SOLD (21/02/2023)

1704, 550 Riverfront Avenue SE

Apartment For Sale in Downtown East Village, Calgary CC

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,053 Sq. Ft.
  • Built 2015

A rare find, this prime NW-facing PENTHOUSE unit in FIRST is located in trendy East Village! This stylish condo offers a panoramic river view from the enormous 348 sq ft PRIVATE rooftop terrace, plus it offers 2 bedrooms and a den, 2 full bathrooms, 2 titled indoor parking stalls, and a storage locker.

Located in the heart of East Village, surrounded by park space, trendy shops, eateries, and amenities – and just moments to the downtown core and LRT – FIRST is a stylish urban hotspot.

Contemporary in design and impeccably finished, the open-concept floorplan boasts 10-ft ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, sleek 7 ¼” European laminate flooring, and modern 5” baseboards and 8-ft solid-core doors throughout.


The stylish kitchen features two-tone “soft-touch” modern cabinetry, under-cabinet lighting, glass tile features, quartz countertops, and a built-in stainless steel appliance package including a Jenn-Air gas range, wall oven, and French door refrigerator. The moveable island offers flexibility, storage, and eating space for 4.  


Adjacent, the living and dining rooms offer a modern open-concept lifestyle. The built-in wet bar is perfect for entertaining or as a coffee station, with quartz counters, a bar fridge, floating shelves, a glass backsplash, and lots of storage.


With direct access to the private rooftop terrace, the master suite offers a walk-in closet with organizers and a private ensuite bathroom with modern cabinetry, dual sinks, quartz counters, full-height tiled backsplash, and a walk-in tiled shower with a glass door.


Boasting cheater access to the upgraded 4-piece bathroom with quartz counters and tiled tub/shower, the second bedroom also offers easy access to the den area, perfect for a home office or tech space.


Additional features of this unit include in-suite laundry, modern low-profile window coverings, central air-conditioning, two side-by-side indoor parking stalls, and a private storage locker. Green features include low-flow toilets, energy-saving lighting, energy-efficient appliances, and more.


Quality built with concrete and steel, FIRST is a quiet high-rise tower offering a stylish lobby, a fully equipped fitness facility, and yoga room with access to the courtyard garden, and a guest suite for owner rental (perfect for the in-laws!). The rooftop “sky lounge” is ideal for larger functions and parties, with a server kitchen, meeting room, games room, and spacious rooftop patio. The heated indoor parkade offers plentiful visitor parking, bike storage, plus a wash bay. This bike-friendly building also features an indoor bike service bay with a tire pump.


Centrally located and surrounded by historic buildings, park space, shops, eateries, and amenities, East Village is THE place to be in Calgary’s downtown core. Local businesses include Phil and Sebastian, Simmons Rooftop Bar, Charbar, Sidewalk Citizen, Parlour Ice Cream, and 8 Cakes Bake Shoppe & Cafe, all across the street! Local attractions within a 10min walk include East Village Dog Park, East Village Playground, Calgary Riverwalk, Trout Beach, the Water Park, St. Patrick’s Island Park, the Central Library, and countless others. With all the great restaurants and amenities in East Village within walking/biking distance, your desired eco-friendly lifestyle is at your fingertips. AND with quick access to LRT (5min walk), Macleod Trail, and Memorial Drive, you can be anywhere in the city in no time.

Address 1704, 550 Riverfront Avenue SE
Sold Date 21/02/2023
Property Type Residential
Type of Dwelling Apartment
Style of Home High-Rise (5+)
Area Calgary CC
Sub-Area Downtown East Village
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Floor Area 1,053 Sq. Ft.
Year Built 2015
Maint. Fee $973
MLS® Number A1254647
Postal Code T2G 1E5
Zoning CC-EMU
Site Influences Park, Playground, Sidewalks, Street Lights