Thickwood is a large community made up of many small neighbourhoods. This is one of the older well established communities with in Fort McMurray. You will be able to find most major amenities within Thickwood, which are mostly all centrally located in the community. There is a very wide range of living styles and price ranges in this energetic community. With many options for dining, schools, shopping and recreational activities this community would be an excellent for any potential buyer.
Thickwood is located north of downtown Fort McMurray, being the first neighbourhood north over the Athabasca River Bridge. With direct access off of Highway 63, it is only a short commute to the Oil Sands sites or south to the heart of Fort McMurray. This neighbourhood is well settled and has most major amenities and services.
Thickwood offers many types of living styles and prices. You can find single family homes with options for large lots, attached or detached garages, basement in-suites and more. There are townhomes, duplexes, and condos with every option of parking, layout, in-suites, and yards that any buyer would want. With this neighbourhood being well established, you will be able to find an older home with the character that would take your breath away. Conversely, you could view new modern homes with sleek lines and functionality.
Families in the community enjoy the choice of many schools. Plus, lots of schools means lots of playgrounds, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, and parks. Also, you’ll find access to local walking trails and ATV trails. Finally, the neighbourhood has access to Birchwood Trails, which can give any person the illusion that they are away from city. Many community centers and the local YMCA live in this lively neighbourhood.
Thickwood is an ideal spot home buyers would want settle down as they will only be seconds away from outstanding dinning options, shopping centers, and most major services all with in walking distances.
Neighbourhood Amenities & Recreation
- Doctor and dentist offices
- Casman Centre
- Soccer field, tennis court & baseball diamond
- Access to local trails
- Dog park
- Playgrounds, parks & green space
- Thickwood Heights School
- Saint Paul's Elementary School
- Father Patrick Mercredi Community School
- Frank Spragins High School
- Westwood Community High School
- St. Gabriel Catholic School
- Westview Public School