Okotoks Real Estate
Okotoks Homes for Sale
Why live in the city when you can enjoy the wide-open space in a town right next door? Tucked along the Sheep River Valley in the Alberta Foothills is a beautiful town called Okotoks. If the idea of small-town living appeals to you then you’ll love what Okotoks has to offer. This is a town full of friendly people located 18 kilometres south of the Calgary city limits. The Rocky Mountains and the city aren’t too far away and even through sustained growth, Okotoks still retains its “small town” feel.
Okotoks was established back in 1904 but it has a history that dates all the way back to 1874 when a trading post was set up on the Sheep River. The community has been urbanized since those days and today you will find everything from townhomes and detached homes to lofts and condos in Okotoks. There’s also an energy-efficient housing development in the town called The Drake Landing Solar Community, which was established in 2007.
Okotoks Home and Condo Listings
Here you’ll find a wide range of Okotoks homes and condos for sale, making this area perfect for any home buyer. It makes sense to buy a home here with easy access to Calgary, a variety of schooling options, and seemingly endless activities in this, the fastest-growing community in Canada.
Okotoks Neighbourhood Features
Almost every neighbourhood has its own park with schools only minutes away. There are a couple of large recreation centres in town including the Wylie Athletic Park, Seaman Stadium and a number of fitness studios. As for shopping, there are charming boutiques, auto dealerships and larger retailers located throughout the area.
If you can’t wait for the weekends to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, Okotoks is the place to be. There’s a recreation centre, a performing arts centre, 2 golf courses and over 90 parks in the area. These parks feature playgrounds, tennis courts, a skateboard park, outdoor skating rinks and even a BMX track. The Okotoks Recreation Centre has a swimming pool, a gymnasium and a curling rink
Okotoks is regularly listed as one of the “Top 5 Communities to Watch” in the Calgary area. If you enjoy small-town charm along with modern conveniences all in one package, you’re certain to enjoy everything this community has to offer. From beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains to stunning views of the Alberta prairies along with limitless opportunities to love life, you may just feel like you have found paradise.
Okotoks Listings Summary
Okotoks - Town vs. Region Stats
Avg Price in Okotoks: $501,700 / Region Avg $900,100
Avg Sq. Ft. in Okotoks: 1,692 / Region Avg 2,029
Avg Price per/sqft in Okotoks:$297 / Region Avg $444
Avg Walkscore in Okotoks: 37 / Region Avg 25
Avg Year Built in Okotoks: 2000 / Region Avg 1997
Avg Days on Website in Okotoks: 46 / Region Avg 70