November 2017

Found 5 blog entries for November 2017.

"...the neighbourhood itself sees very little through traffic."

Welcome to Parkallen! This mature, quiet neighbourhood is close to the University of Alberta (main and south campuses) and Old Strathcona. Tree-lined streets surround a central green space and school, with a charming business area just across the street. Parkallen offers quick access to the rest of the city via the nearby LRT line and surrounding major roads, but the neighbourhood roads are safe and quiet.

Neighbourhood Facts

Single detached homes dominate in Parkallen, especially bungalows and semi-bungalows. About two thirds are owner occupied. Residences surround a central green space. There, you’ll find Green Circle Preschool for children aged 3-5, and Parkallen Elementary

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“Grandview” -- the name says it all. This is a neighbourhood with estate appeal nestled into the heart of the city. Cushioned from the noise of the city by the surrounding green space, Grandview Heights’ central location allows you to enjoy the perks of a rural setting without sacrificing the convenience of urban living.

Neighbourhood Facts

Grandview Heights is bordered to the north by the North Saskatchewan River Valley and Fox Drive, to the west by Whitemud Creek Ravine, to the south by 62 Avenue and the University of Alberta Farm, and to the west by 122 Street.

The neighbourhood is made up mostly of single detached homes, with one school, Grandview Heights Elementary and Junior High, an apartment complex, and a few businesses collected in the

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If you were looking for the premiere community in south-central Edmonton, you might have just found it. Belgravia is a quiet, low-density neighbourhood with a menagerie of beautiful properties. An LRT station and access to the river valley trail network means Belgravia is a great choice for those going car-free too.

Neighbourhood facts

Belgravia’s peace is and quiet is tied to its semi-isolated setting. It is bounded on two sides by the river valley and Fox Drive, meaning it can only be accessed from the north and east, where it is bounded by University Avenue 114 Street and respectively. This means very little vehicle traffic, aside from residents and visitors, in the neighbourhood. Belgravia is primarily a low-density, single family house

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If you thought all suburbs were the same, think again.

Lake life in the city? Look no further than Summerside in southeast Edmonton. This modern community was designed around Lake Summerside itself, which provides access to a residents-only lake area. With that in mind you might think Summerside is an exclusive, gated neighbourhood. Quite the opposite. Summerside truly has options for everyone, making it the most accessible resort-style community in the region.

Neighbourhood facts

Summerside is located in the heart of the Ellerslie area in south Edmonton. It was planned to be a predominantly residential neighbourhood, with 75% low density residential and 25% multi-family units. Summerside is  is bounded by Ellerslie Road to the north, 66

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 If you’re looking for a home in an new-but-established neighbourhood, Ellerslie might be just the place.

Ellerslie is one of south Edmonton’s neighbourhoods that sprung up during the early and mid 2000s, seemingly overnight (well, eight years or so). That said, Ellerslie is unique among these neighbourhoods. The new section of the neighbourhood shares space with an existing subdivision of country-residential homes that have since been enveloped by the neighbourhood’s modern development. This rural-urban mix, coupled with nearby retail and easy transportation access, makes Ellerslie a unique and desirable southeast Edmonton neighbourhood.

Neighbourhood Facts

Ellerslie occupies the area in southeast Edmonton between 34 Street and 91 Street,

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