The community of Rutherford is located in Southwest Edmonton in the Heritage Valley area. The community is named after Canada's first Premier, Alexander Cameron Rutherford. Homes in Rutherford range from apartment style condominiums to large single family detached homes and even some large estate style homes worth over 1 million. Located West of 127 Street SW, East of James Mowatt Trail SW, North by Ellerslie Road and with Blackmud Creek to the South.
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About This Community
Named for after Alberta’s first premier, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the southwest community of Rutherford is bordered by Ellerslie Road to the north, James Mowatt Trail SW (111th Street) to the east, and 127 Street to the west. Two of the schools in this area of southwest Edmonton’s cachement are located right in the community of Rutherford; Johnny Bright School and Monsignor Fee Otterson Elementary/Junior High School.
Johnny Bright School (Elementary, Junior High, K-9)
1331 Rutherford Road SW
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
At the southeastern corner of the community of Rutherford is a strip of commercial conveniences called Rutherford Gate that includes a Mac’s Convenient Store, an ESSO gas station, a medical clinic, a pharmacy, Serene Radiance Laser Centre, Rutherford Physical Therapy, and Rutherford Veterinary Clinic.
Across the Ellerslie Road border of the southwest community of Rutherford 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.
Following Ellerslie Road a little ways east and residents of Rutherford will pass by an 80 Flavours Premium Ice Cream stand before reaching 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.
Heading north for a few minutes along 111 Street 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 Rutherford 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 Rutherford 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
The businesses in the area are not limited to those listed above.
Many ponds, walking trails and parks are interspersed throughout the large community of Rutherford, giving residents a wide variety of ways to enjoy the natural beauty of the neighbourhood.
Just south along Ellerslie Road from Rutherford is the 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 Rutherford 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 is just a short drive away from the southwest community of Rutherford, where residents will find several serene nature trails for hiking, biking, or just walking the dog.
The Anthony Henday is easily accessible to the community of Rutherford via 111th Street. Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard is also just a short drive down Ellerslie Road from the community of Rutherford.
Residents of Rutherford will enjoy the convenience of living so close to the Century Park LRT and Transit Centre. 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 Rutherford 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 May 25th, 2019 at 9:01am CDT.