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The People and The Real Estate in Rundle Heights
Rundle Heights is where old world charm meets new age modernization. A safe haven for families and senior citizens, it is within close proximity to the picturesque North Saskatchewan River Valley, with breath6taking views of the river leisurely meandering its way through North America's longest stretch of urban parkland.
With rolling green landscapes, curvilinear road designs and sprinkled with cul-de-sacs, the majority of traffic is relegated to the main roads, leaving residents to blissfully enjoy their enchanting abode against one of the most gorgeous backdrops in Edmonton.
At the heart of the neighbourhood lies its pulsating commercial hub, which features a large mall amidst a plethora of commercial establishments designed to provide the residents of Rundle Heights with world-class amenities and services.
Voted in SEE magazine as the best place to purchase real estate because its property values are likely to appreciate quite substantially thanks to the link road construction and the brand spanking new refineries on the East side, Rundle Heights is unquestionably a solid investment.
The New Community of Rundle Heights
Boasting one of the most beautiful settings in Edmonton, Alberta, Rundle Heights offers gorgeous unbeatable views of the sun river valley from its south and east side. The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by 118 Avenue and to the west by 34 Street and 36 Street.
Thanks to its prime location, the Wayne Gretzky Drive, the Yellowhead Trail and the relatively newer north eastern section of Anthony Henday Drive, commuting between neighbouring towns and the city of Edmonton is a breeze.
On the west, one of Rundle Height’s closest neighbours, the Town of Beverly, has a charming history of its own and at one time was a coal-mining town.
Your New Rundle Heights Home in Edmonton
Rundle Heights was named in honour of Reverend Robert Rundle, who was a pioneering missionary and the first Protestant missionary to come to Edmonton in 1840. Mount Rundle, Alberta has been named after him as well.
With the influx of more people into Edmonton and with a growing need of sustainable housing, in 1961, the City of Edmonton brought Rundle Heights under its purview. Initially, it commenced its development with small-scale row housing and apartment buildings, which were humble abodes but neat and affordable.
Less than a decade later though, pretty single-detached houses began dotting the neighbourhood with further apartment developments as well as attractive row house complexes peppering the area as well. This transformation continued right through the 80s and Rundle Heights was gradually blossoming into a beautiful homeowners’ paradise.
Today, over 66% of the residences are either charming single-family homes or beautiful stately townhouses, while the remaining real estate comprises of attractive apartments, duplexes as well as low rise condominiums.
For a convenient schooling option, there are two solid institutions in the area. The first is Rundle Heights Elementary School, which is overseen by the Edmonton Public School System. As Canada’s sixth largest public school district, and the largest in Edmonton, it extends several special needs and alternative programs to its residents. The Edmonton Catholic School System operates St. Jerome Catholic Elementary School, which is the second educational establishment in Rundle Heights. The school combines a lot of athletics and extracurricular activities into its curriculum for a holistic learning experience. For more schooling options, surrounding neighbourhoods have five other schools that are within close proximity as well.
Things to do in Rundle Heights
Blessed with an abundance of local amenities, Rundle Heights offers an array of recreational options for the whole family. And because it is sprinkled with an abundance of lush green spaces, it is also an outdoor enthusiast’s haven.
Residents in the area have access to a wide range of shopping and fun recreational activities because the Abbottsfield Shopping Mall is just one of many commercial establishments that stand statuesquely along 118 Ave NW, which is situated in the northern region of the neighbourhood.
Snuggly cocooned in the center of Edmonton's park system, Rundle Heights is enveloped in a sea of gorgeous greenery. As one of the largest parks in the North Saskatchewan River Valley park systems, Rundle Park is an absolutely heavenly representation of nature at its best. Sprinkled with enchanting ponds and graceful tree-lined pathways that curve their way through majestic hills and vales with a stunning fountain feature in the centre, the park offers limitless hours of fun and includes several sports amenities as well.
The Rundle Park Family Recreational Centre extends several exciting sports as well as recreational activities for toddlers to senior folk. From its pretty playground where the kids can spend hours of fun to scenic hiking trails where you can admire nature in all her glory, to the tennis courts and golf courses where you can perfect that swing, the park is a blissful abode of endless leisure nestled in the lap of nature’s luxury.
With breathtaking scenic views overlooking the river and its connection to Gold Bar Park via a delightful pedestrian bridge gives residents that much more space to explore. The neighbourhood is also bounded by Hermitage Park on the north and the Strathcona Science Provincial Park on the east, so you are always spoilt for choice.
For bicycling enthusiasts, a blissful ride from Rundle Park to Edmonton along the breathtaking river valley trail couldn’t get any better. Downtown Edmonton is a cauldron of history, art, culture, music, festivals, the finest restaurants and shopping. And because it is located just 15 minutes (8.4 km) from Rundle Heights, unlimited entertainment that the whole family can enjoy is only an easy drive away.
The North Saskatchewan River is an absolutely stunning glacier-fed water body that flows lazily from the Canadian Rockies central divide and winds its way casually northeast of Edmonton. And when the weather is great, there is an extensive range of recreational activities, catered to all age groups. From canoeing to jet skiing and kayaking to jet boating you and your loved ones can enjoy blissful days of fun in the sun. So whether you fancy a spot of fishing or ice-skating or even gold planning, there isn’t a dearth of exciting adventure sports and activities in the neighbourhood.
Unquestionably Rundle Heights is one of the best places for real estate. Generously packed with local amenities, it is a peaceful abode that isn't overly crowded and is truly where one can experience the great outdoors in all its glory. Sprinkled with parks and ponds and luscious green spaces with the gorgeous North Saskatchewan River on its border, its no wonder that the area is flourishing. And with further development already underway, not only will your investment appreciate, but you will gift your family with a quality of life that is hard to come by in this digital age.
Listing information last updated on June 21st, 2021 at 9:21pm CDT.