Parkallen Edmonton Homes For Sale
The end of the Second World War saw the Canadian birthrate explode and a corresponding rise in residential development as well. Many Edmonton suburbs can thank this baby boom for their birth and Parkallen is one of them. In fact, 80 percent of the nearly 1,200 homes in Parkallen were built by 1960.
Whether you are looking for a neighbourhood in which to start your family or one in close proximity to the University of Alberta, we’d like to help you get to know Parkallen, Edmonton.
Although Parkallen’s most notable amenity is its amazingly welcoming residents, there is a lot to do and see around the neighbourhood.
Like most of Edmonton’s neighbourhoods, Parkallen is home to some lovely parks. Violet Archer Park is located in the northeast portion of the neighbourhood, Ellingson Park surrounds the local elementary school and there is a small greenspace in the southeast section of Parkallen.
Families and singles alike enjoy the skating rink while kids eagerly await summer when they can run wild in the spray park. Green thumbers will love the Parkallen Community Gardens, where even the little ones are invited to grow their favorites.
The Parkallen Community League plays a big role in helping neighbors get to know one another and in helping local adults and children remain active. From Pilates and yoga classes to youth nights and a winter green shack, there is always something to do in Parkallen.
Let’s face it, most kids are horse crazy (as are many adults!). If yours is among them and you buy a house in Parkallen, you’ll be less than 10 minutes from the Whitemud Equine Learning Center which helps folks of all ages discover the joys of equine sports. They offer lessons as well as therapeutic riding sessions.
Schools in Parkallen
There is one school in Parkallen, the Parkallen School, administered by Edmonton Public Schools. Here, children in grades Kindergarten through 6, undertake a rigorous yet personalized curriculum. The school offers the Opportunity Program as well, which assists those students that need some extra help. Parkallen School also offers the Mandarin Bilingual Program for Kindergarten through grade 1 students.
Parents of high school graduates won’t need to endure the empty nest syndrome if their child decides to attend the University of Alberta, as it’s located 10 to 15 minutes north of the community. Unless, of course, you long for an empty nest, in which case, consider purchasing an investment condo for your college-bound offspring. Although condos for sale in Parkallen may be a bit too pricey for a college student, consider condos for sale in Garneau, at half the price. We’re happy to show you what’s available.
Homes for sale in Parkallen
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