Blue Quill, Edmonton Homes For Sale
When you buy a home in Blue Quill, don’t be surprised if your formerly black thumb turns green. The neighbourhood was built on former farmland – in fact, it was once home to 18 farmsteads.
Today, this southwest Edmonton community is full of residents who are quite pleased that back in 1971, Blue Quill was annexed to the City of Edmonton. Read on to learn more about this amazing neighbourhood.
Nearly 60 percent of Blue Quill’s housing stock consists of low-rise multi-family dwellings, so if you’re shopping for a condo for sale in Edmonton, put this neighbourhood at the top of your list. Most of the homes here were built between 1960 and 1990 and many have been updated.
Home prices typically run between the mid-$100,000s to more than $500,000.
You’ll find Edmonton’s Blue Quill neighbourhood south of Saddleback Road NW and north of 23 Avenue NW, between 111 and 119 Streets NW.
Blue Quill recreation and amenities
Blue Quill Park is where many residents go in their leisure time. Here, they use the sports fields, cheer on their favorite youth team or let the kids loose on the playground. Walkers and joggers enjoy the many paths along the creek.
The Blue Quill Community League offers a full slate of sports and activities for residents to remain active and involved.
Although you’ll find some eateries and services in the northern part of the community, when you buy a home in Blue Quill you’ll most likely shop at South Edmonton Common, a quick 5-minutes’ drive. A huge shopping centre, it is home to Home Depot, Lowe’s, Ikea, Old Navy and more. You can dine here and catch a movie at the Cineplex.
If you commute to work, you’ll be happy to know that the Century Park Transit Centre is about 10 minutes east of Blue Quill, providing service to the downtown core, Southgate Centre and the University of Alberta.
Schools in and around Blue Quill
Blue Quill is home to one elementary school, St. Teresa. Administered by Edmonton Catholic Schools, St. Teresa serves students through grade 6. This is a Spanish bilingual academy with a very involved parent community. The school also offers art therapy, smart technology in all classrooms and wireless internet throughout the school.
Most public school students in Blue Quill attend Sweetgrass School for grades Kindergarten through 6 (located 5 minutes north of the community), Vernon Barford School (located 5 minutes’ northeast of Blue Quill) for grades 7 to 9 and Harry Ainlay School (about 10 minutes north of the neighbourhood) for grades 10 through 12.
Homes for sale in Blue Quill
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