The city of New Westminster is known as the "Royal City." As the settlement was originally called Queensborough, the nickname stuck. It is located in British Columbia's Lower Mainland region, and is a member of the Metro Vancouver area. New Westminster was founded in 1858 as the Colony of British Columbia's capital. From 1866 to the first decade of the 20th Century, it was the largest city in the Mainland. It sits at the center of the region of Greater Vancouver. The New Westminster Quay and the Quayside Esplanade & Boardwalk provide residents and visitors the opportunity to admire the water and flowers surrounding the city.
The Fraser Institute assessed schools in New Westminster, and has given them high rankings. Younger, elementary school-aged students will get a top-notch education at F W Howay, rated 7 out of 10 for 2016-17, and Herbert Spencer, rated 6.9 out of 10, respectively. Secondary school students should look at the New Westminster school, rated 7 out of 10.
There are numerous attractions in New Westminster. Nature lovers can wander the gardens at Tipperary Park, play sports at Queen's Park and hike the Admiralty Point Trail. Those who prefer indoor attractions can check out the Fraser River Discovery Centre, the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame and the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre. Wine enthusiasts will enjoy Lulu Island, complete with wineries, wine tasting and plenty of scenery. Theater lovers will love The Bernie Legge Theatre, the Royal City Musical Theatre and the Anvil Theatre.
According to the real estate info and house listings site Zolo Canada, as well as current MLS listings, homes for sale in New Westminster cost, on average, $644,967. This is a 5.4 percent decrease from the previous month, and an increase of 5.8 percent from the year before. The newest listings out of the properties for sale sold at an average price of $645,000 after being on the market for an average of 12 days. Condos & townhouses for sale are cheaper, making housing options abundant and varied.
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ABSOLUTELY CHARMING, One of a kind HOME - situated within walking distance to all amenities - no need for a car. This unique, heritage designation home is ready for you t...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Crest Realty
Modern living in historic New Westminster's landmark Trapp & Holbrook building! Elegant NE facing 1 bed/1 bath with stunning views of the city & river! Efficient layout ...
Listing courtesy of Pathway Executives Realty Inc.
Come home to the centrally located Belmont Towers! Bring your full sized furniture to this very spacious two bedroom, two bathroom condo! With new flooring, a fresh coat ...
Listing courtesy of Team 3000 Realty Ltd.
Welcome to this lovely, character home situated in a prime location for under 500k with the view of Fraser River and Alex Fraser bridge. Perfect for Starter, Builder or I...
Listing courtesy of Unilife Realty Inc.
Amazing location for an amazing price. This is a great starter unit, in a mature and adult-oriented building in the heart of New Westminster, without being in the bustle ...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Crest Realty
Welcome to Westbourne! Newly built in 2019, this exceptionally spacious, modern & bright 2 bedroom/2 full bathroom gem of a home comes with 2 parking, 1 storage + 1 bike ...
Listing courtesy of Oakwyn Realty Ltd.
GLASSHOUSE LOFTS -one of Queensborough's finest gems! Truly one of a kind gorgeous, modern, loft-style suite in showhome condition featuring a bright open concept living...
Listing courtesy of Macdonald Realty Westmar
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