East Abbotsford Houses for Sale
Search all East Abbotsford houses for sale and real estate listings below. East Abbotsford is a residential suburban neighbourhood in Abbotsford, BC, encompassing the smaller communities of Whatcom, McMillan, and Old Clayburn. East Abbotsford can be easily distinguished by the area east of Sumas Way and north of the Trans-Canada Highway. The neighbourhood is home to a handful of schools and parks, making it an attractive location for families.
Housing is diverse from agricultural properties, mature homes and new developments, including Deerwood Estates in McMillan and Eagle Mountain, a master-planned community. Some houses have the added bonus of Mt. Baker and the Sumas Valley views. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in East Abbotsford, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Abbotsford real estate experts today!
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Real Estate in East Abbotsford
Most homes in East Abbotsford are less than twenty years old on large lots and are reasonably priced compared to other areas in British Columbia. Three subdivisions offer their own set of characteristics in the real estate market. Old Clayborn is rich in history and was originally BC’s first company town. Today the majority of homes were built after the 1990s. Clayburn Village has been designated as a Heritage Site, and today it is known for its peaceful streets and gorgeous parks and trails.
McMillan is a mature community in the East and the most urban. Most homes are two stories, with three or four bedrooms and mature landscaping. There are also several rancher homes perfect for retiring in. McMillan is close to several amenities, including schools, shopping, and dining. The Abbotsford Recreation Centre has also recently been updated for your enjoyment of the indoor track, weight and fitness room, swimming and skating.
Whatcom is a popular agricultural community, about a third of agricultural land. Most of the homes are single-detached family homes, built after the 1990s and sit on large lots with plenty of space. Castle Fun Park is nearby, and there are plenty of amenities, including shopping and dining. You can also enjoy the city's largest community garden at Abbotsford Agricultural Centre. Lastly, Eagle Mountain is where you will find million-dollar luxury homes and vacant lots to build your dream home.
About East Abbotsford
East Abbotsford is a lovely area of Abbotsford, BC, with warm summers and mild winters. Located east of the Mission highway and highway #1, it is a highly desired neighbourhood because of the reasonably lower cost of homes compared to the Greater Vancouver area. This makes it appealing to first-time homeowners, young families, and retirees looking to downsize. Several schools are in the area, and parks/green spaces are nearby. There are adequate bike paths, and bus services are also easy to access, allowing residents to travel without the use of a vehicle. There is also less traffic than in Vancouver, yet the big city is only an hour away by car. The ease of Highway 11 that runs through the Fraser Valley makes your commute effortless to Mission and beyond.
Amenities have recently expanded to include a shopping centre with a grocery store, drugstore, coffee shop, banks, restaurants and other small businesses. Sevenoaks Shopping Centre is minutes away from Seven Oaks Mall, and West Oaks Mall, with big box stores and the Highstreet Centre, is also not far from East Abbotsford with plenty of shops and dining options. Only minutes away is the Abbotsford Recreation Centre, with an Olympic size ice rink, skating pond, fitness centre, pool, hot tub, and sauna. East Abbotsford also has nine parks and green spaces to enjoy.
There are eleven public schools in the neighbourhood of East Abbotsford. Seven of those are elementary schools, including Auguston Traditional Elementary, Margaret Stenerson Elementary, McMillan Elementary, Mountain Elementary, Prince Charles Elementary, Sandy Hill Elementary and Dr. Thomas A. Swift Elementary. Margaret Stenerson and Sandy Hill are French Immersion schools. The two middle schools in the area include Clayburn Middle and William A. Fraser Middle. There are also two secondary schools, including Robert Bateman Secondary and Yale Secondary. Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts consists of an integrated arts program for students interested in arts and culture. Finally, the University of the Fraser Valley is only five minutes away and offers all kinds of in-demand programs.
Things To Do in East Abbotsford
Several parks encourage lots of ways to stay active with outdoor activity. Willband Creek Park has a 2.4-km loop trail that is relatively easy and takes less than thirty minutes to complete. Residents enjoy the park for bird watching, hiking and bike riding. You can also bring your dog on a leash. The famous Discovery Trail is a paved trail that runs from East to West and is frequently enjoyed by cyclists, runners, and rollerbladers.
Ledgeview Golf and Country Club
Ledgeview Golf and Country Club has modest slopes and rolling hills, with just over 6,100 yards, and the views are stunning. The course is a fair skill level for those looking for a challenge. They offer tournament packages to host any event along with wedding packages. They also offer ladies, men, and seniors leagues. Hillside Events at Ledgeview is one of the most sought-after venues in the Fraser Valley.
Fraser Glen Golf Course
Fraser Glen Golf Course offers an eighteen-hole course, driving range, and The Glen Bar & Grill. They also provide professionals on staff to instruct players and offer a wide range of programs from beginner group lessons to on-course playing lessons. They are pleased to host various events, tournaments, and different leagues.
Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery
This Abbotsford Winery is a hidden gem located in Mount Leman. Proudly family owned and operated, they produce the highest quality small lots of artisanal wines. Seaside Pearl has planted five acres of grapes, and the tour is beautifully scenic, surrounded by rolling fields, trees, and quaint country roads. They also host private parties and events.
The Reach Gallery Museum
The Reach Museum is proud to host and showcase the rich and diverse culture of the Fraser Valley. Since 2006, they have held exhibitions and programs year-round and are passionate about the display of arts from inside the community and outside of it.