Mount Pleasant, Calgary AB

Walkable downtown vibe combined with historical feel

Mount Pleasant is a historic and vibrant community in northwest Calgary, located close to the downtown core and the Bow River. It was established in 1912 and has a population of over 5,000 residents, who enjoy its walkable streets, mature trees, heritage homes and diverse amenities.

 

Mount Pleasant’s real estate market is active and attractive, with a variety of housing options ranging from single-family homes to condos and townhouses. According to Bode.ca, the average sold price of all properties in Mount Pleasant was $604,000 in May 2023, a 5.6% increase from the previous year. The average days on market was 28, and the average sold price to list price ratio was 98%. The most popular property types were detached houses (54%), condos (24%) and townhouses (16%).²

 

Mount Pleasant’s culinary scene is eclectic and delicious, with a range of restaurants offering cuisines from around the world. Whether you’re looking for a cozy cafe, a casual pub, a fine-dining spot or a sweet treat, you’ll find it in Mount Pleasant. Some of the top spots for takeout include The Block Kitchen and Lounge for contemporary Canadian dishes, The Himalayan for authentic Nepalese and Indian food, The Coup for vegetarian and vegan fare, and Made by Marcus for artisan ice cream.³

 

Mount Pleasant’s schools are among the best in Calgary, with high academic standards and a variety of programs and extracurricular activities. According to the Fraser Institute’s school rankings, which use objective data such as average scores on province-wide tests, Mount Pleasant’s elementary schools scored an average of 7.8 out of 10 in 2020, while its secondary schools scored an average of 7.4 out of 10. Some of the top-ranked schools in Mount Pleasant include King George School (9.1), Queen Elizabeth High School (8.6) and Rosemont School (8.4). 

 

Mount Pleasant is a great place to live, work and play, with something for everyone. If you’re looking for a friendly and vibrant community with a rich history and culture, Mount Pleasant might be the perfect choice for you.

(1) Market Data | Understand the real estate market | Bode Canada. https://bode.ca/market-data.

(2) Bode Canada | Buy or Sell Your Home Without a Realtor | Learn more. https://bode.ca/.

(3) Calgary Real Estate Board – CREB® | CREA Statistics. https://creastats.crea.ca/board/calg/.