Beacon Heights HOMES FOR SALE
Beacon Heights has retained the character of a low-density residential area, centered around a lovely community park. Higher density housing was built between 1960 and 1980, and condos here are located conveniently near commercial amenities and main traffic routes.
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The historic community of Beacon Heights is located in Northeast Edmonton near the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. For many years, the area was a coal mining village, but today it is a family-friendly neighbourhood that is close to parks, amenities, and major transportation arteries.
It is the perfect place to settle for those who are searching for a friendly, quiet community that is close to everything Edmonton has to offer. The Beacon Heights real estate market is primarily composed of single-family homes, although buyers will find a limited number of low-rise apartment units and duplexes available as well.
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Beacon Heights is an old community with the first houses in the neighbourhood being built around 1910. These first homes were part of the town of Beverly before it amalgamated with Edmonton in the 1960s. The town of Beverly’s economy was driven by coal mining and many of the early settlers of this community worked in the local mines.
About fifty percent of the houses in Beacon Heights were built between 1910 and 1960. Buyers will find plenty of homes from this building era. Buyers will see lots of bungalows and split-levels in this community. Most homes from this period will be around 1,000 square feet and encompass three or four bedrooms.
On rare occasion, it is possible for buyers to find luxury infill properties. These houses enjoy a unique position. They are situated in an older community, which means that they can enjoy the perks associated with that, specifically larger lots and mature landscaping. Yet, the homes are free from the problems associated with an aging house. Inside, these houses are new, comfortable, modern, and energy efficient.
Beacon Heights homes for sale tend to be situated on spacious lots. Backyards are large and often fenced. This is perfect for homeowners with families. Fenced backyards provide young children with a safe outdoor space where they can play. Whether that means making snowmen in the winter or playing catch throughout the summer, you don’t have to worry about cars while they play in the backyard. For the avid gardener, these yards are a great place to plant a bounty of fruits and vegetables.
Many of the homes in Beacon Heights are accompanied by garden sheds or large garages where you can keep landscaping materials. Garages are a great place to keep your vehicle snow-free in the winter, and they are a great space for storage too.
The main housing style within this community is the single-family home. However, there are also a smaller number of low-rise apartment buildings and duplexes. Apartment buildings tend to be some of the most affordable options within this community, and they can be a great place to start out for a first-time buyer or someone who is on a budget.
Lots of Variety
Beacon Heights homes for sale can range widely in price depending on the date of construction, level of luxury, and size of the home. Prices begin around $200,000 and can exceed $400,000. Most buyers will find that this real estate market has something to offer within their budget.
Life in Beacon Heights
Beacon Heights is a great community for families, working professionals, and young buyers. It has plenty of options for recreation and is well-connected to the rest of the city.
Residents of Beacon Heights enjoy easy access to the rest of the city. Yellowhead Highway ensures that it is easy for commuters to travel west into the centre of northern Edmonton or east towards Sherwood Park.
Beacon Heights is close to all of the amenities the city has to offer, yet it is also only a few blocks from beautiful parks along the shores of the North Saskatchewan River. Floden Park is located south of the community. It is where you will find the Beverly Heights Community Hall. There you can enjoy a beautiful walking trail.
Jubilee Park is located at the centre of Beacon Heights. For many families, this means that they are within easy walking distance of a place where they can spend an afternoon enjoying a picnic. Children can enjoy the playground equipment and spray park or spend an evening skating at the rink. Jubilee Park is the heart of this community. Throughout the summer especially, residents will find that there are plenty of opportunities for them to join groups for all kinds of activities. There is something for kids, adults, and seniors.
This community truly is a great option for families with young children. The neighborhood has its own elementary school. Beacon Heights Elementary School services children from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
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Listing information last updated on February 15th, 2019 at 2:46pm MST.