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Secord is a budding new residential area located in West Edmonton’s Lewis Farms district. It is defined by wetlands, treestands, ponds and walking trails, making it the perfect place for individuals seeking tranquility in the great outdoors. Despite its peaceful nature, however, the community is also located within arms’ reach of brand-new amenities including trendy new shops, services, schools, entertainment venues and much more.

Did you know? 50% of Secord was developed as of 2019. The perfect community for new construction home buyers in Edmonton, Secord presents the perfect opportunity to buy or build your brand-new home.

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Secord

The Secord Neighbourhood Structure Plan was adopted in 2007, with development beginning soon after. Though construction is still underway, this vibrant new community will feature a broad mix of both low and medium density home styles. Single-family homes, both front-attached and laned will account for the majority of real estate opportunities.

Front-attached, three bed and bath homes with an average of 2,000 square feet of living space are common in Secord, with prices starting in the low 500s.  Currently, many of the listed homes in Secord are either still under construction or recently completed, providing the advantage of a brand-new home with a quick move-in timeline.

For buyers who prefer a detached garage and plenty of curb appeal, Secord also offers attractive laned homes. These homes are ideal for young and growing families, featuring three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and an average of 1,600 square feet. The starting price for these homes is typically in the mid-400s.

Secord homes are equipped with a range of high-end standard features, including spa-inspired master ensuites, gourmet kitchens, bonus or family rooms, energy-efficient appliances, smart home technology, and beautifully landscaped yards.

In addition to detached homes, Secord provides more affordable and low-maintenance living options such as attached and semi-detached homes and apartment-style condos. The average two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo unit offers various onsite amenities like fitness centers, storage lockers, heated underground parking, and common areas. These units are particularly suitable for first-time buyers and those looking to downsize.

Average Listing Price in Secord: $491,000

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Did you know? Secord derives its name from Richard Secord, who was appointed as the fourth teacher of the Edmonton public school. Later on, Secord partnered with John McDougall through which he was able to prosper as a fur trader, real estate investor, and private banker. Secord was also elected to the Northwest Territories Legislature in 1902. (source: Secord Community League) 

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Secord and West Edmonton Amenities

Secord residents enjoy convenient access to a wide range of top-notch amenities in Edmonton. The community is ideally located near the Shops of Granville, West Granville Centre, and the West Henday Promenade, all just a short distance away. Additionally, West Edmonton Mall is only a 10-minute drive from Secord, offering residents even more options for shopping and entertainment. The neighbourhood sits adjacent to a convenient shopping complex, featuring grocers, restaurants and miscellaneous services.

Other notable amenities near the neighbourhood include popular destinations such as:

Did you know? Lewis Estates encompasses not only Secord but also seven other sought-after neighborhoods: Breckenridge Greens, Lewis Farms Industrial, Potter Greens, Stewart Greens, Suder Greens, and Webber Greens.

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West Edmonton Parks and Recreation

Secord offers a plethora of recreational opportunities for its residents, ensuring a well-rounded and active lifestyle. The community offers green spaces and pathways, as well as a scenic stormwater pond and playgrounds. In addition to the Lewis Estates Golf Course, Secord residents can enjoy other nearby recreational amenities such as the Glendale Golf and Country Club, the Jasper Place Fitness and Leisure Centre, and The Ranch Golf and Country Club.

Furthermore, the Secord Community League plays a vital role in enhancing the recreational experience for residents. The league organizes a diverse array of events and activities, including seasonal activities, sports, Green Shack programs and more.

Did you know? Secord has a liveability score of 77% which is considered exceptional, the community is highly rated for its accessibility, cost of living, employment, and housing. Crime rates are also 27% lower than the Edmonton average.

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Secord and West Edmonton Schools

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Designated Catholic Schools:

Did you know? In addition to these designated schools, other educational institutions in the area include Edmonton Montessori School, Meadowlark Christian School, and Montessori Bilingual Academy.

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West Edmonton Transit and Commuter Roads 

Secord is bounded by 231st to the west, Hwy 16A to the north, 215th Street to the east, and 92nd Ave to the south. Nearby Whitemud Drive offers excellent convenience to Secord residents as it connects to the west Anthony Henday, providing easy access to various parts of west, north, and south Edmonton. Moreover, Highway 16A makes commuting a breeze for residents working in the nearby bedroom communities of Spruce Grove and Stony Plain.

For more detailed information on the benefits of living in a bedroom community, check out: 6 Reasons to Buy Your Home in a Bedroom Community.

Although Secord is primarily car-dependent there are some transit options available with several stops situated along the neighboring Winterburn Road.

Did you know? The upcoming extension of West Edmonton's LRT line will introduce direct LRT access to Lewis Farms. This development means that residents of Secord and neighbouring communities will enjoy streamlined transit commutes to the downtown core and other areas.

To discover more about available homes for sale in west Edmonton and explore real estate opportunities in Secord, please don't hesitate to reach out to us! Additionally, feel free to take advantage of our free and informative community resources, which include:

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