Kinglet by Big Lake offers endless opportunities for you to connect and unwind in your own natural habitat. Looking for information to help you get settled? You’ll find answers here to some of our frequently asked questions.
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What options do I have nearby for groceries, shopping and services?
You’ll find familiar retail chains, boutique shops and even an outdoor farmers’ market all within 15 minutes of your home in Kinglet.
- Tim Hortons and Shell gas station – 2 minutes
- Gas up and grab a bite, just a few minutes south on Winterburn Road.
- The Enjoy Centre – 5 minutes
- This unique mixed-use retail space houses a bakery, food market, premium liquor store, bistro and café, plus a greenhouse and garden centre.
- Grocery stores – 10 minutes
- Superstore, Save-On-Foods and Safeway are all within 1km of each other, just off Anthony Henday Drive and St. Albert Trail.
- Costco – 10-15 minutes
- The Yellowhead location is about 10 minutes east of Kinglet, and the Winterburn location is about 15 minutes south, so you can go where it’s most convenient.
- Downtown St. Albert/Perron District – 14 minutes
- Every Saturday during the summer, downtown St. Albert hosts the largest outdoor farmers’ market in Western Canada.
Will there be any commercial amenities within Kinglet?
There is no commercial development planned for inside the community of Kinglet y Big Lake so that you can enjoy a peaceful residential neighbourhood with plenty of commercial amenities right nearby. There are future commercial developments planned, which will be located on the corner of Yellowhead Trail and 215th St.
How close is Kinglet to other amenities in Edmonton and St. Albert?
Kinglet’s quick connections to Yellowhead Trail and Anthony Henday Drive make it easy to get to nearby amenities, as well as attractions a bit further away. As a result, you’re only about 15 minutes away from finding almost anything you need.
- West Edmonton Mail – 15 minutes
- Mayfield Common Shopping Centre – 15 minutes
- Your closest golf courses:
- Dragons Head Par 3 Golf Course – 5 minutes
- Sandpiper Golf & Country Club – 10 minutes
- R. Golf Course – 15 minutes
- The Ranch Golf and Country Club – 15 minutes
- Your closest recreation centres:
- Akinsdale & Kinex Arenas – 10 minutes
- Servus Credit Union Place – 12 minutes
- Your closest fire station – 11-minute response time from Lewis Estates
- Downtown Edmonton – 22 minutes
- Edmonton International Airport – 30 minutes
Are there any dog parks nearby?
Yes! The nearest off-leash dog park is located on the corner of 118 Ave and 122 St NW, so it’s easy to take your furry friends out for some playtime in the fresh air. Lose the leash, and let Fido run wild!
Where will my kids be going to school?
The designated schools for Kinglet, which include public and Catholic options, are just a short trip from home:
- Public schools serving Kinglet
- Winterburn School (K-6) – 8 minutes
- Michael Phair School (7-9) – 9 minutes
- Jasper Place School (10-12) – 15 minutes
- Catholic schools serving Kinglet
- Annunciation Catholic Elementary School – 15 minutes
- Thomas More Catholic Junior High School – 20 minutes
- Francis Xavier High School – 20 minutes
How many people will live in Kinglet when the buildout is complete?
There are 1,152 single family lots and 8.8 acres to accommodate multifamily units in Kinglet by Big Lake.
What makes the Kinglet community stand out?
Kinglet lets you keep one foot in nature and the other in the city, so you can stay connected to everything that matters. With quick access to Yellowhead Trail, natural preserves in and around your community, and Big Lake just a few minutes north of your door – you get to enjoy the best of both urban and natural worlds.
What are some of Big Lake’s most attractive features?
- Big Lake is about 8km long, 3km across at its widest point and hosts 1,119 hectares of protected lake and wetlands.
- You can launch a canoe or kayak on the Sturgeon River in St. Albert’s Rotary Park and paddle into Big Lake (no motors allowed).
- 235 bird species have been recorded, including several at-risk species. Trumpeter Swans, Peregrine Falcons and Bald Eagles have been known to nest along the lake.
- A viewing platform and walkway beside Big Lake offers a picturesque place to spot wildlife, such as moose, deer, beaver and foxes.
- A variety of fish inhabits Big Lake and its connecting tributaries, including Northern Pike, Walleye and Sticklebacks. Limited fishing is allowed in the area too.
Does Kinglet have a Homeowner Association (HOA)?
Anthem decided the community will work well without the use of and HOA.
Who maintains the neighbourhood streets, parks and green spaces?
Anthem is in charge of neighbourhood maintenance until community construction, and Final Acceptance Certificates (FAC) are complete. After that, Anthem will turn things over to the City of Edmonton, who will maintain streets and park spaces, along with providing other essential municipal services for Kinglet.
When will Kinglet be completed?
The last stages of community development should be complete in 2031, with final lot sales anticipated in 2032 and most home construction finished by around 2033.
Will my property come with fencing included?
Some homes may have fencing included if they back on to 215 Street or the community’s natural environmental reserve areas. Wood screen fencing will help provide shielding along 215 Street, and chain link fencing will be used for yards backing on to the reserve areas. You can find more information about fencing and landscaping for your property in Kinglet’s helpful Architectural Guidelines.
Does my property come with any trees or landscaping?
Anthem provides the residents with a canvas to complete the landscaping around their home, with guidance from a set of professionally designed architectural guidelines. The neighbourhood landscaping includes beautiful boulevard trees throughout Kinglet y Big Lake. There are also natural environmental reserve spaces around the community, which include mature trees and other types of greenery for you to enjoy. More information about landscaping for your property can be found in Kinglet’s Architectural Guidelines.