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 ***We are proud to have be home of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games with Richmond being a host city to the Olympic speed skating. It was a great success and a wonderful time to be in Vancouver!

 The Doorknocker is close to shopping, golfing, entertainment, great restaurants, a winery, and more! (Country Meadows Golf and Country Club, Mylora golf course, Greenacres golf course, Mayfair Lakes golf course, to name a few). Entertainment: a large 12 cinema famous players complex and sports complex with Gold's Gym, 10 pin bowling, ice skating, hockey arena's, and fine dining in the famous historic Steveston Fishing Village. We will be happy to make dinner reservations or tee off times for you. While in Steveston enjoy Whale Watching, fishing docks with fresh seafood, quaint shops, and great food (only 10 minutes away). Take a day trip to Victoria, B.C. and the beautiful Butchart Gardens (ferry terminal is only 15 minutes away). We are located 25 minutes from Downtown Vancouver, 2 hours North from Seattle, 2 hours South of Whistler the world famous Ski Resort.

 

 Golf Course

Steveston's fishing fleet

Historic Steveston Village

There are over 20 golf courses in the area, and within walking distance is "Entertainment Boulevard" - Famous Players Silver City a12 theatre movie complex, Richmond Ice Arena, 6 Ice Skating rinks, Water mania - an indoor wave pool and slides, Gold's Gym, The Zone -12 Lane Bowling, Restaurants, The Spaghetti Factory, The Big River Brew Pub and Stanley's Sports Bar & Grill, and more, as well as "Ironwood Mall Shopping Plaza"  - with dozens of shops, restaurants, a drug store, supermarket, liquor store and Sips, a specialty wine shop, post office and more.... everything you need is just down the street!

 

Come and relax in our "country getaway in the city" and enjoy our special hideaway!


Richmond, BC

  Richmond, British Columbia is located on Canada's Pacific Coast. Richmond is a unique island city, ideally located within the Greater Vancouver Regional District in close proximity to both downtown Vancouver and the U.S. border. It is comprised of a series of islands in the mouth of the Fraser River.

  Richmond is known throughout the Greater Vancouver region for its quality parks, leisure facilities, and recreation services. Richmond has over 1200 acres of park land and a variety of recreational amenities, including pools, arenas, community centers, tennis courts, playgrounds, picnic areas, golf courses, lacrosse boxes, running tracks and playing fields. The City also maintains a system of interconnecting perimeter dyke trails which provide for a variety of recreational opportunities as well as scenic views of the North Shore.

  With a population of 175,000 people, Richmond is a growing dynamic urban centre with a unique mix of residential, and commercial property, agricultural lands, industrial parks, waterways and natural areas. It is interesting to note that, according to Statistics Canada, residents of Richmond have the greatest life expectancy in all of Canada. The agency recently reported people in Richmond have the lowest smoking and obesity rates in the country and live an average of 81.2 years, almost three years longer than the National average of 78.3 years.

  Richmond is the home of Vancouver International Airport and two International Seaports. Richmond is connected to neighboring Lower Mainland cities by a series of bridges and a tunnel. There are two major freeways feeding into Richmond and two railway lines. Richmond is truly a major centre of commercial activity.

Whether you are coming to shop, dine, golf, ski, play on the beach or just relax, Richmond offers the BEST of everything. There are hundreds of shops and places to eat, drink, play and relax.


Vancouver British Columbia
25-30 minute drive into Downtown

Enjoy Vancouver sightseeing and tourist attractions in one of the consistently top rated most livable city in the world. Vancouver has a mild climate, is surrounded by open access to water and beaches, and spectacular mountains that provide easy and quick access to both winter sports and summer nature activities. It is one of the most multicultural cities in North America which contributes to vibrant international feel and also to the tremendously varied and high quality dining scene.

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2004 until present