Parkallen, Edmonton | Neighbourhood Profile and Listings

Parkallen is a quaint and welcoming neighborhood in the southwest of Edmonton, cherished for its strong community spirit and lush, tree-lined streets. Established in the late 1940s and early 1950s, Parkallen was designed with a focus on family life and community connectivity, featuring curved streets that discourage through traffic and promote a quiet residential atmosphere. Originally known as Beau Park, it was later renamed Parkallen to reflect its park-like setting. Today, it houses approximately 2,400 residents according to the latest census data. 

Boundaries and Housing Types of Parkallen

Parkallen is bounded by 71st Avenue to the north, 109th Street to the east, 61st Avenue to the south, and 113th Street to the west. The neighborhood primarily features single-family detached homes (65%), which are mostly bungalows and semi-bungalows reflective of its mid-20th-century development period. These homes are well-maintained, boasting spacious lots and mature landscaping that adds to the area’s charm. Additionally, Parkallen includes a selection of low-rise apartment (20%) buildings and duplexes, particularly along its perimeter, providing diverse housing options for singles, couples, and smaller families. About 60% of residents are homeowners.

Schools in and Near Parkallen

Parkallen’s commitment to family-friendly living is supported by access to quality education:

  • Parkallen School: Located centrally within the neighborhood, this elementary school serves children from kindergarten through grade 6.
  • Allendale Junior High School: Catering to students in grades 7 to 9, located just outside Parkallen.
  • Strathcona High School: A highly reputed high school for grades 10 to 12, easily accessible to Parkallen residents.

These schools, along with nearby post-secondary institutions like the University of Alberta, make Parkallen a great choice for educational opportunities.

Unique Features and Key Amenities of Parkallen

Parkallen’s appeal is enhanced by several attractive features and amenities:

  • Parkallen Community League: Highly active, fostering community engagement through events, sports, and social programs.
  • Ellingson Park: A beloved central park that features a playground, sports fields, and a community garden, acting as a gathering spot for residents.
  • Proximity to University of Alberta and Southgate Centre: Offers easy access to extensive shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as employment opportunities at the university.
  • Proximity to Whyte Avenue: Parkallen is a short distance from Whyte Avenue, a hip area full of great restaurants, shops and nightlife.

 

The Appeal of Living in Parkallen

  • Community-Oriented Lifestyle: Ideal for those who value a strong sense of community and active participation in neighborhood events.
  • Educational Opportunities: The presence of good schools and proximity to major educational institutions are a big draw for families.
  • Access to Amenities: From local parks to nearby commercial centers, residents enjoy a variety of convenient amenities.
  • Tranquil Residential Area: With traffic-calming measures and abundant greenery, Parkallen offers a peaceful living environment.
  • Diverse Housing Options: The mix of housing types meets the needs of various demographics, enhancing the neighborhood’s inclusivity.

Parkallen is perfect for those looking for a neighborhood that combines the tranquility of suburban living with the conveniences of urban life, making it one of Edmonton’s most desirable places to live.

 

Parkallen Homes for Sale

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  • 11142 62 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4382246

    11142 62 Avenue Zone 15 Edmonton T6H 1N2
    Main Photo: 11142 62 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4382246
    $409,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Peter B Taylor of MaxWell Progressive
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4382246
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    850 sq. ft.
    Substantially renovated raised bungalow in a prime quiet area of Parkallen with a SEPARATE SIDE ENTRANCE TO THE BASEMENT. Located on a quiet tree lined street with a 50 foot wide lot, there have been significant recent renovations including a completely new and modernized main floor with high end engineered hardwood, new granite kitchen with newer appliances, newer four piece bathroom. The basement was at one time developed but has been removed to allow for substantial renovations: including INTERIOR WEEPING TILE/SUMP (installed about 2012), egress windows, furnace. Now there is potential developing this basement that features the second entrance. There is a 15 year warranty included for any moisture in the basement. Additional upgrades include newer windows, furnace, electrical, plumbing, PVC Sewer Line, vinyl siding with additional insulation. This is a short bike ride to the University of Alberta, and walking distance to the South Campus LRT for University and downtown access. More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
  • 6622 110 Street in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4382393

    6622 110 Street Zone 15 Edmonton T6H 3E7
    Main Photo: 6622 110 Street in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4382393
    $659,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Byron J Marlin of MORE Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4382393
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,220 sq. ft.
    This is the bungalow of your dreams. When you walk in the front door the elegance of the 1950’s curved doorways and decorative ceiling, meet the modern design of a wood burning fireplace with mantel and built in bookshelves. As you continue through the home the old continues to compliment the new with original wood doors that open up to an executive kitchen with gas stove, a coffee bar; attached dining/family room with vaulted ceiling; and exotic hardwood floors through-out. The spacious main floor master bedroom fits a king size bed and enjoy the walk-in closet with custom built organizer. There is a second bedroom on the main and a 4 piece bath with jacuzzi tub. The separate side entrance provides private access to the basement with a second kitchen, attached family/dining room, three additional bedrooms and a three piece bath. The front of the home has RV parking pad and the oversized double detached garage is off the back lane. Excellent location: walking distance to Whyte Ave and the UofA. More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
  • 11150 71 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4381697

    11150 71 Avenue Zone 15 Edmonton T6G 0A4
    Main Photo: 11150 71 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4381697
    $618,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Greg G McDannold of RE/MAX Excellence
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4381697
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,293 sq. ft.
    Extensive work done to this 5 bedroom, 3 full bath home on a quiet street. Main floor offers a bright south facing LR & an updated kitchen w/ newer cabinets, counters, subway tile backsplash & new stainless appliances. There are also 2 bedrooms & a 4 pce. bath on main. Upstairs is the Primary w/ renovated 3 pce. ensuite. Basement was gutted (2021) & completely redone … brand new engineered hardwood & tile floors, new kitchen, 2 bedrooms (w/ walk ins), new 4 pce. bath & laundry room w/ cabinets & sink. Private backyard has nice sized deck & raspberry bushes. Property has undergone extensive renovations over recent yrs. including: reinforced foundation walls (professionally done); 50 yr. metal roof; high efficiency furnace; hot water tank; new attic insulation; weeping tile & sump pump; front & back exterior doors & decks; sidewalks; overhead & passage garage doors; garage shingles & electrical & a new concrete parking pad w/ 4 energized stalls…. perfect for an RV! Nothing to do here but move in and enjoy! More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
  • 11249 71 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 Vacant Lot/Land for sale : MLS®# E4381041

    11249 71 Avenue Zone 15 Edmonton T6G 0A5
    Main Photo: 11249 71 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 Vacant Lot/Land for sale : MLS®# E4381041
    $345,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Ricky D Hill of RE/MAX Elite
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4381041
    Fantastic Vacant Lot on one of the Nicest Streets in Parkallen! Large Pie Shaped Lot in the Cul-De-Sac on 71 Avenue - Measuring 567m Square. Build your DREAM HOME on this Beautiful Tree Lined Street Close to great Schools, Shopping, LRT Station, Public Transit, and the Green Space and Spray Park! Lot is not serviced. More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
  • 10914 66 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4379924

    10914 66 Avenue Zone 15 Edmonton T6H 1Y2
    Main Photo: 10914 66 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4379924
    $464,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Clayton Kostuik of Century 21 Leading
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4379924
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,183 sq. ft.
    Prime Location in Parkallen !! Large Lot, beautiful mature street with back alley and parking pad. Huge 26 X 24 insulated and heated oversized double garage / shop with 16 ft wide & 10 ft high garage door. Semi bungalow style home, similar to a one and a half story design (Attic space developed with two upstairs bedrooms). This 1,183 Sq ft 3 plus 1 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with excellent floor-plan, big bright windows, hardwood floors, large kitchen, dining room, living room, master bedroom and 4 pc bathroom. Two more large bedrooms upstairs, fully finished basement with a second kitchen and 3 pc bathroom (not a legal suite). Shared Laundry room, new high efficiency furnace. Beautiful treed yard with patio and shed. Excellent Street Parking and great neighbourhood. Pride in ownership & well maintained. More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
  • 11115 72 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4379668

    11115 72 Avenue Zone 15 Edmonton T6G 0B3
    Main Photo: 11115 72 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4379668
    $786,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Richard K Li of MaxWell Devonshire Realty
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4379668
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,188 sq. ft.
    Immaculate custom built 2 storey home just minutes south of University in desirable Parkallen neighborhood. Nicely upgraded & well maintained by its original owner & ready to move in. Spacious open layout with 9 ft ceilings, large front foyer, bright & elegant living room w/ oversized windows & fireplace. Spacious eat in kitchen features large island, gas stove, chimney hood fan & walk in pantry. Formal dining/flex room, den & a full bath complete the main floor. Upstairs has 3 very generous sized bdrms. Huge primary bdrm has jacuzzi ensuite bath & oversized walk in closet. Spacious basement has separate entrance, big windows. In floor heating & a perfect layout for future suite potential. Full size finished triple garage with full length drive way & RV parking. Other features include Rockscaped front yard, crown mouldings, 8 ft front door, on demand hot water, gleaming hardwood, conveniently located close to schools, public transit, fabulous & historic Old Strathcona shopping, dining & entertaining areas More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
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