Edmonton Community Spotlight: Walker in Southeast Edmonton Featured Image

Walker is a newly established neighbourhood situated in Southeast Edmonton. Being part of the larger Ellerslie region, residents of this growing community have easy access to top-notch amenities in South Edmonton, such as South Edmonton Common, various recreational facilities, and the Edmonton International Airport. In addition, Walker is renowned for its wide selection of new construction homes ranging from stylish townhouses to spacious luxury homes exceeding 2,800 square feet.

No matter what you're searching for, Walker has it all!

Did you know? Walker takes its name from George Walker, who played an instrumental role in Edmonton’s housing and urban development.

 Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Walker in Southeast Edmonton

The Walker Neighbourhood Structure Plan was approved in 2007, with development continuing to this day. The real estate market in Walker consists of varied home styles, including low, medium and high-density residences. This variety makes Walker appealing to a broad spectrum of potential buyers, such as first-time home buyers, Edmonton real estate investors, families seeking room to grow, downsizers, and everyone in between.

Single-Family Homes: Single-family homes in Walker include convenient front attached models, laned models with tons of curb appeal, and upscale luxury homes. Features commonly found in these modern homes include airy open floor plans, energy-efficient appliances, high ceilings, deluxe ensuites, chef-inspired kitchens, high-end finishes, and more.

Townhomes and Duplexes: The attached and semi-detached homes in Walker offer many of the same advantages as the area's single-family homes at a more affordable price point (e.g., yard spaces, attached garages, flexible floor plans, private master suites, etc.). For example, contemporary two-bedroom townhomes in Walker may start as low as $265,000, while a 1,500+ square-foot duplex (three bedrooms) is typically priced in the mid-400s.

Apartment-Style Condos: Providing low-maintenance living at an affordable price, apartment-style condos in Walker usually begin in the high $100s. These units offer spacious layouts with one, two, or three bedrooms, exclusive onsite amenities, modern finishes, convenient access to nearby shops, and more.

Average Listing Price in Walker: $441,000

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Did you know? Ellerslie's origins date back to the late 1800s, when a significant number of Scottish settlers arrived in the area. In 1982, Ellerslie and the neighbouring rural subdivision of Wernerville were incorporated into the larger City of Edmonton.

Edmonton Community Spotlight: Walker in Southeast Edmonton Amenities Image

Popular South Edmonton Amenities

Walker boasts a wealth of amenities, providing residents easy access to many shops, services, restaurants, and other conveniences. For starters, a large commercial hub is located in the community's far northeast corner. In addition to big-box retailers and professional services, the area houses several restaurants, coffee shops, banking institutions, and more. Within a 10-minute drive, residents can also reach South Edmonton Common, a massive shopping destination with over 172 brand-name stores, numerous dining options, and entertainment venues.

Additional amenities in the Southeast Edmonton area include Costco, Ellerslie Crossing, Ellerslie Landing, Gateway Business Park, Grey Nuns Community Hospital, The Market at Summerside, Mill Woods Town CentrePremium Outlet Collection Edmonton International Airport, South Park Centre, Southpoint Shopping Centre, and many others.

Did you know? With more than 2.3 million square feet dedicated to shopping, dining, and entertainment, South Edmonton Common stands out as one of North America's largest open-air retail complexes.

Edmonton Community Spotlight: Walker in Southeast Edmonton Parks and Recreation Image

Parks and Recreation in Southeast Edmonton

Walker offers abundant parks and green spaces, ideal for families with active lifestyles. The neighbourhood boasts a centrally located playground and sports fields, along with scenic walking trails and scenic stormwater ponds. Adjacent to Walker is the renowned Ivor Dent Sports Park, a premier sports complex in Southeast Edmonton that houses soccer, cricket, rugby, football, lacrosse, kabaddi, and ultimate frisbee fields.

Recreational facilities close to Walker include Blackmud Creek Ravine, Ellerslie Playground and Splash Park, Gateway Fitness ParkThe Meadows Recreation Centre, Mill Woods Recreation Centre, William Lutsky YMCA, and various other options for indoor and outdoor fun.

Did you know? “Sustainability Plaza” is located in the nearby community of Charlesworth and offers a diverse range of amenities. In addition to the solar-powered playground, visitors can enjoy a solar-powered Wi-Fi zone, expansive green spaces, a community garden, and picnic areas constructed from repurposed shipping containers.

Edmonton Community Spotlight: Walker in Southeast Edmonton Schools Image

Walker Schools

Walker has two schools: Shauna May Seneca School and Corpus Christi Catholic K-9 School. Additional educational opportunities, including early learning and immersion programs and secondary and non-secular schools, are also available within the immediate area.

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Did you know? Walker residents are represented by the Horizons Community League. The league hosts various family-oriented events throughout the year, including sports programs (hockey, soccer, handball, yoga, etc.), book clubs, community events and more.

Edmonton Community Spotlight: Walker in Southeast Edmonton Commute Image

Commuting From Southeast Edmonton 

Walker is bounded by 66th Street to the west, Ellerslie Road to the north, 50th Street to the east and rural farmland to the south. The community's strategic location near major roadways offers residents convenient access to the greater City of Edmonton and surrounding communities such as Beaumont, Nisku and Leduc. Commuter roads in the area include the south leg of the Anthony Henday, 91st Street, Gateway Boulevard, Calgary Trail (QE2) and 66th Street.

While transit infrastructure continues to be developed, multiple stops are dispersed throughout the area. With the completion of Edmonton's Valley LRT line, homeowners can now enjoy improved connectivity to south Edmonton and the broader capital region. A future Park n' Ride transit centre is also planned for Walker.

Did you know? The newly implemented Valley LRT line extension spans 13 kilometres and connects Downtown Edmonton to Mill Woods.

For more information on Edmonton homes for sale and real estate opportunities in Walker (or any other community in the capital region), contact us! And don't forget to download your FREE copy of our latest guide:

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