Welcome to Sunset Ridge Community in Cochrane

Welcome to Sunset Ridge Cochrane

Located on the western edge of Cochrane, Sunset Ridge sits just north of 1A Highway and east of Cowboy Trail. The location provides easy commutes to and from Calgary for work and a quick day trip or weekend away to Canmore or Banff.

Just as its name promises, Sunset Ridge delivers incredible views of the Rocky Mountains and breathtaking sunsets to soak in. Full of natural beauty that will take your breath away, its pristine location overlooks the charming town of Cochrane and its downtown. With plenty of outdoor activities and nearby amenities, the community is popular among families, retirees and outdoor enthusiasts.

Sunset Ridge at First Sight

With a beautiful backdrop of the rolling foothills and majestic mountains, Sunset Ridge is green and lush in its surroundings of green spaces, walking trails, and parks. The community offers an escape into nature with plenty to explore, making it an ideal location for those who enjoy outdoor activities. A warm and inviting atmosphere fills the air with benches and gazebos scattered throughout the community for friendly conversation with a friend or neighbour, as well as a 6-acre freshwater pond and fountain that offers relaxation and a peaceful escape at the end of the day. 

Outdoor Recreation in Sunset Ridge

Sunset Ridge boasts over 5km of scenic pathways for walking or bike rides. Meander through the community, visit the central park on a quiet evening stroll as the sun sets or enjoy a healthy walk over to a friend on their patio for some evening drinks. 

The growing community encourages a healthy and active lifestyle with many playgrounds, sports fields, picnic areas, an outdoor fitness circuit and plenty of running and biking trails. All these make it an excellent place for families to spend quality time together and for young children and pets to burn off energy. 

The Bow River is only a short drive away for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy their leisure time near water kayaking, fishing or floating down the river. The Cochrane Golf Club and Course, with its manicured greens and spectacular mountain views, is a haven for any golf enthusiast. 

Schools in Sunset Ridge

Providing convenience for any busy family, Sunset Ridge offers two schools within its community: RancheView School (K-8) and St. Timothy Junior and High School (9-12). Schools in Cochrane are part of the Rocky View School District or the Calgary Catholic School District.

Sunset Ridge Amenities

The Trading Post is a mix of residential and commercial properties within the same development. Located in the heart of Sunset Ridge, this complex shares many amenities, including the Forge & Smoke Restaurant, a pharmacy, a medical clinic, food, gas, a liquor store, a yoga studio, daycare and a future coffee shop and dentist. A future community centre will be the hub of the community with sports fields, a playground, a skating rink and indoor spaces for locals to host special events or meetings.

Is Sunset Ridge a Fit for You?

Real estate in Sunset Ridge offers something for every budget, from single-family homes, duplexes, apartments and condos, to an exclusive community in Pinnacle Estates. Family and dog-friendly, with astonishing views and endless amounts of nature to explore, Sunset Ridge is a great bedroom community for those commuting to Calgary for work but looking to escape the busyness and noise of the big city at the end of the day. 

If the Sunset Ridge community in Cochrane sounds like it could be an excellent fit for you and your family, please reach out to us at (403) 437-2290, so we can connect you with an agent who can help you find the perfect house to call home!

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