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An Exquisite Springbank Real Estate Lifestyle! 

This custom built luxury French Chateau is situated on 3.76 acres of professionally landscaped grounds, tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac in one of the sought after rural Calgary community of Springbank.


242245 Chinook Arch Lane - Calgary Luxury Real Estate & Springbank Homes for SaleThe entire 7,908 square feet of estate living space on three levels in this Calgary acreage home is teeming with the finest antiques, statues and artifacts in addition to the best architectural features spread throughout the 3.5 levels of this rural Calgary real estate home. Authentic Old World charm exudes from each of the rooms of this Springbank luxury home from the intricate details and unique materials used to replicate a French Chateau from the 1800’s.


Not many Springbank homes for…

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Experience Nature and a New Elbow Valley Real Estate Lifestyle!

Overlooking incredible valley and river views in reputable Elbow Valley Estates, this stunning house for sale in rural Calgary offers 6.800 sq. ft. of luxurious living space on 3 levels.

Calgary Luxury Homes - 415 Clearwater Landing, Elbow Valley - Rural Calgary Real Estate It features an expansive family room with fireplace, an elegant formal dining room and formal living room with a cozy fireplace. The gorgeous updated modern kitchen has a huge centre island, granite counter-tops, stainless KitchenAid ProLine appliances, white cabinetry and a butler's pantry.

Homes for sale in Elbow Valley are more upscale with extensive custom woodwork and finishing. This home is no different, with an impressive spacious master bedroom, that has a fireplace, sizable walk-in closet and…

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The greatest gift parents could ever give their child is an education. Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Interestingly enough, parents today are still particular in deciding which school is best for their child and find ways to get them there. However, not all are privileged enough to be able to enrol in the schools they prefer.

Nelson Mandela Education Quote - Best Private Schools in Calgary There are two options in choosing a school, that is, whether a private or a public school. In Canada at present, it is not unusual for affluent Canadians to send their children to public schools. In fact, only 8% of the whole Canadian student population are in private schools.

Historically, private education in the Canadian Prairies was once denoted…

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Experience Upscale Discovery Ridge Real Estate

Discover French Chateau living in the outdoor lifestyle community of Discovery Ridge, Calgary. Perched on a lovely ridge, this Calgary luxury home offers picturesque vistas of the valley and surrounding green space. Inside this classy Calgary bungalow you'll find 3,847 sq. ft. of elegant living space on two levels, featuring an open concept plan, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and traditional craftsmanship that's second to none.

14 Discovery Vista Pt SW - Calgary Luxury Homes & Ross PAVL ListingsOf all the Calgary luxury homes you visit, you'll be impressed with the exquisite finishes and high quality workmanship that this stunning Discovery Ridge home offers. The gorgeous chef's dream kitchen has everything the best gourmet cook will appreciate: a large island with eating…

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Desirable Bearspaw Real Estate & Exquisite Calgary Luxury Home

Nestled on an expansive 4.7-acre lot in prestigious Woodland Estates, this acreage for sale near Calgary is located in the rural Calgary real estate community of Bearspaw with a stunning estate home built by McKinley Masters. 80 Woodlands Estates Drive, Bearspaw Calgary Luxury HomesThe recent upgrade by DaVinci Estate Homes now includes more than 10,000 sq. ft. of luxurious living space with an elevator, 8 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and a large 7-car garage.

Of the many impressive Calgary luxury homes on the market, this beautiful Bearspaw home features exquisite finishing and elegant custom woodwork from the dramatic spiral staircase with wrap-around balcony at the grand entrance, to the soaring two-storey arched windows and fabulous Juliet…

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Calgary Real Estate Market Report for June 2015

The June 2015 Calgary Regional Housing Market Statistics confirmed that Calgary home prices have indeed stabilized and the Calgary real estate market between buyers and sellers has returned to balanced territory.

The most recent figures released by the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®) revealed a decline of 17.8% in the year-over-year Calgary home sales to 2,183 units for June 2015 compared to June 2014. Despite the drop, this is only 5% lower than the 10-year average for June and is in fact higher than some of the years since 2008. See the chart below for more details.

Calgary Real Estate Board - Calgary Home Prices - June Sales

For the month of June, the level of new real estate listings was still high at 3,122 units, but because of the increased absorption…

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Here's Why You Should Be Attending the 2015 Calgary Stampede:

1) It's the “Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”, combining the best of rodeo and the greatest display of art, culture and talent. It features the world's toughest competitors all vying for cash prizes in a tournament style rodeo. Why Attend the Calgary Stampede? It's

2) With more than $2 million in rodeo prize money, witness the incredible display of skills from cowboys and cowgirls every afternoon and cheer for your favourite bull rider before they get thrown off!

3) There's more than 30 rock and country acts at Nashville North and the Coca-Cola stage, with over 100 hours of rockin' performances to take in.

4) See one of the many Calgary Stampede concerts like country superstar music couple, Miranda Lambert and Blake…

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One of the Most Family Friendly Communities in Calgary

Originally named New Discovery, the beautiful community of Discovery Ridge was established on a piece of real estate formerly referred to as Jackson's Valley, located west of 69th Street S.W and south of Glenmore Trail, in the southwest quadrant of Calgary. Discovery Ridge - Calgary Lifestyle CommunityThis lifestyle community is surrounded with natural areas – from the original trees and open space retained by the developers to the nearby Griffith Woods Park, a City of Calgary designated Special Protection Natural Environment Park with the Elbow River winding through it.

Discovery Ridge is a mid-sized community with a population of only 4,462 people and 1,195 families. It offers a unique and serene style of living within the city limits.…

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How Do Calgary House Prices Compare to Other Cities?

Calgary has always been one of the best places in Canada for people to live and work. For three consecutive years, Calgary ranked as the fifth best city to live in the whole world, according to a survey by The Economist. In fact, in the April 2015 issue of MoneySense, Calgary was ranked the #2 city in Canada to buy real estate based on value, momentum, economic strength and rental income potential.
But is Calgary real estate still affordable?Is Calgary Real Estate Still Affordable?

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) recently issued their latest Housing Trends & Affordability report for major cities across Canada showing the percentage of pre-tax income required to acquire a home. Cities with a lower value had better affordability than…

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Calgary Stampede History

To celebrate the culture and romance of the vanishing “Old West”, a successful trick roper and performer named Guy Weadick organized a world-class rodeo competition more than a century ago. He named this event “Stampede” and found support from the Big Four - the most successful ranchers of Southern Alberta: Pat Burns, A.J. McLean, George Lane and A.E. Cross.

First Calgary Stampede in 1912.Launched in September of 1912, the first Calgary Stampede featured bronc and roping events, with participants from all of the North American West. It was a successful event. However, the outbreak of the first World War and the economic depression initially prevented the Calgary Stampede from becoming an annual event. But then, Weadick was called back to Calgary in 1919…

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