5 Feature High-End Homes in YEG (01/20)

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An open-concept living room with floor-to-ceiling windows featuring a view of Edmonton's green, treed North Saskatchewan river valley.

These five luxury homes not only feature custom designs and covetable locations, but spectacular vistas.

Great views shouldn’t be strictly for the birds. When purchasing a high-end home, the interior is certainly important, but many buyers may forget to also focus on what’s outside the windows. This is definitely something to consider in Edmonton, home to the beautiful, 18,000-acre North Saskatchewan River Valley—the largest continuous urban green space in all of North America.

Check out these five high-end homes overlooking everything from the city’s river valley to its expansive ravine system.

#1403, 11969 Jasper Ave NW

Just west of Edmonton’s downtown, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom Oliver apartment offers stunning, panoramic views of both the river valley and the cityscape. 

Perfect for the professional couple, this centrally-located apartment is listed for $1,100,000. The open-concept suite will wow guests, as hosts can show off the views from two balconies, before gathering everyone around the cozy fireplaces in the spacious living area. Beyond the beautiful interior, the apartment comes with three underground stalls, a storage locker, and a fully-equipped fitness facility in the building.

19 Wedgewood Crescent NW

With 10,306 square feet of finished living space, this sprawling four-bedroom, seven-bathroom property makes for a charming family home.

With floor-to-ceiling windows, exposed brick, and natural wood textures, the cozy interior of the house reflects the natural landscape of Wedgewood Ravine just outside. Beyond the carefully-crafted details, the home’s entire lower level is a bright walk-out to the large backyard, ensuring comfort and privacy. Priced at $6,900,000, this Wedgewood Heights home is a city haven.

9610 99a St NW

Few of Edmonton’s neighbourhoods are as iconic as Strathcona, located just south of the river valley in the heart of the city. This airy, 3,907 square-foot Strathcona home boasts two rooftop terraces—one facing the stunning glass pyramids of the Muttart Conservatory and the other overlooking the North Saskatchewan.

And, as if the views in this five-bedroom, six-bathroom home were not relaxing enough, it also features an elevator, wet bar, and four jacuzzi tubs. Centrally-located, this open-concept home is listed for $1,795,000.

5010 154 St NW

You might almost forget you’re in the city in this Ramsay Heights home priced at $1,588,888. Surrounded by mature trees and backing onto the North Saskatchewan River Valley, this bright four-bedroom, six-bathroom house offers a private escape.

All second-floor rooms feature views of the valley, while the other levels are bathed in light from large skylights. And when it’s time for a quiet night in, retreat to the master suite, which includes a gas fireplace, a six-piece ensuite with jet tub and steam shower, and two walk-in closets. This 4,212 square-foot home could be your everyday getaway.

27128 Twp Rd 511

Located west of Edmonton in Parkland County, this 2,392 square-foot home is a rural retreat. While the country house features open beams, a wood-burning stove, and hardwood floors, the property’s real treat is the 10 acres of open land and 30 acres of treed-land, which can be viewed from the large windows.

With six bedrooms and four bathrooms, this home includes space for family and guests to play, both indoors and out. Plus, the large deck is perfect for enjoying the view on summer evenings. Make this home your own for $1,290,000.