Environmental Benefits of Living in Parkallen
The Parkallen neighbourhood is east of the University of Alberta farm. Parkallen is a residential area that provides the many benefits of city living at in a quiet, mature neighbourhood.
There are many great reasons to move into Parkallen, and a Bowden Simpatico realtor would be happy to help you find your dream home.
A close-knit community, 66 percent of Parkallen residences are owned by the occupants, with the remainder rented. Aside from many single unit homes, there are a few duplexes, row houses, and low-rise dwelling units that are fewer than five stories.
Parkallen’s Connection to the City
The neighbourhood of Parkallen is bordered by 61 Avenue to the south, 109 Avenue to the east, 71 Avenue to the north and 113 Street to the west. By travelling north along 113 Street, residents have good access to the University of Alberta’s main campus. In order to reach the Old Strathcona area and deeper into the downtown area, Parkallen residents simply need to continue north along 109 Street to reach their destination. Located just south of the Parkallen neighbourhood is Southgate Centre which is the largest shopping centre in South Edmonton. Covering a little under 1 million square feet, many residents praise this mall for its ample parking space and easy transit access.
Education, Activities and Events in the Community
For families with children, there is the Parkallen School that teaches children from grade 1-6. In September of this year, the school plans to launch a Mandarin bilingual program starting with K and grade 1. The Parkallen neighborhood has the recently refurbished Violet Archer Park, a spray deck, basketball court and an ice rink for the children to enjoy. If you would like to connect with a Realtor who can match your lifestyle with the perfect neighbourhood, contact the experienced real estate agents at Bowden Simpatico right away to learn more about this lovely Edmonton neighbourhood.
To find out more information about community events, educational workshops, and community sports activities Parkallen has to offer. Ask your realtor about housing prices to see what is most compatible for you and your family.