Living in Calgary Marlborough Park
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Calgary Marlborough Park
can be found near the far east stretches of the city. South of 16 Avenue (Alberta Highway 1) but north of Memorial Drive, and nestled snug between 68th and 52nd streets.
This family-oriented area (#152 above) is well-served by a leisure centre, with skating in winter, schools and daycares and Marlborough Park is surrounded by shopping and restaurants, many of which residents get to by walking.
Good access to the Calgary ring road via 16th Avenue eastbound makes Marlborough Park in northeast Calgary quite convenient for drivers as well. Downtown is a short drive westward on Memorial Drive, Marlborough Mall, Sunridge Mall, the Real Canadian Superstore and the Peter Lougheed Hospital are just a short drive up 36th Street.
Pacific Place Mall, Canadian Tire and Home Depot are even closer. And the Marlborough LRT Station is just across Memorial for the convenience of transit commuters.
Character and history
Since the area was developed in the mid 1970's and is situated on the east side, prospective owners can find
Calgary real estate
bargains on appealing, decent-sized homes that are not too old. Mature trees abound throughout Marborough Park, making it quite attractive. Especially if you look down the many quiet streets located within the neighbourhood.
Calgary Marlborough Park kids have quite a few choices to attend school. The little 'uns have either Roland Michener School or Cappy Smart School and then Dr. Gladys M. Egbert School when they get a little older. Most will go to Forest Lawn High School afterwards. See the Calgary High Schools page for high school locations. Catholic children could choose Holy Redeemer School for the first years, then St. Martha Junior High Followed by Father Lacombe High School at 3615 Radcliffe Dr SE. After that it is just a 15 minute drive west to University of Calgary or SAIT, or 20 minutes to Mount Royal University.
With 8500 other residents, you should not feel too lonely in Calgary Marlborough Park.
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