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The People and The Real Estate in Griesbach
Formerly a military base,Griesbach real estate is now a thriving community in north-west Edmonton in the Castle Downs area. As one of the fastest developing neighborhoods in Edmonton, Griesbach real estate’s growth is matched by its intricate charm.
Griesbach real estate is flanked by 153 Avenue and 97 Street on the northern and eastern borders respectively. The southern border is marked by 137 Avenue while the Castledowns Road borders the neighborhood to the west. CFB Edmonton is easily accessible via 97 Street while the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and downtown core are also a short drive on 97 Street.
The New Community of Griesbach
Griesbach is named after William Antrobus Griesbach, a veteran of World War I, a lawyer, and the youngest mayor of Edmonton who assumed office in 1907. He was a Member of Parliament till 1921 and commissioned as a major general.
The Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Griesbach has been a home for much military personnel. In 1990s, several army bases were consolidated at Lancaster Park which led to a slowdown of activities at Griesbach. Many facilities were relocated by 2000 to Namao.
In early 2000s, development of the neighbourhood as a non-military community began. The neighborhood development was recognized as the best one in 2012. In the event organized by The Canadian Home Builders' Association Griesbach real estate won awards in five categories including Best Amenities, Best Development Landscaping, and Best Community Entrance.
Griesbach homes for sale enjoy the strategic location with easy access to major routes apart from being just a short drive away to downtown Edmonton.
Your New Griesbach Home in Edmonton
Griesbach real estate is rapidly evolving thanks to the ongoing development by Canada Lands Company. The former military base is being redeveloped to accommodate 13,000 people is redefining the look and feel of the neighborhood. Some of the detached homes and townhomes have utilized reclaimed materials including hardwood flooring that were used in the original base.
An equestrian statue stands in the neighborhood in honor of the second mayor of Edmonton and World War hero, William Griesbach. The neighborhood gets its name from the mayor.
A pedestrian crossing mimics Bailey Bridge and is located at Patricia Lake. The charming streets in the neighbourhood have been named after peacekeepers, war heroes, Victoria Cross winners, military nurses, and famous battles.
A majority of Griesbach homes for sale are single-family units. While close to 40 percent of residences are single family homes, duplexes and row houses are also available.
Wide-ranging styles and designs are available. Luxurious homes on oversized lots enjoy prime listings and feature gorgeous Griesbach Lake views, fenced yards, beautiful landscaping, and walk-out basements.
An impressive list of features delights home buyers including solid oak cabinets, granite counters, espresso maple hardwoods, and jet tubs. Townhomes are popular options for home seekers and feature brand new fixtures, large family rooms, finished basements, and double detached garages
The average listing price for Griesbach homes for sale is $390,677 with the highest price being $649,900. It is possible to find an ideal home for $199,900.
Things to do in Griesbach
Residents of Griesbach real estate enjoy easy access to two major malls located just outside the community. The two malls are North Town Centre and Northgate Centre both of which are on the intersection of 97 Street and 137 Street in the south-east region of the community.
At Griesbach Village, Shoppers Drug Mart came up in 2016 also at the southeast corner of the community. As recently as in 2017, many commercial services opened up in the area including Mt. Fuji, Popeye’s Chicken, and Q Nails. In 2018, Carl's Jr and Miniso started their services in the community.
The Village is a new mixed development by Canada Lands Company where apart from Shoppers Drug Mart, many other services are set to open including Tim Hortons and Sobey's, apart from Marriott Grand Hotel. Fairfield Inn & Suites was the first of the commercial services to open up in this development while The Bone & Biscuit, Pho Ever Noodle House and Chatime Tea Shop subsequently opened.
Designed to mirror the concept of an “urban village” the planned development has everything that a resident needs to achieve a desirable lifestyle.
For those who are desirous of a prestigious address Griesbach real estate is the right choice. The wealth of amenities and easy access to downtown makes Griesbach an ideal place to live, work and relax. Homeowners enjoy extensive leisure facilities and attractions right at the doorsteps. The amenities in the beautiful neighborhood include four lakes, a 24-acre central park, a school, and a children's playground. Major General Griesbach School is the centrally located school within the community.
The community is also well connected to adjacent neighborhoods and downtown Edmonton thanks to the regular bus services. Griesbach real estate homes for sale are conveniently located to facilitate easy access to landmarks including Royal Alexandra Hospital, Londonderry Mall, Northgate Shopping Centre, and the Castle Downs Recreation Centre.
The neighborhood is replete with local supermarkets, restaurants, sporting facilities such as MSI Metro Sports International, the Moose Family Centre, and Dickinsfield Amity House.
Downtown Edmonton is just 17 minutes away through 101 Street NW and 97 Street NW from Griesbach real estate. The daily commute to the city is hassle-free for those who work in downtown.
Strategic location, easy access to Yellowhead, Anthony Henday and downtown apart from the rapid ongoing development make Griesbach one of the top destinations for home seekers.