Sherwood Park Alberta Real Estate
Welcome to Sherwood Park Alberta, a large Hamlet just 10 minutes from the city of Edmonton. It's located south of Highway 16 or the yellow head trail, and west of Highway 21, north of Highway 630. This young Hamlet established in 1955 on farmland just east of Edmonton has a population of about 72,000 residents. Sherwood Park has enough population to be Alberta's seventh-largest city but it still retains the status of the Hamlet, a small settlement with different jurisdictions and geographies but without the title of a town or city.
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More about Sherwood Park
Founded as a Campbell town by John Hook Campbell and John Mitchell in 1953 in Rule Strathcona County, the first homes were developed and marketed to the public in 1955. The Canada Post disagreed with the name due to the existence of other communities in Canada with the same name so it was changed to Sherwood Park in 1956.
Sherwood Park is still part of the Edmonton Metro region along the western edge of Strathcona County. Although it's a Hamlet, it has about 40 individual neighbourhoods, and more are being developed each year, some of the newest being Sherwood Hills Estates and Meadow Hawk. Being such a young Hamlet, is continuing to be built out but yet has a proud history of culture and maintains those ties through different outlets such as historical homes like Bremner House, Festival Place, Sherwood Park's Heritage Mile, and the Strathcona County Museum and archives. The Heritage Mile is an open-air museum preserving old landmarks from Strathcona's County passed. Festival Place is a unique theater with over 100 performances each year with plays, dance, and music. The Bremner House is a multiuse facility offering plays and activities as well as an annual tractor pull and Christmas events.
The Beaver Hills Biosphere is a unique location ideal for exploring open spaces with hiking trails, lakes, and campsites. The Elk Island National Park, and the Cooking Lake recreational area also offers several outdoor and nature-inspired activities and events. Sherwood Park also has several recreational facilities and sports complexes.
Sherwood Park Schools
Sherwood Park is part of the Elk Island Public Schools Regional Division No. 14, the Elk Island Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 41 and the Greater North Central Francophone Education Region No. 2. There are several public schools such as the Bev Facey Community high school, the Salisbury composite high school, and Canada's first charter school, the New Horizons charter school offering several gifted education programs for grades kindergarten through ninth grade.
Sherwood Park Homes
You'll find a wide range of homes and styles to choose from and Sherwood Park. Prices also vary greatly from $200,000 single-family homes to over $1 million estates. There are even manufactured homes in Lakeland Village and Jubilee Landing. There are golf course homes around the Broadmoor Golf course including Broadmoor Estates and Mills Haven. Nearly all homes are no more than about 5 to 10 minutes from the center of Sherwood Park including the mall, restaurants, drugstores, and grocery stores and the Strathcona County Community Centre.
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