Lake Bonavista Calgary Real Estate

Keith Built originally developed this prestigious lake community. Lake Bonavista is now one of the most popular Calgary neighbourhoods for newly renovated homes. The east side houses are affordable and still largely original in Bonavista Downs. The Middle section houses Lake Bonavista Estates with Chic, modern, million dollar homes making up the luxury listings in this beautiful and alluring neighbourhood. The East side contains all the condominiums just off Macleod Trail. You can find homes in various styles, each flaunting unique designs, fine craftsmanship and architecture, and indulgences like lake access and proximity to great shopping

Lake Bonavista Homes for Sale

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106 LAKE PLACID CLOSE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$1,199,900

Welcome To The Perfect Family Home. This Meticulously Maintained And Thoughtfully Upgraded Lake Bonavista Estates Bungalow Offers Over 4000sq.ft. Of Beautiful Living Space. Surrounded By Mature Trees And Lilacs, And Set On A Quiet Cul-de-sac, It Feels Very Secluded And Pr... Read More »

106 Lake Placid Close Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,133 Square FT

MLS® #A2007087

 

35 LAKE GENEVA PLACE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$1,080,000

If A Pinterest-worthy Renovation + Lake Community Lifestyle Are On Your Wish List, Put This Fully Developed Bungalow On A Quiet Lake Bonavista Cul-de-sac Right At The Top! A Sleek, Modern Kitchen At The Heart Of The Open Plan Living Area Features A Gorgeous Quartz Waterfa... Read More »

35 Lake Geneva Place Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,457 Square FT

MLS® #A2006273

 
Reduced 5%
12015 Lake Erie Way Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2L9 Lake Bonavista Details
12015 Lake Erie Way Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2L9 Lake Bonavista Details
12015 Lake Erie Way Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2L9 Lake Bonavista Details
12015 Lake Erie Way Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2L9 Lake Bonavista Details

12015 LAKE ERIE WAY SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$999,900

** Open House Saturday December 3rd 1:30-3:3** Lake Erie Way - A Premier Address In Lake Bonavista Estates. The West Side Of Lake Erie Way Faces Some Of The Most Expensive Lakefront Homes In The Community, & Offers Some Of The Largest, West Facing Backyard Lots In Lake B... Read More »

12015 Lake Erie Way Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,910 Square FT

MLS® #A2005596

 

12344 LAKE MORAINE RISE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$975,000

5 Bedrooms On Upper Level | Awesome Location In Bonavista Estates | It's Not Often That A Home With 5 Bedrooms On The Upper Level Becomes Available In Lake Bonavista Estates. Welcome To 12344 Lake Moraine Rise & To A Property With Incredible Curb Appeal & Lots Of Renovat... Read More »

12344 Lake Moraine Rise Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,354 Square FT

MLS® #A2005779

 
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100 Lake Crimson Close Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3K7 Lake Bonavista Details
100 Lake Crimson Close Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3K7 Lake Bonavista Details
100 Lake Crimson Close Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3K7 Lake Bonavista Details
100 Lake Crimson Close Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3K7 Lake Bonavista Details

100 LAKE CRIMSON CLOSE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$938,000

One Of A Kind, Completely Renovated Home With No Expense Spared. Including New Garage Too. All New Expanded Grand Front Entrance With 10 Ft Door Invites You Into The Spacious Front Foyer And Stunning Newly Created Vaulted Ceiling Complete With Engineered Beams. The ... Read More »

100 Lake Crimson Close Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,212 Square FT

MLS® #A2010381

 
Reduced 1%
1003 Lake Bonavista Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 0N6 Lake Bonavista Details
1003 Lake Bonavista Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 0N6 Lake Bonavista Details
1003 Lake Bonavista Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 0N6 Lake Bonavista Details
1003 Lake Bonavista Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 0N6 Lake Bonavista Details

1003 LAKE BONAVISTA DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$924,000

Absolutely Stunning Fully Renovated Bungalow With An Open Floor Plan And A Large Private Lot In One Of Calgary’s Best Lake Communities! Exterior Of This Home Is Finished With James Hardie Board Siding And All New Windows, Doors And Deck. Enter Along A Stamped Concrete Sid... Read More »

1003 Lake Bonavista Drive Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,372 Square FT

MLS® #A2003691

 
Reduced 1%
112 Lake Lucerne Crescent Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3J6 Lake Bonavista Details
112 Lake Lucerne Crescent Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3J6 Lake Bonavista Details
112 Lake Lucerne Crescent Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3J6 Lake Bonavista Details
112 Lake Lucerne Crescent Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3J6 Lake Bonavista Details

112 LAKE LUCERNE CRESCENT SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$819,000

Lake Access Is Minutes Away!! | Quick Possession !! | Get Ready To Love This Unique Bi-level In Lake Bonavista! Come In And Be Pleased By An Extensively Renovated Gem In Calgary's Most Sought-after Southeast Lake Community Lake Bonavista. This Home Features Over 2,300 Sq ... Read More »

112 Lake Lucerne Crescent Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,222 Square FT

MLS® #A2007793

 
Reduced 3%
12224 Lake Waterton Crescent Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2M7 Lake Bonavista Details
12224 Lake Waterton Crescent Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2M7 Lake Bonavista Details
12224 Lake Waterton Crescent Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2M7 Lake Bonavista Details
12224 Lake Waterton Crescent Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2M7 Lake Bonavista Details

12224 LAKE WATERTON CRESCENT SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$799,900

Mid-century Meets California Coastal Style! Enjoy Your Breakfast Comfortably Seated In A Huge South Solarium Filled With Trees And Plants, At Both Plus 30 And Minus 30! When Designing This Renovation The Architect Used Passive Solar Concepts To Keep The Temperature E... Read More »

12224 Lake Waterton Crescent Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,466 Square FT

MLS® #A1239504

 
Reduced 0.7%
13209 Bonaventure Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7E9 Lake Bonavista Details
13209 Bonaventure Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7E9 Lake Bonavista Details
13209 Bonaventure Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7E9 Lake Bonavista Details
13209 Bonaventure Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7E9 Lake Bonavista Details

13209 BONAVENTURE DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$684,900

Welcome To This Beautiful Bungalow In Sought After Lake Bonavista! The Home Features A Bright, Open Layout Perfect For A Family. The Open Kitchen Features A Stainless Steel Appliance Package, Island, And Breakfast Bar That Opens Into The Dining Area. The Large Living A... Read More »

13209 Bonaventure Drive Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,321 Square FT

MLS® #A1252704

 

1440 LAKE TWINTREE WAY SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$670,000

This Well-maintained, Lovingly Updated And Completely Finished Bungalow Is Situated On A Large Lot In The Established, Lakeside Community Of Lake Bonavista. The Updates Are Plentiful With Energy Efficiency As Well As Comfort In Mind Including Central Air Conditioning, A N... Read More »

1440 Lake Twintree Way Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,339 Square FT

MLS® #A2012198

 
Reduced 2%
1020 120 Avenue Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2K9 Lake Bonavista Details
1020 120 Avenue Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2K9 Lake Bonavista Details
1020 120 Avenue Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2K9 Lake Bonavista Details
1020 120 Avenue Se Calgary Alberta T2J 2K9 Lake Bonavista Details

1020 120 AVENUE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$649,000

Welcome To The Best House In Lake Bonavista! This Beautifully Renovated Bi-level Home Has All The Bells And Whistles You Would Ever Want. Stepping Inside This Home You Are Greeted By A Large Front Foyer With An Amazing Chandelier, And Tile Floors For Those Wintery Days In... Read More »

1020 120 Avenue Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,246 Square FT

MLS® #A2010457

 
Reduced 0.7%
1624 Lake Bonavista Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3H1 Lake Bonavista Details
1624 Lake Bonavista Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3H1 Lake Bonavista Details
1624 Lake Bonavista Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3H1 Lake Bonavista Details
1624 Lake Bonavista Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 3H1 Lake Bonavista Details

1624 LAKE BONAVISTA DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$645,000

Opportunity Knocks With This Large Bungalow Located In Calgary's Best Lake Community Offering Year-round Recreational Activities. This Bungalow Has 1,496 Sf Above Grade Living Space, A Sunny Sw Facing Backyard, Beautiful Curb Appeal And Awaits Your Personal Touch With Amp... Read More »

1624 Lake Bonavista Drive Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,496 Square FT

MLS® #A1246401

 
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2113, 2113 Lake Fraser Court Se Calgary Alberta t2j 7h3 Lake Bonavista Details
2113, 2113 Lake Fraser Court Se Calgary Alberta t2j 7h3 Lake Bonavista Details
2113, 2113 Lake Fraser Court Se Calgary Alberta t2j 7h3 Lake Bonavista Details
2113, 2113 Lake Fraser Court Se Calgary Alberta t2j 7h3 Lake Bonavista Details

2113, 2113 LAKE FRASER COURT SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$460,000

Looking To Change Your Lifestyle In A Dramatic And Rewarding Way Then Please Come And Have A Look At This Gorgeous Main Floor Condo In Very Likely One Of The Best Gated Condo Complexes In The Entire City. This Beautiful Home Features 1374 Square Feet All On One Level Wit... Read More »

2113, 2113 Lake Fraser Court Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,374 Square FT

MLS® #A2005905

 

105, 2105 LAKE FRASER GREEN SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$439,800

**make Your First Visit Through The 3d Tour** This Main Floor 2 Bed / 2 Full Bath - 1274 Sq Ft Unit In Bonavista Estate Ii Is Ready And Waiting For You! Do You Live In The Area - And Want To Downsize - But Also Need Space To Live/entertain Than This Is The Place For You!... Read More »

105, 2105 Lake Fraser Green Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,274 Square FT

MLS® #A2010193

 
Reduced 2%
6610, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7J4 Lake Bonavista Details
6610, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7J4 Lake Bonavista Details
6610, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7J4 Lake Bonavista Details
6610, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7J4 Lake Bonavista Details

6610, 11811 LAKE FRASER DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$409,900

Welcome To This Stunning Top Floor Penthouse Condo Located In The Desirable Gateway Southcenter Condominium Located In The Heart Of Lake Bonavista. This 6th Floor Unit Is One Of A Kind With Floor To Ceiling South Facing Windows Which Is Nicely Appointed With Tons Of Natur... Read More »

6610, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,321 Square FT

MLS® #A2006908

 
Reduced 3%
.., 1207 Lake Fraser Green Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7H6 Lake Bonavista Details
.., 1207 Lake Fraser Green Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7H6 Lake Bonavista Details
.., 1207 Lake Fraser Green Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7H6 Lake Bonavista Details
.., 1207 Lake Fraser Green Se Calgary Alberta T2J 7H6 Lake Bonavista Details

.., 1207 LAKE FRASER GREEN SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$324,988

Lovely Jewel Of A One-bedroom Condo In The Gated Bonavista Estates Complex. Cozy Yet Bright, This Small But Newly-renovated Condo Features A Scenic View Of A Narrow, Green-treed Park. Note The Light-filled Living Room With Spacious 9 Foot Ceilings. Suited To Modern Or Tra... Read More »

.., 1207 Lake Fraser Green Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 732 Square FT

MLS® #A2010013

 
Reduced 4%
1304, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details
1304, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details
1304, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details
1304, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details

1304, 11811 LAKE FRASER DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$269,000

This Beautiful Open Concept, Two-bedroom, Two-bathroom, Ground Floor Unit Is A Property You Won't Want To Miss! It Boasts A Gorgeous Kitchen With A Granite Countertop Including A Breakfast Bar And Stainless-steel Appliances. On Suite Laundry And A Bonus Room Ideal For An ... Read More »

1304, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 885 Square FT

MLS® #A2011571

 

3607, 11811 LAKE FRASER DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$239,800

Great Condo In The Desirable Community Of Lake Bonavista. Walking Distance To The Anderson Or Canyon Meadows C-train Station, Southcentre Mall And Other Commercial Areas. As You Walked Through The Front Door You're Welcomed To An Open Concept Floorplan With 9 Ft Ceilings,... Read More »

3607, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 765 Square FT

MLS® #A2007836

 
New Listing
3007, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details
3007, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details
3007, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details
3007, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details

3007, 11811 LAKE FRASER DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$226,900

This One Bedroom Plus Den Area Unit Has Been Recently Extensively Updated And Features Vinyl Plank Flooring, Newly Painted Walls And Trim And Designer Lighting. The Kitchen Boasts Granite Countertops, A Full Island With A Rounded Breakfast Bar, Modern Espresso Cabinets, A... Read More »

3007, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 582 Square FT

MLS® #A2013579

 
New Listing
4310, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details
4310, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details
4310, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details
4310, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se Calgary Alberta T2J7J1 Lake Bonavista Details

4310, 11811 LAKE FRASER DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$209,900

Beautiful 1 Bedroom Condo With Den In Lake Bonavista! You Will Absolutely Love All Of The Amenities Of The Building And The Area. The Kitchen Features Dark Cabinets With Stainless Steel Appliance Package, Laminate Floors, Granite Counter Tops, And Under Mount Sink. Full S... Read More »

4310, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 576 Square FT

MLS® #A2013668

 

4509, 11811 LAKE FRASER DRIVE SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$194,900

Attention Investors & First Time Buyers!! Here Is An Immaculate Air Conditioned 1 Bed 1 Bath Home In The Well Managed Southcenter Complex. Located On The 4th Floor, And Facing The Sunny West This Unit Is Bathed In Sunlight Year Round! With Stone Countertops, Stainless Ste... Read More »

4509, 11811 Lake Fraser Drive Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 582 Square FT

MLS® #A2003556

 
Reduced 14%
123  Any Street   Se Calgary Alberta T2J 0N3 Lake Bonavista Details

123 ANY STREET SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$169,800

Great Location For This Large Restaurant In The Se Of A Highly Desirable Area , With Many High End Homes ,condo And Retails And Shopping Surrounding It , Sure To Bring In Foot Traffic . With 2750sqft Of Usable Space And Seats 115 It Will Sure To Be Enough To For Any Re... Read More »

123 Any Street Se

Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

MLS® #A1161123

Lake Bonavista Real Estate — one of Calgary's most sought-after lake communities, nestled between Lake Bonavista and Lake Bonaventure.

Welcome to Lake Bonavista - one of Calgary's most sought-after residential communities, nestled between two lakes. If you are looking for a luxurious, upscale lakefront home in a family-friendly, pristine neighbourhood, then you are in the right place.

With boating, fishing, canoeing, and beaches - and a host of other deluxe amenities at your doorstep, there is very little need to step out of this gorgeous community. Proximity to main roads that connect to the city center means you are not far from downtown Calgary.

Fish Creek Provincial Park offers the outdoor enthusiast a myriad of biking and hiking trails to explore and a host of other activities. For the foodie, McLeod Trail has a wide variety of restaurants. The shopaholic can enjoy multiple visits to some of the largest malls in Calgary. The sports enthusiast and the fitness buff have a lot of opportunities to stay fit. And for the entire family, there is a wave pool, parks, and more. Let’s not forget about your furry friend – Lake Bonavista has its very own off-leash areas.

Lake Bonavista is situated between Anderson Road on the north, Lake Bonavista Downs on the east, Canyon Meadows Drive on the south, and Macleod Trail on the west.

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The Lake Bonavista Real Estate Market

Construction on Lake Bonavista began in 1967 by Keith Construction Company. The close proximity to Fish Creek Park makes Lake Bonavista homes an ideal spot for outdoor people. Lake Bonavista real estate consists of several lowrise condo buildings in the northwest portion of the community, overlooking Anderson Road and McLeod Trail. In the rest of the community are bungalow style housing and two storey housing, dating back to the time the community was built. The more luxury homes are situated around the lakes, with many of them enjoying private docks.

Homes for Sale in Lake Bonavista

Lowrise apartments are available for inquiry, with prices ranging between $190 000 to $420 000. Lake Bonavista homes available are bungalows and two storey homes ranging from $473 000 to $679 900.

Lake Bonavista REALTOR® Tour of the Neighbourhood

Take a tour of Lake Bonavista 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.

Similar neighboring communities of Lake Bonavista are Willow Park and Maple Ridge.

Lake Bonavista is a horseshoe shaped section of Calgary real estate encompassing Lake Bonavista Estates and its two large lakes. The real estate sector of Lake Bonavista is perched on the hilltop above Bow Bottom Trail and Fish Creek Park. Homes for sale in the large neighbourhood of Lake Bonavista have a propensity toward spread out single and two story architectural styles on oversized lots.

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Amenities in Lake Bonavista — Live, Work, & Play

Scenic view of Lake Bonavista Grassy green area surrounded by trees with open cottage and picnic benches nearby Fenced tennis courts with blue floor court and green outside floor Playground amenities on a grassy green park under the trees near fenced tennis courts Playground amenities on a grassy green park under the trees near fenced tennis courts Narrow concrete walkway bisecting landscaped areas with tall trees Grassy green area near a narrow pathway intersection Scenic view of Lake Bonavista Scenic view of Lake Bonavista Landscaped area near Lake Bonavista with people enjoying water activities Beautifully landscaped stream of water with stones, trees, and grassy green Grassy green park with tall trees overlooking Lake Bonavista Residential street view with well-kept grass on the side and residential homes with beautiful front yard Wide angle view of grassy green, tall trees and some residential homes on a distant view Outside front view of Cast Iron Cookhouse and Sports Bar establishment Outside front view of Tim Hortons establishment Street side signage  that reads Tim Hortons Always Fresh Drive Thru Al fresco dining under the trees Street side signage  that reads Avenida Place, and other establishments Across the parking lot view of Avenida Place commercial building and parked cars Street side signage that reads Avenida Village and  names of different establishments below it Across the parking lot view of The Lake House establishment Outside and front view of The Lake House establishment Outside and close-up view of Shoppers Drug Mart commercial building Outside view of commercial building entrance Outside and front view of Chill Billiards Chill and Grill establishment Ad sign that lists different names of establishments - Good Life fitness, Chill Billiards Chill and Grill, etc Outside and front view of Goodlife Fitness establishment

Lakes —

The community of Lake Bonavista lies between two lakes – Lake Bonavista and Lake Bonaventure. As a resident of Lake Bonavista, you will have access to Lake Bonavista, including ice fishing and skating in winter and boating, fishing, canoeing, and beaches during the summer. The lake is strictly for the use of Lake Bonavista residents.

Golf —

Maple Ridge Golf Course is a mature golf course just off Deerfoot Trail and about 4 km from Lake Bonavista. The course offers a variety of terrain, consistent greens, and challenging holes.

Maple Ridge Men’s Golf Course is a strictly men’s golf course on Bonavista Drive SE.

Parks —

Frank McCool Athletic Park & Arena on Lake Bonavista Drive SE has four sports fields, a rink, an arena, and an athletic park. The arena hosts minor and adult ice sport leagues and public skating.

The Lake Mead Road SE Playground and Lake Erie Pl SE Playground have lovely full-fledged playgrounds for toddlers and little children.

There are several dog parks in and around the community – both off-leash and on-leash areas.

Shopping —

Within the neighbourhood, Avenida Village Shopping Centre on Lake Fraser Drive SE is a popular shopping mall.

Southcentre Mall, one of the city’s large shopping malls, contains almost 200 stores, dining, takeout, and other services. The mall is situated just less than two kilometres west of the neighbourhood.

Fitness —

There are several affordable cafes, pubs, and restaurants in the area. Some of the places worth mentioning are:

Original Joe’s – a fantastic pub with an excellent pub menu.

Pies + Café is great for desserts, delicious fresh pies, coffee, baked goodies, or to grab a quick healthy bite.

The Lake House – overlooking Lake Bonavista, is the go-to place for Rocky Moutain cuisine.

Brewsters Pub – one of the oldest pubs for beer, great food, and to meet people.

La Piccola Napoli Ristorante is an Italian restaurant on Lake Fraser Drive that offers excellent Italian wine and food.

General feel and vibe — What's it like living in Lake Bonavista?

This is a warm and friendly community that includes single people, families, young working professionals, and older couples. Many long-time homeowners and families have lived here for multiple generations. Quiet, tree-lined streets, with gorgeous properties overlooking the lake and offering breath-taking views all year round. A fantastic place to settle down for those looking for a quiet, upscale life, with indoor and outdoor luxuries. Lots of local activities here, including Stampede breakfasts and block parties. A fun-loving, adventure-seeking community.

Avenue Magazine Rankings

Avenue Calgary ranked Lake Bonavista as Calgary’s 13th best neighbourhood to live in from 185 neighbourhoods. Here’s a look at the assigned scores for various characteristics and amenities that make it a desirable residential area.

  • Overall rank for Best Neighbourhoods 2020: 13
  • Restaurant access points: 91
  • Public recreation facility access points: 92
  • Parks and green space points: 41
  • Pathway points: 10
  • WalkScore: 39
  • TransitScore: 46

Interesting Facts about Lake Bonavista

Schools In or Near Lake Bonavista

There are numerous kindergarten and elementary schools that welcome the community’s children and some excellent middle and high schools.

Here’s a list of assigned schools:

Public Schools

  • Lake Bonavista School (Kindergarten and Elementary)
  • Andrew Sibbald School (Kindergarten and Elementary)
  • Sam Livingston School (Kindergarten and Elementary)
  • R.T. Alderman School (Elementary, Middle, and High)
  • Nickle School (Elementary, Middle, and High)
  • Willow Park School (Elementary, Middle, and High)
  • Robert Warren School (Middle, High)
  • Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School (High)

Catholic Schools

  • St. Bonaventure School (Middle, High)
  • Ecole Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix (Kindergarten, Elementary, Pre-Kindergarten)
  • St. Cecilia School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
  • St. Benedict School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
  • Bishop Grandin High School (High)

Private Schools

  • Akiva Academy
  • West Island College

Demographics

According to the 2016 Census of Canada profile published in 2019, 10,520 people lived in private households in Lake Bonavista that year. Over 60% of the population today is made up of people between ages 15 and 64. The next largest population is made up of seniors between ages 65 and 84. There is a small percentage of people above 85 years. A little more than 15% make up children between ages 0 and 14.

The average household size is 2.6. Over 90% of the community is made up of couple families with children at home.

About 90% of the population know English, while 10% know both English and French. English is spoken in 95% of the households. About 15% of the population is made up of immigrants, but only 4% of the entire population comprises non-Canadians.

Almost 90% of the houses are occupied by owners, while the rest are rented out.

Subdivision Areas

Lake Bonavista belongs to a trio of neighbourhoods - Lake Bonavista, Lake Bonaventure, and Lake Bonavista Downs.

Developer/builder/history

Lake Bonavista was Canada’s first community built around an artificial lake and was developed by Keith Construction. Construction began in 1967. The community served as a prototype to create all other lake-side communities.

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FAQs about Lake Bonavista Real Estate and Neighborhood

  1. Where can I find a library in or around Lake Bonavista?

    Fish Creek Library is the closest library to Lake Bonavista. It is about 1.2 km from the community on Bonaventure Drive SE. This is a unique library designed to resemble the Rocky Mountains. The library contains three floors of books.

  2. What’s the closest hospital to Lake Bonavista?

    Rockyview General Hospital is the closest hospital (about 6.5 km away) to the neighbourhood. It is a fully functional hospital with a wide range of services, including emergency care.

  3. Will I feel safe in the neighbourhood? What is the crime like?

    Residents of Lake Bonavista feel very safe here. According to Areavibes.com, the crime here is 23% less than the national average. Violent crimes are 40% less than the national average, and property crimes are 18% less than the national average. The community is safer than 85% of the cities in Alberta.

  4. Where is the nearest RecCentre?

    Lake Bonavista Community Association (LBCA) Recreation Centre is on Acadia Drive SE. The Rec Centre has two skating rinks, a fitness studio, and a gym that the community's residents are free to use.

  5. How do I get around here? What is the public transport system like?

    This is a car-dependant neighbourhood, and you will need a car to run most errands. For those who prefer to use public transport, at least four bus lines pass through the community. Lake Bonavista has some bike infrastructure so that you can go about the neighbourhood on your bike.

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