Welcome to beautiful Belmead – a diverse and family-oriented neighbourhood located in the heart of West Edmonton. Situated within walking distance of fantastic amenities (including world-famous West Edmonton Mall) Belmead provides convenient access to schools, shops, services and entertainment. The community also offers a broad selection of affordable home styles, including low-maintenance apartment-style condos to large, two-storey homes (and everything in between). As a result, this small yet versatile neighbourhood appeals to every taste, budget, and lifestyle.
Did you know? The name “Belmead” is a French abbreviation for “belle” (beautiful) “meadows.”
Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Belmead
As mentioned above, real estate opportunities within Belmead are incredibly diverse and cover an eclectic array of budget-friendly home styles. Single-family homes account for half of all residences within the community and include convenient front-attached models, laned properties, flexible bi-levels and cozy bungalows. Constructed between the 1970s and late 90s, most detached dwellings in Belmead feature an average of three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a wealth of modern upgrades starting at $350,000.
Three-bedroom, two-bathroom townhomes are also prevalent throughout Belmead, accounting for roughly 35% of all residences. Starting in the mid 100s, these spacious detached homes offer many of the same benefits as a single-family home (multiple stories and bedrooms, private yard spaces, finished basements, etc.) at a lower price tag.
See also: The Benefits of Townhome and Semi-Detached Duplex Living
Lastly, affordable, low-rise apartment-style condos can be found scattered throughout Belmead. With prices for a one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit starting in the low 100s, the area is a prime choice among first-time buyers and Edmonton real estate investors.
Average Listing Price in Belmead: $189,000 *
Did you know? Belmead, along with seventeen other West Edmonton neighbourhoods, make up Edmonton’s West Jasper Place district. Many of these established communities were once a part of the Town of Jasper Place, which amalgamated with the greater City of Edmonton in 1964.
Edmonton’s Best Amenities
With West Edmonton situated right across the street, Belmead residents enjoy having endless shopping, dining, and entertainment venues at their disposal – including Galaxyland, the World Waterpark, Scotiabank Theatre and the Rec Room. For added convenience, the community also houses a centrally located commercial complex featuring a medical centre, daycare, convenience store and professional centre. Belmead is also situated just 5-minutes west of Edmonton’s Misericordia Community Hospital.
Other nearby amenities include:
- Depot 170 – PetSmart, Toys R Us, The Keg, Starbucks, Chapters, The Home Depot, etc.
- Mayfield Common – Save-on-Foods, Winners, JYSK, various restaurants, etc.
- 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.
- And more!
Did you know? One of the largest shopping malls in the world, West Edmonton Mall features 800+ stores and services. It holds several Guinness World Record titles, including the world’s largest indoor amusement park, world’s largest indoor wave pool, world’s largest indoor lake and world’s tallest indoor permanent bungee tower.
Parks and Recreation
In addition to several pocket parks and a centralized playground, skating rink and picnic area, Belmead is home to an active community league that hosts a variety of family-friendly events and activities throughout the year. Numerous sports and fitness amenities, such as an indoor gym, skating rink, mini-golf course and bowling lanes, can all be found in nearby West Edmonton Mall.
Other recreational amenities near Belmead include:
- Jasper Place Fitness and Leisure Centre
- Johnny Bright Sports Park
- Lewis Estates Golf Course
- Fred Broadstock Outdoor Swimming Pool
- West Meadowlark Spray Park
- And more
Did you know? Lewis Estates Golf Course is considered one of the region’s most highly recognized public golf courses. The 18-hole course is perfect for both new golfers and low handicappers alike, featuring tree-lined fairways and consistent bentgrass greens.
Belmead families with school-aged children benefit from having several schools to choose from within the immediate area. The community itself houses both a public and a Catholic elementary school, as well as a local daycare. Additional educational opportunities, including secondary schools, non-secular institutions, early learning, bilingual and specialty programs, can all be found in the surrounding neighbourhoods.
Designated Public Schools:
- Belmead School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Alex Janvier School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Jasper Place School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Designated Catholic Schools:
- St. Benedict School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- St. Thomas More School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- St. Francis School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Did you know? Jasper Place School and St. Francis School students benefit from having the Johnny Bright Sports Park within their own backyards. Besides a local football field and running track, the park houses eight tennis courts, a hockey arena, leisure centre, sports centre, baseball and soccer fields, an outdoor spray park and playground.
Commuting From West Edmonton
Belmead is defined by rural landscape to the west, 95th Ave to the north, 178th Street to the east and 87th Ave to the south. Thanks to its agreeable location, residents of this small community have easy access to major Edmonton thoroughfares, including the west Anthony Henday, Whitemud Drive and Stony Plain Road (Highway 16A).
Belmead also boasts an agreeable transit score, with numerous routes operating in and around the community. In addition, several transit centres can also be found in the surrounding communities, including Lewis Farms, Summerlea and Meadowlark Park.
Did you know? Edmonton’s future Valley LRT line will connect west and south Edmonton. The route will operate from Mill Woods to Webber Greens, with several stops in downtown Edmonton.
*Average home prices based on current real estate inventory available
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