Oliver Homes For Sale - Edmonton, AB
Located just west of the Downtown Edmonton area, the Oliver neighborhood is a mostly residential community that has some commercial development to the north side and abuts the Saskatchewan River to the south. This is a very attractive living space for many people as it is strongly established with many historical landmarks and proximity to scenic parks and preserve lands.
The Oliver neighbourhood is very good for pedestrian traffic and has well-kept sidewalks along tree-lined streets. Although this is an urban layout with a modified grid street pattern, the residential blocks are very suburban and afford natural beauty and privacy. Homes for sale in Oliver include character single-family dwellings, as well as townhomes and some duplexes.
This community is considered family friendly, and parents will have a number of local and nearby options for schooling. This includes the Oliver School, and Inside Education can provide tutoring and extra literacy programs for preparatory and advancement concerns. Residents are also drawn into the Oliver community for ease of access the Grant MacEwan Community College.
Shopping and dining along Jasper Avenue create a vibrant atmosphere for recreation and culture. Groceries can be purchased at Alberta First Grocery and Deli, and the Elm Cafe provides a casual atmosphere for breakfast and lunch. The unique downtown area of Oliver itself heightens the old small town atmosphere of the area, and lets residents enjoy exhibits at the West End Gallery or nearby Alberta Museum. The Oliver Outdoor Community Pool is another popular recreation spot with community swim times and fitness programs.
Oliver is an ideal location that puts residents right in the middle of the city, without the feeling of an overly urban cityscape. Grandin Station LRT stop also connect commuters with other suburbs of Edmonton.