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March 13, 2020 | Natalie Noble

SPONSORED: Realize the acreage lifestyle of your dreams at Aventerra Estates

Does the relaxing tranquility of acreage living have to mean losing the energy and convenience of city life? Not at Aventerra Estates, Rocky View County's newest acreage-living community.

Courtesy Dream Development

Oct. 30, 2019 | Josh Skapin

Small town, big value: Vista Crossing is raising the bar in Crossfield

When Dream Development rolled out Vista Crossing, it didn't just bring new housing options to the town of Crossfield – it completely changed expectations of what residential development could look like in the town.

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Oct. 30, 2019 | Josh Skapin

Value in Mountain View: Carstairs and Didsbury are county's hidden gems

Proximity to Calgary, affordable home prices and a variety of nearby amenities are making two towns in Mountain View County enticing options for house hunters willing to commute.

At about 40 minutes and 30 minutes from Calgary, respectively, Didsbury and Carstairs have helped some homebuyers balance a job in the city with the benefits of rural life.

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Oct. 30, 2019 | Barb Livingstone

Into the wild: Bragg Creek and Redwood Meadows residents enjoy the best of nature

Lowell Harder and Lee Edwards are longtime residents of the Bragg Creek area, and both men are quick to list the many benefits of living in this scenic, tight-knit community.

Courtesy Town of Irricana

Oct. 30, 2019 | Natalie Noble

Rural refresh: Small-town life in Beiseker and Irricana is bigger and better than ever

If you're a city dweller who has dismissed the small-town lifestyle due to outdated ideas about commute times and amenities, it might be time for a second look at life in Beiseker and Irricana. Recent years have seen progressive changes to these small towns' populations, services and accessibility.

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Sept. 25, 2019 | Andrea Cox

Claresholm, Stavely and Nanton: Affordable, small-town living in the MD of Willow Creek

With its roots in southern Alberta's agriculture and ranching history, Claresholm is a town with plenty of old-world charm. It's also a place that embraces a strong sense of connection and community – just ask anyone who lives there.

Courtesy Boulder Creek Estates

July 03, 2019 | Andrea Cox

Langdon: Beautiful scenery and Western heritage are fuelling growth in this charming hamlet

One of Rocky View County's best-kept secrets, the picturesque hamlet of Langdon is starting to turn heads, as its wide-open spaces and country charm place it firmly in the spotlight.

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July 03, 2019 | Natalie Noble

Horsing around: Calgary area offers excellent variety of properties for equestrian living

As home of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth and world-class equestrian hub Spruce Meadows, it's no wonder many Calgary-area homebuyers have horses on the brain.

For horse lovers of all breeds – including pleasure riders, cowboys and competitive show jumpers – the region offers a premium selection of properties for those looking to enjoy the best of the horse world right in their own backyards.

Courtesy Bearspaw Country Estates Home Owners Association

May 24, 2019 | Natalie Noble

Country convenience: Bearspaw and Springbank provide rural lifestyle and urban amenities

Where can you take in mountain views, watch wildlife and enjoy a peaceful acreage lifestyle, all while still being able to access downtown Calgary in under half an hour? According to residents, the answer is the communities of Springbank and Bearspaw on Calgary's northwestern fringe.

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May 22, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl

Affordable acreages: Where to find your little piece of paradise without breaking the bank

If the idea of living on an acreage appeals to you, but you don't think you can afford the price of admission, don't despair. There are some areas around Calgary where affordable acreages can still be found.

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