The South West of Calgary boasts a number of stunning neighbourhoods, with amazing real estate and valuable local amenities. Real estate in the South West can range in living style, size, price and much more. South West natural amenities, like Fish Creek Provincial Park, Edworthy Park, The Elbow River and The Bow River can make a lifestyle in the South West absolutely gorgeous and exciting. Other lifestyle benefits like unique businesses and restaurants, as well as a range of shopping centers, schools and more, showcase how this quadrant is perfect for any buyer demographic. These are 5 communities that best embody the most attractive aspects of South West Calgary.


The Beltline is considered to be the most attractive Calgary community by many. This community offers local business amenities that are hard to match elsewhere in the city. Bordered by 17th Avenue SW and 10th Avenue SW, the local shops in the Beltline range from some of the most high-class and high-quality restaurants and clothing boutiques, to some of the most innovative and fashionable businesses in the city. With no single-family homes, and a pure condo or apartment real estate sector, the Beltline perfectly appeals to it busy and working population. The centralized location, fast paced lifestyle benefits, high walkability, and amazing local amenities, make the Beltline one of the most sought after Calgary communities.

Downtown Commercial Core

Living in the downtown Core is an amazing opportunity for anyone. With stunning condos and apartments proving the real estate opportunities, the downtown core provides some of the most convenient and localized lifestyle benefits as well as many gorgeous rivers, mountain and city views. Retail amenities like Stephen Avenue, Bankers Hall, The CORE and more offer some of the largest concentration of shopping opportunities in any Calgary community. The Calgary Arts Common and Princes Island Park host and provide some of the most artistic Calgary festivals that can appeal to many buyers. The local amenities, beautiful real estate and rising property value all come together to make this South West community very attractive.


Before Bowness became a Calgary community in 1963, it was its own small town. This small town feel has held strong and creates a warm and cosy environment that Bowness resident enjoy. Bowness Park is an amazing long-standing Calgary landmark that draws numerous individual and families for swimming, picnicking, and skating in the respective seasons. This community is also valued for it’s close proximity to Trans Canada highway, WinSport Canada Olympic Park, as well as for its stunning mountain views. Coupled with these great amenities, are relatively affordable and large homes that make Bowness a beautiful community with a strong local culture.

Signal Hill

Signal Hill offers a range of housing options, prices, and local amenities that work in cooperation to take the community very sought after amongst Calgary buyers. With roughly two-thirds of the real estate available being single-family homes and two local shopping centers, the community can be ideal for families. Singles can enjoy the range of condo developments, variety of local restaurants and great walkways that surround Signal Hill. Signal Hill borders Sarcee Trail SW and has the 17th Avenue West LRT Station, which both provide fast and convenient travel throughout Calgary.


Southwood is an amenity rich community that offers high levels of community engagement. Local schools, businesses, restaurants, churches, walkways, parks and more showcase the immense range of amenities in Southwood. The real estate in Southwood is quite split down the middle in regards to single-family dwellings, and condos. The amenity variety, coupled with the real estate variety that Southwood offers, allows the community to appeal to a diverse range of buyers.

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