Forest Heights Homes For Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Forest Heights, AB.
Forest Heights is a residential area in east-central Edmonton. The neighbourhood overlooks the North Saskatchewan River, giving residents amazing views of the river valley from the east, west and northern part of Forest Heights. The area features quiet streets lined with mature streets, expansive green spaces spread around the neighbourhood and affordable homes with views of the Downtown Core. Homes for sale in the area comprise single-family homes, which take up the majority with 75% and the rest are row houses, duplexes, apartments and condos. Forest Heights is an amenity-rich neighbourhood, with several strip malls situated in the area. Forest Heights Shopping Centre features grocery stores, restaurants, a daycare, a dental office and other services. For more options, Capilano shopping centre is just a short 5-minute drive from the area. Commuting in Forest Heights is convenient. Dawson Bridge provides quick access to Downtown Core, while Wayne Gretzky Drive Northwest provides access to northern Edmonton.
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Forest Heights History
Windsor Realty originally developed Forest Heights in 1911. In 1913, the neighbourhood officially became part of Edmonton, however, the area was used as farmland until the 1940s when housing demand increased following World War II. The development of the neighbourhood was mostly completed by the 1980s. The neighbourhood is represented by Forest Terrace Heights Community League, established in 1920. Forest Heights is bounded to the north and west by the North Saskatchewan River Valley, south by 98 Avenue and east by 75 Street and Wayne Gretzky Drive.
Forest Heights Recreational Activities
Forest Heights hosts many recreational amenities and activities. The neighbourhood backs onto the river valley and is home to Forest Heights Park, which means residents have access to numerous multi-use trails perfect for biking, walking and running. Also, within the area, several natural viewpoints offer breathtaking views of the river valley and the Downtown Core cityscape. The Forest Terrace Heights Community League maintains a community hall, an outdoor hockey rink, a playground, a gazebo area and a spray spark which is a lot of fun for the kids during the summer.
The Forest Heights Park is one of the largest parks in the Edmonton North Saskatchewan Valley park systems. The park features massive tennis courts, soccer and football fields, baseball diamonds and amazing views of the river valley and Downtown Core cityscape. The park is also a great dog-friendly place where you can take a leisure stroll while enjoying the green spaces and trails. Also, to the north of the neighbourhood, near the Dawson Bridge, Riverside Golf Course is a great place to enjoy a challenging round of golf for an affordable price.
The Forest Heights area hosts some great eateries. Hilltop Pub is a neighbourhood pub and a great place to enjoy a cold beer served with a hot burger, fries, pizza or Chinese food. Another favourite place among the residents is Dallas Pizza & Steak House. The establishment is known for its delicious pizza, steak and Meditteranean staples such as souvlaki and doner. To the east of the neighbourhood, across Wayne Gretzky Drive and along 101 Avenue, residents have access to fast-food chains, coffee shops and restaurants such as Second Cup Coffee Co., A&W Canada, Hawaiian Poke & More and Domino's Pizza.
Forest Heights House Prices
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Forest Heights is around $569,000, the lowest price is around $255,000, and the highest price is around $930,000.
Forest Heights Schools
There are four schools within the Forest Heights area: Forest Heights Elementary School, McNally High School, St. Bride Catholic School and St. Kevin Junior High School.