Avonmore Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Avonmore, AB.
Avonmore is a southeast Edmonton neighbourhood, situated east of 75 Street and bounded by Argyll Road on the southeast. Avonmore Real Estate is characterized by single-family homes and a few townhouses. The community appeals to buyers looking for a quiet residential area with easy access to essential amenities. Avonmore is in a high-density school area and offers easy access to recreational areas such as Argyll Park and the North Saskatchewan River Valley park system. Commercial establishments are concentrated along 75 Street and Argyll Road. For more options, residents are just a few blocks away from Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre, which offers a plethora of shopping and dining options. Several bus stops along Argyll Road and 83 Street provide access to public transit, while 75 Street leads to other major road arteries such as Whitemud Drive and Anthony Henday Drive, which provide convenient access to other parts of the city.
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Avonmore was developed during the 1950s, with single-family homes being the main structure style. A few homes in the community date back to the 1920s. The area is also experiencing an infill of new modern single-family homes and condo developments. The community is represented by Avonmore Community League, established in 1957.
Avonmore is named after Algernon William Yelverton, Viscount Avonmore, an Irish Priest and adventurer who passed through Avonmore in 1877 while heading to Klondike to participate in the gold rush.
Avonmore is bounded on the north by 76 Avenue, east by 75 Street, southeast by Argyll Road, and west and southwest by 87 Street.
Avonmore Recreational and Outdoor Amenities
Avonmore is in a location that offers easy access to recreational and outdoor amenities. Within the neighbourhood is Avonmore Park, which features lots of green space, a playground, a spray park and a skating rink. Also in the park is Avonmore Community League, which maintains the rink and a community hall.
The community league is very active as it offers tons of programs including sports such as hockey and soccer, yoga classes, playschool, yard & garden club, book club, babysitter registry, neighbourhood watch and much more.
Just outside the community's boundary to the west is Argyll Park. The huge park features lots of fun activities and lots to explore. It is home to the only women-owned rugby facility in Edmonton, Rockers Athletic Club. It also features sporting amenities such as baseball diamonds, soccer fields, a BMX track, and a velodrome that attracts tons of spectators during races.
Argyll Park is connected to Mill Creek Ravine, which is a gateway to the North Saskatchewan River Valley park system. Residents can partake in dog walking, hiking, nature walks, picnics, wildlife spotting and much more.
For more entertainment, Vertically Inclined Rock Gym is a rock climbing gym south of Avonmore, just off Argyll Road. It features tons of classes, instructors, climbing walls and even a cave. Golf enthusiasts are just a few minutes' drive away from Mill Woods Golf Course.
Best Restaurants in Avonmore
Avonmore residents enjoy easy access to their fast-food restaurants, most of which are just off the neighbourhood's boundaries. Nearby restaurants include Dairy Queen, Carl's Jr, Wendys, Starbucks, McDonald's, and Tim Hortons.
Other great eateries include:
Pagolac Restaurant situated just off Argyll Road is one of the most popular eateries in the area. It's the go-to place for Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine, with favourites such as pho, spring rolls, Kim chee, satay and onion cake. Diners love the quick service and huge portion sizes.
Shiraz Restaurant & Catering Services is a Persian restaurant serving authentic and halal Persian dishes. They sell lots of items including kebab skewers, ground beef, ground lamb, chicken kebab, steak, and much more, all served in generous portions.
Avonmore House Prices
The average price for a house in Avonmore is around $602,000. The highest is around $825,000, while the lowest is around $250,000. Homes in the area rarely go on sale, and those that do are usually snatched within a short time. Buyers can still find newer builds in the form of modern single-detached homes and townhouses/condos.
Avonmore is home to one school, Avonmore School, an elementary/junior high mix that offers special programs such as Community Learning Skills Program (CLS) and Community Learning Skills and Behaviour Learning Assistance (CLS/BLA) Program.
Other nearby schools include W. P. Wagner High School, Al Mustafa Academy, Strathcona High School, and J.H. Picard School, which offers a French Immersion Program, kindergarten, elementary(k-6), Junior High(grades 7-8) and high school (grades 10-12).
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