It’s a wonderful place to raise a little family of your own. You may see an odd horse trotting down a dirt road. There may be a few to many cowboy boots beside you on the bus. Yet, Langley offers a unique blend of farmland and modern living at a very affordable price.
Langley consists of Langley City and Langley Township. Langley Township is not to be confused with the City of Langley, which is adjacent to the township but politically is a separate entity. These areas and very different in many different aspects.
2. THE COMMUNITY FEEL
EVERYTHING IS NICE, NEW, AND WIDE COMPARING TO THE CITY and other immediate suburbs to Vancouver. Communities are organized well around shopping centers and entertainment. Places like Walnut Grove, Murrayville, North Gordon, have a real sense of identity and people can easily become a part of the community. Unlike the sprawl of other cities like Surrey, Abbotsford, and Richmond, many of these communities in Langley are walking communities, where every morning it’s a parade of parents walking their kids to school. That’s great to see and it's not obvious to find elsewhere. the neighborhoods really celebrate creating a sense of community through street fairs, block parties, and family events.
2. AFFORDABLE REAL ESTATE:
There are tons of new developments, new townhouse communities, and detached communities being built every day along with new schools and parks. There are lots of options that always keep upgrading to a better home and stay in the same community. Prices for new apartments start from around the 300’. Fairly new Townhouses and raw homes will range between high 500’- to high 800’, and brand new detached will start from 900’. In comparison With greater Vancouver prices, these are very affordable for two working parents with a
median household income, or even when one is a working parent you will get a nice new home in a great neighborhood.
If you were to rent,
3. CLOSE TO WASHINGTON STATE
a very big plus for Langley is that it is Close to Washington state, it is very easy to get your shopping and groceries done across the border. There is much more selection and even after the conversion rate, it is still cheaper.
4. Langley is home to many FARMS, picking your own berries, and enjoying fresh food is a norm around there. There are some amazing local farms that turned into a tourist destination.
KRAUS BERRY FARMS AND ESTATE WINES- it has U-Pick Berry Fields, a great Market, a Bakery, an Estate Winery, a long line up to the famous Waffle Bar and Farm Fresh Food.
MILNER VALLEY CHEESE- This is an amazing farm where they make cheeses that are all-natural and are handcrafted using our own pasteurized fresh goat milk. https://www.milnervalleycheese.com/
JD FARMS- IS a family-run producer of specialty turkeys.
JD Farms Specialty Turkey has been offering a diverse range of nutritious and wholesome meal solutions in the traditional country-style deli and bistro, as well as supplying whole turkeys to families and retailers in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley regions. https://jdfarms.ca/
5. High ranking schools
Langley is great for schools and recreation. Township of Langley has great high ranking schools. To name a few Langley fundamental school, The new Yorkson Middle school,. The R.E mountain Secondary school in Willoughby heights offers an IB diploma program.
If you or your kids are into hockey, Vancouver Giants play home games at the beautiful new Langley Events Centre. As part of the Western Hockey League, the Vancouver Giants play against teams from all four Western Canadian provinces as well as from Washington and Oregon in the States.
Langley is home to quality gymnastics programs with great coaches, and There are Competitive program for high-level gymnastics athletes