Callingwood North and Callingwood South are side-by-side neighbourhoods located in amenity-friendly West Edmonton. Situated directly south of West Edmonton Mall and Whitemud Drive, the land comprising these communities was annexed by the City of Edmonton in 1969. Most development occurred during the 1970s, with an emphasis on multi-family homes. Known for their recreational amenities, budget-friendly homes and proximity to schools, shops and services, Callingwood North and South are ideal for those searching for an affordable home near it all.
Did you know? Callingwood South was previously referred to as Callingwood Town Centre. Callingwood North was known as Callingwood Campus.
Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Callingwood North and Callingwood South
Low-rise apartments account for roughly half of all real estate opportunities in Callingwood North and South. Most units consist of two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 900 square feet of living space for $150,000 and up. They also come equipped with desirable features such as four-piece ensuites, open floor plans, in-suite laundry and plenty of storage. Onsite amenities are also standard among these low-rise units:
- Private patios
- Underground heated parking
- Storage cages
- Social Rooms
- Games Rooms
- Fitness Centres
- Car washes
- Secure entry
Two- and three-bedroom townhomes are the second most common home style in Callingwood North and South. Much like a single-family home, these attached properties include private yard spaces, attached garages, spa-like ensuites, and finished basements (and more) for around $200,000. Many of these residences are often outfitted with modern features, including:
- New appliances and systems
- Updated kitchens (quartz countertops, upgraded cabinetry, ample storage, etc.)
- Fresh paint
- Finished basements
- Hardwood flooring
- Renovated bathrooms
Finally, North and South Callingwood are home to a small number of detached residences. These include everything from 4-level splits and bi-levels to two-storey models and bungalows.
Average Listing Price in Callingwood North: $172,000*
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Average Listing Price in Callingwood South: $171,000*
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Did you know? Due to the number of multi-family homes in the area, Callingwood North and Callingwood South make the ideal choice for new and experienced Edmonton real estate investors.
Awesome West Edmonton Amenities
Callingwood North and South residents enjoy having some of West Edmonton’s best amenities at their doorsteps. These include world-famous West Edmonton Mall, which encompasses the World Waterpark, Galaxyland, and the Scotiabank Theatre. Other desirable amenities within arms’ reach include the Misericordia Hospital and Meadowlark Health and Shopping Centre.
Additional amenities nearby:
- Depot 170 – PetSmart, Toys R Us, The Keg, Starbucks, Chapters, The Home Depot, etc.
- Mayfield Common – Save-on-Foods, Winners, JYSK, various restaurants, etc.
- River Cree Resort and Casino
- The Shops of Granville
- SmartCentres Edmonton West – Walmart, RONA, multiple restaurants, etc.
- Terra Losa Shopping Centre – Safeway, Staples, Marshalls, etc.
- Westpoint Centre – Canadian Tire, Mark’s, Schanks Sports Grill, etc.
Did you know? The Callingwood Farmer’s Market is in South Callingwood. In operation for 38 years, it remains Edmonton’s largest and original outdoor farmers’ market.
Parks and Recreation
Callingwood Park (North Callingwood) includes many recreational amenities such as playgrounds, a spray and skate park, sports fields, open green spaces and an off-leash dog area. It also encompasses the Callingwood Twin Arenas.
Callingwood North and South homeowners are also served by the Callingwood-Lymburn Community League. An integral part of both neighbourhoods, the league hosts several programs and events annually, including playschool, playgroups, soccer, seniors’ programs and more.
Other recreational amenities near Callingwood North and Callingwood South include:
- Buena Vista Park
- Edmonton Country Club
- Edmonton Valley Zoo
- Fort Edmonton Park
- Fred Broadstock Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Jasper Place Fitness and Leisure Centre
- Lewis Estates Golf Course
- Snow Valley Ski Club
- Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park
- West Meadowlark Spray Park
- Whitemud Park
- And more
Did you know? Callingwood Park is also the site of the Jamie Platz Family YMCA. The facility offers many amenities, including fitness and aquatic centres, gymnasium, studio spaces, family zones, group fitness and children’s programs.
Callingwood North and South Schools
Perfect for families, Callingwood North and South share several schools, including a public and Catholic elementary school, Catholic high school, and a French immersion playschool. There are also several daycares and afterschool care programs available in the area.
Designated Public Schools:
- Callingwood School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Hillcrest School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Jasper Place School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Designated Catholic Schools:
- Our Lady of The Prairies School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- H. E. Beriault School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- St. Oscar Romero School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Did you know? The University of Alberta is less than a 15-minute drive from the Callingwoods via Whitemud Drive and Fox Drive.
Commuting From the Callingwoods
Callingwood North and South are defined by 178th Street to the west and 170th Street to the east. Both routes provide a direct commute to Whitemud Drive, West Edmonton Mall and 100th Ave (Stony Plain Road). Whitemud Drive also offers convenient access to the west Anthony Henday and the capital region.
Both communities are considered walkable (most errands can be accomplished on foot) and offer some transit opportunities. Residents will also enjoy improved transit access to the greater City of Edmonton with the completion of the West Valley LRT line.
*Average home prices based on current real estate inventory available
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