Fairview Calgary Real Estate
Homes for sale in Fairview are primarily entry level housing and are appropriate for first time homebuyers and investors alike. Fairview has a small residential community in the western portion while the eastern area is an industrial park.
Fairview Homes for Sale
Welcome to Fairview – a small, bustling residential neighbourhood in southeast Calgary, close to everything a family needs – from schools and hospitals to outdoor recreational activities and libraries.
The community is bounded by Glenmore Trail and 66 Avenue to the north, Blackfoot Trail to the east, Heritage Drive to the South, and Macleod Trail to the west. It is located near Heritage CTrain Station. Major access routes take you to nearby communities and Downtown Calgary which is about 15 minutes away.
Fairview Real Estate Homes
Annexed by the City of Calgary in 1956 and established in 1959, Fairview is a mixed neighbourhood, with the West end being residential and the East end being industrial. Fairview is a family oriented neighbourhood and rich with green grass and luscious trees, the fresh clean air being present throughout. If you are an outdoor person with a family, then this is may be a great neighbourhood for you.
Fairview REALTOR® - Neighbourhood Tour
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Calgary Real Estate Quadrant: SouthEast Calgary
Residential Section Neighbored by the community of Acadia.
Community Established 1959
Fairview houses date back to the ‘50s and ‘60s and with mid-20th century design. Many of the older single-family homes are still occupied by the original owners.
Most of the houses here are detached, single-family houses, with a few affordable condominiums and apartments along Heritage Drive and Flint Road. You will also come across some townhouses as well. The houses are solid construction and have spacious yards perfect for new or growing families. Fairview has a small residential community in the western portion while the eastern area is an industrial park. Fairview contains two public schools, one of which offers French immersion. Recreational Facilities in the area consist of the Fairview Arena, the Fairview Community Association. Major Transportation routes include Blackfoot Trail, Macleod Trail, Heritage Drive. The Ctrain runs parralel to Macleod Trail and the closest station lies at the corner of Heritage Drive and Macleod.
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Amenities in Fairview — Live, Work, & Play
Glenmore Reservoir is the closest body of water and a 15-minute drive from the community. This is a gorgeous area with various summer activities like hiking, jogging, picnicking, golfing, and canoeing.
Golfuture YYC is an excellent par three golf course on 15 Street SE. Maple Ridge Golf Course.
Willow Park Golf & Country Club on Willow Park Drive SE is about a six-minute drive from the community and is a haven for golfers. The club has immaculately maintained turf and hosts fantastic golf tournaments.
Fairview Off-Leash Area on Flint Road Slope is a three-minute walk from the center of the community and has a playground, a lovely off-leash dog park, and a trail.
Fawn Cres SE Playground and Flavelle Road SE Playground both have big playgrounds for tiny tots.
Fairview Park is the community’s largest park and boasts of a playground, three sports fields, a basketball court, ball diamond, rink, arena, multi-use pad, and a community hall.
Residents enjoy shopping at Chinook Centre Mall, on Macleod Trail, less than 1.5 km from the community. Chinook Centre Mall is one of Calgary’s sophisticated shopping malls with well-known chains, high-end department stores, and cinemas.
Another well-known mall in the area is Southcentre Mall – one of Calgary’s largest shopping malls with over 200 stores and services. The mall is about 3 km from Fairview.
Deerfoot Meadows Mall is one of Calgary’s most prominent outdoor malls with 321,000 square feet of space holding over 50 retailers, factory outlets, megastores, and popular chains. The mall is located just off Deerfoot Trail.
Walmart, IKEA, and Costco are all a few minutes drive outside the community.
Vergie Fitness is a gym on Flint Road SE that promises to help you get fitter, faster, so you look and feel your best.
Yu’s Tae Kwon Do is a martial arts centre on Flint Road SE.
Restaurants and bars —
Cactus Club Café on Macleod Trail SE is a Café is a classy place that offers excellent food at reasonable prices.
Han Corea is a Korean dine-in and takeaway on Farrell Road SE.
Beirut Street food offers delicious Lebanese food.
To fulfil your cheesecake cravings, The Cheesecake Café is a must-visit.
Cravings Market is a court-style restaurant that serves everything from panini to Thai curry.
Immediately outside the community on the other side of Heritage Drive SE is Toscana Italian Grill, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Papa Murphy’s Pizza, and more.
General feel and vibe — What's it like living in Fairview?
An active, thriving, and well-established community with something to offer everyone. A nice blend of residential and commercial plots amidst nature. It is a cosy little neighbourhood that gives off the vibe of a small town. Here, all the neighbours know each other and enjoy the safety and activity of the community.
Avenue Magazine Rankings
Avenue Magazine Calgary ranked Fairview as the 126th Best Neighbourhoods in 2020. Here are the scores awarded for various amenities available in the neighbourhood.
- Overall rank for Best Neighbourhoods 2020: 126
- Parks and green space points: 6
- Restaurant access points: 65
- Public recreation facility access points: 31
- WalkScore: 50
- Pathway points: 8
- TransitScore: 59
Interesting Facts about Fairview
Schools In or Near Fairview
Children are served by public, separate, and French Immersion schools within the community. Children also have the option of attending schools in neighbouring communities. Here is a list of assigned schools:
- Fairview School (Elementary, Middle, High)
- Le Roi Daniels School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- David Thompson School (Elementary, Middle, High)
- École de la Source (Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, High, Pre-Kindergarten)
- Lord Beaverbrook High School (High)
- R.T. Alderman School (Elementary, Middle, High)
- Willow Park School (Elementary, Middle, High)
- Robert Warren School (Middle, High)
- St. Matthew School (Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, High)
- St. Cecilia School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- St. Benedict School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
- École Notre-Dame-e-la-Paix (Kindergarten, Elementary, Pre-Kindergarten)
- Bishop Grandin High School (High)
- Akiva Academy
- West Island College
According to the 2016 Census of Canada, 3,790 people were living in private households in Fairview that same year.
While 72% of the population fell in the 15 to 64 age group, 15% were in the 0 to 14 age group. The rest of the people were in the 65 to 84 years and above age group. A significant majority of the population is made up of couple families with or without children at home.
Over 90% of the population know English, and about 6% know both English and French. A little over 70% of the population is made up of non-immigrants. Non-immigrant families come from the Philippines, the United Kingdom, India, China, and Germany.
Over 70% of Fairview houses are occupied by the owners, while the rest are rented out.
Fairview was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1956 and was established as a low-density neighbourhood in 1959. Many of the houses standing within the community were built as early as the ‘50s and ’60s. The western half of the community is a residential area, while the eastern half is a commercial, industrial park that offers many kinds of jobs to the community’s residents.
Today, Ward 9 Councillor represents the community in the Calgary City Council.
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FAQs about Fairview Real Estate and Neighborhood
What is crime like in the neighbourhood? Will I feel safe here?
Of late, the crime rate in Fairview has been low and continues to decrease. There were only three crimes reported in September 2021 as opposed to 25 crimes reported in September 2020. Violent crimes are rare, and most of the crimes are property theft and vandalism.
District 6 police facility is within the community and gives the residents a lot of peace.
Fire station 11 is less than 2.5 km away, on 4 Street SW.
Are there alternative grocery shops like farmers’ markets, community gardens, etc.?
The Calgary Farmer’s Market is outside the community, on 77 Avenue SE. It is an old-school indoor market with over 75 vendors who sell local produce, crafts, flowers, and more.
Fairview Community Garden, endorsed by the Fairview Community Association, hosts a wide range of activities throughout the year. If you are an enthusiastic gardener – experienced or not, you will be welcomed into the Community Garden.
Which is the nearest hospital?
Rockyview General Hospital, which treats over 220,000 people every year, is the closest hospital to Fairview (approximately 2 km away). The hospital boasts of the latest amenities and is home to Canada’s best Urology department. Rockyview has multiple specialty clinics, a 24-hour emergency ward, critical care, outpatient care, and fantastic doctors.
How do I go about in the community?
Fairview is the 53rd most walkable neighbourhood in Calgary. Some errands can be accomplished on foot. The area has excellent bike infrastructure, which makes it a bikeable community.
For those who must rely on public transport, the neighbourhood has good public transportation. Heritage CTrain Station is about half a kilometer from the center of the community. Chinook CTrain Station is less than a kilometer away.
What are the amenities like here?
The Fairview Community Association is very active and hosts a wide variety of events throughout the year to get residents involved with the community.
Sports enthusiasts have plenty of choices when it comes to sports and recreational facilities. The community has permanent recreational facilities, ball diamonds, sports fields, family-friendly parks, and walkways.