SQUAMISH VALLEY ROAD
Bending West after crossing the bridge then heading North, Squamish Valley is a mix of farmland, larger undeveloped plots of land along side some pockets of detached homes. Squamish Valley Road stays alongside the Squamish River as it heads North toward the Ashlu River and beyond toward Pemberton. Wilderness, Active logging and Crown land make up this area.
Paradise Valley follows alongside Highway 99 and extends to all the way up towards “BOB” or the Big Orange Bridge on Highway 99. Paradise Valley consists of camping sites, The Cheakmaus Center that operates as an outdoor school and camp ground, and The Tenderfoot Fish Hatchery, There are some nice detached larger and private homes on Midnight way that make up most of the residents of Paradise Valley.
After Brackendale and before the split in the road that devides Squamish Valley and Paradise Valley is what is called Upper Squamish. Upper Squamish typically has larger lots than Brakendale and has a much more rural feel. SunWolf Campsite as well as Fergies Cafe are right at the end of Upper Squamish and are at a spot on the river that access great fishing an arm of the Squamish River that comes from Daisy lake in the North.
Along the east side of highway 99 the Tantalus area of Squamish is made up of residential detached homes as well as Townhome complexes. It also has one of Squamish’s larger hotels, The Executive Suites. Meighan Creek, Greenside Estates and Tantalus Crossing Townhomes are all found in this area. The RockRidge area is also just off Tantalus way offering very nice homes with amazing views. Great access to biking and hiking trails from this area.
One of the oldest and most established areas of Squamish, This residential area is made up of almost exclusively single family residential homes. It is home to Garibaldi Highlands Elementary and has access to Quest University, located just above the Highlands. Many family’s make their home’s in the Highlands, it’s full on older homes with front and back yards. A lot of these homes have been renovated and there are new areas of the Highlands including Thunderbird Creek where you will find Jay Crescent and Condor Place, both streets boast impressive homes build within the past 8 years.
A small but impressive residential area just below Quest University with some very nice homes and very nice views.
Roughly 30 minutes past and above Quest University along a gravel logging road is a group of approximately 20 homes. These homes are rather isolated with no city infrastructure and rely on alternative power systems. large plots of land and a lot of privacy are the selling points to this area.
Home of the Brennan Park Recreation Centre, Squamish Valley Music Festival and Squamish Logger Sports Festival, its a meeting and recreational area for the people of Squamish as there are playing fields, ice centre, aquatic complex and tennis courts to make use of. The Brennan area also has some nice residential offerings in the Maples, Phase 1 and 2 (phase 2 under construction now and should be available to move in by Spring 2016, however availability is very limited)
This is the area of Valleycliffe slightly above the rest of the neighbourhood. This area consists of Plateau Drive, Plateau Crescent and the newly developed and very impressive Crumpit Woods development that is arguably Squamish’s most exclusive area, providing homes and lots with stunning views of the Chief and Howe Sound. New construction and modern architecture is found within the Crumpit Woods development.
One of Squamish’s oldest neighbourhoods Valleycliffe is very family friendly with homes that traditionally have been more affordable to younger family’s it offers great access to the highway for professionals who commute south to Vancouver for their jobs and is increasingly gaining popularit
This small area right along side Highway 99 extends up from the highway into the hills that offer stunning views of Howe Sound. Many options for homes exist is this area including single family detached homes, lots with ocean views, older detached homes and manufactured homes. 10 minute drive to downtown Squamish, 25 minute drive to the North Shore.