Murrayville Real Estate & Homes For Sale
Murrayville is located in the west-central area of the Langley Township, right outside the City of Langley, and along Fraser Highway. It offers up some of the most lavish estates in the township; single family homes featuring a plethora of amenities and luxuries. Homes in the area are as large as nearly 20,000 square feet and can feature built-in swimming pools and saunas, elevators, top of the line kitchens, and more. It's certainly an area for established individuals and families who desire the best of the best. Being one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the Langley Township, Murrayville is home to many heritage buildings that were built before 1930, including the old church building that is currently occupied by the Holy Nativity Orthodox Church.
Between the years of 1996 and 2001, Murrayville's population grew from 6,180 to 7,960. Langley Township's population experienced a 137% growth in the past 25 years, making it the 7th largest municipality in the Greater Vancouver area. Murrayville residents are close to all of the amenities and conveniences within the Langley Township, as well as in the City of Langley.
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The Langley Township supports a labor force of nearly 50,000 individuals within a variety of industries. Of those workers, approximately 6,000 are employed in retail trade and nearly 5,000 are employed in manufacturing. Construction, transporting and warehousing, and educational care and services are also top industries within the Langley Township. The unemployment rate in the Township of Langley is about 6.7%, comparable to the rate for all of British Columbia. Business owners and entrepreneurs enjoy a very business-friendly area in the township; over 7,000 business licenses were issued in 2011, and boasts one of the lowest bankruptcy rates in the area as well.
When it comes to great shopping and eating, Murrayville residents have quite a lot of options. Within the neighbourhood, residents can enjoy Nikko Sushi's casual but delicious Japanese cuisine, Porter's Bistro Coffee and Tea House, Panago Pizza, Murrayville Town Pub, Ricky's All Day Grill, and more. Tim Horton's is right in the neighbourhood, so it's easy to grab a cup of freshly brewed coffee on the way to work or anytime a pick-me-up is needed.
Just outside the neighbourhood, on Fraser Highway, is the Willowbrook Shopping Centre, one of the largest shopping centers in the area. Here, Murrayville residents can find all of the most popular retailers for clothing, accessories, home decor, jewelry, health and beauty and more. In Langley City, all of the shopping along the Langley Bypass and Fraser Highway is accessible to Murrayville residents, and is located just minutes away.
Although the streets in Murrayville aren't quite in a grid system the way they are with some of the newer neighbourhoods, navigating the area isn't difficult. The major north-south through road is 216th Street, and east-west is 48th Street. Residents can also use 216th Street to reach the Trans-Canada Highway, the fastest route to nearby cities like Coquitlam, Surrey, New Westminster and Vancouver. Throughout the area, TransLink buses run regular routes and have frequent pick-up times, making it easy for residents to take advantage of public transportation. However, most residents continue to utilize their own personal vehicle for the majority of their traveling.
School District 35 Langley serves the Murrayville neighbourhood, with younger children attending James Hill Elementary School and Langley Fundamental Elementary School. These funnel into Langley Secondary School, which serves older children. Parents have alternatives to public school, as well, including Credo Elementary School and Credo Secondary School, both of which are private Christian schools. Post-secondary students have a couple of options when it comes to continuing education, including a campus of Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Trinity Western University.
There are a few different options for checking out and taking advantage of the arts in the Township of Langley. Stagecoach Theatre Arts is located not far outside of Murrayville, and is a school teaching performing and live arts to adults and children. The Langley Arts Council is minutes away on Fraser Highway, and a variety of galleries and studios are dotted throughout the area. Cultural and historical locations are available nearby as well, including the Canada Museum of Flight which isn't far from the neighbourhood.
Plenty of recreational opportunities are available to Murrayville residents, including the neighbourhood recreation centre, the W.C. Blair Centre. Here, individuals can take advantage of Aquatic Fitness, Drop-In Fitness, a swimming pool and weight room. There are rooms available for rental, a sauna and whirlpool, and a spray lagoon with rain tree. A preschool is available here as well, for the littlest visitors.
Golf lovers will appreciate Murrayville, as it is located between two gorgeous golf courses, the Newlands Golf and Country Club and the Langley Golf Centre. Recreation abounds in the Township of Langley; individuals can take advantage of the many trails and dykes for hiking, cycling or horseback riding. The Langley Civic Centre is a nearly $2,000,000 facility featuring a hockey and curling rink. Directly adjacent to the Civic Centre is a skate park and a BMX track. These are just a few of the excellent recreation options available to Murrayville residents.
Investing in Murrayville Real Estate
Those who are drawn to this area are individuals searching for their dream home, their final home, and the best the area can offer. Those with or planning families want the best possible area to raise their children in, and desire the finest amenities and luxuries - from large, private grounds to stunning, tree-lined streets, excellent schools, built-in swimming pools and state-of-the-art features. Those who decide to invest in the area enjoy the location for its close proximity to the City of Langley, as well as nearby cities like Vancouver and Surrey. For individuals who are searching for a quality home to invest in, there is no better neighbourhood than Murrayville and no better time than now.
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