Riverbend Homes for Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Riverbend, AB.
Riverbend is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods by families looking to move into the Edmonton area. Located in the Southwest portion of Edmonton, the area has various homes that are up for sale. They range from townhouses, duplexes, condos, and on the high-end, estate homes. These homes are situated within 9 neighborhoods that are part of the Riverbend residential area. Riverbend is one of the most convenient places to live, with shopping corners spread all over the neighborhood. You can find restaurants, retail establishments, medical services, banking services, and much more on Riverbend Square and 23rd Avenue. The residential streets in the area are characterized by mature streets and are surrounded by parks and playgrounds. Proximity to the ravine and North Saskatchewan river offers residents opportunities to enjoy nature and partake in outdoor recreation activities.
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Riverbend's proximity to two major freeways offers commuters easy access to Edmonton International Airport and Downtown Edmonton, which is 20 minutes away. The University of Alberta's South Campus is also located nearby and can easily be reached via the neighborhood's bus routes.
Riverbend was established in 1972 as a result of Edmonton City Council's implementation of the Riverbend-Terwillegar Heights District Outline Plan. In 1978, Riverbend was part of the portion of the outline plan area that was within Edmonton's city limits. In 1979, Edmonton City Council used the Riverbend Area Structure Plan to further develop the southern part of Riverbend. The Riverbend residential area comprises 9 neighborhoods: Brander Gardens, Rhatigan Ridge, Bulyea Heights, Ramsay Heights, Henderson Estates, Ogilvie Ridge, Carter Crest, Falconer Heights, and Brookside.
Riverbend Recreational Activities
Riverbend is a great place to enjoy the outdoors with a lot of parks and multi-use trails. One of the most popular parks is Terwillegar Park situated on the south bank of the North Saskatchewan River. It offers an off-leash dog area and numerous cycling and walking trails. Another notable park is Rainbow Valley Park, which is the largest in the area and hosts the Snowvalley Ski Club and Rainbow Valley Campground.
The other parks in the neighborhood are Thomas Rhatigan Park, Fort Edmonton Park, and Robert Carter Park. Also nearby is the Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre that offers health, wellness, and sports amenities.
With easy access to the Whitemud & Anthony Henday Drive, Riverbend is surprisingly central. It's only a 20 minute drive to the University, Downtown, & West Edmonton Mall. The community is quite active as well with lots of local events held at the Riverbend Community League. This is one of Edmonton's premier neighborhoods for raising a family.
Riverbend Houses For Sale - Average Price
Riverbend has many houses categorized in the low, mid, and high price range. The average house price in 2021 for a house in Terwillegar is around $525,600, the lowest price is around $125,000, and the highest price is around $3,995,000.
Riverbend is an area with a high-density of schools, making it the perfect place for families with school-going children. The schools in the area include Brookside Elementary, St Monica Catholic (elementary), Riverbend Jr High, St Mary Catholic Elementary School, Earl Buxton Elementary, and George H. Luck School (elementary).