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Capitol Hill

The neighbourhood of Capitol Hill is located within the city of Calgary, Alberta.

Housing

The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, because about one third of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 30% of buildings in this part of the city, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Roughly 55% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 45% are owners. This part of the city also has a good choice of unit sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.

Transportation

Capitol Hill will appeal to homeowners that appreciate various methods of transportation. The public transit network in this area is reasonably convenient. More precisely, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. A majority of the homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are also convenient for walking; many common errands can be run without needing to resort to a car. It is difficult to get around by bicycle in Capitol Hill as. Thankfully, cyclists do not encounter significant elevation changes.

Services

It is straightforward to get to the nearest supermarket on foot in this area. Furthermore, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and residents are served by a few cafes as well. It is also convenient to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. With regards to education, parents and their children will welcome the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for sale in Capitol Hill.

Character

Capitol Hill is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm ambience. Parks are very well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, resulting in them being very easy to get to from the majority of locations in this area. This neighbourhood is also good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.

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