Falconer Heights Edmonton Homes For Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in beautiful Falconer Heights, AB.
Falconer Heights is a southwest Edmonton neighbourhood located in the Riverbend area. The neighbourhood features an internal road network comprising arterial roads and a series of cul-de-sacs branching off Falconer Road to keep unnecessary traffic away. Falconer Heights is an ideal neighbourhood for families as both recreational and shopping amenities are within walking distance of most houses. Homes for sale feature single-family homes (majority by about 60%), and the rest are duplexes and condominiums. In the northern portion of the neighbourhood, Riverbend Shopping Centre is the most distinct feature. The centre offers easy access to Safeway, Shoppers Drug Mart, Pet Planet, Riverbend Dental Centre, Orange Theory Fitness, Edmonton Public Library, banks, restaurants and much more. Falconer Heights has immediate access to Terwillegar Drive, which provides quick commutes to Currents of Windermere and the rest of the city by connecting with Anthony Henday Drive and Whitemud Drive. Public transport is easily accessible with the 4 bus stops spread around the neighbourhood.
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Falconer Heights History
Falconer Heights takes its name from James F. Falconer, a member of Edmonton's Names Advisory Committee who was involved in its formation and served from the mid-1950s until 1979. Most of the residences in Falconer were built during the 1990s. Single-family homes in the area feature two-storey designs, while the rest are apartment style-condominiums and duplexes. The neighbourhood is bounded by Rabbit Hill Road to the north, Terwillegar Drive to the east, west by Riverbend Road and south by an undeveloped strip of land.
Falconer Heights Recreational Amenities
Falconer Heights Park is the only park in the neighbourhood and it features a nice green space where residents can take a walk. Across Riverbend Road to the west, Henderson Park is a spacious green space with a soccer field, playground, ball diamond, basketball hoop and sledding hill, making the place perfect for hanging out with family and interacting with people from nearby communities.
Falconer Heights is sandwiched between the river valley and Whitemud Creek Ravine. This provides many opportunities for biking, hiking, exploring the nature trails and enjoying the natural vistas. Heath Road Park features great biking and hiking trails by the river, and the trails also lead to interesting hiking sports such as The Purple Bench, Promontory Point and Terwillegar Park Footbridge. More trails and natural vistas are available in Whitemud Creek Ravine. MacTaggart Sanctuary is a great place to go for a hike in the ravine as it features interesting trails, trees, wildlife and beautiful views.
The nearest golf courses are Edmonton Country Club and The Derrick Golf and Winter Club. They feature challenging and well-maintained courses and clubhouses with great food and drinks. Other interesting spots situated a few minutes away include Edmonton Valley Zoo, Rio Park, and the Snow Valley Ski Club.
Riverbend Shopping Centre features some of the best food in southwest Edmonton. Oliveto Trattoria is an Italian restaurant famous for its pasta. Their great food, excellent service and wonderful atmosphere will keep you coming back for more. Curry Corner is the go-to place for Indian dishes and they're famous for their butter chicken and vegetarian options. Other chains in the area include A&W Canada, McDonald's and Subway. The best part about this is if you make an order from these eateries, delivery will only take a few minutes as the centre is within the neighbourhood.
Falconer Heights House Prices
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Falconer Heights is around $507,000, the lowest price is around $175,000, and the highest price is around $850,000.
Falconer Heights Schools
School-going children in Falconer Heights attend nearby schools including, Strathcona High School, Lillian Osborne High Schools, St. Mary Elementary, St. Monica Elementary Schools, Archbishop Joseph Macneil Junior High School, Earl Buxton Elementary School, Riverbend Junior High School, and Mother Margaret Mary High School.