Welcome to Vancouver’s West Side, an area that is home to one of the most expensive housing markets in Canada. The West Side is an easy commute by car or bus to Downtown Vancouver. It’s a vibrant community consisting of several different, unique neighbourhoods, where residents enjoy year round recreational activities including running, yoga and going to the beach. It is a favourite place for those active families and professionals of all ages who can afford to live here. Mixed into the affluent neighbourhoods are students attending the University of British Columbia (UBC). There are many neighbourhoods in the West Side that includes areas of luxury real estate and spectacular waterfront views.
The City at Glance
Average Household Income: $103,404
Top 2 Languages: English, Chinese, Korean
Distance to Downtown Vancouver: 7 km
Driving time to Vancouver Airport: 15 minutes
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University of British Columbia (UBC)
Queen Elizabeth Park
Museum of Anthropology
Downtown Vancouver is only a 10 to 20 minute drive from most other areas in the West Side. Access to bus routes (operated by TransLink), SkyTrain stations and bikelanes, make it convenient and easy to get around without a car.
The Vancouver School Board operates the high schools and elementary schools in Vancouver’s WestSide. There are also several prestigious independent private schools in the area, and some universities.
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Public Elementary Schools:
Dr. Annie B. Jamieson Elementary School
Kerrisdale Elementary School
Edith Cavell Elementary School
Public High Schools:
University Hill Secondary School
Point Grey Secondary School
Lord Byng Secondary School
Private K-12 Schools:
Crofton House School (All Girls School)
Vancouver Collete (All Boys)
West Point Grey Academy
York House (All Girls)
Private Elementary Schools:
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
St. Augustine Elementary School
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Elementary School
Private High Schools:
Little Flower Academy (All Girls)
For more information about buying or selling real estate in Vancouver’s Westside, please contact our Relocation Team by phone 1-877-278-3888 or fill in this form and we will partner you with a REALTOR® who will help you achieve your real estate your needs in the Tri-Cities.