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.
Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Blackmud Creek
Single-family homes account for nearly 90% of home styles in Blackmud Creek. Four-bedroom, four-bathroom detached homes are most common, including an average of 2,500 square feet. Spacious and modern, home models range from upscale bungalows and bi-levels to front-attached luxury properties.
Standard features to expect from a high-end Blackmud Creek home include:
- Stone countertops
- Spa-like ensuites (jetted tubs, walk-in showers, his and hers vanities, etc.)
- Finished basements
- Entertainment rooms
- Cathedral ceilings
- Ravine views
- Harwood floors
- Sit-down kitchen islands
- Stainless steel appliances
- Open floor plans
- Built-in shelving
- Gas fireplaces
- Walk-out lots
- Triple-attached garages
- Wet bar
- Outdoor entertainment spaces
- And more!
High and medium-density homes account for all remaining home styles in Blackmud Creek. Three-bedroom duplexes provide an excellent alternative for buyers searching for a more affordable home with single-family features. There are also a small number of low-rise apartment-style condos in Blackmud Creek. These contemporary units offer an average of two bedrooms and bathrooms and access to onsite amenities such as exercise rooms, games rooms, theatre rooms, underground parking and additional storage.
Overall, Blackmud Creek homes are considered relatively affordable compared to similarly sized Southwest Edmonton homes.
Average Listing Price in Blackmud Creek: $414,000
Did you know? Blackmud Creek boasts an exceptional living score (83%) due to cost of living, proximity to amenities, housing and schools. Community crime rates are also 36% lower than the Edmonton average.
Blackmud Creek houses a large commercial complex featuring grocers, coffee shops, banking institutions, etc. Adjoining Ellerslie Road also provides access to restaurants (including Original Joes, Canadian Brewhouse and Brewsters), additional shops, medical services and more. Other major shopping hubs nearby include South Edmonton Common, Currents of Windermere and the Premium Outlet Collection Edmonton International Airport.
Other popular amenities near Blackburne include:
- Century Mile Racetrack and Casino
- Ellerslie Crossing
- Ellerslie Landing
- Grey Nuns Community Hospital
- Heritage Valley Town Centre
- Market at Summerside
- Mill Woods Town Centre
- Southgate Centre
- South Park Centre – Walmart, coffee shops, numerous retailers and restaurants
- Southpoint Centre – Miscellaneous services and retailers, restaurants, grocers, etc.
Did you know? Premium Outlet Collection Edmonton International Airport includes over 428,000 square feet of retail space spread over 100 brand-name stores.
Parks and Recreation
An outdoor lover’s delight, Blackmud Creek residents enjoy having walking trails, outdoor fitness parks, playgrounds and open green spaces within arm’s reach. Homeowners in the area are also served by the Blackmud Creek Community League, which oversees numerous programs and events throughout the year, such as Big Brothers and Sisters, seniors’ programs, Green Shack Program, KidSport, etc.).
Other recreational amenities near Blackburne:
- Confederation Leisure Centre
- The Derrick Golf and Winter Club
- Jagare Ridge Golf and Country Club
- Kinsmen Twin Arenas
- Mill Woods Recreation Centre
- Red Tail Landing Golf Club
- River Ridge Golf and Country Club
- Snow Valley Ski Club
- Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre
- Twin Brooks District and Nature Park
- Whitemud Creek Ravine
- William Lutsky Family YMCA
Did you know? Edmonton’s Virginia Park Woodland included a diverse mix of tree species, many over 100 years old. The treestand is a stepping-stone habitat for a variety of small and medium-sized mammals and birds and includes ample tree-lined walking trails for locals to explore. (Source: City of Edmonton)
Blackmud Creek Schools
There is one school in Blackmud Creek – a public elementary school featuring YMCA childcare facilities. Ellerslie Road Preschool is also situated in the community, as are additional daycare and out-of-school care programs. Further educational opportunities, including junior and senior high schools, Catholic institutions and private schools (Montessori, specialized learning programs, etc.), can all be found within the surrounding neighbourhoods.
Designated Public Schools:
- Roberta Macadams School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- D.S. Mackenzie School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Dr. Anne Anderson School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Designated Catholic Schools:
- Monsignor Fee Otterson School (Designated Grade K-9 School)
- Louis St. Laurent School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
- Mother Margaret Mary School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Did you know? The Blackmud Creek Community League serves the communities of Allard, Blackmud Creek, Callaghan, Cashman, Cavanagh, Richford and Southbrook. It is also one of the largest leagues in the Edmonton area.
Commuting From South Edmonton
Though Blackmud Creek maintains a quiet and semi-secluded atmosphere, the community is close to several major commuter roads, including Ellerslie Road and 111th Street. The Edmonton International Airport, Nisku and Leduc are accessible in 10 minutes via nearby Calgary Trail. Residents are also afforded a streamlined commute to downtown Edmonton thanks to adjoining Gateway Boulevard, as is the greater capital region via the south Anthony Henday.
Did you know? There is some transit operating in the neighbourhood, particularly along Ellerslie Road and 111th Street. In addition, the city’s Capital LRT line expansion will also include a stop in the nearby community of MacEwan.
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