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The southeast community of Mahogany has not only the largest man-made freshwater lake and beachfront in Calgary, but also a 5.3-hectare (13-acre) central park. The park will be bookended on one side by an urban village that will give residents a hip place to grab a java or window shop, and the lake on the other. Homes in Mahogany range from townhouses to exclusive estates on residential islands, with private lake access from all sides.
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Mission borders the Elbow River and boasts an eclectic mix of local restaurants, coffee shops, boutique shops, parks and pathways. With a small town vibe, right in the heart of the city, Mission is one of the most sought after communities to live in. You can walk or bike around this pedestrian-friendly community to one of many yoga, spin or pilates studios, later indulge in some of Calgary’s trendiest restaurants and nightlife.
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Auburn Bay in the southeast is a quaint community built around a 17.5-hectare (43-acre) freshwater lake perfect for the family that loves to spend its spare time outside. Residents can scuba dive, row, canoe, pedal-boat, kayak or fish on the lake. On shore, there are beaches, tennis courts, picnic shelters, pathways and a spray park. It’s all anchored by Auburn House, a 16,000-square-foot residents’ association centre.
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Calgary already has one of the best pathway systems in North America, but there’s an increasing understanding that walkability is about more than just pretty paths. It’s about mixed use — being able to walk to school, work, shopping, restaurants and parks on real sidewalks.
You’ll find you can work, play and shop all within walking distance in the centrally-located downtown area.