Welcome to fort langley
A Unique and Desirable Langley B.C. Community
The community of Fort Langley in Langley, BC is a unique and desirable village-like area. This is a clean, peaceful and safe area that has historical significance because of the community’s namesake national historical landmark. The historical landmark, Fort Langley, is a tourist destination and draws thousands of students each year for field-trips. Boutique shops and cafes line the area’s main commercial strip, along Glover Road.
Homes and neighbourhoods in Fort Langley have beautiful curb appeal and character. Large lot sizes of approximately 10,000 sq.ft. are common. The pride of ownership is evident on most streets, with well maintained homes and landscaping. Fort Langley has a relatively high socio-economic profile and single-family homes are the dominant part of the housing mix here. Although, mixed use developments have sprung up recently.
Fort Langley provides a sense of charming village life and is overall a great place to buy a house. It is not only an amazing place to call home, but it has historically been an amazing investment too. Bedford Landing is a pocket along the riverfront that has a mix of apartments, attached row homes and detached houses. These are more contemporary and relatively newer homes that blend modern and heritage nicely.
Fort Langley is approximately bounded by Wright Street to the West, Hudson Bay Street to the East, 88 Ave to the South and the Bedford Channel Waterway to the North. The community is commonly accessed from the 232 Street exit at Highway 1. Fort Langley is in close proximity to Walnut Grove, which is only a few minutes drive to the West along 96 Ave or 88 Ave.
The North Central location of Fort Langley is along the Fraser River waterfront. It is somewhat of a drive to get to Fort Langley, but that is exactly the type of geographical separation that gives it an exclusiveness. The rural surroundings give it a quiet charm. This area is somewhat of a hidden gem in the Township of Langley.
Everything for daily living is closeby along Glover Road. Groceries, pharmacies, banking and great dining options are all within close proximity. Often within walking distance. This type of close convenience is rare in Metro Vancouver and adds to the appeal of buying a house in this wonderful community.
Shops along Glover Road: Google Street View
PARKS AND RECREATION
There are a couple of great parks in Fort Langley to enjoy. Fort Langley Marina Park and Fort Langley Park are popular among residents. Fort Langley Golf Course is a marquee recreational facility that is close by and is great for a round of golf. Belmont Golf Course also offers another option for avid golfers.
You can easily walk or bike over to Brae Island Regional Park on McMillan Island, across the bridge and over the Bedford Channel. Walking trails are popular and McMillan Island is a popular camping spot too.
View from McMillan Island
Another favourite activity is the Fort to Fort Trail along the riverfront. It is a gentle and scenic trail to hike.
Fort Langley Park
Buying a home in Fort Langley is generally a safe blue-chip investment. It has always been and will continue to be a desirable location, especially for those with the means to afford a home there. There is a well-to-do population, wonderful homes and neighbourhoods with great character and curb appeal. Whatever your stage of life, Fort Langley is a highly desirable area to buy a home in. Established streets of detached houses and heritage homes make Fort Langley a great choice to purchase a home.