Menisa Houses For Sale - Edmonton, AB
Menisa is one of the larger neighborhoods located in the south west area of Millwoods. The original name is in the Cree language and means berries, but probably referred specifically to the fruit of the knotweed, which is sometimes also called pokeweed. While these berries can be extremely poisonous, they are used in special preparations to draw inflammation from the body, and are thus very much prized for healing.
Menisa is a family friendly community and houses for sale in this neighborhood are primarily single and multi-family residences which sit on large private lots. The landscaping throughout the community is very natural and pedestrian walks are rich with cultivated vegetation. Inhabitants of Menisa enjoy the rural feel of the area, but are still close to Edmonton city center. Bus stops throughout the area provide transportation for commuters and for visitors.
Menisa Elementary School and the Don Knott School are the two main educational facilities in this location. Both rank well for teaching standards and allow for a good preparation for high school classes in adjacent suburbs.
Menisa Park is a big attraction with residents of the neighborhood. The open land offers room for sporting events and outdoor recreations in warm weather. A large playground near the school is also a popular spot for parents to meet and socialize while the children have fun. Menisa is a safe and friendly residential space with a number of nearby amenities that inhabitants of the area enjoy.