About Blue Quill Estates
Blue Quill Estates is a mature more centrally located Southwest Edmonton Ab community. Bordering the Whitemud Creek Ravine to the West, 119 Street to the East, 23rd Avenue to the South and a utility corridor to the North, it is conveniently located close to beautiful scenery as well as great schools and amenities. Public transit is well established and just a short walk to the 111 Street LRT for easy commuting. Due to secluded layout of the community, it is very safe and enjoyable to live in.
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Blue Quill Estates
South West Edmonton
About This Community
With the Whitemud Creek Ravine wrapping around its western and northern borders and the secluded design of the neighbourhood, Blue Quill Estates is one of the safest and most private neighbourhoods in the city. More than half of the homes in this up-scale community were built in the 1970’s, contributing to the unique architecture and layout of the community. Both Blue Quill Estates and the neighbouring Blue Quill were named in honour of Chief Blue Quill of the Saddle Lake Band of central Alberta.
Westbrook School (Elementary, K-6)
11915 40 Ave NW
Vernon Barford School (Junior High, 7-9)
32 Fairway Drive NW
Harry Ainlay School (High School, 10-12)
4350 111 Street NW
St. Augustine (Pre-K, Elementary)
3808 106 St NW
St. Teresa (Elementary, K-6)
11350 25 Ave NW
Louis St. Laurent (Junior High, High School, 7-12)
11230 43 Ave NW
Just along Saddleback Road is the commercial complex of Blue Quill where residents of Blue Quill Estates will find amenities including a Domo Gas Station, a 7-Eleven, Blue Quill Laundromat and Tailors, Blue Quill Montessori Day Care, Blue Quill Pharmacy, Reading Town, Hair Artitude Salon & Esthetics, and South Edmonton Audiology. For local dining, Blue Quill provides the area with a Royal Pizza, Blue Quill Bar & Grill, Ayesha’s Kitchen, Basha Donair & Shawarma, and Blue Quill Chinese food.
A quick drive east along 23rd Ave will take residents of Blue Quill Estates to Yellowbird Centre, a small hub of restaurants and amenities such as: Sicilian Pasta Kitchen, Vinny’s Bar, Pizza Hut, HairOpolis, Sham-Pooches, Kunitz Shoes, Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, Taps For Effect Games, and Kumon Math & Reading Centre.
Continuing along 23rd Avenue a bit further will lead to Century Park at the intersection of 111 St NW. Not only is this the location of the Century Park LRT and Transit Station and the Park and Ride, but also a commercial area where one can access 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 wide 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 Blue Quill Estates 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 such as 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. For residents of Blue Quill Estates, nearly everything is right at their fingertips!
West along 23rd Ave NW, just a few minutes from the neighbourhood of Blue Quill Estates, is another intersection of commercial centres. Terwillegar Heights Towne Square, The Market at Magrath, and Shoppes of Terwillegar Gardens are located at the intersection of Rabbit Hill Road and 23rd Avenue. This intersection of amenities offers dine-in restaurants including an Original Joe’s, Hart’s Table & Bar, Delux Burger Bar, Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, Amore Pasta. It also provides dine-in/take-out/fast food options like KFC, Taco Bell, Edo Japan, Little Caesars, Dairy Queen, Tokyo Express, Orange Julius, Starbucks, Subway, Panago Pizza, and Tim Hortons. Some of the services available to the area range from liquor stores, to car washes, to banks, to grocery stores, to gas stations, fitness centres, and salons.
Because the community of Blue Quill overlooks Whitemud Creek Ravine, there are several serene nature trails for hiking, biking, or just walking the dog available within minutes from the neighbourhood. 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!
A five-minute drive west along 23rd Ave NW from the neighbourhood of Blue Quill Estates is the Terwillegar Recreation Centre. This brand new facility has several ice-rinks, an enormous workout area, a large swimming centre, and several fast-food restaurants.
For more information about Terwillegar Recreation Centre, as well as a full list of their amenities and programs please visit: https://www.edmonton.ca/activities_parks_recreation/terwillegar.aspx
Just outside of Blue Quill Estates along 119 St NW 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: https://www.derrickclub.com/Home.aspx
Blue Quill Estates is part of Blue Quill Community League, which includes the surrounding communities of Blue Quill, Sweet Grass, and Skyrattler. The community league hosts events, sports, and activities in the area.
For more information, please visit: http://www.bqcl.org/contact.php
The neighbourhood of Blue Quill Estates is only a short drive from 111 ST NW, which will take residents to either Anthony Henday or Whitemud Drive. Whitemud Drive can also be accessed from 119 St NW, which borders the community to the east.
Blue Quill Estates is also a very short drive to Century Park LRT and Transit Centre, where residents can take advantage of the Park & Ride. There are also very established and efficient bus routs in the area that can bring residents of Blue Quill Estates 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 neighbourhoods in southwest Edmonton or about the 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 8:16am CDT.