Broadmoor Real Estate & Homes For Sale
Broadmoor is an established community near the city centre of Richmond. Mostly developed between 1956 and 1969, this neighbourhood largely consists of detached homes on spacious lots. The area is bordered by Gilbert Rd, No 4 Rd, Steveston Highway and Blundell Rd.
Residing in the community is a percentage of the estimated 23,315 residents that live in the Broadmoor planning area. With a median age of 41, and a median income of $62,436 (2010), this neighbourhood is a lively community of working adults.
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While the Vancouver area is infamous for its rainfall, Richmond receives a yearly average of just 1,112.6mm, 30% less than its neighbouring city. With the January average much warmer than the ret of the country at 2.5ºC, this area receives significantly less snowfall than much of Canada.
Richmond is a community active in the work force. The city’s unemployment rate is just 5.7%, lower than most of B.C. Residents in the area work in a range of industries, but the sectors with the most Broadmoor employees are sales and service, management, and the trades and transport industries. Having 1.2 jobs available per resident worker, the city of Richmond offers many employment opportunities.
Broadmoor residents can rest assured that the necessities are always close by. Broadmoor Shopping Centre houses 16 stores each offering a variety of products and services. Here, visitors will find their local tailor and dry cleaners, nail salon, medical centre, and farmers market. In the same neighbourhood, Richlea Square provides access to a large grocery store, drugstore, barbershop, and more.
For those looking to shop in brand-name stores, the Richmond Centre shopping mall is just a short 5 minute drive away. Visitors have access to 250 shops and services from well-known apparel brands to the most-wanted electronics.
An array of dining options exist directly in the community. Broadmoor Shopping Centre has several restaurants serving a variety of cuisines: pizza, sushi, pho, sandwiches, fast food restaurants, and a local pub.
Located just several minutes from Broadmoor, the restaurant district of Richmond, Food Street, offers nearly unlimited options. Visitors can find international dishes to expand their palette: Greek, Thai, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Korean, Szechuan, Malaysian, and more.
Located close to Arthur Laing and Oak Street Bridges, Broadmoor is a central community with easy access to Vancouver. Just south, Highway 99 connects the area with other cities in the Metro Vancouver area as well as to the United States border.
Bus stops are scattered throughout the community enabling easy access to the city centre and the SkyTrain stations that connect to Vancouver.
In Broadmoor, students may choose to attend one of the two community elementary schools: John T. Errington Elementary or Maple Lane Elementary. Both schools have an attached park with ample green-space for students to enjoy. In addition, four elementary schools, including one Catholic school ,are in close proximity should students choose to learn just outside the neighbourhood. For high school, the recently renovated Steveston-London Secondary School is close by.
Post-Secondary opportunities are accessible for Broadmoor residents. The University of British Columbia is less than 30 minutes away and Simon Fraser University is within a 50 minute drive.
Just South of Broadmoor along the Fraser River, the historic site of Steveston Village retains the charm of its village roots. Once a salmon canning centre, the site now invites tourists to stroll the boardwalk, visit the museum, and enjoy the small local shops.
The cultural hub of Richmond, Minoru Park, sits slightly north of Broadmoor. Formerly a horse-racing track, this historically rich park is home to The Richmond Library, the city’s gallery, Richmond’s art centre, and the museum.
For sports and leisure, Broadmoor maintains two school parks: Errington Park and Maple Lane Park. Between the two, they provide the community with two playgrounds, six ball diamonds, and two sports fields.
More recreation options can be found nearby at the London-Steveston Neighbourhood Park. In Broadmoor’s western neighbouring community, residents need only walk a short distance to find themselves in this sports orientated area. Accommodating all levels of athlete, the park has several basketball and tennis courts, a sports field, ball diamonds, and a concession stand for mid-game snacks. The park offers something for those not participating in sports: a playground for children and walking trails.
The largest park in Broodmoor, Maple Lane has nearly 11 acres of green-space for play and activity. Just on the other side of Gilbert St, the London-Steveston Neighbourhood park sits on 42 acres and has almost 2.5hm in walking trails.
Investing in Broadmoor Real Estate
As an established community, Broadmoor offers home buyers the peace of mind that accompanies real estate stability. As residential development expands to the city’s outer communities, limited availability in the city centre will increase demand for this area.
With all of the amenities close by, great schools, easy access, and neighbourhood parks, Broadmoor is an attractive community for active families.
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