Southwest Edmonton Real Estate

Riverbend Edmonton, AB

Welcome to Riverbend, one of Edmonton’s most beautiful neighbourhoods. Located in Southwest Edmonton, this mature community is highly sought-after for its close proximity to the North Saskatchewan river, its breathtaking views, and the short commute to the downtown core. Despite being one of the more centrally-located communities in the Southwest Edmonton region, Riverbend has none of the typical traffic congestion issues that one might expect. It offers quick access to major roadways, such as Whitemud Freeway and the Anthony Henday, but also offers peace and privacy, as the community is tucked into its own little pocket of Edmonton.  In Riverbend, you’re unlikely to find much in the way of cookie-cutter style suburban homes; each house in Riverbend, Edmonton presents its own unique characteristics! All this, along with large backyards and gardens, wide streets, and excellent, established schools with small class sizes, make Riverbend a wise choice for your forever home. Neighbourhoods in Riverbend include: - Brander Gardens - Ramsay Heights - Rhatigan Ridge - Brookside - Bulyea Heights - Carter Crest - Falconer Heights - Henderson Estates - Haddow - Ogilvie Ridge.

Riverbend Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $696K
Lowest Price $120K
Highest Price $6.5M
Total Listings 47
Avg. Price/SQFT $282

Community statistics are calculated by Real Estate Webmasters and are for illustration purposes only, accuracy is not guaranteed.

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Riverbend Edmonton Real Estate

Riverbend Edmonton homes are highly coveted, and this vibrant community is located in the Southwest part of the city. This well-established community has matured and aged like a fine wine, making this perfect location for families to settle down and plant their roots. Many families who live in Riverbend have been there for a number of years, and new residents who purchase homes in the community tend to stay long-term. This is a big reason why home values have done so well. It isn't very common for homes to come back on the market after a family moves in, so when they do, they tend to generate a lot of interest as soon as they hit the market.

The community league is active and well-established. The community offers fantastic parks and recreational facilities, including close proximity to Fort Edmonton Park and nearby amenities. The community gives residents access to some of Edmonton's top schools and this is a huge draw for families.

The northside of Riverbend hugs the southside of the North Saskatchewan River. Residents are easily able to access Edmonton River Valley and downtown Edmonton. The Southern Communities border the Anthony Henday, allowing residents an effortless commute via Edmonton’s ring road.

Real estate prices in the Riverbend area will vary from property to property. The community accommodates a wide range of property types and styles that can meet just about any budget or any lifestyle. Homes for sale in the area include anything from luxury homes and estates to starter homes and condominiums.

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Riverbend Edmonton Alberta FAQ's

Where Is Riverbend?

Riverbend can be found in Southwest Edmonton, just off the 53rd Avenue exit of Whitemud Drive. The community extends down Terwillegar Drive and ends when you reach the Anthony Henday. It is bordered by the North Saskatchewan River along its western side, providing breathtaking sunset views.

Why Is Riverbend A Great Community?

The variety of styles and prices of homes provide prospective home buyers with lots of choices. Riverbend has everything from condo options to single-family homes, and even sprawling estates. No two neighbors seem to share the same style of home. Plus, the location simply cannot be beaten, for those looking to be more central without the headache of all the traffic. The neighbourhood also has that homey, lived-in, mature feel, supported by great schools, wide streets interspersed with parks and green spaces, and long-standing bus routes and small, local businesses.

My wife and I bought our first home in the Riverbend area, and are currently raising our family in the community. Living in Riverbend is wonderful no matter what your needs are, which is why it’s so sought-after! Our kids attend great schools and enjoy playing community sports in the area. It’s a community that offers something for everyone. 

Who Lives in Riverbend?

Between its proximity to downtown and its wonderful schools, this community would be an excellent option for both working professionals who require a quick commute to Edmonton’s city center, and families looking for excellent schools with smaller class sizes than many of the other, newer suburbs can offer. The community itself is also very peaceful, with properties often having large yards, and there’s lots to explore in the area, including walking and hiking trails for anyone who considers themselves a nature-lover.

Schools in Riverbend

One of the largest reasons why buyers are searching for Riverbend homes for sale is the access to fantastic schools, recreation facilities, and community leagues. There are many fantastic ways to keep the little ones busy.

Some designated schools include:

  • Public Schools
  • Brander Gardens School (K-6)
  • Brookside School (K-6)
  • Earl Buxton School (K-6)
  • Riverbend Junior High School (7-9)
  • Strathcona High School (10-12)
  • Lillian Osborne High School (10-12)

Convenient Amenities in Riverbend

Houses for sale in Riverbend don’t only offer unique architectural styles and large lot sizes, but also offer residents quick access to many restaurants, shops, and boutiques. Riverbend Square is one of the locations where you will find all of your shopping and dining needs. Various restaurants, grocery stores, pet stores, liquor stores, and more can all be found there. Homes in Riverbend are also just a short commute to Currents of Windermere, where you will find all of your big box stores, a VIP Theatre, and more.

Recreation/Community League/Services in Riverbend

Riverbend is home to various recreation and athletic facilities. Terwillegar Recreation Centre is a new facility located on 23 Avenue, just off Terwillegar Drive. It is a state-of-the-art facility with everything one could need. Located right in the community of Brander Gardens is the Riverbend Athletic Club. They have a full gym and swimming pool and are well known for their racquetball and squash courts. The Riverbend community league is also a great way to stay active in the community. With many events, programs, sports, and facilities, you’ll be sure to find something for the whole family to enjoy.

Riverbend is also home to many services as well. This includes the Edmonton Public LibraryRegistryMedicentre, and Dynalife DX Diagnostic Centre, all located in Riverbend Square Shopping Centre. There are also two Veterinary Clinics as well.

Transportation in Riverbend

The community of Riverbend is conveniently located close to many of Edmonton’s major roadways, making commuting a breeze, whether it be in the area or making the short trip to the city. Riverbend is located just off of Whitemud Drive and Terwillegar Drive, and running right through its center is Rabbit Hill Road. The community is a couple of minutes away from the Anthony Henday and a just short commute to Calgary Trail, making Riverbend a fantastic location no matter where your daily commute might take you. Commuting via public transportation isn’t a problem either. With both the South Campus and Southgate LRT stations a quick bus ride away—as well as several major bus routes running through the area—public transportation in this neighborhood is extremely convenient and efficient.

Corey Sylvester, Liv Real Estate, Southwest Edmonton Real Estate Agent

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