Baranow Homes For Sale
Baranow homes for sale are located in a unique community that centers mostly around business and industry. It’s a very long neighborhood with residences at both the north and south ends, which offers it a classic small-town feel. It has a friendly atmosphere that’s ideal for business owners and small families due to its close proximity to jobs and schools. Interestingly enough, Baranow was named after a Polish castle built in the early 1600s called Baranow Castle.
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Baranow real estate consists mostly of low-rise apartments, and single family homes and townhomes are less commonly available. Over recent years, there has been quite a bit of growth in residential areas, and that growth is expected to continue into the future. Properties were built as far back as the 1960s, and many of them have retained their traditional architectural styles.
One of the main advantages of living in Baranow is that it’s centralized around places to work and schools; commuting has never been easier, whether you would rather walk, ride a bike, or take a bus. There are several excellent shopping areas in the community, such as Real Canadian Superstore, The Brick, and Mark’s.
For some beautiful waterfront views, have a look at the southern areas of Baranow. There, you can find low-rise apartments that overlook both a beautiful pond and several expanses of greenery and trees. In addition, this peaceful area is within easy walking distance of local amenities and dining such as Cora and Tim Hortons.
If you have kids who need to go to school, check out the southern end of the neighborhood. There, you will find close access to Kensington School and McArthur School. The northern end of the community has better access to wilderness and parks, which are ideal for picnics, tai chi, meditation, and many other options. Oxford Park and Orval Allen Park, as well as several wooded areas, are just a few of the public parks in and around Baranow.
Things to do in and around Baranow
Life in Baranow is quiet, peaceful, and private while still within easy access of jobs and essential amenities; it’s a perfect balance. One of the most entertaining places that kids and adults alike enjoy visiting is Castle Downs Park. There are a myriad of things to do in and around this park, including, but not limited to:
- Castle Downs Skatepark
- Castle Downs Arena
- Castle Downs Family YMCA
- Edmonton Public Library
- Well-maintained playing fields and baseball diamonds
For those looking to get out to the big city, Edmonton is a 20 minute drive away or a 40 minute bus ride. There are many reasons to go into Edmonton, including work, the Royal Alexandria Hospital, and Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. You can also find ample shopping opportunities at unique places like Carbon Environmental Boutique, Oliver Square, and Longstreet Shopping Center.
Disclaimer: Information herein deemed reliable but not guaranteed by the EREB.
Listing information last updated on February 15th, 2019 at 1:46pm MST.