Homes for Sale in Forest Lawn - Calgary
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Forest Lawn is a low income neighbourhood in southeast Calgary. It is south of 17 Ave SE to 8 Ave Se between 36 St SE and 52 St SE. It was founded in 1910 as a small settlement east of the City of Calgary. An early real estate entrepreneur tried to lure Calgary residents out to the area with empty promises of a railway/streetcar , and he went so far as to lay tracks. His ruse failed and Forest Lawn and area remained a small community until the area was annexed by the city in 1961.
This neighbourhood is a mix of older homes, 1960s era bungalows, duplexes and infill homes on 25 foot lots. It is primarily zoned for multi-family dwellings.
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About Forest Lawn Real Estate
Forest Lawn is the perfect community to purchase revenue or investment property as 70% of all dwellings are occupied by renters. The average price for a single family homes for sale in Forest Lawn is between $285,000 and $320,000. Nearly half of all the homes here are single family detached. Townhomes account for 25% of all dwellings.
Homes in this neighbourhood have rear lane garages. Infill construction in Forest Lawn is ongoing, however new homes feature builder grade amenities and finishes as this is what the market will bear. Forest Lawn is a neighbourhood with a high immigrant population.
Forest Lawn Community Features
Forest Lawn has many recreational facilities like Bob Bahan Aquatic and Fitness Centre and Ernie Starr Arena. There is an outdoor swimming pool open June to Labour Day. Forest Lawn is served Calgary Transit Route #1, one of the city’s first bus routes which runs from Forest Lawn across town to Bowness.
The community has retail stores, exotic restaurants and ethnic grocery stores on 17 Ave SE. Students attend Patrick Airlie or Holy Trinity Elementary Schools, Ian Bazalgette or Ernest Morrow Junior High, Jack James or Forest Lawn Senior High Schools.
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