The area known as Hazeldean is a residential neighborhood located in Southeast in Edmonton. The neighborhoods’ biggest feature is the Mill Creek Ravine. One of the older neighborhoods’ in the Edmonton area, Hazeldean is a community of pretty houses with pretty yards and good friends.
The original residential development in the Hazeldean neighborhood began before the end of World War II when approximately one in eleven of the residences were built. These homes have traditional floor plans and while they have smaller front yards they have large back yard well suited to gardens and friendly entertaining. Three out of four residences were constructed between the end of World War II and 1960, giving them a slightly more modern feel to their interiors and they usually have larger yards both front and back.
Four out of five of residences, are single family dwellings. These make them the most common type of residence in the neighborhood. Another one in seven are row houses. The remaining 2% are duplexes. 62% are owner occupied while 38% are rented.
Hazeldean Elementary School which is operated by the Edmonton Public School System is a wonderful facility which serves the needs of the families of Hazeldean with small children. École J. H. Picard School operated by the Edmonton Catholic School System is the only Catholic school in Western Canada that provides complete French Immersion education from kindergarten to grade 12.
Residents have good access to the Argyll Sports Centre in the neighborhood of Argyll located slightly to the east and the recreational opportunities abound in the neighboring Mill Creek Ravine.
The Hazeldean area is full of wonderful older houses with large lots and spacious well thought out traditional floor plans. The neighborhood has a tradition of strong community ties and the convenience of a nearby medical center is always a plus.