The Rutherford Community in South Edmonton
Are you looking for a vibrant and welcoming place to call home? Look no further than the outstanding Rutherford community in south Edmonton! Whether you’re a new family just starting out, a retiree looking for a place to enjoy your golden years or anything in between, Rutherford has something for everyone.
With ample green space, friendly neighbours, and all the conveniences you’ll need close by, it’s easy to see why Rutherford is such a popular choice. Come explore what this amazing south Edmonton community has to offer!
Located in the southwest of Edmonton, Rutherford is a thriving, family-friendly neighbourhood which is home to over 11,000 residents. With an abundance of parks, recreation facilities, schools and other amenities, as well as quick access to the Anthony Henday, Rutherford is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy nature without missing out on modern conveniences.
The neighbourhood is designed to be walkable and cyclist-friendly, with a network of pathways and parks and there’s a wide variety of housing options, from condos and townhouses to single-family homes. If you’re looking for a new community to call home, Rutherford offers a perfect mix of suburban and urban living, with access to Calgary Trail and other major roadways as well as the LRT system. This makes getting around the city a breeze with all the conveniences and amenities of downtown just minutes away.
All The Amenities You’ll Need
Rutherford features many essential stores and services to make life convenient for its residents. Sobey’s Southbrook is the neighbourhood’s go-to spot for groceries, with a Circle K and Shopper’s Drug Mart nearby as well.
There are also several great places to eat in Rutherford, including Tutti Frutti, Pho Hoan Palace, and Popeye’s Louisiana Grill. Plus, Rutherford is home to a number of banks, medical clinics, and other essential amenities. No matter what your needs, Rutherford has you covered!
One of Rutherford’s other main attractions is its proximity to nature. Rutherford residents enjoy plenty of green space and parks right in their neighbourhood. Blackmud Creek and Virginia Park Woodland are both great places to take a walk, have a picnic, or just relax in nature. Plus, with quick access to Whitemud Creek Ravine, Rutherford residents have plenty of opportunities to get outside and explore.
Perfect For Any Lifestyle
Whether you’re a first-time home buyer, looking to move up to a bigger place or downsizing for your retirement, Rutherford has something to suit you! Let’s take a look at some of the community features and home styles Rutherford has to offer for different families and lifestyles.
If you’re looking for your first home, Rutherford is a great neighbourhood to choose. You’ll find a great selection of starter homes (both single-family homes as well as condos), and Rutherford’s ease of access to the city center via transit and major roadways means you’ll still have all the convenience of the city without having to pay inner-city home prices. If you’re thinking of buying your first home, Rutherford is a welcoming community with plenty of activities and events to get involved in.
The Perfect Place To Raise A Family
Rutherford is perfect to raise a family, and if you’re looking to move up to a bigger home it’s an excellent choice. With plenty of parks and recreation facilities, kids will never be bored. Rutherford is also home to several great schools – Johnny Bright School, Monsignor Fee Otterson and Roberta MacAdams School are all located in the neighbourhood.
With a great selection of front and rear-attached homes, as well as laned homes, there are plenty of options for growing families.
A Great Place To Retire
It’s not only first-time buyers and young families who will be able to find a perfect home in Rutherford – it’s also a great choice for retirees. With plenty of amenities such as banks, medical clinics, and other essential services close by, it’s easy to stay connected and healthy. Plus, Rutherford is a safe and welcoming community, perfect for enjoying your golden years.
You’ll have lots of choices for downsizing in Rutherford – duplexes, condos, smaller townhomes and bungalows are all excellent options.
Rutherford is fantastic area to invest in. Its convenient location and great choice of amenities make it a great draw for tenants, and you’ll have a wide selection of investment properties to choose from. Popular options for investors include purchasing a regular single-family home (and perhaps creating a legal basement suite), a condo, or even buying both sides of a duplex to keep two rental properties in the same location.
Rutherford is conveniently located close to the Anthony Henday, making commuting a breeze. Whether you’re headed to downtown Edmonton or another part of the city, Rutherford is the ideal starting point. Plus, with quick access to Edmonton’s comprehensive public transit system, getting around town is a snap.
Approximate Commute times from Rutherford to Edmonton
- Downtown – 20 minutes: Downtown Edmonton is the heart of the city. With a thriving arts and culture scene, world-class restaurants, and plenty of shopping, Downtown Edmonton has something for everyone. If you’re looking for a night on the town or a day full of excitement, Downtown Edmonton has you covered!
- University of Alberta – 15 minutes: The University of Alberta is only 15 minutes away from Rutherford, making it the perfect destination for students. With a wide range of programs and a beautiful campus, the University of Alberta is one of the top universities in Canada. If you or your children are looking for an excellent education, the University of Alberta is the perfect choice.
- NAIT – 10 minutes: One of Canada’s leading polytechnic schools, NAIT is situated just 10 minutes from Rutherford. If you or a member of your family is interested in studying technology, you’ll be perfectly situated.
- West Edmonton Mall – 20 minutes: With over 800 stores and attractions, West Edmonton Mall is only 20 minutes away from Rutherford, making it the perfect destination for a day out. You’ll find everything you need at West Ed, plus with great restaurants and a movie theatre on site, you’ll never run out of things to do!
Other Fantastic Communities Close To Rutherford
Rutherford is just one of the amazing communities in south Edmonton. But you aren’t limited to only Rutherford if you’re looking for a new home in this quadrant of the city! Some of other communities include:
Point at Glenridding Ravine
Located just off Rabbit Hill Road, the Qualico community of Point at Glenridding Ravine is a highly-desired location in southwest Edmonton. Easy access to the Anthony Henday, natural surroundings and the nearby Currents of Windermere are all winning factors for this neighbourhood.
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Here, Sterling Homes offers ten different model options, and you can choose from either a rear lane detached or front attached garage.
Crimson in Creekwood Chappelle
Tucked in the gorgeous Heritage Valley, Crimson in Creekwood Chappelle is another Qualico development that is flourishing. In just 15 minutes, jet-setters and travellers will reach the Edmonton International Airport, and while at home there are tons of trails and green spaces to enjoy.
Donald R. Getty is the newest school in this neighbourhood, with other public and Catholic options available to families as well. Because the area of Creekwood is already developed, you and your family won’t lack any amenities you need including the Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre and plenty of shopping.
Sterling Homes is helping families find their perfect home in Crimson with eleven home models to choose from. Options include the beautiful Jannat front attached garage home, the Revive duplex home from our Evolve line, or the remarkable real lane Sansa home.
Located just southwest of Rutherford, Desrochers offers residents plenty of opportunities for recreation, relaxation, and connection with their neighbours.
You’ll find plenty of stores and other amenities in Desrochers, both at the nearby Shoppes at Chapelle Crossing which features plenty of stores, as well as a daycare, medical clinic and dentist’s office, and at the upcoming Desrochers Village.
In Desrochers, you’ll find both townhomes (such as the Cooper model), which are great for first-time buyers and downsizers, as well as front attached garage models like the Carson, ideal for move-up buyers and growing families.
Edgemont East is one of Edmonton’s newest communities located in the westend of Edmonton. The location means you’re well connected to the entire city.
But just because this is a new development doesn’t mean you’ll be missing out. There are plenty of school options for your kids like Bessie Nichols and Sister Annata Brockman, plus tons of shopping, services, and other amenities.
For this neighbourhood, we focused on our front attached garage home models, and offer home buyers four different choices including the Aspire, the Jannat, the Thomas, and the Trinity.
If you’re looking for a spacious, beautiful home in a great community, Rutherford is an ideal neighbourhood. It offers all the amenities of a big city while maintaining that small-town charm. Rutherford is also a great place to raise a family, with plenty of schools, parks, and other amenities nearby.
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Though Sterling Homes is not currently building in Rutherford, we have a variety of similar communities in the area you should consider.
About Sterling Homes
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. It is through our uncompromising commitment to our customers that we proudly deliver the Sterling Advantage – that’s why each and every home we build includes a 10-year home warranty, a completion guarantee and new home warranty excellence rating. Our Advantage is our pledge that, when you build your dream home with Sterling, we will deliver a timely, well-built home you’re sure to enjoy for years to come. Ready to get in touch? Call us at 780-800-7594 or book an appointment for a show home tour.
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