About Blue Quill
Blue Quill is a highly sought after community in Southwest Edmonton. As it's more centrally located, and borders the 111 Street LRT, making it highly popular with Edmontonians. Blue Quill borders 111 Street to the East, 23rd Avenue to the South, 119 Street to the West and Saddleback Road to the North. There are fantastic amenities within a short commute, public transit is well established as well as LRT and commuting anywhere is fairly simple and is why it is such a high demand community.
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About This Community
Within walkable distance from the Century Park LRT and Transit Centre is the community of Blue Quill, bordered by 111 Street to its east and 23rd Avenue to its south. Blue Quill’s housing options are incredibly diverse with single-family homes, duplexes and row-homes, and the most common type of residence being rented apartments. Blackmud Creek Ravine touches the southwest corner of Blue Quill, providing residents walkable access to the trails and natural beauty. Both Blue Quill and the neighbouring Blue Quill Estates were named in honour of Chief Blue Quill of the Saddle Lake Band of central Alberta.
Sweet Grass School (Elementary, K-6)
Vernon Barford School (Junior High, 7-9)
Harry Ainlay School (High School, 10-12)
St. Augustine (Pre-K, Elementary)
St. Teresa (Elementary, K-6)
Louis St. Laurent (Junior High, High School, 7-12)
In the heart of the neighbourhood is the commercial complex of Blue Quill where residents 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.
On the other side of 23rd Ave from Blue Quill, residents will find Yellowbird Centre, a little corner 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, just to name a few.
Within walkable distance across 111 St NW from Blue Quill 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 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 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 Blue Quill 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.
West along 23rd Ave NW from the neighbourhood of Blue Quill, is another hub 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.
Blue Quill is a just a short walk or drive from Whitemud Creek Ravine, where residents will find 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 centre of the community is Blue Quill Park, a spacious park with a playground for the kids, a large sports field for summertime soccer games, as well as basketball and tennis courts.
A five-minute drive west along 23rd Ave NW from the neighbourhood of Blue Quill 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 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 is part of Blue Quill Community League, which includes the surrounding communities of Blue Quill Estates, 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 is bordered to the east by 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 western edge of the community.
Blue Quill is also a walkable distance to Century Park LRT and Transit Centre. There are also very established and efficient bus routs in the area that can bring residents of Blue Quill 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 Blue Quill or homes in the area, please feel free to contact us, we’d be happy to assist you in any way we can.
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Listing information last updated on January 19th, 2019 at 9:16pm CST.