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Calder New Construction Real Estate and Show Homes
Calder New Construction Real Estate and Show Homes
The People and The Real Estate in Calder
The mature community of Calder real estate is located in north-west quadrant of Edmonton. While the 127 street is to the west of the residential community, 132 Avenue is to the north. To the east of Calder real estate is 113A Street while 127 Avenue is to the south. It also includes the area between 124 Street and 127 Street to the north of Canadian National rail line and south of 127 Avenue.
The highlight of this family friendly community is the exceptional community park comprising of elementary schools and the community center. A unique blend of architectural styles, spacious lots, plenty of green space and a host of amenities make Calder real estate a great choice for people of all age groups.
The New Community of Calder
Calder, in early 20th century, was a component of the Hudson's Bay Company Reserve and inhabited by Grand Trunk Pacific Railway’s employees.
The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway was connected to Edmonton in 1909. Calder real estate gets its name from Hugh Alfred Calder, a farmer, real estate entrepreneur and alderman who first took up subdivision of the area. The community which was originally established as a village in 1910, was absorbed into Edmonton in 1917.
Calder’s first permanent buildings came up in 1909. Development of Calder real estate, among others, continued between 1945 and 1956 as population doubled in the city of Edmonton.
Calder real estate homes for sale are indicative of this prolonged period of development. While some buildings date back to the development period between 1905 to 1910, there are some structures dating back to 1960s.
Many new structures were built from 1960s onwards, replacing the ones built before the war...
Your New Calder Home in Edmonton
A majority of Calder real estate neighborhood is comprised of single-family units, while rented apartments, townhouses, condos, and duplexes are also available.
About one in five homes in Calder real estate are duplexes while there are rented apartments that have lesser than five stories in low-rise buildings. Calder real estate is located in Zone 1 in northwest Edmonton. Kensington, Athlone, Rosslyn, Wellington and Lauderdale are the other communities in Zone 1.
The extended phase of development of Calder real estate has resulted in an intriguing blend of architectural styles. Many of the newer buildings are located in the northern part of Calder real estate while the older ones are near the Calder Railway Yards
Because of the rich history, Calder real estate showcases the changing times and tastes and times and offers an intriguing array of styles. From modern, stylish duplexes to pre-war cottages that were home to railway employees, Calder homes for sale are suitable for families, children, adults and seniors.
A typical home features spacious lots with two or four bedrooms. Huge lots make it easy to plant a beautiful garden while children can play to their heart's content in the spacious backyard.
Cabinetry, hardwood floors, triple pane windows, new furnaces and decks are the highlights of Calder real estate homes. Some great features you can find in Calder real estate homes for sale include saunas, recreation rooms and finished basements. If you are looking for stainless steel appliances, ensuite bathrooms, fenced backyards and heated garages, Calder real estate is the most obvious choice.
Things to do in Calder
The serene community of Calder has attracted home buyers due to proximity to excellent schools, peaceful streets and stylish homes. Calder Elementary School, St. Edmund Elementary and Junior High are the schools that serve the community. These schools are renowned for their commitment to social and academic development of their students.
The community features a skating rink, community park, fitness center and an arena all of which are within walking distance from Calder real estate. If you own a dog, Calder real estate is the ideal option with the nearby Lauderdale Off Leash Site which is a favorite spot for dogs and their owners.
Conveniently located at the intersection of Highway 2 and Yellowhead Trail, Calder real estate enjoys access to a host of amenities on 137 Avenue. While Northgate Centre and Kingsway Mall are within easy reach, there are many options in terms of grocery stores, restaurants, big-box retailers and much more.
Families, children of all age groups and seniors are sure to love field trips to Alberta Aviation Museum and TELUS World of Science that is nearby. Edmonton enjoys the distinction in North America of having the largest expanse of green space that includes 460 parks, 22 of which are along the 48-kilometer long river valley.
Forming a “Ribbon of Green” the river valley runs through the center of the city, winding its path in tandem with the North Saskatchewan River. Featuring paved trails, natural walkways, green spaces and a host of amenities, the River Valley is a favorite destination for wildlife lovers. Taking your binoculars or camera is recommended to not miss out on wildlife sightings.
There is no dearth of recreation and entertainment options in Edmonton. Families and adults can enjoy a trip to the Edmonton Valley Zoo that houses 300 or more native and exotic animals. John Walter Museum, Muttart Conservatory, Heritage Amphitheater and the Nature Center are just some of the destinations to explore during the weekend.
Calder real estate homes for sale include many affordable options for those looking for starter homes while there are many stylish homes for those looking to upgrade.