717 Royal Avenue Sw, Calgary


5 Beds
6 Baths
5,743 Sqft
1.03 Acres
6 Garages

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.

Essential Information
MLS® #A2022021
Full Baths5
Half Baths1
Square Footage5,743
Year Built1910
Style3 Storey
Community Information
Address717 Royal Avenue Sw
SubdivisionUpper Mount Royal
Postal CodeT2P 2V6
Parking Spaces16
# of Garages6

Asphalt, Double Garage Attached, 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

CoolingCentral Air
Has BasementYes
BasementFinished, Full
# of Fireplaces1
FireplacesGas, Living Room
Interior Features

Bar, Breakfast Bar, Beamed Ceilings, Bookcases, Built-in Features, Ceiling Fan(s), Chandelier, Closet Organizers, Crown Molding, Double Vanity, French Door, Granite Counters, High Ceilings, Kitchen Island, No Smoking Home, Natural Woodwork, Pantry, Skylight(s), Soaking Tub, Storage, Sump Pump(s), Track Lighting, Tray Ceiling(s), Wet Bar, Walk-In Closet(s)


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


Forced Air, Hot Water, Natural Gas

RoofSee Remarks
FoundationPoured Concrete
Exterior Features

Basketball Court, Garden, Lighting, Private Entrance, Private Yard, Tennis Court(s)

Lot Description

Back Yard, City Lot, Corner Lot, Fruit Trees/Shrub(s), Front Yard, Garden, Lawn, Landscaped, Many Trees, No Neighbours Behind, Open Lot, See Remarks, Secluded, Street Lighting, Underground Sprinklers, Views, Yard Lights


Brick, Concrete, Mixed, Stone, Wood Siding

Additional Information
Date ListedFebruary 18th, 2023
Days on Market217
ZoningDC (pre 1P2007)
Listing Details


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