Jasper Park remains one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in West Edmonton. This established community was once a part of the former Town of Jasper Place, annexed by the City of Edmonton in the mid-1960s. With roots dating back to 1912, this beautiful tree-lined area has much to offer Edmonton home buyers, including varied high-end home styles, plenty of recreational opportunities and fantastic commercial amenities.
Did you know? Several West and Northeast Edmonton neighbourhoods once comprised the Town of Jasper Place, including Britannia Youngstown, Canora, Elmwood, Glenwood, High Park, Mayfield, Meadowlark Park, Rio Terrace and Sherwood.
Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Jasper Park
Just under half of all homes in Jasper Park are single-family properties. Detached home styles in the area include everything from updated character bungalows with plenty of charm to newly constructed infill homes. As a result, Jasper Park single-family homes have something to suit many tastes and lifestyles.
Due to Jasper Park’s desirable location, competition for homes remains high. Average prices range between $290,000 for a three-bed, one-bath starter home to $589,000 for a modern infill property.
Low-rise apartment-style condos are also common in Jasper Park, accounting for roughly 40% of real estate opportunities. Two-bedroom, two-bathroom (+den) units may include 1,300 square feet, open floor plans and spa-like ensuites for less than $200,000.
A small number of townhomes and duplexes are also available in Jasper Park. These spacious attached and semi-detached homes offer many of the same perks as a single-family home (i.e. attached and detached garages, private yard spaces and ample square footage) at a lower price tag.
Average Listing Price in Jasper Park: $652,000
Did you know Thanks to Jasper Park’s many vacant lots and infill opportunities, the neighbourhood is favoured among Edmonton real estate investors.
Great Access to Amenities
Although many commercial amenities surround Jasper Park, the area remains relatively peaceful. Several big-box retailers, grocers, medical services, banks, and other businesses are located directly southwest of the neighbourhood in Meadowlark Health and Shopping Centre. Restaurants, professional services, and other trendy shops can also be found on 149th Street.
Additionally, Laurier Heights is just ten minutes from West Edmonton Mall, one of the city’s most popular destinations for shopping, services, entertainment, and dining. Nearby 170th Street also has many other retailers, restaurants, and essential services, such as the Misericordia Hospital, Terra Losa Shopping Centre (Home Depot, Best Buy, Canadian Tire), and Mayfield Common (Winners, HomeSense).
- Callingwood Farmers’ Market
- Callingwood Shopping Centre
- Stony Plain Road (numerous shops and services)
- And more!
Did you know? Located in South Callingwood, the Callingwood Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday and Sunday. It is Edmonton’s largest and original outdoor farmers’ market and has been going strong for 38 years.
Jasper Park Parks and Recreation
Aptly named, Jasper Park offers residents plenty of parks, open green spaces and outdoor recreation.
The neighbourhood features two large green spaces, playgrounds, sports fields and a local community league. The Jasper Park Community League features a large rink, playground, basketball court and soccer fields shared with a local school. The league hosts numerous family-friendly and social events as well as gymnastics, ping pong and pickleball, remains a favourite among residents.
Edmonton’s river valley is also accessible in under 10 minutes, giving locals access to a broad network of walking trails and cycling paths and several parks, including Hawrelak Park, MacKinnon Ravine Park, Buena Vista and Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park.
Additional recreational amenities:
- Callingwood Park
- Edmonton Valley Zoo
- Emily Murphy Park
- Fort Edmonton Park
- Hawrelak Off-Leash Dog Park
- Jasper Place Fitness and Leisure Centre
- Peter Hemingway Fitness and Leisure Centre
- Royal Mayfair Golf Club
- Victoria Golf Course
- Whitemud Park
Did you know? The Jamie Platz Family YMCA is also located at Callingwood Park, which offers a variety of amenities, including fitness and aquatic centers, gymnasiums, studios, family zones, group fitness programs and children’s programming.
Jasper Park Schools
An excellent community for families, Jasper Place houses three local schools - a public elementary school, a Franco-Catholic elementary school and a Cogito-based K-9 school. Additional public, Catholic and Christian options can all be found within the surrounding neighbourhoods.
Designated Public Schools:
- James Gibbons School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Parkview School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- Jasper Place School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Designated Catholic Schools:
- Annunciation School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- St. Paul School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- St. Thomas More School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- St. Francis Xavier School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Did you know? The University of Alberta is less than a 15-minute drive from the Jasper Park via Whitemud Drive and Fox Drive.
An Ultra-Easy Commute
Jasper Park is bounded by 156th Street to the west, 92nd Ave to the north, 149th Street to the east and 87th Ave to the south. Though semi-secluded, residents have excellent access to commuter roads, including Whitemud Drive and 170th Street. Adjoining 149th Street provides direct access to Stony Plain Road (15 minutes to downtown) and Yellowhead Trail.
Jasper Park is also considered walkable, as many errands can be accomplished on foot, and boasts a decent transit score. Major transit centres can be found at nearby West Edmonton Mall and Jasper Place.
Did you know? The future West Valley LRT line will include several stops along 156th Street, which borders Jasper Park. Stations will be developed in the neighbouring communities of Sherwood and Meadowlark.
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