Thorncliffe is located in the foothills of Nose Hill Park, an urban park popular for its large population of white-tailed deer. The park borders Thorncliffe to the west. The neighbourhood is also bordered by major roads like Deerfoot Trail to the east and McKnight Blvd to the south.
Established in 1954, Thorncliffe is a known peaceful community. It's a perfect residential choice for people who wants to hear nature's whisper rather than the common noise prevalent in highly urbanized cities like the honking of the cars or the industrial noises.
There are a number of shopping centres within and near Thorncliffe. Basically, everything you need is just a few minutes away--from clinics to grocery stores, restaurants, and even hotels. For those who prefer sports, there are golf courses and various sports fields just near Thorncliffe. Of course, there is always Nose Hill Park, too.