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  • Writer's pictureJoAnne Strongman

Affordable Dream

Updated: Sep 11, 2022

It's really wonderful to see the growth that is happening in the beautiful Sunshine Valley Area, between Hope and Manning Park on HWY #3.

People that have long known about Sunshine Valley are enjoying meeting all the new families and buyers that have recently invested the area.

As Developers it warms our hearts to see that old school charm and values of days gone by can be enjoyed and nurtured without having people break the bank. Sunshine Valley offers affordable lots and cabins as well as a number of Airbnb's that allow people to get out of the city easily for the weekend.

Sunshine Valley Developments LTD, works hard to connect our trusted resources and valued relationships with builders so that new clients can build their dream get away. Subscribe to our newsletter and watch on Facebook and Instagram as we cover all the new things going on.

We have been pleasantly surprised at the quality and creativity that has gone into each an every new build. Each build is as unique as the new owners that have purchased our affordable lots in the Valley.

We are starting to see new and longtime residents coming together to enjoy time at the Sunshine Valley Community Centre, on hiking trail and ATV paths alike. It's an exciting time to be living in the Valley.

SPECIAL OFFER: When you Book an Airbnb stay in our "Sunshine Valley Inn - Heart of the Valley" mention that you saw this blog post to get 50% off your stay when you take one of our Sunshine Valley Development Lot Sales tours. (tours can range from 45 minutes an hour and a half depending on how much you want to see).

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Sunshine Valley is located beautifully in the Cascade Mountains of British Columbia. Sunshine Valley is just 15 minutes from Hope, a quick 2-hour drive from Vancouver, no ferries, borders, or long and tedious drives. The Valley is 1,300 acres surrounded by local highlights such as Silvertip Mountain, Cedar Lake, The Sumallo River and Manning Park. Sunshine Valley offers access to activities for everyone including, ATVing, snowmobiling, canoeing, kayaking, skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, biking, dirt biking, fishing, ice skating, and off-roading. 

Sunshine Valley is located just 20 minutes away from Manning Park, which features downhill and X-country skiing, a tube park and horseback riding. Further, enjoy day trips to the Similkameen Valley filled with eateries and wine tasting. Hope, just a 15-minute drive from the Valley also has a lot to offer including, the Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park, the Eaton Lake Trail, the Flood Falls Trail, Gold Panning, Kawkawa Lake Beach and Water Sports and the Fraser River Tours: Hope to Hell's Gate. For families, Hope also has the HMI Skate park, the Rambo Tour, Centennial Park, the Hope Community Center, the Hope Curling Club, Bowling at the Kingpin Lounge and the Hope Golf & Country Club. Visit for more activities. Additionally, The Sunshine Valley Community Recreation Society also provides access to an outdoor pool, an indoor hot tub, tennis and pickleball courts, an auditorium for special events, free wifi, free parking in the society's parking lot and a discount on special event tickets for $40 per month. Sunshine Valley has been called one of BC's most accessible and affordable recreational and residential resorts. 

Recreational and residential acreage is for sale on a 999 Year Prepaid Registered Improvement to Land Lease starting from $147,900. Lot sizes range from just under 4000 sq ft up to just over 10,000 sq ft in three different neighbourhoods. Sunshine Valley's newest release is nine lake mountain view lots ranging from 5500 to 6700 sq ft, on which you can build up to 3500 sq ft with an additional three-car garage. The lake mountain view lots will be fully serviced with hydro, water, and TELUS high-speed fibre optic internet, septic to be installed by purchaser. The second neighbourhood is Sunshine Valley Estates featuring quarter-acre lots in the woodlands. The majority of the Sunshine Valley Estate Lots are larger than 10,450 sq ft and allow for a building up to 3500 sq ft plus a three-car garage. Infrastructure for the Estate Lots including, water, septic, hydro, cell and wifi, is currently being installed for an additional cost. Finally, the third neighbourhood is the Sunshine Valley Grove, featuring fully serviced south-facing lots around 4000 sq ft and up. The Grove lots allow for homes up to 1300 sq ft plus a garage. Although these are the lots currently available for reservation or sale, we are happy to discuss larger parcels of property available to lease. 

Sunshine Valley is the perfect place to build your first or even your second home. Use a custom builder, a prefab, kit or tiny home to create your dream outdoor four-season retreat and experience cottage living. Make Sunshine Valley your retirement location or where you choose to live off the grid to achieve sustainable living. Additionally, there is the option to Airbnb or VRBO your Sunshine Valley property for up to 6 months per year, making it the perfect property for those who wish to use their property part-time while still earning rental income. 

Register now to learn more about our newly-released lots and to book a tour. Visit Sunshine Valley to see where you could build your dream custom cabin, prefab house, or tiny home.

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