Poplar Houses for Sale
Search all Poplar houses for sale and real estate listings below. Poplar is a neighbourhood in Abbotsford, BC, south of Highway 1 and north of the Canada-United States Border. Poplar is near all the amenities Abbotsford offers yet is away from the bustle of downtown. For those who enjoy trips to our southern neighbour, the Sumas-Huntington is a short drive away.
Real Estate is diverse in this neighbourhood, including condos, townhomes, and detached houses. Several apartment complexes are found along McCallum Road and King Road, including the Cinema District complex and College Park Place. Unity and Argyle are two townhouse complexes in Poplar. Detached homes ranchers from modest ranchers to executive mansions. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Poplar, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Abbotsford real estate experts today!
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Real Estate in Poplar
Poplar has a nice mix of real estate opportunities ranging from mature homes on city-sized lots, larger homes on acres of land, and areas with active farmland. Poplar is a desired area of Abbotsford because of the reasonable price of homes. Several houses for sale are also zoned for development, and several possess multiple dwellings, attracting the interest of investors. Many luxury homes have long driveways and take advantage of the stunning views of Mount Baker as their backdrop. Plenty of condo developments, townhomes and row houses are popular among students, being so close to the University of Fraser Valley.
Property investment opportunities offer a range of choices for almost any individual. About half of Poplar’s homes are single-detached, and most were built between 1960 and 1980. The cost of homes is lower than in cities such as Metro Vancouver and appeals to new homeowners and growing families.
Poplar is a quiet neighbourhood that encompasses that countryside vibe while still being close to downtown Abbotsford and all the amenities you need. It is located between Mt. Lehman Road to the West and Gladwin Road to the East. Poplar touches the United States border just to the South, so many residents find it convenient to travel there for certain amenities or fuel up for gas at a lower cost. Highway access is a breeze, and you can easily travel to Vancouver in an hour. With such fertile soil, most of the area is used for farming, and Poplar has been a thriving agricultural community for generations. Over sixty percent of land in Poplar is reserved for agriculture.
Several local farms in the area have been running family-owned and operated operations for decades. Thirty years ago, Applebarn was started by the Taves family. Not only do they sell a variety of local ciders, but they also have all kinds of activities, including U-Pick goji berries, the sunflower patch, hayrides in summer, pony rides, pick your apples, choose a pumpkin, navigate the Corn Quest Maze, pet the barn animals, and more.
Another family-orientated farm is Neufeld Farms. It has been running for over thirty years and offers locally grown and sourced produce, poultry, eggs, dairy, bakery goods, and more. Birchwood Dairy Farm, Gelderman Farms, and Willow View Farm are among other spots you can support locally.
Shopping and amenities are not hard to come by in Poplar. Just to the West are four shopping centres with retail stores, dining, and entertainment. The theatre centre is a popular spot to view the latest movie releases. To the East is another shopping plaza with fast-food, sit-down dining, and several popular retailers. Abbotsford International Airport is less than twenty minutes away, and there is a Central Fraser Valley transit route that serves the airport.
There are many honourable schools in Poplar, including Jackson Elementary and South Poplar Traditional Elementary. St. James & St. Ann’s Elementary and St John Brebeuf Regional Secondary are Catholic schools. Abbotsford Traditional Middle School offers the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. Secondary schools require travel by bus, but Abbotsford Senior Secondary was rebuilt in 2012, offering special programs and classes, including Accounting, Art, Digital Art, Business and Management, and more. The University of the Fraser Valley offers various degrees, programs, and trades.
Things To Do in Poplar
There are a few popular parks with green space and outdoor activities in Poplar. If you want to be close to water Albert Dyck Memorial Park was built around an artificial lake, and many use it for wakeboarding and water skiing.
The Mennonite Heritage Museum
The Mennonite Heritage Museum is located right in Poplar. The museum preserves the stories of the Mennonites from their origins in the 16th century to their settlement in the Fraser Valley. The exhibit hall illustrates the story of the Mennonites spanning 500 years. If you are a history buff and want to be more knowledgeable about their settlement in Canada, you will enjoy visiting this museum.
Gallery 7 Theatre & Performing Arts Society
Gallery 7 Theatre & Performing Arts Society has provided educational workshops and seminars for all ages for over thirty years. They aid in encouraging the appreciation of the performing and visual arts. They host various live performances, concerts and events that change each year. Check out their annual theatre festival.
Singletree Winery is a family-operated winery founded in 2010. The owners have a strong farming background and a great appreciation for BC’s agriculture, which shows in their wine portfolio. Singletree hosts events throughout the year and caters to weddings, birthdays, or other special occasions. Your next date night will be unforgettable in one of their DiVine Domes, an enclosed dome for up to six people.
Fraserglen Golf and Training Centre
Fraserglen Golf is a fun and challenging eighteen-hole course off the Trans Canada Highway. Their fairway is flat but well-bunkered, making it great for all ages and skill levels. They also have a driving range and pro shop, and the Glen Bar & Grill has been locally run since 1996.