Leger Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Leger, AB.
Leger is a newer neighbourhood located in the Terwillegar Heights area of southwest Edmonton. The neighbourhood features housing types in different budget ranges, shopping amenities in close proximity, good schools and plenty of recreational amenities nearby. Homes for sale in Leger are mostly single-detached homes, but there are a few modern duplexes and townhomes. Most homes in the community are situated along arterial and collector roads to ensure easy access to transit routes, shopping amenities, and recreational amenities. Residents are within walking distance of amenities located in the southeastern portion of the neighbourhood along 23 Avenue and Rabbit Hill Road. The amenities include Terwillegar Heights Shopping Centre and Magrath Business Centre, which feature bank services, Save-on-Foods, restaurants and fast-food chains and other professional services. Getting around Edmonton while living in Leger is easy with a transit centre providing convenient access to public transport. Those who drive have easy access to Terwillegar Drive, which connects to Whitemud Drive and Anthony Henday Drive, allowing quick commutes to the rest of the city.
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Leger is named after Edmund Hugh Leger, a politician who was elected to the city council in 1959 and served as an alderman for 25 years. Leger is located within the Terwillegar Heights Servicing Concept Design Brief (SCDB) plan. The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by Carter Crest neighbourhood, east by Rabbit Hill Road, south by 23 Avenue and west by Terwillegar Drive.
Leger Recreational Activities
Leger is located in a location where residents can easily access numerous recreational amenities without driving far. Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre is located within Leger and is one of the biggest recreational centres in Edmonton and great pride for the Leger community. The centre features fitness programs for people of all ages and facilities such as an aquatic centre with a salt-water pool, 1 and 3-metre diving boards, diving platform, saltwater leisure and wave pool, lazy river and waterslide, and a whirlpool; indoor walking/jogging track, 3 well-equipped gymnasiums, 4NHL-sized ice sheets, indoor playground and a whole lot more.
Leger is sandwiched between the North Saskatchewan River Valley to the west and Whitemud Creek Ravine to the east. This means residents have access to lots of nature trails. In Whitemud Creek, 23 Avenue leads to Mactaggart Sanctuary Trail Parking Lot where you can park and start your adventure. The trails offer lots of wildlife and nature to explore and they lead to hiking areas such as MacTaggart Sanctuary, and Larch Sanctuary. To the west, Heath Road Park offers biking and hiking trails by the water that offer amazing views of the river valley and more nature to explore.
Golfers in Leger are close to The Derrick Golf and Winter Club. A great place to meet other golfers and enjoy the well-maintained and challenging golf course. Their clubhouse also serves delicious food and fresh drinks.
Leger's proximity to a commercial centre means residents are within walking distance of some of the best eateries in southwest Edmonton. Original Joe's Restaurant & Bar is a great place to enjoy a cold beer or sample their delicious brunch menu. Also, their service is top-notch. Also nearby is Tim Hortons, a Canadian chain selling premium-blend coffee accompanied with tasty pastries and paninis. Mary Brown's Chicken & Taters is another place serving freshly made and tasty chicken. There are several fast-food chains like Subway, KFC and other eateries serving sushi, Asian noodles and much more. So try to explore the area to find the best. Those who prefer to prepare their own dishes are lucky to have Southwest Edmonton Farmers' Market in the western corner of the neighbourhood. The market is a great place to hang out with family as it features fun activities, picnic tables, music performances from local musicians, food trucks and fresh local produce. Check their website to see their dates and programs.
Leger House Prices
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Leger is around $490,000, the lowest price is around $383,000, and the highest price is around $710,000.
Leger hosts some of the best schools in Edmonton. These include Lillian Osborne High School, Mother Margaret Mary Catholic High School, and Archbishop Joseph Macneil Elementary School. Other nearby schools include George H. Luck Elementary School and Riverbend Junior High School.