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15700 85 Street Nw
Glacier Ridge, Calgary, Alberta
- 3 Beds
- 4 Baths
- 1,741 Square FT
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253 Aquila Drive Nw
Glacier Ridge, Calgary, Alberta
- 3 Beds
- 3 Baths
- 1,557 Square FT
Welcome to Northwest Calgary's latest community – Glacier Ridge. This community offers its residents the perfect balance between urban living and rustic ranch living at the "gateway to the Rockies." Located at the city's northern edge, the community is built on land steeped in history, dating back to the time of pioneers and adventures.
The Rocky Mountain foothills form a picturesque backdrop to the homes in the community. Soft rolling planes and chinook winds make this the ideal place for first-time homeowners looking for the perfect spot to buy their new home.
For those who love nature and wide-open spaces, it doesn't get better than this.
As much as one loves nature, everyday amenities can't be forgotten. Glacier Ridge is just a few minutes away from some of Calgary's amenity-rich neighbourhoods, so you can pick up everything you need quickly and easily. Sage Hill and Nolan Hill are less than 10 minutes away, making it easy to pick up groceries, visit a dentist, join a fitness program, visit a library, and more.
Spread over 832 acres, Glacier Ridge will have over 4,000 homes within the community once it is completed.
No matter what your budget, Glacier Ridge has a home for you. Help us help you build the home of your dreams. Give us a call today at (403) 255 9555.Contact Us
Amenities in Glacier Ridge — Live, Work, & Play
The area surrounding Glacier Ridge is teeming with some fantastic golf courses. Bearspaw Ridge Meadows Golf Course is a private and exclusive club with excellent greens and various holes to up your skill.
Bearspaw Golf Club (not to be confused with Bearspaw Ridge Meadows Golf Course), nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, is another option against a picturesque backdrop.
Windmill Golf Group in the Hamptons offers eight exciting courses.
K Golf is an indoor golf course on Sarcee Trail NW for all-weather all-season golf. K Golf offers some of the best software and equipment to help you improve your game even when it's snowing outside.
Living in the northwest part of Calgary means you are a short drive from the Rocky Mountains – the perfect spot for several types of adventures.
Make a quick getaway to Canmore or Banff. Spend the weekend alone or with your family in the mountains in Banff for some endless outdoor adventure amid the majestic mountains and lakes.
Several parks dot the neighbourhoods of Nolan Hill and Sage Hill – the closest communities to Glacier Ridge and a few minutes away. The playgrounds are fitted with safe and exciting equipment for toddlers and young children, with several seating areas close by for parents.
Nose Park Hill is one of the best natural parks in the city's northwest quadrant, covering an area of over 11 square kilometres. It is the fourth-largest urban park in the country, and it is also one of North America's largest urban parks. Spend a day on your own or with your family here and see a wide variety of wild animals, including porcupines, coyotes, deer, gophers, Richardson's ground squirrels, and more. Nose Hill Park is excellent for biking, hiking, or simply strolling. The park is also home to archaeological sites and stone circles. Pet owners can bring their dogs over to romp around in the off-leash area. In short, Nose Hill Park is for the entire family – even your dog.
Sage Hill Quarter on Sage Valley Drive NW is your one-stop shopping destination with wide open landscaped spaces, a wide variety of retailers and services, and numerous restaurants.
The Gates of Nolan Hill is a small but excellent shopping mall on Nolan Hill Blvd NW and has its own Sobeys.
Beacon Hill Shopping Centre, six minutes south of Sarcee Trail, offers lots of fantastic shopping. Some shops here are Dollarama, Fabricland, Staples, Canadian Tire, The Brick, Best Buy, Petsmart, Winners & Homesense, Costco, West Coast Kids, Michaels, and even a Home Depot.
30 Minute Hit in Sage Hill Quarter shopping mall is a kickboxing gym that offers high-intensity workouts that produce results.
F45 Training in Sage Hill Plaza is highly recommended for anyone – no matter their fitness level.
9Round Sage Hill Passage is another kickboxing studio. Spend three minutes at each of the nine training stations to get a full-body workout.
Northwest Barbell is north of the community of Glacier Ridge and offers strength training, body recomposition, and youth sports performance.
Restaurants and bars —
Whether it's a fine-dining experience you seek or a quick bite to grab on the go, there are several restaurants, cafes, and eateries around Glacier Ridge. Here are some worth trying:
Nolan Hill: State & Main
Sage Hill: Dragon Boat (Vietnamese restaurant), Bow Tie Pizza, Leopold's Tavern, and Barcelos Flame Grilled Chicken.
Simons Valley: The Samosa Factory (Indian takeaway), Scotsman's Well (laid back pub with pub food), Boston Pizza, Good Earth (coffeehouse), and The Bro'Kin yolk (breakfast restaurant).
Interesting Facts about Glacier Ridge
Schools In or Near Glacier Ridge
Several new schools have been planned for Glacier Ridge. There will be four elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school, and sites have been allotted for these schools. Meanwhile, the children of Glacier Ridge will be served by the top-rated public, private, and catholic schools in the neighbouring communities.
Catholic and private schools immediately outside the community include:
- Renert School (private, K12)
- Bearspaw Christian School (private, K12)
- Foothills Alliance School (private)
- Asasa Private School Academy (private)
- Our Lady of Grace School (catholic)
- St. Brigid School (Calgary Catholic School District)
- Blessed Marie-Rose School (Calgary Catholic School District)
- St. Luke Elementary School (Calgary Catholic School District)
- St. Ambrose School (Calgary Catholic School District)
Calgary Board of Education schools include:
- Royal Oak School
- Arbour Lake School
- The Hamptons School
- Robert Thirsk High School
- Hidden Valley School
- Ranchlands School
- Scenic Acres School
- Edgemont School
- Kenneth D. Taylor School
When completed, Glacier Ridge will comprise 4,000 homes. The community currently boasts of four home styles. Paired homes that share a wall between two homes while giving each of the two families sufficient space of their own. Each of these homes has a private backyard. Laned homes are detached single-family homes with a two-car garage, front porch, and a private backyard. Front-drive homes are single-family homes with attached double car garages and sitting on large private land with ample space for growing families.
The houses are modern ranch-style homes, gathering influence from Canada's historic ranches. That means you can expect these homes to be built with refined materials on elevated landscapes, seamlessly integrating with the natural surroundings.
Glacier Ridge is developed by Anthem United, a 30+-year-old company that has developed over 270 commercial, residential, and retail projects across western North America. Five award-winning builders are building the neighbourhood – Jayman BUILT, Cedarglen Homes, Morrison Homes, Trico Homes, and Shane Homes. Each of these builders has all it takes to design your dream home.
FAQs about Glacier Ridge Real Estate and Neighborhood
Is there a farmer's market nearby?
Symons Valley Ranch Market on 144th Avenue is six minutes east of the neighbourhood. The market offers a wide variety of locally grown and sourced fruits and vegetables, farm-fresh produce, and freshly-baked bread and pastries sold by over 25 local vendors. Although spread over a small area, you will be surprised at the variety here!
Which is the closest hospital?
Alberta Children's Hospital and Foothills Medical Centre are fantastic full-fledged hospitals with 24-hour emergency care and about 25 minutes south of Glacier Ridge. Foothills Medical Centre is one of the country's largest hospitals, while Alberta Children's Hospital is one of the best children's hospitals in Canada.
For a quick check-up, Nolan Hill Medical Clinic on Nolan Hill Blvd NW and Nolan Ridge Court Medical Centre on Nolanridge Court NW is about five minutes away.
Is there childcare available?
Several safe and established daycare places dot Nolan Hill and Sage Hill, a few minutes away from Glacier Ridge. Holy Angel Care Centre and Zion DayHome – both on Nolan Hill Blvd NW and Amazing Kids Dayhome and Kidoodle Dayhome on Nolancrest Cir NW are highly recommended by parents.
Active Start Childcare in Sage Hill Quarter is also highly recommended by parents.
Where's the best place to go shopping?
Sage Hill Quarter is the best place to shop for retail and services. The mall is located on Sage Valley Drive NW, less than two kilometres or a three-minute drive from Glacier Ridge. Sage Hill Quarter is more than a shopping destination. It's a wide-open area featuring landscaped public spaces for visitors to relax, unwind, discover a wide variety of shops and services, and more in this attractive and unique centre.
How long will it take me to get to the airport?
Glacier Ridge is a 20-minute drive from Calgary International Airport (YYC). The shortest route (16.7 km) is via Shaganappi Trail NW and 96 Avenue NE. An alternate route (24.5 km) will take you just as long to get there via AB-201 E.