Homes for Sale in Edmonton near Century Park LRT
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Century Park, AB.
The Century Park Station is a light rail transit station in Edmonton, situated on 111 Street, just off 23 Avenue. After officially opening on April 24, 2010, the LRT station has made the surrounding communities attractive for those looking to move into southwest Edmonton. Via the LRT, Downtown is only 14 minutes away, and the University of Alberta is only a 9-minute commute. In addition to convenient public transport, the Century Park area offers plenty of amenities. South Edmonton Common, Southpark Centre and Southgate Centre are only a few minutes away. Also, most neighbourhoods in the area have access to small strip malls which feature banking services, restaurants, grocery stores and a whole lot more. Homes for sale in the Century Park area feature condos, single-family homes, duplexes, row houses and apartments. Century Park communities have access to major freeways like Gateway Blvd, Anthony Henday Drive and Whitemud Drive, which provide quick commutes to the rest of the city.
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Century Park Station History & Communities
Century Park LRT station officially opened on April 24, 2010, and began normal operation on April 25, that year. It serves as the current southern terminus of both the Capital and Metro LRT line. The Century Park Transit Centre adjacent to the LRT features climate-controlled waiting rooms, washrooms, a passenger drop-off area, public payphones, park & ride, a convenience store, ATM and much more.
The LRT station was named after Century Park, a transit-oriented real estate development situated next to the station on the former site of Heritage Mall. The development consists of luxury condos and is connected to the LRT station via a grade-separated pedway.
Century Park Communities include Blue Quill, Century Park, Ermineskin, Keheewin, Skyrattler, Steinhauer, Sweet Grass and Blue Quill Estates.
Century Park Recreational & Outdoor Activities
The Century Park communities feature lots of recreational amenities to keep you refreshed and active. To the west of the LRT station, Blue Quill Park in Blue Quill features basketball courts, a handball court, a soccer field, a tobogganing hill, a playground, tennis courts, baseball diamonds and green spaces.
A short walk from the LRT is Ermineskin Park, a great place to have family fun or take a walk. It features a playground and plenty of green space. A few minutes to the west via 23 Avenue, Blackmud Creek and Whitemud Creek offer lots to explore. The ravine features natural vistas, nature trails by the water, diverse plant species, wildlife and access to beautiful nature and fresh air, away from the busy city streets. Spots you can explore include MacTaggart Sanctuary, Larch Sanctuary, Smith Crossing, Twin Brooks District & Nature Park and Twin Brooks Community Garden.
A few blocks away to the south, hockey enthusiasts will love Kinsmen Twin Arenas. It features two big hockey rinks, benches, dressing rooms and concession food.
South Edmonton Common is one of the best entertainment spots in the city. It features restaurants and entertainment venues perfect for family outings. Cineplex Odeon is the best place to catch the latest movies; the Rec Room is a restaurant that features games like virtual reality, bowling, arcade, axe throwing, etc.; and Chuck E. Cheese features games like coin games, basketball, fruit ninja, spin wheels and much more.
The Derrick Golf and Winter Club
The Derrick Golf and Winter Club is a nice golf course situated only a few minutes away. It features well-maintained fairways and greens, and lots of amenities for fitness, sports and even families. Those who want to improve their game can make use of the golf course's professionals who offer training programs. They also offer junior golf programs, Ladies Member/Guest golf events, Men's Member/Guest events and numerous golf tournaments.
Other amenities include badminton, basketball, gymnastics, martial arts, parkour, pickleball, indoor tennis, virtual golf, curling, childcare & playroom, tennis courts, aquatics & swimming and much more.
Best Restaurants in Century Park area
Sicilian Pasta Kitchen South is an Italian restaurant situated a few blocks away along 23 Avenue. They serve authentic Italian cuisine in a trendy setting and inviting atmosphere. Their best dishes include soups like Funghi Alla Crema (mushroom soup), Minestra Pomodoro (tomato, feta and basil soup), pastas, appetizers, salads and main courses.
Good Buddy Chinese Restaurant is a Chinese restaurant located just south of the LRT station. Their potions are big and customers love the lemon chicken, wonton soup and ginger beef.
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar is a South Edmonton Common classic restaurant known for their classic steak and seafood dishes. Theor best dishes include Escargot (stuffed mushroom caps, garlic, herbs), a variety of Steak and primer rib, steak and seafood and a whole lot more.
JOEY is another South Common restaurant with some of the best dishes on their menu. They have the best lettuce wraps, tuna salads, lava cake and a whole lot more delicacies. Their patio is also great.
Century Park Schools
There are plenty of schools in the Century Park area. These include St. Teresa Catholic Elementary School, Sweet Grass Elementary School, Vernon Barford Junior High School, Harry Ainlay High School, Louis St. Laurent Junior/High School, Keheewin School (k-6), George P. Nicholson School (k-6), St. Clement Elementary/Junior High School, D.S. Mackenzie Junior High School and Duggan Elementary School.