Community Features: Crystallina Nera
If you’re looking for a great community in Edmonton that’s in a convenient location and surrounded by nature, Crystallina Nera is definitely worth considering! This vibrant and growing neighbourhood is located in the city’s northeast, and is known for its beautiful natural setting.
No matter which stage of life you’re in, you’ll find everything you need in Crystallina Nera!
About Crystallina Nera
The community of Crystallina Nera is situated in Edmonton’s Lake District, which provides residents with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. There are lots of green spaces and parks nearby, as well as a forest surrounding the community, making it perfect for taking a leisurely stroll or spending time with family and friends.
There are also plenty of amenities close to Crystallina Nera, making it a convenient place to live. You’ll find everything from grocery stores and restaurants to schools and medical facilities.
Amenities For Everyone
Crystallina Nera is a great community to call home for many reasons. There are lots of convenient amenities and services close by, including restaurants such as Ola’s Dining (which offers traditional African cuisine) Ken’s Diner (a 50’s style diner) and Marina’s Cuisine, which serves traditional Eastern European dishes such as Pelmeni (Meat Dumplings), Vareniki (Perogies), Blinchiki (Stuffed Crepes), and Cabbage Rolls.
You’ll also be close to Rexall Drug Store, Colton’s No Frills Grocery Store and Shoppers Drug Mart. Other essentials shopping includes Sobeys and Save-On-Foods, and both Manning Town Centre and Clareview Town Centre are close by.
For some fun in the area, check out the Londonderry Fitness and Leisure Centre or the Clareview Community Recreation Centre. For the movie fans out there, you can head over to the Cineplex in Manning Town Centre. Or feel free to take walk and enjoy the outdoors in the many parks around the neighbourhood.
There are plenty of healthcare facilities and options in Crystallina Nera as well, to ensure you and your family are in the best health possible.
Plenty of Schooling Options
Crystallina Nera is home to many excellent schools, giving families plenty of options to choose from when it comes to finding the right educational choice for their children.
There’s Small Sprouts Preschool for younger kids, Lago Lindo School for grades 1-6, Florence Hallock School for grades K-9 and Bishop Greschuk Elementary for those who prefer a Catholic education. No matter what your family’s needs are, Crystallina Nera has a school that will be a perfect fit.
Convenient Commute Times
Crystallina Nera is conveniently located just a short drive from downtown Edmonton. This makes it an ideal community for commuters who want to avoid the traffic and congestion of the city.
There are plenty of public transportation options available as well, including bus routes and the LRT system, which makes it easy to get around without having to rely on a car.
Crystallina Nera is also close to Edmonton International Airport, making it a great choice for those who travel often. All of these factors make Crystallina Nera an ideal community for families and commuters alike.
Approximate Commute times from Crystallina Nera to Edmonton:
- Downtown Edmonton – 15-20 minutes: When you live in Crystallina Nera, you’ll be just a few minutes from the center of Edmonton. This makes it a great location for commuting to work, taking in some culture at the city’s art gallery or museum, or doing some shopping at City Centre Mall.
- Edmonton International Airport – 30-35 minutes: Located just south of the city by Nisku, Edmonton’s International Airport is easily accessible via the Anthony Henday. Whether you’re going on vacation or picking up visiting relatives, you’ll have a quick and easy commute.
- University of Alberta – 20-25 minutes: One of Canada’s top universities, the University of Alberta offers a wide range of courses on a stunning campus. If you have college-aged kids, you’ll be in the perfect location for their education.
- NAIT – 10-15 minutes: For those interested in studying technology, NAIT (one of Canada’s leading polytechnic schools) is just a few minutes away.
- Kingsway Mall – 15-20 minutes: With over 160 stores, Kingsway Mall is one of Edmonton’s most popular shopping destinations. Here you’ll find stores to meet all your needs, including Shopper’s Drug Mart, Homesense and The Bay – perfect for furnishing a brand-new home!
Great Options For Any Kind of Buyer
Crystallina Nera is a great choice for any type of home buyer, whether you’re a new family just starting out, existing homeowners looking for an upgrade, retirees who want to downsize or an investor looking for a rental property. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits Crystallina Nera has to offer for each type of home buyer.
With many single-family homes and condos available, Crystallina Nera has plenty of options for first-time buyers. Its convenient location also means a quick commute to Downtown for work without having to worry about central-city house prices.
Move-Up Buyers and Growing Families
Crystallina Nera is also a great choice for growing families looking for more living space. With plenty of available school options for all ages, lots of nature and green spaces to explore, and easy access to some of Canada’s top colleges and universities, you’ll be in the perfect location to cover your children’s entire education.
Retirees and Downsizers
Crystallina Nera is also a great place to retire. It’s situated far enough from the city to be peaceful, yet easy enough to commute from so you can still get whatever you need. It’s also close to several pharmacies and health care facilities, allowing you to take care of any medical needs you might have. Condos and bungalows are great options for downsizers who are looking for convenient living without having to deal with yard maintenance or a lot of stairs.
Lots of Options for Investment Properties
Investors will also have a lot of options in Crystallina Nera. It’s a highly desirable location that’s sure to attract renters of all ages, and being further out from Edmonton’s downtown core makes for much more affordable properties. Duplexes and Front-Attached home models with legal basement suites make for excellent investment properties, as you can move more than one tenant into a location and not have to worry about travelling to multiple locations.
Other Fantastic Communities Close To Crystallina Nera
There are a number of other great communities in the Northeast of Edmonton, all of which offer something unique and appealing to home buyers. Communities like McConachie, Cy Becker
and Newcastle are all within a short drive of Crystallina Nera and offer a variety of different housing options. These communities offer buyers the chance to purchase a brand new home in a growing and vibrant part of Edmonton.
McConachie is a great community for families who want to enjoy all that Edmonton has to offer. The community is located just a short drive from downtown, making it easy to get around. There are also plenty of public transportation options available, including bus routes and the LRT.
There are plenty of amenities and services available in McConachie, including a number of schools in the area – Soraya Hafez School, Christ The King Catholic Elementary and Sangea Academy to name a few. You’ll also find a variety of shopping and dining options nearby. This makes it easy to find everything you need without having to leave the community. If you enjoy the outdoors, there are a number of parks and green spaces here to explore. All of these factors make McConachie an ideal community for families to put down roots in.
Located just east of Crystallina Nera, Cy Becker is an award-winning community which offers something for everyone. Close to Highway 15 and the Anthony Henday and just minutes from the Clareview LRT station, Cy Becker offers a premium location without having to live in the Downtown core.
Cy Becker is also close to Christ The King Catholic Elementary, and nearby shopping centres such as Manning Town Centre and Clareview Town Centre mean you won’t have to go far to find anything you need.
Newcastle is in the Northeast corner of the city, meaning it’s not only in a great spot to access Edmonton city centre but also close to the nearby city of St. Albert. There are plenty of amenities on hand, such as the Newcastle Shopping Centre which features an LA Fitness, H&R Block and TD Bank, as well as a selection of hairdressers, a daycare, an optometrist and a dental clinic.
Crystallina Nera is a great community for those who want to live in a safe and welcoming neighbourhood which is close enough to Downtown to be convenient while still being far away enough to allow you to enjoy the quiet life. No matter which stage of your homebuying journey you’re in, you can find what you need in this wonderful Edmonton community. If you have any questions about Crystallina Nera or any of our other excellent Edmonton communities, feel free to get in touch today and speak to an Area Manager!
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