West Point Grey is one of Vancouver’s older neighbourhoods, with many long-time residents. The area boasts two of the city’s popular beaches, Jericho Beach and Spanish Banks. The beaches are great for watching the sunset, over English Bay and the mountains. Point Grey Village serves as the area’s shopping district, with independently owned businesses contribute to a village-like atmosphere. West Point Grey runs along English Bay, between the University of British Columbia and Kitsilano.
Kitsilano, known locally as Kits, named one of the “top 10 best city beaches in the world” by international travel magazines. It offers one of the city’s organic-food hubs. There are extensive restaurants and retail along West 4th Avenue and West Broadway. Kitsilano runs along the south shore of English Bay, between popular Granville Island and Point Grey.
Shaughnessy is largely residential, with a higher-than-average proportion of heritage houses from the first half of last century. Local residents enjoy shopping areas in Arbutus to the west and Cambie Village to the northeast. The eastern side of this area has two hospitals and the gorgeous VanDusen Botanical Garden. Shaughnessy is the city’s geographic heart, between Queen Elizabeth Park and Arbutus.
Kerrisdale is primarily a residential area and has many long-time residents. Its residential streets are lined with sweeping, grand old trees. Kerrisdale Village is the main shopping area. It is in the southwestern section of the city, sloping down to the Fraser River.
Arbutus Ridge is a mature community with tree-lined streets and restored heritage houses. With quiet neighbourhood parks, and striking views of the North Shore mountains. Because Arbutus Ridge is situated in the middle of Vancouver’s west side it has good access to Downtown, UBC, Parks, Kitsilano, and Jericho Beach, as well as to local shopping.
Dunbar-Southlands area Is a mature community of quiet, residential streets lined with grand old trees. With serene parks, convenient Dunbar Village shopping area, and the lovely McCleery Golf Course. Southlands has the unique urban country neighbourhood for horse lovers. This area is in the southwestern section of the city, north of the Fraser River and east of the University of British Columbia and Pacific Spirit Regional Park. View All MLS Listings
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