Homes for Sale in Edmonton
AUDREY ABUAN - RE/MAX Real Estate REALTOR®
Brintnell is surrounded by residential neighbourhoods to the south and west, and Gorman Industrial is located to the east across Manning Drive. The vast majority of Brintnell's housing are single family, owner occupied residences. Brintnell’s circulation design features arterial roadways along the exterior of the neighbourhood, with a loop and cul-de-sac design on the interior. A right-of-way that runs through the Brintnell community provides a green corridor and pedestrian pathway for residents.
Homes in Brintnell Edmonton are popular with DND Members with a short commute to the Garrison. Residents also have easy access to Manning Drive via 160th Avenue. All neighbourhoods in the Pilot Sound area are named for pilots, and Brintnell was chosen to honour Wilfred Leigh Brintnell, who was well-known for his pioneering trips across uncharted areas. Born in Ontario, Brintnell joined the Royal Flying Corps during World War I and joined Western Canada Airways in 1927, flying the first multi-engine flight from Winnipeg to Vancouver. He formed Mackenzie Air Service in Edmonton in 1932 and was president of Aircraft Repair Inc., based in Edmonton, during World War II. In 1946,
Brintnell was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his outstanding service during the war and was inducted into the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame in 1975.