Neighborhood Profile: Stony Plain
“Located approximately 35 kilometers west of Edmonton, Stony Plain represents a perfect combination of small town charm and modern amenities. It offers a slower pace of life with a strong sense of community pride and spirit just a short drive from the conveniences and attractions of the larger city, making it an excellent place to raise a family, retire, or simply enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle. Stony Plain is home to plenty of parks, trails, and recreational areas to explore both within town and the surrounding Parkland County nature, as well as larger attractions like the Stony Plain Golf Course, Outdoor Pool & Spray Park, TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre and much more. Residents and visitors alike can explore its history and culture through the many shops, weekly farmer’s market, heritage sites, murals & museums including the newly revitalized downtown Main Street of Old Stony. Throughout the year, the town is never short of popular and lively celebrations of music, art, and agriculture, such as the annual Farmers’ Days Parade, Rodeo and Exhibition, Blueberry Bluegrass Festival, Family Fest and the Winter Light Up. For the foodies, Stony Plain continues to cultivate local gems like Atomic Pizza, Blake’s Bakery, Twenty Eight Urban Kitchen and more.
From multi-family units and single family homes for first time buyers to heritage and estate homes, Stony Plain has something for everyone while maintaining a relatively low cost of living compared to other cities in the region. As of February 2023, the benchmark single family home price in Stony Plain was $385,100 making it an attractive option for those looking for a more affordable place to call home. Overall, Stony Plain is an excellent choice for anyone looking for an established, friendly and active community with a local feeling all without sacrificing access to shopping, recreation and creature comforts.”- Elly Vledder, Associate/REALTOR, Schmidt Realty Group Inc.
There were 457 properties sold between Mar 1, 2022 and Feb 28, 2023 in the Stony Plain area, ranging from $75,000 for an 767 sq ft apartment condo to $1,199,000 for a 2,900 sq ft hillside bungalow on 10 acres. The median selling price for homes in the Lynnwood area during the same time period was $352,500 which represents a 1,200 sq ft bungalow with double attached garage.
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Sources: YEGisHome.ca, Realtor.ca and REALTORS® Association of Edmonton