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- 1 hours from Vancouver
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3-bed, 2-bath single-family home, one block from Mill Lake Park
CAD$ 824,900 MLS Listing
Abbotsford is situated in the beautiful southwestern corner of the province and is the largest municipality in B.C. Abbotsford combines small-town hospitality with big-city services and an all-important diversified business base.
The high quality of life in Abbotsford is bolstered by its reasonable cost of living, affordable residential real estate, the lowest utility fees in the area, and a strong school district with 46 modern schools. Abbotsford is the hub of the Fraser Valley with 62% of residents working in the City and living within a 10-minute commute.
Abbotsford’s world-class regional hospital and cancer centre, operated by Fraser Health and the BC Cancer Agency respectively, is the biggest employer. Abbotsford even has it’s own international airport (YXX) with new flights and destinations added every year.
Work: Agriculture is the backbone of this community. Approximately 70% of the land is located in the Agricultural Land Reserve and is one of the most diversely farmed areas in Canada, supporting a wide range of crop and livestock productions. Other key sectors include healthcare, manufacturing, aviation and aerospace, and film.
Play: Tucked against a skyline of forested mountain peaks, Abbotsford is home to rugged downhill bike trails, scenic hikes amongst waterfalls and caves, and the legendary Sumas Mountain. The city itself enjoys over 2,500 acres of green space with 157 parks for the whole family to choose from.
Culture: Abbotsford is home to a vibrant and diverse people with strong connections to our local Sumas and Matsqui indigenous peoples, a heritage inspired by European culture, and the oldest Sikh temple in North America. At the heart of Abbotsford, you’ll find The Reach Gallery featuring burgeoning contemporary artists, The Mennonite Heritage Museum, several historical sites and numerous public art installations. You’ll also find a thriving art community and over 160 outdoor events each year.
Municipalities & Districts:
Abbotsford – abbotsford.ca
Note: Population is listed by either municipality or region. Sample listing represents a home near the median average selling price in 2017. Real estate trend metric uses B.C. Assessment data for value and includes sales of all property types.