Spruce Grove, Alberta

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Spruce Grove /ˌsprusˈɡrv/ is a city that is 11 km (6.8 mi) west of Edmonton, Alberta in Canada. The city is adjacent to the Town of Stony Plain and is surrounded by Parkland County.

With a 2016 population of 34,066, Spruce Grove is the ninth-largest city in Alberta. The mayor of Spruce Grove is Stuart Houston.

Spruce Grove is home to the Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre, a local theatre, and the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre, a recreation facility shared with Stony Plain and Parkland County.

Jennifer Heil, the freestyle skier who won the first gold medal for Canada in the 2006 Winter Olympics games in Turin, Italy, and a silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics is from Spruce Grove, as is Carla MacLeod, a member of the 2010 Canada women's national ice hockey team.

History

Homesteaders in the area date back to 1879.[6] Spruce Grove originally incorporated as a village on March 14, 1907, but it subsequently dissolved on August 30, 1916.[1] Spruce Grove then re-incorporated as a village on January 1, 1955 and subsequently incorporated as a town on January 1, 1971, and as a city on March 1, 1986.[1]

Geography

Spruce Grove is located near the province's geographical centre, at 30 kilometres (19 mi) from downtown Edmonton and 14 km (8.7 mi) from Edmonton's city limits.[7] It is part of the Edmonton Capital Region.

Demographics

The City of Spruce Grove's 2016 municipal census counted a population of 33,640,[5] a change of 5% from its 2015 municipal census population of 32,036.[23]In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the City of Spruce Grove recorded a population of 34,066 living in 12,552 of its 13,109 total private dwellings, a change of 30.2% from its 2011 population of 26,171. With a land area of 32.2 km2 (12.4 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,058.0/km2 (2,740.1/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the City of Spruce Grove had a population of 26,171 living in 9,619 of its 10,105 total dwellings, a change of 33.9% from its 2006 adjusted population of 19,541. With a land area of 32.37 km2(12.50 sq mi), it had a population density of 808.5/km2 (2,094.0/sq mi) in 2011.[22]

Arts and Culture

The Spruce Grove Art Gallery is located in the Melcor Cultural Centre and is operated by the Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove. The gallery hosts ongoing shows for original art created by its members, made up of artists from mainly the Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County area.[24]

Horizon Stage hosts many plays and acts throughout the year, as well as a lot of community theatre. Spruce Grove also has a 7 screen theatre complex which opened in the fall of 2007.[25]

Another cultural facility within the city is the Spruce Grove Grain Elevator Museum.

Attractions

The TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre, opened in 2002, provides a pool, soccer fields, a gymnasium, workout gym, and ice rinks to the people of Parkland County. Spruce Grove has bike trails winding throughout the city, called the Heritage Grove Trail, where bike riders can ride for hours through lush forest. On June 7, 2008, Spruce Grove held the grand opening of the West District Park, which features two full artificial surface fields for football, soccer and other activities. The Edmonton Eskimos donated $10,000 towards the event and held practice at the facility as part of the first day activities.

Sports

Spruce Grove has an abundant number of youths and adults involved in amateur sports, that run year round. Box lacrosse runs from March to July under the organization Parkland Posse [1], which pulls young people from the Tri communities of Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County. Hockey runs from September to April, soccer and rugby run from May to October, football runs from July to December and baseball runs from March to October. The Spruce Grove Saints are a Junior A hockey team that play in the AJHL.

 

*Source - Wikipedia

Current Listings

Spruce Grove, Alberta - Listings for sale

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  • 3 Fieldstone Place: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4143223

    Main Photo: 3 Fieldstone Place: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4143223
    • Exterior Front
    • Foyer
    • Second living room/dining room with vaulted ceiling
    • Dining Room
    • Kitchen
    • Kitchen
    • Dining area in kitchen
    • Living Room
    • Laundry Room
    • Den
    • Staircase
    • Master Bedroom
    • Master Bedroom
    • Master Bath
    • Bedroom
    • Bedroom
    • Bathroom
    • Bedroom
    • Bedroom
    • Family Room
    • Family Room
    • Separate entry to suite
    • Second Kitchen
    • Second Kitchen
    • Bedroom/living room in the suite
    • Aerial View
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    • Exterior Front
    $899,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Carson K Beier of Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4143223
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    5
    Floor Area:
    3,336 sq. ft.
    Located in a cul-de-sac & backing the Links Golf Course, this AIR-CONDITIONED 2 storey offers 3336 sq ft of developed living area + a heated 34x24 triple attached garage w/ in floor heat. The Fieldstone community boasts tree-lined streets & executive homes. Grand foyer, den, 2-piece bath, main floor laundry, sunken living room w/ wood-burning fireplace, hardwood flooring & wet bar, kitchen & dining area w/ deck access & second sunken dining/living room w/ vaulted ceiling. Upgraded kitchen w/ large centre island, granite countertops & large pantry. Curved stairway leads to the master bedroom w/ double French doors, balcony, walk-in closet, electric fireplace & 5-piece ensuite w/ soaker bathtub & oversized shower. Completing the upper level are 2 additional bedrooms & 5-piece updated bathroom. Basement: 2 additional bedrooms, 3-piece bathroom, family room w/ open fitness area & studio suite w/ separate entry, full kitchen w/ lovely vaulted ceiling & 3-piece bathroom. Spectacular upgrades throughout! More details
  • 91 Danfield Place: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4142159

    Main Photo: 91 Danfield Place: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4142159
    $849,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Morgan L Lindmark of Century 21 Leading
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4142159
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,551 sq. ft.
    The FIVE car garage is unique in Spruce Grove. This Luxury home is fully finished and fully landscaped ready to move in and Enjoy Life. 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, bonus room, main floor den pool room and rec room downstairs. The homes generous features include 9' Ceilings throughout, 8' interior doors, floor to ceiling kitchen cabinetry, iron rod railings and coffered ceilings. Beautiful 72oz carpet welcomes you as you enter the Large bonus room and all the 2nd floor. With a 4 zone high efficient boiler system for the heated floors, a multi stage H.E furnace with heat ventilation recovery and full A/C, all the best. . Also including 8 zone sound with, wired home theater, surveillance and security systems valued at over $17k . Also pot lighting throughout, aggregate driveway and covered deck overlooking the firepit and 3rd largest yard in Deerpark More details
  • 54 Kenton Woods Lane: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4111758

    Main Photo: 54 Kenton Woods Lane: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4111758
    $825,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Ken R Morrison of RE/MAX Excellence
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4111758
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,750 sq. ft.
    Welcome to your new home in the upscale neighbourhood The Woods at Kenton! Measuring 2,785 square feet, this home presents everything you need, and more! Drive into an attached, oversized, triple car garage that will give you all the space you could possible need. This custom home has incredible, thought-out details such as hand-crafted beams and stairs, as well as other custom pieces that will exceed your expectations. All 3 bedrooms have grand, large windows and their own walk-in closets. Off of the master bedroom balcony, enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the nearby playground and park. The master bedroom is also equipped with a beautiful fireplace to stay cozy on cold, winter days. With an open concept living space, enjoy the two-story fireplace from the 2nd story loft. Enjoy live with the beautiful view, natural light and extra surprises this home has to offer. More details
  • 47 LINCOLN Green: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4132594

    Main Photo: 47 LINCOLN Green: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4132594
    • Exterior Front
    • Dining Room
    • Living Room
    • Living Room
    • Kitchen
    • Kitchen
    • Kitchen
    • Dinette
    • Living Room
    • Office
    • Bonus Room
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    • Bathroom
    • Bedroom
    • Master Bedroom
    • Master Bedroom
    • Ensuite
    • Ensuite
    • Laundry Room
    • Basement
    • Basement
    • Basement
    • Bedroom
    • Exercise Room
    • Bathroom
    • Deck
    • Deck
    • Exterior Back
    • Yard/Garden
    • Yard/Garden
    $775,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Ian S Kondics and Chantel B Kondics of RE/MAX Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4132594
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,509 sq. ft.
    Brace yourself – this is one of the most LUXURIOUS properties you’ll see in all of Spruce Grove! Backing The Links Golf Course, his home has terrific curb appeal situated on a desirable SOUTH-FACING lot. Features include central A/C, hardwood flooring & 9’ ceilings, a front office/den, formal dining room, walk-through pantry leading to the GOURMET kitchen with upgraded appliances, under-counter lighting, & GRANITE countertops, wall-to-wall WINDOWS on the back of the home drenching the space with natural light, cozy living room with gas fireplace, large bonus room, king-sized master with 5-pc SPA-ensuite, walk-in closet and adjoining laundry room, fully-finished basement with WET BAR, exercise room/5th bedroom, & rec.room, and a HEATED double-attached TANDEM garage. The yard is complete with a low-maintenance COVERED deck, built-in stone-surround & granite outdoor BBQ center, underground SPRINKLER SYSTEM, and a stunning GREENSPACE view! More details
  • 54 DANFIELD Place: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4138422

    Main Photo: 54 DANFIELD Place: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4138422
    $739,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Dan J Kiryluk of Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4138422
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,714 sq. ft.
    MASSIVE 2 STORY...HUGE TRIPLE GARAGE...HUGE LOT WITH RV PARKING...INCREDIBLE DESIGN AND FINISHINGS! WELCOME TO ONE OF SPRUCE GROVE'S BEST; 54 DANFIELD PLACE! THIS INCREDIBLE 2014 BUILT 2 STORY HAS JUST OVER 2700 SQUARE FEET OF ABOVE GRADE LIVING SPACE...THE HOME HAS 4 UPPER LEVEL BEDROOMS..THE CUSTOM KITCHEN INCLUDES A WALK-THROUGH PANTRY, STONE ISLAND, UPGRADED CABINETRY, GLASS BACKSPLASH, AND STAINLESS APPLIANCES...MAIN FLOOR HAS A HUGE FORMAL DINING AREA, SPACIOUS BREAKFAST NOOK, AND A MASSIVE OPEN LIVING ROOM WITH MANTLE GAS FIREPLACE...THE UPPER LEVEL HAS A KING SIZED MASTER BEDROOM WITH A "ROYAL" WALK-IN CLOSET..THE MASTER ENSUITE HAS STONE HIS/HER SINKS, A DEEP SOAKER TUB, SHOWER, AND WATER CLOSET...VAULTED UPPER BONUS ROOM HAS A BUILT IN ENTERTAINMENT UNIT WITH A RIVER-ROCK SURROUND GAS FIREPLACE...ATTACHED GARAGE IS MASSIVE, HEATED AND INSULTED...HOME ALSO HAS A HUGE STAMPED CONCRETE DRIVEWAY, 4 SEASON RV PARKING, COMPETED LANDSCAPING/FENCING! WELCOME HOME! More details
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