Parkallen, Edmonton | Neighbourhood Profile and Listings [p.2]

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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  • 401 11140 68 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 Condo for sale : MLS®# E4379551

    401 11140 68 Avenue Zone 15 Edmonton T6H 2C2
    Main Photo: 401 11140 68 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 Condo for sale : MLS®# E4379551
    $349,900
    Condo
    Courtesy of Connie Barnes of Homes & Gardens Real Estate Limited
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4379551
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,073 sq. ft.
    What a RARE find - Wheelchair accessible! This unique original owner 2 bed, 1 1/2 bath condo is nestled in the quaint community of Parkallen. This GEM of a UNIT has had $80,000 in renovations & upgrades to accommodate those w/ mobility concerns. The kitchen was tastefully redone with an open concept, white cabinetry, granite counters, Jenn-Aire appliances & access for anyone to cook like a chef! Both bedrooms are roomy w/ lifts to take you from bed to the bathrooms with ease...the primary had a total ensuite renovation with glorious walk-in/wheel-in shower. Views from the balcony of the park & school across the street provide tranquility & peace. Added features of this property are A/C, gas line for BBQ on the deck, plus the elevator leads to your tandem underground parking, storage room, fitness room & meeting room in the building. Just down the street is the community centre, park, community garden, coffee shop, bakery & more! You will be impressed with everything that this unit and area has to offer! More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
  • 7102 112 Street NW in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4376696

    7102 112 Street NW Zone 15 Edmonton T6G 1J1
    Main Photo: 7102 112 Street NW in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4376696
    $699,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Deb A Williams of MaxWell Polaris
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4376696
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,358 sq. ft.
    HUGE CORNER LOT on a quiet street in Parkallen. 825.95m2 (approx 39.69/20.87m) Beautiful Character Home with many upgrades. Close to University, Hospital, Cross Cancer, Whyte Ave, shops, parks etc. New windows, roof, porches, weeping tile, sump, HWT, furnace motor & circuit board. Charming arches, coved ceilings. Main floor has main bdrm, lg bath, LR, DR, and updated kitchen (brand new dishwasher). Upstairs, spacious open loft space. Downstairs, 2 bdrm in-law suite with sep entrance. The original garage has been closed off to become an additional large heated extra/storage rm. This huge, subdividable lot is on 2 titles. More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
  • 206 11140 68 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 Condo for sale : MLS®# E4375191

    206 11140 68 Avenue Zone 15 Edmonton T6H 2C2
    Main Photo: 206 11140 68 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 Condo for sale : MLS®# E4375191
    $270,900
    Condo
    Courtesy of Doug Singleton of Royal LePage Noralta Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4375191
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    958 sq. ft.
    PARK ALLEN CONDO! SUPER QUIET, SUPER CLEAN BUILDING! Welcome to this lovely 958 sq ft apartment 2nd floor unit. Boasting 9 ft ceilings, central air conditioning, hardwood flooring throughout, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, a corner fireplace in the bright living room, and 2 bedrooms including the primary with a 3 piece ensuite and walk-in closet, in-suite laundry and a 4 piece main bath. Enjoy the pine trees right next to your balcony. Park One West offers recreation facilities, 1 underground parking stall & storage room and professional management. Close to area shopping, parks, schools, public transportation including the LRT and easy access to the University of Alberta, Southgate Shopping Centre and Whitemud Drive. A Great Place to Call Home! More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
  • 302 11140 68 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 Condo for sale : MLS®# E4372711

    302 11140 68 Avenue Zone 15 Edmonton T6H 2C2
    Main Photo: 302 11140 68 Avenue in Edmonton: Zone 15 Condo for sale : MLS®# E4372711
    $349,900
    Condo
    Courtesy of Lorraine Alfonsi of MaxWell Devonshire Realty
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4372711
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,027 sq. ft.
    Great opportunity to own this lovely 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit in this steel and concrete building in the heart of Parkallen! This condo comes with one titled underground parking stall which includes the storage unit in front of the stall. This unit has been well maintained and features granite counters, stainless steel kitchen appliances, dark laminate flooring, California cloests custom storage unit in living room and in second bedroom, 9 ft ceilings, electric fireplace, new heat pump. There is truly nothing to do but move in. The layout is excellent for sharing with bedrooms and bathrooms at opposite sides of the unit. East facing patio. This building has an excersize room and an amenties room. This building is located in front of the school grounds/park and is around the corner from the community centre and the local ice cream shop, coffee shop and bakery. Easy access to UofA, Southgate, Whyte Ave, LRT. More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
  • 11167 62 Avenue NW in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4367945

    11167 62 Avenue NW Zone 15 Edmonton T6H 1N3
    Main Photo: 11167 62 Avenue NW in Edmonton: Zone 15 House for sale : MLS®# E4367945
    $999,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Neeraj Mudholkar of Century 21 Signature Realty
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4367945
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,654 sq. ft.
    Modern 2 Storey home 2654 sq/ft with 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, TRIPLE Garage with a 650 square foot 2 Bedroom GARAGE SUITE! Lots of upgrades including modern LED lighting, quartz counters, Closets with organizers, two fireplaces, built in speakers, triple pane windows, cat 5 wiring & much more. Open concept Main Floor with large windows overlooking the backyard. The Main floor also has a large bedroom/flex room with a large walk in closet perfect for multi-generational families or great as family room/office. The master suite includes a private balcony, a huge walk-in closet with built in organizers, ensuite with walk in shower, tub, and double sinks. There also are 2 additional bedrooms, main bath, laundry, & bonus room with a 2nd balcony overlooking the tree lined street. The south west back yard is massive & the triple garage gives storage for all your toys! The legal garage suite provides extra rental income! Near the U of A, LRT, & Downtown. This home is freshly painted & modern – The Basement h More details
    ALAN MACDONALD
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