The community of Richford is located in Southwest Edmonton in the Heritage Valley area. A beautiful community, Richford overlooks Blackmud Creek. Homes in Richford range from apartment style condominiums to large estate style properties worth well over 1 million. Richford is located West of James Mowatt Trail SW (111 Street), North of Ellerslie Road with Blackmud Creek to the North and East.
About This Community
The southwest community of Richford overlooks the scenic Blackmud Creek Ravine and wraps around the Ellerslie Rugby Club. The Anthony Henday borders the neighbourhood of Richfor to the north, Ellerslie Road to the south, and 111th Street to the west. The majority of homes in this neighbourhood are single-family dwellings, with only a few being duplexes.
Roberta MacAdams School (Elementary, K-6)
2099 Blackmud Creek Drive SW
D.S. MacKenzie School (Junior High, 7-9)
4020 106 St NW
Harry Ainlay School (High School, 10-12)
4350 111 Street NW
St. Augustine (Pre-K, Elementary)
3808 106 St NW
Monsignor Fee Otterson (Elementary, Junior High, K-9)
1834 Rutherford Rd SW
Louis St. Laurent (Junior High, High School, 7-12)
11230 43 Ave NW
Along the bordering Ellerslie Road, just across the street from Richford, is Ellerslie Corner at the intersection of Ellerslie Road and 111 Street. Ellerslie Crossing is a larger shopping complex with walkable access to Save on Foods, Dairy Queen, Orange Julius, Shoppers Drug Mart, Dental Studio, Panago, BMO, Scotiabank, Nomiya Restaurant, Liquor Depot Ellerslie, Ellerslie Medical Centre, Chan Can Wok, Great Clips, Sadie’s Pet Shop, Diva’s Nails, Cobbs Bread Bakery, Precision Custom Tailors & Cleaners, Jackson Chiropractic, Ellerslie Road Denture Clinic, Simple Health, Fresh and Co Salons, RBC Royal Bank, ESSO gas station, Tim Hortons, Petro Canada, MacDonalds, Soby’s Liquor, TD Canada Trust, Starbucks, MariSol Spa and Salon, Ellerslie Registries, and Soby’s.
Just west along Ellerslie Road a couple minutes from Richford is a small shopping hub called Heritage Valley, home to a Mac’s, a Liquor Depot, Imagine Dental, Shape MD, Physical Therapy Sports Performance Centre, and Shear Styling Studio.
Heading north for a few minutes along 111th Street from Richford 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. This commercial row 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 Richford 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.
Following Ellerslie Road to the east will take residents of Richford to both Calgary Trail South, a huge corridor of shopping and restaurants that stretches all the way to Whyte Avenue (82nd Ave NW), as well as South Edmonton Common, one of the largest open-air retail complexes of shopping, dining, and entertainment in North America.
For a complete list of amenities that can be found in South Edmonton Common, please visit: http://www.southedmontoncommon.com
Just beyond the intersection of Ellerslie Road and Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard is a commercial stretch that includes several car dealerships and hotels, as well as a host of fast food and dine-in options including MacDonalds, Mary Brown’s, Kurry Kebab, Mucho Burrito Fresh Mexican Grill, KFC, Taco Bell, Spot on Donair & Kebab, The Canadian Brewhouse, Brewsters, and Original Joe’s. There is also a Save-on-Foods, Liquor Depot Summerside, a Scotiabank, a Bank of Montreal, CIBC, TD Canada Trust, Petro-Canada, RBC Royal Bank, and a Shoppers Drug Mart.
The businesses in the area are not limited to those listed above.
At the southwestern corner of Richford is Ellerslie Rugby Park, home to the Edmonton Gold and host to many private events in their clubhouse and banquet hall.
For more information on the club please visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellerslie_Rugby_Park
Following 111th Street north from Richford are the Kinsman Twin Arenas and the William Lutsky Family YMCA, which is complete with full gym, pool, summer camps, and programs.
The Blackmud Creek Ravine wraps around the north and east sides of the community of Richford and residents will find several serene nature trails for hiking, biking, or just walking the dog.
The Anthony Henday borders the community of Richford to the north, but is conveniently blocked from view by Blackmud Creek Ravine. The community is easily accessible by 111th Street, which is located at the western edge of the neighbourhood. Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard is also accessible within minutes by the Anthony Henday and Ellerslie Road.
Residents of Richford will enjoy the convenience of living so close to the Century Park LRT and Transit Centre, accessible by 111th Street. There are also efficient bus routs in the area that can bring residents of this beautiful southwest Edmonton community 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 Richford or homes in the area, please feel free to contact us, we’d be happy to assist you in any way we can.