Edmonton Community Feature: The Best of Laurel Crossing
You want a neighbourhood that has it all, and we think you’ll find it in Laurel Crossing, one of Edmonton’s best new developing communities. It’s set in the southeast part of the city, and residents can enjoy a variety of amenities within the community and just a short drive away.
What makes Laurel Crossing unique?
Laurel Crossing has an attractive community plan that blends residential areas with community spaces. Your kids can play in the backyard, but they can also safely ride their bikes to the parks and playgrounds to meet up with friends from school. In addition to these fun spots, there are two stormwater ponds. You’ll love taking the kids for walks or bike rides around the ponds. It’s the perfect way to stay healthy as a family.
What styles of homes can I choose from if I want to live in Laurel Crossing?
One of the best things about Laurel Crossing is it incorporates a number of different home styles at price points that are appealing to families at different stages of their lives. You can choose to live in a brand new townhome, duplex, or front-attached home built with all of the features you’ve come to expect in a Sterling home.
While you can definitely choose to build your home from scratch including all of the design details you’ve been dreaming about, you’ll also be happy to know there are plenty of quick possession homes available in Laurel Crossing. If you want to move into your new home quickly, this is a great option.
Are there good schools in the area?
Yes! Many of the families in Laurel Crossing are excited about sending their children to the brand-new Svend Hansen K-9 school. It’s located within the community, and kids can walk to school in the morning rather than sitting on a bus for 30 minutes or more. Bisset Elementary is also nearby, and there are plenty of other public, private and Catholic schools throughout this area if there’s another track you’d prefer.
What else is nearby?
Within a few minutes’ drive, you’ll be able to get to just about anything your family could want. Rio-Can Meadows and Mill Woods Town Centre are two of the most popular shopping areas for those who live in this area. There, you’ll find popular stores like Co-Op Food Store, Real Canadian Superstore, Shoppers’ Drug Mart and Dollarama. There are also a number of popular chain restaurants in these areas.
You also won’t have to worry about a medical emergency. The Grey Nuns Hospital is less than 5 kilometres away.
Where do Laurel Crossing residents head for fun?
The Mill Woods Recreation Centre and the Meadows Community Recreation Centre are both nearby. Whether you’re looking for ice skating, a family-friendly pool, or someone to watch the kids while you take a fitness class, you’ll find it at one of these centres.
If golf’s your thing, you’ll want to check out the Mill Woods Golf Course. It’s a lovely course, and they offer lessons for those who don’t know how to play. You don’t need a membership, so come check it out whenever you can.
How is the daily commute?
Laurel Crossing is conveniently located. It’s just inside the Anthony Henday perimeter, so you can hop onto this major highway to travel anywhere you need to go. Whitemud Drive is also nearby. It takes about 20 minutes to get to the downtown area from Laurel Crossing. The southeast location also means it’s easy to get to the airport. When you’ve got an early morning flight for your next business trip, this is something you’ll definitely appreciate.
Why should I buy a home in Laurel Crossing?
As you can see, Laurel Crossing has a lot to offer today’s families. From affordable home options to fun places to play, it has a little bit of everything. Best of all, you’ll get the advantage of building a home in a new community. This is the best way to get a great deal on a home.
It’s hard to use words alone to describe just how nice Laurel Crossing is, so if it sounds like it might be the right neighbourhood for you, come out for a visit. Our Area Managers are happy to answer any questions you might have about our homes and our communities. We know you’re going to like what you see.
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At Sterling Homes, our mission is to provide the opportunity for affordable homeownership without compromise. Over the last 70 years, Sterling Edmonton has quickly become one of Edmonton’s most popular builders. We bring more than seven decades worth of exceptional customer service, superior design and unparalleled craftsmanship to the greater Edmonton area. As a member of the Qualico Group, Sterling Homes focuses on greater Edmonton’s finest family communities, while being able to offer some of the region’s most family friendly prices thanks to volume purchasing power for materials, trades and land. This has not only made Sterling one of Edmonton’s bestselling, move-up builders, but also one of the industry’s most respected home providers.
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