Leger Edmonton Homes For Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in beautiful Leger, AB.
Leger is a relatively new neighbourhood located in southwest Edmonton, within the Terwillegar Heights area. The neighbourhood boasts one of the largest recreation centres in Edmonton ( Terwillegar Recreation Centre, good schools, and amenities located within walking distance of most homes. Homes for sale in Leger feature single-family homes (which take up 78%), duplexes (20%) and a few townhomes. The arterial and collector roads spread around the neighbourhood allow easy access to amenities situated along 23 Avenue. These include banks, Terwillegar Heights Shopping Mall, Tim Hortons, fast-food chains and other professional services. Residents can find more services in Magrath Business Centre, situated just south of 23 Avenue. Leger residents enjoy quick commutes to the rest of the city with a transit centre located along Leger Road. In addition, 19 bus stops provide convenient access to public transport. Also, the nearby Terwillegar Drive allows access to two major freeways including Anthony Henday Drive and Whitemud Drive.
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Leger takes its name from Edmund Hugh Leger, an Edmonton politician who was elected to the Edmonton city council in 1959 and served as an alderman for 25 years. The land that is now Leger used to serve as both farmland and a gravel quarry. Residences in the area were developed during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Commercial real estate was developed during the mid-2000s, while institutions and recreational facilities were constructed during the late 2000s. The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by Carter Crest neighbourhood, east by Rabbit Hill Road, south by 23 Avenue, and west by Terwillegar Drive.
Leger Recreational Activities
Terwillegar Recreation Centre is the pride of the Leger community. The centre is one of the biggest in Edmonton and features fitness programs and numerous facilities. These include an aquatic centre with a salt-water pool, diving boards, diving platform, saltwater leisure and wave pool with spray features, whirlpool and much more; a highly-equipped fitness centre; 3 gymnasiums; 4 NHL-sized ice sheets; indoor walking/jogging tracks, indoor playground and much more.
Leger residents have easy access to the North Saskatchewan River Valley and Whitemud Creek Ravine. The river valley is situated a few minutes away to the west, and it offers lots of trails by the river and spectacular views. Heath Road Park features amazing hiking and biking trails. Hiking spots that you can explore in the river valley include The Purple Bench, Promontory Point, Terwillegar Park Footbridge and Wolf Willow Ravine. These spots feature a variety of wildlife and breathtaking views of the river valley. More trails can be found to the east in Whitemud Creek Ravine. You can start your hike in Mactaggart Sanctuary Trail Parking Lot which is accessible via 23 Avenue. From there, you can explore MacTaggart Sanctuary and Larch Sanctuary, which are nature preserves that offer amazing nature trails.
Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a round of golf in The Derrick Golf and Winter Club or Edmonton Country Club, situated only a few minutes from the neighbourhood. Edmonton Country Club features well-maintained courses, a clubhouse with great food and drinks and spectacular views of the river valley. The Derrick Golf and Winter Club feature a great course, a food court where they serve delicious dishes, a pool, badminton courts, therapy and a playground for kids.
Leger residents are situated close to some of the best eateries in southwest Edmonton. Tim Hortons restaurant is located within the neighbourhood, and it's a Canadian chain selling premium blend coffee and tasty pastries and paninis. Also, nearby is Original Joe's Restaurant & Bar, a great place to have brunch or a cold beer. For delicious Asian delicacies, Oodle Noodle is the go-to place. The area features more fast-food chains such as Starbucks, Subway, KFC and other eateries. For fresh produce, the Southwest Edmonton Farmers' Market is situated in the western corner of the neighbourhood. They also feature picnic tables, music shows by local musicians, food trucks and fun programs.
Leger House Prices
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Leger is around $504,000, the lowest price is around $383,000, and the highest price is around $789,000.
Leger features some of the best schools in Edmonton including, Lillian Osborne High School, Mother Margaret Mary Catholic High School, and Archbishop Joseph Macneil Elementary School.