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Greystone in Cochrane: Where Elevated Living Begins

Published on: June 23, 2024

Welcome to Cochrane, where the Rockies meet the prairies and community spirit thrives. Located just 20 minutes west of Calgary, the new community of Greystone is nestled within this picturesque town—a vibrant community offering a wealth of amenities and opportunities. With Cochrane only 30 minutes from the stunning Alberta Rockies, it’s an ideal destination for those seeking a seamless blend of urban convenience and outdoor adventure.

Embrace Nature and Adventure

Cochrane boasts abundant outdoor recreational opportunities, with its proximity to the Rockies serving as a playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Explore the vast network of hiking and biking trails that wind through lush forests and breathtaking landscapes.

For adrenaline junkies, there’s no shortage of opportunities for rock climbing, whitewater rafting, and skiing in the nearby resorts. Residents can visit the Bow River just minutes from their homes to embark on fishing, boating, rafting, or just lounging on the shore. Cochrane Ranch Historic Site is another gorgeous outdoor space right there in town. This public park spans 55 acres and features picnic tables, outdoor firepits, an outdoor stage, and more.

Many family-friendly outdoor activities keep everyday life entertaining in Cochrane. Cochrane features disk golf, an 18-hole mini golf course, Boundary Ranch (a horseback riding company), and bike tours that take people to some of Cochrane’s best restaurants. Less than two minutes from Greystone is the pet-friendly Cochrane Golf Club, with a nine-hole course that hosts a variety of leagues, golf lessons, and summer camps.

Ready to embrace the adventure that awaits in Cochrane? Whether seeking thrills, tranquillity, or simply a taste of outdoor bliss, Cochrane invites you to discover a world where every moment is an opportunity for unforgettable experiences.

Sports & Recreation Facility Centre

Greystone also features a vast sports facility center, the Spray Lakes Sawmills Centre, less than a minute from our new ZEN Greystone homes.

The SLS centre houses three ice arenas and a curling center. It also has summer sports facilities, such as an aquatic center, climbing wall, and indoor turf. The sports facility also has a fitness center, gymnasium, indoor track, gymnastics center, and high-performance sports training facility. This 325,000-square-foot facility has physiotherapy, food and beverage outlets, preschool, and countless other programs. The SLS Centre is one of Alberta’s largest recreational facilities, hosting over 150 drop-in classes and registered programs.

Cochrane’s Charming Character

Cochrane seamlessly blends modern amenities with its rich Western heritage. Just minutes from Greystone lies Cochrane’s historic downtown, adorned with distinctive buildings and a bustling main street. Here, local shops offer everything from artisan ice cream and gourmet coffee to classic candy stores and locally-owned restaurants.

New Calgary Co-op Under Construction in Greystone

Exciting developments are underway in the Greystone community; Calgary Co-op has broken ground on a 41,000-square-foot store and is just moments from our new ZEN Greystone homes. This new Co-op is just another example of all the conveniences and amenities that will be available to residents. The new Co-op will offer easy access to groceries, household essentials, a liquor and cannabis store, a gas station, a car wash and a convenience store. It’s yet another testament to the thoughtful planning and dedication to enhancing the quality of life for all who call Greystone and Cochrane home.

ZEN Net Zero and Net Zero Ready Townhomes in Greystone

Avalon has re-designed homeownership with Net Zero homes – a better home for you and the environment.

Net Zero home is designed, modelled and built to produce as much energy as it consumes annually using on-site renewable energy systems and is up to 80% more efficient than a typical new home

A Net Zero-Ready home has all the features of a Net Zero Home without solar panels and uses up to 80% less energy than a home built to traditional standards.

With a focus on sustainability and building innovation, ZEN Greystone redefines the standard for eco-friendly living in Cochrane. All homes at ZEN Greystone are built to Avalon’s Net Zero Advantage specification, which includes insulation levels that are 50 to 60% higher than in traditionally built homes, an airtight building envelope that doesn’t allow the home’s heated (or cooled) air to leak out or moisture to get into walls, triple-pane windows, energy-efficient appliances, and LED lighting.

Read more about the advantages of our Net Zero specifications in our previous blog post.

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