Historical Homes built prior to 1940

Are you looking to own a part of Calgary's History? Here are some homes that are currently for sale in Calgary that were built prior to the Second World War. We also have information on some of Calgary's Most Historic Homes.
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  • 1220 14 Avenue SW in Calgary: Beltline Detached for sale : MLS®# A2123540

    1220 14 Avenue SW Beltline Calgary T3C 0V9
    Main Photo: 1220 14 Avenue SW in Calgary: Beltline Detached for sale : MLS®# A2123540
    $2,900,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2123540
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,539 sq. ft.
    This property must be sold together with adjoining lot 1218 14th Ave SW. Zoning is CC-MH, a fantastic investment opportunity for the right buyer. Larger inner city downtown lot, please do not enter the premises without permission or without the listing agent or owner. More details
    Listed by First Place Realty
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 3617 5 Street SW in Calgary: Elbow Park Detached for sale : MLS®# A2102914

    3617 5 Street SW Elbow Park Calgary T2S 2C5
    OPEN HOUSE: Apr 21, 2024
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM MDT
    Open House on Sunday, April 21, 2024 2:00PM - 4:00PM
    Main Photo: 3617 5 Street SW in Calgary: Elbow Park Detached for sale : MLS®# A2102914
    $2,498,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2102914
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    3,273 sq. ft.
    OPEN HOUSE Sunday April 21st 2-4pm - Welcome to one of the most beautiful character homes in Elbow Park! Built in 1912 this home is rich in history and offers an abundance of curb appeal. Situated on a 100’X128’ corner lot (that also offers subdivision potential) located in a picturesque pocket of East Elbow Park. The perfect corner lot allows for this 4643.76 square foot home to be positioned with ample front, side and private back yard. With almost $250,000 in recent renovations, this rare character home is move in ready. The covered front porch invites you to the original leaded glass formal entrance and grand foyer. The staircase is wide and substantial, and the foyer offers access through French doors to an amazing parlor. A wonderful space for entertaining larger groups of family and friends as it offers an inviting wood burning fireplace and gorgeous original BC fir woodwork. Original glass double doors off the parlor lead to a relaxing sunroom, a glorious space to bask in the sun and unwind after a busy day. The formal dining room will not be out done as it offers a pressed tin ceiling, original picture railings and beautiful silk wallpaper. The kitchen is a chef’s delight and can be accessed through the foyer, dining room or private staircase for added convenience and features cherry cabinets, granite countertops and high-end appliances. The vaulted ceilings and skylight over the casual dining open the space to the bright and welcoming family room. The second storey begins with a private deck off the landing, large second bedroom and fully renovated 4-piece bathroom with original clawfoot tub. The master retreat offers a spacious bedroom, and den with gorgeous lead glass windows, a dressing room and updated ensuite complete with travertine flooring, double vanities walk in shower and original clawfoot soaker tub. The basement has been completely renovated with a large recreation area, additional bedroom, bathroom, laundry room, and tons of storage. The back yard is a private courtyard flanked by a double heated garage, original single garage (potential for a studio or office) and mature gardens. Elbow Park is coveted by Calgarians, offering great walkability to schools, parks, the River and easy access to restaurants, shops and downtown. Calgary is also one of Canada’s fastest growing cities and ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities as it relates to quality of living, safety, healthcare, and education making it a strategic place to invest. More details
    Listed by Real Estate Professionals Inc.
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 10 New Place SE in Calgary: Inglewood Detached for sale : MLS®# A2105571

    10 New Place SE Inglewood Calgary T2G 3Y2
    Main Photo: 10 New Place SE in Calgary: Inglewood Detached for sale : MLS®# A2105571
    $2,400,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2105571
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    847 sq. ft.
    Dreams do come true. A once in a lifetime opportunity to own this historic home located in the charming community of Inglewood. Home is surrounded by mature trees, plants and backs unto the Bow River with 200 ft of mineral rights belonging to owner. It is in close proximity to the Calgary zoo, Inglewood River Promenade Park, Inglewood Aquatic Centre, shopping, restaurants, playgrounds, trails, bicycle friendly roads and much more. The character home shows pride of ownership. Condition is 10/10. The front porch is the perfect for your morning coffee overlooking the Bow River and garden. There are two good size bedrooms, living room and kitchen on the main floor. Home is illuminated with tons of natural light with views of the river from every corner. Lower level features a recreation room, 3 pc bathroom and office/flex room. Outback is your own private oasis. Trees, fire pit, water, views all create an intimate environment to recharge. This beauty awaits you. Please contact your favourite realtor to schedule a private viewing. More details
    Listed by Melcom Realty LTD.
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 2222 12 Street SW in Calgary: Upper Mount Royal Detached for sale : MLS®# A2055376

    2222 12 Street SW Upper Mount Royal Calgary T2T 3N4
    Main Photo: 2222 12 Street SW in Calgary: Upper Mount Royal Detached for sale : MLS®# A2055376
    $2,175,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2055376
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,251 sq. ft.
    Presenting a rare and very large prime lot in prestigious Upper Mount Royal. This elevated .36 acre (15,725 sqft) rectangular lot (85ft X185ft) is located in the heart of the neighbourhood and affords a spectacular and very secluded setting. Ringed with large mature trees, and with sweeping northwest and downtown views from developed elevations of 25 feet and higher, this lot represents a wonderful opportunity to build an estate home. Complete building plans are available for an Architectural Digest worthy residence designed by Dean Thomas with interiors by Nam Dang-Mitchell, House and Homes 2018 Designer of the Year, and proposed build by Rockwood Homes. Or, build to your own specifications and design. Either way, the future owner will save valuable time and money leveraging off the existing plans and permits in place. The existing home is offered “as is where is” and no value has been ascribed for the existing home in the listing price of the property. Elevated and set back from the 85-foot frontage of the lot, the building site is flat and spans the width of the lot, accommodating a wide variance of architectural design. Steeped in history and among the most coveted settings for a large lot in Mount Royal, this offering represents a unique and special opportunity to build your dream home. Ideally located minutes from downtown Calgary, and walking distance to nearby schools and shopping, The Glencoe Club, and all the amenities of 17 Avenue and 4th Street. Upper Mount Royal represents prestigious inner city living at its finest. Please view the drone footage video to appreciate the features of this fantastic building/development opportunity in the heart of the city. More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Benchmark
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 603 Hillcrest Avenue SW in Calgary: Elbow Park Detached for sale : MLS®# A2123019

    603 Hillcrest Avenue SW Elbow Park Calgary T2S 0N1
    Main Photo: 603 Hillcrest Avenue SW in Calgary: Elbow Park Detached for sale : MLS®# A2123019
    $2,000,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2123019
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    3,026 sq. ft.
    Welcome to your vintage oasis nestled in the prestigious Elbow Park neighbourhood where historic charm meets modern luxury. An unprecedented 50'x218' sprawling homesite backing the Elbow River and exuding amazing valley views and is tucked away from the main road providing the ultimate privacy. This timeless property offers Endless opportunity, currently being used as a LIVE/WORK space with offices, your guests greeted in the welcoming front living room providing privacy from the separate working areas and several exterior entry access points. In addition this home includes a charming full illegal suite in the basement with its own separate private entrance. If you prefer remove the false walls to enjoy over 4000 sq.ft of living space or redevelop the property to take advantage of the amazing second floor views and 0.25 Acre lot size. This is a perfect sit and hold property as well with the anticipation of the new blanket zoning proposals being review with the city. With that, with minor adjustments you could create 3 separate illegal suites for the savvy investor. As you step inside, you're greeted by elegant craftsmanship and architectural details that tell a story of a bygone era. Original Oak and Fir hardwood floors, intricate moldings, and classic fireplaces create an ambiance of classic design. The main floor invites you to unwind in style with spacious living areas bathed in natural light. Entertain guests in the grand living room or host intimate gatherings in the formal dining area. The kitchen has recently been redone, equipped with Jenn-Air cooktop, Miele dishwasher, double ovens, and custom cabinetry. Upstairs, you will find endless possibilities, also offering its own private entrance, recently completed kitchen and spacious living space as well as 2 additional private bedrooms. Outside, the enchanting backyard is a tranquil retreat where you can relax and soak in the beauty of nature. Take a leisurely stroll along the banks of the Elbow River, just steps away from your doorstep, and embrace the serenity of waterfront living. Don't forget the 4 car heated garage providing enough room for all of your toys and an additional workshop as well as additional 5 car parking on the driveway. Conveniently located near trendy shops, gourmet restaurants, and top-rated schools, this property offers the perfect blend of luxury and convenience. Whether you're seeking a peaceful sanctuary or a vibrant urban lifestyle, this vintage gem in Elbow Park is sure to exceed your expectations. Don't miss the opportunity to make this exquisite property your own and create lasting memories in one of Calgary's most coveted neighbourhoods. More details
    Listed by eXp Realty
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 1221 17A Street NW in Calgary: Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill Detached for sale : MLS®# A2090503

    1221 17A Street NW Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill Calgary T2N 2E8
    Main Photo: 1221 17A Street NW in Calgary: Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill Detached for sale : MLS®# A2090503
    $1,774,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2090503
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,163 sq. ft.
    Experience the rare chance to own a property featuring 108 feet of frontage, 184 feet deep on one side and 142 on the other. This property is available for sale for the first time in over half a century. Revel in breathtaking downtown views from the heart of Hounsfield Heights. Seize the lifetime opportunity – construct your dream home or explore the potential to build multiple residences by applying to the city. Perched proudly on a hill, this lot features a beautiful 4-bedroom home with a front veranda. The formal main floor includes a classic den, while the living and dining rooms showcase beautiful hardwood floors. The kitchen, complemented by an eating nook, adds to the charm. Upstairs, discover four bedrooms, with built-in desks in the kids' rooms and an intriguing touch of vaulted ceilings in the primary bedroom. The full basement houses a laundry area and ample storage space. Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to own a piece of history in a prime location. More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Real Estate (Central)
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 215 2 Avenue NE in Calgary: Crescent Heights Detached for sale : MLS®# A2118154

    215 2 Avenue NE Crescent Heights Calgary T2E 0E3
    Main Photo: 215 2 Avenue NE in Calgary: Crescent Heights Detached for sale : MLS®# A2118154
    $1,699,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2118154
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,238 sq. ft.
    Enjoy breathtaking unobstructed views on the ridge in Crescent Heights. South facing backyard on a 50' R-C2 lot overlooks the Bow River, Parks, Centre Street Bridge, Downtown Skyline, and sunsets over the snow capped Rocky Mountains. You can watch the sunrise to sunset from the multi-tiered decks. This 5-level split with 2,860+ sq ft of developed living space offers 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and lots of room for your family to spread out. With only a few lots that showcase these captivating views along the ridge, this home offers an amazing opportunity to live, renovate, rent, or build your dream home. Properties with these impeccable views and full size lots do not come up often, don't miss out! More details
    Listed by RE/MAX House of Real Estate
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 524 23 Avenue SW in Calgary: Cliff Bungalow Detached for sale : MLS®# A2103760

    524 23 Avenue SW Cliff Bungalow Calgary T2S 0J5
    Main Photo: 524 23 Avenue SW in Calgary: Cliff Bungalow Detached for sale : MLS®# A2103760
    $1,599,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2103760
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,698 sq. ft.
    Introducing the ultimate urban oasis in the heart of Cliff Bungalow. Step into a completely rebuilt home (2008) that combines modern luxury with timeless charm. The exterior is adorned with classic brick, seamlessly blending traditional aesthetics with contemporary elements, resulting in a true masterpiece. Upon entering the home, you are greeted by a bright, spacious and inviting foyer that leads into the heart of the house. The main floor is the home's social hub, featuring open concept living, dining, and kitchen areas. The custom kitchen is a culinary enthusiast's dream, with top-of-the-line appliances, a stunning seamless granite island, a panel-ready sub-zero built-in refrigerator, and more. The flooring blends travertine marble and walnut, creating a sense of warmth and sophistication everywhere you step. Open the doors directly to the main floor deck and landscaped backyard, perfect for al fresco dining and relaxation. The second floor of the home is a versatile and well-thought-out space that offers a variety of options for customization. You'll find a spacious second bedroom, adaptable office/flex space, a family room, and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower. A luxurious laundry room with granite countertops and elevator access completes the second floor, combining practicality and luxury. The top floor features a primary oasis of comfort and style. It's a space designed with meticulous attention to detail and focused on providing a serene, indulgent retreat within the home. The lower level is a versatile space with a family room, extra storage, and a third bedroom and bathroom. For added convenience and accessibility, the home offers an elevator that services all four floors. The attention to detail in this home ensures any owner can effortlessly navigate through all four floors, making daily living and entertaining a breeze. Located within walking distance to all the restaurants and shops within Mission, the Elbow River pathway system, and much more. This home epitomizes urban living at its finest! More details
    Listed by RE/MAX House of Real Estate
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 114 Garden Crescent SW in Calgary: Elbow Park Detached for sale : MLS®# A2116194

    114 Garden Crescent SW Elbow Park Calgary T2S 2H5
    Main Photo: 114 Garden Crescent SW in Calgary: Elbow Park Detached for sale : MLS®# A2116194
    $1,585,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2116194
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    1,803 sq. ft.
    Welcome to 114 Garden Crescent.  This beautiful home is nestled on the most sought after private cul-du-sac in the community of Elbow Park.  Steps away from the river path, parks, schools, retail, restaurants and The Glencoe Club, this location can not be beat. This home was fully renovated in 2012 with a WOLF gas stove, a SUBZERO built- in fridge with double freezer drawer, built in wine fridge and hardwood flooring throughout the main floor. New windows with custom window coverings for almost all windows in were completed in 2019. The heart of the spacious living room is a lovely wood burning fire place.  The main floor also hosts an open dining room area and a powder room. The main floor is completed by an additional room that can be used as an office or entertaining space and is surrounded by oversized windows providing an amazing view of the unique and beautiful garden situated in the middle of the cul-du- sac. The upper floor contains a large primary bedroom complete with a 3-piece ensuite, an oversized steam shower and walk in closet. There is additional storage under the large oversized window seating area, which provides a stunning view of the neighborhood. Two more bedrooms, equipped with blackout blinds and another full bathroom complete this space.  The basement was fully redone in 2017 with added wet bar, bar fridge, washer, dryer as well as another bedroom and three piece bathroom.  The low maintenance back yard with mature landscaping provides privacy and perfect for nights of entertaining on the large deck, complete with a Caspian hot tub. This home is move in ready with ample storage in the attic which also had the insulation upgraded in 2019, full exterior paint in 2021 and a double detached garage with Swisstrax flooring, and air conditioning installed in 2017. More details
    Listed by Century 21 Bravo Realty
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 2125 36 Avenue SW in Calgary: Altadore Detached for sale : MLS®# A2107092

    2125 36 Avenue SW Altadore Calgary T2T 2H1
    Main Photo: 2125 36 Avenue SW in Calgary: Altadore Detached for sale : MLS®# A2107092
    $1,490,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2107092
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,287 sq. ft.
    Welcome to an unparalleled redevelopment opportunity in the prestigious Marda Loop/Altadore neighborhood! This prime property comprises TWO LOTS, boasting an impressive total FRONTAGE of 50' x 125'. For those with a grand vision, seize the chance to acquire an even more substantial parcel by including three adjacent lots (MLS#A2100250), resulting in a total frontage of 125 Feet! Positioned at the forefront of urban evolution this property sits across from a proposed 96 unit multi-family project awaiting approval from the City. Imagine being at the epicenter of an emerging architectural landscape, where innovation converges with upscale living. For seasoned developers seeking a canvas to craft a signature masterpiece, this is your calling. The Marda Loop/Altadore locale, renowned for its vibrant character and upscale ambiance, sets the stage for a venture that transcends the ordinary. Immerse yourself in the synergy of this marquee neighborhood, where every detail matters and every project is a statement. Don't miss this rare opportunity to shape the future of one of Calgary's most coveted areas. Sophisticated developers, envision your mark on the skyline and secure your place in the legacy of Marda Loop/Altadore. Act now and turn aspirations into reality in this prime redevelopment landscape! 2 storey, 2BR family home has been well- maintained and upgraded with a new kitchen featuring SS appliances, granite counters. 2 bedrooms + den. More details
    Listed by Stonemere Real Estate Solutions
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 1-7 2123 5 Street SW in Calgary: Cliff Bungalow Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2122356

    1-7 2123 5 Street SW Cliff Bungalow Calgary T2S 2B5
    Main Photo: 1-7 2123 5 Street SW in Calgary: Cliff Bungalow Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2122356
    $1,399,900
    Multi-Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2122356
    Floor Area:
    2,991 sq. ft.
    This property is 7 individual units. 5x 1 bedroom, 1 bath. 1 Studio and 1x 2 bedroom. The monthly rent of the units currently range from $1,100 - $1,400 but are below market value. Refer to the rent roll for the suggested rental increases. The owner also owns the building to the north for development opportunities. The combined frontage would reach 70' and 140' depth with a west facing backyard. Welcome to a timeless investment opportunity in the heart of Cliff Bungalow! This charming multi-family apartment building, built in 1911, exudes character and history while offering a sought after living experience of the incredible location. Comprising seven distinct units, this property is a testament to architectural longevity. This kind of property doesn't come up often so don't miss out. More details
    Listed by RE/MAX First
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
  • 521 22 Avenue SW in Calgary: Cliff Bungalow Detached for sale : MLS®# A2114456

    521 22 Avenue SW Cliff Bungalow Calgary T2S 0H5
    Main Photo: 521 22 Avenue SW in Calgary: Cliff Bungalow Detached for sale : MLS®# A2114456
    $1,297,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2114456
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    5
    Floor Area:
    2,124 sq. ft.
    Prime Investment Opportunity with a 6.68% Cap Rate in the Mission / Cliff Bungalow District of Central SW Calgary - Moments from Starbucks and the Dynamic 4th Street Scene! Seize the chance to own a remarkable investment on a prime 37'x120' lot within Calgary's coveted Mission district. This well-maintained 5-plex, standing proudly on a scenic, tree-lined street, blends the vibrancy of urban living with the enchanting allure of its early 1900s origins. Skillfully converted into five illegal suites (four 1-bedroom and one 2-bedroom), this two-story building captivates with each unit's unique character, enhanced by modern amenities including a complete set of appliances (five refrigerators, five stoves, one dishwasher, and one combination washer/dryer, two washers & 1 dryer). Units #1, 3, 4, and 5 are being sold fully furnished, included in the sale price - you are ready for business! Recent renovations underscore the property’s commitment to quality and comfort, with new shingles installed in 2021 and the bathrooms in suites #1 and #2 completely remodeled in 2022, offering a contemporary living experience. Strategically situated, the property grants unbeatable access to the lively corridors of 17th Avenue and 4th Street SW, renowned for their rich assortment of dining, nightlife, and boutique shopping. It's a haven for those who thrive on an active lifestyle, with the MNP Community & Sport Centre and picturesque bike paths along the Elbow River just a stone's throw away. The convenience of biking or taking transit to downtown Calgary adds to this investment's allure. This investment shines with a robust 6.68% cap rate, underlining its status as a high-performing asset. Four of the five illegal suites have been operating as lucrative Airbnb short-term rentals, a testament to their consistent demand and the property's income-generating prowess. Currently, only 1 is operating as an AirBnB with the balance on long-term leases. In addition, four parking spaces at the rear enhance its attractiveness and functionality. Whether your goal is to bolster your rental portfolio with a property boasting a solid revenue history and recent upgrades or to explore future development possibilities on this versatile lot — be it constructing your dream home or a new multifamily unit — this opportunity is ripe with potential. Invest in a locale that offers both growth and a lifestyle that's hard to match. More details
    Listed by eXp Realty
    Robb Leece, REALTOR®
    Stan Leece, Associate Broker
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Graham Realty Inc.
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Calgary AB T1Y 7H3 CA