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Most likely the oldest neighbourhood in Edmonton, Rossdale was historically the industrial center in Edmonton’s early days, operating as a trading post and the gateway to the gold rush dreams in the Klondike. A flood in 1915 leveled many of the buildings, stalling the industry in the area, and many businesses simply didn’t return due to Rossdale’s elevation. Its position as nearly the lowest point in Edmonton raised concerns over the risk of future flooding, but for the homebuyer looking into Rossdale real estate, don’t worry too much about it – the North Saskatchewan River doesn’t swell much these days.Keep Reading about the Rossdale Community
Steps To The River Valley! Almost 4000 Sqft Of Finished Space In This Custom Built 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath Home Located In The Desirable Rossdale Neighborhood. Open Concept Main Floor With Hand Scraped Hardwood Floor & Elegant Three Way Stone Fireplace....
Absolutely Stunning Craftsman Inspired Character Home In The Heart Of The Edmonton River Valley! Situated On A 67' X 100' Double Lot, Perfect Re-development Opportunity For The Future, Plus A Suite In The Basement! The Main Floor Is An Entertainer...
Live The Dream!! Avoid Life In Traffic Jams!! Stunning Brownstone Home In Rossdale. Fantastic Entirely Renovated Brick Townhouse Boasts A Unique Central River Valley Location With No Condo Fees!! The Property Is Turnkey Ready For Your Lifestyle F...
Honey Stop The Car!! This Breathtaking Home Has Been Featured In Avenue Magazine Is A Must See. No Condo Fees! Extensively Upgraded Residential Attached Two Storey Townhouse In Sought After Rossdale's River Valley Estates. Red Brick Adorns The Ex...
Courtesy Of Craig Murray Of Century 21 All Stars Realty Ltd
Awesome 2 Storey In Nice Central Newer Part Of Duggan, Which Is Down A Few Doors From Overflow Park. Mature Lot With West Facing Back Yard. Comfortable Deck With Patio Doors Into Main Floor Family Room. French Doors To Private Dining Room. Main Fl...
Courtesy Of Nicole Cooper Of Royal LePage Noralta Real Estate
Amazing Redevelopment Opportunity In Sought After Rossdale. Park/west Facing Lot..although It's Being Sold Primarily As Lot Value, This Home Does Have Some Updates Throughout The Years And Is Very Solid! Could Serve As A Rental Opportunity While Y...
Executive 2 Bedroom / 2 Bath Condo In Rossdale Court. Gorgeous Panoramic City View. Substantial Upgrades Including Hardwood Flooring Throughout. The Kitchen Boasts Maple Cabinetry And Granite Counter Tops. Wall To Wall Windows Letting In Plenty Of...
Courtesy Of Carrie Banham-Posty Of RE/MAX Professionals
Ideal Central Location Just Minutes To Downtown Centre. This Fabulous Location Is In The Heart Of The River Valley. Downtown Living With The Feel Of A Single Family Neighborhood. Close To Walking Paths, Parks And The Walking Distance To The River ...
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Rossdale’s streets are lined with trees and has excellent boulevards for walking. In fact, residents can walk via a bridge to the nearby Whyte Avenue shopping and entertainment area, or can choose nature over the city sights and walk or bike along the many paths leading into the river valley. For commuters, it is possible to bicycle to downtown (provided you don’t mind cycling up some hills) to save on gas and get some exercise. Rossdale, despite its central location, is a haven for lovers of the outdoors, as the neighbourhood contains an amazing 11 parks. Its single family residential area is located in the eastern section of the neighbourhood, and is rather small, spanning only about 4 streets. As a result, living in Rossdale has a close, community feel.
Rossdale is connected to the river’s south side by three bridges, and while traffic can be heavy during peak hours, the location of most of the homes makes the residential sections more or less self-contained and noise-free. Parking is also plentiful most of the time.
After the 1915 flood, Rossdale real estate stagnated for a long period without experiencing much growth. Real estate prices were low, but the neighbourhood was underappreciated during the construction boom in the 1970s that helped so many nearby neighbourhoods grow. As a result, homes in the area can be rather eclectic in style and have quite a bit of character. Growth in Rossdale real estate came beginning in 1995, with the construction of the Parliament Plaza condominiums, and again with Rossdale Court condominiums in 2001. Today, Rossdale is growing, and we expect to see more growth in the near future.
Due to its unique history, homes for sale in Rossdale can span quite a few styles and housing types. Single family homes, condominiums, duplexes, etc. all seem to exist in roughly equal numbers in Rossdale – an oddity for any Edmonton neighbourhood. Its small size and excellent location make Rossdale a very desirable neighbourhood for home ownership.
Rossdale is named for Donald Ross, the Edmonton businessman who started Edmonton’s first hotel – but nothing quite so fancy as you may be thinking. Donald Ross lived in Edmonton in 1872, when he began renting out the second floor of his home. The house was expanded three times to take on more boarders, and after his death in 1915 the home was converted into a rooming house. It was, unfortunately, destroyed by a fire in the 1920s, but the neighbourhood that bears his name is a fitting tribute to his entrepreneurial spirit.
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