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The People and The Real Estate in Strathearn

The serene Strathearn neighbourhood is located in Edmonton's south-central region. The triangular shaped real estate is close to a host of city amenities with easy access to shopping malls, downtown, and a vibrant community league. 

The neighbourhood of Strathearn is bounded by Connors Road on the southwest and by 85 Street on the west. The spectacular North Saskatchewan River valley and Cloverdale’s river valley are to the north of Strathearn real estate. The eastern side of Strathearn real estate is flanked by Holyrood neighbourhood while Bonnie Doon neighbourhood is the southwest.  

Affordable homes, beautiful tree-lined streets and excellent views of the downtown attract home seekers to this part of Edmonton.

The New Community of Strathearn

In 1907, some areas of Strathearn were annexed to the City of Strathcona. In 1912, the City of Strathcona merged with the City of Edmonton which led to Strathearn becoming part of Edmonton. The name Strathearn is derived from Scottish Gaelic word which translates to "the valley of the Irish," or "the valley of the river Earn," The name has been in vogue since 1912 in Edmonton and possibly refers to Prince Arthur, Governor General and Duke of Strathearn and Connaught. 

Major development began post World War II when the city planners took up replotting of the area. Prior to World War II, there were only a few scattered houses although large lots had been subdivided. Many of Strathearn homes for sale were constructed between 1948 and 1954. The community’s boundary was defined in the 1960s by extending Connors Road to the Traffic Circle at the Bonnie Doon neighbourhood.

Your New Strathearn Home in Edmonton

Most of the Strathearn homes for sale were built originally in the late 1940s and mid-1950s. Many homes in the neighbourhood have been renovated, updated or remodelled since then and are replete with all the modern amenities that the present day home buyers seek in their abode. Almost all of the construction inStrathearn neighbourhood was completed by 1990. 

Strathearn is located to the southern part of North Saskatchewan River, and the neighbourhood's homes for sale offer great views of downtown Edmonton. The adjacent neighbourhoods of Strathearn include Cloverdale, Riverdale, Bonnie Doon, Ravine North, Forest Heights, and Mill Creek Ravine North.  

A majority of Strathearn homes for sale are single-family dwellings which comprises almost half of the neighbourhood's residences. Apartments in both low and high rise buildings are also available.

Things to do in Strathearn

Strathearn community members have plenty of options within the community when it comes to eateries. There are close to nine restaurants, coffee shops and bars in the community. Strathearn homes for sale are within five minutes to at least one of these bars, coffee shops or restaurants. With at least three bus lines going through the community, residents of Strathearn real estate find it easy to commute to the other parts of the city. 

The Strathearn Centre strip mall houses shops and retail services while and there are other commercial sites as well. Residents of Strathearn real estate can enjoy leisurely strolls, brisk walks or runs in the neighbourhood's three parks, one of which is at the school grounds while the other two are the Strathearn Park and Silver Heights Park. 

Residents have easy access to the Bonny Doon shopping center, which is to the south-east of the community at the intersection of Whyte Avenue and 83 Street. The mall is replete with over 90 different shops and services. 

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Bonne Doon is nearby while the community is served by Assumption Catholic Church and Strathearn United Church.  Picturesque downtown views and tree lined avenues are the other privileges that are exclusive to the residents of Strathearn community. 

Families with school going children are sure to appreciate the conveniences on offer in the beautiful community. The neighborhood was served by Strathearn Elementary and Junior School since the 1950s to 2005 when the school was closed. In 2006 a francophone school, the École publique Gabrielle-Roy, administered by Conseil scolaire Centre-Nord was opened in the same building that once housed Strathearn Elementary school. 

The Community League at Strathearn is a vibrant and active one that features activities, programs and wide-ranging facilities for the community members. There is something suitable for every age group in the community league. Along with a skating rink, there are indoor and outdoor soccer facilities. 

The community soccer program has been offered to children in the community for many years.  Dedicated coaches, soccer director, and parent supporters join hands to create a fun program for younger and older kids while parents enjoy the opportunity to bond with other community members while cheering for their little ones. 

The other programs include yoga, Hoop and Barre while there are free swimming, skating at the recreation center. Happy hours at the Juniper Café and Bistro can be enjoyed every second Thursday while a free beverage can be enjoyed on the first Wednesday of every month at the community league. 

The community of Strathearn hosted the second biggest art walk in all of Edmonton. While the event was a celebration of the rich legacy of art and music, more than 270 returning and new artists enthralled the community members. The art walk also featured an impressive line-up of musicians who showcased their talent in the beer gardens throughout the day. The event is held between 91 and 89 streets, along Strathearn Drive and can be reached by bus, walk, car or bike.