Whyte Avenue Homes for Sale
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Whyte Avenue, AB.
Whyte(82) Avenue is a historic shopping strip located in south-central Edmonton. Whyte Avenue is now the main street of Old Strathcona, and it features many historical buildings, an active cultural and arts community and exceptional dining. Residents living around Whyte Avenue are within walking distance of all the major amenities. The strip features unique boutiques, art galleries, live theatres, retail establishments and trendy eateries and bars. For more shopping options, Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre is just off Whyte Avenue. Homes for sale around Whyte Ave comprise new modern infills, townhouses, condos, apartments and character homes. Whyte Ave is situated only minutes away from Downtown and the University of Alberta and is served by the Edmonton Public Transit system.
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Whyte Avenue History
Strathcona was the main street of Strathcona when it became a town in 1899. Strathcona later became a city in 1907. However, after the completion of the High Level Bridge built over the North Saskatchewan River to connect Strathcona with Edmonton, the city of Strathcona amalgamated in Edmonton. As of today, Strathcona still maintains its historic roots and some of the historical buildings are along Whyte Avenue. Whyte Avenue links to 109 Street, providing transit to north and south Edmonton.
Whyte Avenue Recreational Activities
Whyte Avenue offers visitors and residents alike lots of amazing experiences. The strip features hundreds of restaurants with exceptional cuisine, unique bars and several entertainment establishments. O'Byrne's is the oldest pub in the area, so it's worth checking out, while The Nest Act is a popular bar serving authentic local beers and award-winning burgers. There are lots of fine dining options along Whyte Avenue. For authentic BBQ meats and other delicious dishes, MEAT restaurant is nearby, while vegans can find numerous healthy options at Cafe Mosaics.
For the best shopping experience, many residents usually visit Whyte Ave on Saturdays. The indoor Old Strathcona Farmers' Market takes place weekly and provides residents with some of the freshest local produce and unique handmade crafts. Other attractions include the Princess Theatre, built in the early 1900s and Strathcona Hotel, a historic wooden building situated at 103 street & Whyte Ave.
Whyte Avenue homes are just minutes away from the river valley. This means residents can access several parks and green spaces situated along the river valley. These include Kinsmen Park, Nellie McClung Park and the Royal Mayfair Golf Club. Other great places to visit with family include the Milk Creek Outdoor Pool and Hawrelak Trail Off Leash Site. Whyte Ave is also home to some of Edmonton’s festivals such as Ice on Whyte, Western Canada Fashion Week, and Whyte Avenue Art Walk.
Whyte Avenue House Prices
The average house price in 2021 for a house in Whyte Avenue is around $435,000, the lowest price is around $98,000, and the highest price is around $1,700,000.
Whyte Avenue Schools
Whyte Avenue is a high-density school area and features some of the best schools in Edmonton. These include McKernan School (k-9), Garneau School (k-6), Academy at King Edward High School, Mill Creek Elementary School, Old Scona Academic High School and Strathcona High School.