About Magrath Heights
Magrath Heights is located in the Southwest community of Edmonton Alberta, Canada in the Terwillegar Heights area. The community borders Rabbit Hill Road to the West, 23rd Avenue to the North, East and Southeast by Whitemud Creek Ravine, and the community of Mactaggart to the South. Magrath Heights is a great location for families as its close to great schools, amenities, recreation and serene parks and walking trails. Commuting is no problem with easy access to Rabbit Hill Rd and the Henday.
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About This Community
Much like the neighbouring community of MacTaggert, Magrath Heights snugs up against the natural beauty of the Whitemud Creek, as well as the convenience of the commercial hub located at the intersection of 23rd Avenue and Rabbit Hill Road. This community is considered part of Terwillegar Heights.
Nellie Carlson School (Elementary, Junior High, K-9)
4110 MacTaggart Drive NW
Lillian Osborne School (Senior High, 10-12)
2019 Leger Road NW
St. Monica (Pre-K, Elementary)
14710 53 Ave NW
Monsignor William Irwin (Elementary, K-6)
2629 Taylor Green NW
Archbishop Joseph MacNeill (Elementary, Junior High, K-9)
750 Leger Way NW
Mother Margaret Mary (Junior High, Senior High, 9-12)
2010 Leger Rd NW
Right at the northwest corner of this community, at the intersection of Rabbit Hill Road and 23rd Avenue, is the commercial hub that includes 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. The area 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.
Driving south along Rabbit Hill Road, the community of Magrath Heights has ultra-convenient access to Rabbit Hill Shopping Centre. This shopping area includes a large Shoppers Drug Mart, TD Bank, Wine and Beyond, yoga studio, salon, Who Cares Wear, The Vision Gallery, Pet Valu, and a Waves Coffee House. Magrath Heights residents also have access to XIX Nineteen, a lovely restaurant in the heart of Rabbit Hill Shopping Centre.
A little father south along Rabbit Hill Road, across The Anthony Henday overpass, residents of Magrath Heights will find Currents of Windermere. This huge shopping district offers 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 just a short drive from Magrath Heights, and provides access to 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/
With a wide variety of shopping and amenities to on its doorstep to the west, and the Whitemud Creek to the east, the community of Magrath Heights is surrounded by both convenience and beauty. The creek is a nature sanctuary, and has several on-leash walking trails, including The MacTaggart Sanctuary Trail, that allow residents enjoy the wildlife year-round.
It is also only a short drive up Rabbit Hill Road from the community of Magrath Heights to the Terwillegar Park. This enormous off-leash dog park is tucked along the banks of the North Saskatchewan, and has beautiful trails for walking or biking.
A two-minute drive west along 23rd Avenue from Magrath Heights 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
Within a twenty-minute drive from the community of Magrath Heights are three lovely golf courses nestled into the lush fauna against the bank of the North Saskatchewan River: 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.
Magrath Heights is part of Terwillegar Community League. This community league includes South Terwillegar, Terwillegar Towne, and MacTaggart. The community league hosts events and activities in the area.
For more information, please visit: http://www.terwillegar.org/index.php
Another benefit to living in Magrath Heights is its incredibly convenient access to public transportation and major roadways. The Anthony Henday is just a quick drive along Rabbit Hill Road to the south, Rabbit Hill Road runs along its west, and 23rd Avenue at its north north. Several major bus routes take commuters to the Leger Transit Centre, just steps from Terwillegar Recreation Centre. 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 Magrath Heights, 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 October 18th, 2019 at 11:16pm CDT.