Rutherford Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Rutherford, AB.
Rutherford is a newer neighbourhood located in far southwest Edmonton. The community offers a quiet environment and easy access to green spaces through a utility corridor connecting the neighbourhood's walkways to trails, ponds and park space. Homes for sale in Rutherford comprise single-family homes, condos, row houses and duplexes. Residents enjoy easy access to shopping. The northern portion of Rutherford features a denture clinic, RBC Royal Bank, a bakery, a food store and a few other services. More services are available in nearby Southbrook Centre, Ellerslie Corner and Heritage Valley Town Centre to the south. Commuters enjoy easy access to Heritage Valley - Park 'n Ride and major freeways including, Anthony Henday Drive, Calgary Trail and Queen Elizabeth Highway. This means key locations such as Century Park LRT, South Edmonton Common, Downtown Core and the International Airport are only a few minutes' drive away.
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Rutherford is named after Alexander Cameron Rutherford (1857–1941), the first premier of Alberta when a majority Liberal government was elected in 1905. He was a key figure in the construction of the University of Alberta and went on to serve in the University's senate and later became chancellor.
Rutherford was developed under Heritage Valley Servicing Concept Design Brief (SCDB). By 2006, the neighbourhood was under construction, and only a quarter of the planned homes had been built.
85% of Rutherford houses are single-family, while the remaining few are duplexes, condos and row houses.
Rutherford is bounded on the north by Ellerslie Road, west by 127 Street, east by James Mowatt Trail, and south by 22 Avenue.
Rutherford Recreational & Outdoor Activities
Rutherford features plenty of park space and green spaces to explore. Alexander Rutherford Park is the biggest and houses Johnny Bright School. It's a great place for a walk, bike ride or picnic.
Another green space is Virginia Park Woodland.
The most popular and most interesting is Otter Park. It features a modern playground with a rubber ground and a variety of equipment. Other features include shaded picnic tables and a basketball court. The park offers kids a chance to play a variety of games, and the shaded picnic tables make it a suitable place for birthdays.
The neighbourhood's utility corridor connects other areas within the community, allowing residents to explore the ponds, parks and green spaces.
More trails and green spaces are available in the nearby Blackmud Creek Ravine. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the ravine and check out interesting spots like Gateway Fitness Park and Tony Cashman Park.
West of Rutherford is Paisley Dog Park. A great place to exercise your dog as it features fenced areas for small dogs and big dogs and agility equipment.
Golfers are just a few blocks away from Jagare Ridge Golf Club. It features greens and fairways in great shape, a unique terrain with elevation changes, spectacular views, a great assortment of holes and much more.
Other nearby golf clubs include Canada Golf Card Driving Range and Mini Golf, River Ridge Golf & Country Club and Windermere Golf & Country Club.
Best Restaurants in Rutherford
Rutherford is located in a great location close to some of the best eateries in Heritage Valley. Some of them 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.
PrimeTime Donair & Poutine is a great restaurant just south of the neighbourhood. They sell the best donairs in Heritage Valley, and customers love their generous meat and veggie portions.
Rutherford House Prices
Rutherford homes feature anywhere from 500 sq. ft. to 3000 sq. ft. The average price for a house is around $298,000. The lowest is around $129,000, while the highest is $650,000.
Rutherford is home to two schools. They include Johnny Bright School (k-9) and Monsignor Fee Otterson Elementary/Junior High School. Other nearby schools include Roberta MacAdams School (k-6), 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).