The sprawling West Springs neighbourhood in southwest Calgary is one of the city’s most desirable residential communities.

By Mario Toneguzzi


Located in the former East Springbank area under the Municipal District of Rockview, the area was annexed by the City of Calgary in 1995 and today it’s a busy, active community built around its schools, playing fields and parks.

Indeed, West Springs shouts family in a big way.

This is a community built around the schools and the playing fields. Watching the kids walk/ride/scoot to and from school or families gathering to watch a soccer or baseball game at 73rd St… West Springs shouts family.” – David Pellettier, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central)

West Springs, located at the western edge of the city, is bordered to the west by the acreages and estate homes of Springbank, Old Banff Coach Road to the north, Bow Trail to the south and 69th Street and Coach Hill Road to the east.

It’s still a relatively young community in the city compared to other areas and it’s still developing.

While the neighbourhood features single-detached homes, there’s also plenty of variety with townhomes and low-rise condos in West Springs - providing a different lifestyle choice for residents depending on their stage of life.

Nestled behind WinSport, formerly Canada Olympic Park, it’s a community with housing from starter homes to luxury, high-end properties. 

The neighbourhood feeds on its location of being in tune with nature. The view of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains in the distance highlights the natural habitat that is an integral part of this community.

With its numerous wetlands, parks, green spaces, and trees, West Springs is an ideal neighbourhood to enjoy the outdoors on a daily basis every month of the year. And nearby is the Paskapoo Slopes with its variety of wildlife in the natural grasslands, forests and ravines.

Accessibility is a huge bonus for residents living in the community. Old Banff Coach Road gives them ease of access heading west toward those majestic mountains as well as Kananaskis Country. The 85th Street corridor takes a person from north to south in the community quite quickly and beyond into the Aspen neighbourhood. Stoney Trail heading north and south to all parts of the city is within a short distance. And Bow Trail takes people downtown to the core of the city within minutes.

What truly makes this community stand out is the huge variety of amenities, shops, services and eateries, particularly along the 85th Street corridor. From big box grocery chains to smaller independent locally-owned shops, West Springs has everything a consumer needs. And it’s ideally situated only minutes away as well from the Aspen Landing Shopping Centre.

Why People Love West Springs

It’s the best area of town. Great communities, great location. And has grown over the years so that it now has a lot of services and amenities to compliment the easy downtown and mountains access.

– Kevin R, Resident

Bigger lots, bigger streets, schools. I wish if we had a community club like mahagony or if the rec is for westsiders only.

– Sandra G, Resident

West Springs is a tight knit community where people seem to know one another and look out for one another. Provides a sense of belonging.

– Eileen R, Resident

We have been in the community for over 22 yrs. What made us love it here is we’ve always felt safe, the amenities that have been and still being developed have made it a very walkable community. Where else can you be 20 minutes to downtown and 20 minutes to nature…

– Martin L, Resident

Insights from David.

We are seeing a slight shift in the balance of inventory           

Across the city, inventory is up slightly(+180 homes vs May), unit sales have dipped (-7% vs May) while Average Sale Prices continue to appreciate, now sitting at $802,000, year to date. This remains a strong market for Sellers, although the dynamics are shifting slightly. The market temperature is reflected best in the softening of the "Sold/New Listing Ratio", or the balance of inventory. The balance of units sold, as a percentage of new listings is settling, reporting at 71% in June vs 80+% in Feb/March/April. As a result, showing counts are down and we are not seeing the volume of offers we were seeing earlier in the year. While still strong, the market is settling. This is important information which needs to be accounted for as you consider the sale of your home.

David knows

West Springs.

* Detached Homes Sold 2020 - 2023

homes sold*

42

avg. days on market

16

Avg. sold vs list price

99.6%

West Springs Listings

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David knows the Westside.

David is your top producing realtor on the Westside.

Having lived there for 18 years, he has grown to know the community and the surrounding market like no other. David has built up a wealth of knowledge, experience, and friendships within the community. 

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