Rio Terrace Edmonton Homes For Sale

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

Perfect views of the North Saskatchewan River valley, quiet treelined streets, a tight-knit community, and single-family homes, characterize Rio Terrace, a neighborhood on the west side of Edmonton Alberta, Canada. One of the oldet neighborhoods in West Edmonton, the community now offers not only single-family homes. But also, apartments and rentals. Rio Terrace borders Patricia Heights, Quesnell Heights, and Lynwood. Residents have easy access to the city and nearby attractions via the roadways that flank the neighborhood.

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Rio Terrace Location

Whitenud drive stretches to the north -connecting to Anthony Henday Drive, Gateway Boulevard, and Calgary Trail. 156th street borders Rio Terrace to the west, and 149 street is to the east of the neighborhood. North Saskatchewan River valley is on the south end. All these factors make Rio Terrace one of the most scenic and connected neighborhoods in Edmonton. The homes for sale in Rio Terrace are within walking distance of amenities, good schools, and centers for recreation.

Rio Terrace Edmonton History

Before 2005, one hundred percent of homes in Rio Terrace were Single-detached family homes.

Development of these homes began in the 60s. Back then, the community was part of Jasper Place.

Homes from the 60s sit on large lots, are often huge and perfect for small to large family living. Walking through the neighborhood, you notice these homes tucked between trees and greenery and large lawns. Bold colors, updated visuals, renovations, and upgrades combine to make Rio Terrace one of the most aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods in Alberta,

Homes from the 60s in the neighborhood include mid-century modern, a few a-frame homes, prefabricated houses, ranch-style homes, and colonial-style homes including, Cape Cod. Today, infill homes and apartments are popping up in the area, and so are renters. So, if you are looking to invest in a neighborhood on the rise, Rio Terrace is worth a closer look. Although some homes may need renovation or modification, the majority are in good shape.

Is Rio Terrace Edmonton safe?

Considering crime, cost of living, and employment, Rio Terrace ranks as the 16th best neighborhood in Edmonton. Crime in the area is seven percent lower than the national average, violent crime is twenty-eight percent lower than the national average, and property crime is one percent lower than the national average.

The cost of living in Rio Terrace is four percent lower than the national average. Housing is twenty-five percent lower than the national average.

These factors make Rio Terrace one of the safest inner-city neighborhoods in Edmonton. Rio Terrace Community league plays a role in keeping you and your home safe. Keep reading to find out more.

Rio Terrace Closest Pharmacy, Grocery, and Department Store

Rio Terrace sits on 58 hectares, which translates to about an hour walk around the neighborhood. within the neighborhood, there are playgrounds, restaurants, schools, pharmacies, hospitals, places of worship, and tourist attractions. The closest pharmacy, grocery shop, and department stores are on 170 street.

For recreation, we recommend fort Edmonton park or the Edmonton country club.

60s style streets mean that the roads are wide and bike and walk-friendly. The community even has a walking map that you may get at the community center. Furthermore, the speed limit in the neighborhood is 40km/h. 

Rio Terrace School District

There are at least fifteen schools within two kilometers of Rio Terrace. Rio Terrace Community Preschool sits inside the community at 15500 67 Avenue Northwest Edmonton. The other schools include:

  • River city preschool: Riverbend United Church, 14907B 45TH Avenue Northwest Edmonton.
  • Jasper place school:8950 163 Street Northwest Edmonton.
  • Laurier Heights School: 8210 142 Street Northwest Edmonton.
  • Patricia heights School: 16216 78 Avenue Northwest Edmonton.
  • St Francis Xavier High School:925- 163 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5R 0A7.

Libraries Within 3 Kilometers of Rio Terrace

  • Edmonton Public Library: 17650 69 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton.
  • Little Free Library:14320 92 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton.
  • Take One Leave One Library: 5408 141 Street Northwest Edmonton.
  • Edmonton Public Library -jasper place: 9010 156 Northwest Edmonton
  • Little free Library:13112 62 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton.

Rio Terrace Community League

Rio Terrace Community League brings together Patricia heights, Quesnell Heights and Rio Terrace. The community offers residents opportunities to volunteer, and you may become a part of it. The community league is where you will get to know your neighbors, find opportunities in the neighborhood, and have fun.

The community offers programs, including, skating, swimming, casino, ringette, Japanese ju-jitsu, RTC preschool, and much more.

Visit Rio Terrace Community League at 15504 76 Avenue T5R 4L8 Edmonton AB.

Rio Terrace Commute options

Flanked by major roadways. Rio Terrace offers residents an easy commute via the following entry and exit points.

Transport

Bus

Route

Light train

Distance

 

Jasper place/ Rio Terrace

310

University station

2.85

 

West Edmonton mall/Northgate

115

Health sciences Jubilee station

2.56

 

Leger/Southgate

38

Metro line JTTI Track

2.51

 

Meadows/west Edmonton mall

33

McKernan Belgravia Station

2.43

 

Century park/south campus/fort Edmonton

30

South Campus Ft Edmonton station

2.35

 

Mill wood/leger/WEM

23

 

 

 

Lewis Farms/University/ Capilano

4

 

 

 

Lessard/Downtown/Highlands/Clare view

2

 

 

 

West Edmonton mall/downtown/ Capilano

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amenities and Recreation

  • Misericordia Community Hospital
  • MacEwan Center for the Arts
  • West Edmonton Mall
  • Oleskiw park
  • Wolf willow park
  • Edmonton golf and country club
  • Woodward Crescent
  • Westridge park
  • Westridge, Wolf Willow, County Club (Community League Hall)
  • Wolf willow ravine

Future Development

Rio Terrace Community League and education society intend to redevelop the Rio Terrace School play area. Also, infill homes and apartments are new to the community. 

Homes for Sale in Rio Terrace: Real Estate Statistics

Homes for sale in Rio Terrace often sell at $596 per square foot. That translates to an average listing of one million. However, many of the homes sell at a price lower than the listing. Currently, the highest-priced properties in Rio Terrace will cost you close to one and a half million.

Single-detached homes, mostly from the 60s, dominate the market.

 

Homes for sale in Rio Terrace: Population Demographics

There are currently more than 1384 individuals living in Rio Terrace. The dominant age group is people in their thirties and forties. The majority speak English at home, and the median income in the area is $135,726.

Unemployment in the neighborhood is down sixty-six percent.

Homes for Sale in Rio Terrace: Quick Take

Rio Terrace is a safe neighborhood that offers home buyers easy access to the city, schools, and all the amenities you need. Single-family homes dominate the market, and houses are a bit more expensive compared to many neighborhoods in Edmonton.  It is well worth it though.

But this community is as close to downtown as you can get while still offering views of the river valley, and that suburban feel. The roads are decorated with trees and green, and there are lots of recreational opportunities in the neighborhood.  An investment here will make you a profit or your commute easy.

To begin, take a tour, or get more information. Contact Haupt Realty at 780-904-4666