Southwood is a SW Calgary community that is well served by transit and all important amenities. Southwood real estate includes detached family homes as well as some condos. With fast access downtown, this quiet neighbourhood attracts Calgarians of all ages. See the listings for all the homes for sale in Southwood here, and read more about this SW Calgary neighbourhood below.
Located just to the east of Macleod Trail, Southhood offers extremely easy access to downtown and the north end of Calgary. Macleod Trail leads directly into downtown, and the Calgary Transit LRT line passes through downtown and up to the northwest, passing by both SAIT and the University of Calgary. There are two LRT stations in the community – Southland LRT station and Anderson LRT station. Transfers to other trains in downtown connects commuters with the west and northeast ends of the city.
Southwood is located south of Southland Drive and north of Anderson Road, and it is bisected by Elbow Drive. Southland real estate features a variety of single-family homes and condos. Nearby communities include Haysboro (to the north), Braeside (to the west) and Canyon Meadows (to the south).
With Macleod Trail nearby, all important amenities are not far. Many large retailers and services line both sides of the roadway. Southcentre Mall is just across Macleod Trail and can be quickly accessed with a pedestrian bridge that connects the community to the mall.
There is a public library within the community and a few schools, including Ethel M. Johnson School, Harold Panabaker School and Foundations for the Future Charter Academy. Southwood has an active community association, which hosts an annual street festival called Rhubarb Fest.
Southwood’s central location makes it ideal to access indoor and outdoor recreation. Southland Leisure Centre has pools, arenas and a climbing wall and is nearby. Fish Creek Park – Canada’s largest urban park – is not far away either. There are also a few golf courses nearby, including Maple Ridge Golf Course and Canyon Meadows Golf and County Club.
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