Fraser Valley Neighbourhood Guides


In the not-so-distant past, Langley was mostly farmland with very few major businesses, and now Langley is exploding into a major city, and in the near future, we’ll have high rises and rapid transit.

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Langley was officially incorporated into a district municipality in 1873 and is aging like fine wine. In the not-so-distant past, Langley was mostly farmland with very few major businesses, and now Langley is exploding into a major city, and in the near future, we’ll have high rises and rapid transit.

Each of Langley’s neighbourhoods has a distinct feel and working with a local Langley Realtor will help you find the neighbourhood that fits you.

Langley Defining characertistics:

  • Each of Langley’s neighbourhoods is distinct from the others.
  • Many people take advantage of Fort Langley’s amazing downtown core for a great afternoon with family and friends.
  • Langley is also known for its great parks and playgrounds whether that’s some parkour at Penzer Action Park or the Dinosaur Playground at City Park!
  • Langley is very multicultural and benefits from amazing restaurants from cuisines from around the world. We have some great restauranteurs that have brought their recipes from home, and with Langley’s great access to world-class ingredients, I would argue that we have a truly world-class plethora of amazing food.
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Neighbourhoods of Langley

Real Estate Guide

Aldergrove feels like its own township because of the distance from the rest of Langley. Traditionally, Aldergrove was mostly a farming community with a well-aged downtown core. In recent years Aldergrove real estate has had major development investment and is quickly becoming one of Langley’s most popular neighbourhoods. Aldergrove is home to the most affordable real estate in Langley and some of the most generous yards.

Real Estate Guide

The established neighbourhood of Brookswood is just south of Langley City. Here you’ll find a great small town feel with large yards and towering trees. It’s a quick commute to Langley City but a challenging commute in rush hour if you work in the tri-cities.

brookswood street with big trees

Campbell Valley
Real Estate Guide

Campbell Valley is Langley’s neighbourhood for luxury estates and farms. This affluent neighbourhood has beautiful tall trees, farms and a large concentration of wineries. Many of these homes are built with a quality materials that you won’t find in the rest of Langley.

Fort Langley
Real Estate Guide

Fort Langley is famous for its picturesque downtown core and traditional houses. The Bedford landing area is highly desirable, with executive homes close to the river. If you’re a light sleeper, take note of the proximity of your home to the train. Fort Langley is the birthplace of BC, and the fort is great to take the kids through to learn about Canadian history.

lee's market in fort langley

Langley City
Real Estate Guide

Langley City is surrounded by the Township of Langley on its north, east and south borders, with Surrey to the west. Langley City operates independently from the Township of Langley; however, locals treat Langley City as a neighbourhood of “Langley.” Langley City is one of the most affordable places to live in Langley because of the age of the homes and the lower property taxes. Langley City real estate starts on 62nd ave, but most of the condos are south of Fraser Highway. Most Langley City houses are south of 56th avenue in the Nicomekl or Douglas neighbourhood. Langley City is the commercial hub of Langley, so if you’d like to live close to the majority of Langley shopping, then this may be your best bet.

house in langley city

Real Estate Guide

Murrayville real estate is a mix of condos, townhomes and large homes with generous lots. The demographic is a mix of young families and seniors because of the style of homes and the proximity to city services like Langley Hospital (great maternity ward), WC Blair Recreation Centre and the Langley Senior’s Centre. Many Murrayville houses and townhouses have masters on the main and reasonably sized yards.

beautiful tree canopy of murrayville neighbourhood

Walnut Grove
Real Estate

Walnut Grove is one of the most popular neighbourhoods in Langley because of the ease of commute, proximity to Fort Langley, top-shelf schools and beautiful tree-lined streets. Walnut Grove real estate is mostly made up of twenty-five to forty-year-old single-family homes and townhomes. Many of the townhomes are age-restricted, so when looking for your walnut grove townhome, be careful not to fall in love with a home you’re too young for. Walnut Grove houses are one of the least affordable in Langley, and for good reason.

walnut grove at sunset

Real Estate Guide

Young, fresh and plenty of options. Most of Willoughby was built in the 2000’s so it’s rare to find a smaller humble home on a large lot. Willoughby real estate is known for modern homes with suites, well-equipped townhomes and condos with walkable amenities.

Willoughby sidewalk


Langley is a vibrant and diverse city with a lot to offer. In this article, we’ll answer our most frequently asked questions about Langley, ranging from its name origin to the best places to live for retirees and seniors.

Yes, Langley has some areas that are prone to flooding, particularly along the Fraser River and its tributaries. Residents in these areas may need to take extra precautions during heavy rainfall and flood warnings.

Compared to nearby Vancouver, Langley’s living cost is generally lower. However, the cost of living can still be expensive depending on your lifestyle, neighbourhood and housing choices.

Yes, Langley is a popular destination for retirees due to its mild climate, natural beauty, and range of amenities and services.

Many films and TV shows have been filmed in Langley, including “Riverdale,” “Supernatural,” and “The X-Files.” Don’t forget about the endless Christmas movies filmed in Fort Langley!

Langley is home to the largest agricultural fair in Western Canada, the annual Langley Township Country Celebration.

Aldergrove is a growing community with a mix of urban and rural amenities, making it a popular choice for families and retirees.

The crime rate in Langley is generally low compared to other municipalities in the region.

Langley is named after Thomas Langley, an early settler in the area who arrived in the mid-1800s.

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