About Carter Crest
Carter Crest is a beautiful community located in Southwest Edmonton. Homes in this community are predominately single family that were built starting in 1990. Bordering Terwillegar Drive and Rabbit Hill Road, this community gives you quick access to both the Anthony Henday and Whitemud Drive. Just a short commute to all amenities including Terwillegar Recreation Centre and Currents of Windermere. Carter Crest is just a short commute to the North Saskatchewan River and trail systems.
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About This Community
Terwillegar Drive borders the triangular community of Carter Crest at its west, and Rabbit Hill Road at its east. Several lovely walking trails and parks can be found at the heart of this community, which is within walking distance from the Terwillegar Recreation Centre and Leger Transit Centre. Because all of the residential development in the community began after 1990, the neighbourhood has the wide, manicured streets and mature trees one would expect, while also providing residents with an unexpectedly private feel.
Schools of Carter Crest
George H. Luck School (Elementary, K-6)
300 Bulyea Road NW
Riverbend School (Junior High, 7-9)
14820 53 Ave NW
Strathcona School (Senior High, 10-12)
10450 72 Ave NW
Lillian Osborne School (Senior High, 10-12)
2019 Leger Road NW
St. Monica (Pre-K, Elementary)
14710 53 Ave NW
Archbishop Joseph MacNeill (Elementary, Junior High, K-9)
750 Leger Way NW
Mother Margaret Mary (Senior High, 10-12)
2010 Leger Rd NW
Restaurants/Shops/Boutiques Of Carter Crest
Across Terwillegar Drive from the neighbourhood of Carter Crest is the Riverbend Square Shopping Centre, which has a full range of restaurants, shopping, and services. For dinning, Riverbend Square includes an A&W, Second Cup, Subway, Wok N’ Go, a 24-hour MacDonald’s, Domino’s Pizza, Quizno’s, Pho’s Xpress, Curry Corner, Saigon Cuisine, and Oliveto. A Safeway is conveniently located in the heart of Riverbend Square, and right next door is a Shopper’s Drug Mart, M&M Food Market, a registry, and a Dollar Store. A liquor store, several banks, a fitness centre, and the Riverbend location of the Edmonton Public Library are just some of the amenities that are walkable from the community of Carter Crest.
Five-minutes south along Terwillegar Drive (170th Street SW) is the Currents of Windermere. This huge shopping district offers residents of Carter Crest a variety of big chain stores such as Wal-Mart, London Drugs, Canadian Tire, Cabela’s, Home Depot, Wine and Beyond, Winners and HomeSense to name just a few. It also contains many amenities like massage, dental and doctor’s offices, medical imaging, hair and nail salons, banking, as well as a conveniently located Safeway. For a night-out, Currents of Windermere gives the surrounding communities prime access to Cineplex Odeon Windermere Cinemas and VIP where you can enjoy a glass of wine or beer while watching the latest blockbuster in spacious seating, along with many dining options such as, Brown’s Socialhouse, Chilli’s Texas Grill, Boston Pizza, Montana’s Cookhouse, Red Robins, and (soon-to-come) Milestones and The Keg. For quick dining there is a large variety of take-out, drive-through, and dine-in options, including but not limited to: MacDonalds, Tim Hortons, Quiznos, Starbucks, Coras, and Five Guys Burgers and Fries. This is not a comprehensive list of shopping and amenities within Currents of Windermere as it is continuing to expand.
For more information and a complete list, please visit: http://www.shopcurrents.ca
Located on the opposite side of Terwillegar Drive (170th Street SW) from the Currents of Windermere is Windermere Crossing. This is a smaller shopping hub than the Currents of Windermere, but it includes a Superstore, a tailors, a nail salon, Starbucks, a liquor store, several banks, as well as dining options like: Teriyaki Corner, Subway, Chopped Leaf, Dairy Queen, Panago Pizza, and State and Main. This is another commercial centre within the community that is continuing to grow, with new businesses being added often.
For more information, please visit: http://www.camdevcorp.com/projects/windermere-crossing/
A short drive down Rabbit Hill Road from Carter Crest is a commercial hub located at the intersection of 23rd Avenue and Rabbit Hill Road. This commercial centre is made up of Terwillegar Heights Towne Square, The Market at Magrath, and Shoppes of Terwillegar Gardens. This intersection of amenities offers dine-in restaurants including an Original Joe’s, Hart’s Table & Bar, Delux Burger Bar, Famoso Neapolitan Pizzaria, Amore Pasta. This hot spot 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.
North along Terwillegar Drive (170th Street NW) a little ways will bring residents of Carter Crest to Terwillegar Heights Shopping Centre, a small complex with an Esso gas station, a dental office, veterinary clinic, liquor store, a hair salon, as well as dining options such as Pizza Hut, and The Bend Lounge.
Across Terwillegar Drive from Terwillegar Heights Shopping Centre is another small commercial centre called Brookview Plaza. This area is in close proximity to Carter Crest, providing further access to amenities such as Boston Pizza, a dental office, a Husky gas station, a pet groomer, a Montressori Child Development Centre, and a Gymboree Play & Music Centre.
Recreation/Community League/Services of Carter Crest
From the community of Carter Crest, residents can walk to Whitemud Creek Ravine, a system of peaceful nature trails for walking, running, or biking in the serene river valley.
A huge benefit to living in the community of Carter Crest is being so close to Terwillegar Park, an enormous off-leash dog park in the heart of the beautiful river valley. Even if you don’t have a dog, Terwillegar Park is a beautiful spot for a walk, run, or bike ride along the network of nature trails.
Within walking distance of Carter Crest is the Terwillegar Recreation Centre, which 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
Carter Crest is close to three lovely golf courses: River Ridge (both a public and private club), Windermere Golf and Country Club (exclusively members-only for golf, but does host public events such as parties and weddings), and Jagar Ridge Golf Club, which is a public course.
Carter Crest belongs to the Oak Hills Community League, which includes the community of Leger. The community league hosts events and activities in the area.
For more information, please visit: http://www.oakhillsonline.ca/index.html
Commuting in Carter Crest
Whether travelling by car or public transit, Carter Crest has excellent access to major roadways and public transportation. The Anthony Henday is just a few minutes away, Terwillegar Drive (170th Street SW) runs along its west, and Whitemud Drive is just five minutes to the north. Several major bus routes take commuters to the Leger Transit Centre a walkable distance from Carter Crest, From Leger Transit Centre there are several bus routes that will take commuters to South Campus Transit Centre and LRT Station, and Century Park Transit Centre and LRT Station.
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 the community of Carter Crest, 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 March 25th, 2019 at 6:46am CDT.