Saskatoon Neighbourhood – Caswell Hill
Caswell Hill is a district in the Canadian city of Saskatoon. It derives its name from an early homesteader Robert Caswell, one of the Temperance Colonists of 1883. It is an area of beautiful character homes first built in 1905, tiny war-time houses, and newer houses. Caswell is a thriving and diverse community nestled between two economic areas, the downtown core, and the stores lining 33rd Street West. According to MLS data, the average sale price of a home as of 2013 was $248,594.
The streets in Caswell Hill are laid out east and west. Avenues are laid out running north and south. Streets increment in number as travel heads northward. Avenues increment alphabetically as travel proceeds west. The whole of the Caswell Hill community is also laid out in a grid pattern.
Historic – Saskatoon Railway Station (Canadian Pacific) is one of many Saskatoon buildings listed in the Canadian Register of Historic Places. It is a Château style station which was built in 1907. Its current address is 305 Idylwyld Drive North, Idylwyld Drive used to be called Avenue A.
Education – Ashworth Holmes School opened for classes in 1909. It was constructed on Ashworth Holmes Hill,(Present day site of Mayfair Pool).
Caswell School, public elementary school.
Bedford Road Collegiate, public secondary school.
Shopping – Small shops, cafes, and amenities line both sides of 33rd Street West.
Parks – Ashworth Holmes Park (12.68 acres) derived its name from J. H. Holmes and John Ashworth. These realtors of the early 1900s purchased most of the land now named the Caswell Hill Subdivision. (Their purchase was bordered by Idylwyld to Avenue H and 22nd to 29th Streets). They subdivided the land and sold it, but donated 10 acres to the City which became this park area.
Swimming – Mayfair Swimming Pool – 1025 Ave F North – Outdoor pool with mini waterslide.
Caswell Community Association provides leisure activities for various age groups and operates out of Caswell School.
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