Highlands, North East - Edmonton

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Highlands is a residential neighbourhood in north east Edmonton, Alberta, Canada overlooking the North Saskatchewan River valley. The area was annexed by Edmonton in 1912, and "was named in a contest offering a 50-dollar prize."  In 2012, Highlands was ranked one of Canada's top ten neighbourhoods of old homes by the magazine This Old House.

Demographics 

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Highlands had a population of 2,631 living in 1,346 dwellings,[5] a 4.4% change from its 2009 population of 2,520.[8] With a land area of 1.15 km2 (0.44 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,287.8 people/km2 in 2012.[4][5]

Residential development 

Highlands is an older Edmonton neighbourhood. According to the 2001 federal census, approximately one residence in three (31.3%) were built by the end of World War II in 1945. Half the residences (47.2%) were built between 1946 and 1960. Another one in eight residences were built between 1961 and 1980. By 1990, residential development was substantially complete.[9]

The most common type of residence in the neighbourhood, according to the 2012 municipal census, is the single-family dwelling. Single family dwellings account for nine out of every ten (90%) of all the residences in the neighbourhood. One out of every fourteen residences is a rentedapartment in a low-rise building with fewer than five stories. Rounding out the residences are a small number (2%) of duplexes.[10] Four out of every five residences (81%) are owner-occupied with only one residence in five (19%) being rented.[11]

Schools 

Highlands Junior High School

There are two schools in the neighbourhood, Highlands Public School and Mount Royal Elementary School, both operated by the Edmonton Public School System.

 

*Source - wikipedia 

Current Listings

Highlands, Edmonton - listings for sale

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  • in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4138815

    Main Photo:  in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4138815
    • Exterior Front
    • Land/Lot
    $1,015,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Kaylie Cole of Purplebricks
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4138815
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,649 sq. ft.
    Own your dream home! Situated on Edmonton's River Valley frontage, this spectacular unit offers stunning skyline views, provides direct access to trails and parks, is the ultimate in modern design and styling; and, its centrally located! This affordable 3 BR, 3 Bath feat. a spacious open concept floorplan, 9 ceilings, ceramic and luxury vinyl tile throughout, quartz countertops, custom European cabinetry, high-grade & energy efficient windows, insulation, HVAC, plumbing & electrical; incl. structurally insulated basement floor. You'll also enjoy access to the third-storey loft; a private oasis that boasts stunning 180-degree views of the ravine. Heated double car garage, rear deck, upstairs laundry, high-grade Bosch and Samsung appliances, and luxury details complete with in-floor master bath heating, electric fireplace, & basement designed for potential legal suite development. More details
  • in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4144677

    Main Photo:  in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4144677
    $889,888
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Kaylie Cole of Purplebricks
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4144677
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,505 sq. ft.
    Welcome to beautiful Virginia Park! Amazing location minutes from downtown, steps from Concordia University & Ada Boulevard. One block off Islands Golf course and beautiful ravine and city trails; 3 blocks from Borden Park' s new OUTSIDE SWIMMING POOL. As you enter this MODERN OPEN CONCEPT floor plan you notice the wide plank ENGINEERED HARDWOOD FLOORING along with the 10FT CEILINGS, a Modern FIREPLACE, and beautiful natural LIGHT from the many LARGE WINDOWS throughout the house. KITCHEN is large with a BAR, modern QUALITY CABINETS, TOP OF THE LINE APPLIANCES, a 36 inch GAS STOVE, Bosch MICROWAVE OVEN, and large WATERFALL MAIN ISLAND perfect for entertainment. Main floor houses a big DEN with BARN DOORS and a back MUDROOM, with 2-piece bathroom right off back deck. THE GLASS RAILING STAIRCASE takes you to the second floor where you will find a LARGE MASTER BEDROOM retreat. More details
  • in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4138820

    Main Photo:  in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4138820
    • Land/Lot
    • Exterior Front
    $887,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Kaylie Cole of Purplebricks
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4138820
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,330 sq. ft.
    Own your dream home! Situated on Edmonton' s River Valley frontage, this spectacular unit offers stunning skyline views, provides direct access to trails and parks, is the ultimate in modern design and styling; and, its centrally located! This affordable 3 BR, 3 Bath feat. a spacious open concept floorplan, 9 ceilings, ceramic and luxury vinyl tile throughout, quartz countertops, custom European cabinetry, high-grade & energy efficient windows, insulation, HVAC, plumbing & electrical; incl. structurally insulated basement floor. You'll also enjoy access to the third-storey loft; a private oasis that boasts stunning 180-degree views of the ravine. Heated double car garage, rear deck, upstairs laundry, high-grade Bosch and Samsung appliances, and luxury details complete with in-floor master bath heating, electric fireplace, & basement designed for potential legal suite development. More details
  • 6112 111 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4133926

    Main Photo: 6112 111 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4133926
    $824,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Samantha R Cowan of Purplebricks
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4133926
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,381 sq. ft.
    Amazing home on 111 Ave of the Highlands neighbourhood - one of Edmonton's most sought-after locations: Large lots, Mature trees, Steps from the river valley, Highlands Golf Course, and the new Gibbard Block redevelopment - This is truly a unique opportunity to capture a home in this exclusive area. Expertly crafted by Monarch Homes, this classic home seamlessly blends in with Highlands rich architectural heritage - Features include a main floor area for potential nanny suite, loft, finished basement and a 2-bedroom legal garage suite that is currently rented, providing an income. Act now before it's too late, opportunities like this one do not come along often! More details
  • in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4140162

    Main Photo:  in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4140162
    $669,999
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Sylvain R Sanscartier and Paul M Blais of RE/MAX Elite
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4140162
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,784 sq. ft.
    Brand new 2 storey home on a quiet street in Highlands! The impressive front entryway opens to the modern floor plan with the kitchen in the heart of the home offering ample cabinets including a walk in pantry, decorative back-splash, island, granite counter tops and tile flooring. The dining room is very spacious and has a view of the back yard. The living room with gas fireplace is just the right size creating a comfortable space to relax with the family. The oversized windows make this home bright and spacious. Hardwood floors throughout including the stairs leading to the second level with 3 bedrooms with the stunning master offering a beautiful 4 piece ensuite, walk-in closet and private balcony. Completing the upper level is the 4 piece bath and laundry room. The lower level with separate entrance is waiting for your personal touch! Nice sized yard with double detached garage. Conveniently located near so many great amenities, schools, parks and trails. More details
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Listing information last updated on February 22, 2019 at 10:48 PM (UTC)

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