Are you looking for an established Southwest Edmonton neighbourhood known for its affordable single-family homes and proximity to great amenities? Look no further than Duggan. This quiet, slower-paced community boasts family-friendly essentials, including schools, parks, and services, as well as convenient access to recreation, transit, and popular shopping hubs. A driver’s delight, Duggan also makes the ideal neighbourhood for residents in need of a streamlined commute to the Edmonton International Airport, Downtown Edmonton, the South Anthony Henday and more.
Did you know? Duggan was named after J.J. Duggan, a local landowner, pioneer and mayor of the former City of Strathcona (1901). Strathcona amalgamated with the greater City of Edmonton in 1912.
Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Duggan
Residential development in Duggan began during the 1960s, continuing on and off until the late 1990s. Single-family homes account for nearly 60% of all real estate opportunities, consisting mainly of affordable bungalows and attractive laned homes. Starting in the mid-300s, most detached homes in Duggan offer four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 1,500 square feet of living space. Modern upgrades are standard and include everything from new systems and appliances to renovated bathrooms, upgraded countertops, flooring and more. Duggan homes are also known for their oversized lots, providing plenty of room for children, pets and outdoor entertaining.
A small number of low-rise apartments and townhomes are also available in Duggan, making the area an attractive option among first-time buyers and young families. Two- and three-bedroom townhouses are priced in the mid-100s and offer finished basements, private yard spaces and recent upgrades. Due to their affordability and great location, attached homes in Duggan also make a great investment opportunity.
Average Listing Price in Duggan: $316,000
Did you know? Cost of living and real estate prices are 2% and 13% lower than the Edmonton average, respectively. The area also comes highly rated for its proximity to amenities. (Source: Areavibes)
South Edmonton’s Best Amenities
From shops and services to restaurants and recreation venues, Duggan residents enjoy having everything they need within arm’s reach. For starters, the community sits adjacent to South Park and South Point Centre (Wal-Mart, Save-on-Foods, Chapters, coffee shops, banking institutions, etc.), as well as Whitemud Crossing (Edmonton Public Library, medical clinics and health services, etc.). Additional shops and services can also be reached via nearby Calgary Trail and Gateway Boulevard, including:
- Grey Nuns Hospital
- Mill Woods Town Centre
- Southgate Centre
- South Edmonton Common
- Southwest Edmonton Farmers’ Market
- And more!
Did you know? Southgate Centre opened over 40 years ago with just 65 stores and services and was, at the time, the largest mall in Edmonton. Southgate remains South Edmonton’s largest shopping centre and features over 180 premier stores and services. (Source: Southgate Centre)
Parks and Recreation
Duggan is home to a large, centrally located park featuring a playground, sports fields, and a local community league. There are also several pocket parks scattered throughout the neighbourhood and a few walking trails. The William Lutsky Family YMCA, Kinsmen Twin Arenas and Confederation Leisure Centre also sit just a short distance away.
Other recreational amenities near Bearspaw:
- The Derrick Golf and Winter Club
- Jagare Ridge Golf and Country Club
- Kaskitayo Skatepark
- Mill Woods Recreation Centre
- Snow Valley Ski Club
- Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre
- Twin Brooks District and Nature Park
- Whitemud Creek Ravine
Did you know? The Duggan Community League serves residents of Duggan and Rideau Park. The league hosts various events throughout the year, including soccer, seniors’ clubs, girl guides, community gardens, Zumba, skating and more.
There are two schools in Duggan, a public elementary and a Catholic elementary. The community also sits within walking distance of junior and senior high schools while providing convenient access to daycares, out-of-school care programs and preschools. Duggan is also located less than 15 minutes south of the University of Alberta.
Designated Public Schools:
- Duggan School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- D.S. Mackenzie School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Harry Ainlay School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Designated Catholic Schools:
- St. Augustine School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Louis St. Laurent School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Louis St. Laurent School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Did you know? The Southwest Edmonton Farmers’ Market is rated one of Edmonton’s Best Farmers’ Markets. The market runs from May through October and brings the best of local farmers, bakers, artisans and buskers to the heart of South Edmonton.
Duggan is defined by 111th Street to the west, 40th Ave/ the community of Rideau Park to the north, Calgary Trail to the east and 34th Ave to the south. Major thoroughfares such as Calgary Trail and Gateway Boulevard provide a streamlined commute to Central and South Edmonton. The Anthony Henday and Whitemud also offer greater access to the larger capital region. Duggan is also considered highly transit-friendly due to its proximity to the Capital LRT line (Southgate and Century Park Station) and the Century Park Transit Centre.
Did you know? Edmonton’s Capital LRT line expansion will see LRT service extended from Century Park to Desrochers. With a stop planned for the nearby community of Twin Brooks, Duggan residents will be afforded better access to deep Southeast Edmonton.
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