Sumas Mountain Houses for Sale
Search all Sumas Mountain Houses for Sale and real estate listings below. Sumas Mountain is a residential suburban neighbourhood in Abbotsford, BC, known for its luxury estates, on large lots, with panoramic views of the surrounding valley.
Older homes in family-friendly planned communities are also found on Sumas Mountain, including the Auguston and Straighton communities. Be sure to register for a free account so that you can receive email alerts whenever new Sumas Mountain properties come on the market.
Real Estate in Sumas Mountain
Sumas Mountain is the perfect neighbourhood for new or seasoned retirees or those empty nesters looking to downsize at a reasonable price. Sumas Mountain also appeals to young families looking for a quaint neighbourhood to raise their children. Other nearby areas are Straiton, Kilgard, and Barrowtown mountain. The Sumas First Nation reserve is on the South end, and to the West is the Matsqui Prairie.
Sumas Mountain is known for its vast areas of land and green space. This neighbourhood is also home to several luxury estates, many custom-built with high square footage, long winding driveways, and gated entrances. Older, mature homes are also available for a reasonable price, especially compared to more comparable cities like Metro Vancouver.
Some newer areas with real estate opportunities are Straiton, the community of Auguston, and Barrowtown, where most homes are single-detached, and almost half are newly built within a decade. Straiton and Auguston feature large single-detached houses in a family-friendly neighbourhood, with excellent schools and lots of recreation. Auguston is a well-planned neighbourhood because it is so self-contained. It's the perfect friendly neighbourhood with front porches to spend your hot days and mild evenings. There are also townhomes and vacant lots throughout Sumas Mountain.
About Sumas Mountain
Located 910 metres above sea level, the neighbourhood of Sumas Mountain is idyllic, with amazing views of the Sumas flats and the west coast mountains. It is situated East of Abbotsford, between the Matsqui and Sumas Prairies. Some often refer to Sumas Mountain as the Canadian Sumas so as not to confuse it with the mountain in Washington with the same name, less than an hour away.
There is a convenient shopping centre in Sumas Mountain Village with close to twenty stores, including a grocery store, drug store, medical and dental clinics, insurance office, pet store, animal hospital, hair salon, coffee shop, and many other retailers. West Oaks Mall, Sevenoaks Shopping Centre, and Highstreet are only ten minutes away if there is anything else residents are looking for. Various restaurants serve a quick bite or sit-down dining only a few minutes away.
The bus service is fair in Sumas Mountain and has easy access if you are travelling to the downtown area. There is also a Greyhound bus depot just over ten minutes away outside McMillan. The Abbotsford International Airport is under thirty minutes away, and the Abbotsford Regional Hospital is about twenty minutes away by car.
There are plenty of honourable schools, including Auguston Traditional Elementary and Barrowtown Elementary School. Auguston Traditional Elementary School teaches K-7. Barrowtown is a smaller rural school that teaches up to grade five. Clayburn Middle School is recognized by Today's Parent magazine as one of the 40 Best Schools in Canada and teaches grades 6-8. For grades 9-12, there is Yale Secondary School and Robert Bateman Secondary School. Finally, The Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts has a Sumas Mountain secondary school campus for grades 6-12. Continuing education can be found at the University of the Fraser Valley, ten minutes away.
Things To Do in Sumas Mountain
Sumas Mountain is the perfect area of wilderness to enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, off-roading, and fishing. Avid adventurers travel to Sumas Mountain just to explore. They like to try their hand at hang gliding and paragliding. Sumas Mountain Regional Park is located near the mountain's peak and is a sought-after spot for hikers and mountain bikers. There are two different trails, each almost five kilometres.
The Abbotsford Art Gallery
The Abbotsford Art Gallery is home to the artwork of Zhu and showcases local artists from the Lower Mainland and other areas in the province. Fellow artist Hong Zhu owns the gallery. Each year a remarkable show of small works is hosted by their gallery of artists.
Royalwood Golf Course
Royalwood Golf Course is an eighteen-hole championship course that is both unique and challenging. Designed by Jim McIntyre, Royalwood was established in 1990, and this course is surrounded by panoramic views and mountain backdrops. A driving range, pro shop, and lessons are all offered, and they have an exceptional restaurant and lounge that even offers breakfast.
Calders Wine Cellar
There are several wineries to visit in and around Abbotsford, and Calders Wine Cellar is not one to be missed. It is a family-owned establishment with award-winning wines and over 22 years of experience. You can purchase right from their site, including wine kits, beer kits, and accessories.
Castle Fun Park
Residents are lucky enough to be minutes from Castle Fun Park, one of the area's greatest family attractions. They are open daily and offer Go Karts, mini golf, laser tag, bumper cars, bowling, an arcade, and much more! Just take Exit 95 off Highway #1.