Magrath Heights is an affluent community located in the heart of Southwest Edmonton. One of many trendy neighbourhoods comprising the greater Terwillegar district, Magrath Heights is a newer area, first established in 2003. Slow-paced and quiet, this scenic community is noted for its vast open green spaces, proximity to amenities and high-end homes outfitted with the latest in modern features and finishes.

Did you know? Magrath Heights is one of seven neighbourhoods that make up the greater Terwillegar Heights area. Other communities in the district include HaddowHodgsonLegerMactaggartSouth Terwillegar and Terwillegar Towne.

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Magrath Heights

Single-family homes are the predominant home style in Magrath Heights, featuring four or more bedrooms and bathrooms. Modern and spacious, standard features to expect from a Magrath Heights home include flexible open floor plans, contemporary countertops, cabinetry and flooring, vaulted ceilings, oversized master suites and much more.

Expansive luxury homes and estate properties are also common to the area, many offering upwards of seven bedrooms and bathrooms and other lavish finishes (including chef-inspired kitchens, theatre rooms, wet bars and breathtaking ravine views). Single-family home prices in Magrath Heights typically start in the low 600s, with prices ranging up to the multi-millions for the area’s larger bespoke homes.

Stylish attached and semi-detached homes are also available throughout Magrath Heights and include everything from net-zero townhomes to low-maintenance, amenity-friendly apartment-style condos. Condo prices start in the low 200s for a one-bedroom unit to $300,000+ for a three-bedroom townhome or duplex.

Average Listing Price in Magrath Heights: $765,000

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Did you know? Magrath’s single-family homes are among the largest in Southwest Edmonton and are generally priced above the Edmonton average. 

Southwest Edmonton Amenities

Magrath Heights is situated within short distance of Southwest Edmonton’s trendiest amenities, including the Currents of Windermere shopping hub and South Edmonton Common. The community also sits adjacent to a large commercial complex (Terwillegar Heights Towne Square) which houses grocers, coffee shops, restaurants, banking institutions, miscellaneous services and more. Additional shops and services can also be found along bordering 23rd Ave, particularly near 111th Steet (Heritage Village).

Other popular amenities nearby include:

  • Crossroads Shopping Centre – Lowe’s, Edmonton Public Library, misc. healthcare services, restaurants, etc.
  • South Edmonton Common – 172+ brand name stores, Cineplex Odeon, The Rec Room, etc.
  • South Park Centre – Walmart, coffee shops, numerous retailers and restaurants
  • Southgate Centre – 165+ retailers, banking institutions, restaurants, etc.
  • Southpoint Centre – Miscellaneous services and retailers, restaurants, grocers, etc.
  • And more!

Did you know? The Currents of Windermere features over 82 brand-name stores, including quality retailers, convenient services, delicious dining options and entertainment venues. The Currents also houses one of Edmonton’s exclusive VIP movie theatres. 

An Outdoor Lover’s Delight 

In addition to beautifully crafted homes, Magrath Heights is also celebrated for its proximity to expansive parks, green spaces and other outdoor amenities. Flanked by both the Whitemud and Blackmud Creek Ravines to the east, residents enjoy having an endless array of scenic winding creek beds, walking paths, off-leash areas, cross-country skiing and biking trails at their disposal. The neighbourhood is home to several wildlife sanctuaries and preserved natural areas – including the Twin Brooks District and Nature Park.

Magrath Heights is served by the Terwillegar Community League, which hosts a number of family-friendly events and programs throughout the year (community gardens, swimming, soccer, softball and much more).

Additional recreational amenities in and around Magrath Heights include:

Did you know? Situated in the northwest corner of 119th Street and Twin Brooks Way, the Twin Brooks District and Nature Reserve was designed to create a “back to nature” experience featuring many paths, trees, hills, bushes and flowers to explore along with access to the Blackmud and Whitemud Creek Ravines.

Magrath Heights Schools

While there are no schools located within Magrath Heights proper, educational opportunities remain abundant in the surrounding neighbourhoods (many within walking distance). These include public and Catholic options geared towards all ages and stages, private institutions, early learning programs, childcare options and much more.

Designated Public Schools:

Designated Catholic Schools:


Did you know? Nellie Carlson was a respected Cree elder and advocate for Aboriginal women’s rights. She also created the advocacy group Indian Rights for Indian Women, which has helped thousands of other Indigenous Canadians across the country.

Commuting From Southwest Edmonton 

Magrath Heights is bounded by Rabbit Hill Road to the west, 23rd Ave to the north, Whitemud Creek Ravine to the east and the Mactaggart neighbourhood to the south. Though semi-secluded in its location and design, the community sits within short range of several major thoroughfares. Nearby Calgary Trail and Hwy 2 are incredibly convenient for accessing downtown Edmonton and the Edmonton International Airport, while the Anthony Henday provides a streamlined commute to the greater capital region.

Though Magrath Heights is considered primarily car-dependent, some transit is available throughout the area, especially along 23rd Ave.

Did you know? Magrath Heights’ interior roads have been strategically laid out to reduce traffic and promote pedestrian travel via foot or bicycle. This semi-secluded layout also serves to preserve the community’s quiet, nature-friendly atmosphere. 

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