Timberlea was originally developed to house as many as 34,000 residents, which would make it one of the largest and most popular communities in Fort McMurray’s real estate market. Despite the economic downturn and Fort McMurray wildfire, Timberlea’s real estate market has maintained some of the highest prices in Fort McMurray and homes for sale in Timberlea are still incredibly popular. Buyers looking at Timberlea’s real estate can expect to find a wide variety of homes including manufactured homes and condos on the low end, to executive and single-family homes on the high end.


Low strata fees, functional floor plans, and in-suite laundry facilities are just some of the features that home hunters in Timberlea’s real estate market can expect to find. Occasionally, the condos for sale in Timberlea will have multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, providing a perfect excuse to host guests or out-of-town visitors. The kitchens tend to have a considerable amount of cupboard and counter space as well as having all the essential appliances including a fridge, freezer, stove, and occasionally, a dishwasher too.


At the highest end of the Timberlea real estate market, discover Fort McMurray’s finest homes. A home of this type might be a bespoke home that features many professional-quality interior design elements including grand entranceways with chandeliers, custom flooring, cathedral ceilings and elegantly designed crown moulding. In a home for sale of this type you can expect that the kitchen will feature quality hardwoods, granite countertops, professional-series stainless steel ovens, hoods and gas ranges, and large bedrooms. Beyond the grand staircases, expect to be wowed by the master suite, which has been known to include his and her sinks, high-end porcelain tiles and separate bathtubs and showers. For those looking for some help with their mortgage, Fort McMurray’s luxury homes have been known to have an additional legal suite for tenants.


Home to Timberlea Landing, a local shopping centre with major retailers, and Syncrude Athletic Park, Timberlea’s residents love the area for the wide array of recreational options throughout the year. The area is scattered with gyms, yoga and massage parlors to help maintain an active lifestyle. Although, you might not need a gym considering the area has over one hundred kilometers of walking and cross-country skiing trails that seamlessly meander past many of the residential areas in the community.

Timberlea has multiple schools that are strewn throughout the area, some of the most popular are:

  • Holy Trinity School – 1,200 students (2014-2015 academic year)
  • Christina Gordon Public School - 600 students (2016 academic year)
  • St Martha School – 800 students (2016 academic year)
  • Ecole McTavish Junior High – 800 students approx. (2015 academic year)


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