Why Are So Many People Moving to Genesis On The Lakes?

18,000 +
Population

39%
Age 20-49

25km
Paved Trails

29
Parks

Farmers’ Markets & Blueberry Bluegrass

Between mid-spring and the early winter, the town hosts a Farmers’ Market every Saturday. Homemade goods, fresh garden vegetables, and artisan coffee await. You’re sure to find something amazing to take home! Every summer enjoy the Blueberry Bluegrass Festival!

Property Tax Savings

Did you know that compared to Edmonton, St. Albert and Beaumont, the town of Stony Plain has the lowest property tax. If you chose to live in Stony Plain over St. Albert, you would save $927 dollars/year* in property tax! Multiply that by 20 years, and you’ll save $18,540. That’s enough to remodel a level of your home or help pay for your child’s university education.

* Savings based on a $500,000 dollar home

Community Amenities

In addition to being known as a friendly and caring neighbourhood, the closest grocery store from Genesis is under one mile away. Other amenities right outside the door? There is a 7-11, Liquor Depot, daycare coming soon alongside Sorrentino’s Stony Plain & Divine Escape Hair and Body Studio.

*Please note: Highway 628 is not paved at this time.

But what are the neighbours saying?

Why Build A Home At Genesis On The Lakes?

A beautiful, 140 acre, architecturally controlled community in Stony Plain, Alberta.

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.

Why are so many people moving to Stony Plain?

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 over 18,000. 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 home.

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Balance With Genesis On The Lakes

When building a 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. Here you get the serenity and security of a small town, with the conveniences of a big city.

The Arts

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.

Active & Healthy Lifestyle

Located just 8km away is the Trans Atla Tri Leisure Center, which is a "champion" of health and wellness in the Tri-Municipal Region. Stony Plain also has an extensive length of parks and trails running through the blossoming town. Clubs and classes are celebrated for everything from hockey, gymnastics and martial arts.

Location, Location, Location

Whenever you’re searching for a home, one of the most important items on your list is the 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, quiet, and safety.

  • Quick facts:

  • - 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

Culture: A Multicultural Heritage Centre

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.

Festivals - Stony Plain’s Strong Rural Traditions

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.

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