Are you in search of homes for sale or other real estate opportunities in Southwest Edmonton? Here’s what you need to know.

About Southwest Edmonton 

Southwest Edmonton is defined by Edmonton city limits to the west and south, the North Saskatchewan River to the north and Gateway Boulevard to the east. A handful of established neighbourhoods located near the University of Alberta (including Windsor Park, Garneau, McKernan, etc.) may also be referred to as Southwest Central but are still encompassed by greater Southwest Edmonton boundaries.

Many of these older neighbourhoods were a part of the former City of Strathcona, which amalgamated with Edmonton in 1912. As such, they represent some of Southwest Edmonton’s most mature communities,…

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Britannia Youngstown is an older neighbourhood located in mature Northwest Edmonton. With roots dating back to the early 1900s, the community was formerly a part of the Town of Jasper Place. At that time, Britannia and Youngstown were two separate subdivisions; Britannia was established sometime around 1912 and Youngstown many years later during the 1950s (along with Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery). Britannia Youngstown and the rest of the Town of Jasper Place amalgamated with the City of Edmonton in 1964.

Did you know? Britannia Youngstown is one of 13 communities that once comprised the Town of Jasper Place. Today, this collection of neighbourhoods is part of Edmonton’s greater Jasper Place district. 

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Gariepy is an established neighbourhood located in the heart of West Edmonton. Boasting quiet, tree-lined streets, serene river valley views and proximity to fantastic amenities, Gariepy is a popular choice for families looking for a community near it all. In addition, home styles in the area are extremely diverse and well suited to buyers of all tastes, lifestyles and budgets. Gariepy is often referred to as “Lessard”, especially in the neighbourhood’s west end, where it borders Lessard Road, NW.

Did you know? Gariepy was named after Edmonton Town councillor, politician and local pioneer merchant Joseph Hormisdas Gariepy.

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Development in Gariepy began in the 1970s, continuing into the early…

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The Southwest Edmonton community of Windsor Park remains one of Edmonton’s most highly sought-after neighbourhoods – and it’s not hard to see why. Boasting mature trees and plenty of character, this beautifully established area overlooks William Hawrelak Park, the Royal Mayfair Golf Club and the North Saskatchewan River Valley to both the north and south.

In addition to the University of Alberta, Windsor Park also sits adjacent to Emily Murphy Park, the U of A Hospital and the countless boutique shops, services, restaurants and entertainment venues of vibrant Whyte Ave.

Community Profile 

The land comprising Windsor Park was first subdivided in 1911, coinciding with the development of the University of Alberta campus. Formerly a part of the…

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Parkdale is a Central Edmonton neighbourhood located just 5-minutes north of the downtown core. Rich in character and history, Parkdale’s roots can be traced back to the early 1900s when Edmonton was first incorporated as a city. The community’s development coincided with the construction of a local streetcar line, which provided direct access to the many shops and services lining adjoining 118th Avenue. Today, Parkdale’s easy accessibility, combined with its ultra-affordable home styles, make it the ideal location for families on a budget and first-time buyers looking to be near it all.

Did you know? Edmonton achieved city status in 1904 with a population of 8,350 people. Edmonton then became Alberta’s capital city only a year later when the…

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The historic Southwest Edmonton community of Garneau remains one of Edmonton’s most vibrant and highly sought-after neighbourhoods. In fact, Garneau has been repeatedly voted one of the city’s best communities for several years running! Located next to both the University of Alberta and Whyte Ave, Garneau upholds a trendy, old-world atmosphere that can’t be found anywhere else.

Did you know? Garneau takes its name from Laurent Garneau, a Metis supporter of Louis Riel, who fought in the 1860 Red River Rebellion. Garneau settled in the area when Edmonton consisted of no more than 100 people.

Both local residents and the City of Edmonton have taken pains to preserve Garneau’s historical façade and legacy. As such, the area remains home to some…

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Tucked quietly away in Southwest Edmonton’s scenic Heritage Valley, Allard is a thriving new neighbourhood defined by open green spaces, quiet cul-de-sacs and proximity to fantastic amenities. Allard is also known for its diverse array of modern home styles, including apartment-style condos, trendy townhomes, family-friendly duplexes and two-storey homes. As a result, this vibrant community is a popular choice among first-time buyers, active families, downsizers and everyone in between.

Did you know? Like all communities located in Heritage Valley, Allard takes its name from a famous Edmontonian. In this case, Doctor Charles Alexander Allard, who was a surgeon, broadcaster, entrepreneur and founder of the Edmonton Oilers. 

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