Holyrood Edmonton Homes For Sale

Included below are homes for sale and real estate in beautiful Holyrood, AB.

Holyrood is a residential neighborhood in the southeast of Edmonton. Development interest in the area stems from the four roadways that flank the neighborhood. So, investors looking for prime property in a neighborhood that offers good access to schools, amenities, and easy entry into the cities downtown core should have Holyrood on their radar. Development interest in the area stems from the four roadways that flank the neighborhood. So, investors looking for prime property in an inner-city neighborhood that offers good access to schools, amenities, and easy entry into the city should have Holyrood on their radar. 

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Holyrood Edmonton History

Holyrood became part of Edmonton soon after the 1912 amalgamation of Strathcona. Development in Holyrood began after the end of world war two. By 1955, there were one thousand homes in the neighborhood.

If you are looking to buy a home in Holyrood, there are a few things you should know about 1950s homes. One is that on average, older homes are cheaper than recently built ones. Two, un-renovated homes may feature asbestos.  As a rule of thumb you should get an inspection looking specifically for asbestos on any house purchased before the 1950's.

Holyrood comes from the word holy cross, it is a medieval English term that translates to “the cross of the crucifixion.” In the '60s, the predominantly young adult population formed a community league whose purpose was to build an outdoor skating rink. The League exists today, and you can find the details and how to join below.

Is Holyrood Safe?

As mentioned, the redevelopment project that is happening in the area will make Holyrood safer. In 2017, the Holyrood community league shot down a proposal that would have added 450 new homes in the area to preserve its green spaces.

Holyrood has a seventy-seven out of a hundred livability score, which means the neighborhood ranks better than ninety-six percent of neighborhoods in Alberta. The main draws are good schools, world-class amenities, and affordable cost of living. There are also employment opportunities in and around the neighborhood.

Is Holyrood Noisy 

There is very little outside traffic in Holyrood. Consequently, the neighborhood is quiet. Construction noise at night can be a distraction depending on how far you are from a construction zone.

Homes in Holyrood

Currently, renters occupy at least forty percent of properties in Holyrood. The types of homes available for sale or rent include townhouses, detached duplex homes, high-rise condominiums, low-rise condominiums, and townhouses.

Sixty-six percent of the homes in Holyrood are single-family detached homes. Some have attached garages, and some do not. Furthermore, most family homes sit on large lots and have large backyards perfect for kids or entertaining guests.

Holyrood Community Aesthetics

There is a plan to build the valley line LRT -that will run from mill woods to Lewis farms. once complete. This line will impact the neighborhood's commute and aesthetics. Also, re-development of older homes will add infill homes and increase population density. Expected additions include low-rise and high-rise infill homes.

In Holyrood, the roads are lined with trees, there are green spaces, the streets are clean, but some places looked dated.

Holyrood Community League

As mentioned, the Holyrood community league has been in operation since the '60s. Today, the League seeks volunteers to help it, quote "make Holyrood awesome!". Becoming a member grants you access to the skating rink, free community swims, discounts on visits to recreational and fitness facilities in Edmonton, and access to events and programs for adults, seniors, and kids.

It is a place to meet your neighbors, build business relationships, and you may hold events at the league's facilities.  Community resources available include hall rentals, bench projects, after-school society, babysitter registry, and plenty more.

Visit the League's headquarters at 9411 Holyrood Rd NW, Edmonton, AB, T6C 4C4.

Holyrood Amenities

Easy access to the city and Bonnie Doon shopping center means that Holyrood residents have access to quality amenities. On 90th avenue, there are minimarts and local businesses that provide all the goods and services your family needs.

Bonnie Doon shopping center offers hundred-plus stores selling everything from medicine to food. There are also hospitals, senior care facilities, and plenty of churches. Once you become a member of the Holyrood community league, you will have access to the community's garden, skating rink, and plenty of recreational activities and programs.

Schools in Holyrood

The Edmonton public school system operates one school inside Holyrood. Holyrood Elementary School is within walking distance of all homes in the neighborhood. Other schools within three kilometers of the neighborhood include:

  • Center high campus: 10050 McDonald Drive, Northwest Edmonton.
  • Canada school of Public service:9700 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton.
  • Canadian College of EMS 472 0B91 Avenue:4720 91 Avenue, Northwest Edmonton.
  • McNally high school: 8440 105 Avenue, Edmonton.
  • Austin Obrien highschool:6110 95 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton.
  • Waldorf education society: 7211 96A Avenue Northwest, Edmonton.
  • Ottewell school 9435 73 Street Northwest, Edmonton.

Libraries Near Holyrood

  •   Little free library: 10219 7- Street Northwest Edmonton.
  • Edmonton public library Capilano: 9915 67 Street Northwest, Edmonton.
  • Net user group: 8807 85 St NW Edmonton AB T6C 3C4 85 Street Northwest, Edmonton.
  • Edmonton public library Idylwylde (Bonnie Doon) 8310 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton.

Holyrood Commute

The valley line LRT railway will run through the neighborhood providing residents an easy commute to the city. The closest bus routes and LRT stations include.

Transport

bus

Route

LRT

Distance km

 

Bonnie Doon/Capilano

307

Bay enterprise square station

2.1

 

West Edmonton hall/Capilano

112

Central station

1.86

 

Capilano/university

94

Churchill station

1.85

 

Meadows/downtown

90

 

 

 

Downtown/Capilano

85

 

 

 

Bonnie Doon/Maple RIDGE/Meadows

83

 

 

 

Mill woods/Millgate

61

 

 

 

Lewis Farms/university/Capilano

4

 

 

 

West Edmonton Mall/downtown/ Capilano

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Landmarks and Points of Interest Within Three Kilometers

  • Bonnie Doon shopping center
  • Edmonton city hall
  • Edmonton city center
  • Commonwealth stadium
  • Manulife place
  • Kings university college
  • Concordia college
  • Alberta legislature building
  • Luke’s Anglican church
  • Al-Hadi mosque

Holyrood Demographics

According to recent census data, there are 3,335 residents currently in Holyrood. The majority of the residents are in their thirties and forties. Fourteen percent of the population is above sixty-one.

Before taxes, the average household income in Holyrood is $95000, and many households spend at least thirty percent of their income on shelter.

Looking to buy a home in Holyrood? Real estate statistics

Real estate prices in Holyrood are nine percent higher than the Edmonton average, but the rental prices are equal to the region’s national average. Per square foot, many investors spend $390. However, most homes sell for less than the listing price. So, do not let the figures scare you.

The most expensive property will cost you a million or more, but on average, buyers spend $420000 on homes in Holyrood. The cheapest properties cost a little under or over $100,000. Currently, privately owned buildings and homes -make up fifty-eight percent of properties in Holyrood.

Buy a Home in Holyrood Edmonton: Quick Take

Flanked by main roads that provide easy access into the city, Holyrood also offers residents easy access to schools, amenities, and recreational facilities. The redevelopment projects will phase out most of the older buildings and replace them with infill homes. In the future, that will impact property prices, meaning now is the time to invest.

The neighborhood is safe, the community is friendly, and the tree-lined streets accommodate walking and cycling.

Homes available include single-detached properties, condominiums, apartments, townhouses, commercial buildings, and older detached single-family homes.

Holyrood Real Estate Agents

Contact Haupt Realty

Let the Haupt Team help you find your new home in the community, contact us using 780-904-4666 or visit Office: Professional Realty Group#102, 3224 Parsons Rd NW Edmonton AB T6N 1M2