The Willows of River Heights in Cochrane, Alberta is a 450 home boutique community that boasts small town charm while keeping you close to all amenities.
With a uniquely compelling neighbourhood plan and easy access to all of life’s necessities, The Willows of River Heights invites people and families at any stage of life to put down roots and flourish in a place with deep, enduring connections to the natural legacy of Cochrane and the Bow River Valley. Whether you’re downsizing or growing your family, this award-winning community is the perfect place to call ‘home’.
Open space and parks of various sizes and functions will accommodate a wide range of recreational pastimes. A primary central park will contain the majority of play fields not associated with school sites. Additional recreational opportunities such as community gardens will be interspersed in neighbourhoods throughout River Heights. All open spaces and parks will be linked by sidewalks and pathways, encouraging residents to consider walking or cycling as easy alternatives to driving.
Designed for active play, Willow Park – the neighbourhood’s central gathering place – is open and inviting. Now complete, the park features plenty of open green space, benches, a basketball court, and state-of-the-art playground making this an outstanding addition to the community.
To create additional wetland habitat, Catkin Corner Pond in the neighbourhood’s northeast corner has been landscaped largely with vegetation transplanted from elsewhere within The Willows.
There are many opportunities to embrace nature in this award-winning community. A short walk from home brings you to the connected pathway system along the Bow River.
Within walking distance of The Willows is Bow Valley High school. Another reason that makes The Willows perfect for growing families.”
The best community developers understand the joy and the value that come from meaningful amenities, attractive streetscapes, pedestrian-friendly streets and warm gathering places; and they give substance to their community visions with intelligent master plans