Neighborhood Profile: Blue Quill
Blue Quill is in Edmonton’s southwest, named after Cree Chief Blue Quill who traded in Edmonton in the late 1890s. Its north of 23rd Avenue, west of 111th Street, tucked in the bend of Whitemud Creek Ravine South. Bordering neighbourhoods of Blue Quill Estates, Skyrattler and Sweetgrass are considered part of the Blue Quill area and are home to schools, community centres and natural areas.
Families are in abundance in Blue Quill. In the summer you’ll find children riding their bikes to the park, families congregating at the community centre and parents lined up along the soccer field to watch their kids play an evening game. Residents keep busy with work and errands but take the time for a backyard barbeque, walk in the ravine or to recreate at the community centre or golf club.
Few main roads pass through Blue Quill, making it a quieter and more relaxed neighbourhood. Yards and homes are well maintained showing pride of ownership and making it an aesthetically pleasing place to live. Leave the peacefulness of the residential streets and you’ll be in the centre of busy commercial areas. You’ll enjoy being close to conveniences without having them intruding the neighbourhood.
There were 44 homes sold between March 1, 2019 and February 29, 2020 in Blue Quill, ranging from a low of $68,500 for a 637 sq ft one bedroom apartment style condo to a high of $632,000 for a 1,800 sq ft, fully renovated 2 storey home. The median sold price for homes in Blue Quill during the same time period was $265,000 which represents a 1,000 sq ft 2 storey half duplex.
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Sources: Realtor.ca and REALTORS® Association of Edmonton