If you have been looking for a neighborhood that is great for your family but is also an easy commute to the city of Calgary?  Well here are a few factors to consider.

  • Chestermere is the closest community to Calgary.   A community of over 20,000 that surrounds a 750 acre lake with beaches, parks, you can swim, boat, waterski, and fish in.   As we are part of the Rocky View School Division we have great schools and services.  We are also serviced by the Calgary Catholic School Board and there is Prince of Peace Lutheran School between here and Calgary.
  • Minimal commute time  It only takes about 20 to 30 minutes to get to downtown Calgary.  Chestermere is 20 minutes from the Calgary Airport.  There are numerous industrial parks that are also close to  Chestermere.  Stoney Trail also makes getting to any area of the city a fast commute. Where is Chestermere. 
  • Chestermere has rush hour transportation via Calgary Transit Check here for schedule
  • Parks and public beaches

There are three public beaches for the family to enjoy.  Try a picnic or a barbecue.

Chestermere has great bike paths and a bike park and skateboard park.

From the city of  Chestermere you can ride your bike along the canal all the way to Calgary.  There are pathways that run along the canals and ponds in Chestermere. Chestermere bike park video.

Quality schools in the neighborhood

Lake Chestermere is part of the Rocky View School Division and the Calgary Catholic School District, which gives you the choice of enrolling your kids in public schools or in separate schools. Prince of Peace is a Charter school that is nearby.  There are also play schools and day care within the town that can help you look after your young tots.  Lake Chestermere Schools.

Your choice of builders and new home sites.  If you want a new home there are plenty of options for you in Chestermere.  Chestermere has homes backing onto the lake, ponds and canals that run through the city.

After School Activities.

Martial Arts, Dance, Fitness Classes, hockey, soccer, ringette there is a community centre that arranges family events throughout the year.  There are sailing programs offered by The Calgary Yacht club which operates out of Chestermere.  Camp Chestermere also offers summer programs for the kids.

Medical, Dental, Physio, Chiropractic, Medical Lab, Family Support.

In  Chestermere you can get into see a Doctor on the same day.  There are three medical clinics that are taking new patients.  There is a medical lab in town, two chiropractic clinics, two physio clinics, an acupuncturist.  Family support is provided by the town and the public health clinic. Lake Chestermere Medical.

Shopping in Chestermere

East Hills Shopping Centre is just 5 minutes away and it has a Walmart and Costco as major tenants.  There are 56 businesses located here.  There are two major grocery stores in Chestermere.  Safeway and No Frills in town.  There is a Cobbs Bakery, A Dollarama, A consignment store, and a variety of other businesses in town.

24% of Chestermere residents are university educated.  Who lives in Chestermere.

There are a wide variety of homes in Chestermere.  Lakefront homes are running from around $700k for a cabin or lakefront lot, $850k can get you a lakefront home that you can enjoy year around.  The highest lakefront sale since 2007 just sold for over 2 million.  Many new homes will be going up around the lake this year as many lakefront lots have sold this year.

Chestermere Condos.  There are apartment, townhouses and villas for sale in Chestermere.

View all  homes for sale in Chestermere on MLS.

There are new communities opening up in Chestermere and you can have a single family home in the Low $400k range.  Resale homes in Chestermere offer incredible value, with most selling for below replacement value.  The older the home (1990+) the bigger the lot and the closer to the lake.

Doug McKay has been helping buyers and seller’s in Chestermere since 1993.  He has been a Chestermere resident since 1991. when the population of Chestermere was just 900 people.   He has watched Chestermere grow and prosper.  There now  are  playgrounds in every community, we have great roads, newer schools, medical services and you can get most everything you need without experiencing Calgary traffic. Doug McKay is licensed with RE/MAX Mountain View in Calgary Calgary.  Us sailing on Chestermere Lake

We have seen the communities of Lakeside Greens, Lakeview Landing, West Creek, Westmere, Chesterview Estates, The Cove and Kinniburgh develop.  Showhomes are open in Kinniburgh, Westmere, Chelsea, Dawson’s Landing and Waterford.  We are looking forward to the amenities that Chelsea and Dawson’s Landing will bring such as more schools, and a new recreation center . The show homes are open in these communities and Chestermere is  undergoing a growth spurt again.  While Calgary is feeling the pain of fewer building sites available, Chestermere is ready to fill the gap.  Great homes in beautiful communities are available now!  You can secure a lot now!

We have seen the rate of sale increase substantially in late 2020 and more so in 2021.  The Benchmark price for Chestermere year over year was up 1% in January and 7.2% in February.  This means that the higher priced homes are selling.  As of the end of February there was 3.66 months of supply.  This is a very healthy market to sell in.  More homes should come on the market towards spring, as they always do.

We would love to answer any of your questions about Chestermere.  Call Doug at 403-975-1776.


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