The Uplands Homes for Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in The Uplands, AB.
The Uplands is a new neighborhood in southwest Edmonton. Uplands is experiencing ongoing development, however, the area is growing at a fast pace, and some residents have already moved in. The neighborhood is characterized by modern-style homes, streets lined with mature trees, green spaces, and trails. Homes for sale are mainly single-family homes and row-houses, which feature front-yards and large back-yards. The community was designed with the preservation of the environment in mind, with the area featuring the first-ever amphibian fence in Edmonton, which keeps species safely off the road and a wildlife crossing underneath 199th Street. Uplands is also one of the most suitable places for outdoor lovers, with over 6 kilometers of walking trails and expansive wetland terrain to explore.
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Also, the nearby Wedgewood Creek Ravine has a lot to offer in terms of nature and is easily accessible. Nearby amenities include the Currents at Windermere shopping centre, West Edmonton Mall, and River Cree Resort and Casino, where you can find services such as dining, shopping, medical services, and entertainment. The community is strategically located in terms of commuting. The nearby Anthony Henday Drive (5 minutes away) provides easy access to Whitemud Drive, Highway 2, and other areas around the city.
History of Uplands
Formerly known as Balsam Woods, the Uplands residential area was established after the Edmonton City Council adopted The Uplands Neighborhood Structure Plan (NSP) on September 22, 2015, which was later amended in 2019. The neighborhood is experiencing ongoing construction, but buyers can still find several houses to choose from or buy a lot and build from the ground up. Builders developing real estate in the area include Coventry, Daytona, Jayman, Kimberley, Pacesetter, etc. The Uplands is bounded on the north by Edgemont neighborhood, northeast by Anthony Henday Drive, east by the North Saskatchewan River valley, southeast by River's Edge, southwest by Stillwater, and west by the Enoch Cree Nation's reserve.
Uplands Recreational Activities
The Uplands neighborhood was designed to encourage residents to interact with nature. The wetland terrain totals 44 acres, and numerous walking trails are all over the neighborhood. Also, the nearby Wedgewood Creek Ravine is explorable by bike trails and footpaths. Within the neighborhood, children have access to an inclusive playground that offers equitable play experiences that address the needs of people and children of all ages and abilities.
Just a few minutes away, the Terwillegar community recreation centre offers exceptional health, wellness, and sports amenities. This includes gymnasiums, aquatic centre, ice hockey rinks, and much more. Golf enthusiasts can visit the nearby Lewis Estates Golf Course.
Currently, school-going children attend nearby schools which include Centennial School (k-6), Bessie Nichols School (k-9), Bruce Smith Junior High School, and Lillian Osborne High School.