Previously, we discussed our House Hunting trip strategy for military members being relocated to CFB Edmonton. One of our tips was to start thinking about which neighbourhood you think would be best for you. But, if you have never lived in Edmonton, how can you know which neighbourhood would be the ideal one for you?
Don’t worry. We have created a concise list for you of some of the best neighbourhoods for Military members relocated to Edmonton! These areas not only offer a high quality of life, incredible amenities, an excellent variety of housing options – they also are very close to CFB Edmonton.
You can also visit our Edmonton Military Real Estate guide.
These neighbourhoods are all located in North Edmonton. Each option is unique and an excellent place to live in! Feel free to reach out to us anytime if you have questions about these communities.
This beautiful neighbourhood is very, very close to the base, located just an 8-minute ride away from CFB Edmonton. Crystallina Nera is one of Edmonton’s newest communities, officially established in 2007. The housing in this area is mostly low to medium density. The neighbourhood is currently still in development and has lots of room to grow.
Morinville is distinguished as one of the most sought-after areas to the North of Edmonton due to its lifestyle and excellent amenities. This peaceful zone is excellent for every resident and family due to the number of amenities it shares with St. Albert. Housing options in Morinville are excellent with many homes being newly built. Travel time to CFB Edmonton is only 15 minutes.
McConachie is another one of Edmonton’s newest neighbourhoods, established in 2006. The community also offers a great variety of more modern built homes. The type of these new builds is excellent. It goes from laneway homes, bungalows, attached homes and more! Many more amenities and shopping centres coming soon to McConachie!
This neighbourhood includes excellent shopping options, restaurants, schools and parks! Some of Schonsee’s most incredible amenities are its lakes and a large park that offers the residents of this area an excellent recreation zone. If you like to live surrounded by natural amenities, while also having everything else close by, Schonsee is for you. Travel time to CFB Edmonton from Schonsee is 2 minutes.
Klarvatten was previously an agricultural zone. It was replanned to become a residential neighbourhood since the 70s. Most residential options in Klarvatten are single-family homes. However, there are also a high number of condos, townhomes and duplexes available in this neighbourhood as well. Klarvatten residents also enjoy proximity to all amenities: schools, parks, stores and more. Travel time to CFB Edmonton is 2minutes.
Comprised of mostly single-family homes, Lago Lindo is a large residential community. This neighbourhood was initially developed during the 80s, yet all the residences are excellent, and they are also close to schools, parks, exceptional trails and paths. There are also a high number of transit options! Lago Lindo is an outstanding family-oriented community. Travel time to CFB Edmonton is 2 minutes.
The newest of all the neighbourhoods in our list, Cy Becker’s structure plan was adopted in 2012. The incredible development of this neighbourhood is unmatched. A stormwater pond is located at the centre of the community, there are a variety of trails in the entire area, and it has one of the most exceptional outdoor amenities in the zone: the All Seasons Park. Schools, stores and town centres are all within reach for residents of Cy Becker! Travel time to CFB Edmonton is 5 minutes.
Relocated to CFB Edmonton and not sure about your House Hunting Trip?
Read our previous blog where we talk about how we aid military members and their families during their relocation process to Edmonton. Approved by the BGRS, we specialize in relocating military families. We want to make your HHT and relocation smooth and stress-free. Learn more about our process for military buyers here.