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Parkwood Hills and Crystal Beach

A blog reader recently reached out to me asking about a detached Minto house in Parkwood Hills. I realized that I was due for a post on the detached houses in that area, so here it is. Many of the same early designs built in Parkwood Hills were also built in Crystal Beach, so this post includes both areas. I previously wrote on Crystal beach in the following post: Crystal Beach
I have long considered the Parkwood Hills area as being south of Meadowlands Drive, but it seems as though there were other pockets to the north that were built before the Cityview and Skyline areas were developed. Was this area also called Parkwood Hills, or does it have another name? If any of my readers has insights, I would love to hear them. 
Below is a plan of Crystal Beach I have in my files, but I am unsure of the date or who produced it. The price list below includes a few developments in addition to Parkwood Hills. From what I understand, Bellands is east of Qualicum (I think), Fairfield is just east of …