Mid Meadows Real Estate & Homes For Sale
The Mid Meadows community of Pitt Meadows is a tiny residential area that boasts beautiful scenery of the Golden Ears Mountains, close proximity to jobs, shopping and dining, and excellent schools, and a mild, temperate climate. Residents and guests can enjoy a wide range of activities, from biking and hiking along one of the many trails that dot the city, to checking out the arts scene in nearby Maple Ridge.
One of British Columbia’s fastest growing areas, Pitt Meadows has an approximate population of 18,000 residents (2014) with an average age of between 15-39 years. The median household income of residents is $32,000 (2005), compared to $25,000 median income of the province of British Columbia. Home prices in Mid Meadows are around $250,000 (2015), with median province prices approximately $632,000.
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Pitt Meadows has one of the province’s most mild climates, with average summer temperatures around 25°C and winter temperatures averaging around 3°C; annual precipitation totals are approximately 1,700 mm.
With 85% of Pitt Meadows residents commuting outside the city for work, employment within the city is scarce and limited to industries like agriculture and farming, education services, construction, and hotel/food services. The three main employers in the city are School District 42 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, the Meadowtown Centre shopping mall, and blueberry and cranberry farms.
Unemployment is low in Pitt Meadows at just 4.5%, compared to the higher province rate of 6.4% as of 2015.
There are several malls in and around the Pitt Meadows area, including Meadowtown Centre that borders with the neighbouring town of Maple Ridge, Meadow Vale Shopping Centre, Westgate Shopping Centre, Haney Place Mall, Meadow Ridge Shopping Centre, and Valley Fair Mall. Mid Meadows is also in close proximity to Lougheed Highway, where many other retail stores are located.
There are also several excellent dining venues located within Pitt Meadows and also in nearby Maple Ridge, including sushi places, steakhouses, fast food favorites, pizzerias, and more. Residents and guests can nosh on delicious pizza at Papa Leo’s, have upscale cuisine and drinks at the Loft at Meadow Gardens Golf Club, or enjoy family and friends with family-style dining at the Stomping Grounds Café & Bistro. Other options include Akasaka Japanese Restaurant, Lava Dining & Lounge, Big Feast Bistro, and Frogstone Grill.
Residents’ children in Mid Meadows are served School District 42 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, which currently has four elementary schools and one secondary school in Pitt Meadows. The four elementary schools are Davie Jones Elementary, Edith McDermott Elementary, Highland Park Elementary, and Pitt Meadows Elementary. Pitt Meadows Secondary School is well-known in the area for its sports programs, including football, soccer, volleyball, and basketball.
Public transportation options in Pitt Meadows include West Coast Express commuter trains which connect the city to Mission and Vancouver, as well as the Canadian Pacific Railway mainline (which bisects the city). The Golden Ears Bridge connects the city and Maple Ridge to Langley and Surrey, while the Pitt River Bridge connects to Port Coquitlam which is to the west of Pitt Meadows.
There is also a small airport located within the city (Pitt Meadows Airport which opened in 1963) and offers passenger service to local and regional destinations. The airport also has a skydiving school serving local and other skydiving students.
Attractions and the Arts
Pitt Meadows and neighbouring Maple Ridge have lots of attractions to choose from, including excellent golf courses, museums, art galleries, parks and trails, and much more. Scenic golf courses include Meadow Gardens Golf Club, Golden Eagle Golf Club, Pitt Meadows Golf Club, Maple Ridge Golf Course, Swan-E-Set Bay Resort & Country Club, and Heather Hills Golf Course.
Attractions in and around Pitt Meadows include Leghorn Ranch (a great place for families with children), Hopcott Farms, Pitt Polder Ecological Reserve, Blue Heron Winery, Cineplex Odeon, Jungle Jac’s Playcentre, Golden Ears Provincial Park, Alouette Lake, the ACT Arts Centre, Theatre in the Country (local dinner theatre in Maple Ridge), and the Maple Ridge Museum.
Investing in Mid Meadows Real Estate
With the Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge areas poised for rapid growth in the next 15-20 years, property values and home prices are also set to increase exponentially as well. Along with new residents, there will an influx of new jobs, new homes, construction opportunities, increased revenue and investment opportunities.
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