Are you in the market for a dream home in a wide-open rural environment where the pace of life is blissfully slow and peace and quiet reign supreme both day and night? Look no further than Sturgeon County, Alberta, conveniently situated less than an hour north of Edmonton (even though it feels like worlds away). Depending on where you live in rural Sturgeon County, you can even be in Edmonton or St. Albert in 10 minutes flat.
Punching the clock with the urban masses then disappearing into a sprawling panoramic wonderland in a handful of minutes is a reality for many who reside in Sturgeon County. Many others, however, have the luxury of both living and working within county limits. A hotbed for the gas, oil, petro, and chemical industries, Sturgeon County is part of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, a collection of over 40 large-scale energy operations.
Feeling cramped in the big city? Stretch your legs out in Sturgeon County, which boasts 2,300 square kilometers of farmlands and open spaces. A sparsely populated area, rural Sturgeon County consists largely of country estates on vast plots of acreage. In the MLS for rural Sturgeon County, however, you’ll also find a fair share of both newer and well-established homes in traditional, subdivision-style neighbourhoods.