The impact of the crash around 2 a.m. moved the kitchen island and collapsed part of an exterior wall of the home.
No one was injured, despite major damage to the northeast home.
"It sounded like a tractor-trailer going over a bridge, really loud, booming sound," said neighbour Emmanuel Altaye.
The family had just moved into the house.
Const. Rick Evans told CBC that the home will have to be torn down after the SUV drove through the back yard all the way through to the front of the home.
A fence post that catapulted through the air crashed into the second-floor window where a girl was sleeping. The fence post landed, police said, just inches from her head.
The SUV driver, a 29-year-old-man, was arrested at the scene. Police said impaired and dangerous driving charges are pending.
A section of 153rd Avenue near 50th Street was closed part of Monday morning, but has since reopened to traffic.
Family of 7 sleeping in home when SUV drives through main floor, destroying home. #yegMay 11, 2015
"It sounded like a tractor-trailer going over a bridge," said neighbour after house crash #yegMay 11, 2015
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