Steveston Village, Richmond
Steveston is a historic fishing village and and a popular tourist destination because of its rich heritage character and many interesting places for tourists to visit.
Post-war Steveston developed along with Richmond into a residential suburb for Vancouver as farmland was converted to housing. Since the 1970s the community, which remains an active fishing port, has developed its heritage character and its waterfront to attract business and tourism.
Today, Steveston is still very much a small fishing village. Steveston Harbour is the home to Canada's largest commercial fishing fleet - home base to more than 600 seiners, gill-netters, trawlers and other vessels that line the docks.
Steveston & Tourism
The village boasts over 350 businesses and services to accommodate its growing population. Steveston has become a popular place to visit and live. On sunny days, visitors flock to Steveston's waterfront boardwalks to enjoy the scenery, people and food.
Whale watching is a popular tourist attraction for many visitors to Richmond. Steveston harbour now is a the gateway shuttling boatloads of tourists and locals out to the Gulf of Georgia to watch orca (killer whales), seals and bold eagles.
Garry Point located at the southwest of Richmond, is the major park in Steveston. This is a favourite park for outdoor activities like kite flying, walking, jogging and biking along the west dyke trail by residents living in Steveston Village.
Homes In Steveston
New developments in Steveston greatly expanded the village, and many new residents choose to live in the Steveston neighborhood for it's proximity to the river and the very unique village character. Many home buyers are attracted to the older townhouse complexes in Steveston Village e,g, Mariners Village and Westwind - Kingfisher RD.
Over the years, older homes with 66 feet frontage like the one at the bottom right could be rezoned into 2 X 33 ft lots allowing 2 new homes to be built. Each new home like this in Steveston Village can be sold at $850,000 or more.
Homes For Sale In Steveston Area:
Steveston North detached homes, townhomes and condos & apartments
Steveston Village detached homes, townhomes and condos & apartments
Steveston South detached homes, townhomes and condos & apartments
If you are looking for current homes available for sale in the Steveston Village area, kindly contact me at 604-721-4817 or email me.