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Houses for Sale in Cherry Creek

Discover the tranquil allure of Cherry Creek, a semi-rural neighbourhood nestled in the Port Alberni valley. Houses for sale in this neighbourhood stand at the foot of the stunning Beaufort Mountains, featuring breathtaking views, small but expansive acreages, and the opportunity to achieve your dream of country living close to city comforts. Cherry Creek masterfully blends serenity with functionality, redefining rural living with its fertile, farm-ready land ideal for both personal gardens and larger farming projects.

Houses for sale in Cherry Creek, Port Alberni BC

Enjoy the diverse outdoor activities available in Cherry Creek’s rich natural tapestry, including golfing, walking, hiking, biking and motocross. Relish a life deeply connected with nature and the local community, complemented by access to fresh, locally grown produce and a bustling farmer's market. When considering houses for sale in Cherry Creek, allow us to guide you through the distinct features of this idyllic neighbourhood, a shining jewel tucked away in the unmatched natural beauty of Vancouver Island.

About Cherry Creek

Bordering North Alberni, Beaver Creek, and Uplands, Cherry Creek is home to the Log Train trail, the Alberni Golf Club, and Hollies Golf Course. Take a drive into the Alberni Valley and find this semi rural community situated Northeast of downtown Port Alberni.

Cherry Creek is a mix of suburban neighbourhoods, farmland, and small acreages at the foot of the Beaufort Mountains. You will find quiet no thru roads, small acreages, and homes on land with plenty of room for gardens and hobbies tucked in between golf courses and larger farm acreages.

Cherry Creek is a community made for walkers, hikers, and bikers! Trails are abundant and include the groomed Cherry Creek Trail offering great scenic views, access to Grieve Park neighbourhood, a great dog walk, or a simple amble for a kilometer or so.

Want to amp it up a notch? Try the Maplehurst trail off Willow Road. This moderate level trail has a series of interconnecting loops that extends for 4km and gains about 50 meters in elevation. Maple and Aspen border the trail which runs along Kitsuksis Creek on the eastern leg and along an old road abundant with wildlife and a variety of bird species on the western leg. For access to unending trails and offshoots, try the Mozart Road or Alberni Valley Cold Creek Moto Park trailheads leading to the Log Train Trail and the Beaufort Mountains.

Outdoor adventure and sports are abundant in the Alberni Valley with Cherry Creek playing a central role in housing a variety of sports and clubs that vary from hiking simple trails to riding motocross in competition.

But walking, hiking, and biking are not the only ways to have fun in Cherry Creek. The community plays host to the Port Alberni Farmer's Market every Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm all year long! This is a great family friendly venue where you can meet local farmers, artisans, and crafters who embody the roots of the valley.

While the growers in the valley offer delicious fresh produce, the market also hosts crafters and producers of finished products such as baking, sauces, jams, and preserves. Need a gift, a card, locally raised raw pet food, or even a leash? Try out the market!

Cherry Creek Housing Market

Nestled on the outskirts of Port Alberni, the rural charm of Cherry Creek is home to about 2,000 residents, contributing to Port Alberni and the surrounding valley's total population of around 25,000. The overall safety of the area is underscored by its 2021 Crime Severity Index of 48.30. This figure, significantly below the provincial average, reflects the neighbourhood's reputation as a safe and peaceful oasis.

The most recent census data paints a picture of a balanced community, with retirees making up 30% of Cherry Creek's population and the rest being a dynamic group aged 0-64. This blend fosters a comfortable and neighbourly atmosphere. Living configurations in Cherry Creek cater to diverse needs, with single-person households representing 30% of the population and family households accounting for approximately 60%.

"One of Port Alberni’s most desirable communities for all the right reasons," says Realtor Jack Roland of Royal LePage Port Alberni-Pacific Rim Realty, "a quaint, rural neighbourhood only minutes from downtown where the roads are shared with tractors and horses, and where neighbours have lived side by side for generations. Cideries, wineries and golf courses are at your fingertips. This is a must see area in a thriving community that encompasses the best parts of why anyone would want to live in the Alberni Valley."

Houses for Sale in Cherry Creek, Port Alberni BC

Cherry Creek has some of the most beautiful estates as well as affordable family neighbourhoods and a variety of acreages for your needs. From mobile home parks including Mountain View Park, Jay-Lee Mobile Home Park, and Cougar Mobile Home Park, to hobby farms and larger farms, to bare land for sale, Cherry Creek is unquestionably one of the most desirable areas of the valley to find a house in.

Port Alberni has always been known for its affordability in real estate and houses in Cherry Creek add value to that affordability. Prices range from below $150,000 in the Jay-Lee Mobile Home Park to $1,125,000 for a beautiful 5 bed, 3 bath country home on a 5+ Acre Estate. Properties in the Cherry Creek area maintain their value and you can enjoy a reasonably stable market.

Cherry Creek Neighbourhood Amenities

As well as the Farmer’s Market located at the First Baptist Church, Cherry Creek offers a variety of businesses, the Pacific Rim Center Mall, a class A Fire Department, and close proximity to healthcare facilities and the West Coast General Hospital.

The Cherry Creek Hall hosts occasions and local events and there is a wonderful fenced park for kids and dogs beside the Hall.

Cherry Creek is also home to the Cold Creek MotorSports Park where you can find a motocross track, an enduro track and a mini beginner track with lighting. The Moto Park connects to hundreds of kilometers of trail for hiking, biking, and moto sports at a variety of levels of difficulty.

Cherry Creek Local Schools

Cherry Creek is served by John Howitt Elementary School and has bus service to Alberni District Secondary School in Port Alberni.

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