Grandview Houses For Sale - Edmonton, AB
The smaller residential neighborhood of Grandview Height can be found at the south west side of the commonly referenced University of Alberta area, and this area is well liked for its quiet and reserved atmosphere. This section sits between the University of Alberta South Campus to the east and Whitemud Creek Ravine to the west.
On the north, Grandview Heights is bordered by the Saskatchewan River and to the south Grandview Heights is bordered by the University of Alberta farmland, which makes the neighborhood very scenic and rural feeling.
Grandview Height is an exclusive community that saw the majority of its development in the 1970’s, although it had been established as a township of Edmonton earlier in the 1900’s. Since this region was further removed from the central University district, many of the homes for sale were constructed during this overall period of expansion.
Single family residences have well portioned lots, and natural landscaping is used throughout the subdivision. The open street plan favors crescents, which makes walking in the neighborhood safe and pleasant. While some bus stops are found on 63rd Avenue, the bulk of public transportation usage is through the South Campus – Ft. Edmonton LRT station.
Parents find that Grandview Heights is a good community for raising a family. Grandview Heights School is situated near the university campus, and adjacent Grandview Heights Park has open fields and sporting pitches, along with tennis courts and playground facilities.
Many residents also appreciate the proximity of Whitemud Park and Fort Edmonton Park. This area of preserve land has hiking and cycling trails through the wilderness and gives inhabitants river access for fishing and boating. Shaded rest areas in the grounds also have facilities for grilling, which makes the park popular for community events.