West Meadows Houses for Sale
Search all West Meadows houses for sale and real estate listings below. West Meadows is a neighbourhood in Pitt Meadows, BC, just west of the downtown core. Properties in West Meadows present an appealing blend of rural tranquillity and proximity to shopping. The Lougheed Highway and the Golden Ears Bridge are within easy reach of many properties in the neighbourhood, making this a great option for commuters.
Residential real estate in West Meadows is primarily detached houses on farmland. Many properties offer mountain views of the Golden Ears mountains and Mount Baker. There is also quite a bit of commercial and industrial real estate in West Meadows, including sawmills, nurseries, and the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in West Meadows, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Pitt Meadows real estate experts today!
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Real Estate in West Meadows
In West Meadows, real estate prices trend slightly higher than in Pitt Meadows. This is mainly because properties are far larger and more secluded in this neighbourhood than in some of Pitt Meadows’ more urban neighbourhoods, which feature more affordable condo and townhouse units.
In West Meadows, large single-family homes were built on vast acreages in the 1960s and 1970s. West Meadows is an agricultural area that features plenty of specialty crops, including berries. You may find properties that include established berry crops, representing substantial yearly income.
Appealing large family homes can be found in West Meadows along Ford Detour Road, which runs near the Fraser River and the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport—the fourth busiest airport in the Lower Mainland.
Kennedy Road runs along the Pitt River along the northern portion of West Meadows. Along this stretch, you’ll find undeveloped lots that offer great potential for real estate investors looking to build in a relatively affordable part of Metro Vancouver. Properties in this part of West Meadows feature relaxing views of the water and easy access to Highway 7. Real estate investors interested in agricultural pursuits or other projects that require ample land are likely to gravitate towards this part of West Meadows.
West Meadows remains largely undeveloped, which should appeal to real estate investors who need plenty of room and are looking to build. At the same time, population growth is predicted throughout Pitt Meadows in the coming years, which could increase the number of job opportunities and amenities in the city.
About West Meadows
Pitt Meadows is one of the smallest cities in the Lower Mainland, with a population that sits just beneath twenty thousand residents. It offers an appealing amount of green space, with quiet neighbourhoods and scenic nature reserves.
Pitt Meadows is undoubtedly a feasible bedroom community for those who work in Vancouver, as the drive takes well under an hour during favourable traffic conditions. More than 85% of the residents of Pitt Meadows work outside of the city, commuting to larger cities across the Metro Vancouver area. One of the more accessible neighbourhoods in Pitt Meadows for those commuting to Vancouver is West Meadows.
West Meadows is a tranquil, predominantly agricultural neighbourhood bordered by the Pitt River to the west and the Fraser River to the south. West Meadows scores high in livability and features a lower crime rate than Pitt Meadows’ already low crime rate on average. Affordability in West Meadows is slightly lower than in Pitt Meadows as a whole, and many of the properties are truly large and boast impressive acreage.
West Meadows is regarded as an excellent family neighbourhood. It features great schools and plenty of recreational and community facilities at the Town Centre, the Civic Centre, and Sawyer’s Landing Waterfront Village. The Pitt Meadows Dyke Trail System—along the river—provides excellent opportunities for Pitt Meadows residents to get outside and exercise amidst beautiful mountain and river views. Those looking to invest in one of the Lower Mainland’s more laid-back, scenic neighbourhoods may find appealing options in the West Meadows neighbourhood.
Things to Do in West Meadows
Explore the Pitt River Regional Greenway
The crown jewel of the West Meadows area for enjoying the great outdoors is the Pitt River Regional Greenway, a long trail system located where the Pitt River and the Fraser River meet. For walkers, joggers, and cyclists, the greenway offers impressive views of the surrounding farmland and mountains and is a popular path for birdwatchers, as plenty of bird species call this marshy area home. As you make your way along the greenway, other wildlife includes otters, seals, muskrat, hawks, and more.
Grab a Snack at Hopcott Farms
One of the best things to do when you’re in West Meadows is to head to one of the local farms to enjoy some of the ample locally-grown produce. Heading north, slightly above Dewdney Trunk Road, you’ll find Hopcott Farms—a third-generation family farm with an excellent deli. You can pick up charcuterie and picnic baskets that are perfect for taking to one of the nearby local parks for a picnic. Hopcott Farm’s Bistro can be a great place to grab breakfast or lunch. They offer tasty comfort food made using locally-grown ingredients.
Explore Pitt Polder Ecological Reserve
The West Meadows neighbourhood is home to plenty of green space and parks. Still, those looking for more isolated wilderness can make the twenty-minute drive north, where you’ll find yourself surrounded by parkland, including Minnekhada Regional Park and Golden Ears Provincial Park, one of the largest park areas in the province. Another popular escape from the city is Pitt Polder Ecological Reserve. This beautiful nature reserve was created to help preserve the sensitive bogland. The opportunities for spotting wildlife in this area are impressive, and visitors should arrive prepared to see black bears and an amazing array of diverse species of animals.