Harrison Hot Springs Houses for Sale
Search all Harrison Hot Springs Houses for Sale and real estate listings below. The Village of Harrison Hot Springs is one of the Lower Mainlands not so hidden gems. With pristine hiking, beaches and the beautiful Harrison Lake, it is no wonder people from across BC visit this gorgeous community.
Harrison Hot Springs offers a variety of real estate from luxury estates, quaint cabins and manufactured homes. Be sure to register for a free account so that you can receive email alerts whenever new Harrison Hot Springs properties come on the market.
Harrison Hot Springs Real Estate Market
With its friendly residents and slowed-down pace, Harrison Hot Springs, BC, is a community where you can live your life and enjoy the fruits of the Canadian wilderness within a short drive away from the urban necessities of the bigger cities.
Although rustic in nature, Harrison Hot Springs does not lack in real estate types. Including modern condo buildings and apartments, which are perfect for low-maintenance living. Homes with a large yard and room to grow can be found for growing families or quaint bungalows and ranchers for working professionals. Affordable duplexes and townhouses with fenced-in backyards abound, with plenty of parking for your boat or RV.
Land for sale is also available to build your dream home with mountain views, and watch the bald eagles return in the fall from the comfort of your private deck or enjoy the winter sports that are only a short drive away from your comfortable three- or four-bedroom craftsman house.
As many people come to Harrison Hot Springs to escape the city, there are plenty of investment opportunities in the area. Buy a cabin or a multi-family dwelling for your own short-term rental enterprise or start your own small tourism business within the community, living in the town centre or on the rugged outskirts.
About Harrison Hot Springs, BC
Harrison Hot Springs is a popular year-round resort town in the Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Named after the incredible natural mineral hot springs and considered the jewel of the Fraser Valley, this community is also located near a large lake (Harrison Lake) with a sandy beach and is surrounded by forests, giving it a rustic and peaceful feel.
Harrison Hot Springs is located near all the amenities and services its 1900 residents need, including gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, and the public library found in the close-by community of Agassiz. The town offers services like a garbage and recycling program and snow and ice removal.
Getting to Harrison Hot Springs
Harrison Hot Springs is 32 km away (a 28-minute drive) from Chilliwack via the Trans-Canada Highway/BC-1 E and the Agassiz-Rosedale Highway/BC-9 N. There is a 45-minute BC transit bus route between these two communities, Route 71. The nearest large city with an international airport is Abbotsford (Abbotsford International Airport), a 50-minute drive away via Trans-Canada Highway/BC-1 E, and then Vancouver (Vancouver International Airport), just under a 2-hour drive (131.8 km) away via Trans-Canada Highway/BC-1 E.
Harrison Hot Springs Weather
This community boasts a relatively mild, warm, and temperate climate with significant rainfall. The summer begins at the end of June and ends in September. August is the hottest month of the year, with an average temperature of 18.7 °C, and January is the coolest month, with an average of 1.1 °C.
Harrison Hot Springs Culture
The town of Harrison Hot Springs has a vibrant artistic community. Each July is the Harrison Festival of the Arts, with nine full days of concerts and art exhibits, with a large country craft market. The Ranger Station Art Gallery is a not-for-profit art gallery showing art and offering workshops. Harrison is also a community that celebrates its Indigenous roots. In the summer, you can find Sasquatch Days, which is two days of war canoe races, a salmon barbecue, and local First Nations performances.
Harrison Hot Springs Health Care
All health care facilities for Harrison Hot Springs residents are located in nearby communities, with the majority of doctor’s offices, dental offices, pharmacies, holistic care, and hospital services in Chilliwack, a 30-minute drive away. The Chilliwack General Hospital has 24/7 acute and emergency services, obstetrics, cardiac care, internal medicine, and inpatient and outpatient care programs. Some services can be found closer in Agassiz at Agassiz Community Health Centre.
Harrison Hot Springs Education
Harrison Hot Springs is a part of the Fraser-Cascade School District. In the community, one public elementary school, Harrison Hot Springs Elementary, serves grades K-6. Older children commute to the nearby community of Agassiz, where students will attend Agassiz Elementary-Secondary School. Agassiz also has the Seabird Island Community School, an independent K-12 school that promotes the First Nations culture and language alongside the BC curriculum.
Things to Do in Harrison Hot Springs
There is plenty to do in the Harrison Hot Springs area. You can, of course, visit the hot springs year-round. Those looking for an adventure can visit the nearby Agassiz Speedway, a car track with races running from April through November. Sasquatch Provincial Park is nearby, with plenty of campsites, fishing and hiking opportunities, and swimming. See wildlife like bald eagles and gigantic sturgeon fish as you enjoy the pristine natural settings of this incredible community.
During the fall, there is Bands on the Beach, which encompasses two full days of free music in September, and in October, you can visit the Harrison Beer Fest to try a variety of craft beers. There are plenty of winter-based activities, with the Sasquatch Mountain ski resort close by. Lights by the Lake is a festival that takes place through December and January with holiday- and sasquatch-themed light displays. In November, the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is one of the largest migratory gatherings of these majestic birds that takes place in the area.
In the summer, hiking is a must. Swimming, beach volleyball, and boating are all popular activities. There are chartered boat tours, and an inflatable water playground on Harrison Lake called Harrison Water Park, which is open during the busy summer season. In April, wine lovers will enjoy Harrison Uncorked, a two-day wine festival with offerings from over a dozen wineries. Rockhounds flock to this area to find fossils, there are several farmer’s markets to peruse, and golfing at the Harrison Resort Golf Course is a popular activity for tourists and locals alike.
Harrison Hot Springs Realtors
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