Westmere is on the North-West end of Chestermere Lake and runs west towards Calgary along the 1A highway.
Westmere has the most diverse housing mix in Chestermere. Townhouses, villas, 3 storey apartment buildings, estate homes and a good mix of single family homes. Construction started here in 2000 and it will be many years before the area is completely built out. There is a show home parade open now.
There are some very lovely park areas in this sub-division, the linier parks provide areas for families to walk, and play and also walkout lots backing onto green space. There is a large water feature at the entrance to Westmere. Westmere has the two elementary schools and the separate school goes from kindergarten to Grade 12.
Westmere is also home to Chestermere Station, the largest commercial property in Chestermere. There is a Safeway Store, Shoppers Drugs, 3 banks, a dentist, optometrist, chiropractor, Dominos Pizza, Tim Horton's, A & W, Movie Store, The Source, Dry Cleaners, a bottle depot, A Mexican Restaurant, An Indian Restaurant, A Boston Pizza, Trends a fashion store, Luna A Hairdresser, A Medical Clinic. More businesses will be opening in the near future.
John Peake Memorial Park is on this side of the lake, providing easy access for residents. The public boat launch is here as well as a new boardwalk and grassy area for the public to enjoy. The skateboard park is just across the highway and is now easy to get to with the traffic lights installed. The community centre is also just across the street from Westmere.
Fast Facts About Westmere:
* Two new community elementary schools
* 44 acres of parks, green space and wetlands
* Westmere Community covers an area of 440 acres
* Will be home to 2,500 families when completed
Short walking distance to:
* The shores of 750 - acre Chestermere Lake
* 18 - hole golf course and recreation center
* Day use parks, boat launch, and picnic areas
* Chestermere station
Things to Love about Westmere:
* Great parks
* Close to elementary and separate schools
* Close to shopping and services
* Good variety of housing choices
* New homes still available
* Access to lake at John Peake Park
Prairie Waters - Public Elementary School
Public Middle School - Chestermere Lake Middle School
Chestermere High School
Our Lady of Wisdom - Catholic Elementary
St. Gabriel The Archangel - Catholic Middle & High School
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and School