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The People and The Real Estate in Satoo
Satoo is a peaceful, highly residential and young demographic community nestled in the southeast quadrant of the city. It is one of 27 neighbourhoods that constitute the Mill Woods area of Edmonton and also one of three that make up the community of Knottwood. And the area has an abundance of natural beauty that lends an urban-park vibe to the community.
On the interior, the streets have a curvilinear and keyhole design, which drives traffic efficiently through the neighbourhood, while relegating non-residential traffic to the major roadways encircling the vicinity. Affordable residences dot the community, perfect for young growing families and first-time homeowners.
At the heart of this community lies a multipurpose school, recreational site, and a shopping centre, and the neighbourhood is also blessed with strategically positioned pathways and a park-like pipeline, which provide its residents with plenty of opportunities to cycle or walk within its safe confines. While Satoo has its own shopping centre, a plethora of commercial facilities and conveniences are sprinkled throughout the surrounding neighbourhoods as well, so residents in the area enjoy an array of amenities right at their doorstep.
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Exceptionally situated, Satoo is flanked on the south and north by the Anthony Henday Drive and 23 Avenue while 91 and 80 Streets border the community on west and east. So commuting to the pulsating hub of the city’s commercial area and to neighbouring communities is a breeze.
Plus, the area has some good transit options as well. Since the Mill Woods Transit Centre is only 8 minutes away, residents have a good alternative transport solution close by.
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The neighbourhood was named in honour of Chief Satoo, who was a Cree Indian Chief and serves as a reminder of area’s first settlers, and the Mill Woods area was a Papachase Indian Reserve from 1876 to 1891.
In 1970, since serviced real estate prices were on the incline, the Government of Alberta brought the Mill Woods land bank under its purview. Within a year, an urban development plan was designed and the city council acquired land, subdivided it and commenced selling residential and commercial building lots. Then in 1974, residential construction ensued and was completed about a decade later transforming the neighbourhood into the beautiful homeowner haven it is today.
The comfortable residences in Satoo predominately comprise of single-family dwellings. While three out of every four addresses make up this type of residential abode, there is a blend of duplexes and row houses in the area as well, so there are a good number of options to cater to varying lifestyle requirements. Furthermore, approximately 80% of the residences are homeowner occupied and the remaining are tenanted, which means the community is perfect for investors too.
Education needs of the children in the neighbourhood are meet by Satoo Elementary School and Dan Knott Junior High School, both of which are governed by the Edmonton Public School System. In addition, there is an array of good educational establishments in neighbouring communities as well, so there are plenty of options to choose from.
Things to do in Satoo
Unquestionably Satoo is a great place to live evidenced by the fact that so many call it home. Exceptionally planned, the community is generously endowed with a surfeit of shopping, dining and leisure options. While the conveniently placed Satoo Shopping Centre services the neighbourhood, there are a host of services, commercial and recreational facilities in the Mills Woods Town Centre, which is in close proximity. So residents have a plethora of amenities and services right in the vicinity.
An exceptional shopping destination, the South Edmonton Common is literally only 5 minutes away from the neighbourhood. Encompassing over 320 acres and containing over 2.3 million square feet, this is one of the largest open-air retail powerhouses in North America. Home to big box stores like Best Buy, Staples, Home Depot, Walmart, Lowe’s, Nordstrom Rack, IKEA and Cineplex, this flagship shopping utopia provides residents of Satoo with a plethora of shopping, dining and entertainment options.
The large Satoo Park site cocooned in the centre of the community and the pretty walkways sprinkled throughout the neighbourhood provide dwellers with ample opportunities to walk, jog or bike. And with an abundance of parks in the surrounding neighbourhoods including Mill Woods Park, John Fry Park, and Crawford Plains Park, kids in the area are always spoilt for choice.
For a fun jungle adventure, families head on over to the Edmonton Valley Zoo, which is located just 22 minutes away via AB-2. Home to 350 animals, this venue is one of the city’s most popular attractions because they also organize exciting Day Camps and Nature, Animals and Environment Programs as well. Another very popular destination for families is the Fort Edmonton Park. Located even closer than the zoo, and covering 158 acres of wooded parkland, it is a historically themed attraction that provides visitors of all ages with a fun learning experience.
Southeast Edmonton is blessed with an array of golf courses too. So golf enthusiasts are always spoilt for choice. While the Mill Woods Golf Course is an easy drive of 14 minutes away from the neighbourhood via 23 Avenue, the famous Derrick Golf & Winter Club is even in closer proximity along the same route. And for a fun experience which the whole family will enjoy, the Monster Mini Golf Entertainment, which features a glow in the dark 18 hole miniature course and arcade games as well, is just 9 minutes away.
Established in 1977, The Knottwood Community Leagues puts the residents of Satoo in touch with neighbouring communities of Ekota and Menisa. From their community hall, rink and community centre to fun social events and classes, the league also drives resident based initiatives that benefit the community as a whole.
Satoo is only 22 minutes away from the throbbing hub of urbanization, the City of Edmonton. Home to the largest mall in North American, the West Edmonton Mall, the city also houses Canada's biggest living history museum, the best shopping, restaurants, art galleries, a vibrant theatre scene, theme parks, sports and recreational facilities, which is what makes it one of the country's top tourist destinations.
Hands down, Satoo is a well laid out and well-positioned homeowner haven generously endowed with both natural and modern amenities alike. Located a perfect distance away from the bustling downtown area, it also provides its residents with a tranquil and safe backdrop as well. Bolstered by a spirited communal vibe, and blessed with an abundance of conveniences and services at their threshold, homeowners in the area couldn’t have made a wiser decision.