Sumas Prairie Houses for Sale

Search all Sumas Prairie houses for sale and real estate listings below. Sumas Prairie is a residential suburban neighbourhood in Abbotsford, BC, and was created in the 1920s when Sumas Lake was drained by rerouting the Chilliwack River. Due to this, Sumas Prairie is full of fertile agricultural/farmland and residential properties, making it desirable among large-scale agricultural businesses and hobby farms.

Real estate is primarily detached homes on acreages of all sizes. Houses range from mid-century builds, including ranchers and multi-storey homes, to luxury craftsman-style homes with secondary buildings. Since most homes are situated in the valley, beautiful mountain views are easily seen. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Sumas Prairie, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Abbotsford real estate experts today!

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Real Estate in Sumas Prairie

Anyone who loves living around wide open spaces will enjoy Sumas Prairie. With such a high yield in the agricultural industry, that will not change anytime soon. Most homes are single-detached houses, and the rest of the properties are mainly duplexes. There are some condo developments, but they are sparse. A quarter of the homes were built in the 1990s, and homes are mainly three to four bedrooms with big back yards and stunning views.

Luxury homes are nice and secluded, with long driveway leading through the grounds. There are also several family farms that the same family has run for decades. Over eighty percent of the land in Sumas Prairie is dedicated to farming.

Sumas Prarie has many opportunities with rural properties increased in appeal to families and investors over the last decade. If you have always wanted to buy a farm as a means of income or a self-sustaining hobby farm or horse property, Sumas Prairies is the place.

About Sumas Prairie

Sumas Prairie is another area in Abbotsford best known for large areas of land, including a great deal of farmland. It is a charming neighbourhood with that small-town vibe. One of the more successful farming businesses comes from blueberries. They grow all over the area, and fruit stands pop up everywhere to purchase them fresh.

Sumas Prairie is also home to several successful dairy and chicken farms. Sumas Prairie has made the most of the rich farming heritage in Abbotsford. Sumas Prairie lies between Sumas and Chilliwack, Highway #1 and the US/Canada border. To the west is another neighbourhood, Poplar. Sumas Prairie was basically a body of water in the early 20th century and was eventually drained to make way for more agricultural opportunities, along with residential and commercial real estate that is so popular today. Over 3,400 reside in Sumas Prairie, and more growth is predicted for the future.

Shopping and dining consist of the two community shopping centres nearby. The basic amenities required include a grocery store, bank, and multiple retail stores and restaurants. There are also two large shopping malls and many more dining opportunities in less than a five-minute drive. Highways border Sumas Prairie to the north and west, providing convenient access when travelling by car, and most residents use that as their means of transportation. Being such a small rural neighbourhood, there is not much for public transit, but residents manage with the four bus stops they have.

The only school in Sumas Prairie is Upper Sumas Elementary which teaches kindergarten to grade seven. William A. Fraser Middle School serves grades six through eight, and students can travel by bus. They are known for their specialty programs, including Fraser Hockey Academy, concert band, jazz band, and aboriginal studies. Then there is Abbotsford Senior Secondary School, one of the most advanced schools in North America. The University of the Fraser Valley is ten minutes away, and there are two other colleges off Highway #1; Sprott Shaw College Abbotsford and Career Gate Community College.

Things To Do in Sumas Prairie

Sumas Prairie is less than thirty minutes from Cultus Lake Provincial Park and is one of the most popular destinations in the Lower Mainland. Residents spend the day enjoying the warm lake and outdoor activities with picnic areas, boating and endless opportunity for fishing, water skiing, windsurfing and hiking. There are also four campgrounds available, perfect for a weekend getaway.

Trethewey House Heritage Site

Trethewey House Heritage is a piece of history in the neighbourhood, built in 1919 and restored in 1925. In 1983 it was declared a municipal heritage site and is home to the Sylvia Pincott Heritage Garden, which was opened in 2002 and named after local environmentalist Sylvia Pincott. They also host Joey’s Playhouse, the Carriage House, and the Upper Sumas Train Station.

Fraserglen Golf Course

Fraserglen Golf Course is a beautiful eighteen-hole course on South Parallel Road. The course has a stunning panoramic background with a challenging but entertaining course. Fraserglen offers lessons and has a professional pro shop on the premise. You will have everything you need to start a fun, new hobby. The Glen Bar and Grill is the perfect end to a satisfying day at the course.

Castle Fun Park

Established in 1989, Castle Fun Park is one of the greatest attractions in the province. Open daily, there is more than enough fun for the whole family, you might not get through it all in just one day! Go Karts, eighteen-hole mini golf, and more. Check out Wonder Farm, a place with mini rides for the little ones.