Queen Alexandra real estate guide & listings for sale
Queen Alexandra is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. Most areas in this part of the city are reasonably quiet, as the streets are usually tranquil. Finally, getting to green spaces from many locations within the neighbourhood, such as Rollie Miles Athletic Field, is very easy since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is straightforward to get around in Queen Alexandra. This part of the city is transit friendly. The neighbourhood is served by approximately 20 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Most houses for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are also reasonably suitable for walking; many daily errands can be run without having to use a vehicle. Queen Alexandra is an extraordinarily convenient part of Edmonton for bike riders. In particular, bicycling is made easier by the generally flat terrain, and the cycling network is especially extensive.
Roughly three quarters of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters whereas the rest are occupied by owners. In this part of Edmonton, around 55% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, but duplexes and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. Roughly 45% of properties in this part of the city were built between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
The closest grocery store in Queen Alexandra is usually only a short walk away. Likewise, this neighbourhood is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. Property owners benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores. With respect to education, parents and their children will value that no matter where their home is located in Queen Alexandra, schools and daycares are close by.