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- 20744 Mt Downing Road
Located at the heart of the beautiful District of Kent in the Upper Fraser Valley in British Columbia, this small town of about 6000 people is the perfect community to look for real estate. Agassiz is conveniently bordered by both rivers and mountains, allowing for not only gorgeous scenery but also fertile farming soil. Agassiz has been considered a small farming community but housing growth in recent years has seen the development of new neighborhoods that home buyers in the Fraser Valley may want to consider.
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Agassiz homes range from deluxe modern homes and town homes to classic farm homes on expanses of agricultural land. Buying a home in Agassiz means quiet living without the noise of city life, but with the convenience of close proximity to Chilliwack, Hope, and even Vancouver.
Buying real estate in Agassiz is a popular trend because of its pleasant atmosphere and the appeal of stunning views, along with a plethora of activities in the surrounding areas. Only ten minutes north of Agassiz lies the village of Harrison Hot Springs, a small community at the edge of Harrison Lake. Harrison offers a wide variety of recreational activities such as swimming, boating, and camping. Sasquatch Provincial Park, located just North of Harrison Hot Springs, includes three campgrounds and one day park, as well as three popular small lakes- Deer Lake, Hicks Lake, and Trout Lake, all great for fishing and canoeing. Kilby Park along the Harrison River is another scenic campground with great trails and sandy beaches.
You’ll also find great wintertime fun near Agassiz- at Hemlock Valley Ski Resort. Located in the District of Kent, this ski resort has 34 ski runs and a beautiful resort with surrounding chalet homes. The perfect vacation home may be waiting for you and your family in this area that has recently been renewed and has plans for future expansion.
South of Agassiz sits the gorgeous Mount Cheam, a view for all to see. Nearby is Bridal Falls, a well-known Provincial park that includes a trail up to the stunning falls. Another close-by natural attraction is the Cheam Wetlands Regional Park, which attracts people wanting a leisurely stroll to a lookout point in the middle of the wetlands.
Agassiz residents have a strong sense of community and come together regularly for events and gatherings, such as the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival, and the town itself has all the amenities located in its centre. Restaurants, stores, and a public library are located at the heart of this small town, within walking distance for many Agassiz residents. The area’s farms provide a huge variety of natural, locally grown foods such as hazelnuts, corn, dairy products, and cheeses, and many farmers provide tours of the farms.
If you are thinking of buying real estate in the Fraser Valley, then Agassiz may be the community you are looking for. Finding the perfect Agassiz home is easy. Whether you want a small retirement home, or a farm house on acreage, you are sure to find true country living close to the city in this beautiful area of British Columbia.
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Listing information last updated on September 19th, 2018 at 5:00am PDT.
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