Neighborhood Profile: Ormsby Place
“Ormsby Place was named in recognition of A. W. Ormsby (1869-1961) who introduced the present grid system of numbering streets and avenues in Edmonton. Ormsby Place is a quaint and welcoming neighborhood that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, community spirit, and modern amenities. Conveniently situated in West Edmonton, Ormsby is easily accessible from major roadways like Anthony Henday Drive and Whitemud Drive making the area a suitable choice for both commuters and those who prefer a tranquil suburban lifestyle. The housing in Ormsby Place is diverse, offering a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums. The neighborhood boasts well-maintained 70s and 80s constructed properties and beautiful tree-lined streets, creating an inviting and picturesque atmosphere. Ormsby is a popular neighborhood for young families with its multiple green space areas for children to enjoy their time, as well as the centrally located Ormsby Elementary school. All amenities are very easily accessed with Callingwood situated directly to the east of Ormsby. This charming Edmonton neighborhood continues to attract residents who seek a harmonious balance between urban convenience and suburban tranquility.”- Misty Jespersen, Associate/REALTOR, Schmidt Realty Group Inc.
There were 19 properties sold between Aug 1, 2022 and Jul 31, 2023 in the Ormsby Place neighborhood, ranging from $137,000 for a 600 sq ft townhouse condo, to $575,000 for a 2 storey single family home with a walkout basement. The median selling price for homes in the Ormsby Place area during the same time period was $207,000 which represents a 991 sq ft, 2 storey townhouse.
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Sources: Realtor.ca and REALTORS® Association of Edmonton