717 Royal Avenue Sw, Calgary, Alberta


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About 717 Royal Avenue Sw

Presenting a rare opportunity and truly great estate - The Sayre Estate of Mount Royal stretches from Royal Avenue south to Durham Avenue spanning an entire acre of land in the heart of the city and the city's most prestigious neighbourhood. Fully gated and very private, with 3 perimeter access points and spectacular city views afforded at the front of the property. Anchoring the SE corner at Royal Avenue and 7 Street, as well as the NE corner of Durham Avenue and 7 Street, this estate offers a beautiful mansion constructed in 1910 placing it as one of the oldest and most venerable properties in Mount Royal, indeed in all of Calgary. The house is steeped in local history, including a period serving as a convent. This home offers over 7,606 square feet of developed space with expansive rooms for family living and entertaining. The Coach House presents another 676 sqft of living space. Outstanding craftsmanship, a stunning grand staircase, coffered ceilings, oak hardwood floors and exceptionally high quality finishings are featured through-out the home. This home has been carefully maintained and updated and includes significant upgrades of mechanical systems, windows and doors, insulation, flooring, kitchen and bathrooms, electrical, the rear deck, and features a 50 year warranty Enviro-Shake roof. With 5 bedrooms (and flexibility for a 6th bedroom) and 6 bathrooms, The Sayre Estate easliy accomodates larger families and/or ample room for guests with the separate Coach House offering two bedrooms, a full kitchen, full bathroom, living room and a heated double garage below. The grounds feature a regulation size tennis court, a large deck, and numerous open areas of manicured lawns and landscaping. Heated parking for 6 vehicles and large spacious driveways that can easily accommodate a dozen or more vehicles means there is ample room for large gatherings and events. A peerless location with less than 10 minutes access to the heart of downtown, shopping and restaurants 5 minutes away, The Glencoe Club, and highly rated schools all within short walking distance makes this estate truly unmatched in Calgary and surrounding area. Please view the video and note the house interiors have been painted white and hardwood flooring on the second and third levels, and the back stairwell has been added since the photos and video were taken.

Features of 717 Royal Avenue Sw

MLS® # A2022021
Price $7,500,000
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 6.00
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 5,743
Acres 1.03
Year Built 1910
Type Residential
Sub-Type Detached
Style 3 Storey
Status Active

Community Information

Address 717 Royal Avenue Sw
Subdivision Upper Mount Royal
City Calgary
County Calgary
Province Alberta
Postal Code T2P 2V6


Parking Spaces 16
Parking Double Garage Attached, Asphalt, Electric Gate, Gated, Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Front, Garage Faces Side, Guest, Heated Garage, Multiple Driveways, Paved, Parking Pad, Quad or More Attached, Secured
# of Garages 6
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Interior Features Built-in Features, Granite Counters, Kitchen Island, Natural Woodwork, No Smoking Home, Pantry, Storage, Walk-In Closet(s), Bar, Breakfast Bar, Beamed Ceilings, Bookcases, Ceiling Fan(s), Chandelier, Closet Organizers, Crown Molding, Double Vanity, French Door, High Ceilings, Skylight(s), Soaking Tub, Sump Pump(s), Track Lighting, Tray Ceiling(s), Wet Bar
Appliances Central Air Conditioner, Bar Fridge, Convection Oven, Dishwasher, Double Oven, Garburator, Garage Control(s), Gas Range, Humidifier, Microwave, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Warming Drawer, Washer/Dryer, Window Coverings, Water Softener
Heating Forced Air, Natural Gas, Hot Water
Cooling Central Air
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 1
Fireplaces Gas, Living Room
Has Basement Yes
Basement Finished, Full


Exterior Features Lighting, Private Entrance, Private Yard, Basketball Court, Garden, Tennis Court(s)
Lot Description Front Yard, Landscaped, Back Yard, City Lot, Corner Lot, Fruit Trees/Shrub(s), Garden, Lawn, Many Trees, No Neighbours Behind, Open Lot, See Remarks, Secluded, Street Lighting, Underground Sprinklers, Views, Yard Lights
Roof See Remarks
Construction Brick, Concrete, Mixed, Stone, Wood Siding
Foundation Poured Concrete

Additional Information

Date Listed February 18th, 2023
Days on Market 285
Zoning DC (pre 1P2007)
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

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