Garneau Homes For Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Garneau, AB.
Garneau hosts a vibrant and diverse community and it's a location that is highly sought after by house hunters. This is partly due to its proximity to the University of Alberta Hospital and the University of Alberta campus which is located within a short walking distance of the neighborhood. The area is largely residential, and you'll find old 1950s houses sharing the beautiful streets with new high-rise condominiums, apartments, and other historical buildings. Residents of this area have easy access to all amenities. The LRT and major bus routes provide convenient transportation to many areas around the city and other neighborhoods. Also, Garneau is on top of the High Level Bridge which provides commuters with easy access to the neighborhood from Downtown.
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Garneau is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Edmonton and was part of Strathcona before it was annexed by Edmonton in 1912. It is named after one of its earliest settlers, Laurent Garneau, who moved to the neighborhood in the early 1900s. The area is bounded by Strathcona neighborhood on the East, on the west by the University of Alberta main campus, and the south by Mckernan and Queen Alexandra neighborhood.
Garneau overlooks the North Saskatchewan River valley which is passable through the High Level Bridge. The neighborhood offers several recreational hotspots such as playgrounds, parks, award-winning restaurants.
Garneau Houses for sale
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Garneau is just under $410,000, the lowest condo price is around $140,000, and the highest price is around 2 million dollars. There are many low rise apartments and high rise condominiums, however, most of these are rented out.
Schools near Garneau cater to local children of all ages. School-going children have the option of joining nearby Strathcona School (high school) which offers a Career and Technological Studies program which is run in partnership with the University of Alberta Hospital. To the east of the neighborhood, there is Old Scona Academic for high-school-age kids which is one of the highest ranked schools in Alberta. Garneau school offers programs for kindergarten up to grade 6.