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The People and The Real Estate in Parkview
The charming neighbourhood of Parkview, Edmonton is a beautiful neighbourhood set by the meandering North Saskatchewan River. Located in a prime location just minutes from Downtown, the Parkview community is a thriving residential part of the city with homes that also offer the perfect vantage point to look out at nature’s bounty in the valley below. When you invest in a Parkview property, you get yourself a piece of Edmonton paradise.
The New Community of Parkview
The Parkview, Edmonton community is set close to the North Saskatchewan River. Bounded on one side by the river and 149 street on the other, this is a scenic part of the city. Landscaped green areas are easy on the eye and the trees lining the neighbourhood’s roads and dotting yards providing a lovely canopy to walk underneath.
Laid out across a generous 155 hectares, this is one of Edmonton’s bigger neighbourhoods. Yet Parkview houses manage to retain a sense of tranquillity and calm from being set along quieter streets. The modified grid street network seen in other residential parts of the city is also visible in Parkview.
Your New Parkview Home in Edmonton
A well-established neighbourhood, homes here are highly coveted for offering the best of both worlds - Edmonton’s vibrant city life and a quiet retreat to nature. Yet, you’ll find Parkview homes to suit every budget and size of family, including some great value for money homes that give you the same access to all the Parkview amenities as everyone else.
The Parkview neighbourhood is loosely divided into two sections. While the area west of 142 street is known as Parkview, the part that is to the east of this road is dubbed Valleyview - indicative of the vistas you can expect from your home in this community.
The Parkview community consists almost entirely of single-family houses or single-detached homes and bungalows. A few houses are also present in an apartment style development at the heart of Parkview. A flurry of development in the 1950s saw the area come into its own. Most of the homes here were built by 1970 Today many of these gorgeous Parkview homes command a great view, access to all the facilities you’d want from a city home, and the promise of being close to nature.
The Parkview Community League ably conducts the Parkview area’s local activities and maintains shared facilities for events, sports, and more.
Families with school-age children are happy with the choice of schools on offer - Parkview Elementary and Junior High School is just a short walk from most Parkview properties. Alternatively, children could attend St. Rose Junior High School that is run by the Edmonton Catholic School System. Neighbouring communities have further options. For higher education, the colleges and universities in downtown are close at hand - the renowned University of Alberta is between 5 to 7 minutes drive from the Parkview neighbourhood.
Things to do in Parkview
Parkview residents participate in activities organized by the Parkview Community League to get truly immersed in life in the neighbourhood. Regular activities like karate, indoor and outdoor soccer are conducted by the league. Summer camps for kids, yarn nights for adults, and sports events draw the Parkview community closer. The festive seasons brings a fresh burst of energy to the local calendar and as a Parkview resident, you too could volunteer to help out with the Christmas and Bake Sale or just show up to support the community on the day.
For day-to-day essentials, Valleyview Shopping Centre and the stores in the area are more than adequate. Even the shopping behemoth of West Edmonton Mall is a mere 10-minute drive, allowing Parkview residents a choice of hundreds of brands in retail heaven! Alberta Craft gallery gives you a chance to pick up some locally produced arts and crafts for the home or trinkets that you might love to own or gift to friends and family. This interesting alternative is about 10-minutes from Parkview homes. But if it is trendy and hip shopping that folks in Parkview, Edmonton are after, they know that Whyte Avenue is the place to be. Fashionable clothing, beautiful accessories, and some great cafes and bars to rest between spurts of shopping make for a fabulous day out.
The historic district of Old Strathcona is another great place to be to let your hair down. This is where old-school blends effortlessly with cool new spaces in a mix of boutiques, stores, bars, and cafes. Theatres and performance venues like Citadel Theatre and Winspear Centre offer ample options for evenings of music, dance, drama, and more! These spaces are just 10 to 15-minutes from your Parkview home.
Families from the Parkview community also enjoy visiting Edmonton Valley Zoo where children are introduced to the idea of conservation in an environment that is fun and interactive. Telus World of Science is another hot favourite with its thought-provoking exhibits and installations. Temporary exhibits and special events enhance the experience further. Fort Edmonton Park, located just outside the Parkview neighbourhood is a wonderful experience for people of all ages. Indulge your love of all things vintage as you step back in time with a ride on a vintage vehicle.
Most Edmonton residents, including those from the Parkview community, spend a fair bit of time outdoors and it is easy to see why. Homes in Parkview have convenient access to the network of urban trails that make up the Edmonton River Valley Parks. Here, you can explore a new route as you do your daily run, look out for the many species of birds that call this parkland home, or just soak up the sunshine as you sit and enjoy the view. Even when it snows, the fun doesn’t stop for locals - sledding, walking along winter trails, and even cross-country skiing make wintry days seem brighter. For outdoor activities at your doorstep, you need only to head to a park in the area to play a game of soccer or enjoy the fresh air and watch the sun go down on another beautiful day at your home in Parkview, Edmonton.
Listing information last updated on June 17th, 2021 at 6:21pm CDT.