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Dickinsfield is a mature neighborhood in the large Timberlea development. Dickinsfield has a walk score in the teens for homes along the river valley. Homes further in have higher walk scores. Dickinsfield has excellent public transit, with bus routes along Dickins Drive and Cornwall Drive.
Thickwood Boulevard marks the southern edge of this subdivision. Dickins Drive cuts through this community. The community is surrounded by greenbelt along the river valley to the north. Burton Estates and Egler are north of the riverside trail system. Martin Ridge is south of Dickinsfield, while Tundra North and South are located to the southeast of this subdivision. Duncan is to the east of this subdivision.
Thickwood and Confederation Way give residents easy access to Memorial Highway. From here you gain access to downtown Fort McMurray, Miskanaw Golf and Country Club and MacDonald Island Park.
Landmarks and Events
One of the major attractions of the Dickensfield area is the Birchwood Trail System.
Dickinsfield Mall is located in this subdivision.
There are retail, entertainment and restaurant venues along Dickins Drive. Enjoy dinner at Jaguar’s Lounge, visit the vet or drop by the dry-cleaners – and that’s before you need to get on the bus to go into downtown.
Residents of Dickinsfield are close to the Casman Center with its concerts and Oil Barons hockey games.
The YMCA of Wood Buffalo on Tundra Drive is very close by. The YMCA offers childcare, after school activities, exercise classes, and an aquatic program. They have summer camps and parents’ night out throughout the year.
This neighborhood is a five to ten minute drive from Syncrude Athletic Park, ice skating, splash pad, playgrounds and clubhouse.
Schools and Family Friendly Services
Ecole Dickinsfield Elementary School is located in Dickinsfield. Ecole Dickinsfield Elementary School offers a French immersion program, a leadership training program based on “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”, “Roots of Empathy” program, and an athletic skills development program. The Fraser Institute ranked Ecole Dickinsfield as the best elementary school in Fort McMurray in 2013.
For those who want to send their children to a private school, Sister Mary Philips School, a Catholic school, is located in Dickinsfield.
Students in this community attend Westwood Community High School or Father Patrick Mercredi High School.
Dickinsfield real estate includes homes for all price points and desires. Dickinsfield’s real estate market offers large family friendly condos with three bedrooms, small bungalows in walking distance to quality schools and large single family homes. You can find 5+2 bedroom homes with room for an extended family, a mortgage helper or working from home. Smaller three and four bedroom homes are abundant. Large garages and parking for multiple vehicles are the norm. Some homes have RV parking as well. This is an older neighborhood with many homes built in the 1980s, which means you get large lots set back from the street.
Dickinsfield is a mature neighborhood, but you can find newer homes built after 2010 in this subdivision.
You pay more for larger homes and properties that back onto the Birchwood Trail System.