Bearspaw Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Bearspaw, AB.
Bearspaw is a residential neighbourhood situated in southwest Edmonton. Built on a multipurpose recreational site that includes Bearspaw Lake, the neighbourhood offers plenty of recreational activities, immediate access to nature and lots of room for dogs and kids to play. Bearspaw is purely residential, and most homes in the area feature access to green spaces, spacious lots and great views of the lake and ravine. Homes for sale comprise mainly single-family homes and a few duplexes and row houses. One of the benefits of living in Bearspaw is having immediate access to the famous South Edmonton Common Shopping Centre. It features numerous establishments like IKEA, Best Buy, Walmart, Home Depot, Real Canadian Superstore, etc. and entertainment options like Chuck E. Cheese and Cineplex Odeon Cinemas. Bearspaw residents have easy access to Anthony Henday Drive and Gateway Blvd which provide quick commutes to the rest of the city. Bus routes 40 and 46 provide public transit to Bearspaw and allow access to Century Park LRT Station.
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The construction of residences in Bearspaw began during the 1970s. About 14% of the residences were built during that period. The majority (83%) were constructed during the 1980s and a few homes were completed during the 1990s. Bearspaw sits on land annexed to Edmonton City in 1974. The neighbourhood is named after Chief Mangwa Ahisd (Bear's Paw) of the Stoney Band. Bearspaw is bordered by Gateway Blvd to the east, east by Blackmud Creek, south by Anthony Henday Drive and north by Keheewin.
Bearspaw Recreational & Outdoor Activities
Bearspaw features two parks: Bearspaw Park and Tomas Opalinski Park. Both parks offer plenty of green space and access to Bearspaw Lake, making them the perfect environment for family picnics and dog walking. The lake also hosts a few geese and ducks that are interesting to watch.
Big Bear Park
Just outside the neighbourhood to the west, Big Bear Park is one of the most popular attractions in the area. The expansive park offers lots to explore. It features an off-leash area for dogs to explore and nature trails that expose visitors to a variety of plant life, trees and picturesque views of the ravine.
A few sporting amenities are available in the neighbouring community of Keheewin. Kinsmen Twin Arenas is a nice hockey rink with facilities such as big dressing rooms and beaches. You can also grab a coffee or a snack at the facility's food concessions while watching or waiting for a game.
A few minutes to the north in Parsons Industrial, John Fry Sport is a popular place for baseball diamonds that also features great facilities and parking. A few minutes to the east via Anthony Henday Drive is Ivor Dent Sports Park. The sports complex features fields for rugby and soccer.
Golf enthusiasts are only minutes away from Jagare Ridge Golf Club, located to the west, just off Ellerslie Road. It features a great assortment of holes and greens and fairways in great shape. Their clubhouse also serves great drinks and a wide variety of tasty meals.
South Edmonton Common features lots of entertainment options to keep you busy during the weekends. Cineplex Odeon is a great place to catch the latest movies; the Rec Room offers bowling, arcade, virtual reality and axe throwing; and Chuck E. Cheese features games such as basketball, football, fruit ninja, spin wheel and coin games.
Best Restaurants in Bearspaw
Proximity to South Edmonton Common allows Beardspaw residents to have unique and satisfying dining experiences available only a few minutes away from their homes.
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar offers delicious classic steak and seafood dishes served in a stylish environment with an inviting atmosphere. Diners love their servers and the great quality of their food. On their menu, you can find dishes like Fried Chicken Sandwich, Baja Steak Salad, French Onion Soup, Calamari, Shrimp Cocktail and a whole lot more.
Moxie's Grill & Bar is the place to go for the freshest seafood, delish chicken wings, juicy steaks, pastas, burgers and a whole lot more. They also have a nice patio where you can enjoy their daily drink specials sold at great prices.
JOEY has it all, from the best atmosphere to tasty food. Their menu features a variety of sushi, salads, sandwiches & burgers, steak dishes, sweets and main dishes. Customers love the mashed potatoes, tuna salad and lava cake.
Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria has the best pizza in town. You can have their tasty crusty pizzas or gluten-free pizzas and delicious soups like Quattro formaggi & tomato bisque.
Bearspaw House Prices
The average price for a home in Bearspaw is $389,000 and the lowest price is around $230,000. At the high end, home prices can reach $600,000.
There are no schools within the Bearspaw community, but children have many school options situated close to the neighbourhood. Nearby schools include Keheewin School (k-6), George P. Nicholson School (k-6), St. Clement Elementary/Junior High School, D.S. Mackenzie Junior High School, Harry Ainlay High School and Holy Trinity Catholic High School.