6 Of The Best Neighborhoods To Live In Airdrie

Airdrie has many amazing places to live inside of its city borders. Including several cornerstones that make it an amazing and safe place to raise a family in.

In this article, we are going to look at some of the best neighborhoods to live in Airdrie, and why you should think about moving to one of these great places the next time you are looking for a home in Airdrie.

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Bayside is situated closed to water with many canals ringing throughout the neighborhood. It is located near the western part of the city. It’s a tranquil area and is loved by the community for this reason. It is also known for having many walking and biking trails so you can get all the exercise you need without leaving the area and have scenic views all at the same time. Families particularly enjoy the area because of the freedom kids and dog walkers have to move throughout the neighborhood.

Bayside Amenities

Bayside also has several amenities either in the area or close by. There are several schools close by, and a shopping center located in the community. It’s only 25 minutes from the downtown core of Calgary, so if you can’t find what you are looking for in Airdrie, it’s only a short drive to the city center of Calgary to find what you are looking for.

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Kings Heights

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The neighborhood of King’s Heights is known for its decorative style throughout the parks and trails that sprawl the community. It is located in the southeastern part of the city. With many decorative stone archways and other landmarks that make the neighborhood extremely distinctive. The nature of King’s Heights is beautiful, with many lakefront properties available to give you an amazing feel for your new home. 

Kings Heights Amenities

The amenities of the area include the Kingsview Market Square with several great places to eat such as the Toad ‘n’ Turtle restaurant and Abe’s Diner. The shopping center also has a Save-On Foods, and Shoppers Drug Mart. The community is also close to both elementary, middle, and high school locations— your kids will always be close to home in King’s Heights.

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Cooper’s Crossing

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Cooper’s Crossing has always been a staple to Airdrie and is situated in the southwestern part of the city. It’s one of the finest neighborhoods the city has to offer and has continued to grow each and every year at an enormous rate. Loved by all sorts of people from families to bachelors, it’s a great place to start your experience in Airdrie. The green spaces in the area hold many beautiful elements and walking around the community it’s easy to see why so many people love this place.

Cooper’s Crossing Amenities

Some amenities in the area include a small shopping center in front of the St. Martin De Porres high school. It also has access to another shopping center with a Walmart, London Drugs, Burger King, Michael’s, and more!

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Thorburn is situated in the eastern part of the city. It is one of the older neighborhoods in Airdrie but still has many new additions to the area. You can find some of the finest homes in the city in Thorburn. It borders East Lake Park and is close to several schools and shopping centers.

Thorburn Amenities

Amenities are located close by including Meadowbrook Middle School and Bert Church High School. You can also enjoy the benefits of Genesis Place Recreation Center which is located right beside Bert Church High School. On top of that, there is also a theatre located inside the high school, allowing you to see fine arts productions just down the street from your home.

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The Canals

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The Canals is situated in the northwest part of Airdrie and is another popular neighborhood that families love to live in. As its name suggests, there are many canals that run throughout the neighborhood giving it a distinct look. Its walking and bike trails are filled with gorgeous scenery to look at on your morning exercises. There is also a large lake in the community’s center with several lakefront properties if that’s what you are looking for. 

The Canals Amenities

The amenities in the area include a small shopping center with the Bogey’s Pub, as well as a pizzeria, and Circle K. Across the street on 8th street is another shopping center with a Sobey’s, Original Joes Restaurant, Sophie’s Pizza, and several other amazing places to eat and shop. The area is also home to several schools such as Our Lady Queen of Peace, Ralph McCall, and C.W. Perry School.

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Sagewood is the neighboring community to The Canals and is home to many of the same benefits that its sister neighborhood has the benefit of. The Sagewood area has condos and single-family homes available for great prices. There are several outdoor areas and parks for you to entertain your family and friends and is a great area for children to grow up and play in.

Sagewood Amenities

It is further away from the same amenities that are near The Canals, but it is only a short drive down 1st ave to reach them. However, Sagewood is closer to the many schools in the area, so your family will only have a short walk/drive to get to any of them making it great for kids especially in winter.

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Airdrie is a spectacular place to live and raise a family. It’s a safe city with little violent crime and many different neighborhoods to choose from. From Kings Heights to The Canals, there is something for everyone in Airdrie. Many different shopping centers, amenities, and services are available across the city, so you won’t have to go far to get the things you need. Most communities are around 25 minutes from the downtown core of Calgary, so if you ever need to go to the big city, it will take no time at all compared to some of the other small towns and cities in the area. There is a reason people love Airdrie and why it was one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and across North America for several years.

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Derek is a top performing REALTOR® in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada. Aside from knowing the market, he uses his knowledge and experience in construction to help clients understand exactly what they’re in for when buying and selling real estate.


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