When it comes time to settle down in a home of our own, we all look for that perfect place that can meet all our needs, while having an aesthetic appeal, nearby activities, convenience, and more. But does such a place exist?
If you are in doubt, you’ll want to take a look at condos for sale in St. Albert.
St. Albert has so much to offer that you will be surprised. This small city will present you with beautiful, natural areas, a booming commercial sector, and an exciting downtown district. In other words, it has it all and has accordingly been named one of the best places to live in Canada on multiple occasions.
There are many reasons to consider living in St. Albert, but we’ll present you with just a few below!
The Wonders of Nature
Do you love the outdoors? Do green spaces make you happy? Then St. Albert is a perfect place for you, with the Red Willow Trail system that features more than 85 kilometers of recreational trails that run through the Sturgeon Valley. These multi-use trails connect the major parks and neighborhoods of the city. There’s even the Sturgeon Valley Golf Course if golf is on your radar.
Care for the Environment
With green space being such a big part of St. Albert, you can imagine that taking care of the environment is a priority, and so recycling is a serious matter. The city is able to keep 67% of waste from reaching a landfill with its curbside garbage collection that handles trash, recycling, and organics. There are also seasonal waste programs and special recycling depots.
A Safe Environment for Your Family
St Albert is Alberta’s safest city to live in, with the lowest crime severity index of the province, which places the city below the Canadian average. This comes about through the efforts of the excellent police force and the strong community.
At the heart of St Albert, you will find the Perron District, home to many shops, restaurants, and cafes. It is the center of art and culture for the city, all while maintaining the area’s natural beauty.
The Farmer’s Market
The St Albert Farmer’s Market is the largest outdoor market in Western Canada and draws visitors from far and wide. With 250 vendors, and the highest-quality products all made locally, the market is not to be missed. You’ll be sure to spend many an hour here perusing goods that are made, baked, and grown locally.
An Excellent School System
If you have or are planning a family, you will benefit from St Albert’s educational programs. Three school districts serve the area, offering a variety of programs from kindergarten to grade 12, including French Immersion, an International Baccalaureate program, Sports Academies, Integrated Digital Technology and much more.
Students in St Albert regularly qualify for scholarships, with standardized test results that rank above the provincial average.
High-Quality Health Care
The Sturgeon Community Hospital provides emergency services, as well as women’s health care, pediatrics, cardiac care, surgery and rehabilitation services. Facilities are clean and modern, with more than 2.5 doctors per 1,000 residents. Specialized care is available in addition to standard family medicine.
You will never find yourself with nothing to do in St Albert. There are festivals and events to keep you entertained through the year, including the Rainmaker Rodeo, Seven Music Fest, Rock n’ August, and the Snowflake Festival. There is also the International Children’s Festival for your little ones, and block parties are a local tradition, often occurring during summer and filling your nights with food and fun.
St Albert is a fantastic, fun, and safe place to live and raise a family. Be sure to check out the condos for sale in St Albert and know that this warm, caring community will welcome you with open arms and make you wonder why you ever considered living anywhere else.
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