Glenora Homes For Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Glenora, AB.
Glenora is a neighborhood in Edmonton with a rich history and diverse architecture. Conveniently located near Downtown and overlooking the scenic North Saskatchewan River Valley, Glenora has been experiencing residential infill over the past few years. The neighborhood is largely made up of single-family dwellings built on large lots with river views while the rest of the houses are mainly low-rise and high-rise apartments. The natural surrounding of the area is filled with mature elm trees and the gardens are meticulously maintained to preserve the area's unique character. While most of the large-single family houses are in the high-end category, there are new affordable condos built with custom details to match the neighborhood's heritage and character. Residents in this area have access to all the important amenities such as dining, healthcare, and shopping, thanks to the major east-west bus and LRT routes that offer easy access to many areas around the city.
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The land that is now Glenora was originally owned by Malcolm Groat before it was eventually owned by James Carruthers in 1905, a wealthy grain merchant and real estate developer from Montreal, after changing hands several times. The neighborhood started to grow after Carruthers, in partnership with the city of Edmonton, built a bridge across the ravine that led to the extension of the streetcar line into Glenora by the city council.
Glenora is bounded by 107 Avenue on the North, on the east by Groat Road, on the west by 142 Street, and on the south by the North Saskatchewan River Valley and the MacKinnon Ravine. There are several places of interest in the neighborhood to explore. The notable ones include Alberta Government House which was home to the first six lieutenant Governors of Alberta, the Royal Alberta Museum (old location), and Government House Park. Also popular in the area is Glenora Park which is regularly frequented by children and other local residents.
Glenora Houses for sale
Property prices in Glenora are quite high with many residents having an annual income of over $100,000. The average house price in 2021 for a house in Garneau is around $950,000, the lowest price is around $100,000, and the highest price is around 3.6 million dollars.
Glenora is the perfect area for families with school-going children. There are 4 schools within the neighborhood: Glenora Elementary School, Westminster Junior High School, St. Vincent Catholic Elementary School, and the Progressive Academy (private school).