Acreages For Sale: Profiling The Rural Community Of Bearspaw

Acreages For Sale: Profiling The Rural Community Of Bearspaw

Perhaps more than ever before, people are seeking a slower-paced, remote, peaceful lifestyle. The appeal of country living gained traction during the pandemic and is still going strong. Rural life embodies a range of lifestyle choices. Some country dwellers are seeking seclusion and acres of space to farm, others like a bigger plot of land than city dwelling allows, but still want to be part of a community and close to urban amenities. Whatever your flavour, acreage living has something for everyone. This article will explore the endless possibilities in the rural paradise of Bearspaw.

If you are interested in exploring rural living, here are some of the 
Acreages For Sale currently listed in Bearspaw, Springbank, and Elbow Valley.

Acreages For Sale: The Rural Community of Bearspaw

This sprawling rural area is nestled between northwest Calgary and the town of Cochrane in the municipal district of Rocky View County. This community is named after Chief Bearspaw who was head of the Stoney Nations and a key player in the negotiations of Treaty No. 7. Originally settled mostly by dairy farmers, Bearspaw has evolved to include a diverse collection of farms and ranches, sprawling acreages, and planned subdivisions.


For buyers seeking the benefits of acreage living within an existing community consider Church Ranches, Watermark at Bearspaw, Bearspaw Country Estates, Bearspaw MeadowsBearspaw Summit, Bearspaw Acres, Bearspaw Ridge, Bearspaw Village, Lynx Ridge, and Blue Ridge Estates.


Amenities in Bearspaw include:

Golf Courses: Bearspaw Golf & Country Club, Springbank Links, Lynx Ridge, The Links of GlenEagles, and Cochrane Golf Club.

Recreation: Bearspaw Lifestyle Centre (a community hub for sports, arts, and other activities and events), The Bearspaw Loop (an interactive walking pathway), Big Hills Springs Provincial Park, Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, 12 Mile Coulee (natural preservation area), and Charles Butler Park.

Schools: Students in Bearspaw can attend Bearspaw School for grades 1-8 and Cochrane High School for grades 9-12. The Edge School, a private school for student-athletes in grades 4-12 is also located in Rocky View County.

Due to its convenient rural location, residents of Bearspaw can take advantage of all of the urban amenities available in Calgary and Cochrane including grocery and big-box stores, health and wellness facilities, and dining and entertainment.


Explore Acreages For Sale With A Calgary Realtor®

Many urban dwellers are leaving the hustle and bustle of the city for the slower, easier lifestyle of rural living. The appeals of acreage properties are many. When you are interested in an acreage property in the areas surrounding Calgary, it is a smart strategy to partner with a Realtor® who understands the complexities of buying and selling in the rural real estate market. The Eklund Group is an expert real estate team with extensive experience buying and selling acreages throughout southern Alberta. 

The Tanya Eklund Group is a dynamic, full-service team with extensive knowledge of the entire real estate market of Calgary and the surrounding area. We have cultivated a network of buyers, sellers, and support players so we can guide you through every step of the process with the most skilled professionals. And we are masterful negotiators ensuring that every offer is fair and favourable for our clients. Reach out to our team at (403) 863-7434 or through our contact form and let’s talk about what home means to you.


Buying an acreage can be much different than buying a downtown condo or a home in the suburbs. To learn more about the things you need to know when buying a rural property read Important Considerations When Buying An Acreage.

Your rural property may require a few inspections that you wouldn’t typically conduct on an urban property. At the very least we recommend:

  • A home inspection
  • Asbestos and radon testing
  • Soil testing (depending on location)
  • Well and septic testing (when applicable)

You can begin your search using our online property search tool here. And you can also contact our team of Calgary Realtors® to share with us your goals for acreage living and we can help you explore all the possibilities, even with some properties that may not be listed on the MLS®.

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The Tanya Eklund Group is a team of highly knowledgeable, skilled, real estate professionals. Our team concept allows us to offer a full-service, elevated buying or selling experience to our clients. But most importantly, we are dedicated to building trusted and loyal relationships with our clients. Connect with us to share your real estate goals, and we will share with you why we are the perfect team to make them happen. 

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