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Brookside

Brookside represents the ideal blend of suburban tranquility and urban convenience, making it a sought-after neighborhood for those looking to enjoy the best of both worlds in Edmonton. Also colloquially known as “old Riverbend,” it’s located in the scenic southwest sector of Edmonton, it’s a neighborhood characterized by its peaceful streets, ample green spaces, and a strong sense of community. Officially established in the 1960s, Brookside's development coincided with a broader city planning movement to accommodate growing families and to provide an idyllic suburban lifestyle. The neighborhood is predominantly residential, with a population of around 2,400 residents living in approximately 900 homes, making it one of the more intimate communities within the city.

Brookside Homes for Sale

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  • 4808 144 Street in Edmonton: Zone 14 House for sale : MLS®# E4377454

    4808 144 Street Zone 14 Edmonton T6H 4G8
    Main Photo: 4808 144 Street in Edmonton: Zone 14 House for sale : MLS®# E4377454
    $639,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Sarah N Zaychuk of Sweetly
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4377454
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,010 sq. ft.
    Welcome to the family friendly community of Brookside! This well maintained 2 storey home offers over 2000 sq feet and is situated on a massive lot! Upon entering the home you're greeted by a large entrance that leads to the stunning family room with large windows. A formal dining room leads into the kitchen which offers plenty of cabinet space. A cozy living room with wood burning fireplace completes the main floor. The upper level of the home offers 4 large bedrooms, including a primary bedroom with ensuite and a 3pc bathroom. Heading into the basement of the home you can enjoy a large entertainment space that may be utilized to fit your needs. What truly is the highlight of this home is the massive backyard. Relax and unwind after a long day or entertain in the tree-filled oasis from the comfort of your deck! This location really can't be understated, close to the ravine and Edmonton's amazing river valley, as well as easy access to Whitemud Dr. Plus, Downtown & Whyte Ave are only 15 mins away. More details
    Alan F Macdonald
  • 6012 144 Street in Edmonton: Zone 14 House for sale : MLS®# E4387152

    6012 144 Street Zone 14 Edmonton T6H 4H7
    Main Photo: 6012 144 Street in Edmonton: Zone 14 House for sale : MLS®# E4387152
    $730,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Robert J Corno of The Good Real Estate Company
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4387152
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    3,550 sq. ft.
    Welcome to BROOKSIDE! This custom home has 5400sf of living space and is located on a massive 1032sm lot in one of the most desirable communities in YEG. The back yard oasis is one of the main features of this home it has had over 65k in gorgeous landscaping done and was featured in the Alberta ballet's home and garden tour. The home itself is stunning as well with a little over 3500sf above grade the main floor has a wonderful bright open living room, formal dining room with patio doors leading to the deck. A very functional kitchen with high end appliances and a small dining area, a den, another living room with large windows overlooking the garden. The upper level is amazing. A fully enclosed full glass solarium wraps the entire home giving you 360° panoramic view from everywhere. There are 4 bedrooms up & 3 of the 4 rooms have direct access to the solarium. There is a full sized jacuzzi tub room, connected to a great entertaining area, large master with ensuite and walk in closet. Theres so much more! More details
    Alan F Macdonald
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Boundaries of Brookside

Brookside is bordered by Whitemud Creek to the west and north, providing a natural boundary that enhances the area’s seclusion and beauty. To the east, it is flanked by 53 Avenue, and to the south by Whitemud Drive, one of the city’s major freeways, offering easy access to other parts of Edmonton. The layout and location make it especially appealing for those seeking a quiet, family-oriented environment.
The neighborhood primarily features single-detached homes, reflecting its origins as a family suburb, with spacious lots and a variety of architectural styles that appeal to a diverse range of homeowners. Some Brookside streets are ravine-facing, allowing for a close proximity to beautiful views.

Unique Features

Brookside boasts numerous amenities and features that make it a desirable place to live:
Riverbend Community League: Plays a pivotal role in bringing residents together through a variety of events and activities that foster a tight-knit community.
Whitemud Creek Ravine: Offers residents an escape into nature with its extensive network of trails ideal for walking, biking, and nature observation.
Snow Valley Ski Hill: Located just to the east, providing winter sports facilities for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts of all ages.
Residents also benefit from nearby shopping and dining options along with convenient access to the more extensive commercial offerings along Whitemud Drive.

Schools

Brookside prides itself on its educational facilities and family-friendly atmosphere, with several schooling options available for residents:
Brookside Elementary School (Public Elementary): Located right in the heart of the neighborhood, this school is known for its excellent educational standards and strong community involvement.
Nearby educational facilities also complement Brookside’s offerings:
Brander Gardens Elementary School (Public Elementary): Located in the adjacent neighborhood to the north, it provides another accessible option for primary education.
Riverbend Junior High School (Public Junior High): Close to Brookside, it serves the area’s older children with a robust educational program.
Strathcona High School (Public Senior High): A short drive away, offering a wide array of academic and extracurricular activities for high school students.
The proximity to the University of Alberta, accessible via a short drive or public transit, is an added benefit for those involved in higher education or employed at the university.

The Appeal

Strong Community Feel: The active community league and regular neighborhood events create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere.
Access to Nature: The adjacent Whitemud Creek Ravine allows for easy access to one of the city’s prime natural areas, perfect for outdoor activities.
Family-Friendly Environment: With its focus on quality schooling and safe, quiet streets, Brookside is particularly appealing to families.
Convenient Location: Proximity to major roadways makes commuting to downtown Edmonton or other parts of the city a breeze.
Quality Housing: A variety of well-maintained and aesthetically diverse homes cater to a range of tastes and family sizes.
Wide, beautiful streets with lots of parking. It also has fairly good bus service for its location.

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