Lord Roberts is a mature neighbourhood located just off Osborne Street in the Southwestern side of Winnipeg. It is bordered by Osborne Street to the East, Pembina Highway to the West, the Red River to the South, and Confusion Corner to the North. Here you will find homes of all sizes and shapes that are also FULL of character. The majority of the homes were built prior to 1960. Lot sizes in this area can range from as small as 25' wide to fairly substantial to accommodate larger homes. Most homes in the area are on tree-lined, established streets. Lord Roberts is close to Osborne Street (Route 62) as well as Pembina Highway (Route 42) which both provide quick access to the Downtown core or to the University of Manitoba. Lord Roberts is located approximately 10 kilometers from the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, approximately 7 kilometers from the University of Manitoba and 4 kilometers from the downtown core. This area is also a hot spot for medical professionals as it is a quick commute to the St Boniface Hospital as well as the Health Sciences Centre.
Lord Roberts is a pretty affordable area to buy into. Homes are highly sought-after in this neighbourhood with price points ranging from $150,000 to the high $400,000's for a newer infill-style home. The average home sells for around $275,000 although you can find some fixer-uppers for less. This area offers some attached home options as well as detached homes. It also offers a few condominium options, including some newer construction town-house style options. The prices on condominiums in the area range from around $180,000 - $350,000. This area is a very popular area for investors as it attracts a good deal of young professionals looking for affordable living, in a good area with a quick commute to their downtown workplaces.
Lord Roberts is home to many amenities along Osborne Street as well as Pembina Highway that include drug stores, grocery, and other amenities.
The Lord Roberts Community school is located within the Lord Roberts community. The secondary school catchment for this area is Churchill (in Riverview).
There is no hospital in Lord Roberts, but it is a short drive to the St Boniface Hospital which is found at 409 Tache Avenue. It is also a fairly quick commute to the Health Sciences Centre.
Lord Roberts has ample shopping offerings. It provides easy access to Osborne Street as well as Pembina Highway which both offer many local shops. These streets have great options for groceries as well as great boutique-style shops, specialty shops, coffee shops, and bakeries.
Just beyond the borders of Lord Roberts, you can access either Fermor Avenue or McGillivray Avenue which offer ample big-box shopping options including Canadian Tire, Walmart, Co-Op Grocery stores, etc.
Lord Roberts has some hidden gems that the locals highly recommend! Want an intimate setting for your dining experience, or even a generous breakfast offering? We highly recommend Oakwood Cafe along Osborne Street. If that doesn't suit your fancy, we highly recommend visiting one of the restaurants along Osborne Street or Pembina Highway! There are plenty other specialty restaurants in the area including high-end pizzerias, sushi bars, Italian options, among others.
It truly is a beautiful area! Definitely a great option if you are wanting something centrally located!