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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  • 5658 ADA Boulevard in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4131218

    Main Photo: 5658 ADA Boulevard in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4131218
    $875,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Gregory L Warwa of Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4131218
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    4,767 sq. ft.
    Ada Boulevard. Address of Distinction. Original Owner Craftsman,Custom Build. 2 Storey .4767 Sq.Ft 4 + 1 Bdrms, 4 Baths .5 Fireplaces. Open Plan Architectural Living Elegance. Features Rare Imported " Copper Tyndale Stone", Throughout Interior / Exterior of Residence Clear Span Cedar Vaulted Ceilings.Main Floor Features - Sunken Living Room w/Fireplace ,Formal Dining Area.Main Floor Family Room w/ Wet Bar Off Large Open Kitchen. Convenient Bedroom,3 Pce Bath,Laundry,Oversize Attached Garage Access. Circular Staircase to 2nd Floor Expansive Master Suite w/6 Pce Ensuite,South Balcony. 2 Bdrm features Fireplace, 3rd Bdrm. Special Feature of an Open Original Elegant Great Room,surrounded by Built in Bookcases. Lower Level features Family Room,Bar,Ample Space for Development. Central Air Conditioned for Summers Comfort . 66'Frontage 130' Depth Facing Ravine/ River Valley. Solid Investment Value @ 875 ' K 5658 Ada Boulevard . More details
  • 6260 ADA Boulevard in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4133309

    Main Photo: 6260 ADA Boulevard in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4133309
    $849,800
    Single Family
    Courtesy of James J Knull of RE/MAX Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4133309
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,334 sq. ft.
    Ada Boulevard. You’ve been working towards that prestigious address and now is your chance to become part of Edmonton’s rich history. Drive down the breathtaking street, jaw dropping houses on one side, Edmonton’s river valley on the other. This is home. The classic curb appeal sets the tone. Inside the craftsmanship radiates throughout the well preserved character of the home. Just imagine entertaining your guests in the warm glow of rich wood in the living room. Host the perfect holiday meal and while the guests marvel at your picturesque home, it looks like a scene from movie! For a property of its age, the house has an incredible amount of storage and nice high basement ceilings as well. With plenty of spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, you’ll still get the modern amenities you need to feel comfortable. This amazing location is also getting better with the re-vitalization of the Historic Gibbard Block a short walk away. Come join this vibrant community in one of its most iconic homes. 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 Comfree Commonsense Network
    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
  • 5629 111 Avenue NW in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4122323

    Main Photo: 5629 111 Avenue NW in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4122323
    $794,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Aron T Scraba of Sterling Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4122323
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,207 sq. ft.
    Quaint and full of luxury, this new 2-story nestled in the desirable Highlands neighborhood is steps from the river valley trails overlooking the golf course. Premium finishing - the interior features a soft grey palette - hardwood and tile flooring throughout, white kitchen cabinets with charcoal island and quartz counters throughout the home. Classic touches like wainscoting in the stairwells and a built in desk area are appreciated. Two car detached over sized garage with rear lane access gives you plenty of parking - landscaping is currently being finished and fencing is done! Enjoy the spectacular views from the upper floor balcony and call this Prestigious neighborhood home! This home is BUILTGREEN certified. More details
  • 11120 69 Street in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4123696

    Main Photo: 11120 69 Street in Edmonton: Zone 09 House for sale : MLS®# E4123696
    $669,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Robert J Rudyk of Front Door Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4123696
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,646 sq. ft.
    Check out this rare find in the Bellevue/Highlands area one block from the river valley. This completely renovated home provides all the updated comforts while maintaining nostalgic charm. Enter into the massive living room with brick feature wall and mantel with new electric fireplace. The updated kitchen offer new cabinets, counter tops, with breakfast eating bar and stainless steel appliances. The formal dining has a huge built in restored hutch and plenty of room for a large dining table. Main floor all has one bedroom, full bathroom and 4 season sunroom off the back with natural gas fireplace. Upstairs you'll love the master bedroom with its huge walkin closet offering custom California builtins. Also another large bedroom, bathroom and at the end of the hall your access to the rooftop patio. Downstairs has a massive family room with another gas fireplace, 4th bedroom, and huge storage/hobby room. Yard is fully fenced and landscaped with oversized double garage and parking pad for your RV. More details
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