West Cloverdale Townhomes for First Time Buyers and Families
West Cloverdale’s origins are a rural agriculturally based community which settled in the mid-1800s. Currently, Cloverdale is one of the fastest growing communities in the province. Cloverdale has experienced exponential growth in the last 10 years with the population growing from 46,100 to an astounding 71,400, and it continues to grow at a brisk pace. With residential units quickly developing, the city has kept up with demand by building new schools, adding parks and retail units.
Although Cloverdale is growing into a bustling city, it holds fast to its agricultural community roots with neighbourhood community parks around every corner. In fact, there are 36 parks to enjoy in Cloverdale including the Cloverdale Athletic Park boasting 20 hectares of athletic fields, including artificial and turf soccer fields, all weather fields, 5 softball diamonds, 4 tennis courts, a basketball court, a lacrosse box, a waterpark, playground, walking/running trails and the Cloverdale Bike Park, there is truly something for everybody.
Cloverdale is exceptionally family friendly with a great school system and all the amenities a growing family requires, including the new community centre, youth park, ice arena, curling centre and golf courses. What’s more, everything you want to do is within a walkable distance utilizing the built-in network of paved walking and biking trails throughout Cloverdale.
There is a plethora of year-round family friendly activities to enjoy right outside your doorstep such as the Cloverdale Rodeo, Blueberry Festival, Canada Day, The Bose Family Maze and Christmas Light Parade, the Surrey Museum, you can watch the horse races at the Elements Casino, or take a ride on the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway without ever leaving your community.
Cloverdale is well known for it’s small town lure with many of its heritage buildings still remaining downtown today. You can have a cup of coffee in the Boothroyd Heritage Coffee Shop or walk through the corn maze at the Bose Family Farm. Cloverdale is rich in history and has embraced its heritage and combined it with modern amenities and development to create the perfect place to raise a family. Cloverdale also remains an affordable alternative to other high-priced areas such as Metro Vancouver. It is no wonder more families are choosing to make Cloverdale home. If you are looking for a home where can enjoy a suburban lifestyle with a fresh and modern twist, Cloverdale is the perfect place.
We have put together 10 townhome complexes in West Cloverdale that are noteworthy and we think are perfect for first time buyers and families. Each complex is close to some superb local schools, part of the Surrey School District 36. You can find the local private schools, as well as public schools and support programs, including Before and After School Care at www.SurreySchools.ca. There are also a variety of nearby colleges and universities, such as Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU), Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Sprott-Shaw College, so your college or university bound student can still stay at home while pursuing studies.
1. The Kentucky – 17097 64th Avenue
The Kentucky is a 90 unit Townhouse complex of family oriented townhouses. Uniting of natural beauty and urban accessibility, Kentucky’s duplex style townhomes come with a pictographic setting and features 9-foot ceilings throughout, cozy fireplaces, large windows, hardwood or imported ceramic tile floor, 36 oz. trackless, stain resistant carpeting in bedroom and stairs, private fenced back yards for barbequing and entertainment, the basements host media rooms and a wine cellar. The gourmet kitchens have shaker maple or white cabinets, granite countertops, hand-set ceramic tile backsplash, stainless steel and energy efficient appliances, and high-power exhaust range hood fan. The lavish bathrooms also have separate shower stalls, deep soaker tubs, Kohler bathroom fixtures, Moen chrome faucets, and full width vanity mirrors.
The amenities at the Kentucky offer a full Chef’s Demonstration kitchen, spacious lounge and meeting area with a fireplace, fully equipped fitness center, and extensive landscaping and open spaces with walking trails.
The lush green Athletic park is an extension of your backyard – Great for family bike rides, summer picnic or a leisurely walk.
2. Harvest at Bose Farm – 16488 64 Avenue
Harvest at Bose Farm boasts 222 units in strata. Your maintenance fees include gardening and management. There are 10 floorplans to choose from ranging in size from 1,474 sq. ft. to 1,755 sq. ft. Each units features a supersized kitchen island with quartz waterfall for entertaining, extra storage and extended counter space, a stainless steel built in Kitchenaid Chef’s Appliance Package features island gas cooktop with retractable electronic downdraft and a double deep bowl under-mount stainless steel sink with a polished Chrome single lever designer faucet. Your choice of luxurious hardwood laminate on main living level blends beauty with durability, 9-foot ceilings throughout main and upper living levels, oversized windows with contemporary roller sheers, end units with vaulted ceilings, oversized wood baseboards and custom moldings and railings, energy-efficient linear electric fireplace, imported Italian crafted porcelain tile fireplace surround, professionally designed lighting package, electric baseboard heating with individual thermostat controls in all rooms, and custom closets with wood shelving and drawers.
More information, history, floorplans etc.: http://www.liveatharvest.ca/
3. Poet’s trail – 6195 168 Street
Poet’s Trial is a unique complex with a wood frame building built in 2005. There are 39 homes and the sizes are about 3,000 sq. ft. detached strata with the largest back yard facing Northwest. The complex is popular for location and featuring 2″ Hunter Douglas blinds, 9′ ceilings, open concept great room with huge kitchen, large island, maple cabinets, Kohler faucets, dark laminate flooring. Close to Cloverdale Athletic Park, Northview Golf Club, Surrey Golf Club, elementary & secondary schools, shopping, Highway #10 & 64th Ave, and transit.
4. Arbour Village – 6036 164th Street
Arbour Village is a 57 unit complex, built in 2008, which is tucked away in West Cloverdale. Many units in this family oriented complex have exceptional views due to the fact that the complex is located at one of the highest elevation points in the area. But the beauty isn’t limited to the outdoors; these units feature modern kitchens with granite countertops, and some units are more than 2,600 sq. ft. in size! The unique layouts, the superb location, and the great focus on family make this one of the best places to live in the lower Mainland.
5. Westfield – 6050 166th Street
6050 166th Street is a 77 unit complex located in West Cloverdale. Features include 3 level large units with recreation room down & double garages, Westfield is within close walking distance to two elementary schools, Cloverdale Athletic Park, Northview Golf Club and transit. Easy access to #10 Hwy and 176th. Great neighbourhood and family complex.
6. Harvest Landing – 16760 61 Avenue
Built in 2003, Harvest Landing offers 64 homes that are well maintained and professionally managed. This is a prime location just minutes away from Cheung Food Market, Wired Monk Coffee Bistro, and Cloverdale Country Farms. Transit and major routes are close by and within walking distance. Harvest Landing allows two pets and rentals with restrictions and has in suite laundry.
7. Laredo – 16772 – 16789 60th Avenue
The Laredo complex, built by Palladium in 2005, is in a great central location in West Cloverdale. This 95 unit complex has a great mix of units in a variety of sizes ranging from 1,200 to 1,700 sq.ft.
Current residents love the 9 foot high ceilings on the main floor, as well as the modern kitchen which comes complete with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Larger units feature a flex space downstairs, and there’s also lots of street parking, in addition to parking at the unit. Each unit features a fenced yard. Laredo’s location is close to the number 10 Highway and 168th which makes for easy commutes eastbound, giving easy access to the Lower Mainland for a quick zip down the highway to work, shopping, or adventure. A short shot down the Fraser Highway will take you to Langley’s retail district, known for its big name outlet stores (Premium Label Outlet, as well as the Big Box Outlet Stores in Murrayville and Walnut Grove) as well as Willowbrook Mall, several large restaurant chains, and a mix of boutique shops.
8. Boothroyd – 16825 60 Avenue
Boothroyd Corner is a 15 home, quality built gated complex by reputable builder Park Ridge Homes. Formal living and dining rooms on main floor plus family room, spacious kitchen with eating area, 3 bedrooms upstairs plus a fully finished basement with rec room, bedroom, office and a full bath (no outside access). Features include hardwood flooring on main floor, gas fireplace, floor sweep-vac in kitchen, rec room wired for surround sound, security system, vacuum system, and double side-by-side garage. Detached home on strata land with low fees covering garbage, water, sewer. Right outside your doorstep you will find the historic Boothroyd Heritage Home built in 1873, which is now home to the Boothroyd Heritage Coffee House, learn more here: https://www.boothroydheritagecoffee.com/
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9. Chestnut – 6033 168 Street
Chestnut features 9 ft. ceilings, oversized windows, granite in the kitchen and master bath, stainless appliances and bamboo hardwood flooring. Pets and rentals are allowed with restrictions.
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10. McLellan Mews – 16718 60 Avenue
McLellan Mews offers 24 beautiful units and retail spaces built in 2006 and are professionally managed. Most units feature three levels, 9′ ceilings, solid hardwood floors, gourmet kitchens with granite countertops, expansive windows, insuite laundry, extra storage space, single garages with additional parking available, private fenced backyards and balconies. This is a very well-maintained complex with features including visitor parking and playground amenities for the kids. This is a multiple address complex that includes 16718 60 Avenue and 5988 Old McLellan Road. McLellan Mews is a small family oriented complex that offers comfortable townhome living.
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Schools in West Cloverdale Catchment:
- A J McLellan Elementary School
- Heritage Music School
- Absorbent Minds Montessori
- Surrey Centre Elementary School
- Cloverleaf Montessori Preschool
- William of Orange Christian, Cloverdale Catholic School
- George Greenaway Elementary School
Surrey School District 36 Catchment Boundaries Map
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