Athlone Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Athlone, AB.
Athlone is a neighbourhood in northwestern Edmonton situated just north of the Canadian National Rail Line. The western part of Athlone is also known as Dungevan, derived from Dunvegan Yards, a railway depot that once existed in the area. Athlone features a variety of house styles, schools, park space, a community league and easy access to shopping. Homes for sale include older single-family homes and newer duplexes, townhomes, and row houses. Commercial establishments such as stores and restaurants are situated along 127 Street. More establishments are available a few blocks to the north in Skyview Power Centre and Christy's Corner Shopping Mall. In terms of transit, the community is served by several bus routes with bus stops situated along 127 Street, 129 Avenue, Dunvegan Road and 132 Avenue. Other parts of the city are easily accessible via the nearby Yellowhead Highway and Anthony Henday Drive.
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Athlone was part of a parcel of land north of the Canadian National Rail Line, annexed to Edmonton in 1913. Most of the neighbourhood's development occurred during the 1950s. A few homes were built during the early 2000s. There's also the brand new 76-unit Bellwether Park which features modern townhomes with a variety of floorplans, furnishings and amenities.
Single-family homes account for 80% of Athlone homes, while the rest are a few townhomes, row houses and duplexes. The community is represented by Athlone Community League.
Athlone is named after the Earl of Athlone, Canada’s Governor General who served from 1940 to 1946.
Athlone Recreational and Outdoor Amenities
Athlone Park is the neighbourhood's biggest park. It's a favourite for many in the area as it features a playground, water curtain, a splash park, a soccer field, baseball diamonds and lots of green spaces for picnics and barbecues.
Also in the park is Athlone Community League which rents out a hall for parties, events and other functions. Another great place to hang out is the Edmonton Public Library - Calder. It features a play area for kids, a section for teens, adults and computers.
Athlone also features other small green spaces that can be explored via the community’s pathways.
Just off 127 Street is Bronx Bowl, a bowling club with a variety of bowling lanes, including glow bowling lanes. It's a great place to hang out with friends and family and even hold birthday parties. The atmosphere is so fun, and they sell delicious food.
Fitness enthusiasts can check out Grand Trunk Fitness and Leisure Centre, situated a few minutes east. It features a gym, steam room, swimming pool and swimming lessons, a hot tub, hockey rink and a dog park.
More fun can be had at Christy's Corner Shopping Mall, which features Cineplex Cinemas, a roller skating rink and a variety of places to eat.
Best Restaurants in Athlone
Tasty Indian Restaurant, Grocery & Meat shop is a restaurant within Athlone serving mouth-watering Indian food. Diners love the flavorful and tasty items on the menu such as butter chicken, garlic naan, lamb, samosas, coconut curry, bhindi and a whole lot more.
D'Amore Italian Deli is located on the opposite side of 127 Street. They are the go-to place for Italian delicacies such as Italian sandwiches, homemade pasta, and paninis. They also sell frozen meals for families and events.
Joe's Tap House and Grill is just a few blocks north along 127 Street. It's considered the best "watering hole" in the area. The place features a vibrant atmosphere, delicious wings and other tasty dishes on the pub grub menu. They have lots of TVs to watch your favourite sports, video lottery terminals and a pool table.
Turquaz Kebab House is a popular Turkish restaurant in Skyview Power Centre serving delicious Middle Eastern Food. Favourites on the menu include their kebab platters, Shawarma, chicken thigh dishes and much more. The portion sizes are generous and the food is freshly made. They also provide a nice play area for those with kids.
Athlone House Prices
The average price for a house in Athlone is around $303,000. The highest is around $445,000 while the lowest is around $190,000. New homes are available in Bellwether Park which features a community of modern townhomes ready for occupation and more units slated for future development.
There are two schools and a daycare centre in Athlone. Athlone School offers a k-6 curriculum and a Behaviour and Learning Assistance Program. Sir John Thompson school is a Junior High School for grades 7-8.
Other nearby schools include Calder Elementary School, Saint Edmund Catholic School Elementary/Junior High School and St. Angela Catholic Elementary School.