Some of us must outgrow the hustle and bustle of city life, others never get into it. Living in Black Stone, Leduc grants your wish to have the best of both worlds. Leduc, Alberta is a quiet suburb located south of Edmonton with lower housing costs than the big city, while still being close enough to everything you need, even your downtown Edmonton office. Leduc is well known for its small-town community feel with big city amenities. Checkout the top five reasons why you should consider building your Lincolnberg home in Leduc’s best new community, Black Stone!
1. Practice your hockey skills on Black Stone’s own skating rink
Outdoor sports are your thing? Black Stone has one of the coolest features to be found in Leduc: an outdoor skating rink! This brand-new state-of-the-art community rink is a full-sized ice surface with painted lines. Grab some friends and play some shinny, practice your power skating moves, or go for a leisurely skate! Tie your skates, get your gear on, and warm up in the rink shack. During the summer months, the dry rink is the perfect place to teach your kids how to bike or practice your basketball skills and shoot some hoops!
2. Proximity to the brand new Premium Outlet Collection mall
Like to shop til’ you drop? You’re going to love living in Black Stone, Leduc. Not only is there ample shopping located in town, you are also located just minutes from the brand new Premium Outlet Collection at the Edmonton International Airport. This shopping mall is the first of its kind in Edmonton, with 428,000 square feet of retail outlet stores and entertainment, including Forever 21, H&M, and Marshalls. Residents of Black Stone in Leduc will be able to get there in 10 minutes by taking the Queen Elizabeth highway to the Airport exit.
3. Get to the airport, quick!
Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, you’re usually in a rush to get to the airport and home after. With just a 10-minute commute from Leduc to EIA, living in Black Stone, you’ll never be late for a flight or homesick again.
4. Become a member of the Leduc Golf Club
Fore! Improve your golf game by being neighbours with the Leduc Golf and Country Club. This 18-hole Par 71 golf course is an avid golfer’s dream. It features an all grass golf range where you can spend your weekend afternoons, and a full-service clubhouse where you can kick back with a cold drink after your game. This golf course provides a naturally beautiful backdrop for you to enjoy within town limits, just a few steps from your new home in Black Stone.
5. Close to a new K-9 school
One of the most important considerations for a family moving to a new home is proximity to schools. Black Stone is located a short distance from West Haven Public School, a new K-9 located on the east side of Leduc. The West Haven Public School is part of a pilot program that provides families with a full family pass to the Leduc Recreation Centre, so not only will you be close to school, but you will get additional perks that will keep your family happy and healthy!