Emerald Hills, Sherwood Park Homes For Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Emerald Hills, AB.
Emerald Hills is a residential neighbourhood situated in north Sherwood Park, Alberta, just off Yellowhead Highway. Emerald Hills is a unique community as it features newer homes within walking distance of a strip mall, Emerald Hills Shopping Centre. Other desirable features include access to green spaces, trails, good schools, affordable homes and recreational amenities. Homes for sale in Emerald Hills include single-family homes, condos, apartments and townhouses, which feature stylish finishes on the interior and exteriors and beautiful landscaping. Amenities in the nearby Emerald Hills Shopping Centre include Walmart Supercentre, Winners, Petsmart, a farmers market, a liquor store and much more services. Commuting is convenient, with several bus stops situated along Sherwood Drive and Emerald Drive. Also nearby are major freeways like Yellowhead Highway and Highway 21, which provide quick commutes to Central Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, the International Airport and other parts within the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.
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Recreational & Outdoor Amenities in Emerald Hills
Emerald Hills is one of the few neighbourhoods that offer a sports complex, leisure centre, big stormwater ponds, plenty of trails and park space. Emerald Hills Regional Park is a favourite spot for many within the neighbourhood as it features facilities for sports and relaxation. Its amenities include 2 ball diamonds, a natural grass soccer field, an artificial turf field for football, a sports pavilion, trail system, skating loop during winter and an outdoor plaza.
Also nearby is Emerald Hills Leisure Centre, a great place for swimmers to hang out. It features a 6-lane 25-meter lap pool, 4-lane 25-meter warm pool with adjustable depth, a teaching pool for kids, whirlpool, steam room and changing facilities.
Abbey Park is another neighbourhood park that features a playground, a stormwater pond and trails.
In addition to the numerous neighbourhood trails, residents can explore the Strathcona Regional County Trail, a 22km long trail connecting the Strathcona Provincial Science Park to Fort Saskatchewan. The entire regional trail is 88kms long and stretches from Devon to Sturgeon County.
A portion of the trail passes through Emerald Hills's western boundary, along Sherwood Drive. This is The Trans Canada Trail which comes from the west via Lakeland Drive, before heading north towards Range Road 232, at the junction with Sherwood Drive.
The trail system consists of granular and asphalt trails perfect for biking, hiking, rollerblading, and running. Thrill-seekers can explore the whole 88 km trail and get the chance to explore Devon, Sturgeon, Sherwood Park Communities, Strathcona Provincial Science Park, Fort Saskatchewan and other spots along the river valley.
Emerald Hills House Prices
Emerald Hills Real Estate features spacious 2-storey detached homes, condos and townhouses most of which are newer (built just before 2009). Buyers can find spacious single-family homes with up to 2000 sq. ft.
The entry-level price for a house in Emerald Hills is around $160,000. The average is around $339,000, while the highest price can reach $550,000.
Emerald Hills Schools
Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School is the only school in Emerald Hills, but there are many good schools situated a few blocks away. These include Davidson Creek Elementary School, Holy Spirit Catholic School (k-4), Lakeland Ridge School (k-9), Glen Allan Elementary School, FR Haythorne Jr. High School, Bev Facey Community High School, Clover Bar Junior High School and Salisbury Composite High School.
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