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An historic community with deep-country vibes and big-city amenities, Fort Saskatchewan boasts some of the Edmonton area's most attractive and affordable homes for sale.

Nestled on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River just 25 kilometers northeast of Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan is a popular hometown for those who enjoy a slice of suburban serenity on the doorstep of the big city. But don’t get the impression that the Fort is a bedroom community by any stretch of the imagination. Located in the heart of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, one of Canada’s largest economic hubs, the city is a hotbed for the oil, gas, chemical, and petro industries. More than 850 businesses in industries ranging from manufacturing and technology to retail and healthcare reside there as well. If you’re in the market for a dream home in a city where you can live, play and work, then look no further than Fort Saskatchewan.

How do you feel about residing in a city where a flock of 50 sheep, guided by shepherds and border collies, roam the downtown parks, grazing away and keeping the grass trim? Rhetorical question – of course you love it! The Finnsheep, as they’re called, are local mega-celebrities and a major tourist attraction. Next time (bad pun alert) ewe are strolling the historic downtown streets, stop by and say hello to the friendly, people-loving herd (they're hard to miss). Not just sheep, they’re also attention hogs and will gladly approach and give you a warm, fuzzy Fort Saskatchewan welcome.

A sparsely populated, largely rural community with a tight urban core, Saskatchewan offers its residents the best of both worlds. The city's real estate market is highly divergent, with housing options ranging from stately country manors on large lots to studious townhomes in core neighbourhoods. Real estate in Saskatchewan includes homes so new you can still smell the sawdust, well-established dwellings, and historic properties as well. New and old, large and small, Fort Saskatchewan has a dream home for one and all.

Need a lift to the big city? Hop aboard the Commuter Transit Service buses, which provide peak-hour service to Edmonton’s Clareview Light Rail Transit station. Of course, in a sprawling and spacious city like Fort Saskatchewan, you’ll likely need your own set of wheels at times in order to work, live, play, and catch Oilers games conveniently.

Fort Saskatchewan consists of a variety of highly regarded neighbourhoods were crime rates are low and property values are high. For the urban-minded soul, the densely populated downtown is ideal and includes both single-family detached dwellings and condominiums. The centrally located Sherridon area has similar real estate options and typically has some of the most affordable homes for sale in Fort Saskatchewan.

Surrounded by parks and trails and situated a stone’s throw from the West Rivers Edge boat launch, West Park is a master-planned community where you’ll find some of the most modern and luxurious homes for sale in Fort Saskatchewan. Neighboring Pineview and Bridgeview are well-established areas featuring wide, tree-lined streets and parks and open spaces in every direction. Clover Park is a quiet, mature community tucked away just south of the Eastgate Business Park. Real estate in the neighbourhood consists of a mixture of two-story homes, bungalows, and ranches. Southfort, meanwhile, is your best bet if you’re in the market for a large, modern estate on an expansive lot (up to a full acre).

Got an itch for arts and culture? You can scratch it copiously in Edmonton, 20 minutes away, or you can stay in your own backyard. Catch a theatrical performance at the fabulous Shell Theatre. See the local art community’s latest offerings at the Alberta Lottery Fund Art Gallery. Or visit the Fort Saskatchewan Museum, an historic site that showcases 8 heritage buildings including an early-20th century courthouse, church, and school. The city is also home to a thriving Pottery Guild and supports a lively public art program that has transformed downtown into a creative landscape dotted with murals and sculptures.

A highly active and outdoorsy community, Fort Saskatchewan has 30 kilometers of linked, paved trails that host a steady flow of bikers, walkers, and roller bladers. Three hundred hectacres of parkland are spread throughout the city, which also includes a 9-hole golf course, 2 indoor ice arenas, and a community fitness centre (at the multipurpose Dow Centennial Centre). Legacy Park, the city’s primary gathering place, hosts city-wide celebrations throughout the year including the Enchanted Forest Christmas gala and the Family Festival each June, which welcomes the beloved sheep back into the not-so-mean streets of the Fort.