Crestwood Homes & Real Estate in Edmonton
Crestwood homes for sale are conveniently located on the western part of central Edmonton, bordered by the main thoroughfares of 149 St to the west and Stony Plain Road to the north. Situated just west of the winding North Saskatchewan River, many of the houses in Crestwood are made up of astounding views of one of Edmonton’s most iconic sights. Crestwood is also the home of Candy Cane Lane, where many residents of the neighbourhood decorate their lawns with extravagant decorations every holiday season, attracting families from all over the city. Two ravines also border the neighbourhood to the north and south, so residents are never far from exploring the amazing trails here.
Homes in Crestwood have a wide range, which is to be expected considering how desirable it is to live in the neighbourhood. Buyers can find anything from bungalows to two storey buildings, although most of the properties in the area are detached, single storey homes with plenty of space in both the front and back yards.
Many of these older properties have been updated with modern amenities such as stainless steel appliances, modern countertops, and renovated basements — perfect for those looking to rent out part of their house for a second income.
Crestwood Area Information
Homes in Crestwood are known for their close proximity to the city’s downtown centre as well as the beautiful North Saskatchewan River, one of Edmonton’s finest features. The river valley can be seen from many areas of Crestwood, as the east side of the neighbourhood borders the North Saskatchewan River.
Living close to the downtown core is another major benefit of living in Crestwood. From plenty of incredible restaurants, to multiple opportunities for festivals year-round, there’s always something to do in Central Edmonton.
The area also offers access to great schools and parks, perfect for young families looking to walk their children to school.
Other great communities near Crestwood include Parkview and Glenora.
FAQs About Crestwood
How far is Crestwood from downtown Edmonton?
Crestwood is a mere 5-10 minute drive to downtown Edmonton. Despite it’s close proximity, the neighbourhood of Crestwood feels like a secluded area nestled in the beautiful river valley.
How old is the neighbourhood of Crestwood?
The community of Crestwood was founded in 1917, with residents taking inspiration from the Neighbourhood and Social Clubs popular in the state of New York at the time. This actually puts Crestwood in the running for the oldest continuously running Community League on the continent!
Is Crestwood a good area to live?
Crestwood is considered to be one of the safest areas to live in Edmonton, with a very low crime rate compared to the rest of the city.
When does Candy Cane Lane happen?
Candy Cane Lane, a classic Edmonton tradition, happens annually throughout the month of December, with participating residents usually turning their lights on from 6pm to 10pm nightly.
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