Citadel Port Coquitlam is located on the southern portion of Port Coquitlam and is known to be a safe and friendly community to live. A lot of young families and retired individuals have moved here to get away from all the noise of the city, while still close enough to major transportation routes to get you into downtown without too much hassle. It is an excellent place to raise a family and make a real estate investment as the market here has remained strong for many years.
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Homes in this area are commonly found to have lower suites in the basements to assist in income which can come in handy for many first time home buyers or young families that could use some additional income to help pay their mortgage. The approximate prices of the homes here are between $600,000 and $1,000,000 for a detached home, however if you are looking for bare land or a tare-down to rebuild, you can sometimes get lucky and find something for under $600,000.
There are plenty of local shops and stores in the area to get all the necessities. There area also a few really great pubs and restaurants where you can get a cold drink and a bite to eat. One notable pub you may want to visit is the Gillnetter Pub located at 1864 Argue St. port Coquitlam. The have amazing Sunday Morning Breakfast and Brunch and great daily specials drinks.
If you have a family there are plenty of parks and schools for your children. Hazel Trembath Elementary School is located at 1278 Confederation Dr. Port Coquitlam (604)941-0517 along with Castle Park Elementary at 1144 Confederation Dr. Port Coquitlam (604)468-8620 and Citadel Middle School at 1265 Citadel Dr. Port Coquitlam (604)945-6187. These schools can be quite busy and we always suggest calling ahead of time to make sure there will be room for you children to attend the school within the school year you plan to move.
Citadel has excellent public sports programs for soccer, hockey, football and other community sports. If you or your children are looking for good sports programs that can be very competitive, this may be a good area for you as many great athletes have come from this area and gone on to having university scholarships.
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