Explore The #1 Rated Edmonton Neighbourhood Four Years Running: Strathcona

If you’re in the market for a home that’s nestled within a neighbourhood bursting with distinctive character and culture, then look no further than Strathcona. This southside community offers a central location that’s perfect for homebuyers who desire quick and easy access to the downtown core, but also crave the characteristics of a mature neighbourhood. Strathcona is known for its world-class festivals that take place year-round, as well as its close proximity to the University of Alberta grounds; however, its balance of both urban qualities and natural elements is what makes the community so attractive. Within a five minute walk, you can find yourself in either North America's largest urban parkland, the River Valley, or sipping a beverage on a bustling patio.

There are over 600 businesses located within this sought-after Edmonton destination, many of which are located along the lively White Avenue strip. Shopping, dining, and entertainment are in high supply, with an outstanding assortment of praised restaurants and eclectic cafes. A celebrated farmer’s market is open throughout the year in the heart of the community, and a thriving art and theatre district ensures entertainment is always available. The University brings additional lure to the area, as the appeal for students and professionals to live close to the extensive campus is exceptionally high.  

This history rich district features a variety of home styles to choose from. If you’re looking for a well maintained or renovated home this is the place to be. Our Featured Listings page offers a variety of exclusive Strathcona homes, including a 1917 two-and-a-half story home that boasts over 1,700 square feet of gorgeous living space and an endless supply of charm.  

Those who are in the market for a newer home, immersed within the tree-lined streets of Strathcona, will find a variety of options. Infill projects supply the Strathcona real estate market with beautiful new homes in established areas, while homes with architectural flare enhance the eccentric style of the neighbourhood. Unique home designs, such as this one-and-a-half story 1943 build, showcases a spiral open-beam staircase and a visually interesting roofline – a definite must see!

Not in the market for a single family home? No problem. The community features an assortment of both walk-up and high-rise condo and townhome style residences. Adding to Strathcona’s list of notable features arethe numerous new developments that provide affordable and stylish living options for homebuyers. Established projects like The Rembrandt present an affordable option for homebuyers who are looking to join this exciting community and want all the conveniences of condo and central living.

The Strathcona community offers world-class culture, art, and events. Natural surroundings and beautiful architecture define this boutique neighbourhood, and provide residents with a unique take on urban living. Whether you are a young professional, have a growing family, or somewhere in between, Strathcona is sure to have a home that will suit your lifestyle needs.

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