The area of Hairsine is located in Northeast Edmonton. The community is bounded on the east by Victoria Trail, on the west by 36 Street, on the north by 144 Avenue and on the south by 137 Avenue. And is one of Edmonton's most sought after neighborhoods. The Clareview LRT Station is located to the west of the neighborhood along 137 Avenue. Giving access to Edmonton's award winning public transportation system within a short walk.
Hairsine is one of Edmonton's relatively younger neighborhoods. The area in total is less than 40 years old which is much newer than the areas which surround it. The neighborhood is built for families with young children, seeing as there are two elementary schools located in the area. The average home in the area usually contains features of Modern floor plans and spacious the yards are comfortable and the streets are wide and easy to
There are two schools in the neighborhood. John D. Bracco School is operated by the Edmonton Public School System. St. Bonaventure Catholic Elementary School is operated by the Edmonton Catholic School System, as is known as one of the best catholic elementary schools in the city.
Almost all residential development in the neighborhood occurred during the period between the 1970s and 1980s. Three out of every five residences were built between 1971 and 1986. Two out of every five homes were built between 1981 and 1990. This newness lends itself to open floor plans with a contemporary feel and kitchens and bath with modern conveniences.
The most common type of residence in Hairsine, is the row house. The charming Row houses which line the streets of this neighborhood account for just over half of all the residences in the neighbourhood. One in four residences are single family dwellings. While one in five are rented apartments in low rise buildings with fewer than five stories. The remaining are duplexes. Two out of every three residences, 68%, are owner occupied with only one out of every three being rented.
The population of the neighbourhood is comparatively stable with roughly half having lived at the same address for at least five years. The reason they stay is the quiet surroundings and the easy access to transportation options. The close proximity to some of Edmonton's best shopping and night life also make this area great for a variety of buyers.