Strathearn Real Estate For Sale
South Central Edmonton
Strathearn Real Estate Stats
Strathearn is east of downtown Edmonton and south of the North Saskatchewan River and has some of the best views of Edmonton (seen right). The neighbourhoods closest to Strathearn are Cloverdale, Forest Heights, Holyrood, and Bonnie Doon.
Two of the original landholders in Strathearn were J. McKernan, Edmonton's first telegraph operator, and W. Bird who built one of Edmonton's first water driven grain mills in Mill Creek. Donnell Road in Strathearn was named after another of the early landowners. A small part of the Strathearn area was annexed to the City of Strathcona and subdivided in 1907. Most of Strathearn remained undeveloped until the late 1940s and 1950s. More about Strathearn...
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The Strathearn Community league is very active, and has a web site.
According to the 2001 federal census, 9.7% of residences were constructed prior to the end of World War II. 52.5% were constructed between the end of the war and 1960. 15% were built during the 1970s and 20% were built during the 1980s. Residential construction in the neighbourhood was substantially complete by 1990.
The most common type of residence in Strathearn, according to the 2005 municipal census, is the single family dwelling. Single family dwellings account for 44% of all the residences in the neighbourhood. 36% are rented apartments in low rise buildings with fewer than five stories. 20% are rented apartments in high rise buildings with five or more stories.
Shops and services are found in the Strathearn Centre strip mall and at two other smaller commercial sites. There are three parks within the neighbourhood -- the school grounds, Silver Heights Park and Strathearn Park -- and three churches: Strathearn United Church, Assumption Catholic Church and the Bonnie Doon Stake Centre of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Strathearn Elementary/Junior School was a fixture in the neighbourhood from the early 1950s until 2005, when the Edmonton Public School Board closed it. In September 2006, the Ecole Publique Gabrielle-Roy, a francophone school opened in the building that had housed Strathearn School
Complete Strathearn demographics from the city of Edmonton are available here.