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The People and The Real Estate in Canora

Canora residential neighbourhood is located in west Edmonton, Alberta. While 107 Avenue borders the neighborhood to the north, towards the west is 156 Street. The southern and eastern borders of Canora real estate are flanked by Stony Plain Road and 149 Street respectively.

 The mature neighbourhood of Canora real estate is largely residential offering a delightful mix of affordable housing and easy access to Downtown core and a host of amenities. The commercial strip along Stony Plain Road within the community provides access to amenities to Canora community residents. Extensive facilities, parks, and schools in the area are some of the other highlights of Canora real estate.

 The beautiful neighborhood figures in the list of top three destinations that are close to downtown, making it an ideal destination for home buyers.

The New Community of Canora

Canora gets its name from the "Canadian Northern Railway" when the first two letters of each of the words are combined. This was the winning entry in a naming contest held in 1948 for a new school near Canadian Northern Railway’s abandoned right of way. An 8th grader, who observed that the school was next to the old line of Canadian Northern Railway, had submitted the winning entry.

 The school building was located originally in West Jasper Place hamlet. The hamlet quickly developed into a village, and the name was changed to Jasper Place which later developed into a town in 1949. 

 The name Canora became applicable to the school’s surrounding neighborhood as well in due course. With the merging of Jasper Place into the city, Canora went on to become a part of the city of Edmonton in 1964.

Your New Canora Home in Edmonton

Residential development commenced in the 1930s and continued up to 1970s. Most of the residences that are in place in Canora real estate were constructed by 1980. Most residential structures in Canora neighborhood comprised of single-detached houses.

Many properties in Canora real estate have now been redeveloped, and the neighborhood now offers a delectable mix of low-rise apartments along 102 Avenue and 156th Street.

Although Canora real estate is largely residential, there is some commercial development on the southern edge of the community on Stony Plain Road. The Howard Johnson hotel is located at the corner of 156 Street on Stony Plain Road.

Close to 50 percent of Canora homes for sale are apartments while the remaining is comprised of duplexes that include a mix of quadruplexes and triplexes. About one-quarter of homes are single-family homes.

Canora homes for sale are competitively priced and on average are 15% less as compared to homes in surrounding areas and 25% cheaper as compared to homes in the City of Edmonton on the whole.In Canora, potential home seekers can find an ideal home for $300,000.

The spacious lots have facilitated the development of infill homes. With great access to Whitemud Drive, downtown core and a host of amenities are the other reasons, apart from the affordability, behind the top-ranking received by Canora real estate.

The upcoming light rail transit will feature a stop on the southern border of Canora real estate, which means residents can enjoy even better access to the rest of the city.

 There are four roadways that separate Canora real estate from nearby and these include 107 Avenue, 149 Street, 156 Street, and Stony Plain Road. The communities that flank Canora includes Mayfield, High Park, Glenwood, Crestwood, Britannia Youngstown, and West Jasper Place.

Things to do in Canora

An eclectic mix of leisure services and sporting facilities await residents of Canora's real estate. The neighborhood is replete with stunning green spaces and beautiful tree-lined roads.

An extensive array of amenities including health clubs, beauticians, healthcare venues, bars, and restaurants can be enjoyed by Canora real estate residents. 

The Brightview Elementary School run by Edmonton Public School System and the Edmonton Catholic School System operated Holy Cross Elementary Junior High School are the schools that serve Canora residential community. The original school that led to the neighborhood gets its name was closed in 1972, and a daycare facility has taken its place.

Downtown Edmonton being just minutes away, Canora real estate residents enjoy access to wide-ranging facilities and events.

The arts district in Downtown core’s eastern part features award-winning institutions including Citadel Theatre and Francis Winspear Centre for Music. These buildings along with Edmonton City Hall face Sir Winston Churchill Square. Art lovers can plan a visit to the Art Gallery of Alberta that was inaugurated in 2010 while the Stanley A. Milner Library, the main branch of the public library in Edmonton is the favorite destination for book lovers.

The main square in downtown is the Churchill Square which is the hub of events and festivals in Greater Edmonton.

Between 104 Avenue and Jasper Avenue is 104 Street in Warehouse District that features a dazzling array of restaurants, shops, cafes, and other services. On Saturdays, the street plays host to the farmer's market.

Extensive green spaces that include scenic parks and walkways are one of the highlights of the city of Edmonton. The River Valley is replete with beautiful natural spaces, created trails, and parks where families, adults, and seniors can enjoy some quality time with loved ones.

Close proximity to the new LRT, newly built duplexes, stylish single-family homes and easy access to the downtown core make Canora real estate the top favorite for home seekers.