This area lies between the Airport and the Hillsborough River, and east of the Arterial Highway/Riverside Drive. These neighbourhoods were separate from Charlottetown until the 1995 municipal amalgamation. The area is close to both the airport and the city's hospital, an close to -but not adjacent to-the Parkdale and Sherwood industrial parks. Home buyers should also keep in mind limited municipal water service (for fire hydrants) in East Royalty.
The schools and libraries for this area are across the Arterial Highway
With a small drive you can get to nearby malls and larger shopping centres as well as downtown are 4-6 km away.
The area has two community centres, is adjacent tot he Belvedere Golf & Winter Club, and has tons of undeveloped green space alongside Wright's Creek running down to the Hillsborough River. The Exhibition Grounds, the Civic Centre Arena, and Driving Park (harness racing) are not far. St Peters Rd (Hwy #2, #15, and #25 make the beaches on the Island's north shore readily accessible.
The area is largely rural with detached homes on a variety of lot sizes.