Rossdale Homes For Sale - Edmonton, AB
Rossdale occupies the most southeast part of Downtown Edmonton and is a residential community which is nestled into a bend of the Saskatchewan River. This neighborhood incorporates a lot of natural beauty into the environment and has many homes for sale that give residents a waterfront view. This community is one of the oldest in Edmonton, with official settlement dating back to the early 1800s. With its prime location on the water, Rossdale was integral to trade and shipping.
Currently, the historic Rossdale district is a very desirable living space, and the majority of homes in the area are older single-family dwellings. It is considered a quiet and family friendly section, with a number of educational, historic, and recreational amenities. Edmonton Catholic Schools and Out of District Schools serve this sector, and parents can also take advantage of nearby Boyle Street School. The Edmonton Film School is also found in this area, and programs for older children and adults are available.
Rossdale abuts with shopping and entertainment in Downtown Edmonton, and the Central Station LRT stop, as well as the Grandin Station stop, are both within walking distance. Inside the limits of Rossdale, TELUS field is a popular spot to watch sporting events or enjoy outdoor activities. The preserve land of Irene Parlby Park also has hiking and cycling trails through the wilderness, and access to the river. The site for the Edmonton Folk Music Festival is situated towards the north end of Rossdale and has shows and entertainers throughout the year. This historic residential area maintains the small town feel of old Edmonton, but also keeps residents close to all the excitement.