Baturyn is an established community located in upper Northwest Edmonton. As part of the greater Castle Downs area, residents of this popular neighbourhood enjoy having convenient access to a long list of amenities, such as schools, shops, services and more. Baturyn is also well known for its quiet atmosphere and broad selection of affordable homes, including detached and semi-detached properties. Overall, Baturyn is an all-in-one neighbourhood with a safe, laid-back vibe ideal for growing families.
Did you know? Like all neighbourhoods within the Castle Downs district, Baturyn takes its name from a famous castle. Located in northeast Ukraine, Baturyn Castle was destroyed in the 18th century by Russian troops. The fortress was rebuilt 42 years later.
Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Baturyn
Nearly all residential development within Baturyn took place during the 1970s and 80s. Single-family homes account for nearly 75% of all home styles within the community and include everything from roomy front-attached homes and three-level splits to cozy bungalows and bi-levels. Featuring an average of four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 1,200 square feet, most detached homes in the area come equipped with a wealth of modern upgrades – including new appliances, systems, roofing and siding, renovated countertops, flooring, cabinetry and more.
Attached and semi-detached homes account for all remaining real estate opportunities within Baturyn. Renovated duplexes with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and approximately 1,000 square feet of living space typically start in the low to mid 200s. A small number of townhomes priced at $150,000 can also be found in the community, offering many of the same benefits of a single-family property (i.e. private yard spaces, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, finished basements, attached garages, etc.) at a fraction of the cost.
Average Listing Price in Baturyn: $269,000
Did you know? Baturyn is currently part of the city’s Neighbourhood Renewal program – a community rehabilitation initiative geared towards improving livability in Edmonton’s mature communities.
Easily Accessible Amenities
There are few businesses located within Baturyn, which serves to minimize traffic to the area and maintain the community’s quiet atmosphere. However, the neighbourhood does feature a handful of convenient commercial amenities such as a convenience store, daycare, medical centre and pub. Additional shops and services, big-box retailers, restaurants, and more can be easily reached via adjoining 97th Street and Castle Downs Road.
Other amenities in and around Baturyn include:
- Albany Square – Walmart, restaurants, coffee shops, etc.
- Gateway Village Shopping Centre (St. Albert)
- Londonderry Mall – 150 + stores and services including Hudson’s Bay, Winners and an
- Newcastle Shopping Centre – Sobeys, banking institutions, health and wellness services, etc.
- Northgate Mall – Marshalls, Walmart, Safeway, etc.
- North Town Centre – Medical centres and health services, T & T Supermarket, Indigo Books, etc.
- Skyview/North City/Palisades Shopping Centres – The Home Depot, Superstore and numerous big-box retailers
- And more!
Did you know? Thanks to the nearby north Anthony Henday, Baturyn residents enjoy having the many excellent amenities of St. Albert at their disposal – including the city’s famed farmer’s market and Servus Credit Union Place.
Parks and Recreation
Baturyn is anchored by a large, centrally located park and school site, featuring sports fields, hockey rinks, basketball courts and a playground. Residents are represented by the Baturyn Community League, which hosts several family-friendly activities throughout the year, including soccer, skating, playschool, local festivals and more.
Other recreational amenities in the Baturyn area include:
- Castle Downs Family YMCA
- Cattail Crossing Golf Club
- Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf and Curling Club
- Grand Trunk Fitness and Leisure Centre
- Henry Singer Park and Wetlands
- Londonderry Fitness and Leisure Centre
- O’Leary Fitness and Leisure Centre
- Sturgeon Valley Golf and Country Club
Did you know? Castle Downs Park remains one of the largest parks in Northwest Edmonton. In addition to housing one of Edmonton’s best playgrounds, Castle Downs Park includes a skatepark, spray park, sports fields, outdoor rink, pavilion, several public picnic sites and more.
Baturyn families with school-aged children enjoy having several schooling options to choose from both within their neighbourhood and the surrounding communities of Lorelei and Dunluce. Numerous daycares and out-of-school centres can also be found throughout the area, including preschools, ESL, language immersion programs and more.
Designated Public Schools:
- Baturyn School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Mary Butterworth School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Queen Elizabeth School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Designated Catholic Schools:
- St. Charles School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- St. Edmund School (Designated Grade K-9 School)
- Archbishop O’Leary School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Did you know? The EIA was first established in 1987 in the basement of the Al-Rashid Mosque with only 21 students. Today, the school houses more than 1,400 students from Preschool to Grade 12 (source: Edmonton Islamic Academy).
Commuting from Northwest Edmonton
Baturyn is bounded by 122nd Street to the west, the communities of Chambery and Elsinore to the north, 97th Street to the east and Castle Downs Road to the south. Striking the perfect balance between accessibility and semi-seclusion, Baturyn is comprised of a vast network of loops and cul-de-sacs connecting to the area’s main collector roadways.
Major arterial nearby roads include 97th Street (providing a streamlined commute to Yellowhead Trail and Edmonton’s downtown core) and the north Anthony Henday, which offers direct access to St. Albert, north Edmonton and the greater capital region.
While Baturyn remains mostly car-dependent, the community does maintain a few nearby public transportation options. These include several major stops and routes operating throughout the area as well as two major transit centres – Castle Downs Transit Centre and Eaux Claires Transit Centre. Edmonton’s future Metro Line expansion will also see LRT service extended to the neighbouring communities of Beaumaris and Dunluce.
Did you know? With CFB Edmonton located only 10-minutes away, Baturyn is a popular choice among military families and personnel working at the base.
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