Affluent Magrath Heights is located in Southwest Edmonton. One of the most popular neighbourhoods within Terwillegar, Magrath Heights was established in 2003 and is one of many trendy neighbourhoods in the area. With wide open spaces, proximity to amenities, and high-end homes equipped with the latest in modern features and finishes, this scenic community is a great place for a growing family.
Typical Homes in Magrath Heights
Standard residences in Magrath Heights are very contemporary in design. Most units are two-story homes, but some are single-level houses. There are apartments and condos available as well. Smaller homes and condos usually have two bedrooms, but most houses have four to six rooms.
Homes feature very open interiors with large spaces and high ceilings. The interiors of these houses are outlined with modern and sleek appliances to fit the contemporary style of the area. Condos can be purchased in the $3 - $400s, but most standalone houses start in the $600s and range to around $1.5 million. The average price for a home in the area is slightly above $700,000.
The roads within Magrath Heights are laid out in the same fashion as those in nearby neighbourhoods. They are designed to minimize traffic flow while promoting bicycle and pedestrian travel. The neighbourhood features numerous parks, beautiful water features and ample walkways. Ogilvie Ridge Park is just a short drive away, and this serves as the site of the area's community league. There's also quick access to a number of amenities, and many are located near or on 23rd Avenue or Anthony Henday Drive.
Amenities of the Area
The region offers large areas of parkland and playgrounds, and there's an expansive recreational field and wooded area near the neighbourhood's centre. Aside from the parks and ponds within the area, Magrath Heights also has several restaurants and shops in the neighbourhood or on its northern face on 23rd Avenue. There are numerous popular fast food names along with "sit-down" spots serving burgers, cocktails, Japanese, Mexican and Italian cuisine. In the northwestern section, there are also nearby shopping facilities and banks. The area is adjacent to the expansive Whitemud Park and within close distance to Whitemud Ravine Nature Reserve.
Benefits of the Location
The location of this neighbourhood places it within close distance to various activities and places of interest. Terwillegar Recreation Centre is just up the road along 23rd Avenue. It's one of the area's most popular locations to find fitness, art, recreation, aquatic activities and sports, all in one place. Terwillegar Heights K-9 Public School is right on the edge of the area, and Monsignor William Irwin Catholic School is located in neighbouring Terwillegar Towne.
Currents of Windermere Shopping Centre features retail, entertainment, dining and many other services. For nature lovers, there are deep forests to the area's east as well as the North Saskatchewan River to the west for hiking, camping, fishing and boating activities. There are numerous soccer fields and open rec areas throughout this part of town, and they are only a short distance from Magrath Heights.
If you're looking for a fresher neighbourhood close to numerous popular shopping and dining venues, this area is ideal with its many adjacent restaurants and stores. The local homes are exquisitely designed with contemporary construction and interior designs, and it's a perfect area for anyone planning to live in a quaint community that's compact but just busy enough in its surroundings. Magrath Heights has a prime location with easy access to the best features Edmonton has to offer.Posted by Terry Paranych on