Proximity to the Bow river and the new East Village of downtown is one of many attractions for Bridgeland-Riverside and Renfrew, which are among the most liveable communities in the city.

The heart of Calgary’s newly revitalized near east side is shaped not just by the ongoing East Village revitalization, but now also by the booming potential taking hold in nearby Bridgeland-Riverside and Renfrew.

A renaissance of renewal is transforming these communities, led by the work of outstanding builders specializing in original design, such as Red Tree Custom Homes.

Here is a snapshot of just some of the highlights:

The best of inner-city living

The communities immediately north east of downtown Calgary have completed substantial renewal in recent years and are now starting to flourish. Advantages include:

  • New layer of character-rich, luxury housing options
  • Established, close-knit, character communities
  • Growing best of Calgary restaurant scene
  • Unique shops, streets and amenities
  • Close to downtown, C-Train, airport access
  • Numerous schools, recreation areas, athletic facilities
  • Near to revitalized, trendy East Village

Bridgeland-Riverside, situated on the Bow river just north east of downtown, is one of Calgary’s oldest inner-city neighbourhoods that retains ample charm and history while blending a fresh energy and new array of development that makes it one of the most desirable and trendy locales in YYC.

Renfrew, the community immediately north, has benefitted tremendously from the flourish of new home development and related renewal, boasting the best of modern living amid tree lined character streets. A top location for getting around with quick access to Deerfoot Trail.

Amazing homes

The growing options in custom homes in these communities are among the best in the city – with the offerings from Red Tree Custom Homes among the leading choices.

A great example of the rising number of custom luxury options is newly listed 716 Bridge Crescent NE. This remarkable Bridgeland home, built by Red Tree, offers just over 4,400 sqft of function living quarters with 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.

It boasts sweeping views of downtown from the master bedroom and patio, along with 14-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows that open the space to ample natural light. All in a modern, open layout with numerous high-end finishings and additional features that must be seen.

Enjoying these communities

Sam’s picks: There are simply too many great options to list. But to name just a few . . . . check out: Shiki Menya (handmade noodles are excellent); Blowers & Grafton (opening soon featuring Halifax street food and drink) and Luke’s Drug Mart (historic corner store now with a unique combination of records, coffee, gifts and convenience).

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Contact me anytime to learn more about the real estate options in Bridgeland, Renfrew and other great Calgary communities.