The City of White Rock BC is the perfect place to call home if you are looking for a safe and peaceful sense of community. This small southern BC city, just south of Surrey BC, is renowned for being the sunniest area in the Lower Mainland, with an average of approximately 52 extra days of sunshine a year in comparison to other waterfront real estate in the Greater Vancouver Area. When buying here you aren’t just buying a home, you are starting a lifestyle, the White Rock Lifestyle. Here at Ryan Taylor Estates we have compiled all luxury White Rock MLS Listings in one place for your convenience – take the time to browse and compare luxury houses, townhouses and condos for sale, and then give Ryan Taylor from Sutton Group West Coast Estates a call at 778-929-4290.
About White Rock Real Estate
Highly coveted White Rock BC real estate is well known for affluence, high-end living, retirement properties, and exclusive waterfront vacation homes. Central to Vancouver connector highways and major bus loops, as well as the US border, buying a home here is definitely an investment you won’t regret. Homes for sale in White Rock BC range from ocean view homes, luxury condos, maintenance-free townhouses, and large beautiful Marine Drive homes with superb unobstructed ocean views.
Luxury estate houses for sale in White Rock offer plenty of square footage for a posh lifestyle with urban sophistication and modern living conveniences. The styles of homes vary from modern contemporary to West Coast craftsman to unconventional seaside cottages. The location of these houses can’t be beat with such close proximity to the ocean while offering beautifully landscaped yards and gardens.
The White Rock Lifestyle
Besides its iconic white boulder rock located right on the beach, White Rock is most famous for its Boardwalk (“The Strip”) along Marine Drive. Each year thousands of local and international tourists come to the beach to enjoy some of the best authentic Italian Gelato and English Style Fish and Chips you will ever taste. The boardwalk is a great place to go for a walk or light jog. The boardwalk is also home to many shops, cafés, and delicious Restaurants to stop at along the way. After having an amazing meal you can even walk down the Pier and take in the fresh ocean air while admiring the natural beauty of the soft calming bay. There are plenty of local unique coffee shops and stores where you can buy home decorations, clothing, and beach gear.
During the warm summer months both Marine Drive and White Rock Beach come to life with local and international tourists. Winter months are generally quieter with the exception of some special celebrations that involve live music, fireworks, and lighted up sailboats that you can view right from the comfort of your own home.
Families with students are serviced by the Surrey School District, which has 125 Kindergarten to Grade 12 schools. Local schools include:
- Ray Shepherd Elementary School – 1650 136 Street, Surrey (604) 531-1471
- Ecole Laronde Elementary School -1880 Laronde Dr, Surrey (604) 536-1626
- Bayridge Elementary School – 730 142 St, Surrey (604) 531-8082
- H T Thrift Elementary School – 739 148 St, Surrey, BC (604) 536-8712
- White Rock Elementary School – 273 Fir St, White Rock (604) 531-5731
- Peace Arch Elementary School – 15877 Roper Ave, White Rock (604) 536-8711
- Earl Marriott Secondary School – 15751 16 Ave, Surrey (604) 531-8354
- Semiahmoo Secondary School – 1785 148 St, Surrey (604) 536-2131
- Elgin Park Secondary School – 13484 24 Ave, Surrey (604) 538-6678
For the sports enthusiasts, South Surrey Athletic Park is located not too far from White Rock’s border at 16 Ave and North Bluff. Here there are some very competitive sports venues including hockey, baseball, softball, soccer, football, rugby, tennis, and many others. There are also trails that are heavily forested and make a wonderful walk for the dog.
Being so close to the ocean, the residents can take advantage of popular water sports including stand up paddle boarding, kite surfing, skim boarding, jet skiing, sailing, fishing, canoeing, and boating. With plenty of beachfront access and few people using the water you can paddle or sail around the beach with limited obstructions, making it a nice easy ride and a great place to learn.
The Team can get you the most for your luxury home or ocean view condo, if you are a current White Rock resident looking to upgrade or downsize or relocate.