Imagine this — you walk out into your backyard, into the cool morning air, coffee in hand, with the sound of birds in the distance. You’re struck by how the sun reflects off the seven acre lake, how lush and green the scenery is, and how refreshing it is to be surrounded by quiet. You take in a deep breath of fresh, open air and think to yourself, “It’s good to be home.” That’s Genesis On The Lakes.BOOK A SHOWING
Every year in the heart of Alberta’s capital region, more and more Canadians are proud to call Stony Plain home. In 2011, its population grew 21.7% from the last Canadian census. In 2015 a 13.8% growth in population, and in 2016 a 14.2% growth in population. As it stands, it’s currently the third largest town in Alberta, with a population of 16,127. What is it about Stony Plain that has attracted so many in the last decade? Let’s take a closer look at what makes this town such an attractive destination for your forever home.
When building a forever home, you’re not just building a house— you’re building a life! A location that offers peace and security to you and your family is paramount. With Stony Plain, you get the serenity and security of a small town, with the conveniences of a big city.
Whenever you’re searching for a forever home, one of the most important items on your list is location, location, location. Stony Plain, and Genesis On The Lakes, has you covered whatever your needs! It’s located within Parkland County, 8 km west of Spruce Grove and 17 km west of Edmonton, with easy access to both cities. At the same time, it has a deep rural connection, offering peace and quiet.
- 30 minutes to Edmonton
- 1 hour to EIA (Edmonton International Airport)
- 3 hours to Jasper
- 3.5 hours to Calgary
- 4 hours to Grand Prairie
A lot of people don’t know this, but the first recorded homestead in Stony Plain dates as far back as 1881. The name ‘Stony Plain’ comes from the “Stony” indigenous people who historically camped in the area. Stony Plain officially became an incorporated town in 1908.
The town boasts a total of twenty-six (26!) larger-than-life outdoor murals. These murals depict important figures and events in the town’s local history.BOOK A SHOWING
Culture is alive and well in Stony Plain, Alberta. Institutions include the Stony Plain Public Library, the Multicultural Heritage Centre and the Pioneer Museum. The Multicultural Heritage Centre, with its perfectly landscaped gardens, features historical displays, a gift shop, an art gallery, and the Wild Rose Library.
In the summer, Stony Plain hosts two major festivals which attract visitors from all over Alberta. The first, The Blueberry Bluegrass and Country Music Festival, is the largest bluegrass event in Western Canada. The second is the always anticipated Cowboy Poetry and Country Music Gathering.BOOK A SHOWING
The connection between Stony Plain and its rural past is strong. The town gathers together each year to celebrate The Farmers’ Days Rodeo and Exhibition. This three-day festival is a family favourite, and includes a midway, parade and pancake breakfast.
Between mid-spring and the early winter, the town also hosts a Farmers’ Market every Saturday, known as “Stony Plain Farmers’ Market. Homemade goods, fresh garden vegetables and artisan coffee await!
Sports of all kinds and for all ages are celebrated in Stony Plain. Including clubs and classes for everything from to hockey, to gymnastics to martial arts! Just like Edmonton, Stony Plain also has an extensive length of parks and trails running through the blossoming town. Located just 8 km away is the Trans Alta Tri Leisure Centre, which is a “champion” of health and wellness in the Tri-Municipal Region.BOOK A SHOWING