Quiet streets, mature trees, fantastic views and lovely homes situated just blocks from downtown Calgary make Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill a highly sought after community.
Rich in history, this quaint community is located on an escarpment that offers amazing views of downtown to the south and the mountains to the west.
Quiet streets, mature trees, fantastic views and lovely homes situated just blocks from downtown Calgary make Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill a highly sought after community.
Most properties in Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill are single family detached homes, though you’ll also find some semi-detached houses, townhouses and high-rise condominiums.
Close proximity to SAIT, ACAD, the Jubilee, Foothills Athletic Park and the University of Calgary make this a highly desirable location. Other amenities include LRT service at Lions Park station, great restaurants on 16th, and North Hill Shopping Centre. Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is also well connected to the city’s major roads for city-wide commutes and mountain escapes.
Hounsfield Heights Briar Hill Community Association – hh-bb.ca
PRICE FAVOURS AN IMMEDIATE SALE!!! Build on one of Calgary's premier VIEW LOTS surrounded by multi million dollar luxury homes! This exclusive ridge offers the opportunity to live on coveted Briar Crescent with astounding city views and green space behind! With just minutes to downtown and easy access to all major roadways and amenities, this magnificent building lot offers a south exposure back yard and true estate living without the congestion of dense urban living. BUILDERS*** showcase your inner city luxuriating abilities on this 9289 square foot corner view lot!More details
It may be getting cold outside, but it's warm & cozy inside! This exceptional estate home sits tucked into the hillside of sought after community Briar Hill/Houndsfield Heights and offers a uniquely tranquil backyard retreat uncommon to find amongst the bustle of the Inner City. Abounding in curb appeal, a grand spiral staircase leads you to the covered front entrance of this 2600+ sq foot air conditioned beauty. Fragrant lilacs and flowers fill the air as you approach. As you step into this gorgeous home you’ll notice how rich it is in both architectural design & craftsmanship. Note the high end quality finishings throughout with handcrafted wooden millwork seen in the doors, trim, casing and ceiling moldings, staircases and impressive custom built-ins. The main floor features a centre staircase with wrought iron railings and walnut flooring with intricate marble inlays in the foyer and back entrance. Envision yourself relaxing in the naturally bright living room in front of the castle rock surround gas fireplace. This layout is excellent for entertaining with a spacious dining room with built in hutch and french doors that lead to the serene backyard perfect for summer time get togethers. Your inner chef will love the kitchen with its granite countertops, wood clad breakfast bar, custom cabinets and hood fan, stainless steel appliances, and walk in pantry. A large carpeted second bedroom with cheater access to a 3pc bath with granite countertops and tile floor finishes the main floor. The upper level offers a great room with vaulted ceiling, another stunning gas fireplace, a den/flex room that can be used as an additional bedroom and a private balcony that overlooks the backyard as well as downtown. The light filled primary bedroom has its own fireplace, walk-in closet, 5pc ensuite and french doors leading to the West Facing balcony with stunning mountain views. The basement can be used to suit your needs and has yet another exceptional fireplace, wine cellar, laundry room, storage closet, 1/2 bath and access to the heated garage with workshop area and utility room. The yard is unlike any other. There is an ethereal quality to the water fall/pond as well as the wood burning stone fireplace and patio area. At night when it is all lit up it is absolutely magical. Novice gardeners need not worry because the master gardener who planted it did so with low maintenance in mind and planted mostly perennials so all you need to do is tidy. A garden guide can be provided. There is also a secluded area for a hot tub, lots of room to sit and enjoy the ambience, a climbing rose archway along the side of the home and an irrigation system. This ideally located home is steps away from green spaces, just minutes to Riley Park, SAIT, the Jubilee, LRT, North Hill Mall, all of Kensington's shops and restaurants, the River and pathways and is an easy commute all throughout the City. Take the virtual tour, watch the video (click 3D link) and then book your showing to see it in person.More details
Executive Custom-Built Bungalow with triple detached garage. Contemporary design with over 4000 sq ft developed on 2 floors. Total of 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, plus office and gym. Very bright and open plan with 14 ft ceilings on main floor. Porcelain tile heated floor throughout the main. Grand foyer leads to a large gourmet kitchen with centre island, breakfast eating bar, designer tiled backsplash and Bertazzoni appliance package (range, dishwasher & fridge). Open to large dining area and great room with built-in shelving and poured concrete fireplace. Mudroom with built-ins adjacent to kitchen and back door, accessing the triple detached, heated garage. Concrete deck off kitchen has privacy glass and staircase to large patio with linear fireplace. Spectacular master bedroom with private West patio, 6-piece spa-like ensuite with large soaker tub, double open shower and huge walk-in closet with built-ins. Main floor houses private office as well as 2-piece powder room, hidden main floor laundry room and coat closet with Kayu wood. The metal/tiled staircase descends to 300-bottle climate-controlled wine cellar and tasting area, wet bar with fridge and separate ice machine. Heated concrete floors throughout basement. A unique sauna with open glass to view tv. 2 additional bedrooms, 3-piece bathroom, workout room and huge family room with fireplace and yoga/massage room. Control4 smart ecosystem control, oversized windows, on demand hot water, Webb beam system. Ideal for professional or older family. Walking distance to SAIT, LRT and U of C. Below replacement cost.More details
MOVE IN READY OR BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ON THIS FABULOUS LOT. This large and unique Briar Hill/Hounsfield Heights escarpment property offers the quiet seclusion of a rural home, the downtown views of an upper floor apartment and proximity to amenities that only an inner-city Calgary neighbourhood can provide. A busy executive will appreciate the downtown rush hour commute of 8 minutes by car or 20 minutes by transit, although a healthy contemplative stroll through several parks can still get you downtown in 35 minutes. This home’s corner location, elevation, large front lawn and its many trees and shrubs have created an unsurpassed peaceful ambiance for its owners.The home is in excellent condition with 3 bedrooms, including a very large master with a large ensuite bathroom and a secondary 4-piece bathroom on the upper floor. The main floor is an airy space with lots of large windows and open connections between rooms. It includes a spacious living room, kitchen, dining room, TV room with gas assisted, wood burning fireplace, laundry, generous office and a 2-piece bathroom. The basement level has a large pantry, work shop, 3-piece bathroom, 2 room recreational area and a large crawl space for storage. The basement connects directly to an oversize double garage (616 sq ft) that has plenty of extra work and storage space.The landscape sets this property apart. Across the street from a pretty city park, it is almost 1/3 of an acre with an abundance of trees and shrubs along the perimeter that provide the privacy that only 65 years of growth can create. The oversize south facing deck is situated far back and high up from the street where it overlooks downtown and south Calgary. It is a private and homey spot for a morning coffee or reading a book and a great venue for entertaining family and guests. The expansive, sunny, tiered front yard distances the home from the street while the back yard is a shaded and very private retreat where you can watch birds year round from the kitchen window.This home is part of a close-knit community and enjoys quick access to Lions Park LRT (4 minute walk), 16th Ave shops, SAIT, U of C, AUA, Foothills Hospital, Alberta Children’s Hospital, schools and Kensington, among many others.More details
Located in one of the most coveted cul de sac's in Briar Hill/Hounsfield this Renovated magical Two Story offers all the home features we all love. When you arrive you are greeted with a modern clean elevation. The main floor flows beautifully with tons of windows rendering natural light everywhere. The living room is sunken providing high ceilings and a perfect West view of the park across the street. The new engineered hardwood floors mix perfectly with the custom tile work near the front. The kitchen finishes are gorgeous with quartz/marble look counters & large island. New modern white cabinets with expansive appliances: Sub Zero Stainless Steel Fridge, Sub Zero Wine Fridge, Viking Gas Range, & built in wall ovens with warming drawer. If you watch my video you'll also see the hidden drawer freezers. Having a den on the main floor with a murphy bed, full bath, and bedroom make life easier. There is so much space to entertain with a large dining area off the kitchen. Summers are endless with the most amazing yard featuring a built in BBQ, Pergola & new large deck. The mature trees and foliage give using the hottub the privacy you need. The upper level boasts another family room with fireplace that is similar to the main floor. They even have a wet bar with a dishwasher & Fridge so you can keep your glass of wine full while relaxing upstairs. Two more bedrooms complete the top floor but the primary suite is breathtaking. They installed a floor to ceiling window overlooking the park so when you open your eyes in the morning you have a view that will immediately put you in a good mood. The ensuite bath is an oasis offering a soaker tub with 3 sided windows giving you a killer view to the south, then step into your custom steam shower with a variety of shower heads. The walk in closet has built ins all around with 3 windows. With all of us spending more time at home the lower level features a media room/fitness room plus you have another full bath, bedroom, & family room. This home is one of a kind. When you factor in the land value alone plus what this home offers this is one of the best opportunities in Briar Hill.More details
In the heart of Briar Hill, across from a sprawling community park, this landmark home commands stunning curb appeal from all angles. The house is built with incredible attention to detail using the highest quality materials and design concepts. The foyer greets you with premium-grade French limestone and antique Egyptian gates that open to a central fountain. The front living room and office enjoy park views, with exceptional onsite finished built-in desks, drawers, and shelving. The central fountain is one of the most remarkable design elements of this home centered in an atrium that ascends through the second level to a massive commercial-grade skylight. This, along with the south-facing cathedral staircase window. provides abundant natural light throughout the day bringing the outside in throughout the year. The spacious kitchen features an oversized island with one-piece heated slab granite, complete custom cabinetry, and efficiently built-in storage solutions. The attached pantry features a recovered vintage school door with a custom inset antique window from a Parisian bakery. The second-floor terrace is common to all the upstairs rooms and keeps the family connected yet each room enjoys plenty of privacy with spacious walk-in closets and private ensuites. The primary bedroom is accessed through an incredible custom French door set into an elegant barrel-vaulted ceiling. The walk-in closet is a dream wardrobe with ample storage. The ensuite retreat has gorgeous marble and tile work with pleasant ambient lighting and hideaway pocket doors that can open the room to the natural light of the upper terrace. The kid's rooms have secret bookshelf doors to walk-in closets and ensuite, with playful automated night lights and access to a shared upper deck that overlooks the park. A multi-use room on the same level has movable built-in furniture and a large upper deck, with an adjoining laundry room that could be converted to a bathroom for those who desire 4 bedrooms upstairs. The basement has a full theater room with rustic recovered European wood barn doors, 7.1 sound surround and fully wired projection screen. Extensive Sonos sound system throughout inside and outside decks of the house. The gym is an enviable at-home workout space, with access via custom wooden French doors, cork floors, full wall mirrors, a built-in ceiling-mounted workout bar and 9 ft ceilings. The gym opens to a walk-out with gorgeous stone landscaping and water feature that brings in the light and draws you to the outdoor garden. The downstairs also holds a fourth bedroom with ensuite. The entire home was built with environmentally friendly, non-toxic materials for the cleanest air and water via quality Aquatherm plumbing. Other features of the home include abundant storage, top-of-the-line mechanicals, commercial-grade boiler, and a double attached garage with in-floor heating. On a large 53x130ft lot with Hydrawise smart app sprinkler and irrigation system and maintenance-free patios.More details
A modern masterpiece designed for indoor and outdoor living canvassed with custom architectural elements. This stylish home features an elegant and contemporary layout offering a designer-lit vaulted two-storey entrance, an elevator, a lighted staircase, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, open concept entertaining areas, and a drywalled oversized double garage with generous height for a lift. The finest materials, finishes and craftsmanship showcase the main floor with 3 bedrooms, laundry and a full bath. Windows surround the second floor giving the sense of treehouse living with floor-to-ceiling accordion folding doors in the great room that open half the floor to the sun-drenched West facing patio with built-in BBQ. The gourmet kitchen accentuating sleek design furnishes a 6-burner Wolf gas stove, Sub-Zero refrigerator, a bar fridge in the island, a stand-up freezer in the walk-in pantry, two sinks and a separate counter-top den area. A triple-sided custom gas fireplace divides the family and dining rooms. Once you retreat to the primary spa-like ensuite warm tile and deep wood finishing invite you to a custom rain shower, a Euro jetted tub, in-floor heat and access to a private balcony. Striking mountain and downtown views enhance the outdoor elements of the flexible third-level loft with a rooftop patio. The fully developed walk-out basement with in-floor heat boasts a rec room, a gas fireplace, full wet bar with dishwasher, fridge, freezer, cold storage, a bedroom, 4-piece bath, mudroom and patio doors to a West facing patio and yard. The beautifully landscaped backyard with a large grass area, rock garden and patio with dual stairs up both sides of the home complete this incredible residence that offers every imaginable space, amenity and comfort for today’s lifestyle.More details
Surround yourself with carefully-crafted, state-of-the-art luxury! Situated on a quiet street minutes away from downtown, this incomparable custom contemporary open-concept estate home was designed by Dejong Design Associates, engineered by ISL Engineering, and built by Waterford Homes to take advantage of breathtaking, unobstructed city views from all four levels. Featuring over 5426 sq. ft of luxurious living space on 4 levels, no expense was spared creating this masterpiece. Cost to build was over $5.5 million. The expansive main floor great room showcases unparalleled views of Calgary’s impressive skyline and includes floor to ceiling windows in the living and dining rooms and a chef’s dream kitchen complete with granite counters, oversized island, stunning walnut cabinetry and Miele appliance package. You can’t miss the stunning 2-piece powder room or the office, extensively paneled in walnut, with access to the main-floor balcony and more outstanding views. On the first upper level, the master suite has unobstructed downtown views, a spacious walk-in closet, 5-piece ensuite with marble-encased soaker tub and a travertine and marble lined shower. The junior suite has a walk-through closet & 3-piece ensuite. The exercise room can be converted to a 4th bedroom and shares a 4-piece bath with the welcoming guest bedroom. The top level of this home is the crown jewel with a family room with bar, games area, and access to the rooftop patio with jaw-dropping panoramic views & gas fireplace. The fully-developed lower level houses a 2-piece bath, garage/woodshop, storage & home automation room. The home’s environmentally-friendly features include radiant heating (cement floors) with individual zone controls in every room, triple-glazed windows & doors by Calgary Sash and Door; recyclable Resysta decking on all outdoor spaces & fencing, large windows with south exposure for passive solar heating and automatic blinds to aid heating/cooling system. Additional features include: 4-stop elevator, double under-drive garage easily converted to hold 5 vehicles, home automation system, professional landscaping and irrigation system. This is an incredible opportunity to own one of Calgary’s premier residences!More details
Data was last updated December 3, 2021 at 04:05 PM (UTC)
Data is supplied by Pillar 9™ MLS® System. Pillar 9™ is the owner of the copyright in its MLS®System. Data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by Pillar 9™.
The trademarks MLS®, Multiple Listing Service® and the associated logos are owned by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and identify the quality of services provided by real estate professionals who are members of CREA. Used under license.