Whyte Ave Homes for Sale
Included above are homes for sale and real estate in Whyte Ave, AB.
Located in south-central Edmonton, Whyte Avenue (also known as 82 Avenue) is an arterial road that runs through Old Strathcona. Whyte Avenue is a bustling historic strip that is now home to a cultural and arts community. Along the streets, you can find record shops, historic buildings, restaurants, bars, cafes and local boutiques. Therefore, all the amenities are within walking distance from your home. Homes for sale in the area range from townhouses, condos and apartments, which are the majority by almost half. The rest of the houses are historic character homes, historic homes and new infills. Whyte Avenue homes enjoy easy access to recreational opportunities, with the river valley and parks located a few minutes away. Residents around Whyte Avenue have access to Edmonton Public transit, and the University of Alberta is only a few blocks from Whyte Avenue.
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History of Whyte Avenue
Whyte Avenue was the main street of the city of Strathcona as it formed. Later, the city of Strathcona was merged with the city of Edmonton in 1912. Named after Sir William Whyte in 1891, who was superintendent of the CPR's western division from 1886 to 1897, Whyte Avenue is still the main street of the heritage district of Old Strathcona. Whyte Avenue is part of a 40-kilometre-long roadway that runs through Sherwood Park, Edmonton, and St. Albert.
Whyte Avenue Recreational Activities
There are a lot of things to do in and around Whyte Avenue, especially since it's a historic district that dedicated to entertaining tourists who come to experience the arts and culture. For a cold beer, the oldest pub on Whyte Ave, O'Bryne's, is always open or hop in at The Nest Act, a pub that serves locally crafted beers. You can also visit the Old Strathcona Hotel, a historic wooden building from the late 1800s. Enjoy a movie at Princess Theatre, the oldest surviving theatre in Edmonton, built in the early 1900s.
Old Strathcona is home to some of the best fine dining experiences in Edmonton. Along Whyte Avenue, you can sample some of the best beef in Edmonton by visiting MEAT restaurant. Here they serve southern BBQ meats with tasty side dishes and several house-made sauces. Those looking for healthier options can have their fill at Cafe Mosaics, which offers numerous vegan and gluten-free dishes. On Saturdays, the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market is frequented by residents looking for the freshest local produce.
There are also lots of places around Whyte Avenue to enjoy the outdoors. The Milk Creek Outdoor Pool is just a few minutes away, and several parks like Ritchie Park are just nearby. Those with dogs can visit the Hawrelak Trail Off Leash Site to socialize with other dog owners or enjoy the scenery while the pets run around.
Whyte Avenue House Prices
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Whyte Avenue is around $415,000, the lowest price is around $114,900, and the highest price is around $1,700,000.
Whyte Avenue Schools
There are many schools around Whyte Avenue, so finding a school for your child won't be a problem. These include Old Scona Academic High School, McKernan School (k-9), Garneau School (k-6), Academy at King Edward High School, Mill Creek Elementary School and Strathcona High School.