About Royal Gardens
Royal Gardens is a beautiful and mature community centrally located in Southwest Edmonton, AB. The community borders Whitemud Drive to the North, 40th Avenue to the South, 122/119 Street to the West and 111 Street to the East. The community is rich with fantastic parks and schools which is why is is highly sought-after by families. Commuting is simple with major roadways such as Whitemud Drive close by and established public transportation as well. The area is close to all amenities.
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About This Community
Royal Gardens is a lovely community set in Edmonton’s southwest. Bordered to the north by Whitemud Drive, this community has wonderful access to shopping areas such as Southgate to the immediate east, or West Edmonton Mall, which is about ten minutes northwest along Whitemud Drive. The majority of the neighbourhood was built in the 1960’s, which is apparent in the style of homes, large streets, and mature trees.
Richard Secord School (Elementary, K-6)
4025 117 St NW
Vernon Barford School (Junior High, 7-9)
32 Fairway Drive NW
Harry Ainlay School (High School, 10-12)
4350 111 Street NW
St. Augustine (Pre-K, Elementary)
3808 106 St NW
St. Boniface (Elementary, K-6)
11810 40 Ave NW
Louis St. Laurent (Junior High, High School, 7-12)
11230 43 Ave NW
While there are no commercial hubs within the actual community of Royal Gardens, residents need only cross 40th Avenue to reach the Petrolia Shopping Centre, where there is a large No Frills, the Petrolia Liquor Store, Mini Mart, and the Petrolia Mall, which houses the ABC Child Development Centre Day Care & After School Care, and a Good Stock- one of the city’s most affordable and delicious vegan restaurants!
Just a few minutes drive south along 111 St NW from Royal Gardens 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 with 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 Royal Gardens 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.
A five-minute east along Whitemud Drive from Royal Gardens is Southgate Centre, one of the largest and most recently renovated malls on Edmonton’s south side.
For a comprehensive list of stores and restaurants please visit: https://www.southgatecentre.com
Following Whitemud drive for a few minutes past Southgate Centre, Royal Gardens residents will find Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard, a huge corridor of shopping and restaurants that stretches through the heart of South Edmonton from South Edmonton Common, all the way to Whyte Avenue (82nd Ave NW).
Royal Gardens is a short drive west along Whitemud Drive to Whitemud Creek Ravine, where there are 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 northeast corner of the community of Royal Gardens is Whitemud Park, a large sports field attached to Harry Ainley High School. This park is also the location of Confederation Leisure Centre, home to a salt water pool, a whirlpool, and is part of a larger fitness complex where residents will have access to tennis courts, a running track, and an indoor rink.
For more information on this facility, please visit: https://www.edmonton.ca/activities_parks_recreation/confederation.aspx
Snow Valley Ski Club is a short drive from this community, meaning tons of winter fun for the whole family!
For more information on the ski club please visit: https://www.snowvalley.ca
The Derrick Golf and Winter Club is just a short drive down 119 Street from Royal Gardens. It is one of Edmonton’s premier private golf club and athletic facilities and offers activities and amenities to all ages of its members year-round.
For more information on The Derrick Golf and Winter Club, please visit:
Royal Gardens is a member of the Royal Gardens Community League, which heads up many community events and programs.
For more information please visit: http://royalgardenscommunity.ca
Whitemud Drive, 119 Street, and 111 Street border the community of Royal Gardens. Whitemud Drive provides a quick trip for residents to reach Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard.
The neighbourhood of Royal Gardens is conveniently situated near two south side LRT and Transit Centres: Southgate LRT and Transit Centre- just across Whitemud Drive from the community, and Century Park LRT and Transit Centre- a quick drive south along 111 Street from Royal Gardens. There are also very established and efficient bus routs in the area that can bring residents of Royal Gardens 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 Royal Gardens 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 7:31am CDT.