Woodlands Real Estate
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Woodlands is an active community in southwest Calgary that is committed to its natural environment. Residents have access to Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club, Tsuu Tina Reserve, Fish Creek Park, and Glenmore Park. The neighbourhood also boasts plenty of green space and mature trees that provide a relaxed, natural character. All of these provide ample opportunity for residents to enjoy nature and being outdoors. In addition, Woodlands offers an easy commute throughout the city, making it the ideal neighbourhood for those that want the conveniences of Calgary without living downtown.
History of Woodlands AB
Located in southwest Calgary, Woodlands was first developed in 1976 and the community of Woodbine was developed four years later in 1980. The Woodlands Community Association was formed in 1980. In 1992 the Woodbine and Woodlands neighbourhoods amalgamated and the name was then changed to Woodcreek Community Association.
Woodlands Luxury Homes for Sale
Woodlands offers mainly single-family homes in a variety of styles although more recently, multi-unit condominiums have been built south of Canyon Meadows. When the neighbourhood was initially built, developers intended to retain plenty of open green space and mature trees in an effort to maintain a relaxed, laid-back style and to avoid over congestion. The location and the Woodlands homes make it one of the more upscale neighbourhoods in the area, and it is one of the more moderately wealthy communities in the city.
Features of the Woodlands Area
In addition to providing easy access to a variety of employment and recreational opportunities in the downtown Calgary area, the Woodlands area is served by an active community association. The community centre offers Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, a seniors program, and the Bulldogs football program. In addition, the centre boasts 2 skating rinks, a fitness center, a dance studio, tennis courts, several playing fields, and basketball nets.
Woodlands offers excellent educational opportunities to the children in the area through a variety of schools within the community or within close proximity to its borders. Both public and private educations are offered. In addition, there are other learning institutions in the area that are focused on specialized programs such as the Elite Dance Academy and the Woodbine Karate Club.
Recreational opportunities include both indoor and outdoor activities. Residents have close access to Fish Creek Provincial Park and Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club, the Southland Leisure Centre, and the Family Leisure Centre. The neighbourhood also offers access to many different walking paths in the outdoor areas and there are also many leisure and shopping opportunities at the nearby Southcentre Mall. The Woodlands neighbourhood is an upscale yet laid-back, modern community that is perfect for families, couples, seniors, and singles.