The Orchards at Ellerslie is a blossoming new Southeast Edmonton community characterized by expansive open green spaces, fragrant fruit trees and panoramic views. Though still under development, this nature-friendly neighbourhood has gained notoriety thanks to its competitively priced modern homes, landscaped urban spaces and proximity to popular amenities. If you’re looking to put down roots in one of Edmonton’s most unique master-planned communities, The Orchards at Ellerslie may be exactly what you’re looking for.
Did you know? Aptly named, The Orchards at Ellerslie takes its name from the many fruit trees that define the area.
Real Estate and Homes For Sale in The Orchards at Ellerslie
Formerly agricultural land, the Orchards at Ellerslie was first established in 2007, though residential development did not begin until 2012. With construction still underway, the community offers buyers the best of both worlds regarding affordability and new construction homes.
Builders in The Orchards and Ellerslie have placed emphasis on both medium and low-density home styles. Single-family homes account for most real estate opportunities in the neighbourhood, consisting of convenient front-attached models and expertly crafted laned homes. Featuring an average of four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 1,800 square feet of open living space, detached homes in the area offer the best in modern features and amenities, including:
- Spa-inspired ensuites
- Walk-in closets
- Sleek cabinetry
- Quartz countertops
- Stainless steel appliances
- Tile backsplashes
- Designer lighting fixtures
- 10ft ceilings
- Walk-thru pantries
- Spice kitchens
- Convenient mudrooms
- Bonus rooms
- Open-to-below features
- Wet bars
- Gas/electric fireplaces
- Laminate/hardwood/ceramic tile
- Oversized kitchen islands
- Dens/flex rooms
- Heated double garages
- Energy-efficient appliances and systems
- Finished landscaping
- Decks/patios and outdoor entertaining areas
- Underground sprinkler systems
- And more!
Note: Legal basement suites equipped with separate entrances are another common feature in The Orchards at Ellerslie homes. A great opportunity for first-time investors!
The Orchards at Ellerslie also includes many newly constructed attached and semi-detached homes. The perfect starter home for growing families, duplexes in the community offer three bedrooms, three bathrooms and upwards of 1,300+ square feet for as low as $350,000. Alternatively, low-maintenance two- and three-bedroom townhomes start in the mid-200s.
Average Listing Price in The Orchards at Ellerslie: $496,000
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Did you know? According to the Areavibes Liveability Index, The Orchards at Ellerslie boasts an excellent livability score (85%), thanks to its housing, low crime rates, proximity to amenities and local schools.
Convenient Access to Shops and Services
Countless commercial amenities such as grocers, health services, banking institutions, boutique retailers, and more, can be found within a short distance of The Orchards at Ellerslie – including Orchard’s Gate, the Shops at Summerside, Ellerslie Crossing and Harvest Pointe. Moreover, South Edmonton Common is also situated just 10-minutes’ drive to the neighbourhood’s north, providing residents access to over 172 brand-name stores, restaurants and recreation venues.
Other amenities nearby include:
- Grey Nuns Community Hospital
- Mill Woods Town Centre
- Orchards Farmers’ Market
- Premium Outlet Collection Edmonton International Airport
Check out: Edmonton Community Spotlight: Summerside in Southeast Edmonton.
Did you know? Spread over 320 acres and containing 2,300,000 square feet of retail space, South Edmonton Common is considered one of the largest open-air retail developments in North America.
An Outdoor Lover’s Delight
Designed and developed across 500+ acres of green space, The Orchards at Ellerslie is nothing short of an outdoor oasis – complete with parks, tree-lined paths and walkways, playground, tobogganing hill, picnic areas and more. The Orchards Club House is yet another one-of-a-kind amenity drawing buyers to this scenic community, providing residents with exclusive access to year-round social events, sports programs, summer camps, daycare and more. The Club House also oversees and maintains the neighbourhood’s many recreational amenities, such as the local ice rinks, splash park and tennis courts.
But that’s not all!
Additional recreation amenities in the area include:
- Blackmud Creek Ravine
- Beaumont Sport and Recreation Centre
- Colonial Golf Club
- Dr. Anne Anderson Community Centre
- Edmonton Soccer Dome
- Gateway Fitness Park
- Ivor Dent Sports Park
- Mill Woods Recreation Centre
- William Lutsky YMCA
Did you know? Through the community Club House, Orchards at Ellerslie residents have access to community fire bowls, basketball court, community garden and indoor family entertainment facilities.
The Orchards at Ellerslie Schools
Students living in Ellerslie are served by two brand-new schools, a public K-9 (Jan Reimer School) and a Catholic elementary (Divine Mercy School). Additional educational opportunities, including further public, Catholic and secondary institutions, can be found in the neighbouring communities of Summerside, Walker, Ellerslie and Mill Woods.
Designated Public Schools:
- Menisa School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Dan Knott School (Designated Grade 7-9 School)
- J. Percy Page School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Designated Catholic Schools:
- Divine Mercy School (Designated Grade K-6 School)
- Father Michael Mireau School (Designated Grade K-9 School)
- Holy Trinity School (Designated Grade 10-12 School)
Did you know? The Orchards Farmers’ Market showcases a variety of local vendors and home-made, home-grown and home-baked goods. The market runs every Monday, 4:30pm – 7:30pm, May through August.
Commuting From Southeast Edmonton
The Orchards at Ellerslie is bounded by Ellerslie Industrial to the west, 25th Ave SW to the north, 66th Street SW to the east and 41st Ave SW to the south. Located along south Edmonton city limits, the community sits close to Leduc, Nisku, Beaumont and the Edmonton International Airport. Nearby Gateway Ave also provides a streamlined commute to city centre (less than 30 minutes’ drive) and the greater City of Edmonton via the south Anthony Henday and Whitemud Drive.
While transit opportunities are still developing in the area, Edmonton’s future Capital LRT Expansion will see LRT service extended from Century Park to Ellerslie Road – providing residents with access to both south Edmonton and the larger capital region.
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