – South
According to the 2016 Census of Canada Statistics, 825 people lived in private households in Diamond Cove that year. Over 64% of the population are between 15 and 64 years old, and about 20% are between 65 and 84 years old. About 13% of the population are between 0 and 14 years.
Most of the families are couple families with or without children at home. Over 95% of the population speak English at home, and a small population speaks Italian or Spanish. About 24% of the population is made up of immigrants.
Owners occupy almost 95% of the dwellings, and the rest are rented out.
Diamond Cove became a part of the City of Calgary in 1961. However, it wasn’t until 1989 that real estate development began in the area after around 15 years of the construction of Queensland. The idea was to build a separate estate community. The community was formally recognized in 1991.
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FAQs about Diamond Cove Real Estate and Neighborhood
What is crime like in the neighbourhood? Will I feel safe here?
According to areavibes.com, Diamond Cove crime is 15% lower than the national average. Most crimes are related to vandalism.
The nearest fire station is Fire Station 19, a three-minute drive away, on Parkland Boulevard SE.
District 6 Office (Fairview) is the nearest police facility less than a 10-minute drive away on Bonaventure Drive SE.
Which is the nearest hospital?
Rockyview General Hospital is the closest hospital. The hospital is located on 14 Street SW, and it doesn’t take too long to drive up there from Diamond Cove (less than 7 km away). This is a full-fledged hospital with various services and amenities, a 24-hour emergency unit, and more. The hospital treats over 220,000 patients every year and is one of the city’s finest.
Which is the closest Library?
Book lovers have a wide variety of libraries within a five-kilometer radius. Quarry Park Library on Quarry Park Road is a Calgary Public Library just 2 km away from the community. This is an extensive library which gives you more than books and quiet. It has computers, play areas, reading areas, and more to offer its readers.
Fish Creek Library is a unique pyramid-shaped library housing two floors of books. The library is about a six-minute drive from the community.
How do I get around? Public transport, etc.
Diamond Cove is a car-dependent neighbourhood. You will need a car to run most errands.
There is a bus system that runs through the community.
The closest CTrain stations include Canyon Meadows station and Anderson station, approximately 2 km from the neighbourhood. Southland CTrain Station and Fish Creek-Lacombe CTrain Station are less than three kilometers away, and Heritage CTrain Station is about three kilometers from the community.
Where’s the nearest RecCentre?
When it comes to outdoor recreation, residents have a wide variety to choose from. With its wildlife, hills, trails, and lake, Fish Creek Provincial Park is a stone’s throw away from the community.
Queensland’s community association serves the Diamond Cove Community. The association hosts a wide variety of activities throughout the year, like art classes, fitness classes, holiday markets, bingo, and more. The community centre also has a gym, an outdoor skating rink, tennis courts, and sports fields. Plus, there are several open spaces, playgrounds, and meadows everywhere in the neighbourhood.