Sweet Grass Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Sweet Grass, AB.
Sweet Grass is a neighbourhood located in southwest Edmonton. It's one of the few communities that feature a variety of affordable houses in a great location close to essential amenities such as schools, shopping, transit and recreational facilities. Sweet Grass is characterized by homes with spacious lots, tree-lined streets and an expansive community park. Homes for sale in Sweet Grass include single-family homes, row houses and apartments. The nearest amenities in the area are situated just off 111 Street in Century Park Mall. These include banking services, a Safeway, dental clinic, dermatology clinic, pharmacy, restaurants and a few other services. More amenities are just a few blocks away in Southgate Shopping Centre, South Park Centre and South Edmonton Common. Also, a few blocks away is Century Park LRT Station which allows commuters to access key locations such as The University of Alberta and Downtown Core in less than 15 minutes. Residents enjoy easy access to major road arteries including, Whitemud Drive, Calgary Trail, Gateway Blvd and Anthony Henday.
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Sweet Grass History
Sweet Grass is named for Cree Indian Chief Sweet Grass, who was among the first conservationists to fight for the protection of the endangered plain bison. Sweet Grass sits on land annexed to the city of Edmonton in 1964.
Development of the neighbourhood occurred during the 1970s and early 1980s. Single-family homes are the most common type of residence by 44%, while row houses take up 36% and apartments take up 19%.
Sweet Grass is bounded on the north by 34 Avenue, east by 111 Street, west by 119 Street and south by Saddleback Road and a utility corridor north of 29 Avenue.
Sweet Grass Recreational & Outdoor Activities
Sweet Grass features a large park, Sweet Grass Park, which features a well-equipped playground and a soccer field. It is a popular spot in the community for kids to play and family hangouts. During winter, it also features a tobogganing hill.
Residents can cross over to neighbouring Blue Quill, which borders Sweet Grass to the south. The neighbourhood's park features plenty of green space and the community league maintains several recreational facilities including, a tobogganing hill, a playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, a handball court, a soccer field and baseball diamonds.
The community league also runs programs for soccer and basketball, bridge club, dance, karate and yoga.
A few minutes to the south, Whitemud Creek Ravine features lots to explore. Features include picturesque views of the ravine, nature trails, wildlife and plant life. It's a great place to escape from the bustle of the streets and enjoy fresh air in a pleasant environment. Spots worth exploring in the ravine include MacTaggart Sanctuary, Larch Sanctuary, Twin Brooks District & Nature Park and Big Bear Park.
Derrick Winter and Golf Club
To the west, just across 119 Street, The Derrick Winter & Golf Club features well-maintained greens and fairways for golf enthusiasts and golf lessons by professional trainers. The 18-hole golf course features a vintage layout from the 1930s and offers a fun experience for both recreational and low-handicap golfers.
Other amenities offered include indoor tennis, virtual golf, curling, childcare & playroom, tennis courts, badminton, basketball, gymnastics, martial arts, parkour, pickleball, aquatics, swimming and much more.
There’s also a restaurant on site that serves delicious snacks and meals. The Derrick Winter and Golf Club is also a popular spot for events such as weddings, conferences, etc., as they have a beautiful environment and great catering services from their restaurant.
Best Restaurants Around Sweet Grass
Sicilian Pasta Kitchen South is an upscale Italian restaurant serving authentic Italian dishes. They have an extensive menu of salads, pasta, pasta combinations, desserts, Panino sandwiches, vegetarian options and much more. Popular dishes include mushroom soup and beef cannelloni.
Basha Donair & Shawarma is a middle eastern restaurant situated a stone's throw away from Sweet Grass's southern border. They sell delicious burgers, donairs, platters and salads. Favourites among their customers include falafel wraps, donair poutine, sasquatch donair and shawarma platter.
Good Taste Chinese Szechuan Cuisine is a nice Chinese restaurant serving tasty Chinese cuisine and decorated with a beautiful Great Wall mural. Their menu consists of appetizers, seafood and Chef's Special. Popular dishes include soups such as lamb soup and noodle soup, ginger beef, Liang pi, chow mein and pulled pork burger.
The Melting Pot Edmonton is a fondue restaurant chain perfect for romantic date nights or celebration dinners. They are known for their chocolate fondues, cheese fondues and salads.
Sweet Grass Real Estate Prices
The average price for a house in Sweet Grass is around $200,000. The lowest price is around $75,000, while the highest price is around $515,000.
Sweet Grass Schools
Sweet Grass Elementary School is the only school within the neighbourhood. Other nearby schools include St. Teresa Catholic Elementary School, Vernon Barford Junior High School, Harry Ainlay High School and Louis St. Laurent Junior/High School.