Squamish which means “Mother of the Wind” in Coast Salish, is a vibrant seaside community located 45 minutes north of Vancouver, and 45 minutes south of Whistler, B.C., in the heart of Sea to Sky country. Renowned for its majestic beauty, Squamish sits at the head of the sparkling Howe Sound, below the soaring 700 m (2,297 ft) granite walls of the Stawamus Chief. Home to more than 17,181 people, Squamish is a young, energetic town with 60 per cent of the population under the age of 40. Squamish offers a high quality lifestyle, entrepreneurial opportunities, two universities and a community that prides itself as the “Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada.” It’s a place defined by natural wonders: ocean, mountains, rainforest, river and estuary. Rock climbing, mountain biking, skiing, kayaking, kite boarding and hiking opportunities abound.
Not only known for its natural beauty and abundant recreational opportunities, Squamish is a town with heart and a great place to raise a family. Squamish hosts a colourful and ecclectic farmers market, numerous music festivals throughout the summer, and art events to showcase the diverse local artists of the region. Squamish is also an area where health and wellness opportunities abound, with its many yoga, physiotherapy, massage and alternative medicine practitioners. The newly opened Quest University located in the Garibaldi Highlands offers an internationally recognized program in liberal arts and sciences.
For more information on the Squamish real estate market please visit www.jennifersale.com. Jennifer Sale is a realtor with Sutton West Coast Realty and past board member of SWS. Jennifer donates part of her commission to the school for clients that buy or sell with her who have been referred to her through the school parent body and friends. She has already donated thousands of dollars to the school and would like to continue to contribute to its success. Jennifer has been selling for 25+ years, is a member of the Real Estate Board Master Medallion Club (Top 10% for more than 5 years) and presently ranks in the Top 2% of over 6000 agents. She is professional and effective.