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743 45 Street Sw
Westgate, Calgary, Alberta
- 3 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 887 Square FT
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Westgate, Calgary, Alberta
- 2 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 1,145 Square FT
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205, 550 Westwood Drive Sw
Westgate, Calgary, Alberta
- 2 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 1,296 Square FT
Westgate is an inner-city neighbourhood located in the Southwest quadrant of the city of Calgary. The majority of Westgate is residential but a few businesses owned by locals are strewn across the neighbourhood.
It is located in Calgary's west zone, with Bow Trail to the north, 45 Street to the east, 17 Avenue to the south, and Sarcee Trail to the west. It shares a great bond with the neighbouring Rosscarrock community. Both the Westgate and Rosscarrock communities also enjoy various natural retreats including the Edworthy Park, Glendale Meadows, and the Bow River Valley. The communities also share many sports spaces and activities at their respective community centres.
It is one of Calgary's most diverse neighbourhoods, with a variety of age groups, family structures, and economic backgrounds. Westgate homeowners represent Calgary's recent influx of immigrants and urbanisation. The majority of the housing units are single-family houses, which appeal to young families that want to be close to retail, dining, and other services. For this reason, it’s an ideal community for families that want to be close to all the urban amenities and transportation routes.
Westgate Real Estate News
Westgate is a prime location in the city of Calgary with quick and easy access to downtown Calgary, public and private transportation via 17 Avenue and the Bow and Sarcee Trails. Many residents chose this neighbourhood for its location and peaceful atmosphere which is a combination rarely found in Calgary.
Westgate REALTOR® Tour of the Neighbourhood
Take a tour of Westgate 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 Rosscarrock, Wildwood and Spruce Cliff.
Community Established 1957
Westgate is situated on a bluff on the west side of the City of Calgary. The properties in this section of real estate is conveniently located in the corner of Bow Trail and Sarcee Trail. Westgate offers natural outdoor activities to homeowners at Glendale Meadows and Edworthy Park with the Bow River running through it.
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Amenities in Westgate — Live, Work, & Play
Golf Course, Parks, Shopping —
When it comes to being active in the community, Westgate residents enjoy a variety of alternatives, such as the Nicholls Family Library at Westbrook Station, the Shaganappi Golf Course, and the Killarney Pool.
On the back 9, Shaganappi Point, which overlooks the Bow River's south bank, you will find spectacular vistas of downtown Calgary. Their two shorter golf courses, located only minutes from downtown Calgary, provide enjoyable and challenging holes. A licenced snack bar and basic golf equipment are available in the clubhouse.
The neighbourhood also features a bustling community centre with activities including curling, painting courses, community soccer, ukulele lessons, and a kids shinny hockey league.
Westgate's accessibility to entertainment, shops, and restaurants is one of its most appealing features. The Beltline district, which contains the city centre and 17 Avenue commercial areas, is located immediately to the east. Closer to home, there's Westbrook Mall, which has over 70 stores and services, including a supermarket.
Just south of Westgate is the Optimist Athletic Park, which hosts soccer, softball, lacrosse, and football games. The Edworthy Park is also close by and is located in a valley along the Bow River.
Some other amenities you can enjoy around Westgate include:
- Shopping at the Westland Centre
- Shopping at the Strathcona Square Shopping Centre which is open 24 hours.
- Enjoy Lawrey Gardens and the magnificent Douglas Fir trail at Edworthy Park.
- Enjoy off-leash time with your pet at one of the many hiking and walking trails of Edworthy Park.
- Participate in one of the programs hosted by the Community Association of Westgate including sports, creative, and volunteering opportunities.
- Swimming at the heated pool and dive tank at the Killarney Aquatic and Recreation Centre.
General feel and vibe — What's it like living in Westgate?
Westgate has an urban atmosphere thanks to its central location, which is only minutes away from shopping and dining options. On the other hand, the neighbourhood beautiful treelined streets, giving it a serene suburban feel. Westgate offers the best of both worlds, which is one of the reasons it appeals to people of all ages and lifestyles.
It is an ideal location for families and is close to all the urban amenities needed for day-to-day life.
Avenue Magazine Rankings
- Overall rank for Best Neighbourhood: 154
- WalkScore: 31
- TransitScore: 55
- Parks and green space points: 5
- Public recreation facility access points: 23
- Restaurant access points: 29
Interesting Facts about Westgate
Schools In or Near Westgate
There are several public, private, and Catholic schools that offer elementary, middle, and high school programs close to Valley Ridge.
- Westgate School
- Wildwood School
- Glenmeadows School
- Killarney School
- Vincent Massey School
- Ernest Manning High School
- École de la Rose Sauvage
- Langevin School
- St. Michael School
- Holy Name French Immersion
- École Ste-Marguerite-Bourgeoys
- St. Margaret School
- St. Mary’s High School
- Rundle College Elementary School
- Rundle College Jr/Sr High School
Westgate, Calgary was founded in 1957 after being annexed to the City of Calgary in 1956. According to the 2016 Census of Canada, the building of Westgate properties began before 1960 and continued until 1990, while only a few residences were added after that.
The community association of Westgate was established on March 2, 1959.
The community had a population of 3,172 people living in 1,334 homes in the 2012 municipal census, up 2.3% from the previous year's population of 3,101
In 2000, the typical household income in this neighbourhood was $54,309, with 10.4% of families considered low-income.
Immigrants made up approximately 14.2% of the population in 2000. Condominiums or flats accounted for 14.6% of the construction, while 24.3% of the housing was rented. The remaining properties were occupied by their owners.
The community's median age is 40.7 years, with 2.5 persons per family and an almost equal gender ratio of 50% male and female residents.
FAQs about Westgate Real Estate and Neighborhood
How long can I get to the airport?
The shortest route to Calgary airport is via 14 St SW and is approximately 32 minutes away by car. Public transport is also easily accessible but can take a minimum of 1 hour 30 minutes.
How long will it take me to get downtown?
Downtown Calgary is only five minutes away from the Westgate community by car. It can also be easily accessed on foot or via public transport.
Is there public transit available?
Westgate is very well-connected to all transport routes and is only a few kilometres away from the city centre. You can access your daily commute by car or via public transport which is within walking distance from anywhere within Westgate.
Is there any childcare available?
There are many before and after-school and day-care facilities for children available within the Westgate community.
Where is the closest mall?
The Westbrook Mall is the closest shopping centre and hosts more than 70 businesses including retail, dining, and others.