Hillhurst and West Hillhurst are both Calgary's oldest neighbourhoods and were both established around 1914. The first homesteads were built around 1880.
Both vibrant and exciting communities within the Inner City, located next to the trendy Kensington Village which has been revitalized over the past few years and is part of the Kensington Business Revitalization Zone.
The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (Sait) sits on the border to the North East. 250 condo home units have been added to the neighbourhood of Kensington which is encompassed by Hillhurst, another trendy spot and Sunnyside with all it’s many amenities.
Luxury and elegance are prevalent in this modern masterpiece custom built by Dream Ridge Homes in conjunction with McDowell Architecture. Primely situated on a tree-lined street facing onto Helicopter Park you'll find over 5,289 sqft of developed living space in this 5 bedroom stunning home with interior design by Paul Lavoie. Custom drapery, wallpaper, lighting & stunning marble surround linear fireplace will instantly draw your eye. Main floor showcases a large formal dining room, home office with marble waterfall desk, mudroom with wash/dryer & top of the line gourmet kitchen with Miele & Wolf appliances and full size Miele wine fridge in the butlers pantry. A grandeur staircase leads up to the generous master retreat with walk-in closet, vanity counter, and divine 6pc ensuite with soaker tub, steam shower and double sinks. Finishing the level are an additional three large bedrooms (one with their own ensuite), full bath, and laundry room. The lower level presents a massive media/games room, hidden play room for kids, custom storage, home gym, full bath and fifth bedroom for guests. Enjoy your beautiful backyard oasis with pet friendly irrigated permanent grass, and massive patio with wood burning fireplace. Car enthusiasts will love the custom heated three car garage. No detail was spared in this quality crafted dream home.More details
Enjoy effortless family life in this meticulously designed home. The gourmet kitchen has top of the line appliances, 2 sinks and a huge pantry with additional full sized fridge and freezer. The entire family will gather around the island for casual meals or spread out into the dining nook. Host holiday parties in the dining room and set out a self serve bar in the adjoining butler’s pantry. The living room features hardwood, wainscotting, built-in cabinets and a fireplace. The den is tucked away providing an ideal spot to work from home. Upstairs, the master suite and ensuite provide respite from a hectic day. There is room for all the little ones in the 3 children’s bedrooms. Hang out in the basement which features a gym, snack bar and a huge recreation room with cabinets for all the toys and TV. Parents will appreciate the smartly laid out mudroom, kid’s powder room and huge laundry room. Gather around the outdoor fireplace in the evening. Virtual tour on website. This is a home your family will love! Outdoor gas hook ups, wired for control 4 entertainment system (including backyard), Sub-zero, Wolf and Asko appliances, in-floor heat in bathrooms in second floor and basement, built in storage in attic and garage, garage walls cladding in organization system, down the street from playground and winter ice rink.More details
Historic brick, San Francisco/New York inspired, industrial modern styled home found right here in Calgary. More importantly in beautiful West Hillhurst, just a 13 minute drive to downtown. This one is a must see to appreciate the vision it took to create this unique custom built home. It offers over 4300 square feet of finished living space and is situated on a massive 300' deep lot. As soon as you enter, the large open foyer greets you and is graced with a gorgeous brushed steel railing and open wood riser staircase. This spectacular design takes your breath away. There is a huge dining room, cozy living room with a gorgeous gas fireplace, a custom built work space, a huge kitchen with brushed steel island, and a walk-thru pantry you just have to see. The massive breakfast nook and unique bar area complete the main floor. The garden doors open to the gorgeous back yard. There are 4 bedrooms up each with their own en-suites.. The master bedroom...(Please read additional remarks below.) boasts a walk in closet, a conversation area overlooking the back yard, and a coffee station. The en-suite has 2 separate private water closets, a tub you may never want to get out of, and a deluxe walk-in shower as well as a vanity with 2 separate sinks. The media/library area has a bookshelf feature wall a theater screen and projector. The back yard features a gorgeous deck, elevated patio area, a volleyball area and at the top there are 6 irrigated raised gardening containers. The attached under drive garage can easily park 3 vehicles and has in-floor heating, a heated driveway and a dog shower!!! There are 2 interior doors that separate the garage from the 812 sqft work shop. It has so many uses, to list them would limit your imagination. Suffice to say there is nothing you couldn't create in this shop. Please take the time to browse the virtual tour, then book your private showing, you will not be disappointed. Built with the highest quality of materials.More details
OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY NOVEMBER 22! This BRAND NEW 4600 sq ft developed one-of-a-kind home is full of unique finishes. The quality of workmanship and attention to detail in every aspect of this home will be sure to impress! Sitting on an extra LONG 145 ft deep lot this modern masterpiece is a fusion of architects Debicki Speta Design and interior designer Sally Healy. Attention to detail is evident here, from Millwork and light fixtures to the 150,000 dollar exposed I-Beams and Bespoke white oak & steel stair package, this home is Spectacular! The living room is centered around a custom 12ft hot rolled steel enclosed long-box fireplace. Matte charcoal/white and oak finishes adorn the kitchen featuring outstanding butler's pantry complete with steam oven, all freezer and plenty of storage. The gourmet kitchen features Miele appliances including servo drive all fridge, double wall ovens, leather-ed stone counter tops, large island and custom high end cabinetry. Inviting eating area and large family room with built-ins and TV area make for a very popular space to gather. Ascend the stairs to a light flooded hall with skylights. Four spacious bedrooms including the master retreat with upscale walk-in closet and luxurious 5 pc en-suite with his and hers sinks, huge shower and heated floors. Another spacious bathroom, upper covered deck space and huge upper laundry room featuring loads of built in’s complete the 2nd floor. The light filled third floor features large flex space easily made in to bedroom, office or children's play area. Beautiful covered deck looking south and west for downtown views! Basement features Huge windows, a Wet Bar, Built in theater unit, 4th bedroom, elegant bath and extra-large mechanical room full of high efficiency HVAC and Plumbing appliances including Central AC. Smart home features such as Ipad/Apple in wall home integration. In Ceiling speakers, Sonos, security cameras and Wifi garage openers (remotely operate from phone) The attached front drive garage with heated floors is convenient and only steps from the pantry. Plenty more vehicle storage in the oversized heated double detached garage. Please see "more information" link below for additional construction details about this outstanding feature packed home!More details
Welcome to this stunning custom built inner city 5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, 3 Office Home, designed by renowned architect Jan Jarmula. The main level has ~1900 sq ft of easy living space complete with an open-concept great room, dining area and kitchen, perfect for spending quality family time and entertaining. From the great room you have direct access to the covered deck overlooking the very private south landscaped yard with a huge patio, excellent for those warm evenings. The master bedroom is also located on this level, complete with a spacious 5pce ensuite, walk-in closet, and a den, which was originally used as a nursery. Another home office, laundry/mud room with a walk-in pantry are also located on the main floor. The 2nd floor contains 2 large bedrooms joined with a 5 pce Jack & Jill ensuite, a separate kids office/computer room with a walk-in closet and hidden playroom. The basement has over 1700 sq ft of developed area complete with a large family/recreation room great for home entertainment, fitness area with cork flooring, plus a guest bedroom, and a huge nanny living area/bedroom plus a 4pce bath, all with in-floor heating! A work shop, wine cellar, cedar closet, and plenty of storage are also located on this level. The custom build oversized double car garage is insulated and heated with a workshop area, attic storage and backs onto a paved lane. The location of this home is 2nd to none, only minutes from the Bow River pathways, LRT, bus routes, schools, and shopping.More details
Don’t miss this exceptional French Cottage inspired home on a wide lot in one of West Hillhurst's finest locations! There is so much to love here - incredible curb appeal, 5 bedrooms, 4 fireplaces, and over 4,000 square feet of optimized living space. The main floor boasts a bright south-facing den, an elegant formal dining area and an open-concept kitchen leading to a cozy living/eating area. The beautiful circular staircase is an architectural focal point leading up and down. Vaulted ceilings in all upper bedrooms and skylights add to the spacious feel on this level. The spectacular master is brimming with natural light, a 2-way fireplace and a spa-inspired ensuite. Not to mention the dual washer/dryer sets in the upper laundry. The lower level will "wow' you with its huge family theatre/games room, wet bar and wine cellar and bathroom with built-in infrared dry sauna and steam shower. Only steps away from huge green space with playground and seasonal skating rink, easy access to the Bow River pathway system and nearby all levels of schooling.More details
Welcome to Tobias House. A gorgeous new detached inner-city dream home by Deanmark Developments Ltd. Situated in sought after West Hillhurst and boasting a modern and refreshing open plan, this home does not disappoint. Attractive, organically modern curb appeal. Large oversize windows allow an abundance of natural light into this home. Rich Jacobean oak hardwood floors throughout. The centerpiece gourmet kitchen offers ample amounts of crisp gloss white flat panel cabinets, wall pantry, Cesar Stone counters & 15' island with pendant lighting. Deluxe stainless-steel Jenn Air appliance package includes a gas cooktop and French door fridge. The adjacent dining area will easily accommodate large dining sets and is complete with a modern hanging globe chandelier and tray ceiling. The open great room is highlighted by the tiled floating ribbon flame gas fireplace surrounded by floor to ceiling windows. The art piece open riser staircase is framed by a glass wall that carries to the second floor. 3 generously sized bedroom up including a beautiful top floor retreat option. All 3 bedrooms feature luxurious ensuites and walk-in closets with built in organizers. Functional 3rd floor offers a spacious and flexible loft space with a full wet bar, powder bath, master suite option and stunning panoramic city vistas. The fully developed lower level contains the large 4th bedroom, full bath with a showcase steam shower, and a huge media room complete with a wet bar. Many extras include oversized windows, upgraded lighting/plumbing fixtures, built-in speakers & more! Premium location is minutes to Kensington, river pathways, hospitals, all levels of schools and the downtown core. A thoughtfully designed, aesthetically exciting inner-city lifestyle home!More details
A block to the Bow River pathway, exterior doors are safety-rated security glass and in the foyer - 8' solid wood too! Professionally designed, custom furnished, and built to last, there is almost 3400 square feet developed space, not including built-ins, storage and outside enjoyment Patio, courtyard and professionally landscaped yard with Everlites in the eaves! "Walk" the Virtual Tour and use the measuring tool. Start with the over 40 cabinet, 10 pot/pan drawer, stone quartz counter kitchen with undermount sink, garburator, wine fridge, gas range, chimney hood, french door fridge with flex drawer, built in microwave - all stainless (Monogram, Wolf, Bertazzonni and more in appliance names) 8' x 5' walk-in pantry with wood surround shelves. Custom full height glass patio doors behind the airy and open living room, THREE fully tiled fireplaces (in the Vaulted Master, Living and Media rooms), SLAB basement heat, full wet bar the size of a second kitchen (double sided glass wine storage, open shelving, décor wall finish, 12' island and eating bar, 6 deep drawers, 13 cabinets, dishwasher, undermount sink, quartz counters, tile floor). Master Bedroom with 7' steam shower, 6' soaker tub, 10' vanity with 10 drawers and 6 cabinets, heated floor tiling, Walk-in dressing room full of custom built-in shelves and dresser, a chaise bump out for reading/relaxing. Quartz counters in three other bathrooms, three more Master-capacity bedrooms, a main floor Office with huge windows and floor plugs, looking over the lovely front yard, solid hardwood and railings through the main and upper floors, hardwood risers with lighting, three floor niches for hall table, piano or desk, upper Laundry with stainless appliances, fully wrapped cabinetry, sink and hanging rack. Look in EVERY closet to find full wood organizers, solid core interior doors (8' on the main), two custom built-in shelving units (Living and Media), deep wide windows around the entire home to enhance the VIEW and space from every angle, 75 Gallon 2020 water heater, 2018 Humidifier, 2016 water softener, chrome and crystal fixtures or pot lights, upgraded faucets and fixtures, rain heads, pull outs, custom built furnishings (separate), full speakers and volume controls everywhere, as well as additional data, of course. The professional concrete Patio, courtyard and 2019 stained deck are enjoyable to walk through, to the offset double detached garage (no bumping doors between two parallel cars) and RPR available for review. Look under the stairs for even MORE built-in storage than the 18' utility room. There is also a Gym that can be converted to yet another bedroom, hobby room or other functional space. Come take a look - seeing is believing, and believing is understanding this home needs a discerning owner to love and take care of it like these long-term owners have!More details
Expertly crafted by Coreson Construction, this upcoming 3-storey DETACHED infill in West Hillhurst is a testament to modern design, with unmatched architectural detailing and custom design elements over every level. Boasting a functional split-level design with over 2,600 square feet of finished living space, this home boasts FOUR LEVELS of beautifully designed, thoughtfully laid out living space, with incredible vaulted ceilings, extensive custom millwork and open sight lines from all floors. Designed for the discerning buyer or design aficionado, this home features high-end finishes and UPGRADED ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS including multiple open-riser 10mm glass/wood staircases, custom-built glossy cabinetry, 9-ft SOLID CORE interior passage doors, sleek black stainless-steel appliances, upgraded plush carpet and numerous custom wall features, curved walls, and inset display nooks. Complete with 4 good sized bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a private den, an open-concept main level and a top-floor loft with access to a private upper balcony with DOWNTOWN VIEWS – this home has it all, in an area that cannot be beat. West Hillhurst is favoured by families and professionals alike thanks to its proximity to Downtown, great parks/schools, amazing amenities, Foothills Hospital, U of C and so much more. Just a short bike ride or walk to the Bow River pathways, and all that Kensington has to offer, this is a choice inner-city location that is home to a number of million dollar infills/estate homes. Nearing finishing stages, this home is a MUST SEE, with the option to book a private tour. Visit multimedia link for more details!More details
This exceptional home is located on a large 40 x 120’ lot in West Hillhurst across from a play park with quick access to miles of cycling and running paths! Old-world craftsmanship meets modern conveniences. A complete “down-to-the-studs” renovation in 2012 created 3 bedrooms (plus home-office space), 3.5 bathrooms, and over 3,000 sq ft of prime inner-city living. You will fall in love with the south-facing front veranda and the custom made solid Alder wood door before you enter the main hall leading to the spacious living room featuring a wood-burning fireplace with handcrafted mantle and the dining room – a great space for entertaining. The renovated kitchen has custom solid wood cabinets and soapstone countertops, stainless steel appliances & gas stove, walk-in pantry, and raised eating bar. Relax in the spacious, bright family room that opens to the private back yard oasis through double French doors. Upstairs features an open office space (easily converted to a bedroom), the master retreat, and a luxurious ensuite with dual sinks, custom shower, soaker tub, and heated floors. A large second bedroom which overlooks the tree-lined street, a 4 piece bathroom, and an amazing laundry room (a must-see) complete the upper level. The basement features oversized raised windows, a recreation room with a wet bar, gas fireplace with built-in bookcases and shelving, a bedroom/exercise room, bathroom with steam shower and heated floors. An extra-large mechanical/utility room includes lots of storage, two furnaces, a high-efficiency hot water tank, and central air conditioning. The large 40 x 120’ south-facing R-C2 lot offers opportunities for a secondary suite (basement or above the garage, subject to approval and permitting by the city/municipality). Mature trees and shrubs with artful landscaping, incorporating a large back deck, ground-level patio, flower beds, firepit, and a beautiful pond feature. The perfect yard for private, summer entertaining! Double detached, insulated garage, paved back lane. This home is meticulously designed and built with the highest quality of materials with all required and necessary permits. Please take the time to browse the virtual tour, then book your private showing, you will not be disappointed.More details
Brand new, detached home on a tree-lined street in the mature community of West Hillhurst. Stunning design and beautifully appointed finishings on the 3+1 bedroom family home with nearly 2800 sq ft of living space The open concept main floor presents an open concept with chef inspired kitchen with a large centre island. Unique side mudroom gives the home a large living room with gas fireplace and patio doors to the fully landscaped yard. The dining room and a 2 piece powder room complete the main level. Upstairs has 3 good sized bedrooms including the master retreat with walk in closet and a stylish ensuite. The upper level also has a full washroom and laundry. The home is fully finished with a 4th bedroom, rec area including wet bar on the lower level. Still time to help choose finishings to customize the home for your needs and wants.More details
Welcome to this spectacular home situated on Calgary's oldest "main street". This open concept layout is thoughtfully designed & features warm hand scraped oak hardwood t/o the main & soaring 10' ceilings. Stepping inside you'll be greeted by a bright dining space that sprawls into the heart of the home, the kitchen. The chefs kitchen boasts crisp white cabinets, custom wall pantry, caesar stone counters, & expansive waterfall edge island. Flowing off the kitchen is the living rm w/impressive coffered ceiling, gas FP & access to the rear deck. Upstairs presents a laundry rm, full bath, & 3 generous bedrms including the spacious master retreat w/room for a sitting area, walk-in closet, & spa ensuite w/soaker tub & large European tiled shower. Fully devel'd lower offers a large rec rm w/wet bar, 3pc bath & 4th bedrm. Enjoy your manicured back yard from the rear deck; perfect for outdoor dining. Prime location, this fantastic home is located mere steps to Kensington, DT, & the river pathway system.More details