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San Rufo Homes Community Spotlight: Riverside

Posted on Jan 5, 2021 in Blog, Showhomes & Communities

Riverside is a brand-new community characterized by its proximity to St. Albert’s Sturgeon River, Big Lake and the White Spruce Forest. An outdoor lover’s delight, this nature-friendly neighbourhood offers residents over 145 acres of mature forest, beautiful parkland and scenic walking trails, just moments from their doorstep.

Entirely one-of-a-kind, Riverside is also home to a variety of beautifully crafted, affordable home styles and provides convenient access to some of the best amenities St. Albert and North Edmonton have to offer.

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Riverside Homes 

Home styles in Riverside consist predominantly of affordable, functional duplexes and spacious, single-family models – each and every one built to the high-quality and standards today’s modern buyers have come to know and expect from a brand-new build.

Duplexes – Riverside’s duplex models are strikingly roomy and remarkably family-friendly. Notable features include a minimum of three bedrooms (including a luxurious master suite), double or single front-attached garage, open-concept main floor, walk-through pantry and upper floor laundry.

Front Attached Single-Family Homes – An average of 2,000+ square feet, three to four bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, highlighted by nine-foot ceilings, ample space for entertaining and an endless array of contemporary features and finishes.

Keep in mind, homes in the area are also available in various stages of construction. These include fully completed, 100% move-in ready models as well as the ability to build and customize from the ground up. Home prices range from the mid 300s to the high 600s. 

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Accessible Amenities 

As we mentioned above, Riverside residents benefit from convenient access to amenities both in St. Albert and North Edmonton. St. Albert Centre, the city’s premier shopping centre featuring over 60 retailers and services, sits just moments away to the community’s east. Neighbouring St. Albert Trail also hosts countless big-box retailers, grocery stores, restaurants, pubs, cafes, shops and services – all within a few minutes drive. These include:

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Surrounding Schools 

In addition to a planned school site (currently under development), Riverside families benefit from having several schools immediately available in the surrounding communities, including:

Public options: 

Catholic options: 

French immersion: 

Recreation and Entertainment

From family hikes and bike rides to canoeing and wildlife watching, there’s always plenty to see and do in this nature-friendly neighbourhood. Aside from ample outdoor green space and natural amenities (including Lois Hole Provincial ParkRed Willow ParkRiel Recreation Park and the Sandpiper Golf and Country Club), Riverside also features plenty of nearby indoor recreation and entertainment venues:

An Ultra-Convenient Commute 

Riverside is located within a 5-minute drive of both St. Albert Trail and Ray Gibbon Drive. St. Albert Trail is particularly convenient for residents relying on the Anthony Henday and Yellowhead Trail (eastbound) as well as for anyone working in Edmonton’s north end. Ray Gibbon Drive provides streamlined access to both the Yellowhead Highway (westbound) and greater west Edmonton.   

To learn more about brand new homes available in the picturesque community of Riverside, we invite you to reach out to neighbourhood expert and sales associate, Corrinna Larsen. Or, for more information on the many other all-in-one communities in which we build, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

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