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Quick Facts:
Type of Home # of Homes Population
Single Family: 4,238 10,106
Duplex: 24 50
Apartment: 0 0
Townhome: 379 882
Other: 12 10
Totals: 4,653 11,048
Source: 2012 Civic Cencus

The Community:
McKenzie Lake is nestled in a little triangle between the Deerfoot Trail to the east, Marquis of Lorne Trail (Highway 22X) to the south, and the Bow River to the northwest. The community is built around the man-made Lake McKenzie and McKenzie Lake Boulevard, which connects to the two major thoroughfares. Southeast of the Boulevard is McKenzie, northwest of the Boulevard is Mountain Park.

The developer, Carma Developers (now Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. as of 2011), began constuction in the mid-1980s with the original community of McKenzie. In the mid-19090s with increased interest in Calgary's SE, The development of McKenzie Lake became the expansion of the former McKenzie community. This is when the lake was added as there was proven demand for similar amenities such as Lake Bonavista.

McKenzie and McKenzie Lake became one with the development of Legacy Ridge in 1997 when a piece of farmers field that separated the two areas was developed.  

The Lake:
43-acre Lake McKenzie and the adjacent 20-acre park with beach house provides community activities like boating, fishing, skating, swimming, picnicking and tennis. Members of the residents association pay annual fees of $187 for condominiums, $350 lake access properties, $500 lake fornt properties and $250 for all others. (Pricing current as of January 2013. does not include taxes).

Schools - Public School Board:
  • McKenzie Lake School  -  K to 4  -  16210 McKenzie Lake Way SE, Calgary, AB  -  P: 403-777-6500
  • Mountain Park School  -  5 to 9  -   312 Mount Douglas Close SE, Calgary, AB  -  P: 403-777-6442
  • Lord Beaverbrook High SChool -  10 to 12  -  9019 Fairmount Dr. SE, Calgary, AB  -  P: 403-259-5585

Schools - Catholic School Board:
  • Blessed Cardinal Newman  -  K to 9  -  16201 McKenzie Lake Blvd. SE  -  P: 403-500-2092
  • St. Cecilia (French)  -  K to 6  -  610 Agate Cres. SE, Calgary, AB  -  P: 403-500-2040
  • Bishop O'Byrne  -  10 to 12  -  500  333 Shawville Blvd. SE, Calgary, AB  -  P: 403-500-2103
  • St. Mathew (French)  -  K to 9  -  416 83rd Ave. SE, Calgary, AB  -  P: 403-500-2030

Shopping:
The area has its own strip mall on McKenzie Lake Boulevard, with additional stores in nearby McKenzie Towne. There's also Douglas Square at Deerfoot, and to the north in Douglas Glen. The largest area shopping centre is Southcentre Mall (Anderson Rd at Macleod Trail), with other shopping and a movie multiplex in Shaughnessy off Macleod Trail, via 22X.

Recreation:
On the west edge of the community, is the McKenzie Meadows Golf Club, on the bank of the Bow River. To its north is a pedestrian bridge across the Bow, with access to Fish Creek Provincial Park. The park also encompasses Lake Sikome, Fish Creek and connects fully to Calgary's extensive recreational pathway system.

Golf Close By:
  • Maple Ridge Golf Club - Public
  • Shaw-Nee Slopes Golf Club - Public
  • Willow Park Golf & Country Club - Private
  • McKenzie Meadows Golf Club - Public
  • BLue Devil - Public


Historical Statistics of MLS Sales in McKenzie Lake:
D-335 Single Family Homes Condominiums
Year No. of Sales Average Sale Price Yr/Yr % Change No. of Sales Average Sale Price Yr/Yr % Change
1982 6 $ 104,166  n/a
1983 12 $ 80,845 -22.4%
1984 28 $ 66,482 -17.8%
1985 59 $ 60,227 -9.4%
1986 39 $ 74,978  24.5%
1987 56 $ 74,871 -0.1%
1988 62 $ 92,436  23.5%
1989 95 $ 114,813  24.2%
1990 110 $ 147,309  28.3%
1991 159 $ 157,912  7.2%
1992 161 $ 159,817  1.2%
1993 176 $ 176,328  10.3%
1994 181 $ 187,442  6.3%

 
1995 178 $ 188,781  1.7% 0 $ 0  n/a
1996 275 $ 188,419  0.2% 5 $ 151,097  n/a
1997 317 $ 193,219  2.5% 8 $ 155,281  2.8%
1998 304 $ 209,578  8.5% 9 $ 174,833  12.9%
1999 406 $ 207,707 -0.9% 26 $ 145,730 -16.6%
2000 367 $ 234,231  12.8% 24 $ 145,923  0.1%
2001 401 $ 234,067  0.4% 36 $ 149,522  2.5%
2002 422 $ 245,819  4.6% 40 $ 158,356  5.9%
2003 345 $ 274,579  11.7% 41 $ 165,363  4.4%
2004 375 $ 275,774  0.4% 34 $ 167,185  1.1%
2005 370 $ 326,281  18.3% 36 $ 186,991  11.8%
2006 330 $ 421,579  29.2% 23 $ 280,578  50.0%
2007 303 $ 488,420  15.9% 29 $ 314027  11.9%
2008 237 $ 455,617 -6.7% 22 $ 312,213 -0.6%
2009 192 $ 446,082 -2.1% 19 $ 298,300 -4.5%
2010 188 $ 485,640  8.9% 23 $ 283,586 -4.9%
2011 201 $ 505,217  4.0% 14 $ 278,457 -1.8%
2012 237 $ 478,615 -5.3% 13 $ 279,146 0.2%
2013 Contact Us for Up-To-Date Markets Stats Tracked Weekly and Monthly

Source: Calgary Real Estate Board

NOTE: The use of average price information can be useful in establishing trends when applied over a period of time, i.e. six months or longer. CalgaryLakeHomes.ca cautions that an average price does not indicate the actual value of any particular property. If you require specific information on property values please contact us.

NOTE: The use of average price information can be useful in establishing trends when applied over a period of time, i.e. six months or longer. CalgaryLakeHomes.ca cautions that an average price does not indicate the actual value of any particular property. If you require specific information on property values please contact us.


 
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