Are you in search of homes for sale or other real estate opportunities in West Edmonton? Here’s what you need to know.

About West Edmonton 

West Edmonton encompasses all communities within city limits to the west, 111th Avenue to the north, 124th Street to the east and the North Saskatchewan River to the south. Over the years, West Edmonton has rapidly become one of the most highly sought-after quadrants in the city due to its many desirable neighbourhoods and ultra-popular amenities.

Incredibly diverse, approximately 70% of all West Edmonton residences were constructed in and around the 1960s, while the remaining 30% were built after the year 2000. As a result, West Edmonton offers prospective home buyers a vast array of both established and developing communities to choose from. In addition, home styles across the area are equally as varied, including everything from affordable starter homes to expansive luxury estates, making West Edmonton ideal for every taste, lifestyle and budget.

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West Edmonton Homes For Sale

West Edmonton Single Family Homes 

A great location for growing families, single-family homes account for most residences within West Edmonton. Detached home prices may range from the low 200s for a quaint bungalow to 1 million+ for a lavish luxury home. West Edmonton single-family homes styles include:

Manufactured Homes – Manufactured homes allow homeowners to enjoy all the benefits of a single-family home at a fraction of the cost. Roomy open floor plans, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, spacious master suites and large private yards are just a few of the many fantastic features to expect in a manufactured home. To learn more, check out West Edmonton’s premier manufactured home community, Westview Village.

Character Homes – Buyers searching for a character home in an established community will also find what they’re looking for in West Edmonton. For instance, mature neighbourhoods such as ParkviewGlenwood and Glenora feature an extensive number of renovated pre-WWII homes, offering a combination of historical charm and new amenities. Both cozy and affordable, these homes are known for their uniqueness, affordability, and large lots.

Infill Homes – West Edmonton’s mature neighbourhoods also offer the best of both worlds when it comes to modern living in an older community. Made popular by their proximity to amenities such as the North Saskatchewan River Valley and downtown Edmonton, areas such as Crestwood, Glenora, and Laurier Heights, are seeing an increasing number of stylish and expertly crafted infill homes.

For more information, download your free copy of our comprehensive guide: Edmonton’s Top Infill Communities.

Brand New Homes – As one of the most rapidly expanding quadrants in the city, West Edmonton offers no shortage of new construction of homes. Developing neighbourhoods such as Webber GreensSecord and Rural West Edmonton feature the latest in new home design across a broad range of styles. Popular amenities to expect in a brand-new West Edmonton home include high-end finishes, chef-inspired kitchens (quartz countertops, kitchen islands, walk-thru pantry, etc.), oversized mudrooms, second-floor laundry, spa-like ensuites, smart home technology and more.

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Luxury Homes and Estates – Laurier Heights, Quesnell Heights and Rio Terrace are just a few of many West Edmonton neighbourhoods known for their elegant luxury homes. Priced at $750,000 and up, these unique homes vary from restored timeless estates to brand new custom builds. Luxury properties within the area feature an average of four or more bedrooms or bathrooms, 2,500+ square feet of premium living space and, of course, all the sophisticated features buyers have come to expect from a high-end home.

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Whatever You’re Looking For – All other single-family homes for sale in West Edmonton vary by style, size and age and include split and bi-level homes, one and a half and two-story properties, front attached models, rear laned homes and more.

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Apartment-Style Condos

Ideal for first-time buyers, couples, working professionals and downsizersapartment-style condos are both low-maintenance and affordable. West Edmonton communities such as CallingwoodTerra Losa and Meadowlark Park offer a mix of high and low-rise units located within walking distance of fantastic West Edmonton amenities.

Townhomes and Duplexes in West Edmonton

Townhomes and duplexes are the perfect compromise between low maintenance living and single-family home features. Offering an average of three bedrooms and bathrooms and 1,100 square feet of living space, these developments are often overseen by a condo board that takes care of the outdoor maintenance for you. Attached and semi-detached home styles can be found in both new and established communities throughout West Edmonton.

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West Edmonton Neighbourhoods 

Jasper Place 

Once a standalone town annexed by the greater City of Edmonton in 1964, Jasper Place is comprised of several established neighbourhoods. Dating back to the early 1900s, the area is celebrated for its mature trees, quiet streets and proximity to countless amenities.

Single-family homes are the predominant home style across most Jasper Place communities, consisting of everything from cozy character bungalows featuring state-of-the-art upgrades to sprawling luxury properties. Infill homes are also making their mark throughout the area, including bespoke two and three-story detached models, trendy duplexes and townhomes.

Attached and semi-detached homes, as well as apartment-style condos are prevalent throughout the area, especially in communities such as Glenwood, Meadowlark Park and Sherwood.

In addition to schools, shops and services, notable amenities in and around the Jasper Place area include:

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West Jasper Place

West Jasper Place is a residential area bounded by the west Anthony Henday to the west, Stony Plain Road to the north, 170th Street to the east and the Anthony Henday/North Saskatchewan River to the south.

Real estate opportunities in West Jasper Place are highly diverse, making this area of the city ideal for first-time buyers, downsizers, working professionals and families. Detached single-family properties are most common, with prices varying from the low 300s for a three-bedroom split-level home to one million+ for a 3,500 square foot custom bungalow.

Apartment-style condos, townhomes and duplexes are also common in West Jasper Place. Noted for their affordability and proximity to shops and services, medium and high-density homes range from $100,000 for a one-bedroom apartment to $300,000+ for a stylish three bed, three bath duplex.

Last but not least, West Jasper Place remains home to some of the best amenities the City of Edmonton has to offer, including world-class West Edmonton Mall. Other fantastic amenities near West Jasper Place include schools (public, private and Catholic options), several shopping districts and major commuter roads such as Whitemud Drive, the Anthony Henday, Stony Plain Road and Highway 16A.

West Jasper Place amenities:

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Defined by 149th Street to the west, Stony Plain Road to the north, 142nd Street to the east and Whitemud Drive/North Saskatchewan River to the south, the greater Laurier area consists of three of the highly sought-after neighbourhoods: Crestwood, Laurier Heights and Parkview.

First established following WWII, most residences in Laurier were constructed during the 1950s and 60s. Since then, many of the area’s post-war bungalows have been replaced with artfully designed infill homes, featuring open concept floor plans, lavish finishes and plenty of square footage.

As a result of the area’s ultra-desirable location (featuring breathtaking river valley views and close proximity to amenities) and beautifully crafted homes, home prices tend to range a little higher – with an average three-bed, three-bath home starting at approximately $500,000. However, for homebuyers in search of a lower price point, the area also offers several new duplexes, townhomes and apartment-style condos.

In addition to the Edmonton Valley ZooBuena Vista Park and MacKinnon Ravine Park, Laurier amenities include:

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The Grange

The Grange is a relatively new residential area comprised of three contemporary neighbourhoods, GlastonburyGranville and The Hamptons, each undergoing varying stages of development.

Roughly 75% of all residences within The Grange are detached homes. As such, all three communities are a favoured choice among Edmonton buyers in search of a modern single-family homeSpacious and reasonably priced, detached properties in the area feature an average of four bedrooms, four bathrooms and 1,500 square feet of functional open living space for $400,000.

Duplexes (priced in the mid 200s and upward) account for roughly 10% of all remaining real estate within The Grange, followed by a small number of apartment condos and townhomes built within the last few years.

An excellent location for families, The Grange houses several schools, parks, playgrounds and open green spaces. The area is also defined by several convenient commuter routes, including Whitemud Drive and the Anthony Henday.

Other amenities in and around the Grange:

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Lewis Estates

Lewis Estates encompasses all communities east of 231st Street, south of Highway 16A, west of the Anthony Henday and north of Whitemud Drive. All homes within Lewis Estates have been constructed within the last 20 years (with many communities still undergoing development), with emphasis on single-family homes.

Convenient, front-attached models tend to be the most common detached home style across all Lewis Estates neighbourhoods, equipped with an average of three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a price tag of $450,000. Following single-family homes, duplexes remain the second most popular home style in Lewis estates, as well as a few apartment-style condos. A scattering of affordable townhomes can also be found in select communities, with prices starting as low as $250,000.

An outdoor lover’s delight, Lewis Estates is recognized for its proximity to expansive open green spaces and recreational amenities – including landscaped parks and walking trails, peaceful stormwater ponds and a premier 18-hole golf course.

Additional nearby amenities include:

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Rural West Edmonton 

Rural West Edmonton is a developing residential area located along the southwest corner of the Anthony Henday. With construction still underway, this up-and-coming area offers the perfect opportunity to buy or build your brand-new dream home. Upon completion, new Rural West communities will feature a mix of single-family homes, attached and semi-detached models and low-rise apartment-style condos.

Schools, shops and services represent a few of the many amenities planned for Rural West Edmonton neighbourhoods. Current nearby amenities include:

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Standalone West Edmonton Neighbourhoods: 

Apart from the major districts mentioned above, West Edmonton is also home to Glenora, a standalone community located directly north of the Saskatchewan River Valley and MacKinnon Ravine Park. Situated within close to city centre and home to some of the most desirable real estate in the capital region, Glenora has been consistently rated one of the Best Places to Live in Edmonton.

Check out: Edmonton Community Spotlight: Glenora

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