Infill Neighborhoods: A Guide to the Best Luxury Home Communities, St. Andrew's Heights

Nestled in the northwest corner of Calgary, St. Andrews Heights is a close-knit community with a prime location, and relatively quiet and serene surroundings -  making it an attractive option for those who seek the benefits of living in a city while enjoying a peaceful lifestyle in Calgary.


One of the best features of St. Andrews Heights is its location. It is situated on a hill overlooking the Bow River valley, with spectacular views of the river, the downtown skyline, and the Rocky Mountains. The neighborhood is bounded by Crowchild Trail to the west, Toronto Crescent to the south, 16th Avenue to the north, and 29th Street to the east. This location puts it within easy reach of the University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, and McMahon Stadium, making it an ideal choice for all sorts of families and individuals.


Many of the original homes were built in the mid-century modern style, featuring flat roofs, large windows, and clean lines. Real estate in St. Andrews Heights is highly sought-after, with a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums. Prices range from the mid-$500,000s to over $1 million, depending on the size, age, and location of the property. Many of the homes have been updated and renovated over the years, while others retain their original mid-century charm.


As mentioned, St. Andrews Heights is a close-knit community that values its natural surroundings and peaceful atmosphere. Residents enjoy easy access to the Bow River pathway system, which offers miles of scenic walking, running, and biking trails. The neighborhood also has a community center that hosts a variety of events and activities. In terms of schooling - the heights are home to the Maria Montessori Education Centre, providing a great educational option for families with children.


St. Andrews Heights is definitely a hidden gem in Calgary. With its accessible location, and strong sense of community, it is no wonder that so many people are eager to call this neighborhood home. If you are looking for a peaceful oasis in the heart of the city, St. Andrews Heights may be just what you are looking for.

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