Somerset Calgary Real Estate

Somerset homeowners live in a lovely quiet neighbourhood, with a lot of greenery in and around it. Somerset dwellings are pretty and modern. The neighbours are warm and friendly. The community is very active, and a lot is going on here to enhance a spirit of oneness in the neighbourhood. People here are very adventurous and take part in outdoor activities. Most houses in the neighbourhood are single-detached houses. Somerset houses are primarily two-storey homes and split-level homes, but there are bungalow-style homes as well. There are many low-rise apartments in the area and a few row houses as well. All the properties on sale are perfectly-priced, well-kept, and fitted with contemporary interiors.

Somerset Homes for Sale

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386 SOMERSIDE PARK SW IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$669,800

This Upgraded Four Bedroom Home Features A Legal Secondary Suite And The Home Have Undergone Recent Renovations, Including New Shingles, Fascias, And Downspouts (2021), All New Windows (2022), A New Stone Fireplace Mantle (2022), Kitchen And Bathroom Quartz Countertops (2... Read More »

386 Somerside Park Sw

Somerset, Calgary, Alberta

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,903 Square FT

MLS® #A2016491

 
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154 Somerglen Way Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 4B2 Somerset Details
154 Somerglen Way Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 4B2 Somerset Details
154 Somerglen Way Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 4B2 Somerset Details
154 Somerglen Way Sw Calgary Alberta T2Y 4B2 Somerset Details

154 SOMERGLEN WAY SW IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$641,888

Pride Of Ownership Here!!! Impeccably Well Kept Home And Yard. This Home Has Had Numerous Upgrades And Are As Follows, Shingles In Nov 2022 With 35 Year Warranty, Hot Water Tank Replaced In 2017, New Vinyl Siding Sept 2022, The Hardwood Was Refinished In Oct 2022, And Q... Read More »

154 Somerglen Way Sw

Somerset, Calgary, Alberta

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,827 Square FT

MLS® #A2020677

 

255 SOMERSET DRIVE SW IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$599,900

Welcome To 225 Somerset Drive Sw: This Stunning 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom Home Has Over 2600 Square Feet Of Developed Living Space. Recent Extensive Improvements Have Been Done To This Home, Some Of Which Includes: Air Conditioning, A New Roof And Siding, The Entire Interior ... Read More »

255 Somerset Drive Sw

Somerset, Calgary, Alberta

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,587 Square FT

MLS® #A2019727

 

219, 4000 SOMERVALE COURT SW IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$260,000

Welcome To Your 2nd Floor Corner Unit Condo At Somerset Crossing, A Really Short Walk To The C-train, Ymca, Library, Schools, Restaurants And So Much More Shopping! This Large Apartment Offers 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths And 2 Parking Outdoor Stalls With Plugins. Corner Unit With... Read More »

219, 4000 Somervale Court Sw

Somerset, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 966 Square FT

MLS® #A2013699

 

318, 2000 SOMERVALE COURT SW IN CALGARY ALBERTA

$239,900

Location. Location. Location! Just Across From Ctrain Station, Fantastic Investment Opportunity With This 2 Large Size Bedrooms / 2 Full Bathroom On A Corner Unit With 925 Sqft Of Living Space. This Immaculately Presented 3rd Floor Condo Has Many Features Like 2 Bedrooms,... Read More »

318, 2000 Somervale Court Sw

Somerset, Calgary, Alberta

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 925 Square FT

MLS® #A2020223

Somerset Real Estate — a lovely quiet neighbourhood at the southern end of Calgary, with a lot of greenery around it.

Welcome to the Calgary neighborhood of Somerset, set at the southern end of Calgary. With so much going on in the community, residents here enjoy as much time outdoors as they do indoors. The neighbourhood is loaded with amenities, and what’s not available within, is available immediately outside its borders. Shawnessy Shopping Centre is located in the area.

Reliable public transport is available for Somerset residents who want to travel downtown or other parts of Calgary. Somerset-Bridlewood CTrain Station is about a half-kilometer from the community. Shawnessy CTrain Station and Fish Creek – Lacombe CTrain Station are also less than a kilometer away. Somerset is a car-dependant neighborhood, and you can complete all your errands within the community with a car. If you prefer a bus, there are several stops in the community. There is some bike infrastructure which makes the area somewhat bikeable.

The community of Somerset is nestled between Spruce Meadows Trail forming its southern border, Bridlewood that forms its western border, and Macleod Trail that forms its eastern border.

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Somerset Real Estate Homes

Located in the southern end of Calgary, Somerset was established in 1995, making it a newer neighbourhood compared to many others in Calgary, designed to have an abundance of space and pathways for easy navigation.. Across 22x from Spruce Meadows, the green grass matches that of the famous equestrian facility, with a family friendly atmosphere and newer homes reminding us of Calgary’s prosperous growth.

Somerset is a relatively new neighbourhood for Calgary standards, being 20 years old. 29.7% of the residences in the community are condominiums and apartments, with 11.2% of housing being used for rental purposes. The majority of homes are single-family detached homes, offered in two-storey and bungalow style.

Real estate is made up of modern buildings that are fitted with the latest amenities. Schools, playgrounds, and recreational centres like Cardel Rec South and nearby Spruce Meadow Equestrian facility make this an exciting place to live in, even for children and young adults. New parents are happy with the childcare available within the community’s borders.

Somerset REALTOR® Tour of the Neighbourhood

Take a tour of Somerset 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 Shawnessy, Bridlewood and Evergreen.
Community Established 1995

Somerset is filled with many young families enjoying the virtues of outdoor barbecues and small playgrounds. Somerset Square offers a plethora of options for the residents and homeowners of Somerset. The Square hosts tennis courts, a large playground and children's water park. A number of pathways also weave through the area. Homes in the area are comprised of split-levels and 2 story homes, some with detached garages in the North and attached garages becoming for frequent as you travel South. Several condo complexes have been built up in the South-East quadrant. Shopping is satisfied by the Shawnessy Center and the C-Train station provides easy transportation to the Calgary city center.

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Amenities in Somerset — Live, Work, & Play

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Golf —

Somerset does not have its own golf course. Residents take a 12-minute drive to Blue Devil Golf Club – a sprawling 18-hole golf course with a separate 9-hole short course, a driving range, and a restaurant.

Parks —

Families of Somerset enjoy the neighbourhood’s parks that are well-maintained and fully equipped with safe play equipment. Some parks with checking out with your little ones are:

  • Somerside Playground on Somerside Grove SW
  • Somerset School playground
  • Somerset Park on Somerset Drive SW
  • Somerglen Crescent SW Playground
  • Somerset Close SW Playground on Somerset Close SW
  • Somervale Drive SW Park on Somervale Drive SW

While some of these are strictly playgrounds, Somerset Park and Somervale Drive SW Park both sport basketball courts and trails. Somerset Park even has picnic facilities, a splash pad, and tennis courts for the neighbourhood's families.

Fish Creek Provincial Park is about three kilometers from the neighbourhood and offers families a wide variety of outdoor activities like biking and hiking trails, walking pathways, and picnic spots. Wildlife watching and birding are some other favourite activities, as are fishing and boating. Dogs are allowed here, as long as they are on a leash.

Shopping —

Shawnessy Towne Centre is a trendy shopping destination bordering the east of the community and serves all the everyday needs of the residents of Somerset and other nearby communities. Also known as Shawnessy Village Shopping Centre, this massive mall is located on both sides of 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.

Restaurants and Bars —

The majority of restaurants in the community are in Shawnessy Shopping Centre. These include:

  • Mucho Burrito Fresh Mexican Grill
  • Pho Time Vietnamese restaurant
  • Swiss Chalet
  • BarBurrito
  • The Donair Place & Mediterranean Cuisine

Curry Craft is an East Indian Restaurant toward the northwest quadrant of the neighbourhood on Somercrest Street SW.

If you feel like a plain old pizza, Dominos is within the neighbourhood.

For those who want a coffee and a place to sit and relax, Tom Hortons is the place to go.

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

Somerset is a lovely quiet neighbourhood, with a lot of greenery in and around it. Somerset dwellings are pretty and modern. The neighbours are warm and friendly. The community is very active, and a lot is going on here to enhance a spirit of oneness in the neighbourhood. People here are very adventurous and take part in outdoor activities.

Avenue Magazine Rankings

Avenue Magazine ranks Somerset as Calgary’s 75th most desirable neighbourhood. Here’s a look at the scores assigned for various amenities and characteristics that make the area desirable.

  • Overall rank for Best Neighbourhoods 2020: 75
  • Restaurant access points: 44
  • Public recreation facility access points: 64
  • Parks and green space points: 14
  • Pathway points: 15
  • WalkScore: 30
  • TransitScore: 50

Interesting Facts about Somerset

Schools In or Near Somerset

Somerset’s younger and high school children are served by the community’s elementary and high schools. Surrounding neighbourhood schools are also available to children. Here is a list of assigned schools.

Public Schools

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

Catholic Schools

  • Monsignor J.J. O’Brien School (Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, High)
  • St. Teresa of Calcutta School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
  • École Notre-Dame-de-a-Paix (Kindergarten, Elementary, Pre-Kindergarten)
  • St. Benedict School (Kindergarten, Elementary)
  • Bishop O-Byrne High School (High) (within the community)

Private Schools

  • Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Tanbridge Academy

Demographics

Around 9,000 people live in Somerset in private households. The community has a reasonably large (almost 20%) population of children aged 0 and 14 years. Seniors make up about 10%. More than 50% of the families here have children at home. The community also has a large population of non-Canadian citizens – mainly from Asia and Europe.

Approximately 80% of Somerset dwellings are occupied by owners, while the rest are rented out.

Developer/builder/history

Somerset is one of Calgary’s newer neighbourhoods. The Ward 13 councillor represents the community in the Calgary City Council.

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FAQs about Somerset Real Estate and Neighborhood

  1. What is the property tax like in Somerset?

    Property tax is relatively low when compared with the residential property tax rates across the country. Property tax is calculated and billed annually using the property’s assessed value (found on your property assessment notice).

  2. Is there daycare in Somerset?

    The Shawnessy YMCA Childcare Centre and Somerset Child Care are two daycare centres within the community.

    The Calgary YMCA offers professional childcare provided by qualified and experienced caregivers. YMCA helps build every child’s social and physical foundational skills.

    Somerset Child Care offers the same level of care, with caring and attentive staff to look after your child in a clean, healthy, and safe environment.

  3. How long will it take me to get to the city centre?

    You can get to the city center via three routes. The shortest route (39.5 km) is via AB-201, which will take you approximately 25 minutes.

    The Macleod Trail SE route is shorter in the distance (about 20 km) but will take you about three minutes longer.

    The AB-201 and Macleod Trail route to the city center is the longest (30 Km) and will take about 30 minutes.

  4. Which is the nearest recreation centre?

    South Fish Creek Recreation Association (Cardel Rec South) in the Shawnessy Shopping Centre on Shawville Boulevard SE is the closest recreation centre. The centre is within the Somerset community and offers a wide range of recreational activities. The association provides educational programs as well. Cardel Rec South also hosts the Shawnessy Library and Shawnessy YMCA.

    The world-famous Spruce Meadows Equestrian facility is not very far from the neighbourhood for those who love riding. Spruce Meadows is a multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility that hosts some fine show jumping.

  5. Are there alternative grocery options like farmer’s markets or community gardens?

    CO-OP in Shawnessy Village is where to buy all your local produce, groceries, deli, bread, fresh meats, vegetables, and fruits. You don’t have to leave the comfort of your home to get fresh produce –shop online and then pick up your groceries from a nearby location or have them delivered to your home.

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