Brintnell is a newer Northeast Edmonton neighbourhood located in the greater Pilot Sound district. Though community plans were approved in the early 1980s, development in Brintnell did not begin until the early 2000s. Today, Brintnell is a thriving, family-friendly community known for its quiet atmosphere, walkability, and spacious single-family homes. Thanks to the community’s great location, Brintnell residents also enjoy convenient access to popular amenities, including schools, shops, services and much more.
Did you know? Commemorating Edmonton’s aviation history, the Pilot Sound district comprises five neighbourhoods named after a famous Canadian pilot. These include Brintnell, Matt Berry, Cy Becker, McConachie and Hollick-Kenyon.
Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Brintnell
Single-family homes account for over 90% of real estate opportunities in Brintnell. Four-bedroom, three-bathroom front attached properties are the most common, offering 2,000 square feet of functional living space. Home models include two-storey, bi-level and bungalow homes with modern features including open concept floor plans, roomy master suites, eat-in kitchens and bonus rooms. Other features to expect from a Brintnell home may include:
- Hardwood flooring
- Stainless steel appliances
- Stone countertops
- Spa-inspired ensuites
- Walk through pantries
- Upper floor laundry
- Energy-efficient systems
- Flex rooms
- Finished basements
- And more
Brintnell also offers new construction homes and renovated homes that have been meticulously maintained and upgraded. Home prices may start as low as $350,000 for a laned-model starter home and upwards of $700,000 for a brand new, quick possession property.
Roomy duplexes account for nearly all remaining home styles in Brintnell. These semi-detached properties offer buyers a more affordable alternative to the area’s single-family homes, with many of the same features, such as multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, open floor plans, private yard spaces and attached garages. Duplex prices in Brintnell start in the low 300s.
Average Listing Price in Brintnell: $475,000
Did you know? Wilfrid Leigh Brintnell was a Canadian pilot and war veteran. He flew the first multi-engine flight from Winnipeg to Vancouver and served as president of Aircraft Repair Inc. (based out of Edmonton) during WWII. Brintnell was inducted into the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame in 1975.
Brintnell is home to a shopping plaza (featuring medical and professional services, coffee shops, restaurants, grocers, etc.) located in the neighbourhood’s northwestern corner. The community is also a stone’s throw from Hollick-Kenyon Landing and Manning Town Centre - a large power centre featuring big-box retailers, eateries, a Cineplex Odeon and more.
Other notable amenities near Brintnell include:
- Clareview Town Centre
- Home Depot
- Londonderry Mall (150+ stores and services)
- Shoppers Drug Mart
- Hudson’s Bay
- North Town Centre
- London Drugs
- T & T Supermarket
- Canada Post
- Indigo Books
- North Gate Centre (70+ stores and services)
Did you know? Northeast Edmonton remains home to 70 vibrant communities. It will house the city’s proposed Edmonton Energy and Technology Park - which will see numerous employment opportunities for local residents.
Parks and Recreation
Recreation-friendly Brintnell includes a centrally located park and playground, walking trails and scenic stormwater ponds. Residents can reach additional pocket parks and green spaces via an inter-community trail network, including Hollick-Kenyon Park, Cy Becker All Seasons Park and Spray Park.
Additional recreation amenities include:
- Clareview Community Recreation Centre
- Hermitage Park
- Londonderry Fitness and Leisure Centre
- The Quarry Golf Course
- Raven Crest Golf and Country Club
Did you know? The Horse Hill Community League is a non-profit organization serving neighbourhoods of Brintnell, McConachie, Cy Becker, Quarry Ridge and Rural Northeast Edmonton. The league hosts numerous events annually, including community gardens, swim, skate, soccer and baseball programs, seasonal parties and more.
While there are no schools in Brintnell proper, there are several options available (including public, Catholic, junior highs, high schools and other non-secular schools) in the surrounding communities of Hollick-Kenyon, McConachie and Matt Berry.
Designated Public Schools:
- Delwood School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Balwin School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- M.E. Lazerte School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Designated Catholic Schools:
- St. Dominic School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- J. J. Bowlen School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Archbishop O’Leary School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Did you know? Brintnell boasts a livability score of 77%, which is considered exceptional. Crime rates are 12% lower than the Edmonton average, and the area has received A+ ratings for amenities and cost of living.
Commuting From Brintnell
The area encompasses all real estate situated west of 50th Street, south of 167th Ave, east of Highway 15 and north of 153rd Ave. Brintnell homeowners can easily reach the greater city of Edmonton and the capital region (including St. Albert, Fort Saskatchewan and Sherwood Park) along Highway 15 and the nearby north Anthony Henday. Manning Drive also provides streamlined access to the Yellowhead Highway and South Edmonton via Fort Road and Wayne Gretzky Drive.
Brintnell is considered very transit-friendly thanks to its proximity to the Clareview LRT station (five minutes south), offering park-and-ride facilities and two transit centres. There are also several bus routes and stops operating throughout the area.
Did you know? Clareview LRT station is the last stop on the Capital LRT line. The Capital line is currently undergoing expansion, which will include a 4.5 km track extension from Century Park to Ellerslie Road.
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