Mckenzie Towne Community Overview

McKenzie Towne is a master planned residential neighbourhood in the southeast of Calgary, Alberta being developed by Carma Developers LP. The community is bordered on the west by Deerfoot Trail, on the south by Marquis of Lorne Trail Highway 22X, on the east by 52 St. S.E., and to the north by the South Trail regional commercial centre along 130 Ave. S.E.

Mckenzie Towne boasts many recreational features, including: the McKenzie Town Hall containing the staff of the McKenzie Towne Council (which is the area homeowners association), a gymnasium, meeting and banquet facilities, and a private outdoor park area; a network of paved pathways and green spaces; a fountain and splash park; and numerous ponds also compliment McKenzie Towne. McKenzie Towne also contains one Separate School Board elementary school and a public elementary school is under construction and will be open for enrollment in 2010.

McKenzie Towne is designed as a Neotraditional Community to reflect a small town, complete with both street front retail, mid size commercial offerings, a variety of single family homes, apartments, town houses, churches, seniors care facilities, public and separate board elementary schools, and traditional architecture. The neighbourhood was based on the new urbanist movement and original concepts were crafted by Andreas Duany who was the same architect to model Seaside, Florida (the filming location of The Truman Show movie).

The neighbourhood is divided into four distinct areas: Inverness, Elgin, Prestwick, and High Street. Each of the three areas of Mckenzie towne offer complimenting architectural styles. Elgin features six styles of architecture designed to reflect Europe. English Cottage, Greek Revival, English Tudor, French Eclectic, Italianate, and English Arts & Crafts. Prestwick and Inverness follows four styles: Queen Anne (Victorian), Georgian, Craftsman, and National. High Street is the commercial area, designed by Gibbs Gage Architects. It features street oriented commercial with many small businesses and complemented with larger well known retail tenants and a major grocery store.

In 2006, the Calgary Catholic School District opened St. Albert The Great Elementary/Junior High school in the community.

Community overview from Wikipedia.

mckenzie-towne Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
23 52 Street East
92 McKenzie Towne
96 McKenzie
103 McKenzie Express
117 McKenzie Towne Express
151 New Brighton Express
152 New Brighton
153 Copperfield
302 BRT Southeast
825 Bishop Carroll/ Mckenzie Towne Express
861 Bishop Grandin / Douglasdale
868 All Saints High/ 52St SE

Mckenzie Towne Closest LRTs

Shawnessy CTrain Station 4.54 km
Somerset - Bridlewood CTrain Station 4.56 km
Fish Creek - Lacombe CTrain Station 4.73 km
Canyon Meadows CTrain Station 4.81 km
Anderson CTrain Station 5.54 km

Mckenzie Towne Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     7$1000$1425$1281
Basements     3$1000$1295$1165
Condos     19$1200$1800$1428
Houses     8$1700$3500$2106
Shared     6$500$800$633
Townhouses     11$1395$2500$1703
Total Rentals     54$500$3500$1462

Mckenzie Towne Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Studio Nine School of Music
26 McKenzie Towne Gate, Calgary
0.52 km
11 McKenzie Towne Avenue Southeast #408, Calgary
0.60 km
BrightPath McKenzie Towne
97 McKenzie Towne Boulevard Southeast, Calgary
0.82 km
Eleeza Yoga
222 New Brighton Mews Southeast, Calgary
0.85 km
Eliza Arentewicz
2 New Brighton Drive Southeast, Calgary
1.14 km
Saint Albert the Great
Prestwick Circle Southeast, Calgary
1.16 km
Premiere Violin Studio
28 McKernan Road Southeast, Calgary
1.43 km
minecraft world
142, Calgary
1.58 km
Execute Wellness inc.
46 Copperfield Terrace Southeast, Calgary
1.94 km
MCHA Montessori Children's House Academy
46-4307 130 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
2.00 km
Mahogany Learning Centre
4 Mahogany Row #160, Calgary
2.36 km
Prince of Peace School
43 Auburn Meadows Boulevard Southeast, Calgary
2.39 km
Yoga Therapy Works
164 Auburn Shores Way Southeast, Calgary
2.69 km
Roadrunner/Best Driving School Calgary | Spanish/English | Instructor
154 Mahogany Grove Southeast, Calgary
2.75 km
McKenzie Meadows Golf Club
17215 McKenzie Meadows Drive Southeast, Calgary
2.88 km
Mr Rayz Music For Kidz
16 5Y1, 14736 Deerfield Drive Southeast, Calgary
3.41 km
Voice and Piano Lessons with Jocelyn
46 Cranridge Terrace Southeast, Calgary
3.64 km
Sibylla Kiddle School | Calgary Board of Education
66 Cranford Drive, Calgary
3.83 km
UCMAS Abacus & Mental Math School
3506 118 Avenue Southeast Unit # 110D, Calgary
4.21 km
Sunvalley Kids Montessori Queensland
950 Queensland Drive Southeast Unit 406, Calgary
4.26 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Mckenzie Towne Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Little Free Library
5034 Elgin Avenue Southeast, Calgary
0.91 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Mckenzie Towne Distance to Local Landmarks

Alberta Children's Hospital 21.28 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 19.18 km
Ambrose University College 21.35 km
Bow Valley College 16.28 km
Calgary Airport 24.53 km
Calgary Zoo 15.36 km
Chinook Centre Mall 12.08 km
City Hall 16.16 km
Cross Iron Mills 41.35 km
Deerfoot Mall 22.46 km
Devry Institute of Tech 15.32 km
Downtown Calgary 17.21 km
Foothills Hospital 20.60 km
Market Mall 23.29 km
Mount Royal University 15.93 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 18.57 km
Rocky Mountain College 22.94 km
Rockyview Hospital 12.66 km
SAIT 18.99 km
South Health Campus 3.54 km
Southcentre Mall 8.10 km
Sunridge Mall 18.06 km
University of Calgary 21.76 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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