Just a ten-minute walk from downtown Calgary is the NW community of Sunnyside. It is located on the north side of the Bow River along Memorial Drive. With many types of beautiful houses and condos, Sunnyside is one of Calgary’s most sought after neighbourhoods. Browse all the homes and condos for sale in Sunnyside here, and learn more about what makes Sunnyside special below.
Sunnyside is a NW neighbourhood in Calgary located just north of downtown. It is not only within a walkable distance to downtown, but also to SAIT, the Bow River pathway and the many shops and restaurants along Kensington Road. The community is located north of the Bow River, and it is bounded by 10 Street West on the western border, Centre Street on the eastern side, Memorial Drive on the southern border and a large hill (McHugh Bluff) to the north.
As one of Calgary’s oldest neighbourhoods (it was established in 1904), Sunnyside real estate includes character houses, modern redevelopments, attached homes and a few condos, both large and small. Communities nearby include Rosedale, Crescent Heights and Hillhurst.
The main access roads into Sunnyside are 10 Street West (which connects to downtown) and Memorial Drive (which travels east-west, connecting directly to Crowchild Trail and Deerfoot Trail). There is also great transit access, with an LRT station located on the western side of the community. Calgary Transit also runs a shuttle bus service through Sunnyside.
Within Sunnyside is a school, natural foods market and coffeeshop. The Calgary Curling Club is also located in the neighbourhood. Nearby is the shopping and dining district of Kensington, which has many shops, boutiques, restaurants, a tea shop and more. There is also a community association that hosts events and a year-round farmers’ market.
There are many great parks nearby Sunnyside. Not only is it nearby the Bow River pathway network, but it is just across the river from Prince’s Island Park. Riley Park is just across 10 Street West, and McHugh Bluff Park offers the best scenic views of downtown.
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