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Brander Gardens, Riverbend, Southwest Edmonton

The Brander Gardens area was annexed in 1960 by the city of Edmonton. In 1961, the area was included within a plan for phased development of a large portion of southwest Edmonton.

In 1969, Brander Gardens was included within the Riverbend-Terwillegar Heights Outline Plan, a detailed a development scheme for a comprehensively planned community to be, in many respects, self-contained. Riverbend-Terwillegar Heights, with a predicted ultimate population of 95,000 people, was the first of Edmonton’s residential housing areas to be planned on such a large scale.

In 1967, just prior to preparation of the overall plan, Brander Gardens, called Glamorgan at that time, was the subject of a subdivision re-plot. Almost all Brander Gardens houses were constructed during the 1970s. Most homes are in row housing and condominium apartments clustered along the major traffic route, Riverbend Road. The residents of Brander Gardens are served by businesses located in the Riverbend Shopping Center. Proximity to the Whitemud Freeway facilitates access to other major commercial and employment areas in Edmonton.

Brander Gardens was named in honor of George Brander, who came to Edmonton in 1921 and established a peony garden in the Bonnie Doon Area. The gardens were an attraction for Alberta until the 1940s and were the source of most of the peonies in Alberta.

 

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What's happening in Riverbend Edmonton?

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Riverbend has always been an Edmonton area high in demand and this year is no exxception. So far this year, there have been over 170 homes sold in the Riverbend and Terwillegar area. The first real estate annual quarter according to the Edmonton Real Estate board, 8 properties in Brander Gardens, 7 homes in Brookside, 9 in Bulyea heights, 3 properties in Carter Crest, 5 homes in Falconer Heights, 4 in Henderson Estates, 3 properties in Ogilvie Ridge, 8 in Ramsay Heights and Rhatigan Ridge takes the lead with 12 home sales from January to March 2017. View more homes for sale in Riverbend Edmonton.

   

 

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Riverbend real estate sales for the month of Febraury 2016, included a total of 22 properties. 5 condominiums and 17 Single Family homes. The average detached home sale price in Riverbend, Edmonton for the month of Febraury was $603,664 with the average days on market at 64 days. In the combined areas of Terwillegar and Terwillegar South, there were a total of 4 single family homes sold and no condominiums.

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The Riverbend area had a total off 33 properties sold in the month of January 2016. Thirteen Condominiums and twenty single family homes were sold with an average price of $548,000 with 61 days on the market, which was 10 days sooner than the city of Edmon's 71 days on market. View Edmonton Market statistics here...

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