Found 35 blog entries tagged as Community Tour.

4 Popular Places to Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Tucked away between tree-lined ravines, wide winding roads, and gorgeous green space lies a beautiful urban oasis known as Laurier Heights. Loved by a diverse range of residents, from families to retirees, Laurier Heights hosts an abundance of parks and attractions waiting to be discovered by Edmontonians near and far.

Looking to enjoy the great outdoors this summer? Scroll to discover why Laurier Heights is one of Edmonton’s top destinations for outdoor exploration within the city limits.

1. Buena Vista: Scenic Escapes for Both You and Your Pet

Buena Vista Park is perfectly situated on the north bank of the North Saskatchewan River just next to Sir Wilfred Laurier and Hawrelak Park. Buena Vista…

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3 Reasons Why Strathearn Is One of Edmonton’s Top Neighbourhoods to Celebrate Summer

The neighbourhood of Strathearn is located in Edmonton’s central-east side, drawing many young families to the area thanks to its close-knit community feel and access to natural amenities. Come summertime, it's the perfect spot for Edmontonians to ditch the indoors and dive into a ton of outdoor fun, all just steps away from home.

In this blog, we’ll uncover the top three reasons Strathearn is one of Edmonton’s go-to hotspots for summer.

1. Access to Nature

Strathearn is conveniently located just south of the North Saskatchewan River surrounded by gorgeous green space on two sides. Families in the neighbourhood embrace long summer strolls and relaxed…

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5 Reasons Edmontonians Love Ritchie

Ritchie is an up-and-coming neighbourhood in south-central Edmonton. With its abundance of local businesses and its proximity to one of the city’s most beloved green spaces, this cozy area has rapidly become a destination for Edmontonians. Here are just a few reasons why:

#1: Local Eats

Ritchie is a hidden gem for local food fare. Enjoy the renowned offerings at Biera, or some of Edmonton’s finest findings between bread at Farrow Sandwiches. Afterwards, indulge your sweet tooth at Doughnut Party or Kind Ice Cream, two of the city’s trendiest dessert shops. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon coffee and pastry at Duchess Bake Shop or Transcend Coffee and Roastery, or break for brunch and live music at The Blue Chair…

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Everything You Need Plus Effortless Travel in Every Direction

If you're considering buying a home in Edmonton, North Glenora should undoubtedly be at the forefront of your search. This community blends the conveniences of central city living with the neighbourly charm of a family-focused community. Not only does North Glenora offer everything you need within its residential boundaries, it’s also perfectly placed for easy access to every corner of the city.

Throughout the community you’ll find a mix of contemporary and modern infill homes intertwined with single-family and multi-family housing from the 1970s, offering a diverse housing landscape that caters to various tastes and preferences.

Front exterior of 10815 138 St home for sale by Holland and Associates Real Estate in North Glenora in Edmonton.

Location, Location, Location

Families gravitate…

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Nature, Family-Friendly Homes, and Elevated Living

Nestled in a quiet corner of the city along the North Saskatchewan River, the community of Parkview in Edmonton is more than just a neighbourhood where character homes and luxury abodes collide; it’s a lifestyle.

Characterized by its small-town ambiance, breathtaking natural beauty, and family-friendly atmosphere, Parkview offers an unparalleled living experience for those seeking the perfect blend of urban convenience and natural surroundings.

Aerial and river valley view of Valleyview Drive homes for sale by Holland and Associates Real Estate in Parkview in Edmonton.

Nature's Haven

Parkview, as its name suggests, is renowned for its natural amenities providing stunning views of the river valley and easy access to a plethora of parks and green spaces such as the Mackenzie Ravine and Buena Vista Park. Crossing the…

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7 Reasons Why Brookside Is The Perfect Place To Call Home What comes to mind when you think of finding a new neighbourhood to call home? For the residents of Brookside, their neighbourhood checks all the right boxes and then some. In fact, there’s a number of homeowners who grew up in the neighborhood- they loved it so much that they chose to move back and raise their own families; nowhere else quite lived up to their experience here. “I think that speaks volumes about a neighbourhood,” one community resident reflects. So what exactly is it that draws people to live in Brookside? We thought it was best to go right to the source and ask the residents themselves. Hearing their stories, it became clear that they couldn't agree on just one reason—so here are…

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St. Albert is a bustling city of activity. With new communities being constructed in Jensen Lakes, Erin Ridge North, Easton, and Riverside – it’s an incredible time to build a brand new home in St. Albert!

With equally high demand for single family homes, Kerri-lyn and Jason Holland get a lot of opportunity to return to their hometown roots of St. Albert while showing homes and meeting with the many builders working on new construction in St. Albert.

“It is shocking to see St. Albert’s growth. We’ve definitely watched it change – from the evolution of the downtown to the growth of the city’s borders west and north. St. Albert is always a place where both developers and people in general want to invest,” says Kerri-lyn Holland. “With all the…

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Tucked behind the Edmonton Country club along the edge of the North Saskatchewan river in Edmonton’s west end is the neighbourhood of Oleskiw. With a population of more than 2,800 residents the community is bordered by 170th street, just blocks away from access to whitemud drive. Driving into the community you’ll find beautiful homes surrounded by the picturesque river valley parks system with trails meandering down the banks of the Wolf Willow Ravine. Walking through the area you’re likely to catch the distant sound of a woodpecker tapping away at a poplar, a rustling of the leaves and the echo of a basketball hitting the pavement of a driveway during a quick father son pickup game. 

Surrounded by trees in the subdivision of Wolf Willow…

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A golden opportunity to build dream home on one of Edmonton’s most historic sites.

For urban city dwellers looking to put down roots in a community filled with an interesting past and a bright future, Sylvancroft Estates is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered.  Nestled between the boundaries of Westmount and Glenora, the picturesque parcel of land surrounded in trees is a quick step to the bustling 124 st. and downtown area, and serenely overlooks the Groat Road Ravine.

Once the spot of an elegant mansion built by Edmonton Mayor, Harry Evans in 1911, the beautiful grounds were the site of celebrity parties and large social gatherings, with horseback riding and tennis in the summer and ice skating in the winter. The Evans family lived at…

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It’s a neighbourhood that comes with a built in dose of holiday spirit. Crestwood, home to the famous Candy Cane Lane, enjoys an extremely active real estate market. Homes in this family friendly neighbourhood range from $400,000 all the way up to multi-million dollar properties according to Realtor Jason Holland.

“You will have homes all the way from small 1100 SQFT bungalows built in the 1950s to large infill properties,” says Holland. 

“From schools to outdoor rinks to parks, cafes, little shops, support local you get a little bit of everything it’s kind of it’s own little city. From grocery stores to the blackbird café it’s the perfect little community,” says Realtor Kerri-lyn Holland.

“We live in Crestwood as well and it’s a great place…

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