About Aspen Gardens Homes For Sale
Aspen Gardens is a highly sought-after community centrally located in Southwest Edmonton, AB. The community borders Whitemud Creek to the North and West, 119 Street to the East and 39 Avenue to the South. The community predominantly single family dwellings including some very large homes on affluent streets. The community is close to amazing schools, and is just a short commute to all amenities including Southgate Centre. Commuting is simple with major roadways close by and established transit.
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About This Community
Overlooking the Whitemud Creek Ravine is the beautiful neighbourhood of Aspen Gardens, known for its larger homes nestled along tree-lined streets, as well as walking and biking pathways leading down into Edmonton’s River Valley. Many of the homes in this southwest Edmonton community were built in the 1960’s, while the remaining were built in the 1970’s, which can be seen in the almost-retro style that some of Aspen Garden’s homes are built in.
Westbrook School (Elementary, K-6)
Vernon Barford School (Junior High, 7-9)
Harry Ainlay School (High School, 10-12)
St. Augustine (Pre-K, Elementary)St. Boniface (Elementary, K-6)
Louis St. Laurent (Junior High, High School, 7-12)
While there are no commercial hubs within the actual community of Aspen Gardens, residents need only head east along 40th Avenue for a moment before they reach the Petrolia Shopping Centre, with a large No Frills, the Petrolia Liquor Store, Mini Mart, and the Petrolia Mall, which houses the ABC Child Development Centre Day Care & After School Care, and a Good Stock- one of the city’s most affordable and delicious vegan restaurants!
Just a few minutes drive down 40th Avenue and then south along 111 St NW from Aspen Gardens is Century Park. Not only is this the location of the Century Park LRT and Transit Station and the Park and Ride, but also a commercial area with restaurants like Brewsters, Starbucks, Spring Roll Kitchen, and Bistecca Italian Steakhouse & Winebar. There is also a Liquor Depot, TD Canada Trust, Rexall, Century Park Dental, Safeway, Spa Lady, and a medical imaging clinic.
Across from Century Park, Heritage Village is the first among a row of commercial hubs along 23rd Ave NW that includes Heritage Square, Heritage Links and Heritage Lane. Within these complexes of convenience are a huge variety of restaurants including Boston Pizza, Bogani Café, Good Buddy Chinese, and MacDonald’s, Pipers Pub & Pizza, Good Taste Chinese Szechuan Cuisine, Panago Pizza, Tutti Fruiti Breakfast & Lunch, Dream Tea House, Subway, Little Caesars Pizza, Seasons Hot, Subway, Taiwan Bubble Tea, Panda Hut Express, Tokyo Express, and Pizza 73. With so many options, residents of Aspen Gardens don’t have to look far to find something suitable for either on-the-go or eat-in dining experiences. There is also a selection of shopping and services including a Liquor Barn, Sobeys, H&R Block, Heritage Vision Care, The UPS Store, Vo’s Nails, Shoppers Drug Mart, Kicks Sports, Dollar N Plus, Heritage Animal Clinic, Fountain Tire, M&M Food Market, Money Mart, DynaLIFEDX Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Art Nails & Spa, Supercuts, Pet Planet, Cheap Smokes & Cigars, Page The Cleaner, Volume Salons, Sweet Momma Spa, Northern Lung Function, 3J Filipino Variety Store and Services, Sonia’s Runway, Shoppers Simply Pharmacy, Kick Hair & Body, and BMO Bank of Montreal.
A five-minute drive east along Whitemud Drive from Aspen Gardens is Southgate Centre, one of the largest and most recently renovated malls on Edmonton’s south side.
For a comprehensive list of stores and restaurants please visit: https://www.southgatecentre.com
Following Whitemud drive for a few minutes past Southgate Centre, Aspen Gardens residents will find Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard, a huge corridor of shopping and restaurants that stretches through the heart of South Edmonton from South Edmonton Common, all the way to Whyte Avenue (82nd Ave NW).
Aspen Gardens overlooks Whitemud Creek Ravine, and gives residents walkable access to several serene nature trails for hiking, biking, or just walking the dog. MacTaggart Sanctuary Trail Loop is a large and unspoiled nature trail winding along the centre of Whitemud Creek Ravine, a perfect spot for animal and bird watching!
In the southeast corner of the community of Aspen Gardens is Aspen Gardens Park, a large sports field and playground with a small splash park for summer fun! The park is also home to Aspen Gardens Community Rink.
Snow Valley Ski Club is within walking distance from this community, or within just a couple minutes drive, meaning tons of winter fun for the whole family!
For more information on the ski club please visit: https://www.snowvalley.ca
South along 119 St NW from Aspen Gardens is the Derrick Golf and Winter Club, one of Edmonton’s premier private golf club and athletic facilities that offer activities and amenities to all ages of its members year-round.
For more information on The Derrick Golf and Winter Club, please visit:
Aspen Gardens is a member of the Aspen Gardens Community League, which includes the neighbourhood of Westbrook Estates and heads up many community events and programs.
For more information please visit: http://www.aspengardens.ca
Whitemud Drive and 119 Street border the community of Aspen Gardens, and Whitemud Drive can take residents to Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard.
The neighbourhood of Aspen Gardens is also a very short distance to Century Park LRT and Transit Centre. Residents can take advantage of the transit centre’s Park & Ride. There are also very established and efficient bus routs in the area that can bring residents of Aspen Gardens to the transit centre.
For more information of specific bus routes, please visit: http://etstripplanner.edmonton.ca/PlanYourTrip.aspx
I hope you have found this information helpful and relevant to your home search. If there is anything else you would like to know about Aspen Gardens or homes in the area, please feel free to contact us, we’d be happy to assist you in any way we can.
Listing information last updated on May 25th, 2019 at 7:46am CDT.