Cumberland Houses For Sale - Edmonton, AB
Cumberland is one of the larger residential communities located on the western border of the greater Northwest Edmonton region. This is another of the newer communities in the area that began as an expansion for living space through the acquisition of land holdings that were either agricultural or largely unused in nature. As the territory was integrated into the city of Edmonton, suburbs like Cumberland became developed to accommodate families and others who work in the city.
Cumberland has more recent construction that many of the other neighborhoods in the area, with development starting as recently as the 1990’s. Homes for sale in Cumberland are mainly single family dwellings on private lots. A large part of the community plan was to ensure the use of natural landscaping and environmental features for a more relaxed and rural feel. This has led to a sector that is generally pedestrian friendly, with many paths through park land and central water feature of a man-made lake.
Driving commuters can get around by way of 127th Street as the most direct route into the city. Bus stops are also located across Cumberland to aid in the use of public transportation. Residents will find shopping and business in nearby Skyview Power Centre and along the border roads, with a Sav-on Foods situated just to the north.
Parents in Cumberland are able to make use of the Elizabeth Finch Elementary and Junior High School, as well as the McArthur School. Bus services for students help to ensure safe passage and connect children with their learning facilities.