First established in the 1900s, Delwood is an older neighbourhood situated in Northeast Edmonton. Despite its early start, however, the bulk of development did not occur until almost 60 years later. Delwood offers a range of amenities, including commercial and school facilities, abundant park spaces, and an array of affordable home styles. The community is also conveniently located near Fort Road and Yellowhead Trail, providing residents with easy access to Downtown Edmonton (less than a 15-minute drive to the south) and countless other popular North Edmonton amenities.
Did you know? Delwood is thought to take its name after Edward “Del” Delgare Grierson, a local landowner and politician. Delwood was previously known as three different subdivisions – Queen’s Park, East Delton and Industrial Centre.
Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Delwood in Northeast Edmonton
Most real estate opportunities in Delwood consist of three-bedroom, two-bathroom single-family homes, priced from the mid 300s. The community is characterized by affordable post-war bungalows, which often include large lots, double detached garages, and recent upgrades such as new countertops, flooring, and energy-efficient appliances. Many homes in the area also have separate rental income suites, which make Delwood an attractive choice for real estate investors in Edmonton.
Approximately 8% of residences in Delwood are duplexes. These semi-detached homes offer three-bedrooms and one-bathroom with starting prices as low as $300,000 – making them particularly appealing to first-time buyers seeking an affordable property in a desirable location.
Additionally, there are a small number of townhomes in Delwood, particularly in the community’s far southwest end.
Average Listing Price in Delwood: $342,000
Did you know? Delwood is one of several neighbourhoods that make up North Edmonton’s mature sector. Other popular communities in the are include Belvedere, Glengarry, Prince Charles and York, to name a few.
Northeast Edmonton Amenities Near Delwood
Delwood sits within walking distance of several commercial amenities, including restaurants, banking institutions, coffees shops, pharmacies, medical clinics and more. Further shops and services can be found along 82nd Street, 66th Street, and Fort Road. Additionally, within a 10-minute drive or less, Delwood residents have easy access to major shopping destinations like Londonderry Mall, Northgate Centre, North Town Centre, and Clareview Town Centre, which feature major retailers such as Costco, Walmart, and Superstore.
Other nearby amenities include:
- Century Casino and Hotel Edmonton
- Kingsway Mall
- Manning Town Centre – Cineplex, Lowe’s, Canadian Tire, etc.
- Northeast Community Health Centre
- Royal Alexandra Hospital
- Skyview/ North City/ Palisades Shopping Centres (numerous big-box retailers, restaurants, shops and services)
- And more!
Did you know? Londonderry Mall has over 150 shops and services spread over 700,000 square feet of premium retail space. Even better, the mall is located within easy walking distance of Delwood.
Northeast Edmonton Parks and Recreation
In addition to various small parks, play areas, and open green spaces, Delwood has a vibrant community association that offers amenities like a hockey rink, sports field, and a diverse selection of family-friendly activities year-round. These include seasonal festivals, movie nights, family games nights, walking groups, sports programs, community days, and more. Moreover, residents in Delwood have easy access to numerous popular leisure centers nearby, including:
- Clareview Community Recreation Centre
- Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre
- Eastglen Leisure Centre
- Grand Trunk Fitness and Leisure Centre
- Londonderry Fitness and Leisure Centre
- O’Leary Fitness and Leisure Centre
Other recreational amenities near Delwood include:
- Borden Park
- Clarke Stadium / Joe Clarke Athletic Grounds
- Commonwealth Stadium
- Dawson Park
- Edmonton EXPO Centre
- Hermitage Park
- Highlands Golf Course
- Kinnaird Park / Rat Creek
- Riverside Golf Course
- Rundle Park Golf Course
- And more
Did you know? Delwood offers a liveability score of 73%, which is considered excellent. The community comes highly rated for its easy accessibility, cost of living and health and safety amenities.
Delwood Schools in Northeast Edmonton
Ideal for families with children, Delwood offers an array of educational options to cater to all age groups. The neighborhood is home to two schools: a public elementary school (featuring French immersion programming), and a Catholic elementary school. Moreover, residents have convenient access to various educational institutions in nearby communities, including public and Catholic junior and senior high schools, daycares, out-of-school-care programs and more.
Designated Public Schools:
- Delwood School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Delwood School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- M.E. Lazerte School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Designated Catholic Schools:
- St. Vladimir School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- St. Cecilia School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Archbishop O’Leary School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Did you know? Delwood is an attractive option for post-secondary students and faculty members, mainly due to its proximity to the NAIT campus, which is just a short 10-minute drive southwest of the community.
Getting Around Northeast Edmonton
Delwood is defined by 82nd Street to the west, 137th Ave to the north, 66th Street to the east and 132nd Ave to the south. Nearby Yellowhead Trail provides residents with streamlined access to the east Anthony Henday, Highway 16 and Sherwood Park, while adjoining Fort Road (Wayne Gretzky Drive) allows for a convenient commute to north and south Edmonton. The downtown core can also be reached in less than 15-minutes via 82nd Street and nearby 97th Street.
Situated within walking distance of the Belvedere LRT Station (Capital Line), Delwood also boasts a relatively good transit score. Numerous bus stops define the area, with several routes providing direct access to city centre.
Did you know? The upcoming expansion of Edmonton's Capital LRT line will include a 4.5 km track extension from Century Park to Ellerslie Road, allowing residents of Delwood to enjoy convenient access to all areas of the city through light rail transit.
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