Charlesworth is a brand-new community located in Southeast Edmonton. As part of the greater of Ellerslie region, residents of this burgeoning area enjoy access to some of the best amenities south Edmonton has to offer – including South Edmonton Common, countless indoor and outdoor recreational venues and the Edmonton International Airport. Charlesworth is also known for its abundance of new construction homes ranging from trendy townhomes to 3,500+ square foot luxury detached properties.
Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it all in Charlesworth!
Did you know? Charlesworth takes its name from Lionel C. Charlesworth, Alberta’s first Director of Surveys as well as president of the Alberta Land Surveyor’s Association and the Association of Professional Engineers.
Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Charlesworth
Formerly used as agricultural land, development within Charlesworth began in 2005, with new home construction continuing today. Offering a healthy mix of home styles, real estate opportunities in the area consist of roughly 60% low density, 25% medium density and 15% high-density residential. As a result, Charlesworth is well suited to a wide range of tastes and budgets, including first-time buyers, growing families, downsizers and everyone in between.
Single-Family Homes: Single-family residences in Charlesworth consist of front attached properties (perfect for busy families), eye-catching laned models (ripe with curb appeal) and lavish luxury homes. Standard features to expect from a detached home in the area include flexible open floorplans, energy-efficient appliances, high ceilings, luxury ensuites, contemporary high-end finishes and more.
Townhomes and Duplexes: Charlesworth’s attached and semi-detached homes offer many of the same perks as a single-family home at a fraction of the cost (and in some cases, the maintenance). Featuring an average of three bedrooms and two bathrooms, townhomes and duplexes in Charlesworth may start as low as $175,000.
Apartment-Style Condos: Low-maintenance and affordable, apartment-style condos in Charlesworth typically start in the mid 100s. Floor plans include spacious one, two and three-bedroom models offering an exclusive array of onsite amenities, roomy floorplans, ultra-modern finishes, close proximity to shops and more.
Average Listing Price in Charlesworth: $419,000
Did you know? Though hard to trace, the Ellerslie region is thought to date back to the late 1800s with the arrival of numerous Scottish settlers to the area. Ellerslie, along with another rural subdivision known as Wernerville, was annexed by the City of Edmonton in 1982.
Popular South Edmonton Amenities
Extremely amenity-friendly, Charlesworth offers convenient access to countless shops, services, restaurants and more. A large commercials area is planned for the community’s far southeast corner, which already sits adjacent to a large shopping complex (Harvest Pointe) featuring grocers, banking institutions, big-box retailers, etc. South Edmonton Common, featuring more than 172 brand name stores, ample eateries and entertainment venues, can also be reached in less than 10-minutes’ drive.
Other Southeast Edmonton amenities:
- Ellerslie Crossing
- Ellerslie Landing
- Gateway Business Park
- Grey Nuns Community Hospital
- The Market at Summerside
- Mill Woods Town Centre
- Premium Outlet Collection Edmonton International Airport
- South Park Centre
- Southpoint Shopping Centre
- And more!
Did you know? Featuring over 2.3 million square feet of shopping, dining and entertainment space, South Edmonton Common is one of the largest open-air retail developments in North America.
Parks and Recreation
A great neighbourhood for active families, Charlesworth features ample open park and green space. In addition to walking trails and stormwater ponds, the community also features a state-of-the-art solar lit playground and a championship disc golf course. Charlesworth also sits alongside Southeast Edmonton’s popular Ivor Dent Sports Park, a first-class tournament facility hosting soccer, cricket, rugby, football, lacrosse, kabaddi, cricket and ultimate frisbee fields.
Additional recreational amenities near Charlesworth include:
- Blackmud Creek Ravine
- Ellerslie Playground and Splash Park
- Gateway Fitness Park
- The Meadows Recreation Centre
- Mill Woods Recreation Centre
- William Lutsky YMCA
- And more
Did you know? Sustainability Plaza is a multi-purpose recreational site located in the heart of Charlesworth. In addition to the solar-powered playground, the area includes a solar-powered Wi-Fi zone, a large green space, a nearby community garden and picnic areas built from upcycled shipping containers.
There are two schools situated in southwest Charlesworth: Ellerslie Primary (public elementary) and Ellerslie Campus (public K-9). Additional educational opportunities, including early learning and immersion programs, non-secular and senior-level schools, can all be found within the immediate area.
Designated Public Schools:
- Ellerslie Campus School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Ellerslie Campus School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- J. Percy Page School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Designated Catholic Schools:
- Corpus Christi School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Corpus Christi School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Holy Trinity School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Did you know? Charlesworth residents are represented by the Ellerslie Community League. The league hosts various family-oriented events throughout the year, from Green Shack Programs and movie nights to community development initiatives and sports activities.
Commuting From Southeast Edmonton
Charlesworth is defined by 66th Street SW to the west, the Anthony Henday to the north, 50th Street SW to the east and Ellerslie Road to the south. Thanks to the community’s proximity to arterial roadways, residents can enjoy a streamlined commute to just about anywhere. In addition to the south leg of the Anthony Henday, major nearby commuter routes include Gateway Boulevard and Calgary Trail (QE2), Whitemud Drive and 75th Street (via 66th Street).
Though transit development is still ongoing, there are several stops located throughout the area. As Edmonton’s Valley LRT line nears completion, residents will enjoy greater access to both south Edmonton and the greater capital region as a whole.
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