Hatzic Houses for Sale
Search all Hatzic Houses for Sale and real estate listings below. Hatzic is a neighbourhood in Mission, BC. Located in Mission’s eastern region, Hatzic is a semi-rural neighbourhood and is home to Westminster Abbey, a well-known monastery.
Real estate is diverse in Hatzic and ranges from small acreages to manufactured homes, custom-built luxury estates, and sites in Everglades Resort. Be sure to register for a free account so that you can receive email alerts whenever new Hatzic properties come on the market.
Real Estate in Hatzic
Sitting in the southeast portion of Mission sits the well-established community of Hatzic. As one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the area, residents here have great pride and a sense of identity and belonging in their community. This is reflected in the relatively low mobility rates reported in the area. “North Hatzic,” an area within this neighbourhood, is largely suburban residential in nature.
The properties in Hatzic are primarily single-family homes with average size land lots mostly clustered along the southern portion near Lougheed Highway. There are also properties, mainly single-family homes and mobile or manufactured homes, situated on Hatzic Island, a small parcel of land only accessible via a single road at the intersection of Shook Street and Lougheed Highway. There are also some resorts and campgrounds located on the island.
In 2020 the Fraser Valley Regional District published the “Hatzic Lake Management Plan,” which is committed to preserving and protecting this critical part of what makes this community so unique.
The Stó:lō people were the original inhabitants of present-day Mission, dating at least 4,000 years ago. Hatzic, as it is known today, was an ideal location for them due to its proximity to water (both the Fraser River and Hatzic Lake). Xay:tem Rock (also referred to sometimes as Hatzic Rock) is noted as one of the oldest archeological discoveries in Canadian history. According to the oral history of the Stó:lō people, Xay:tem Rock holds the voice of their chief’s song; the full story can be found on the Mission Museum website.
Anthony Taulbut, originally from England but settled in Mission in the early 1900s, contributed many items and artifacts to the Mission Museum’s collection. He passed away in 1949 and is buried in Hatzic Cemetary.
Hatzic is accessible by car via Lougheed Highway (Highway 7). BC Transit also runs a bus service, Route 35, via Mission Exchange. The community has amenities, including an elementary school, a middle school, St. Clare’s Monastery and parks, with Hatzic Park at Draper Street and Weaver Crescent having two softball diamonds.
Things to Do in Hatzic
Swim in Hatzic Lake
If you need a swimming hole to cool off in the summer, head to Hatzic Lake. As both a relatively warm and shallow body of water, the perfect combination of conditions makes it a popular spot for swimming and water sports in the warmer months and fishing during the colder season.
Camp Luther, a private Bible summer camp established in 1950, is located on Hatzic Island in the centre of the lake and offers different programs for children, youth and families. Check out their website if you’re interested in signing up.
Visit X̱á:ytem Interpretive Centre (Hatzic Rock National Historic Site of Canada)
Stó:lō Tourism offers guided tours (by appointment) of this landmark site. They are located at 35087 Lougheed Hwy. Dating back at least 9,000 years, according to the oral history of the Stó:lō people, the rock, or transformer stone, is said to hold one of their historical chief’s songs for eternity. A longhouse has also been uncovered during an archeological dig, said to be around 6,000 years old.
To book an appointment (groups welcome!), contact them via Phone (604-824-3211) or email ([email protected]). Adult admission is $25, with children/seniors at $12.50.
Have a Picnic at Neilson Regional Park
Neilson Regional Park, located on the western shore of Hatzic Lake, is perfect for picnics. Sitting at 10 hectares, the park boasts a covered picnic shelter that can be reserved for your next private event: contact the Fraser Valley Regional District at [email protected] for more details.
Fishing is a beloved past-time here, with a small amount of chum and coho salmon making their annual run in early November. The park is also known for bird watching; look out for the spectacular bald eagles! Located at 8746 Edwards Street, hours are 7am to sunset, daily.
Pick some flowers at Ferncliff Gardens
As a family-owned nursery that’s been in business for over 100 years, Ferncliff Gardens is best known for its dahlias. Offering a whole product line of dahlias, ranging from small ball-sized flowers to Giant Dahlias (AA), you’re sure to find just the right one to suit your personal preference. They offer a Show Garden annually but check their website as operations are weather and condition-dependent.