Gold Bar Homes For Sale
With recreation opportunities and green space aplenty, it's no wonder that families and commuters flock to purchase Gold Bar, Edmonton real estate. Set along the south bank of the North Saskatchewan River, Gold Bar homes for sale are adored for their proximity to Canada's largest urban park, North Saskatchewan River Valley Park, which spans 44,000 acres, wrapping Edmonton's urban landscape in a ribbon of green.
An attractive option for growing families, first-time home buyers and those that wish to settle in a mature, safe and well-established community; a third of Gold Bar homes for sale were built between 1946 and 1960, with the remainder going up in the 1960's and 1970's.
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Homes for Sale in Gold Bar
While some minor development of Gold Bar real estate began prior to World War Two, it wasn't until directly after the war that the majority of housing was completed. Nearly two-thirds of the current Gold bar homes for sale was built between 1945 and 1960 with the remainder of construction being completed up to 1979. With fantastic links to the business hub, Eastgate Business Park; Gold Bar offers commuters a rural retreat in the heart of Edmonton's suburbs.
The most common style of housing available in Gold Bar real estate is the single-family detached bungalow, which accounts for nearly 80% of the development. The remaining housing options include row homes and a handful of rent-friendly low-rise apartments. With an average home price of $418,145, a single-family detached home in original condition would cost in the range of $300,000. As the price goes up so does the quality, with homes in the $400,000 range featuring newer windows and the conveniences that we expect in the modern age. Yet, many of the homes manage to retain the original charm with features such as wainscoting and crown moulding.
Living in Gold Bar
Gold Bar should be the one-stop solution for commuters who love to escape to the outdoors but still wish to enjoy a short journey to work. Whether you work in the Eastgate Business Park or one of Downtown Edmonton's offices, you'll be able to leave work and escape to your suburban paradise within 15 minutes in moderate traffic. When you're not dealing with the drudgery of the daily 9-5, the peaceful environment that surrounds your Gold Bar real estate will surprise you.
Some of the key benefits of living in Gold Bar are:
- Close to amenities
- Close to large parks
- Great schools nearby
- Short commute times
For all your shopping needs, explore Capilano Mall which is situated in the neighbouring community of Ottewell and hosts regional brands such as Walmart, Canadian Tire, and Safeway. If you prefer to shop local, you'll find a slew of local small businesses and various food outlets along 101 Avenue which is a 6-minute drive away. For your little ones, you'll find two schools within Gold Bar including the private Christian school, Mount Carmel Bible School.
Spend your weekends walking the dog off leash along the river the summer's sun or dust off your skis when winter sets in and take to the many cross-country ski trails that are so synonymous with life in Canada. When you've explored all there is to explore in Tiger Goldstick Park, take a pleasant walk over the pedestrian footbridge to Rundle Park to play a game of disc golf.
Disclaimer: Information herein deemed reliable but not guaranteed by the EREB.
Listing information last updated on February 19th, 2019 at 4:01pm MST.