Living in an University Edmonton Home
The University of Alberta is located in the central portion of southwest Edmonton. The University area is bordered by Groat Road near Royal Mayfair Golf Club, 72 Avenue, and Calgary Trail.
The University of Alberta area has always been one of the most sought-after communities. Living here gives residents easy access to one of our biggest resources at the Rutherford Library, the University of Alberta Hospital considered one of the nation's leading research and teaching hospitals. The campus also offers diverse recreation activities including the Universiade Pavilion, with a pool, climbing wall, sports courts, and fitness and lifestyle center.
These southwest Edmonton homes for sale vary in age, price, and location. House prices range from some of Edmonton's most expensive for beautiful executive houses and penthouse suites overlooking the river valley to more affordable walk-up apartment condominiums. Dwellings in the University are luxury properties and executive houses. Recently several of the older University homes for sale were purchased, torn down, and replaced with new modern houses. Residential real estate here is changing quickly, but still keeping its nostalgic feeling.
Belgravia is a luxury community located near the University of Alberta's main campus. It is named after the Belgravia area of 19th-century London. Several Belgravia houses along Saskatchewan Drive overlook the river valley. This is prime location real estate! Three out of four properties in Belgravia are occupied by the owners and were built prior to 1961.
Garneau is situated next to the University of Alberta, south of Waterdale Hill and Saskatchewan Drive. Real estate in Garneau offers a vast mix of properties from great commercial buildings for nearby amenities to a few war-time character houses and mature duplexes to new infills. Purchasing any University homes for sale and real estate in this part of southwest Edmonton is a great investment for both rental income and small businesses.
Grandview Heights real estate listings are located between Belgravia and Lansdowne, bounded by the University of Alberta and Fox Drive. These luxury houses are across from the prominent community of Glenora. Real estate in Grandview Heights is one of the city's most desirable and most expensive places to live.
Queen Alexandra is located near the desirable nightlife on Whyte Avenue, only a few minutes south of the University. Real estate in this part of southwest Edmonton is a mix of residential and commercial properties. Over the last few years, a large portion of Queen Alexandra's properties has been replaced with beautiful three-story luxury infill houses.
McKernan is near the University LRT. It is named for John McKernan, a prominent businessman in the City of Strathcona whose parents' farm was located there beginning in the late 1870s. McKernan homes offer a mixture of single-family dwellings and houses, several new duplexes, and infill housing.
Strathcona was originally the heart of our municipality near the University of Alberta. There is a mix of real estate in this community consisting of new infills, mature bungalows, and semi-bungalow houses, and high-rise condominiums. Homeowners are drawn here for various reasons including the Mill Creek district.
Windsor Park is a luxury community, located immediately to the west of the University of Alberta's north campus and overlooking the North Saskatchewan River and shares a short boundary with Belgravia. Almost every Windsor Park dwelling is classified as a luxury house. Even the older character properties fall into the luxury home price category.
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