Malmo Plains Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Malmo Plains, AB.
Malmo Plains is a neighbourhood situated in southwest Edmonton. It is a mature community that offers proximity to shopping and recreational amenities, good schools, parks, access to major freeways, public transit and an active community league with several programs. The neighbourhood has also been chosen for a renewal beginning in spring 2021, with expected completion in 2022. This means residents will enjoy new road paving, sidewalk and curb replacement, and streetlight replacement. Homes for sale in Malmo Plains feature single-family homes, apartments, and row houses. Southgate Centre, situated just a stone's throw away, across 111 Street, is the main shopping centre for Malmo Plains residents. It features a Safeway, banking services, retail stores, restaurants and a whole lot more. Other nearby centres include South Park Shopping Centre and South Edmonton Common. Commuting while living in Malmo Plains is convenient, with Southgate LRT Station and Whitemud Drive situated within walking distance of most residences.
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Malmo Plains History
Part of Malmo Plains used to be part of the University of Alberta research farm situated to the northwest. The type of soil in the area was of a type known as Malmo, which later went on to inspire the name of the neighbourhood. About 70% of the residences were constructed during the 1960s. Single-family homes are the majority by about half, while the rest comprise apartments (26%) and row houses (23%). The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by 51 Avenue, south by Whitemud Drive, west by 122 Street and east by 111 Street.
Malmo Plains Recreational Activities
There are two parks in the neighbourhood: Malmo Park and Alice's Park. Malmo Park features a playground, hockey rink, volleyball courts, and soccer fields. The Malmo community league also has sports programs that take place in the park. Alice Park is a small family-friendly park with a playground. Also within the neighbourhood is the University of Alberta Outdoor Tennis Center, a great place to take tennis lessons or play with other players from the community.
Fitness and sports enthusiasts have access to more facilities situated nearby. A few blocks away to the north, Saville Community Sports Centre features a basketball court, tennis courts, volleyball, gymnastics and a whole lot more. Also nearby is Foote Field, which features an indoor soccer field (great during winter), track and field, rugby field and much more.
The nearby Whitemud Creek Ravine, situated to the west, just across the Lansdowne neighbourhood features more recreational amenities such as trails, campgrounds and a ski resort. Rainbow Valley Campground is a great place to camp while enjoying the trails and natural vistas in Rainbow Valley Park. Snow Valley Ski Club is a year-round ski resort that features an aerial park with beginner ski/snowboard slopes, an aerial adventure park and a restaurant.
The nearby Southgate centre features some of the best eateries in southwest Edmonton. Koryo Korean Barbeque is the go-to place for Korean delicacies like sandwiches, potatoes and side dishes. Edo Japan - Sushi and Grill serves delicious Japanese dishes like chicken curry, sushi and much more. OPA! of Greece serves delicious Calamari and other Greece dishes. State & Main Kitchen & Bar is a great place to have brunch or a cold beer on a large patio. There are lots of eateries in the centre and more in nearby centres such as South Park and South Edmonton Common.
Malmo Plains House Prices
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Grandview Heights is around $419,000, the lowest price is around $260,000, and the highest price is around $699,000.
Malmo Plains Schools
There is one school in the neighbourhood: Malmo Elementary School. Other nearby schools include Louis St. Laurent Junior / High School, St. Boniface Catholic Elementary School, Avalon Junior High School and L. Y. Cairns Elementary Junior/ High School.