Ogilvie Ridge Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Ogilvie Ridge, AB.
Ogilvie Ridge is a southwest Edmonton neighbourhood situated in the Riverbend area. The neighbourhood overlooks the Whitemud Creek Ravine providing residents with breathtaking views of the ravine and plenty of green space. Ogilvie Ridge also features more recreational amenities, with the neighbourhood's park featuring a playing field, a naturalized park, a water feature, and tennis courts. Several homes in the area back onto the green space providing homeowners immediate access to nature. Homes for sale feature single-family homes, which are the majority and a few duplexes and condos. Amenities are easily accessible for Ogilvie residents, with the closest being Riverbend Square Shopping centre, situated a few blocks away along Rabbit Hill Road. The centre features a shopping mall, a Safeway, banks, Shoppers Drug Mart, a shell, restaurants and other services. More amenities are available at Magrath Business Centre and Currents of Windermere, situated only a few minutes away. Residents have access to Terwillegar Drive and Whitemud Drive, which provide quick commutes to the rest of the city. Also, the community's 12 bus stops allow convenient access to public transit.
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Ogilvie Ridge History
The neighbourhood takes its name from James H. Ogilvie (1893–1977), a world war I veteran, a lawyer and long-time politician. Ogilvie Ridge served as farmland prior to urban development. Single-family homes in the neighbourhood were developed during the early 1980s and a few multi-housing options were constructed during the late 1980s. The neighbourhood covers 58.4 hectares and is represented by the Ogilvie Ridge community league. Ogilvie is bounded on the north and east by Whitemud Creek Ravine, west by Rabbit Hill Road and south by Hodgson neighbourhood.
Ogilvie Ridge Recreational Activities
Ogilvie Ridge Park caters to the community's recreational needs. Kids can have fun at the playground or play soccer on the field. There's also a tennis court which is great for catching a game with friends or other community members. The adjacent ravine provides more recreational opportunities. It features amazing nature trails that are great for hiking and enjoying the natural vistas. Hikers can start their hike from the neighbourhood and head south to MacTaggart Sanctuary, a nature preserve that features the junction where Whitemud Creek splits into Blackmud Creek. The trails in the area are also great for dog walking and they offer a chance to observe a variety of wildlife and trees. Also nearby is another natural reserve, Larch Sanctuary, which offers more trails, wildlife and beautiful views.
Just outside the neighbourhood to the southwest, the Leger community features Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre, one of the best fitness centres in Edmonton. The facility features an aquatic centre with a salt-water pool, diving boards, diving platform, leisure wave pool, whirlpool, lazy river waterslide, steam room; a fitness centre with state-of-the-art equipment; 3 full-sized gymnasiums; 4 NHL-sized ice sheets, indoor playground, tracks and much more. The centre is a great place for people to interact, exercise, have fun and participate in the programs tailored to cater to people of all ages.
Ogilvie Ridge is situated close to some of the best eateries in the Riverbend area. The Riverbend Shopping Centre features several restaurants and fast-food chains. Oliveto Trattoria is the go-to place for Italian dishes such as pasta served in an inviting atmosphere. Curry Corner serves Indian dishes and is famous for their butter chicken, rice and vegetarian options. COBS Bread Bakery offers an assortment of baked goods such as buns and bread. Fast-food chains in the centre include A&W Canada, McDonald's and Subway. There are more eateries in nearby Magrath and Windermere, so explore the area to find more exceptional dishes. Those who prefer to cook from the comfort of their homes are only a few minutes away from Southwest Edmonton Famer's Market. It features fresh ingredients from local farmers, food trucks, a variety of vendors and programs for children. Check their website to learn about their schedules and programs.
Ogilvie Ridge House Prices
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Ogilvie Ridge is around $538,000, the lowest price is around $275,000, and the highest price is around $799,000.
Ogilvie Ridge Schools
There are no schools in Ogilvie Ridge but children can attend nearby schools such as Lillian Osborne High School, Archbishop Joseph Macneil Elementary/Junior High School, Mother Margaret Mary High School, George H. Luck Elementary School, Riverbend Junior High School and Strathcona High School.