Riverbend Real Estate
Riverbend is a small residential neighbourhood in the southeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Deerfoot Trail bounds the neighbourhood to the west and Glenmore Trail to the east. The neighbourhood is close to nature yet still very connected to the urban areas of Calgary. Riverbend is 4.1km or 1.6 square miles with a population of roughly 10,500.
The median price for a house in Riverbend is in the $400,000 range. However, prices vary widely, starting at $200.000 and going up to $750,000. The square footage also differs significantly between 1,200 to 15,000.
There are several architectural designs, including the modern townhouse, Chateau, Southcott, Bay-and-Gable, Plexes, Traditional, Craftsman, Modern, and contemporary.
The neighborhood of Riverbend is well taken care of with manicured lawns, flower beds decorated for the holidays. This community screams family, but couples and singles are also part of the population.
There are four schools that the children of Riverbend can attend. Not all of them are within the town limits of Riverbend, and there are other schools in the district in neighbouring towns that children are also allowed to attend. Parents can select a school for the child based on rating, location, programs offered, student to teacher ratio, and other factors. As long as the school is in the district, a child may attend.
• Riverbend Elementary — Public
• Holy Angels Elementary — Catholic / Public
• Fairview Junior High School
• Lord Beaverbrook
• Other options include Charter schools and an Alternative High School.
The community of Riverbend offers several activities within the community for both adults and children such as yoga, dance, strength training, Aerobics Tae Bo, Jazzercise, martial arts, and carpet bowling. There is also a local skateboard park.
In addition to community amenities, residents can enjoy swimming, boating, skiing, fishing, biking, hiking, dog sledding, and festivals. Riverbend is close to a major artery you can jump on and be at the local shopping centre, food markets, pubs, golf, and professional services (doctors, dentists, veterinarians, hair and nail salons, barbershops), big-box retail shops, and several entertainment spots.
Riverbend has three LRT stations that are only a few minutes away from Riverbend (within walking distance). You can go downtown or anywhere you want. You may have to transfer trains or grab a bus for a portion of your trip, but you will get where you want to go, and public transportation is easy to use.
The neighbourhood of Riverbend is an excellent place to call home.
Riverbend Listings Summary
Riverbend - Town vs. Region Stats
Avg Price in Riverbend: $429,200 / Region Avg $544,500
Avg Sq. Ft. in Riverbend: 1,337 / Region Avg 1,407
Avg Price per/sqft in Riverbend:$321 / Region Avg $387
Avg Walkscore in Riverbend: 36 / Region Avg 51
Avg Year Built in Riverbend: 1989 / Region Avg 1993
Avg Days on Website in Riverbend: 19 / Region Avg 46