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October 12, 2021

5 Reasons to Live in Emerald Hills

By Cantiro Townhomes
Cantiro Townhomes at Emerald Hills

Sherwood Park, located just east of Edmonton, has always been a popular place for families to call home. Offering a small-town feel while still being accessible to the big city, Sherwood Park has witnessed immense growth over the past several years.

With unrivaled access to retail, recreation and more, here are our top reasons to live in Emerald Hills in Sherwood Park:

Close Proximity to Retail

Living in Emerald Hills offers a unique balance of serene suburban life while being within walking distance of all major retailers that Sherwood Park as to offer.

Emerald Hills Centre is a large commercial area that will comprise a total of 857,400 sq. ft. of retail once fully developed. It currently houses 60 tenants of all kinds including restaurants, services, and shopping—including anchors such as Bed, Bath & Beyond, Sport Check, Walmart and Marshalls.

Most recently, the Italian Centre opened their largest location yet in Emerald Hills with a 50-seat café, 30-seat patio, 70-ft. deli counter, full-service pizza bar, and in-house gelateria.


Across from our Cantiro Townhomes at Emerald Hills is the Emerald Hills Regional Park, a 27-acre area that includes a grass sports field, 2 baseball fields, and a FIFA II certified artificial turf facility used for multiple sports including soccer, football, rugby, field hockey and disc golf. In the winter, families can also bring their little ones to use the free Cowan Skating Pathway.

Located nearby is the Emerald Hills Leisure Centre which features a 6-lane 25-meter lap pool, 4-lane 25 meter warm pool, children’s teaching pool, whirlpool and steam room.

A short 5-minute drive will take you to Millennium Place which is home to a large fitness centre, aquatics centre, indoor track, gymnasium, twin ice arenas, leisure ice rink, fitness studio, field house, indoor playground, youth lounge and concession area.

You can have access to all of these facilities and more through Strathcona County’s Millennium Card, which can be purchased annually or set-up as an ongoing pass with monthly payments that can be cancelled at any time.


Not only is Emerald Hills unrivaled in terms of walkability for Sherwood Park communities, it also has amazing access to major arteries.

Trips in and out of town are a breeze with quick and easy access to the rest of Sherwood Park via Yellowhead Trail and the Anthony Henday.

Safety &
Environmental Focus

Sherwood Park’s vision is to become Canada’s most livable community—which includes focussing on safety and green initiatives.

In 2019, Sherwood Park ranked as Alberta’s second safest community with a population over 10,000 according to the Crime Severity Index.

Strathcona County, where Sherwood Park is located, is also considered a leader in environmental conservation with 55% of its land located in the UNESCO Beaver Hills Biosphere.

Luxury Maintenance-Free Living at an Attainable Price

Cantiro Townhomes at Emerald Hills offers contemporary 3-story luxury townhomes in a variety of floor plans that include desirable features such as double-attached garages, glass railing on oversized balconies, high-end finishes including quartz countertops and luxury vinyl plank flooring throughout the home.

This maintenance-free community is also perfect for those seeking a more active lifestyle, with snow removal and landscaping taken care of year-round to allow more time for travel, activities, and socializing.

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