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Rural Rocky View County Real Estate


Rocky View County real estate is located in a rural area of southern Alberta, surrounding the city of Calgary, known for its rich agricultural industry and a tranquil lifestyle amongst spectacular greenery and wildlife.

Rocky View’s unparalleled natural resources allow for endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. The county offers several world-class fishing spots, such as the Bow River and the Crossfield Trout Pond. The area is also home to countless golf courses, equestrian facilities, and campgrounds, along with the spectacular Ghost Lake, which is ideal for sailing, canoeing, kayaking, and more.

The area has a rich history and offers several museums and sites worth a visit. The Beiseker Station Museum hosts one of Alberta’s few remaining Canadian Pacific Railway stations, dating back to 1913, while the Pioneer Acres Museum and Nose Creek Valley Museum preserve the area’s rich history dating back to its earliest settlers. The expansive Cochrane Ranche Historical Site features a 136-acre park with mountain biking trails, a museum within a 110-year-old heritage building, archaeological remains, and breathtaking panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains.

Rocky View is home to a variety of entertainment venues, including western Canada’s largest amusement park, Calaway Park, which spans over 100 acres. At Bufferfield Acres and the Calgary Farmyard, families can enjoy petting zoos, tractor rides, pony rides, labyrinths, and more. Rocky View is also home to the Calgary region’s largest shopping complex, CrossIron Mills, which features over 1.1 million square feet of shops and services..

The town of Cochrane, located in Rocky View, is host to over 75 annual events and festivals, such as the Cochrane MADE festivals, where guests can browse locally made products from jewelry and home décor to artisan baked goods and local produce.

The county’s Elbow Valley private community has been awarded both Canada’s Community of the Year and Calgary’s Community of the Year, recognized for its high quality amenities and serene environment. With three lakes, over 20km of nature trails, and four renowned golf clubs, Elbow Valley is a popular destination for those looking to reside in a peaceful rural environment with a luxurious and safe lifestyle.
The quaint mountain town of Bragg Creek is known as a popular vacation destination, with a variety of scenic campgrounds and cozy B&Bs and over 166km of multi-use trails in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

With several charming towns and a vibrant culture, Rocky View County offers tranquil country living with incomparable mountain views. Connect with one of our specialized market experts to find out more about real estate opportunities and market conditions in Rocky View County.

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