Shawnessy Calgary Real Estate

Welcome to the vibrant and self-sufficient southwest Calgary homes of Shawnessy – the suburban neighbourhood that has it all. There’s something for the entire family here – reliable public transport, subway stations, bus stops, skating rinks, a community centre, convenience stores, schools, fitness centres, and the well-known Spruce Meadows Equestrian facility. Plus, the outdoor enthusiast has over 80 kilometres of biking and hiking trails to explore in nearby Fish Creek Park.

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84 SHANNON ESTATES TERRACE SW IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$599,900

**open House** February 25 1pm-3pm. Experience Sophisticated Adult Living In This Stunning Villa-style Bungalow Designed For Those Aged 35 And Above. The Expansive Main Floor, Spanning Over 1200 Sq. Ft., Seamlessly Blends Space And Comfort. Step Into An Interior Where ... Read More »

84 Shannon Estates Terrace Sw

Shawnessy, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,292 Square FT

MLS® #A2107825

First Place Realty
New Listing
39 Shawcliffe Road Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y1H9 Shawnessy Details
39 Shawcliffe Road Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y1H9 Shawnessy Details
39 Shawcliffe Road Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y1H9 Shawnessy Details
39 Shawcliffe Road Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y1H9 Shawnessy Details

39 SHAWCLIFFE ROAD SW IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$588,900

Welcome To Your New Perfect Home In Shawnessy, One Of The Most Sought Out Neighborhoods In Calgary! This Beautiful Home Has A Total Of 5 Bedrooms (3 On The Upper Level And 2 On The Lower Level), 2 Full Bathrooms, Beautiful Large Windows That Allow You To Enjoy Natural Lig... Read More »

39 Shawcliffe Road Sw

Shawnessy, Calgary, Alberta

  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,124 Square FT

MLS® #A2110053

Honestdoor Inc.

420-21, 290 SHAWVILLE WAY SE IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$553,000

Click Brochure Link For More Information** •1952 Sq Ft Penthouse Style Bungalow • •top Floor Rare Huge Double Size Condo• • 8 + Mile View South To The Foothills, Not Neighbors• • West View Like A Winter Postcard Of A Swiss Town• • East View Of The Rising Sun, Small Parks... Read More »

420-21, 290 Shawville Way Se

Shawnessy, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,952 Square FT

MLS® #A2102207

Real Estate Professionals Inc.
New Listing
31 Shannon Place Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 2B2 Shawnessy Details
31 Shannon Place Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 2B2 Shawnessy Details
31 Shannon Place Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 2B2 Shawnessy Details
31 Shannon Place Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 2B2 Shawnessy Details

31 SHANNON PLACE SW IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$519,900

This Tastefully Remodelled Move In Ready Bi-level Home Has A Total Of 4 Bedrooms And 2 1/2 Baths. When You Enter The Home By Main Front Door, There Is A Small Landing. Up A Few Stairs Is The Front Door Of The Upper Unit And Down A Few Stairs Is The Front Door Of The Lower... Read More »

31 Shannon Place Sw

Shawnessy, Calgary, Alberta

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,134 Square FT

MLS® #A2110128

CIR Realty
New Listing
31 Shawcliffe Circle Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 1E6 Shawnessy Details
31 Shawcliffe Circle Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 1E6 Shawnessy Details
31 Shawcliffe Circle Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 1E6 Shawnessy Details
31 Shawcliffe Circle Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 1E6 Shawnessy Details

31 SHAWCLIFFE CIRCLE SW IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$499,000

Nestled In The Established Neighborhood Of Shawnessy, This 1983 Charmer With Its Sloped Roof Silhouette Merges Classic Design With Modern Touches. This Home, Spanning Over 2,000 Square Feet Of Developed Space, Offers A Seamless Blend Of Coziness And Utility Appealing To T... Read More »

31 Shawcliffe Circle Sw

Shawnessy, Calgary, Alberta

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,323 Square FT

MLS® #A2110987

Shawnessy Real Estate — a vibrant and self-sufficient suburban neighbourhood in southwest Calgary.

Shawnessy is comprised mostly of single-detached family houses, but you will also find some semi-detached houses, duplexes, rowhouses, apartments, and new condos. The residential part of the neighbourhood is on the east side of the community. Almost 50% of the houses here were built between 1981 and 1990. However, you will also find a few homes that date back to the 1960s or earlier. So, you will find dwellings that span different time periods and styles here.

Shawnessy is bordered by the major arterial road MacLeod Trail on the east, James McKevitt Road on the west, Shawnessy Boulevard SW on the north, and 162nd Avenue SW on the south

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Shawnessy REALTOR® Tour of the Neighbourhood

Take a tour of Shawnessy 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.

Calgary Real Estate Quadrant: SouthWest Calgary
Similar neighboring communities of Millrise, Sundance and Somerset.
Community Established 1981

Calgary's real estate community of Shawnessy is principally single-family housing with a few apartment and new condos. Homes on the east side of the community are located directly off of the LRT transit line and enjoy easy commutes to downtown Calgary. The Shawnessy Town Centre, a major regional shopping destination, serves all the needs of the homeowners and residents.

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Amenities in Shawnessy — Live, Work, & Play

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Golf —

If golf’s your game, then you have a choice of several golf courses within a 10 to a 12-kilometer radius, including:

  • Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club – one of Calgary’s gems
  • McKenzie Meadows Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course that offers magnificent golf, superb amenities, Calgary’s best driving range, and outstanding service.

Parks —

When it comes to parks, nothing beats the sprawling Fish Creek Provincial Park just next door to Shawnessy. The expansive natural park boasts over 80 kilometers of biking, hiking, and walking trails.

Shawinigan Park on Shannon Drive SW is one of Calgary’s top-rated parks for outdoor sports enthusiasts with three sports fields, a basketball court, two ball diamonds, a skating rink, and two multi-user pads. Tiny tots have their fully-equipped playground on the grounds.

Shawnessy has three other parks, all of which are excellent places for parents to bring their young ones to play. Other parks within the neighbourhood with playgrounds are:

  • Shannon Circle SW Playground
  • Shawcliffe Circle Playground
  • Shawnessy Community Association

Shopping —

Shawnessy Town Centre is the local shopping destination and serves all the everyday needs of the residents. Also known as Shawnessy Village Shopping Centre, this massive mall is located on both sides on Macleod Trail and 162nd Avenue SW. The mall houses over 250 stores, including supermarkets, art and hobby supplies, restaurants, banks, automobiles, apparel, and more. Plus, the mall has its very own Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart, and The Home Depot.

Fitness —

Get fit at Orangetheory Fitness in Shawnessy Village Shopping Center. The fitness studio offers total-body group workouts that combine technology, science, and world-class coaching to guarantee the best results.

For young children, there is Stryker Sports Development on Shannon Avenue SW. The facility focuses on providing outstanding opportunities for young basketball and volleyball players to develop their maximum potential.

Restaurants and bars —

Shawnessy’s foodies have access to a myriad of restaurants in the community and Shawnessy Shopping Centre.

  • Pizza: Red Rock Pizza Express, Chickzy Pizza, Panago Pizza, and Pauls Pizza
  • Bar & grill: Moxie’s Test Kitchen
  • Vietnamese: Shawnessy Vietnamese Restaurant
  • Chinese: Hong Kong Garden Restaurant
  • Pancakes and other American dishes: IHOP
  • Shawarma: Jerusalem Shawarma

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

Shawnessy is a quiet, close-knit community nestled in the southwest quadrant of the city of Calgary. This is the ideal area for families and those interested in getting out into the wide outdoors. The houses are affordable, modern, boast contemporary architecture, and are fitted with modern functional amenities.

Avenue Magazine Rankings

According to Avenue Calgary’s list of most desirable neighbourhoods, Shawnessy takes 42nd place. Here’s a look at the scores assigned for various amenities and characteristics that make the area desirable.

  • Restaurant access points: 87
  • Public recreation facility access points: 39
  • Parks and green space points: 16
  • Pathway points: 15
  • WalkScore: 36
  • TransitScore: 54

Interesting Facts about Shawnessy

Schools In or Near Shawnessy

Parents of children will be happy to know that there are several schools around Shawnessy. The community has its own separate and public schools as well. Here is a list of assigned schools in the area:

Public Schools

  • Janet Johnstone School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
  • Samuel W. Shaw School (Elementary, Middle, High)
  • Canyon Meadows School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
  • Lake Bonavista School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
  • Robert Warren School (Middle, High)
  • Centennial High School (High)
  • Willow Park School (Elementary, Middle, High)
  • École de la Source (Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, High, Pre-Kindergarten)

Catholic Schools

  • Our Lady of Peace School (Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, High)
  • St. Teresa of Calcutta School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
  • École Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix (Kindergarten, Elementary, Pre-Kindergarten)
  • Father Doucet School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
  • Bishop O’Byrne High School (High)

Private Schools

  • Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Tanbridge Academy

Demographics

Shawnessy has approximately 9,500 residents living in about 3,300 private households. The community has a small population of seniors and a slightly larger population of children and young adults. Most families here are couples with children living at home. There is a significant population (15%) of non-Canadian citizens.

About 85% of the households are occupied by residents, while the rest are rented out.

Developer/builder/history

Shawnessy is comprised mostly of single-detached family houses, but you will also find some semi-detached houses, duplexes, rowhouses, apartments, and new condos. The residential part of the neighbourhood is on the east side of the community. Almost 50% of the houses here were built between 1981 and 1990. However, you will also find a few homes that date back to the 1960s or earlier. So, you will find dwellings that span different time periods and styles here.

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FAQs about Shawnessy Real Estate and Neighborhood

  1. Which is the nearest RecCentre?

    Shawnessy Community Association on Shawmeadows Road SW offers families a variety of recreational activities across a 17-acre green space. The Association has three tennis courts and a trail. For those who want more, Trico Centre, about a 10-minute drive away, is the place to go for family wellness and more.

    Trico Centre on Bonaventure Drive SE offers 13,500 square feet of adventure and fun for the entire family. The facility has a wave pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness centre, skating rink, and even organizes various programs. As a member of the Shawnessy Community Association, you will receive a discounted membership to this facility.

  2. How do I get about in the neighbourhood? What is public transport like here?

    Shawnessy is a car-dependent neighbourhood. While all the amenities are available within the community, you will need a car to run most errands. The area has some biking infrastructure so that biking may be an option.

    For people who intend to use public transport, 12 bus lines pass through the area.

    The residential part of the neighbourhood is on the east side, directly off of the LRT transit line. Shawnessy CTrain Station and Somerset-Bridlewood CTrain Station are within a kilometer from the center of the neighbourhood. Fish Creek – Lacombe and Canyon Meadows CTrain stations are between one and two kilometers away.

  3. Which is the closest hospital?

    Rockyview General Hospital, one of Calgary’s large multi-speciality clinics, is about seven kilometers from the neighbourhood. For those who prefer to make use of the community’s medical amenities, here are some clinics within a stone’s throw:

    • Get Well Medical Clinic – a walk-in clinic on Shawinigan Drive SW
    • Fivecees Medical Centre on Shawcliffe Gate SW has a walk-in clinic and provides family medicine, child care, prenatal care, migraine therapy, and work-related injury services. The centre also has an IUD clinic and PAP clinic.
    • Peak Sleep Clinic, Elite Medical Centre, Optimum chiropractor, and Pinnacle Medical Centre are worthy of mention.
  4. Will I feel safe here? What is the crime like here?

    Year over year, crime rates in Calgary have reduced by 17%, according to AreaVibes.com, including the neighbourhood of Shawnessy. Violent crimes are 17% lower than the national average.

  5. Is there childcare available in the neighbourhood?

    Yes, there is reliable and safe childcare available in Shawnessy. Here are some of the best:

    • Shawnessy Day Cay
    • Shawnessy YMCA Childcare Centre
    • Baba’s Dayhome
    • Curious Clubhouse Day Home

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