Real Estate

University Area

The University of Alberta is centrally located, right across the river from downtown Edmonton. Although its comprised of four campuses, when we refer to “University Area” real estate we really mean the neighbourhoods closest to the main campus: McKernan, Parkallen, Pleasantview, Queen Alexandra, Walterdale, Mayfair, Strathcona, Windsor Park, Ritchie, Hazeldean, Argyll, and Mill Creek Ravine. University Area residential real estate offers plenty of greenery & great condo options for students.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $558K
Lowest Price $80K
Highest Price $5M
Total Listings 443
Avg. Price/SQFT $375

Property Types (active listings)

University Area Home Styles

Traditionally the University Area consisted mostly of small bungalow-style homes and condos; however, modern infill properties are becoming more prominent throughout the University Area. Whether you are looking for a character home, a modern new-build or the convenience of a condominium residence, you will find it along with picturesque tree-lined streets and access to the river valley. 

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# 210 12111 51 Avenue Nw, Edmonton



# 210 12111 51 Avenue Nw, Malmo Plains, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Condo / Townhouse - 1 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,382 SqFt
Courtesy Of Leanne Leuschen Of Liv Real Estate
9103 117 St Nw, Edmonton



9103 117 St Nw, Windsor Park, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Single Family - 1 4 Beds 4 Baths 2,693 SqFt
Courtesy Of Mauricio Niemeyer Of Liv Real Estate
# 403 10625 83 Avenue Nw, Edmonton



# 403 10625 83 Avenue Nw, Strathcona, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Condo / Townhouse - 1 1 Bed 1 Bath 584 SqFt
Courtesy Of Deidre Harrison Of Liv Real Estate
Nw, Edmonton



Nw, Queen Alexandra, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Single Family - 3 Beds 4 Baths 645 SqFt
Courtesy Of Tom Jastrzebski Of 2% Realty Pro
Nw, Edmonton



Nw, Strathcona, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Single Family - 3 Beds 3 Baths 2,047 SqFt
Courtesy Of Vanessa Cabaniang Of Exp Realty
10734 70 Avenue Nw, Edmonton



10734 70 Avenue Nw, Queen Alexandra, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Single Family - 4 Beds 1 Bath 1,141 SqFt
Courtesy Of Joanna Benvenuto Of RE/MAX River City
Nw, Edmonton



Nw, Strathcona, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Condo / Townhouse - 2 Beds 2 Baths 853 SqFt
Courtesy Of Terry Paranych Of RE/MAX Excellence
Nw, Edmonton



Nw, Strathcona, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Condo / Townhouse - 2 Beds 2 Baths 1,033 SqFt
Courtesy Of Terry Paranych Of RE/MAX Excellence
11403 53 Avenue Nw, Edmonton



11403 53 Avenue Nw, Lendrum Place, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Single Family - 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,497 SqFt
Courtesy Of Christopher Proctor Of MaxWell Devonshire Realty
11114 70 Avenue Nw, Edmonton



11114 70 Avenue Nw, Parkallen, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Single Family - 4 Beds 3 Baths 1,270 SqFt
Courtesy Of Joanna Wolk Of RE/MAX River City
Nw, Edmonton



Nw, Allendale, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Single Family - 3 Beds 2 Baths 685 SqFt
Courtesy Of Laura Tosto Of RE/MAX Real Estate
10818 73 Avenue Nw, Edmonton



10818 73 Avenue Nw, Queen Alexandra, Edmonton

ACTIVE - Single Family - 3 Beds 1 Bath 877 SqFt
Courtesy Of Alan Gee Of RE/MAX Elite

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University Area FAQs

▸ Why Liv in University Area?

There are plenty of reasons why living in Edmonton’s University Area might make sense. Close proximity to downtown, easy access to public transportation, and a wide range of housing options all help make the University Area an intriguing option for any home buyer to consider. In addition, there’s also plenty of cafes, restaurants, and small shops scattered around the University of Alberta campus as well, which only adds to the area’s appeal and convenience.

▸ Where is University Area Located?

The University Area neighbourhood represents the general area surrounding the University of Alberta. You’ll find its location is just southwest of Downtown Edmonton, just across the North Saskatchewan River.

▸ What are University Area's Boundaries

The University Area is bounded by Saskatchewan Drive NW to the north, Groat Road NW to the west, University Avenue and 82 Avenue NW to the south, and 110 Street NW to the east. 

▸ What are Typical Home Prices in University Area?

Look for most condos in University Area to start somewhere in the $170,000 range and go up from there. Bungalows, cottages and attached homes in the neighbourhood tend to fall somewhere between $500,000 and $800,000, while larger detached homes or newer construction homes start around $800,000 and go into the million to multi-million dollar price range. 

About University Area Property For Sale

While there are certainly well-located condominiums for students seeking off-campus options, that are within walking distance to class and recreation facilities, University Area property for sale includes many great family subdivisions. With quiet, tree-canopied streets and plenty of nearby restaurants, pubs, activity centers and parks there's plenty to enjoy for all ages. Find unique character homes full of modern renovations and featuring oversized, tranquil decks amidst the trees, or uncover penthouses with breathtaking panoramas. Newer condominium and house listings at a higher price point boast contemporary fixtures from stainless steel appliances to granite counters.

Given its location, University Area house listings often feature an assortment of surrounding walking and cycling trails. The campus and area are serviced by the Edmonton Transit System (ETS), which supplies the area with bus services, as well as University Station, which is a light rail (LRT) station.

University Are Real Estate & Urban Community

One of the biggest resources here is the University of Alberta Hospital, considered one of the nation's leading research and teaching hospitals. Having local sports teams and clubs nearby also means there are countless varsity sports events to cheer on, or cultural happenings to attend in and around University Area real estate, even if you're not a student. With its central location get in and out easily to attend the annual Edmonton Poetry Festival or the Edmonton Pride Festival.

The campus also offers diverse recreation, including the Van Vliet Centre and Universiade Pavilion, with a pool, climbing wall, sports courts, and fitness and lifestyle centre. Adjoining Strathcona offers historic walking tours of Central Edmonton, and the area is also home to many parks like Garneau and Walterdale Park. There are plenty of schools in the area, while the university offers an assortment of learning institutes and daycare opportunities for students, faculty and staff.

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