Skyview Ranch is one of Calgary’s newest, up-and-coming neighbourhoods. The website for Skyview Ranch describes it as a “...community where stunning landscapes, scenic parks and breathtaking views of the Rockies come together to create the perfect life for growing families.”
Amenities Close to Orchard Sky and Skymills Here are a few interesting facts about the Skyview Ranch neighbourhood near your Orchard Sky and Skymills projects. Within a few minutes, you have access to:
The biggest one-level shopping centre in Alberta.Crossiron Mills was the first shopping centre of its kind in Western Canada. Developed along the Mills concept, the property offers the best features of a traditional shopping centre, the big anchor brands of a major power centre, and destination architecture and entertainment – all in one show stopping location. With more than 200 specialty stores and premium brand outlets, and 17 large-format anchor stores, CrossIron Mills offers something for every shopper, including a themed 1200-seat food court with 17 different food brands. It also has three dining-style restaurants, including Boston Pizza, Fionn MacCool’s and La Prep.
Awesome restaurants. In addition to all the coffee shops, eateries, pubs and restaurants at Crossiron Mills, there are dining options just a few blocks from Orchard Sky/Skymills, including Fritou’s Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut. For dessert head over to Cakes with Attitude, and then meet up with some friends at the North Taphouse for food and drinks.
Recreation: Just 12 minutes drive away you can go to the Saddletown YMCA, hit a few holes at the McCall Lake golf course, or play volleyball, basketball, floor hockey, badminton, or even dodgeball at the Don Hartman North East Sportsplex. Go with the kids or just go alone to Prairie Winds Park for the playground and wading pool for summer fun, or some winter skating at the ice rink. Or drive a few more miles on the other side of the airport for hiking and nature at Nose Hill Park - all 11 square kilometers of it!
More shopping: If Crossiron Mills wasn’t enough, there are plenty of other shopping opportunities. For groceries check out the Taradale Co-op, and for other shopping alternatives check out the Skyview Ranch amenities map.