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Search all Brackendale houses for sale and real estate listings below. Brackendale is a neighbourhood in Squamish, BC's northern area. The emphasis on real estate listings in Brackendale is primarily residential. With its proximity to Squamish, there has been less need for commercial properties. As a result, Brackendale grew focused on residential buildings and homes that are still there today. Surrounding the core of Brackendale are various farms and agricultural facilities.
Detached homes are standard and range from BC Box-style homes to Arts and Crafts homes. Newer houses typically have attached garages, modern features and fenced backyards. There are several walking trails, and the one following the Squamish River is most recognized as the filming spot in the show 'Virgin River.' To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Brackendale, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Squamish real estate experts today!
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Residential properties in Brackendale include single-family suburban homes, newer builds, mid-century homes, townhouses, and the occasional strata. Most of the housing options are two-storey homes and various townhouses.
The commercial properties in Brackendale are smaller buildings suited for restaurants, retail stores, and offices. Instead of large corporations, these commercial properties resemble “mom and pop” style businesses, given they are usually locally owned and operated.
Brackendale is a village found just north of Squamish and is located between the Squamish River and the Sea-to-Sky Highway. As part of the District of Squamish, Brackendale benefits from all the amenities Squamish has to offer while still holding its own identity. The Squamish Airport is at the northern end of Brackendale, making it convenient for anyone who uses the airport.
There are no frills here - just simple country living. Residents are very tuned into nature from the surrounding forested areas, mountains, and rivers. Just across the Squamish River is the Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park, a sanctuary for bald eagles. Several established farms have made their mark and have called this community home for generations. Snow-capped mountains watch over this quiet village that is bustling with life.
Things to Do in Brackendale
Eagle Run Viewing Shelter
Brackendale is the home for bald eagles during the winter. The Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park is closed to the public for the winter months, but visitors can still see these majestic birds at the Eagle Run viewing shelter. This viewing area is located in a park just across the river, giving the birds the space they need and visitors the views they came to see. Additional educational information about the birds is provided on-site. Bring your binoculars and spend a delightful morning watching these eagles along the river.
Brackendale Art Gallery
This is not your average art gallery. Brackendale has raised the bar by providing visitors with an art gallery that offers licensed food services, concerts, exhibits, workshops, and more. After viewing the bald eagles at the Eagle Run viewing shelter, the Brackendale Art Gallery offers a seat next to a warm fire. Their school offers art courses, from beginner to intermediate. This art gallery compliments the natural beauty and inspiration of Brackendale and is truly a treasure in the community.
Visit the Local Farms
There are several well-established farms in Brackendale. Support the local economy and your health with farm-fresh produce, free-range eggs, Canadian maple syrup and honey, flowers like lavender, and top-quality meat. The spirit of Brackendale is strong in its agricultural community. Meet the farmers that are passionately growing the food you eat, learn something new, and have fun while doing it!
Brackendale Fall Fair
When the farmers are not tending to their animals or gardens, they are likely thinking of the Brackendale Fall Fair. This family event has been a local favourite for many years. Take the kids on a hayride, visit some farm animals, enjoy some fantastic food, dance to live music, and have fun playing the many different games and activities available.
Fly Like an Eagle
If watching eagles flying above your head excites you, then perhaps a chance in the sky for yourself will be even better. Glacier Air provides both flight training and tours for locals and tourists. Located at the Brackendale Airport, this company is between landmarks like Mount Tantalus, Mount Garibaldi, and Howe Sound. The tours extend as south as Vancouver and north past Whistler, giving customers a wide breadth of options. Charter services provide flights to many communities in B.C. that the larger airlines don’t necessarily service. This gives tourists an additional travelling option. From the many courses this facility offers, teenagers and adults can even learn to pilot a plane themselves. In-class groundwork sets the foundation before taking flight. Certified flight instructors can teach basic training to become recreational and commercial pilots.