Amazing Arbour Lake

Friday, July 13th at 3:10pm

Tour of Arbour Lake NW Calgary
Life by The Lake – So Many Reasons to Call Arbour Lake Home

As Northwest Calgary’s only lake community, Arbour Lake is not only one of the areas most unique communities, it is one of the city’s most sought after districts.

Arbour Lake Calgary is a great place to live
Accessible Arbour Lake

A mature community of 25+ years, The community takes it’s name from the Newport Beach California enclave of the same name. On visiting the scenic Alberta version of Arbour Lake, you will realize it wears the name very well.

Something For Everyone

Besides the stunningly beautiful lake area, there are plentiful parks, paths and natural areas. These areas are ideal for active pursuits like softball, baseball and soccer, as well as an outdoor workout area. But with quiet pathways weaving there way through the entire neighbourhood, a relaxing walk or hike can be enjoyed as well.

The hallmark of all these natural areas are the stunning vistas that they afford residents, and as our video illustrates, sunset is a wonderful time to enjoy the many views that will leave you in awe.

Connected & Convenient

While tucked into the rolling southern Alberta hills, Arbour Lake provides easy access to the rest of the city and downtown, which is one of the views it provides. Bus and C-Train service are excellent and accessible to communities around the district and the wide variety of shops, service and dinning options in the Crowfoot area, but to malls in the northwest quadrant.

The following are informational community links that you may find useful. If you are considering a move to Arbour Lake, Kelly McKelvie and the team of McKelvie Group Realtors are happy to help you find the perfect home in area, from apartment condo, townhome, single family homes to estate style, every option is available to you.

Arbour Lake Community Links:
Arbour Lake Community Association
Calgary Transit
Crowfoot Crossing & Shopping Directory
Cineplex Odeon
Calgary Library-Crowfoot Branch
Home opportunities in Arbour Lake
Melcor YMCA

Majestic Royal Oak NWYYC

Saturday, June 23rd at 5:07pm

Focus on Royal Oak Northwest Calgary Alberta
Accessible, Natural, Wonderful – Northwest Calgary’s Royal Oak


The great community of Royal Oak Calgary Alberta
A Brief Overview of All That Calgary’s Royal Oak Has to Offer

Although it shares some amenities and natural features with it’s sister community Rocky Ridge, Royal Oak in northwest Calgary is a unique and awe-inspiring neighbourhood.
Set in the gently rolling hills that make up this elevated district, the beauty of the neighbourhood is many faceted.

Something For Everyone

Not only are there plentiful pathways and green-spaces and large open parks, but one need only to glance at a map of the area to realize that it is also blessed with ponds and wetland habitats. A walk through the community is an opportunity to forget that you are even in an urban environment. Peaceful and tranquil trails throughout Royal Oak are only interrupted by stunning vistas that give this neighbourhood a special if not other-worldly charm.

While Royal Oak is filled with amazing views, it also has a practical nature that makes it a favourite among residents.
It’s access to the rest of Calgary is an asset that cannot be understated. Bordered on four sides by Country Hills Boulevard, Stoney Trail, Rocky Ridge Road and Crowchild Trail, make the community an ideal place to live providing easy access by personal vehicle or bus and C-Train service.

Schools, parks, community centre (residents have access to the Rocky Ridge Community recreation centre and park area) and the new Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge are stellar assets that make this northwest district a wonderful place to live and raise a family.

Dinning, shopping and services are abundant in Royal Oak. From the Royal Oak Centre anchored by the likes of Walmart, London Drugs, Sobey’s, the area is also home to many great spots to eat, drink and meet friends.

The strip mall at the corner of Rocky Ridge Road and Royal Oak Drive NW, offers popular shops and services with Cafe Fresco, a veterinary clinic, daycare and more.

Royal Oak and Rocky Ridge are well served by the C-Train station that can get you downtown and all point in Calgary quickly and conveniently.

It is hard to believe that so much has grown in this are since only 1998. There is every type of home option available, from apartment condo to estate home. Come and see the community for yourself, it’s very easy to get to, but really hard to leave.

Royal Oak Community INFO-LINKS:
Royal Oak School
William D. Pratt School
Calgary Transit
Shane Homes YMCA
Community Association
Homes Available in Royal Oak

Rocky Ridge NWYYC: Community Focus

Friday, June 15th at 4:45pm


Rocky Ridge in Calgary Alberta is a great community
Calgary’s Rocky Ridge- A definite High Point

Rocky Ridge in Northwest Calgary is a beautiful mature community filled with stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and the rest of the city. As our video illustrates, it brings it’s residents everything their lifestyle needs and wants. From access to Schools, shopping, downtown Calgary and is gateway to the mountains. Rocky Ridge has plentiful green spaces, pathways, wetlands that offer relaxing environments and a home shared by wildlife.

Rocky Ridge Calgary is one of the best communities in Calgary. Call Kelly McKelvie NW YYC Home Expert
Rocky Ridge is the highest point in the city of Calgary

Rocky Ridge Ranch Community Centre
Rocky Ridge/Royal Oak Community Association
Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge
Rocky Ridge Transit
Rocky Ridge Schools
Rocky Ridge Home Opportunities

Incredible Crestmont

Friday, June 8th at 12:31pm

Crestmont is a beautiful SW Calgary Community
The Amazing & Beautiful Community of Crestmont

Nestled in the southwest end of Calgary, the Qualico master-planned community of Crestmont has easy access to all amenities. From golf in Valley Ridge, recreation at Canada Olympic Park, shopping at Market Mall, you’re just down the road from downtown or the Rocky Mountains too.

The community is peaceful and private, providing a wonderful natural place to enjoy. Parks, pathways and green space make up over 30% of this unique and inviting environment. The Community Hall is another great reason why residents love their community.

The info graphic (below) illustrates why having Crestmont as a home base is a great asset to you and your family’s lifestyle.

Crestmont is close to everything

Here are a few links with more information:
Crestmont Community Association
Calgary Transit
Valley Ridge Golf
Qualico Communities
Crestmont Home Opportunities

Citadel NWYYC: Community Snapshot

Saturday, June 2nd at 7:35pm

Citadel Northwest Calgary Community Overview
Northwest Community Overview Series- Citadel
Citadel in Calgary is a great place to live

The popular community of Citadel in northwest Calgary has been a popular community since it’s creation in 1993.

It’s hallmarks are open spaces, parks, paths and creative spaces that make it worthy of the definition of the word. Within the district you will find every home style option, from luxury homes bordering overlooking the Hamptons golf course to multi-family units for first-time home buyers or empty-nesters, as well as everything in between.

Citadel is home to two elementary schools: Citadel Park Elementary School (K-4) and St. Brigid Catholic School (K-9).

The community’s excellent access to all points in the city is another huge plus. Service by the 199 Calgary Transit bus route, it also has the major road arteries of Country Hills Drive, Sarcee and Stoney Trail making it an ideal hub and home base.
Citadel, like most northwest communities, is very well served by having a variety of both popular shops and services close at hand in the community, in addition to unique businesses that are destinations for residents.
We hope you enjoy our NWYYC Community focus series, call or email The McKelvie Group if you require any additional information about the communities we live in, work in and know intimately.

Citadel LINKS:

Citadel Community Association
Citadel Homes
Calgary Transit- Citadel