The North West of Calgary offers a range of property opportunities and great local amenities in nearly every community. Homes and condos in the North West range in build style, ages, interior designs, sizes and much more. North West Calgary communities have great cultures and many are recognized as some of the best family communities in Calgary. Many North West communities have access to Nose Hill Park, Calgary’s largest park. Other natural, business and lifestyle amenities all add to this section of Calgary’s great culture and buyer appeal. These 5 communities are often acknowledged as the most appealing in the North West.


Brentwood homes offer a great diversity of beautifully and largely renovated single-family homes, coupled with numerous condo developments. With Crowchild Trail, John Laurie Boulevard and Shaganappi Trail offering great travel opportunities, Brentwood residents enjoy efficient travel across Calgary. Brentwood provides residents with efficient access to many schools, including the University of Calgary and SAIT. The Brentwood Sportsplex and Nose Hill Park also close to this community, offering some of the best recreational opportunities in Calgary. It is easy to see how the amenities Brentwood can make it such an attractive community.

Arbour Lake

As the only lake community in the North West Arbour Lake can offer one of the most lavish lifestyles of any North West community. Local fitness studios, retail shops, grocery stores, restaurants and more help create a very desirable lifestyle associated with an Arbour Lake home. Real estate in Arbour Lake is nearly 70% made up of single-family homes that can provide lake access and stunning mountain views. Arbour Lake homes also provide efficient travel opportunities through Crowchild and Stoney Trail. The lifestyle benefits, gorgeous landscape and beautiful homes in Arbour showcase how it can be so sought after amongst Calgary buyers.


Hillhurst is one of the longest standing Calgary communities. Established in 1914, Hillhurst is a gorgeous North West community, filled with single-family homes, attached homes and condo developments. Hillhurst homes range in price, size, specific community location and more. Gorgeous parks and walkways make this community one of the most “walkable” Calgary communities. Local businesses, the Plaza Theatre, schools and other nearby amenities can make Hillhurst the ideal location for any buyer.


Sunnyside is a beautiful North West Calgary community that offers efficient access to Downtown Calgary, Princes Island Park, the Peace Bridge as well as several other local amenities. Homes in Sunnyside are mainly represented by condos and attached developments, though there are some gorgeous single-family homes that can appeal to buyers of any respective demographic. Memorial Drive NW and Centre Street N can provide efficient access to major Calgary roadways. The Sunnyside LRT station can also represent an effective travel option for Sunnyside residents.

Scenic Acres

The North West suburb community of Scenic Acres can appeal to families and single homebuyers alike. With over 9 tenths of the available property in Scenic Acres made of single-family homes, this community showcases a relaxed and quiet lifestyle. The Scenic Acres Community Association is very active and hosts a range of events, including a Spolumbo’s sponsored Stampede Breakfast. The community spans well over 4 square kilometers, yet only houses rightly 2,000 residents. This displays how this community has immense space for everyone and for future growth.

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