Located approximately 60 minutes east of Vancouver, these communities offer an ideal in suburban living: numerous parks, snow capped mountains, extensive equestrian trails, natural lakes and salmon bearing rivers and creeks! The area boasts extensive recreational facilities and transportation improvements. Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows residents enjoy a peaceful lifestyle within vibrant and diverse communities full of parks, heritage sites, recreational complexes and leisure centres, golf courses, and an excellent array of restaurants and stores!
Maple Ridge is a thriving satellite community of Vancouver, with Haney being designated as the downtown core. Haney Place is located downtown and offers a variety of shops, as well as the Municipal Government offices, the award winning Leisure Centre, Memorial Gardens, Centennial Arena, curling rink, library, art gallery and Martial Arts centre!
Set between the majestic Golden Ears Mountains and the mighty Fraser River, Maple Ridge residents are just minutes from The Golden Ears Provincial Park with the beautiful Alouette Lake, UBC Research Forest, Kanaka Creek Regional Park and Rolley Lake Provincial Park. The parks offer a multitude of activities including hiking, riding trails, swimming, water sports, boating, and a lot of fun for the family!
Pitt Meadows is situated on the North bank of the Fraser River between Port Coquitlam and Maple Ridge, located 31 kilometers from Vancouver. Topographically, Pitt Meadows consists of 9,000 acres of lowland meadows and 1,000 acres of highland where the urban center is situated off the Lougheed Hwy. 60% of the area is devoted to agriculture. There are many waterways to use and discover, including Pitt Lake, the only freshwater tidal lake in North America!
Pitt Meadows has the calming beauty of berry fields and dairy farms intermingled with residential development and a downtown core of shopping. In Pitt Meadows there is an ample supply of affordable residential, commercial and industrial land. This municipality also has an airport which offers a variety of services, including daily flights to Victoria, charter flights, helicopter rides, flying or parachuting lessons and sightseeing tours. Three golf courses are available, including world class golf at Swan-E-Set Bay Golf & Country Club.
Both communities of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows offer a selection of homes from well appointed apartments, to luxury homes on acreage. First time buyers to retirees are now happy to call this area home.