Langford ranked ‘most livable’ community in Canada

Macleans Magazine compiled a list of 415 communities from coast to coast and ranked them on affordability, population growth, taxes, crime, weather, health, amenities, community and internet access. It’s no surprise to anyone who lives here, but Langford tops the list as British Columbia’s most livable communities. As the pandemic seems to wrap up and a return to normalcy begins, some changes are here to stay and remote work is one of them. For an ever-increasing segment of the population, the community you choose to call home is no longer dependent on where you work, making Langford condos a great place to start your search. Let’s dive in and highlight some things that make Langford so desirable.

Langford is a city of 40,000 people on the southern end of Vancouver Island boasting a temperate climate with mild temperatures for most of the year. The city has made considerable efforts to keep taxes low and housing affordable. Langford pioneered a project that had developers provide one affordable home for every ten homes built.

According to the local real estate board, the average Langford home increased in price by over 33% in the last year, but housing remains less expensive than Victoria and the surrounding areas with a good mix of single-family homes, townhomes and condos in Langford. As word about Langford spreads, the city has seen considerable growth with a population boom of 30 percent since 2016.

If you love the outdoors and nature, you could not do much better than our condos at The Scene in Langford. The city is filled with trails and lakes, yet only 15 minutes from a major city. Thetis Lake, Langford Lake, Florence Lake, and Glen Lake are all in Langford and the Goldstream Provincial Park, which is popular for camping, and offers an exciting fall salmon run for the anglers. Our condos in Langford are located close to Boulder House, which is the largest climbing facility on Vancouver Island, Jordie Lunn 14 acre bike park, and a stadium. Nature abounds and opportunities for sport and recreation are plentiful, but our Langford condos are also close to trendy restaurants and shops along with a skyline full of new construction, adding jobs and opportunity.

A temperate climate, bald eagles circling above, old-growth forests, all on the shores of lakes and rivers combined with a forward thinking administration has jettisoned Langford into the top spot to live in British Columbia. There is no shortage of activities ranging from outdoor pursuits to great restaurants and cultural events near our condos in Langford. If you work from home, maybe sipping your coffee with a spectacular view from the windows of our Langford condos is something that sounds intriguing, or maybe you’re retiring and the warmer weather and abundant nature are drawing you to this mostly undiscovered west coast gem. A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Perhaps your first step to a great new adventure begins with a visit to Langford, Canada’s most livable city. Contact us today to get started.

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