Laurier Heights Houses For Sale - Edmonton, AB
As one of the larger communities within the Valleyview area, Laurier Heights encompasses a number of attractions for visitors and residents, and also offers a more spread out residential section that is well kept and pedestrian friendly. The two square kilometer subdivision is situated at the southern edge of the Valleyview area, and enjoys many of the comforts of living with Edmonton city limits.
Laurier Heights features quite a few dwelling options, from single family homes on well portioned private lots that incorporate woodlands into the landscape, to town homes that occupy secluded areas of shared land. This make the community very attractive to families and single professionals, with a strong suburban feel and close proximity the Edmonton downtown area to the east.
One major attraction in this neighbourhood is the location of the Edmonton Valley Zoo at the southern edge of Laurier Heights. This park has trails that run through habitat cages as well as special exhibits such as the Children’s Zoo and Arctic Extremes. The Saito Centre has heritage displays that honour the human and wildlife history of this river valley, and interactive learning activities make this a popular destination for private visits and school field trips.
Education for this community is provided through the adjacent Parkview Schools and many public and city bus stops throughout the neighbourhood give residents quick and easy access to these nearby communities. Laurier Heights is also known for tree lined drives and a pedestrian friendly environment, so travel by foot or by cycle is and equally viable option for getting around.