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The People and The Real Estate in Tipaskan
Nestled in the southeast Edmonton, Tipaskan is one of the 27 neighbourhoods that constitute the Mill Woods community of Lakewood and residents revel in its excellent location, which puts conveniences right at their doorstep.
On the interior, the streets reflect a curvilinear and cul-de-sac design, which promotes an efficient flow of traffic within the confines of the neighbourhood. And well-positioned pathways sprinkled throughout the community lend the residents plenty of opportunities to lead a more active lifestyle perfect for a family-centric community where 85% of the population is of a younger demographic.
At the heart of the neighbourhood lies a multi-purpose school and recreational site, while a large school in the southeast quadrant of Tipaskan services the entire Lakewood community. And residents in the area also enjoy great access to a lively shopping centre situated in the vicinity itself while several commercial and leisure facilities are located in the surrounding communities as well. So the community benefits from a plethora of amenities and services that are with easy reach, making this residential abode a perfect homeowner haven for growing families.
The New Community of Tipaskan
Ideally located, Tipaskan is bordered on all sides by major arterial roads and collector roadways. Since the community is flanked on the east and west by the Mill Woods Road and 91 Street, and on the north and south by 34 and 28 Avenues, inhabitants of the area are afforded exceptional connectivity to the bustling city centre and surrounding communities as well.
While the Lakewood Road bifurcates the neighbourhood and a local bus route follows this roadway, the Mill Woods Transit Centre is situated only 6 minutes away so residents of the area have plenty of convenient alternative transport solutions in and around the vicinity.
Your New Tipaskan Home in Edmonton
Tipaskan quaintly derives its name from the Cree term which means “a reserve”, based on the fact that the Mill Woods region was a Cree Indian reserve between 1876 and 1891.
In 1970, the Government of Alberta brought the Mill Woods land bank under its purview because of the increasing prices of residential land in Edmonton. Within a year, the City of Edmonton had designed a development plan for Mill Woods and commenced purchasing land, subdividing it and selling the residential and commercial lots in the area.
Forward wind to 1976, urban development began to take shape in Tipaskan and most residential construction was complete within the next ten years, though some progressed into the early 1990s as well transforming the area into the affordable residential abode it is today.
The comfortable residences in Tipaskan follow a “compact development” philosophy. While approximately 50% of the houses are single-family and semi-detached dwellings, 37% are low rise apartments and the remaining are row houses and duplexes. So there are plenty of residential options to suit a variety of lifestyle requirements.
In addition, parents are always spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a good educational institution because the area has an abundance of schools. While the Tipaskan School offers learning programs from Kindergarten to Grade 6 and is part of the Edmonton Public School System, the Fresh Start School, provides alternative education programs. And for parents who are keen on a Catholic system of the education, the Frère Antoine Catholic Elementary School is a well-established facility, which is also located in Tipaskan as well. Plus, there are several other schools in the surrounding neighbourhoods too.
Things to do in Tipaskan
Convenience is a big part of the Tipaskan community, perfect for growing families where time is of the essence. Residents enjoy an array of amenities and services provided by the businesses in the Tipaskan Shopping Centre and there is an abundance of commercial sites located in close proximity as well. From the Mill wood Town Centre, Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre and Ottewell Plaza to Millbourne Market Mall and the Old Strathcona Mall, Tipaskan residents have a plethora of dining, shopping, health services and leisure options to choose from.
Most notably, The Southgate Centre, which houses over 165 stores and services, is an easy drive of only 6 minutes away. Home to Edmonton’s largest Hudson’s Bay store, this commercial terrain also includes Michael Kors, Sears, Apple, Crate and Barrel, Lululemon, Restoration Hardware, Apple, Lego, and an expansive food court, this venue is one of the premier shopping and fashion destinations in the city.
And it gets better. Because South Edmonton Common, which is one of the largest open-retail hubs in North America is located only 5 minutes away from Tipaskan. Spread over 320 acres and containing more than 2.3 million square feet of space, this flagship shopping complex houses big box stores like Staples, Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowe's, Walmart, Nordstrom Rack, IKEA, and Cineplex. So one of the best shopping, dining, and entertainment environments in the city are literally at the doorstep of the Tipaskan community.
For outdoor enthusiasts, since the neighbourhood has been so well planned, there are plenty of opportunities for walking, jogging, and biking in the heart of the community itself. And kids love spending time with their friends in Tipaskan Park as well as several other parks in surrounding communities too. In addition, the Fort Edmonton Park and the Edmonton Valley Zoo are situated only 14 and 18 minutes away respectively. Both are two of the best tourist attractions in the city and host exciting learning activities and fun immersive programs and camps for all ages.
For golf aficionados, there are plenty of courses in the area. While both the Mill Woods Golf Course and the famous Derrick Golf and Winter Club are a breezy drive of just 10 minutes away, the Monster Mini Golf Edmonton, which is a fun glow-in-the-dark experience the whole family can enjoy, is even closer.
The Lakewood Community League puts residents of Tipaskan in touch with the neighbouring communities of Meyonohk and Kameyosek. In addition to organizing fun sports events like swimming and skating, the league also hosts vibrant social events at the Mill Woods Cultural and Recreation Facility Association (MCARFA) as well.
Another reason why homeowners love calling Tipaskan home is that it is situated only 16 minutes away from the pulsating hub of the downtown commercial district. Home to the largest mall in North America, the city also houses Canada's largest living history museum, the best restaurants, retail stores, theme parks, art galleries, a vibrant theatre scene, and a thrilling sports and recreational environment, which is what makes it one of the top tourist destinations in the country.
Bolstered with a dynamic community league and ensconced with a plethora of shopping, dining, leisure, educational and sports facilities, Tipaskan couldn’t provide its residents with a better setting. And since the residences are so affordable, it is the perfect residential haven for first-time homeowners and growing families alike.