Living in Heritage Valley

More and more smart families are choosing to make the Heritage Valley area of Southwest Edmonton their home.  With its great location, easy transportation options, and reputable communities home buyers know their investment will be protected and their family will have a safe and healthy place to grow.


Desrochers Villages is located in Heritage Valley which encompasses the area of southwest Edmonton south of Anthony Henday Drive, west of Calgary trail, and north of 41st Avenue SW.  Many well-known neighbourhoods are in Heritage Valley, including Rutherford, Allard,  and Chappelle.

Shops & Services

Residents of Heritage Valley typically do their everyday shopping at The Shops & Services of Ellerslie Road. Located just a short drive from Desrochers, this busy hub has everything you could possibly need: from 2 grocery stores, drugstores, numerous banks, restaurants, health, and spa services (click here to explore this area in Street View!).

Residents of Desrochers also have an exciting new retail development coming soon right next door! The first phase of the Heritage Valley Town Center is open!.

For bigger ticket items, several great shopping hubs are within easy driving distance: the popular Currents at Windermere, to Southgate Mall, to South Edmonton Common.


Heritage Valley enjoys great transportation links. Residents can access any part of Edmonton quickly via Anthony Henday Drive which is only a short drive from Desrochers.  Additionally, a future LRT extension is planned for right next to Desrochers. Talk about convenience! You can read more about the LRT plans on the City of Edmonton website.

Plus, with the 41st Avenue Interchange brand new interchange, residents in Desrochers enjoy quick & easy commuter access the highway.  For residents in Desrochers, getting to Highway 2 is a 5 minute drive!

Community Life

Living in Heritage Valley means having access to a ton of parks, green space, and, most importantly, great communities.

Drive through the area on a Saturday afternoon and you’re sure to see soccer games, families out riding bikes, walking dogs, or–in the winter–going for a skate at the nearby Allard Outdoor Rink.  To find out more information about what kinds of activities take place in this area, read more about the Blackmud Creek Community League.

Learn more about the vibrant Heritage Valley area by watching the short video: