Royal Gardens Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Royal Gardens, AB.
Royal Gardens is a neighbourhood situated in southwest Edmonton. Home to over 3000 residents, Royal Gardens features an established community living close to essential amenities such as shopping centres, good schools, parks and transport infrastructure. Royal Gardens also offers the best of both worlds when it comes to affordable homes and convenient locations. Homes for sale in the neighbourhood feature single-family homes, apartments, condominiums and duplexes. Amenities are situated only a few blocks away in South Park Centre, Southgate Centre and South Edmonton Common. These centres feature banking services, pharmacies, medical centres, Walmarts, Safeways, restaurants and a variety of retail shops and services. Commuters in Royal Gardens are within walking distance of Southgate LRT Station, which provides quick access to Downtown Core, Whyte Avenue, the University of Alberta and the rest of the city. Also nearby are major freeways like Whitemud Drive, Calgary Trail and Gateway Blvd.
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Royal Gardens History
The neighbourhood has been known as Royal Gardens since 1912, but the name became official in 1962. It is suspected the community was named for Joseph Royal (1837-1902), lieutenant governor of the Northwest Territories between 1888 and 1893. Royal Gardens is situated within the Petrolia subdivision.
About 66.2% of the neighbourhood's residences were built during the 1960s, while another 23.3% were built during the 1970s. Single-family homes account for 43% of the residences, apartments and condominiums account for 34%, 19% are row houses and the remaining 4% consist of duplexes.
Royal Gardens is bounded on the north by Whitemud Drive, east by 111 Street, west by 119 Street and south by 40 Avenue.
Royal Gardens Recreational & Outdoor Activities
The neighbourhood has two parks, Confederation Park and Royal Gardens Park. Confederation Park features a baseball diamond, soccer fields, 2 playgrounds, a spray park, tennis courts, basketball hoops, sandpits for jumps and a running track.
Royal Gardens Park features plenty of green space suitable for taking walks and picnics.
Confederation Leisure Centre
Confederation Leisure centre is the neighbourhood's recreational facility which features an aquatic centre and fitness centre, allowing residents to stay active. The aquatic portion features a saltwater pool, large whirlpool, steam room, while the fitness centre features an indoor ice arena, outdoor tennis courts, sports fields, and a running track.
The Derrick Golf and Winter Club
The Derrick Golf and Winter Club is situated a few blocks away down 119 Street. It caters to both golf enthusiasts and surrounding communities by offering numerous amenities. It features an 18-hole golf course with greens and fairways in great shape, and also golf professionals offering training.
Other amenities offered include childcare & playroom, tennis courts, badminton, basketball, gymnastics, martial arts, indoor tennis, virtual golf, curling, parkour, pickleball, an aquatic centre and much more. These amenities are accompanied by programs and professionals who offer lessons for those who want to learn new skills.
They also hold events for members and guests, including junior golf, Ladies Member/Guest golf events and Men's Member/Guest events.
Their venue is also perfect for events such as weddings, conferences, engagement parties, etc. They have a restaurant that provides exceptional catering services and an environment with plenty of green space and lots to explore.
Snow Valley Ski Club
Snow Valley Ski Club is a few minutes away, just off Whitemud Drive. It features an aerial park with beginner ski/snowboard slopes, an aerial adventure park and skiing lessons. Snowboarders and skiers love their hill and the variety of equipment available for rent at affordable prices.
Also nearby is Rainbow Valley Campground, open from May to mid-October. It features 39 power sites, 29 natural sites, a convenience store, free showers, laundry facilities, wood-burning stoves, a park and playground area and beautiful nature trails.
Best Restaurants in Royal Gardens
Earls Kitchen + Bar is a restaurant situated in neighbouring Rideau Park. They serve classic and comfort foods in a sleek setting together with a nice selection of wine and cocktails. Their brunch menu is one of the best and the caesar salad and happy hour menu are also some of the reasons why diners keep coming back.
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant is a restaurant situated in South Park Shopping Centre. They serve authentic Italian cuisine in a lively atmosphere. You can find Italian soups, pastas, and a lot more. Diners love their breadsticks, alfredo, shrimp scampi and minestrone soup.
The Three Amigos is a Mexican restaurant situated in nearby Rideau Park. It features colourful decor and a Mariachi band that plays on Fridays and Saturdays. Their food consists of authentic Mexican cuisine, which includes tortas, tacos and other delicious Mexican platters.
Roma Pizza & Donair is just outside the neighbourhood's southwestern corner. They sell delicious pizzas like margarita, pepperoni, Hawaiian, etc.; and donairs, subs, beverages, platters and much more. Customers love their poutine, beef donair platter and onion rings.
Royal Gardens House Prices
The average price for a house in Royal Gardens is $264,000, while the lowest price is around $99,000. At the high end, house prices are around $479,000.
Royal Gardens Schools
There are 5 schools in Royal Gardens. They include Louis St. Laurent Junior/High School, Harry Ainlay High School, Montessori Preschool, Richard Secord Elementary School and St. Boniface Catholic Elementary School.