***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.
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, 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
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
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
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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