Blue Quill Estates Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Blue Quill Estates, AB.
Blue Quill Estates is a neighbourhood situated in southwest Edmonton. Blue Quill Estates is also situated adjacent to its namesake, the Blue Quill neighbourhood. The community of Blue Quill Estates is one of the most coveted neighbourhoods in the area. Those looking to move into the area are attracted by its secluded nature, proximity to green spaces in Blackmud Creek Ravine, presence of an active community league and access to Century Park LRT and 3 major shopping centres. Homes for sale in Blue Quill Estates feature single-family homes, apartments, row houses and duplexes. In terms of amenities, the neighbouring Blue Quill features a commercial centre with restaurants, a dental centre, a gas station and a laundromat. More amenities are available a few blocks away on the eastern end of the Blue Quill neighbourhood. Shopping centres like Southgate, South Park and South Edmonton Common are only a few minutes away. Commuters have access to Century Park LRT, and major freeways like Whitemud Drive, Gateway Blvd and Anthony Henday Drive are only a few minutes away.
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Blue Quill Estates History
Blue Quill Estates sits on land annexed to the city of Edmonton in 1971. Just over half (about 55%) of the residences were constructed during the 1970s, while about 34% were built during the 1980s. A few (about 5.5%) were constructed before the 1970s, and another 4.5% were constructed during the 1990s.
Blue Quill Estates is named after Cree Chief Blue Quill of the Saddle Lake Indian Reserve, an aboriginal leader within the Kaskitayo area. Most neighbourhoods within the Kaskitayo area are named after aboriginal leaders. Blue Quill Estates is bordered by Whitemud Creek Ravine to the west, 23 Avenue to the south, 119 Street to the east and a utility corridor to the north.
Blue Quill Estates Recreational & Outdoor Activities
Blackmud Park is the only neighbourhood park. It features a playground suitable for toddlers and a nice place to take nature walks while taking in the fresh air, away from the busy city streets. The adjoining neighbourhood of Blue Quill features Blue Quill park.
It features include a tobogganing hill, a playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, handball court, soccer field, baseball diamonds and green spaces.
Whitemud Creek & Blackmud Creek Ravines
The nearby ravine provides opportunities for residents to interact with nature, explore and enjoy the hiking trails. Aside from the spectacular views of the surrounding greenery, the ravine features forested areas, a variety of plant life, wildlife and nature trails by the water. Places worth exploring include Smith Crossing, MacTaggart Sanctuary, Twin Brooks District & Nature Park and Larch Sanctuary. Also close is where Whitemud Creek splits to create Blackmud Creek Ravine.
The Derrick Golf and Winter Club
The Derrick Golf and Winter Club is a private golf course that caters to both golf enthusiasts and the surrounding communities by offering several amenities. The 18-hole golf course offers challenges to players of all skill levels and fitness and golf professionals ready to help you better your game.
Other activities that can be enjoyed include virtual golf simulators, a future four-court indoor tennis centre, curling, childcare & playroom, tennis courts, badminton, basketball, curling, gymnastics, martial arts, parkour, pickleball and much more.
They also sell great food at their restaurant, where you can find dishes like Ahi Tuna Poke Power Bowl, Ginger Chicken Wok Bowl, lasagna and much more.
Best Restaurants in Blue Quill Estates
The Blue Quill area features many exceptional restaurants serving different cuisines. You can find them starting from the neighbouring Blue Quill neighbourhood to shopping centres like South Edmonton Common, Southgate and South Park.
Sicilian Pasta Kitchen South is a famous restaurant along 23 Avenue, serving authentic Italian cuisine. It features a slick setting and a beautiful patio where you can enjoy soups like Funghi Alla Crema (mushroom soup), Minestra Pomodoro (tomato, feta and basil soup) and a wide variety of pastas, appetizers, salads and main courses.
Good Buddy Chinese Restaurant has some of the best Chinese dishes along 23 Avenue. Their customers like their generous portions and ginger beef, wonton soup, lemon chicken and Chinese noodles and rice.
Bogani Cafe is a cozy cafe with an inviting atmosphere and great food and beverages. They sell tasty lattes, macarons, delicious sandwiches and much more. The cafe is situated along 23 Avenue.
Blue Anchor Taphouse & Kitchen is a great neighbourhood pub situated in the adjacent Blue Quill neighbourhood. You can enjoy a cold beer and delicious chicken wings while also enjoying karaoke. The hidden gem is liked for its great staff and affordable prices.
Blue Quill Estates House Prices
The average price for a house in Blue Quill Estates is around $482,000 while the lowest price is around $180,000. At the high-end, houses can go as high as $1.1 million.
Blue Quill Estates Schools
There are no schools within the neighbourhood, but children attend nearby schools including St. Teresa Catholic Elementary School, Sweet Grass Elementary school, Westbrook Elementary School, Vernon Barford Junior High School, Harry Ainlay High School, Mary Hanley Elementary School, Father Michael Troy Junior High School and Louis St. Laurent Junior/High School.