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The People and The Real Estate in Parkallen
Parkallen, Edmonton is a lovely residential community in Edmonton, Alberta that has drawn homeowners for decades, courtesy its quiet enclaves nestled within easy reach of the action Downtown. In springtime, you’ll be spellbound by the tree-lined alleys and roads awash with color from the blooms. In winter, a carpet of white covers the area, making it seem like a real Winter Wonderland. A great place for families, Parkallen is a delight for all ages, all year round.
The New Community of Parkallen
The Parkallen, Edmonton neighborhood is well-located for access to various parts of the city. If you're heading to Downtown, Edmonton for work or to the Old Strathcona area for a spot of shopping or a meal out with friends and family, heading north down 109 Street will bring you there in under ten minutes.
Laid out in a modified grid pattern, the Parkallen community is easy to navigate. An eco-mobility challenge in the Parkallen neighborhood helped make a case for automobile-free travel by residents, proving that residents can live here and do their bit for nature by cutting their carbon footprint without any problem at all!
Your New Parkallen Home in Edmonton
Parkallen saw a flurry of development soon after World War II, with the bulk of homes here initially constructed in the 1960s. Earlier known as 'Beau Park and Bridgeland,' it got its new name in 1945. Most homes here are single-family residences (bungalows as well as semi-bungalows) of varying sizes, and there are styles to suit every sensibility. There are also some low-rise apartments available for those preferring that style of home. You’ll find properties to suit all budgets, most offering unmatched value for money.
As with other residential neighborhoods in Edmonton that have local leagues, Parkallen is served by the Parkallen Community League which manages the community hall which becomes the hub of local activities and provides amenities for residents. An outdoor rink is also maintained by them for use by homeowners in the area. Regular events like movie nights bring Parkallen residents together and strengthen the sense of community. Kids love Ellingson Park and its playground which promises hours of outdoor fun. This great mix of amenities and convenient access to other parts of the city combined with the greenery and open spaces have made Parkallen a hot favorite among families.
Parkallen school is conveniently located for those with school-age children and is just a couple of minutes from most homes in the community. The main campus of the University of Alberta is a short drive away along 113 Street.
Things to do in Parkallen
Parkallen has the edge over many other areas owing to its location. Whether residents are keen to explore some scenic trails in the River Valley system, try out snowshoeing or cross country skiing in winter, or just relax with a picnic in the great outdoors of Alberta, it is all utterly accessible from the Parkallen neighborhood. Whitemud Park nearby makes for a great getaway amidst nature, and if you’re lucky, you might even spot one of the 150 species of birds other bird watchers have seen over the years. William Hawrelak Park is not far and is wonderful for swimming and paddle boating. Meet up with other Parkallen residents who are drawn here for performances during the Edmonton Heritage Festival, the Freewill Shakespeare Festival or the Christmastime Bright Nights Festival.
Living in Parkallen affords residents seamless access to golf courses in the lush green spaces by the North Saskatchewan River as well as further south. Curling is another popular activity with residents of Parkallen, and there’s plenty of places to do just that around Edmonton.
During winter, the Parkallen Community League organizes Snowfest, where residents can take sleigh rides, participate in hockey games or go skating, and enjoy loads of warming food and drink!
Southgate Centre lies south of Parkallen- just five minutes- and you’ll find yourself at the portal to retail heaven! With 165 stores and restaurants as well as entertainment venues, this elegant mall offers the best national and international brands under one roof. For something with a more local flavor, residents of Parkallen make their way to Old Strathcona. Here, you can punctuate a shopping expedition at the wonderfully unique local boutiques with a perfectly brewed cup of coffee or a great cocktail at a bar. Afterward, catch a show at one of the many eclectic theaters that this quarter has become synonymous with. The Old Strathcona Farmers' Market is a place you’ll chalk into your weekly schedule- from baked goodies and farm-fresh produce to home decor and trinkets, you’ll get it all here, made by fellow residents of Edmonton and maybe even some from Parkallen!
Downtown, Winspear Centre keeps audiences enthralled with world-class performances all year round. You might find yourself returning for shows by the homegrown Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
To explore the region’s natural history, Parkallen residents head to The Royal Alberta Museum with its collection of no less than 10,000,000 objects! The Art Gallery of Alberta is the place to soak up some local art and culture, both old and new. Events for families become a wonderful social experience too. The science and technology-related exhibits and an IMAX Laser 4K Projector are a big draw at TELUS World of Science. Ask about the Adult Astronomy classes or the Sleepover Camps for kids, and you’ll be able to meet like-minded residents from Parkallen and other parts of Edmonton.