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|Avg. house price:||$851,244|
|Avg. condo price:||$449,650|
|Avg. house rent:||$2000/mo|
|Avg. condo rent:||$2500/mo|
|Closest LRT station:||Sultana Station|
|Distance to Downtown:||2.34 km|
|Distance to Foothills Hosp.:||2.14 km|
|Distance to Market Mall:||4.67 km|
|Distance to SAIT:||1.86 km|
|Distance to U of C:||3.16 km|
|Distance to MRU:||4.93 km|
West Hillhurst located in Calgary's inner-city northwest quadrant is ranked 2nd in Calgary's Best Neighbourhoods survey by Avenue Magazine.
West Hillhurst offers a variety of amenities for everyone and every age. From shopping, restaurants, walking and bike paths, playgrounds, multiple bus routes, LRT, trendy coffee shops and pubs, are just to name a few. What this community lacks, its neighboring communities are happy to contribute to West Hillhurst's popularity with both residents and visitors alike.
It is situated along the nroth bank of the Bow River and just across the Crowchild Trail bridge to downtown Calgary. It is bordered by the communities of Hillhurst, Parkdale, St. Andrews Heights and Briar Hill to the north. Centrally located, it is under 5 km from the University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, Foothills Hospital, Market Mall, SAIT, shops of Kensington, downtown and just a few more minutes to shops and restaurants along 17th Ave!
West Hillhurst is rated with a walkscore of 60 out of 100 making it "somewhat walkable" because of the local bus routes, shops and restaurants all nearby. View more about this community's Walkscore at http://www.walkscore.com/score/West-Hillhurst-Calgary
In Curb Appeal, West Hillhurst was rated 3rd because of the mix of the older homes, infills and apartments, rich mature landscaping, small parks and proximity to the river.
Neighboring community of Hillhurst is also rated 3rd in the Top 5 Pedestrian-Friendly Neighbourhoods. It is within walking distance to downtown, the Bow River pathways and shops and restaurants of Kensington.
Sources: avenuecalgary.com, rentfaster.com, walkscore.com, creb.com