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Real estate in Westminster, BC is surrounded by a vibrant arts scene, trendy restaurants and bars, quality architecture, and rich heritage.

It is considered the oldest city in western Canada, dating back to the arrival of England’s Royal Engineers who selected the area to establish the first capital of the new colony of British Columbia.

Real estate in New Westminster is located in six neighbourhoods that offer their own unique cultures, with endless options for shopping, dining, and exploring. Westminster Quay is home to the scenic boardwalk at Westminster Pier Park along the majestic Fraser River, awarded as one of the best boardwalks in the greater Vancouver area. The park boasts a 2.5 km of waterfront space, including a festival lawn, concessions, and public art.

The historic neighbourhood of Sapperton is New Westminster’s oldest district, and features lively pubs, cafes, bistros, and a craft brewery. Downtown New West is the area’s most prominent destination for dining and shopping, with award-winning restaurants, multiple museums and galleries, and frequent festivals.

The bustling Uptown area is home to the Uptown Live Music Festival held each summer, which showcases an impressive selection of local and international music performances, artisan vendors, food trucks, and other exhibits. In Queensborough, picturesque tree-lined streets showcase expansive homes surrounded by peaceful parks and scenic waterfront trails, while the trendy West End neighbourhood is known for eclectic specialty markets, music stores, and casual eateries.

New Westminster is a prime shopping destination, with an impressive selection of independent boutiques, trendy thrift shops, antique stores, record shops, and more. The Royal City Shopping Centre mall features over 40 shops and services, while the River Market is known as a culinary haven, with over 70,000 square feet of food vendors, restaurants, and specialty stores. With multiple theatres, two arcades, an escape room venue, and a comedy house, New Westminster has endless entertainment options.

The Massey Theatre, which was BC’s largest theatre upon its opening in 1949, is known as a premier destination for theatre, music, dance, and other live entertainment. For a selection of local art in mediums ranging from paintings, to photography, wood carving, statue, and more, a trip to the celebrated Gallery at Queen’s Park is a must. Those looking to immerse themselves in New Westminster’s history can enjoy a visit to The Met Hotel, housed in a Victorian heritage building built in 1892, or the Edwardian style Arundel Mansion, built in 1910.

Whether you’re seeking a sprawling character house, a luxurious water-view condo, or a private getaway on one of the area’s serene tree-lined streets, our New Westminster real estate agents can help you find your ideal home in this vibrant and exciting market.

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