A landing pad of super affordable and renter-friendly homes
NE neighbourhood Coral Springs, which is next to neighbourhoods like Falconridge, Taradale and Martindale just east of the airport, is California-themed perfection. In this ideal spot to work, live, and play, it’s easy to forget you’re not actually in California – at least, until winter hits. Renting here is very affordable, and there’s a lot available – for the price of a bachelor pad elsewhere, you’ll have your own three-bedroom home in Coral Springs… as long as you don’t mind commuting on Stoney.
The market, at a glance
Avg. rent by housing type & size
Avg. rent compared to other Calgary neighbourhoods
Coral Springs is 2% lower than Calgary average
Typical housing type:
California style, detached homes.
There’s little here beyond Coral Springs’ many, many, many detached homes, decked out in California-esque styles. Because nothing feels more right than looking at California-themed homes in the crisp white snow and blistering cold of Canadian winter. Rentals in Coral Springs are generally easy enough to find, especially for homes that have two or more bedrooms – perfect for families. You’ll have a little trouble finding apartments to rent here, as well as townhouses and condominium units for rent. So if you’re looking for those rental options, look elsewhere, because Coral Spring’ specializes in detached house rentals!
Life & Style
Coral Springs is influenced by its large immigrant population and California theme. Children come first in this neighbourhood, but that doesn’t mean family fun is always on the agenda. Instead, parents push their children to strive for grades and goals, prioritizing the importance of a good, well-rounded education. When work time is done though, residents know how to kick back right, grabbing a meal at one of the area’s many Asian eateries or relaxing at a family-friendly festival, including several South and East Asian events.
Coral Springs is also much more diverse and inclusive than its US stylings would suggest, with large South Asian and East Asian populations, including significant Sikh and Ismaili communities. Families are common, being drawn in by the neighbourhood’s reputation as a safe, child-friendly area. Most locals have one, two, or even three children ranging from little ones to full-on teens. Don’t worry if you’re not hooked and babied up though, there’s a solid community of free and clear locals on the hunt for someone to settled down with. Just think, if you do find a love match, you won’t even have to move to find a new, child-oriented neighbourhood when you start a family!
Coral Springs’ main attraction is the Don Hartman North East Sportsplex. The area also features Lake Coral and several small parks. There are limited bus routes in the community, but drivers are right next to Stoney Trail NE. The only shops in the area as small, home run business, but there is the Pizza Master Fusion restaurant. In the larger surrounding area are the Taradale Registry, as well as a few schools.
Perfect for: Immigrant families, especially those seeking South Asian or East Asian communities.
Not-so-perfect for: Single, childless Calgarians who want to stay that way.