Live in Southwest Edmonton
Tree-lined paths, off-leash dog parks and friendly neighbours give Southwest Edmonton a small-town feel in a big city. With convenient access to major roadways, robust public transportation, and premier shopping and entertainment, the area is popular among young families and professionals alike. It’s no wonder the Southwest boasts some of Edmonton’s most prestigious neighbourhoods – from sought-after mature communities to newly built estates (and everything in between). If you’re looking for a place that truly feels like home, you’ll love it here.
Southwest Edmonton Homes for Sale
Southwest Edmonton is one of the city’s fastest growing districts thanks to its great location and eclectic mix of properties. Front-garage homes, quaint laned homes, elegant townhomes and contemporary condos are all strategically distributed throughout the area, ensuring the luxuries of Southwest living aren’t exclusive to its gated communities.
Properties for sale here span everything from charming pre-war character homes to contemporary builds with walkout basements. Listings often include master bedrooms with walk-in closets, finished basements, upgraded appliances, modern chef’s kitchens, great access to schools, and architectural controls that ensure aesthetically beautiful neighbourhoods you can be proud of.
The Southwest has an impressive variety of homes, spread across 40+ distinctive neighbourhoods that include Windermere, Terwillegar Towne, Haddow, Magrath, Greenfield, Bearspaw, Chappelle and Rutherford. Prices can be as low as $100,000 and upward of $1,000,000. The average home here is around 1,650 square feet, with floor plans to suit almost any family dynamic. No matter your lifestyle or budget, there’s something for everyone.
Homes for Sale in Southwest Edmonton
- Blackmud Creek
- Glenridding Heights
- Glenridding Ravine
- Heritage Valley
Southwest Edmonton Lifestyle
The people who choose Southwest Edmonton are passionate about the area – and it shows in the pride they take in their neighbourhoods. A lively sense of community prevails almost anywhere you go, from the bustling Southwest Edmonton Farmer’s Market to the locally owned restaurants and boutiques. If you thirst for the wilderness without sacrificing the convenience of city living, this is the place for you. Southwest Edmonton is home to the Whitemud Creek ravine, where verdant walking trails boast some of the city’s richest diversity of plants and animals. Family-friendly parks dot the area (including spray parks for the kids), tree-lined bicycle paths carve their way throughout the community, and opportunities to indulge your inner athlete abound – including golfing, skiing, and even the Snow Valley Aerial Park (any Ninja Warriors out there?).
School access is another perk of Southwest living, with an impressive array of choices for young minds. Immersion or bilingual options in the area include Spanish, Arabic, German, French and Mandarin, while challenge programs for gifted and high-achieving students are also quite accessible. Private schools include Tempo, known for its small class sizes and disciplined academics, and the Edmonton Academy, aimed at students with diagnosed learning disabilities.
Southwest Edmonton has a thriving network of small businesses that ensure you rarely need to drive more than 10 minutes to access services. Nearby shopping includes the Currents of Windermere (featuring a Cineplex VIP theatre), South Edmonton Common (one of North America’s largest open-air retail facilities), and the Premier Outlet Collection, which is a brief jaunt down the QEII (stores include Kate Spade, Browns, Polo Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein).
The food scene is no less tantalizing, with a restaurant for every palate and budget. Looking for luxury dining from an award-winning chef? Try XIX Nineteen (the short ribs will change your life). Want to combine business with pleasure? Grab a bite at the Rec Room, where you can follow dinner with a round of video games or even some axe-throwing. Meat lover? Get your beef fix at one of Southwest Edmonton’s many killer burger joints – including Five Guys, The Burger’s Priest, Fatburger and Delux Burger Bar.
Southwest residents enjoy a huge positional advantage, thanks to the area’s easy access to the highway (you’re less than 20 minutes from the airport), the Anthony Henday, and Whitemud Freeway. The area is also home to Edmonton’s newest Park & Ride transit centre, set to open in late 2019; the future site of a new state-of-the-art hospital – the city’s first in more than a generation; and the Terwillegar Rec Centre, a premier community facility with exceptional health, wellness and sports amenities.