Bellevue is one of those neighborhoods that everyone dreams of living in one day. This is perhaps why so many people have moved to the neighborhood and decided to call it home. With the best cost of living, the best schools and all round the best that Edmonton has to offer. There are plenty of activities year round the residents can enjoy.
Bellevue is a smaller residential neighbourhood located in north east Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The neighbourhood overlooks the North Saskatchewan River. The neighborhood has several parks the residents can enjoy while having a romantic picnic lunch. Residential development of the neighbourhood was substantially complete by 1960 in Canada with almost one residence in four (22.1%) of all residences built by the end of World War II. The neighbourhood is bounded on the south by the North Saskatchewan River valley, on the north by 118 (Alberta) Avenue, on the west by Wayne Gretzky Drive, and on the east by 67 Street
For any one who is a hockey fan Bellevue has plenty to offer a person. Rexall Place, home to the Edmonton Oilers and Edmonton Oil Kings hockey teams, is located just outside the neighbourhood on the north west corner of 118 (Alberta) Avenue and Wayne Gretzky Drive. Located next to Rexall Place is the Coliseum LRT station. A short distance to the west of the neighbourhood along 112 Avenue is Commonwealth Stadium, home to the Edmonton Eskimos football team. Located next to Commonwealth Stadium is the Stadium LRT station.
As mentioned before the neighborhood of Bellevue enjoys having one of the best school systems in the country. There are two schools in the neighbourhood, Bellevue Elementary School and Eastglen High School. Both are operated by the Edmonton Public School System which has a proven track record of having a high graduation rate, with 8 out of 10 students moving onto college. Concordia University College is located just to the west of Bellevue in the adjoining neighbourhood of Virginia Park. Wayne Gretzky Drive provides access to destinations on the south side, including Whyte Avenue and the University of Alberta's Faculte St. Jean.
The Bellevue area is a great place to settle in a raise a family. You can be close to the city and still feel like your in the suburbs. These are just a couple of the reasons that so many people decide to call Bellevue home. No matter the reason you are moving to Bellevue you too will call Bellevue home.