Edmonton Community Spotlight: McConachie in Northeast Edmonton Featured Image

Tucked away in the Pilot Sound district of Northeast Edmonton, the development of McConachie development began in the mid-2000s. Offering contemporary new homes near schools, shopping centres, recreational facilities, parks, and easily accessible commuter roads, McConachie is the perfect option for potential homebuyers seeking convenience and a modern new home. If you’re looking for a vibrant and well-connected neighbourhood that caters to your every need, McConachie may be the perfect choice. Experience a heightened quality of life in this fantastic new neighbourhood!

Did you know? McConachie’s name pays tribute to George William Grant McConachie (1909-1965), a notable early bush pilot credited with launching airmail and passenger service connecting Edmonton to Whitehorse. McConachie became CEO at Canadian Pacific Airlines and was inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame in 1973.

 Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Northeast Edmonton and McConachie 

McConachie is known for its variety of new construction home styles, especially single-family homes and duplexes. Construction in the area was approved shortly after 2006 and continues. Upon completion, the neighbourhood is expected to feature a blend of around two-thirds low-density homes and one-third semi-detached homes

Two-story single-family homes are the most common in McConachie, catering to families seeking the convenience and roominess of a front-attached model. These homes boast features such as expansive mudrooms, walk-through pantries, open floor plans, and high-quality finishes, providing homeowners with both a comfortable and upscale living experience.

McConachie is also known for its rear-laned homes. These residences come equipped with double-detached garages, eye-catching curb appeal, and desirable amenities like gourmet kitchens, private ensuites, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, and more.

For those looking for a more cost-effective home option (without compromising comfort) may opt for a McConachie duplex. These semi-detached homes come with customizable features and may include single or double attached/detached garages, private yard spaces, and generous square footage, catering to various preferences and lifestyles in the neighbourhood.

Average Listing Price in McConachie: $475,000

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Did you know? Several streets within the neighbourhood are named in honour of bush and racing pilot W. W. McDonough, who achieved global fame. McDonough also served as the president of Trans-American Mining Corporation and Spinet Gold Mines.

Edmonton Community Spotlight: McConachie in Northeast Edmonton Amenities Image

Amenities in Northeast Edmonton and near McConachie

There are three commercial areas planned for McConachie. Currently, residents have convenient access to the many professional services, dining options, cafes, and more of McConachie Landing. In addition, the community is also in close to various shopping hubs, such as Hollick-Kenyon Landing (including everything from grocery stores to daycare centres) and Manning Town Centre, which offers a wide array of brand-name retailers, restaurants, services, entertainment options, and more.

Residents of McConachie also have easy access to many large-scale Northeast Edmonton shopping hubs, including:

Did you know? McConachie’s living score boasts positive ratings for commute times, cost of living, employment, housing, and schools. 

Edmonton Community Spotlight: McConachie in Northeast Edmonton Parks and Recreation Image

Northeast Edmonton Parks and Recreation  

McConachie offers residents a wealth of outdoor amenities. McConachie’s walking trails, stormwater ponds, tree stands, and expansive green spaces feature sports fields and playgrounds for residents to enjoy. Additionally, the neighbouring community of Cy Becker offers a splash pad, an all-season park, picnic areas, tobogganing hill and skating rink and more.

Homeowners in McConachie also have access to various recreational facilities nearby, including the Clareview Community Recreation Centre, Hermitage Park, Londonderry Fitness and Leisure Centre, The Quarry Golf Course, and the Raven Crest Golf and Country Club

Did you know? Residents of McConachie are represented by the Horse Hill Community League. This non-profit organization caters to the neighbourhoods of Cy Becker, Brintnell, McConachie, Quarry Ridge, and Rural Northeast Edmonton. The league hosts a range of activities all year round, including swimming, skating, soccer, and baseball programs, seasonal festivities, and a community garden.

Edmonton Community Spotlight: McConachie in Northeast Edmonton Schools Image

Schools in Northeast Edmonton Near McConachie 

Perfect for families, two brand new schools are located in McConachie: Soraya Hafez Public Elementary School and Christ the King Elementary/Junior High School. Daycares, preschools, and other public and non-secular institutions are also located within a short distance of the neighbourhood, making educational opportunities ultra-accessible. 

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Edmonton Community Spotlight: McConachie in Northeast Edmonton Commute Image

Where is McConachie in Northeast Edmonton? 

Despite its many natural amenities and suburban surroundings, McConachie offers a streamlined commute for drivers and those who prefer transit. The community is bounded by 66th Street to the west, the Anthony Henday to the north, the neighbourhood of Cy Becker to the east and 167th Ave to the south. 66th Street, in particular, provides direct access to both the Anthony Henday and Fort Road (transecting with Hwy 16 and Wayne Gretzky Drive), and 167th Ave’s proximity to 97th Street provides a direct shot to downtown Edmonton. 

Nearby transit opportunities include the Clareview LRT Transit Centre and Capital LRT line, with extended transit line development planned to better serve Northeast Edmonton residents. Transit riders already benefit from several convenient transit stops within the community, particularly along McConachie Boulevard.

For more information on Edmonton real estate opportunities and homes for sale in McConachieor any other community in the capital region, get in touch with us! We also have plenty of free home buyer resources for you to explore, including: 

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