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Coventry Hills is located to the north of Country Hills Boulevard, with access via Coventry Boulevard, about 1 kilometre west of the Deerfoot. The neighbourhood is not only close to the airport and to the major highway to the north. Country Hills Boulevard gives it fast access to the Trans-Canada Highway to Banff.
Public board pupils are bused to Brentwood Elementary, Balmoral Junior High (on 16th Avenue N.W.) and John G. Diefenbaker High (in Huntington). (A school is panned on Coventry Drive). Separate board students are bused to St. Margaret Elementary/ Junior High on 4th Street N.W. (in Collingwood) and St. Francis High on Northmount Drive.
neighbourhood shopping is at the Coventry Court strip mall on the corner of Coventry Drive and Country Hills Town Centre, on the north side of Country Hills Boulevard east of Centre Street, is under construction with phase one containing 120,000 square feet of retail space including a food store. Established shopping is nearby at Beddington Town Centre with several stores and a Calgary Co-op, and the Deerfoot Mall, across the Deerfoot Trail.
There are several ball diamonds and soccer pitches at the future school site on Coventry Drive. A second school site, on Coventry Hills Way, also will have diamonds and soccer pitches. Coventry Hills is also connected to the east-west pathway system for runners and cyclists.
Houses in the neighbourhood were built starting in 1991, and 850 of the 2,400 homes are already complete. The community is mostly single family homes, built by Broadview, Carolina, Crossley, Stepper, and Sterling.
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