Rhatigan Ridge Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Rhatigan Ridge, AB.
Rhatigan Ridge is a southwest Edmonton neighbourhood situated in the Riverbend area. The community overlooks the scenic North Saskatchewan River Valley and features a series of cul-de-sacs, homes with beautiful landscaping, and pathways for pedestrians and cyclists to enable efficient movement within the community. Homes for sale in Rhatigan feature single-family homes (majority by 89 percent), duplexes, townhouses and luxury homes built on large lots close to the river valley. The neighbourhood borders Riverbend Square Shopping Centre to the south, so residents have convenient access to essential amenities. The centre features a Safeway, banking services, a shell, a pet store, restaurants, retail stores and other services. More amenities are available a few minutes away in Currents of Windermere. Residents have immediate access to Whitemud Drive and Terwillegar Drive, which provide access to the rest of the city. Also, 19 bus stops within the community provide convenient access to public transit.
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Rhatigan Ridge History
Rhatigan Ridge is named after Thomas Rhatigan, a local farmer who was known for his high-quality wheat and oats. He won the World Oat King award at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto in 1953, 1966, and 1970. The land that is now Rhatigan Ridge was annexed to the city of Edmonton in 1960. The Riverbend-Terwillegar Heights Outline Plan of 1961 included the development plan of Rhatigan Ridge neighbourhood. About 66% of the residences in the area were built during the 1980s and another 29% were built during the 1990s. A few residences (about 4%) were constructed in 1980 or earlier. Rhatigan Ridge is bounded on the north by 40 Avenue, east by Terwillegar Drive, south by Rabbit Hill Road, and west by the North Saskatchewan River Valley.
Rhatigan Ridge Recreational Activities
Rhatigan Ridge features lots of recreational amenities. There are three parks in the neighbourhood: Mary Lobay Park, Thomas Rhatigan Park and Ronning Street Neighbourhood Park. They offer plenty of green spaces for relaxation, playing and picnics. Just outside the neighbourhood to the west, residents have access to the river valley trails systems, green spaces and hiking spots. The trails lead to Terwillegar Park, which features a canoe launch, hiking and cycling trails, green spaces by the river and trails for dog walking. Also nearby is Promontory Point, a great hiking spot. Terwillegar Park Footbridge is also close and features great views of the river valley. It's also a gateway that leads to more trails across the river where you can explore places like Wolf Willow Ravine.
Golf lovers are only a few minutes away from Edmonton Country Club, a private golf course with a well-maintained and challenging course. Their clubhouse also serves great food. Fitness enthusiasts are a few blocks away from the Leger neighbourhood, home to Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre (one of the largest in Edmonton). The centre features an aquatic centre with a salt-water pool, diving boards, whirlpool, lazy river and waterslide, steam room; a fitness centre with state-of-the-art equipment and indoor jogging/running tracks; 3-full size gyms; 4 NHL-sized ice sheets and much more.
Proximity to Riverbend Square Shopping Centre means Rhatigan residents have access to some of the best food in southwest Edmonton. Oliveto Trattoria serves Italian delicacies like pasta in a cozy atmosphere, while Curry Corner is an Indian restaurant serving a variety of Indian dishes and vegetarian options. They are famous for their butter chicken, samosas, rice, pakoras and a whole lot more. Also nearby is COBS Bread Bakery, a shop selling an assortment of baked goods like bins, bread and croissants. Other eateries in the area include Subway, McDonald's, Domino's Pizza and A&W Canada.
Rhatigan Ridge House Prices
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Rhatigan Ridge is around $513,000, the lowest price is around $335,000, and the highest price is around $850,000.
Rhatigan Ridge Schools
There are two schools in Rhatigan Ridge: Earl Buxton School (k-6) and St. Mary Catholic Elementary School. Other nearby schools include Riverbend Junior High School, Strathcona High School, Lillian Osborne High School, St. Mary Elementary School, Archbishop Joseph Macneil Junior High School, and Mother Margaret Mary High School.