Bowness Real Estate

Bowness is a community on the North West side of the city of Calgary. The neighbourhood is bordered by the Bow River to the north and east, Highway 1 (16th Avenue) and Stoney Trail. Did you know that Bowness was once a town separate from the city of Calgary? It became part of the city back in 1964. One of the most popular parks in the city is Bowness Park for both summer and winter activities. It is a popular place for picnics, summer sports, and boating. Popular for investors seeking large lots to convert to duplexes and fourplexes. Only about 15 minutes to the downtown core, Bowness is gaining popularity and is ranked one of the top communities. Bowness is adjacent to WinSport, formally Canada Olympic Park, a great place for local skiing/snowboarding winter activities. Less than 5 minutes to exit the city of Calgary via Highway 1 (16th Avenue West) if you are looking for an escape to the mountains for the weekend. One of Calgary's largest indoor shopping centres is located only a few minutes away: Market Mall is a great destination for a day shopping.

Many schools serve the community: Belvedere Parkway School (K-6), Bowness High School (10-12), Bowcroft School (K-6), Thomas B. Riley School (7-9). Catholic Schools include: Our Lady of the Assumption School (K-9).

Nearby community amenities: Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Sandman Hotel, Denny's Starbucks, Wendy's, Opa, Space Place Self Storage, Rona. Nearby Safeway in Montgomery. NOtaBLE Restaurant - Top Upscale Bar/Eatery Restaurant in Calgary.


Bowness ranked 3rd overall in Avenue Calgary’s 2019 Best Neighbourhoods. (

Quadrant: Northwest
Population in 2018: 11,065
Density (people per sq. km): 1,976
Median assessed property value in 2017: $354,000
Dwellings that are single-family homes: 45%
Percentage of commuters who walk or bike to work: 6.5%

Best Neighbourhood Scores

Using a variety of data sources, we assigned scores to each neighbourhood for characteristics and amenities that make a neighbourhood desirable. To learn more about how the best neighbourhoods are determined, read our methodology.

Overall rank for Best Neighbourhoods 2019: 3
Restaurant access points: 31
Public recreation facility access points: 68
Engagement points: 134
Parks and green space points: 34
Pathway points: 18
WalkScore: 57
TransitScore: 38


Bowness is rated the Top #5 Community in the City of Calgary in 2018 - According to Avenue Magazine

Restaurant points: 31
Recreation facility points: 68
Engagement score: 106.71
Walk Score: 57
Transit Score: 38
Population in 2017: 10,895
Community size: 5.6 km²
People per km²: 1,946
Person crimes per 1,000 people: 19.64
Property crimes per 1,000 people: 137.68

Nearby neighborhood walkscore: Silver SpringsCougar RidgeGreenwood/greenbriarPattersonWest SpringsRanchlands and Coach Hill.


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Bowness Community Information:
- Bowness Park is a great free public park to spend the day out with the family, picnic/bbq, playground, non-motorized water sports, spray park. And Skating during winter.
- Well run Bowness Community Association
- Top restaurant NOtaBLE located on Bowness Road
- Bowness High School (10-12), Bowcroft School (K-6), Belvedere Parkway School (K-6), Thomas B Riley (7-9)
- Local grocery store: The Bownesian Grocer
- BRT Bus 305 with direct access to Downtown & Bus #1

Bowness Calgary Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.2M
Lowest Price $25
Highest Price $3.6M
Total Listings 39
Avg. Days On Market 55
Avg. Price/SQFT $683

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