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55 Woodlark Drive Sw
Wildwood, Calgary, Alberta
- 3 Beds
- 3 Baths
- 1,585 Square FT
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Wildwood, Calgary, Alberta
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209 Windermere Road Sw
Wildwood, Calgary, Alberta
- 4 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 1,160 Square FT
Wildwood is a well-established neighbourhood in Calgary's southwest quadrant. It’s one of the older communities in the area and has been around much longer than some of the newer ones such as West Springs. It’s situated on the top of the Bow River bluff and provides spectacular views to residents from anywhere in the neighbourhood.
Edworthy Park, an important natural park in Calgary, and the Bow River border it to the north. On the eastern end, it is bordered by the Spruce Cliff neighbourhood at 38th Avenue SW, and on the south side, it is bordered by Bow Trai. The location is perfect for families who need easy access to the city but who also enjoy exploring the great outdoors.
Wildwood is a small inner-city community located about 5 kilometres west of the downtown area. The majority of the residences are post-war bungalows, with some later construction mixed in. Many of these older homes have been refurbished or completely redeveloped since their construction in the 1950s.
Because of its magnificent views of the Bow River Valley and the Canadian Rockies, the Wildwood community has remained a popular spot to live. The neighbourhood remains a highly attractive place to live because of the amenities and services available in the vicinity.
Wildwood Real Estate News
Wildwood is a beautiful area to live in and a wonderful community to raise a family. Much of this is thanks to the locals' welcoming and optimistic attitude. The extremely active Community Association contributes significantly to the community's high standard of living. The Association has contributed to the protection and improvement of Wildwood through a variety of activities and initiatives over the years.
Wildwood REALTOR® Tour of the Neighbourhood
Take a tour of Wildwood 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 community of Spruce Cliff.
Community Established 1956
Wildwood is positioned on the plateau bordering the Bow River and Edworthy Park. Luxury homes listed on Wildwood overlooking the valley enjoy natural river views and scenic treed Edworthy Park. The Calgary bike path weaves through Edworthy and connects to the Bow River bike trail system. This community of properties offer proximity to the downtown core and easy access to get out of town and into the mountains.
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Amenities in Wildwood — Live, Work, & Play
Mountains and parks —
Wildwood is based on the plateau of the Bow River Valley and also offers unmatched views of the Canadian Rockies. Edworthy Park is also only a short walk away and can be easily accessed from anywhere in the neighbourhood.
The residents of the community can enjoy a simple walk along one of its tree-lined streets or spend time at Edworthy Park. Outdoor and adventure enthusiasts can also benefit from the easy access to all areas of the Rockies.
Banff National Park has over 1,000 kilometres of great hiking and biking trails, providing a plethora of leisure opportunities. It has several facilities such as ski-resorts, golf courses, fly-fishing rivers and lakes, and hiking and cross-country ski trails within a 1-hour driving radius.
You can also enjoy the other locations in the Canadian Rockies including Jasper, Lake Louise, and the Kananaskis ski glacier. Most areas of the Rockies are open to visitors throughout the year and you can enjoy the various adventure activities offered at each location including skiing, trekking, and camping.
If you are not an adventurer but still want to enjoy nature, you can choose to spend time at Edworthy Park and take a walk through the magnificent Douglas Fir trail or the historic Lawrey Garden. The Park has many beautiful hiking trails. It also has off-leash areas where your pet can run and play freely.
Some other amenities you can enjoy around Wildwood include:
- Shopping at the Westbrook Mall that hosts over 70 businesses including Safeway, Wal-Mart, professional health services, banks, and more.
- Shopping, dining, and entertainment available in the Beltline and city centre.
- Access the amenities offered at the Canada Olympic Park including sports such as skiing, skating, and hockey, fitness training, personal training and physiotherapy.
- Enjoy the facilities at the Wildwood community association including various sports, yoga, dance programs, and childcare facilities.
General feel and vibe — What's it like living in Wildwood?
The residents of Wildwoods enjoy a peace and quiet that is rarely found anywhere else. The community has many streets lined with trees that were planted when the neighbourhood was first established in the 1950s. it’s perfect for taking a stroll through the community after a day’s hard work or to just spend some leisure time with family. The easy access to Edworthy Park only adds to the laid-back charm of this neighbourhood.
Avenue Magazine Rankings
- Overall rank for Best Neighbourhood: 132
- WalkScore: 31
- TransitScore: 46
- Parks and green space points: 23
- Public recreation facility access points: 33
- Restaurant access points: 1
Interesting Facts about Wildwood
Schools In or Near Wildwood
There are several public, private, and Catholic schools that offer elementary, middle, and high school programs close to Valley Ridge.
- Wildwood School
- Westgate 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 Jr/Sr High School
- North Point School for Boys
Wildwood was first settled in 1883 and developed by the city in the 1950’s. Wildwood is situated on a plateau overlooking the Bow River. It is also next to the Edworthy Park that was named after Edworthy, one of Calgary's first residents.
Wildwood had a population of 2,598 people living in 1,056 homes in the 2012 municipal census, increasing 0.6% from its 2011 population of 2,582
In 2000, the typical household income in this neighbourhood was $74,415, and 9.9% of families were considered low-income. Immigrants made up 13.4% of the population in 2000.
Condominiums or flats accounted for 0.9% of the structures, and 10.7% of the housing was rented. The remaining properties were occupied by their owners.
The community's median age is 43.2 years, with 2.5 persons per family and an equal gender ratio of 50% male and female residents.
17% of Wildwood residents are over the age of 65, compared to 10% for the rest of Calgary.
FAQs about Wildwood Real Estate and Neighborhood
Where can I get groceries?
Groceries and all other daily necessities are easily accessible within the community. You can stock up on groceries and pantry items at Nature’s Jewel Food Inc that is located within the community or head to the nearest Safeway which is only a few minutes away.
Is childcare available?
The community association offers childcare facilities along with other services to Wildwood residents. Apart from this, there are many other day-care and before/after school childcare services within the community, too.
Is there a gym?
Barre Body Studio is located within the Wildwood community. There are also private trainers and boot camps available.
Is there a pool?
Residents can access the pool at the Killarney Aquatic and Recreation Centre along with all the other facilities they offer. It’s only a short drive away by car via the Bow trail.
What’s the closest hospital?
Foothills Medical Centre is the nearest hospital and provides a wide range of healthcare services including a 24-hour emergency department.