Living in Bulyea Heights
Riverbend Edmonton Homes
Bulyea Heights is located in southwest Edmonton in the Riverbend District. It is bordered by the Whitemud Creek Ravine South, Terwillegar Drive, and Rabbit Hill in real estate zone 14.
Also known as "Brookview", several of the houses for sale in Bulyea Heights will back onto either the ravine or a walking trail with trails leading to Ogilvie Ridge, Aspen Gardens & Westbrook Estate.
This Riverbend community features many green spaces and parks with donated community benches to sit down and take in its beautiful natural surroundings. It is also known for the ample "free poop bag dispensers", situated beside a garbage can.
Bulyea Heights was named after Gorge Hedley Vicars Bulyea (1859-1928) who was the first Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta, elected in 1905, and served until 1915. Recently, on the western portion of Bulyea Heights, south of the Brookview strip mall, a new condominium complex was added along with additional walking trails to allow for more affordability in this Riverbend community.
Bulyea Heights was one of the first communities in Edmonton to have an HOA fee which covers the maintenance of fences, the clock tower, tennis courts, and the skating rink. Development in Bulyea Heights, Riverbend began in 1979 and was created for a low-density residential neighborhood that took maximum advantage of its natural surroundings.
There are two bungalow-style duplex retirement complexes on Oeming Road and Butterworth Pointe. The more executive houses in Bulyea Heights with triple garages are found near Butchard Drive. House prices in Bulyea Heights will range from the low 500,000's to luxury house prices and are ranked one of the cities top best 10 neighborhoods to live in.