Looking for a new home with lots of space and great views? You’ll be hard pressed to find a more suitable location than Squamish. There are many reasons why you might want to live in Squamish, but there are a few things to keep in mind as you start (or continue) your search for Squamish properties for sale. Here are 4 tips on Squamish properties for sale.
Understanding the Lure of Squamish
Squamish has plenty to recommend it as a place to live which is why it’s booming as a destination for homeowners. Some of the most obvious reasons it’s attractive are the stunning views, the natural beauty that pervades the entire region, and the proximity to other locations. Vancouver, for example, is only a scenic 45-minute drive away, while the slopes of Whistler are even closer at just 35 minutes.
The great outdoors in Squamish just calls for you to engage in all your favourite outdoor activities, whether you want to go mountain biking, or simply take a stroll to check out the sights. Chances are good that you’ll not want to spend much time indoors.
Squamish is more than just gorgeous scenery, however. You’ll find shopping, fine dining, excellent schools for your little ones, and much more, in a close-knit community that is ready to welcome you home.
Is Squamish Right for You?
Deciding where to live is a very personal decision. So, it’s more than understandable why anyone would want to live in Squamish but consider if it’s the best location for you. It very well could be but given the emphasis on the natural surroundings and related activities, those who have little to no interest in the outdoors may find that it is a pricey option considering they are not benefiting from something so integral to the location.
Of course, even if you are not one to engage in extensive outdoor recreation, there are still many activities that might appeal to you such as the Britannia Mine Museum, the Railway Museum of British Columbia, or visiting a local brewery.
So, to answer the question, Squamish is almost definitely right for you, with something to offer everyone.
What Factors Should You Consider When Choosing a Neighbourhood?
When moving to a new area, you will want to check out the different neighbourhoods to see what each one has to offer. Squamish has 5 neighbourhoods for your consideration:
Cost of Living in Squamish
Squamish is, admittedly, not the cheapest place to live. Fortunately, the median household income is $89,012, almost $10,000 higher than that of Vancouver. The cost of properties for sale balances well against what Squamish has to offer and the growing interest in living here means that now is the best time to buy a home as property will only be more in demand in the future.Squamish has something for virtually everyone from outdoor enthusiasts to homebodies. For more information about Squamish properties for sale, please contact us today.
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Welcome to The Elements, these townhomes are highly desirable and centrally located in Squamish. This 3 bed 2.5 Bath home features an open floor plan, abundance of natural light. It is in a prime location backing onto beautiful walking trails, popular fishing spots, great swimming locations, has efficient highway access, overflow parking, gas fireplace and an over-sized one car garage.
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Looking for a luxury home in Squamish, close to world famous biking trails, steps from local private school and Quest University. This is one of the most sought after areas in Squamish. Armour Shake Roof (Class 4 rating against snow and hail), algae resistance, extensive warranty. fully automated sprinkler system, automated landscape lighting, heated exterior storage room for bikes and outdoor equipment, hot tub roughed in, 40amp amp car charger, ambient lighting throughout home, heated and vented/exhausted garage, extra sound proofing in suite, and more. No expense has been spared in this stunning home. Book a private tour today!
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Ultra-luxury escape nestled amongst an enchanting backdrop of greenspace and tranquil river front in the University Highlands of Squamish. A truly one-of-a-kind dream home built with unparalleled quality, craftsmanship, and custom elements throughout. Whistler basalt stonework, hand-crafted white oak millwork, top-of-the-line Miele panelized appliance package, and bespoke stairway metal fabrication. Of course! Heated garage floors, rooftop solar panels, and smart home technology. Why, yes. Outdoor entertainment space with fireplace lounge, covered dining area, and 10 person built-in jacuzzi. Indeed. Top the finest details with a separate suite, stunning riverfront location, over 18,600 SF of property, and this home could be your ultimate mountain destination.