Tuscany is an affluent, sought-after residential community located in Calgary, Alberta's north-west quadrant of the city. Established in 1994 and named after the beautiful region of Tuscany, Italy. With views of the magnificent Rocky Mountains to the west and overlooking the Bow River Valley to the south. The benefits of amenities located right in the Tuscany Market, where you will find an assortment of shops, restaurants, and services. Tuscany has a vibrant energy, real sense of community, and feels like a town on its own.
One of Calgary's largest communities by population. In the City of Calgary's 2016 municipal census, Tuscany had a population of 19,790 living in 6,495 dwellings, with a median total household income (before tax) in 2015: $139,488, with 72% of residents having their post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree. The demographic make-up of residents in Tuscany is primarily young families with school-aged children and young, professional couples wanting a suburban lifestyle in a neighborhood that's not too far out from the inner city.
Tuscany homes are mostly detached single-family homes, but there are also a few upgrade seniors' residences, condos, and townhomes throughout all of Tuscany and executive homes for the working professionals. Average home prices are in the $500,000s, and the average condo prices are in the $300,000s.
The Calgary north-west family-friendly community of Tuscany is situated on the western edge of the city, yet only a short commute from downtown. Tuscany is served by Calgary Transit, with direct downtown service and LRT Station.
Along with Tuscany's central market, a short 10-minute car ride away at Crowfoot Crossing, Tuscany residents can enjoy excellent shopping, many dining and food options, a movie theatre, and the YMCA, with the mall containing some 350 stores.
There are several parks, ball and soccer fields, and Tuscany's natural ravine system, perfect for mountain biking. Pathways throughout, with the bonus of the Twelve Mile Coulee, which winds its way along the community's edge.
The Tuscany Club is an exclusive, multi-purpose 16,000 square foot recreational facility with a recreation programmer, providing residents with four seasons of activities right in their backyard. Just a short distance away is Winsport, the former Olympic Winter Games facility. And several golf courses.
There is a Fire Station located right in the centre of the community that serves four north-west communities with over 30,000 people: Tuscany, Rocky Ridge, Scenic Acres, and Arbour Lake. The building's design includes social spaces like the outdoor public fitness facility, bookable community meeting rooms, and satellite offices for city employees.
Located right in the Tuscany community are two public elementary schools, Eric Harvie School, Tuscany Elementary School, and a middle school, Twelve Mile Coulee School. The Catholic school of St. Basil welcomes both Elementary and Junior High school students.
Varsity Acres and Dalhousie Elementary Schools provide immersion programs in both French and Spanish. High Schools serving the Tuscany community include Bowness High School, William Aberhart and St. Francis.