Edmonton Community Spotlight: Bonnie Doon in Southeast Central Edmonton Featured Image

Welcome to beautiful Bonnie Doon, an established community located in central Southeast Edmonton, next to the Mill Creek Ravine and North Saskatchewan River Valley. First annexed by the City of Strathcona in 1907, Bonnie Doon didn’t become a part of Edmonton until 1912, when the two cities amalgamated.

While several homes were constructed along the ravine and river valley before the Second World War, most of Bonnie Doon’s residential development occurred in the 1950s. With the discovery of oil in the neighbouring county of Leduc, Edmonton’s population exploded, leading to the rapid expansion of many popular communities, including Bonnie Doon.

Did you know? Bonnie Doon was named in honour of Alberta’s first Premier Alexander Rutherford (also a…

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Blog Revamp: Edmonton Community Spotlight: Strathearn in Southeast Central Edmonton Featured Image

Located near the south banks of the North Saskatchewan River Valley, Strathearn is a historic community celebrated for its quiet, tree-lined streets, picturesque views, beautiful homes and proximity to the downtown core. First established in the early 1900s, this highly sought-after area offers the distinct character and charm that only Edmonton's most mature riverside neighbourhoods can provide.

Did you know? "Strathearn" is a Scottish term meaning "the valley of the river Earn" or "the valley of the Irish." Though unconfirmed, Strathearn is thought to take its name from Prince Arthur, the first Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (U.K) and Canada's Governor-General at the beginning of WWI.

Strathearn Homes for Sale and Real Estate 

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Cloverdale is a beautiful riverside community situated less than five minutes from Edmonton’s downtown core. Thanks to its fantastic location, this popular neighbourhood offers residents the best of both worlds when it comes to desirable outdoor amenities (i.e., the river valley trail system) and convenient access to the city centre.

Did you know? Cloverdale was once known as “Gallagher Flats,” named after Cornelius Gallagher who later become the third mayor of Edmonton. Cloverdale was renamed sometime in the 1930s for pioneer Thomas H. Clover.  

Cloverdale Real Estate

Cloverdale offers a small-town vibe and an eclectic array of home styles. Single-family homes are the predominant housing type in the area (accounting for just under half…

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Windsor Park is a south-central Edmonton neighbourhood made extremely popular by its beautiful river valley setting, high-demand real estate opportunities and proximity to Whyte Ave. First established in early 1912 when the City of Strathcona and Edmonton amalgamated, Windsor Park also remains one of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods – boasting mature tree-lined streets paired with plenty of character and charm.

Did you know? Formerly referred to as “River Lot 3”, Windsor Park was officially named in 1910 by an English syndicate. The community is said to take its name from Windsor, England, or Windsor Castle. 

Windsor Park Real Estate 

Although the Windsor Park subdivision was created as early as 1911, only a handful of the community’s…

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