Chantal Vaillancourt - Your residential real estate broker in Laval and the Lower Laurentians

Welcome to our Properties by region section. First, you'll find residential properties available in the major cities served and represented by Chantal Vaillancourt, Royal LePage real estate broker. Next, Chantal presents the history, attractions and pros and cons of living in each city. This glimpse at the big picture may confirm or deny your love at first sight!

The areas served by Chantal Vaillancourt are the city of Laval _ mainly the western part including Laval-Ouest_, Fabreville, Sainte-Dorothée and Laval-sur-le-Lac, as well as the Lower Laurentians _ mainly the city of Saint-Eustache. These areas boast a wide variety of properties available for purchase: single-storey homes, multi-level homes, multi-storey homes, especially one-and-a-half-storey homes, as well as apartments, condos, duplexes and triplexes.

Video clip in french: 6 reasons to live in Laval-Ouest

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Video clip in french: You want to live in Saint-Eustache?

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A dynamic and experienced real estate broker, Chantal Vaillancourt knows the real estate resale market in Laval and the Lower Laurentians inside out. Her work is much appreciated, as she gives her all to help her customers achieve their real estate goals. A well-deserved success.

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For information, call Chantal at: (450) 314-1992.

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Discovering the Lower Laurentians

The Lower Laurentians is a very popular region, offering a perfect balance of nature, culture, history and modernity. Whether you're planning to settle here or simply visit for a few hours or a few days, the region promises an enriching and memorable experience. With its breathtaking natural landscapes, rich history, delicious gastronomy and proximity to Laval and Montreal, the Lower Laurentians is truly a Quebec gem to discover.

Breathtaking natural landscapes

The first thing that strikes you about the Lower Laurentians is the splendor of its landscape. The region's lakes, river, islands and parks are all lush and green, creating a backdrop worthy of a lively postcard. These natural spaces also offer an exceptional playground for outdoor enthusiasts. In summer, activities such as hiking, cycling, fishing and kayaking are particularly popular. In winter, the region is transformed into a snow paradise, offering ideal conditions for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, skating and fat biking.

Berge aux Quatre-Vents

We ran a little contest on Facebook in December 2020 to find your best photos taken over the course of this year. Here are the 2 most popular photos. Below: 1st prize - Sophie Landreville's riverbank. You can see more great photos of Laval-Ouest here!

paysage naturel Basses Laurentides

Above: 2nd prize - Sophie Landreville's riverbank, Laval-Ouest side, opposite Saint-Eustache church. You can see more beautiful photos of Laval-Ouest here !

A rich history and culture

The region's picturesque villages, adorned with their historic buildings and traditional architecture, tell the story of Québec. Visiting them is like taking a trip back in time, immersing visitors in local history and giving them a panoramic view of Quebec's evolution. Here and there, you'll find museums, art galleries, artists' studios and historic sites that bear witness to the region's heritage and creativity. Here are the main addresses highlighted by Tourisme Basses-Laurentides:

  • Moulin Légaré: A flour mill built in 1762 and still in operation, offering guided tours and bread-making workshops.
  • Old Saint-Eustache: A historic district that was the scene of the Patriotes rebellion in 1837, where you can admire the architecture, heritage and monuments.
  • Globensky Manor Museum Space: An interpretation center presenting the history of the seigneury of Saint-Eustache and the Globensky family, as well as temporary exhibits.
  • Maison et Jardins Chénier-Sauvé: A heritage home once owned by patriot leader Jean-Olivier Chénier and Prime Minister Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, surrounded by formal gardens.
  • Old Saint-Eustache tours: Walking and cycling trails to discover the cultural and historical treasures of Old Saint-Eustache, with interpretation panels and audio guides.
  • Musée régional d’Argenteuil: A museum that traces the history of the Argenteuil region, from the Amerindian period to the present day, through permanent and temporary exhibitions.
  • Blainville Historical tour: A tour of Blainville's built and natural heritage, with stops at the train station, cemetery, Plan Bouchard woodland and church.

barage électrique Carillon

The Hydroelectric Power Station of Carillon : The Hydroelectric Power Station of Carillon, built on the on the Ottawa River, offers guided tours and educational activities on energy and the environment. "I was the first hydroelectric plant in the province to be built under the supervision of French-Canadian engineers. You could even say I marked a turning point in the history of electricity in Quebec." Don't miss a trip to Long-Sault, the Carillon Canal National Historic Site. It's right next door!

  • Micromusée du Plan Bouchard: A micro-museum that tells the story of Plan Bouchard, a munitions factory where many women worked during the Second World War.
  • Oka Historic Route: A tour of Oka's religious and agricultural heritage, with stops at Oka Abbey, Oka College, Oka National Park and... the cheese factory.
  • Paul-Sauvé Promenade: A walk along the Rivière du Chêne that pays tribute to former Premier Paul Sauvé, a native of Saint-Eustache, and offers views of the urban and natural landscape.
  • Saint-Eustache Cemetery Tour: A tour of the Saint-Eustache cemetery, the resting place of many historical figures, including patriots, seigneurs, clerics and artists.
  • Craftsmen from Saint-Eustache: A collective of artisans working in various fields, including ceramics, glass, textiles, wood and metal. They have a boutique-atelier in Saint-Eustache where they sell their creations and offer workshops.
  • Argenteuil Art Center: An art center featuring exhibitions by local and international artists, as well as workshops and activities for children and adults.
  • Collectif d'artistes du 34 Galerie: A collective visual arts studio and art gallery showcasing its resident artists. Several activities are also organized, such as live-model workshops where some artists give classes.
  • Blainville Exhibition Centre: The exhibition center, formerly known as an art gallery, is a space dedicated to the presentation of exhibitions on the arts, history and science. As a place for cultural mediation, the exhibition center gives people a taste for culture, and above all, a taste for taking part in it. Activities such as group visits and creative workshops are also offered, depending on the exhibitions in progress.

Varied and exquisite local cuisine

The gastronomy of the Lower Laurentians is another popular attraction. The region is renowned for its local products, including artisan cheeses, ciders and maple products. Farmers' markets and culinary festivals are perfect opportunities to savor local specialties and appreciate the expertise of the region's producers. According to the Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA), the region is renowned for its strawberry production, as well as horticultural, dairy and greenhouse production. The region is also home to the majority of poultry producers in the Laurentians. More than 126 agricultural businesses are located here, and 26% of the Lower Laurentians' territory is devoted to agriculture and agri-food.

Source : Tourisme Basses-Laurentides

There's no better way to get into the holiday spirit than to visit a magical regional Christmas market. With its traditional wooden booths, Christmas decorations, free entertainment, product tastings and even ready-to-eat food, it's sure to be an unforgettable experience for you and your whole family. The Christmas market season kicks off every year in November and continues throughout December, starting on December 1 with the Old Saint-Eustache Christmas Market, and on December 2 at the Brownsburg-Chatham Festive Market, then the Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines Aboriginal Winter Market and Gift Fair on December 2 and 3, the Argenteuil Christmas Flavours and Culture Fair from December 8 to 10, the Brasserie Wilsy Christmas Market on December 9 and 10 and the Sainte-Thérèse Christmas Village until December 17. Source : Tourisme Basses-Laurentides

Friendly municipalities

Living in the Lower Laurentians also means enjoying an exceptional quality of life. The region's communities are renowned for their warm welcome and spirit of solidarity. New residents and visitors quickly feel at home, thanks to the hospitality of the locals and the friendly atmosphere that reigns in the towns and villages.

Dynamic social and economic life

Whether for families, professionals or retirees, the Lower Laurentians offer a variety of opportunities and activities. The region's schools are renowned for their quality, and there are many job opportunities in various sectors, including agriculture, commerce and services. Retired people will find many organizations for recreational and/or community activities.

cremerie la marquise a laval-ouest

Here's to summer... vacations, sunshine and ice cream. For many in Laval-Ouest, the best summer memories are spent eating a cone at La Marquise... probably one of the most recognizable buildings in the area.

Located just minutes from Laval and Montreal

One of the great advantages of the towns in the Lower Laurentians is their proximity to Laval and Montreal. This location offers the best of both worlds: the tranquility and beauty of the countryside, while being just a short drive from two dynamic and culturally rich Canadian cities. This makes it easy for residents to enjoy the cultural events, world-class restaurants and professional opportunities that the metropolitan area has to offer. Conversely, this proximity also favors visits from Laval and Montreal residents in search of adventure, relaxation, culture or gastronomy. You're sure to find plenty to entertain and amaze you.e et population

The Lower Laurentians extend north from the Mille-Îles River to the beginning of the mountains south of the Laurentian Shield. The fertile soils of the St. Lawrence plain have supported dynamic agricultural activity. However, with urban sprawl, residential neighborhoods and industrial parks are increasingly nibbling away at agricultural areas. The transportation equipment manufacturing sector is booming, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are multiplying. The population is close to 165,000, spread over 211,707 km2.

The Basses-Laurentides mainly comprises three regional county municipalities (RCMs): Mirabel RCM, Thérèse de Blainville RCM and Deux-Montagnes RCM. There are 16 municipalities as follows:

  • City of Saint-Eustache
  • City of Brownsburg-Chatham
  • Municipality of Oka
  • City of Lachute
  • City of Bois-des-Filion
  • City of Lorraine
  • City of Boisbriand
  • City of Mirabel
  • City of Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
  • City of Sainte-Thérèse
  • City of Blainville
  • City of Rosemère
  • Municipality of Saint-Joseph-du-Lac
  • Municipality of Saint-Placide
  • City of Deux-Montagnes
  • Municipality of Saint-André-d'Argenteuil

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