Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of city life? Are you craving the peace and quiet that only acreage living can offer? You’re not alone! Many Edmonton home buyers are quitting their urban lifestyle in favour of panoramic prairie views, rolling green acres and more room to grow.

But that’s not all these sprawling rural residences have to offer.

Here are eight benefits to look forward to when purchasing an acreage home near Edmonton:

Acreage Living Defined 

Simply put, an acreage home or property is a plot of land located along the outskirts of a town or city. Though sizes will vary, the average acreage will offer anywhere between 1 to 20 acres of land (one acre = one football field) and may be situated in a stand-alone location or a…

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The Orchards at Ellerslie is a blossoming new Southeast Edmonton community characterized by expansive open green spaces, fragrant fruit trees and panoramic views. Though still under development, this nature-friendly neighbourhood has gained notoriety thanks to its competitively priced modern homes, landscaped urban spaces and proximity to popular amenities. If you’re looking to put down roots in one of Edmonton’s most unique master-planned communities, The Orchards at Ellerslie may be exactly what you’re looking for.

Did you know? Aptly named, The Orchards at Ellerslie takes its name from the many fruit trees that define the area. 

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in The Orchards at Ellerslie 

Formerly agricultural land, the Orchards at…

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Manufactured homes are rapidly becoming the go-to choice among Edmonton home buyers, and not just because they represent some of the most affordable homes for sale on the Edmonton market. Following their ultra-low-price tag, these models are highly sought after due to the unique community atmosphere they provide – an atmosphere you’ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else.

Located in nearly every quadrant of the city, these one-of-a-kind neighbourhoods can be found throughout the capital region, each celebrated for its accessible location, distinct community features, and budget-friendly homes.

Willow Park Estates in Leduc 

Willow Park Estates is a family-friendly manufactured home community located in the thriving City of Leduc. Tucked away…

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Looking for an affordable, amenity-friendly neighbourhood in the heart of Northeast Edmonton? Look no further than vibrant Kildare. A mature community situated in Northeast Edmonton’s Londonderry district, Kildare boasts a unique blend of versatile home styles and desirable commercial amenities (including popular Londonderry Mall). Overall, Kildare’s laid-back atmosphere, paired with its unbeatable location, make it the perfect place to call home for buyers of all budgets and lifestyles.

Did you know? All neighbourhoods within the Londonderry district take their name from Irish towns and counties. Located in eastern Ireland, “Kildare” is the anglicized name for Cill-dara, Gaelic for “church of the oak.”

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Wedgewood Heights is an affluent community located in popular West Edmonton. Nestled alongside the scenic North Saskatchewan River, this established neighbourhood is characterized by vast open green spaces, breathtaking ravine views and meticulously maintained single-family homes.

Community Profile 

A mature neighbourhood, Wedgewood Heights was first established in the 1960s. Demand for high-end single-family homes in the area continued until sometime during the 1970s when building slowed significantly. By the 1980s, however, Wedgewood Heights saw renewed interest with construction resuming throughout the area, which was largely complete by the 1990s. As a result of the community’s on-again off-again development, Wedgewood Heights offers a…

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Rapperswill is a new Northwest Edmonton community well regarded for its beautiful modern homes and family-friendly setting. Characterized by stormwater lakes, walking paths, vast open green spaces, and close proximity to shops and services, this highly desirable neighbourhood strikes a perfect balance between a quiet rural atmosphere and modern amenities.

Did you know? Although Rapperswill is the neighbourhood’s official name as per the City of Edmonton, a local developer dubbed the area “Newcastle,” a name which has since increased in popularity. As such, the community goes by either title, depending on who you ask.  

Rapperswill Real Estate and Homes For Sale 

First established in 2010, development in Rapperswill is still ongoing. Real…

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The Northwest Edmonton community of Athlone encompasses all real estate located east of St. Albert Trail, south of 132nd Ave, west of 127th Street and north of 127th Ave. An established neighbourhood, Athlone’s roots date back to 1913, when the land was first annexed by the City of Edmonton. Despite Athlone’s mature status, residential development did not begin until the early 1950s, as the post-war housing boom led to an increased demand for single-family homes. Known for its affordable detached homes, laid-back atmosphere and close proximity to amenities, Athlone is the ideal neighbourhood for families in search of a budget-friendly home.

Did you know? Athlone takes its name from the Earl of Athlone, Alexander Augustus. Augustus was Canada’s…

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Everyone loves a good brunch. If you’ve been hankering for a tasty dining experience that’s not quite breakfast and not quite lunch, here are our top recommendations:

Branches Fresh Food Experience 

Indulge your taste buds (and your green thumb) at Branches Fresh Food Experience. Located in Sherwood Park’s beloved Greenland Garden Centre, patrons of this ultra-green café can enjoy a variety of artfully crafted (locally sourced) dishes in a beautiful greenhouse setting.

Where: 23108 Highway 16, Sherwood Park

When: Weekends, 9am – 2pm

OEB Breakfast Co. 

Featuring two fantastic Edmonton locations, this Canadian chain is a brunch lover’s dream. Stick with OEB Breakfast staples such as the…

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Sell your Edmonton home quickly and for the most money possible with the help of these seven home-selling tips.

1. Determine Your Reason For Selling (then keep it to yourself) 

Your motivation for selling plays a crucial role in determining the overall sales process. Are you in a hurry to sell based on a new job or closing date on another property? This will call for a different approach than if you have more time to prepare before listing.

Once you have determined your reason(s) for selling, be sure to keep them to yourself to avoid giving anything away to interested home buyers. If they know you are on a tight moving timeline, they may be inclined to make a lower offer.

2. Get a Free Home Evaluation 

Simply put, a home…

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The West Edmonton community of Aldergrove encompasses all real estate located east of the Anthony Henday, south of 87th Ave, west of 178th Street and north of Whitemud Drive. The ultimate amenity-friendly community, Aldergrove sits just a stone’s throw away from West Edmonton Mall, the Misericordia Hospital, schools, parks and countless West Edmonton shopping districts. In addition, Aldergrove’s diverse range of affordable home styles make it an attractive option for buyers of every taste and budget.

Did you know? Aldergrove takes its name from the vast number of alder trees defining the area. 

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Aldergrove

Part of West Edmonton’s greater West Jasper Place district, Aldergrove was first established in the…

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