Richford Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Richford, AB.
Richford is a newer neighbourhood in southwest Edmonton, situated just north of Ellerslie Road. The small community overlooks the scenic Blackmud Creek Ravine, offering residents access to plenty of green space and nature trails. Homes for sale in Richford include country homes on large lots backing onto the ravine, single-family homes, duplexes, row houses and apartment-style condos. The community enjoys easy access to shopping, with nearby Southbrook Centre and Ellerslie Corner featuring banking services, pharmacies, grocery stores, restaurants and much more. Commuters have immediate access to major freeways including Anthony Henday Drive, Calgary Trail and Ellerslie Road, which allow quick commutes to Downtown Core, the International Airport, and other parts of Edmonton. Public transit is readily available, with Heritage Valley - Park 'n Ride located west of MacEwan offering bus routes to Century Park LRT.
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Richford is named after Richford Road, now known as 5th Avenue SW as it was given an official street number in 1982. The name was intended to advertise the area's rich and fertile land. By 2006, Richford was still under construction and contained about 170 units.
The neighbourhood was developed under the Heritage Valley Servicing Concept Design Brief (SCDB).
It is bounded on the north and east by Blackmud Ravine, south by Ellerslie Road and west by 111 Street.
Richford Recreational & Outdoor Activities
Richford has one park, Blackburn Creek Park. The park is a gateway to the ravine, offering opportunities for a picnic, walk, hike or bike ride while enjoying nature. You can also spot some wildlife including, deers, owls, beavers, etc.
Those interested in a hiking challenge can explore the ravine, north towards Big Bear Park or south towards Gateway Fitness Park and Tony Cashman Park.
Ellerslie Rugby Park is a great place worth checking out in the southwestern portion of Richford. It features a banquet hall for events such as weddings, fields for rugby, great parking and an onsite bar.
Golf enthusiasts are only a few minutes away from Jagare Ridge golf club. It features a nice pro shop, greens and fairways in great shape, a great assortment of holes, elevation changes in the terrain, a great clubhouse and beautiful scenery.
For more fun, the nearby Canada Golf Card Driving Range and Mini Golf is worth checking out with family and friends. Other places to explore outside the neighbourhood include Currents of Windermere and South Edmonton Common.
Best Restaurants in Richford
Some of the best restaurants in the area are situated to the west, just off Ellerslie Road. They include:
Chop Steakhouse & Bar is a popular steakhouse with a nice patio and vibrant atmosphere. Diners love the smoked rib eye, and their menu features a wide variety of dishes, from plant-based meals, signature steaks, appetizers, dessert and much more.
White Spot South Edmonton is a family restaurant serving tasty dishes. Favourites on the menu include eggs benedict, weekend brunch, and gluten-free dishes.
Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse Ellerslie is a great restaurant for those who want to experience Brazilian Cuisine. Popular items include the salad bar, meat skewers, bacon-wrapped mignon, bacon-wrapped chicken, and much more.
Popeyes Louisiana Chicken is a nearby fast-food chain worth checking out. Customers love their crispy and spicy chicken, chicken sandwich and baked biscuits.
Richford House Prices
Homes in Richford feature anywhere from 8000 sq. ft. to 6000 sq. ft. The average price is around $690,000. The lowest is around $275,000, while the highest is around $2.5M.
There are no schools in Richford, but parents can choose from several nearby schools. They include Roberta MacAdams School (k-6), Monsignor Fee Otterson Elementary/Junior High School, Johnny Bright School (k-9), Magic Space Indoor Playground/Preschool, Father Michael Mireau Elementary/Junior High School, Michael Strembitsky School (Grade 2-9), Dr. Anne Anderson High School and Jan Reimer School (k-9).