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Wellington New Construction Real Estate and Show Homes
Wellington New Construction Real Estate and Show Homes
The People and The Real Estate in Wellington
Directly to the south of Palisades in northwest Edmonton is the beautiful community of Wellington.The mature neighborhood is enhanced by gorgeous tree-lined streets, parks, schools, and a wealth of major amenities. Prime location, wide-ranging housing options, and easy access to St. Albert and Yellowhead trail make Wellington real estate an attractive destination for home seekers.
Wellington real estate has 137 Avenue as its northern border and 127 Street as the eastern border. It is flanked by 132 Avenue and 141 Street on the south and west respectively.
The New Community of Wellington
Wellington real estate gets its name from a prominent military figure, Arthur Wellesley, who was the Duke of Wellington, who was twice the Prime Minister of Britain in the 19th century. He led Britain to victory at the Battle of Waterloo during which time Napoleon was defeated. Residential development began in the 1950s after the land was subdivided. The original land was annexed to the City of Edmonton in 1913. Construction went on into the 1960s and was ongoing for the next two decades.
The Village of Calder was the nearest development to Wellington during 1950s which was at a short distance from Edmonton’s developed area.
The land on which Wellington now is located was used for agriculture till the early 1900s. The economic boom that engulfed Edmonton in the early 1900s led to rapid development within the city. Many city residents were looking to move out towards quieter neighborhoods and were attracted to serene villages including Wellington established on the city’s outskirts.
Your New Wellington Home in Edmonton
Single-family dwellings comprise 73% of residential units in Wellington real estate. The community’s other homes for sale feature row houses, duplexes, low rise apartment buildings, and condos.
There is a considerable array of multi-unit housing on 140 Street at the western part of the Wellington neighborhood. Single-family homes are towards the interior part of the community while multifamily parcels are on arterial streets that form a ring in the neighborhood.
Like many other neighborhoods, Wellington real estate has a design that surrounds a central park and school site anchoring the community. Interior streets follow the grid network that ensures serene streets and pathways. Extensive parks provide Wellington real estate residents access to open spaces and greenery close to their homes.
Wellington retains a quaint mid-century feel with raised bungalows, mature trees, green front lawns, tidy sidewalks, and detached garages. Being highly accessible to homeowners who are looking for starter homes, Wellington homes for sale is an ideal option for raising a family.
There are plenty of great options in terms of low maintenance and spacious lots that start at a low $300,000s. A majority of homes for sale in Wellington belong to 1950s and '60s era where there is a great variance in interiors. There are plenty of options in terms of re-modeled and updated homes that now include luxury master baths, custom kitchens, and unique designs.
Wellington has much more to offer than mid-century bungalows. The low-rise apartments along 140 Street NW in the Wellington community are the ideal options for homebuyers who have a restricted budget. There are newly built single and two-story homes as well for those looking for a brand new dwelling.
Things to do in Wellington
Wellington real estate has the advantage of prime location between Kensington to the east, Pembina to the north, McArthur Industrial and Bonaventure Industrial areas to the west, and Athlone to the south.
Renowned for the excellent public transit connections, Wellington is also connected by regular bus services on various routes. Some of these routes include 137 Avenue, 132 Avenue, and 127 Street that connect Wellington real estate residents to the rest of the city of Edmonton. Residents of Wellington real estate have easy access to a host of recreation and entertainment options including Cineplex Odeon, North City Centre, Victoria Soccer Club, Knights of Columbus Sports Complex, and North Edmonton Cinemas.
Other attractions that are easily accessible to Wellington real estate residents include the NAIT, Kingsway Garden Mall, Westmount Shopping Centre, and Northgate Centre.
Downtown Edmonton is just minutes away at 7 km distance. Downtown Edmonton provides the community residents everything they desire in a city including cultural events, music festivals, art museums, parks, cinemas, shopping centers, and fine dining.
Residents of Wellington real estate can enjoy endless hours of tranquility in the company of nature thanks to the beautiful parks in the neighborhood. The Wellington Park is the major attraction in the community while a short walk can take residents to Albert G. Nickel Park. Both 137 Avenue and 127 Street are the destinations to head out for shopping and eating.
There are three schools that serve the community of Wellington. These include McArthur Elementary, Sir John Thompson Junior High, and St. Angela Elementary. Other schools in the vicinity are Kensington School, Athlone School, Rosslyn School, and Edmonton Islamic Academy.
Many shopping opportunities exist in the Wellington area including Skyview Power Centre and North City Centre. In-between these two, there are furniture stores, major hardware stores, fine dining restaurants, craft stores, and takeout options. The Cineplex Odeon is a great option for a special date night.
Wellington is a highly popular destination thanks to the extensive selection of homes and affordable pricing. For those who wish to be close to all city amenities yet enjoy the benefits of an exclusive neighborhood, Wellington real estate is a perfect choice.