Parkallen Homes For Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Parkallen, AB.
Parkallen neighborhood is a residential area located in south Edmonton. Parkallen hosts a mature and inviting community, making it the perfect place to raise a family. Also, proximity to Downtown and the University of Alberta makes it one of the most sought after neighborhoods. The atmosphere is characterized by quiet tree-lined streets and beautiful green spaces. Residents have easy access to all the essential amenities. The nearby Southgate shopping centre is easily accessible and offers dining, entertainment, shopping, and much more. Parkallen homes for sale are mainly single-family homes, low-rise apartments, duplexes, and row houses. Parkallen's central location means commuters have easy access to many areas around the city. The average home price is slightly north of $500k with the average price per square foot being around ~$~390. The Edmonton Public Access Transit System and bus services provide quick access to Downtown, the University of Alberta, and other neighborhoods.
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History of Parkallen
Parkallen experienced most of its development after World War II, with the majority of the residences constructed by 1960. This is evident by the neighborhood's modified grid pattern. The area used to be known as Beau Park and Bridgeland. However, in 1945, the Calgary Trail community league and residents agreed to rename the neighborhood as Parkallen. The neighborhood is bounded on the north by 72 Avenue, on the west by 113 Street, on the south by 61 Avenue, and on the east by 109 Street.
Parkallen Recreational Activities
Parkallen is a neighborhood filled with lots of fun activities. To interact with other residents, the neighborhood's two parks, community hall, and neighborhood cafe (Quirky Art CafÃ©) are the most frequented spots in the area. Violet Archer Park and Ellingson Park offer facilities such as a spray park, hockey rink, skating rink, BMX Pump Track, basketball court soccer fields, and baseball diamond. Other nearby amenities include Foote Field and the Saville Sports Centre, located right next door, and Whitemud Park which offers hiking trails and picnic sites. Easy access to the river valley means residents can find other recreational activities to enjoy, e.g biking trails, golf courses, etc. Also, the community league provides festivals and events for its members, thus enhancing community-hood among the residents, e.g The Art in the Park Festival.
Parkallen Homes for Sale
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Parkallen is around $568,185, the lowest price is around $165,000, and the highest price is around $1,300,000.
The neighborhood has one school, The Parkallen School which is a k-6. The school has a program dedicated to providing additional support for students that have difficulties in their studies. Older school-going children can attend schools that are closer to the neighborhood. These include Tevie Miller Heritage School, Allendale School, and Metro Edmonton High School. After completing their high school education, students can attend the nearby University of Alberta.