When buying a home in Surrey, there's a certain list of items you are looking for. This list could change depending on your unique situation. For example, young professionals in the workforce could look for homes near their workplace or close to major commuting routes.
For families, there are many things that are definite draws when it comes to choosing a neighbourhood. Things like close proximity to great schools, safe streets, and parks are all important, as are family-oriented community programs. These are the areas where the Clayton neighbourhood sets itself apart from many other Surrey communities as an ideal place for families to live.
Here are 5 great reasons why families should choose to buy a home in Clayton:
1. Clayton is Growing and Has a Ton of Potential
As a newer community, Clayton is still in the growing phase, which means you can almost guarantee that in the near future there will be numerous community programs happening that will be perfect for your family. It's already starting with Connecting Clayton, a community hub that will integrate arts, library services, recreation, and outdoor equipment in one place.
Connecting Clayton is also involving the community in the planning process with several "Ideas Fairs" that will help residents in the community build programs that matter to them.
2. Plentiful Green Space
Clayton Heights is also home to some beautiful parks and outdoor recreational areas. Between the bike paths, walking trails, and parks such as Starr Park, Eastview Park, and Magee Park, you won't run out of ways to enjoy the outdoors. The 69I Greenbelt is also nearby, offering, even more, beautiful green landscapes.
3. Education Around Every Corner
In addition to the public schools located nearby including Clayton Elementary, Langley Meadows Elementary, Katzie Elementary, and Clayton Heights Secondary School, there are many other educational institutions and clubs nearby that your kids can get involved with. From the Urban Kids Montessori Clayton Heights to a local ballet studio to a Tae Kwon Do academy, Clayton has a great variety of after-school activities that will please all types of kids.
4. All-Ages Entertainment
Whether you want to take in a museum or catch a movie, Clayton Heights has entertainment suitable for all ages. Nearby you will find the Surrey Museum, BC Vintage Truck Museum, movie theatres, and more. With so many activities nearby, you and your family will never feel bored on a rainy day.
5. Walkability is Key
There are many amenities and shops located right in the community. This makes running errands easy because you can walk to almost everything you need. With a Real Canadian Superstore, Walmart, Save On Foods, and more nearby, you can get everything right in your backyard. The community is also home to local pharmacies, Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada Post, banks, and more, all adding to your convenience, which, as a busy parent, you need.
Whether you're in the process of looking for a new home or simply scoping out the best neighbourhoods to move to, make sure you consider Clayton. This close-knit community has a lot to offer families. For more information on this high-potential neighbourhood, contact the team at Robbie Johal at 604-825-3079 or via email.