Beaumaris is a family-oriented community known for its picturesque lakeside views, affordable home styles and proximity to some of the best amenities Northwest Edmonton has to offer. Located in Edmonton’s popular Castle Downs district, this nature-friendly neighbourhood maintains a relaxed atmosphere ripe with open green spaces, walking trails, waterfront parks and recreational opportunities.
Did you know? Like all other neighbourhoods located in the Castle Downs district, Beaumaris takes its names from a famous castle. “Beaumaris” in this instance, referring to a famous 13th-century castle in Wales.
Beaumaris Home Styles
Beaumaris was first established in the early 1970s, with development continuing well into 90s. Single-family homes account for most home styles in the area. Incredibly diverse, these detached dwellings consist of convenient front-attached models, rear detached properties (celebrated for their front yard space and eye-catching curb appeal), split-level homes, lakeside luxury properties, and more.
Affordable, low-rise apartment-style condos are also extremely popular in Beaumaris, many of which feature modern upgrades, walkable access to Beaumaris Lake and desirable onsite amenities (i.e. exercise rooms, indoor pools, party rooms, underground parking, etc.).
Budget-friendly townhomes and duplexes can also be found throughout the area. Due to the neighbourhood’s established status, many of these units have been upgraded to include the latest finishes and features, in addition to private yard spaces and, in many cases, a finished basement and/or attached garage.
Average Beaumaris Listing Price: $279,000
Did you know? According to Canadian Census information, home styles in Beaumaris are as follows:
- 43% Single-Family Homes
- 7% Duplexes
- 13% Townhomes
- 37% Low-rise apartment-style condos
Convenient Community Amenities
Aside from a broad range of home styles, Beaumaris is also recognized for its proximity to highly desirable Northwest Edmonton amenities.
For instance, Lakeside Landing (a small commercial complex located in the neighbourhood’s far southwest corner) offers quick access to health and medical services, grocers, salon services, a public library and several eateries (including popular Brewsters Pub). The shops of Namao Centre also sit just 5-minutes to the north and include additional grocers, services and restaurants, as well as several big-box retailers.
Other amenities in and around the community of Beaumaris include:
- Beaumaris Shopping Centre – A small handful of services, including a coffee shop and gas station.
- Londonderry Mall – 150 + stores and services including Hudson’s Bay, Winners and an Edmonton Public Library.
- 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
Did you know? Beaumaris’ castle theme is also reflected in the community’s design. Developers sought to create the illusion of a castle, keep and moat by surrounding the neighbourhood’s homes with Castle Keep (residential roadway) and Beaumaris Lake.
Northwest Edmonton Schools:
Beaumaris residents with school-aged children enjoy having several options close by within the neighbouring communities of Lorelei and Dunluce. Numerous daycares and out-of-school programs can also be found throughout the area.
Beaumaris Designated Public Schools:
- Lorelei School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Mary Butterworth School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Queen Elizabeth School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Beaumaris Designated Catholic Schools:
- Katherine Therrien School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- St. Timothy 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? Beaumaris Lake is Edmonton’s first and largest stormwater lake. Built-in the late 1970s, this man-made body of water maintains a perimeter of 2.5 kilometres and is known to house numerous plant and animal life species.
An Outdoor Lover’s Delight
As we mentioned above, Beaumaris is celebrated for its nature-friendly amenities and recreational opportunities. Besides being home to Edmonton’s largest stormwater lake, the area is riddled with walking trails and vast open green spaces (including Beaumaris Park and Playground and Peggy Holmes Park). The community also sits adjacent to the highly popular Castle Downs Park, Recreation Centre and a family YMCA.
Beaumaris residents are represented by the Lorelei-Beaumaris Community League, which hosts a number of family-friendly programs throughout the year, including skating, soccer, playschool, dance classes and more.
Other recreational amenities in the Beaumaris area include:
- Castle Downs Family YMCA
- Cattail Crossing Golf Club
- Grand Trunk Fitness and Leisure Centre
- Henry Singer Park and Wetlands
- Londonderry Fitness and Leisure Centre
- O’Leary Fitness and Leisure Centre
- Twin Willows Golf Club
Did you know? Castle Downs Park remains one of the largest and most popular parks in Northwest Edmonton. The area includes a skatepark, spray park, playground, outdoor rink, sports fields, pavilion and several public picnic sites.
The Northwest Edmonton community of Beaumaris is bounded by Castle Downs Road to the west, Beaumaris Road/160th Ave to the north, 97th Street (Hwy 28) to the east and 153rd Ave to the south. 97th Street provides residents with streamlined access to the north Anthony Henday, Yellowhead Trail and Edmonton City Centre, which sits less than 20 minutes’ drive to the south.
Beaumaris is also highly accessible by transit, with numerous stops located in and around the community. The Castle Downs Transit Centre is also stationed in the neighbourhood’s far southwest corner and will soon be included in the City of Edmonton’s expansion of the Metro LRT line (operating from south Century Park to St. Albert north).
Did you know? 97th Street was renamed Canadian Forces Trail to recognize the relationship between the City of Edmonton and CFB Edmonton / Edmonton Garrison located in Sturgeon County.
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