The Benefits of Choosing a Luxury Home in Edmonton

From high-rise penthouses overlooking downtown to sprawling estate properties along city outskirts, Edmonton’s luxury market has something to offer every discerning buyer. Edmonton’s upper-scale homes are also considered some of the most sought-after properties in Alberta, thanks to our broad selection of luxury communities and the exclusive amenities they provide.

And that’s just the start.

Here are a few key benefits to look forward to when purchasing a luxury home in Edmonton.

Luxury Home Living Defined

The definition of luxury living will vary from person to person. For a growing family, luxury living may mean ample square footage, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms and dedicated recreation spaces (i.e. family rooms, oversized yards, game…

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Dechene Edmonton

Dechene is a smaller community located in Lessard. First established in the 1980s, the neighbourhood boasts a quiet, family-friendly atmosphere and sits within proximity of popular West Edmonton amenities including West Edmonton Mall and the North Saskatchewan River Valley. Buyers are also attracted to Dechene due to the area’s affordable single-family homes, which are known for their exceptional value. 

Did you know? The community was named after Joseph Miville Dechene. Originally from Quebec, Dechene was among the first to homestead in Morinville (1892). Dechene moved to Edmonton a few years later to establish a news and tobacco store and served as member of the Alberta Legislature (1921 – 1940).  

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Dechene

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A historic community, Oliver was considered Edmonton’s original “West End.” The neighbourhood’s roots date back to the late 1800s when the Hudson’s Bay Company established its land reserves. By the 1900s, the area was home to two hospitals (Misericordia and General) as well as several churches and schools. The community was officially named in 1937 and is now known as one of the trendiest and most-amenity friendly neighbourhoods in the entire capital region.

Did you know? The Oliver Community League has launched a neighbourhood renaming initiative. The process, which will be Indigenous-led and involve as many diverse communities as possible, seeks to better represent the neighbourhood’s values.    

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Oliver

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Blackmud Creek is bounded by James Mowatt Trail to the west, Ellerslie Road to the north and the Blackmud Creek Ravine to the east and south. Located in Southwest Edmonton’s greater Heritage Valley, Blackmud Creek is a nature-friendly neighbourhood, offering access to the surrounding ravine and Virginia Park Woodland. The area is also highly celebrated for its modern single-family homes and proximity to desirable amenities, including schools, shops, services, arterial roads and more.

Did you know? Heritage Valley is comprised of 15 separate neighbourhoods, including Blackmud Creek, Callaghan, MacEwan, Richford and Rutherford.  

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Blackmud Creek

Single-family homes account for nearly 90% of home styles in…

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Located deep in the heart of Southwest Edmonton’s Heritage Valley, Jagare Ridge (also known as Hays Ridge) is a recreation-friendly community known for its high-end homes and laid-back atmosphere. In addition to vast open green spaces, walking trails and scenic stormwater ponds, Jagare Ridge residents enjoy stunning fairway views, as provided by the neighbourhood’s 18-hole championship golf course.

But that’s not all.

Jagare Ridge homeowners are also afforded convenient access to urban amenities, including schools, shops and services, via Ellerslie Road, Rabbit Hill Road and the West Anthony Henday.

Community Profile

Jagare Ridge is bounded by the community of Glenridding Ravine to the west, Ellerslie Road to the north, 141st Street to the…

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Fulton Place is a mature community located in Southeast Edmonton’s Greater Hardisty district. The area’s beginnings date back to the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) and the arrival of early pioneers such as Richard Charles Hardisty. Hardisty, who established himself in the area in 1872, served as Chief Factor of Fort Edmonton and established several HBC cattle ranches to provide farming and ranching opportunities for newcomers. He also served as the first senator for the District of Alberta in 1888. (Source: Edmonton Journal)

Fulton Place was eventually annexed by the City of Edmonton in 1954, officially becoming a subdivision in 1956.

Did you know? Greater Hardisty consists of three established communities: Fulton Place, Capilano, Forest…

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Part of the former City of Strathcona, the southwest community of Allendale merged with the greater City of Edmonton in 1912. As such, Allendale remains one of Edmonton’s oldest neighbourhoods, known for its mature landscaping, quiet, tree-lined streets, affordable single-family homes and proximity to desirable amenities.

Did you know? Allendale’s namesake, the Allen family, farmed land in the area before its annexation by the City of Strathcona in the early 1900s. 

A Surplus of Single-Family Homes

As mentioned above, real estate in Allendale consists primarily of single-family homes. As a result, the community has drawn interest from growing families, move-up home buyers and first-time buyers looking for the perfect neighbourhood to call…

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Beacon Heights is an established community located in Northeast Edmonton. One of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods, Beacon Heights was established in 1910, when it was a part of the Town of Beverly. By 1961, when the town’s population had reached 9,000 people, Beverly amalgamated with the greater City of Edmonton. The northern portion of the former town encompasses the neighbourhoods of Bergman and Beacon Heights, while Beverly Heights makes up the southern portion.

See also: Edmonton Community Spotlight: Beverly Heights in Northeast Edmonton

Did you know? The Town of Beverly Heights takes its name from the Town of Beverly in Yorkshire, England. 

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Beacon Heights

Single-family homes account for over 80% of…

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