The Drake Condo is right across the street from the original Nellie McClung House and West of the Montana High-rise Condominium Tower. The Drake condo comprises seventeen concrete floors. The Drake’s target buyer is youthful urban professionals looking for reasonably affordable accommodation in a vibrant location with a very high walk-score.
The Drake Hi-rise Condo Tower was completed in 2013, and is located at 1500 7th Street SW, in historical Connaught in the Community of Beltline, which is in Calgary’s City Centre District.
There are 135 units in total in the Drake Condo. They are comprised of seven two-storey Town Homes on the main floor, and 128 apartment style condominiums on floors 2 through 17. Floors 3 through 13 have nine units, each, Floors 14 to 16 each have eight units and then only four Penthouse units on floor 17.
The Drake was developed by Grosvenor, an internationally celebrated company with over 300 years of real estate experience, Drake will be designed to LEEDTM standards. Architecture by award-winning Rafii Architects in consultation with BKDI.
The units are reasonably priced, starting with a very small studio unit of only 398 sq. ft. up and moving up to the Penthouse units of 926 to 990 sq. ft.
Drake Features (2013)
- An abundance of Floor to Ceiling Windows in every unit
- Two Thyssen Krupp Elevators
- Title Parking Stalls
- Balconies with Electrical Service
- Main Entrance on 7th Street SW
- Laminate wood flooring
- High performing acoustical underlay under bedroom carpets
- Over-height ceilings in most living areas
- Glass & aluminum railing on all patios
- Modern kitchen cabinet doors
- Durable, polished kitchen countertops in black stone
- Fulgor stainless steel cook tops
- Fulgor built-in wall ovens with Cool-Touch door
- Samsung Energy Star rated stainless steel built in dishwasher
- Panasonic stainless steel microwave with stainless steel built in trim kit
- Stainless steel undermounted sinks with chrome faucet and pull-out nozzle
- Walk-in showers and soaker tubs
- Baseboard Heating
- Secured and well-lit underground parkade
- Titled Storage lockers
- Social room for use by all of Drake’s residents with lounge and kitchenette
Parking in the Drake
- Parking on five under-ground, secure levels
- 4 underground visitor parking stalls
- Entrance is from the alley, and has a maximum vehicle height of 6’10” or 2.1M
Condo Fees Include
Pets by approval of Board
Mike Leibel is a Calgary Realtor that specializes in Downtown condominiums.
Drake Condo Review Calgary
408 1500 7 Street SW in Calgary: Beltline Condo for sale : MLS®# C4257094$369,000Apartment
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- 757 sq. ft.70 m2Welcome to the Drake! This 2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom unit showcases a contemporary design, 9’ ceilings & floor to ceiling windows offering plenty of natural light, throughout. Perfect for entertaining, the open concept layout features a well-equipped kitchen finished with dark granite counter tops, soft close cabinetry, white tile back splash & stainless steel appliance package. The master bedroom features a private 4 piece en-suite. The second bedroom & 3 piece bath are ideal for family and friends. Other features of the condo - fresh paint, in-suite laundry with additional storage, a private balcony, one titled parking stall and a titled storage locker. Enjoy being steps away to 17th Avenue, where you will find plenty of shops & restaurants, a close walk to Bow River pathways, public transit & walking distance to the downtown core. Book a showing today! More detailsListed by CIR REALTY
306 1500 7 Street SW in Calgary: Beltline Condo for sale : MLS®# C4243833$379,000Apartment
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- 831 sq. ft.77 m2Welcome to the DRAKE. Outstanding location in the heart the Beltline. This 2 bedroom , 2 bathroom, end unit condo has flawless contemporary style with wrap around 9" floor to ceiling windows allowing an unlimited amount of natural light to showcase the open floor plan of the living and dining area as well as the kitchen that is finished with dark granite counter tops, island & eating bar. Soft close cabinetry and stainless steel appliance package,wonderful for entertaining. The spacious master bedroom features an abundance of closet space and private 4 piece ensuite. The second bedroom is a nice size with it's own door leading to the balcony. In-suite laundry, 1 titled parking indoor stall plus a titled storage locker. Also let me mention the alluring 17th Ave shops & restaurants that are just steps away,no need for UBER!! Close to public transit, pathways,Bow River and walking distance to the Downtown core. Enjoy living in one of Calgary's top Inner city and very exciting Communities. No disappointments The condo has also been repainted. More detailsListed by RE/MAX REAL ESTATE (CENTRAL)
1507 1500 7 Street SW in Calgary: Beltline Condo for sale : MLS®# C4243506$399,900Apartment
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- 609 sq. ft.57 m2Modern design and upgraded features in this spacious one bedroom corner unit on the 15th floor at the Drake. Panoramic 270° downtown skyline views from dramatic floor to ceiling windows in every room. Modern kitchen with island with breakfast bar. The kitchen features flat panel cabinetry, black granite countertops and stainless appliances including an Italian Fulgor Cooktop and Oven - perfect for exercising your culinary creativity. Master suite with direct access to a 3 piece en-suite, balcony and views. Additional elements include desirable laminate flooring, 9' ceilings, titled underground parking, additional titled storage, a party room, in-suite laundry and a large balcony with dual access from the bedroom and living room. This condo is situated close to trendy 17th Avenue that includes boutique shops, dining spots, Calgary's 2019 best voted coffee shop Analog Cafe and many more cafe's and restaurants! Come experience all the best perks of City Central Living! More detailsListed by MAXWELL CAPITAL REALTY