Steps away from the excitement of 17 Avenue South is the quiet neighbourhood of Bankview. Homes for sale in Bankview include everything from single family homes to townhomes to modern apartments. Here are the current Bankview real estate listings. Learn more about this inner-city community below.
Bankview is a SW Calgary neighbourhood located south of 17 Avenue South and west of 14 Street West. It is similar to the community of Sunalta (located across 17 Avenue) and Richmond (located to the west). Other nearby neighbourhoods include South Calgary, Upper Mount Royal and the Beltline.
Bankview real estate features a variety of properties, from detached homes to condos. With a mixture of original properties and infills, there is a variety of ages of homes. The majority of the properties in Bankview are condos and apartments.
Originally established in 1908, Bankview has a long history in Calgary. Before being part of the City of Calgary, Bankview was used for farming and ranching. During the post-World War II boom, Bankview was redeveloped to include more condos.
Now Bankview is a quiet neighbourhood nearby many exciting amenities. 17 Avenue South has blocks of unique shops, restaurants and nightlife. It has been called the “Red Mile” for hosting thousands of Calgary Flames fans during the 2004 playoffs. Downtown is either a 5-minute drive or a short walk. Many Calgary Transit buses travel along 17 Avenue and 14 Street and connect directly to the city core.
Within the community are a variety of parks, including a few tennis courts. As Bankview sits on the side of a hill, pathways for pedestrians and cyclists offer connections between streets. There are many scenic lookout points that offer views of nearby downtown. There is an active community association in the community.
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