Springbank Hill is country-estate living within the city limits. This affluent neighbourhood in Calgary West features multi-million-dollar executive-style homes with a more affordable selection of single-family homes available for under the million-dollar mark. There are also ample, moderately priced apartment-style condominium developments and villa bungalow communities. This highly diverse community of 10,000 people is laid on a gentle slope between 17 Ave SW and Highway 8, west of 69 St SW to the edge of the city. Springbank Hill includes the sub-communities of Springborough, the Summit of Montreux, Timberline Estates, The Slopes and Elmont. Prior to becoming part of the City of Calgary, there were hobby farms and acreages in Springbank Hill which have been assimilated and incorporated into the fabric of the neighbourhood. Most single-family homes are on narrow, deep lots with some of the luxury product situated on half-acre lots with commanding western views. Read More...
The neighbourhood was part of the Springbank rural area in Rocky View County until the mid-1990s when it was annexed to Calgary. The natural topography and wonderful woodlands have been preserved and enhanced by homeowners and the community association which promotes excellence in landscaping.
Springbank Hill offers plenty of choice, from tidy condo units priced under $300,000 to single-family homes on narrow but deep lots priced between $500,000 and $900,000. Calgary’s finest custom-home builders have produced spectacular estate-homes in Springbank Hill that take full advantage of half-acre hill-side lots and views of the mountains. New home buyers in the luxury home market will find custom homes with 4,000 to 5,000 square feet of living space with multiple bedrooms and amenities such as a chef’s kitchen, wine storage, media rooms and triple-car garages. The average home price in Springbank Hill is $1.5 million. The are still a very small selection of lots available in the community to build on.
This is a quiet community, set back from major arteries yet instantly accessible. Highway 8 will soon connect with Stoney Trail and commuters can still be in city centre in under half an hour. The LRT stops at 69 St and 17 Ave SW in the north east corner of the neighbourhood.
Families enjoy the Westside Rec Centre and can also access the facilities at Mount Royal University, just 10 minutes east of Springbank Hill. There are also four prestigious golf courses close by.
Nearby parks include Griffith Woods, North Glenmore Park and Glenmore Athletic Park. Wildlife spottings are an every day occurrence in Springbank Hill. Residents have learned to live in harmony with moose, deer, coyotes, skunks and bobcats.
Nearby shopping centres include West Hills, Signal Hill and Aspen Landing with Chinook Centre just 10 minutes east by car.
There’s a very engaged community association in Springbank Hill that promotes minor sports and resident involvement, keeping home owners apprised of civic issues. The association also holds a gardening competition every summer. It also operates a community garden for members.
There are any great public, private and separate schools close to Springbank Hill. Battalion Park in Signal Hill, Glenbrook Elementary School, John Costello, and Holy Name for Catholic French Immersion education. Junior high students have bus service to A.E. Cross Junior High or may choose St. James or Bishop Pinkham. Earnest Manning Senior High School is in the neighbourhood and separate students attend Bishop Carroll which is next door to Mount Royal University. Several highly rate private schools are virtually next door to the community, like Webber Academy and Rundle College. Ambrose University College, a Christian post-secondary school, is in Springbank Hill.