Squamish Rural Real Estate & Homes For Sale
Located close to the center of Squamish, British Columbia, the rural area of Squamish is situated next to the Sea to Sky Highway and the nearby Howe Sound. The area was settled in 1910 with the construction of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and the industries that once served the community were the logging and pulp industries. While these occupations have waned in recent years, tourism in the area has risen with Squamish being considered among the most beautiful places in the world and an outdoor adventure capital.
Community Resources and Recreation
The rural area of Squamish is located just a short distance away from the Stawamus Chief, a granite cliff that has more than 300 climbing routes and trails. Shannon Falls and Murrin Park are also close by, and feature many recreational opportunities including hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and bouldering. Beyond the great outdoors, the Squamish Public Library offers many books, DVDs and magazines for loan. The Britannia Museum and West Coast Railway Heritage Park are also close by.
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Local Access and Public Transportation
The rural area of the city is located right along the Sea to Sky Highway, which offers access into the Lower Mainland and the interior of British Columbia. The local public transportation is run by Squamish Transit System and is available throughout the city and its surrounding neighbourhoods.
Education: Elementary and Secondary Schools
There are a number of elementary schools in Squamish including Stawamus Elementary, Squamish Elementary and Mamquam Elementary. Howe Sound Secondary School and Don Ross Secondary school are also located in the area. The city area is also home to the French language primary school, École Les Aiglons.
The rural area of the city of Squamish is accessible to many different parts of the province and offers some of the best outdoor recreation in the world. If you’re interested in real estate opportunities in rural Squamish, you may want to contact Real Estate Valley for more information.
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