Allard Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Allard, AB.
Allard is a newer neighbourhood located in the far southwest area of Edmonton. Established in 2007, Allard features new modern homes and an environment that caters to outdoor enthusiasts who want ready access to green spaces and a calm setting without foregoing easy access to essential amenities. Homes for sale in Allard include single-family homes, condos, townhouses and duplexes. Buyers will also have more options in future as construction is ongoing. Amenities in the area are within walking distance from the neighbourhood's northwestern corner. There's a strip mall just off James Mowatt Trail, which features a Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Liquor Store, Shoppers Drug Mart, public library, restaurants, etc. Other shopping centres situated a few minutes away include establishments along Ellerslie Road and South Edmonton Common. Residents enjoy easy access to public transit with about 17 bus stops spread out within the community. Also nearby are major roadways including, 41 Avenue, James Mowatt Trail, Calgary Trail, Gateway Blvd and Queen Elizabeth Highway.
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Allard is named after a prominent Edmontonian, Doctor Charles Alexander Allard, a surgeon, broadcaster, entrepreneur, innovator, industrialist, philanthropist, and visionary. The Neighbourhood Area Structure Plan (NASP) for Allard was formulated in 2007, and construction began in 2009.
About 50% of Allard homes are single-family homes and duplexes, 35% are row houses and low-rise apartments/condos, and the remaining 15% are medium and high-rise units.
Allard is bounded on the north by 30 Avenue, west by James Mowatt Trail, south by 41 Avenue and east by Blackmud Creek Ravine.
Allard Outdoor & Recreational Activities
Allard was marketed as a community designed to bring its residents closer to nature. The neighbourhood lives up to its promise by offering two lakes and access to the Blackmud Creek Ravine, which borders Allard to the west.
Walking, biking and hiking trails are abundant throughout the neighbourhood. The trails start at Heritage Valley Station condominium complex, then pass through Allard playground and the lake located at the centre, before branching off to the ravine and upwards towards the second lake. The trails at the second lake also join the ravine where you can find Cavanagh walking trails, a popular hiking spot. This point also features spectacular views of the highway.
Those who are up for a hiking challenge can follow the ravine upwards into Callaghan and beyond.
Allard Playground is a nice place for kids and families to hang out. It’s a well-maintained playground equipped with a variety of playing equipment.
South Edmonton Common is just 8 mins away for those who wish to head into busy city streets from time to time. It features trendy restaurants and entertainment options such as Cineplex Odeon, a cinema which features the latest movies; The Rec Room, a restaurant that features games like bowling, arcade, virtual reality and axe throwing; and Chuck E. Cheese, which features games like basketball, football, fruit ninja, spin wheel and coin games.
Best Restaurants in Allard
Buster's Pizza & Donair is a pizza restaurant within Allard. They have an extensive menu filled with delicious dishes, from donairs and pizzas to pastas and chicken wings. Among the favourites among diners include the wings, cheese sticks, donairs and the tasty crusty pizzas.
The Workshop Eatery is a restaurant just off 91 Street. It features the best brunch, dinner and lunch menu in the area. Their menu is small, but their food is prepared with utmost care to ensure perfection. Dishes that keep the diners coming back for more include fried chicken waffle, arancini, brussel sprouts and flourless chocolate cake.
Masala Tree is considered one of the best Indian restaurants in South Edmonton. Situated just off 141 Street, they have an extensive menu filled with Indian delicacies. They have a wide variety of appetizers, tandoori, soups & salads, rice, breads, drinks, cocktails and a whole lot more. Dishes worth trying include the butter chicken, momos, Chole Bhature, biryani, goat curry and coconut chicken.
Allard House Prices
Homes in Allard are quite affordable. Condos at the entry-level start at around $145,000, and duplexes average around $300,000. Generally, the average price for a home in Allard is around $442,000, while the lowest price is around $160,000. At the high end, house prices can reach $3 million.
Dr. Lila Fahlman School (k-9) is the only school within Allard. Other nearby schools include Dr. Anne Anderson High School, Johnny Bright Elementary and Junior High School, Harry Ainlay High School, Monsignor Fee Otterson Elementary and Junior High School, St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary and Junior High School and Louis St. Laurent High School.