Henderson Estates Edmonton Homes For Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in beautiful Henderson Estates, AB.
Henderson Estates is a southwest Edmonton community situated within the Riverbend area and overlooking the scenic North Saskatchewan River Valley. Proximity to the river valley allows easy access to multi-use trails, dog-friendly areas, viewpoints, and lots of nature to explore. Henderson Estates is perfect for families looking for an established community situated close to recreational and shopping amenities. Homes for sale in the area mainly feature single-family two-storey homes (majority by 92%) and a few duplexes and row houses. The go-to place for shopping amenities in Henderson Estates is Riverbend Square Shopping Centre, situated in the adjacent Falconer Heights neighbourhood. The centre features a Safeway, banks, a shopping mall, a shell, restaurants, fast-food chains and other services. 10 bus stops within the community provide convenient access to public transit, while access to Whitemud Drive, Anthony Henday Drive and Terwillegar Drive allows for quick commutes to Currents of Windermere and the rest of the city.
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Henderson Estates History
Henderson Estates takes its name from Thomas Henderson, a 19th century Riverbed area resident. He is known to have imported Italian honey bees to his farm, thereby creating the first honey bee colony in Edmonton. Henderson Estates ended up taking his name as his homestead was situated nearby. About 60% of residents in the area were built during the 1980s, while the rest were built during the 1990s. The neighbourhood is bounded on the south by Haddow neighbourhood, west by North Saskatchewan River Valley, east by Riverbend Road and north by Rabbit Hill Road.
Henderson Estates Recreational Activities
Henderson Estates has one park situated at the centre. The park offers plenty of green space for picnics, relaxation and opportunities to interact with other community members. Just outside the neighbourhood to the southwest, Heath Road Park features well-maintained biking and hiking trails with picturesque views of the river valley. The trails are extensive as they pass through hiking spots such as The Purple Bench, Promontory Point and across the scenic Terwillegar Park Footbridge, where you can access more interesting spots and viewpoints such as Wolf Willow Ravine and Wolf Willow Stairs.
Other interesting spots near Henderson Estates include River Ridge Golf & Country Club and Windermere Golf & Country Club. These are great places for golf enthusiasts to enjoy a round of golf while enjoying the spectacular landscape of the river valley. Their clubhouses also feature great food and drinks. A few minutes to the north of the neighbourhood, the historic Fort Edmonton Park is a great place to visit. The park features architecture from different periods, a fort, streetcars and much more. Across the river, Edmonton Valley Zoo hosts 350 different animals and offers programs and rides for visitors.
The nearby Riverbend Shopping Centre features eateries with some of the best food in Edmonton. Oliveto Trattoria is the go-to place to enjoy Italian delicacies such as pasta in an upscale and cozy atmosphere. Curry Corner offers Indian dishes including vegetarian options for health-conscious eaters. A&W Canada is a hamburger restaurant serving namesake root beer, chicken, fries and much more. COBS Bread Bakery is the best place for baked goods while fast-food options include McDonald's and Subway. More eateries and entertainment options are available in nearby Currents of Windermere, so make sure to do some exploring. Just south of the neighbourhood in the Leger community, Southwest Edmonton Farmers' Market is a great place to shop for fresh ingredients from local farmers and also enjoy music performances by local musicians, food trucks and more fun activities.
Henderson Estates House Prices
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Henderson Estates is around $558,000, the lowest price is around $465,000, and the highest price is around $698,000.
Henderson Estates Schools
Kids in Henderson Estates attend schools close to the area. These include Lillian Osborne, Strathcona High Schools, St. Mary Elementary, St. Monica Elementary Schools, Earl Buxton Elementary School, Riverbend Junior High School, Archbishop Joseph Macneil Junior High School, and Mother Margaret Mary High School.