15 May Your guide to Downtown Edmonton’s amazing neighbourhoods
The city of Edmonton has is Alberta’s second largest city and the sixth largest metropolitan area in Canada, which include many different neighbourhoods and areas for people from all walks of life. In this article we are going to break down the top real estate areas in Edmonton, and what you’ll need to know about these areas.
Downtown (Central) Edmonton
Edmonton Central is made up of 19 neighbourhoods, and is divided into five sub categories known as Capital City District, Commercial-Cultural Core, Jasper Avenue, McKay Avenue Neighbourhood, and the Warehouse Campus Neighbourhood.
If you’re looking to live in an area with lots of shopping and eating, than this is the area for you. There are stores ranging from small to large, many restaurants and cafes of all different types, and amazing arts and culture. Click here for more information on real estate in Downtown Edmonton.
North East Edmonton
In North East Edmonton you will find the following communities: Clareview, Casselman, River Valley Hermitage, as well as smaller areas like Evergreen, Rural North East Horse Hill. There are actually 70 different communities in North East Edmonton in total.
Because of the amenities and different types of recreation in the area, North East Edmonton is a great area for families of all sizes. There is more than 20 schools in the area for children of all ages, and if you’re looking for sports, recreation, or outdoor activities, there are many options to choose from.
The community of Clareview worked with the City of Edmonton to develop and construct an outdoor sports field, park spaces, and a multi-purpose recreation centre. River Valley Hermitage is a desirable location for outdoor enthusiasts looking for outdoor and family activities such as fishing and hiking. Click here for more information on real estate in North East Edmonton.
North West Edmonton
If you’re looking to be close to the downtown core, but want to stay away from the hustle and bustle of downtown living, than this is the perfect area. The North West area is very accessible to many parts of Edmonton, with some of the most appealing residential areas.
North West Edmonton is home to 58 communities including the neighborhoods of Big Lake and Winterburn. Big Lake is a community that is shared between St. Albert and North West Edmonton. The more popular and commonly knows areas are Trumpeter, Starling and Hawks Ridge within the Big Lake community, with Westview Village and the Industrial East and West areas residing in the Winterburn community.
There are many schools in North West Edmonton. Also in the area is a large variety of restaurant options from fine dining, seafood, to fast food. As well as an abundance of pubs and bars for people who are looking to let loose for a night out. Click here for more information on real estate in North West Edmonton.
South West Edmonton
South West Edmonton is known for having some of the most desirable neighbourhoods in the entire city. With many accessible amenities as well as being very close to one of the largest shopping centres in the world, there is now shortage of things to do for everyone, making South West Edmonton a great place to live.
South West Edmonton consists of prosperous neighborhoods such as Haddow, Henderson Estates, and Ogilvie Ridge, as well as Blackburne and Falconer Heights. Lendrum Place, Windermere, Terwillegar and Steinhauer are also located in South West Edmonton.
Due to its location and having immediate access to downtown, South West Edmonton has a positional advantage over the rest of the neighbourhoods in the city. West Edmonton is almost home to the world renowned West Edmonton Mall.
Besides all the restaurants inside the enormous West Edmonton Mall, there are also many different restaurants, pubs, and bars in South West Edmonton. If you’re a family looking to be close to schools there are many schools in the area as well. Click here for more information on real estate in South West Edmonton.
South East Edmonton
The South East area of Edmonton boasts many different housing options, shopping centres, nearby airport access, and all with convenient access to all other areas of Edmonton, this area is definitely the most appealing option for all people.
South East Edmonton have great places to live such as Wild Rose, Cloverdale and Larkspur. South Edmonton is also central to other great area like Mill Woods, Sherwood Park, South West, and Central Edmonton, but also boasts many amenities of its own like the South Edmonton Common Shopping Centre.
South Edmonton Common boasts an impressive 320-acre landscape, and 2.3 million square feet of retail space, including entertainment, retail, and dining locations that would take forever for one person to experience them all. South East Edmonton also has an abundance of schools and parks, making it perfect for families looking for accessibility without the hustle and bustle of the city center. Click here for more information on real estate in South East Edmonton.
Lastly, South East Edmonton is also nearby the Edmonton International Airport; great for frequent travelers.
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