Laurier Heights Edmonton Homes For Sale

Included below are homes for sale and real estate in beautiful Laurier Heights, AB.  See below the listings for neighborhood profile.

Laurier Heights is a blend of luxurious modern homes, scenic views, and some of the most coveted Real Estate in Edmonton.

 To the north, the neighborhood borders 87 Avenue and Buena vista road. The beautiful North Saskatchewan River, and 149th street, flank the Laurier heights community to the east and west respectively. To the south of the neighborhood is Whitemud Drive. These entry/exit points provide easy access to the city, amenities, and recreation.  If you are looking to buy a single-detached home, modern home, smart home and are willing to invest in a community that is a cut above - Laurier Heights is the place to look. Post WW2 homes make up the bulk of the properties, but renovations and upgrades have adapted the homes for this generation. Expect large lots, unmatched privacy, and easy access to downtown, West Edmonton mall, and Meadowlark shopping center. 

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Laurier Heights Edmonton History  

A home that overlooks the Saskatchewan river, roads that are almost always empty, and lots of green!  Laurier Heights is the definition of tranquility in the city. A community that has a rich history, is big on privacy, and offers investors a mix of old and new.

In the '50s, Laurier Heights became one of the first communities to adopt the curvilinear street pattern.  Consequently, driving around the neighborhood today is near therapeutic. On one end, you have the river, and on the other, beautiful modern homes and post-war homes including, ranch-style homes, and cape cod inspired builds.

Modern influences and ‘50s architecture combine to offer investors such as yourself, hardwood floors, high ceilings, moldings, cozy fireplaces, flat or pitched roofs, picture windows to view the river, and large living spaces.  Keep an eye out in some of the pricier homes and you may even find a subterranean basketball court!

You can expect to find a lot of new infill builds being put in Laurier Heights as the land value has steadily increased over the years.

In 1959, Edmontons Valley Zoo, opened its doors to the public. That means nature is at your doorstep- and to sweeten the deal, the North Saskatchewan River is home to sixty-seven species of fish. 

Is Laurier Heights Safe?

Laurier Heights is one of the safest neighborhoods in Edmonton. According to police records, crime rates in the neighborhood are sixty percent lower than the Edmonton average. Furthermore, property crimes are twenty-nine percent lower than the national average, and violent crime is forty-eight percent lower than the national average.

Almost all households in Laurier Heights earn more than the national average.  Unemployment is down fifty-seven percent, and the neighborhood has an eighty-six out of a hundred livability score. That means that Laurier Heights, in terms of safety, livability, and access to amenities ranks better than ninety-nine percent of neighborhoods in Canada. Currently, Laurier heights ranks as the twenty-seventh best neighborhood in Edmonton.

Closest Pharmacy, Grocery, and Department Store

Next to Laurier Heights school is a small shopping center that features grocery, pharmacy, and department stores. The strip and the school are within walking distance of all homes, consequently, everything you need, be it food or medicine is within the community.

Throughout the neighborhood, there are interconnected walking and biking routes. These routes offer exercise opportunities, access to the river, and are a fun way to get around. Views of the city, green, and local wildlife are best viewed on foot or bike top.

Laurier Heights School District

As mentioned, Laurier heights elementary is within walking distance of most homes. It is the only k-9 school in the Laurier Community. Schools within two kilometers of the neighborhood include:

  • Meadowlark Christian school: 9825 158 Street Northwest Edmonton.
  • Jasper place school:8950 163 Street Northwest, Edmonton.
  • Patricia Heights School: 16216 78 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton.
  • Edmonton after school Care Association:9150 160 St, NW, Edmonton.
  • German Language School Society OF Edmonton: 7608 154 Street, Edmonton.
  • Lynnwood School: 15251 84 Avenue Northwest Edmonton.

Libraries within 2 kilometers

  • Herbert T. Coutts Education Library: 2G5 11210 87 Avenue, Northwest Edmonton.
  • John W. Scott Health Sciences Library: University of Alberta, 2k3, 28, Edmonton.
  • Take one Leave one Library: 5408 141 Street Northwest, Edmonton.
  • Little Free Library:14325 96 Avenue northwest Edmonton.
  • Edmonton Public Library 14325 96 Avenue Northwest Edmonton.
  • Little Free Library: 14320 92 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton.

 

Laurier Heights Community League

A new community library. An opportunity to advertise your business or service and a great way to get to know your neighbors. These are amongst the benefits of joining the Laurier Heights Community League. With a history stretching back to the '50s, this is one of the oldest communities in Edmonton. The league runs a "block connecter" program that helps connect and strengthen the neighborhood. The program has turned Laurier heights into the type of neighborhood where everyone knows everyone.

This strong sense of community makes the neighborhood safer.

The leagues' headquarters are located at 14405 85 Edmonton, AB, and membership offers programs including access to the community wellness network, ice rink, art society, sport ball, soccer, swimming, yoga, youth sustainability club, pickleball, and plenty more.

Laurier Heights community league intends to set up a community garden. To become a member contact 587-557 -1150.

Laurier Heights Commute

149th street, Whitemud drive, 87th street, and 170th street, provide easy access and exit into the neighborhood. when you buy a home in Laurier Heights, below are your commuting options.

Transport

Bus

route

Light train

Distance km

 

Jasper place/Rio Terrace

310

Grandin station

2.64

 

Northgate/University

130

University station

1.91

 

West Edmonton mall/jasper place/downtown

109

South Campus Ft Edmonton Station

1.8

 

Century park/south campus/fort Edmonton

30

Health sciences Jubilee Station

1.66

 

Mill woods/Leger/WEM

23

McKernan Belgravia statin

1.64

 

Lewis Farms/University/ Capilano

4

Metro Line JTTI Track

1.64

 

Lessard/downtown/highlands/Clare view

2

 

 

 

Amenities and recreation

Some points of interest and recreation within three kilometers of Laurier Heights include:

  • Edmonton Valley Zoo.
  • Buena Vista Park
  • Sir Wilfred Laurier Park
  • North Saskatchewan River Valley.
  • Whitemud park
  • Victoria Golf Course
  • Royal Mayfair Golf Club
  • McEwan Center for the Arts
  • West Edmonton Mall
  • University of Alberta hospital
  • University of Alberta
  • Stollery children’s hospital

Future development

A program funded by Municipal Climate Change Action Center Aims to make Laurier Heights Eco friendly by working with members of the Laurier Heights Community League to increase solar energy penetration. Spearheaded by George Stepney,  the facilities director at Laurier Heights community league. The plan is to install monitoring systems and power the league's headquarters using renewable energy.

Homes for Sale in Laurier Heights:  Real Estate Statistics

As mentioned, single-detached old and modern homes make up the bulk of property in Laurier heights.

If you are planning to rent, you should know that rental prices in Laurier heights are equal to the Edmonton average. However, homes for sale in Laurier Heights are seventy-two percent pricier than the Edmonton average. But, most of the homes sell for a price lower than the listing.

Expect -$560 per square foot or one million for the average home. The highest-priced homes in Laurier heights cost more than three million.

Homes for sale in Laurier Heights: Population Demographics

Recent census data says that there are at least three thousand individuals currently residing in Laurier Heights. The majority of the residents are in their forties and fifties. Seventy-eight percent of homeowners are married couples, and the area has a population density of 1,415 per square meter.

Laurier Heights homes for sale: quick take

Laurier Heights is a tranquil neighborhood that offers investors access to amenities, schools, and recreation. The neighborhood has a strong sense of community, is close to downtown Edmonton, the air is clean, and it is one of the most scenic neighborhoods in Edmonton.

Laurier Heights is an island away from the noise and city traffic making the community a great place to retire or raise a family. The community league offers programs and has great plans for the neighborhood.  

Homes in Laurier heights offer you privacy, space, and a modern or retro vibe depending on your preference. There are traditional, custom, and ultra-modern smart homes in the area. To become part of the community, contact using the information below.

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