Vancouver’s West End is a historic neighbourhood known for its strong sense of community and diverse demographic.
With a population of 45,000 people, this unique urban oasis is home to a lively mix of residents. Strolling through the streets on any given day you will encounter single professionals, young families, and active retirees all out and about, taking advantage of everything the neighbourhood has to offer.
Home to many festivals and events, Vancouver’s West End is an ideal choice for those wanting to live in a tight-knit community and still enjoy a contemporary urban lifestyle.
Sitting snugly within its borders of Stanley Park, English Bay, and the downtown core, Vancouver’s West End is a great location for those who enjoy an active and engaged lifestyle.
Picturesque residential streets flow seamlessly into the neighbourhood’s bustling community hubs, with world-class dining, shopping, and recreation areas never more than a short stroll away.
Head over to Denman Street to grab some drool-worthy take-away, hit the Seawall for a quick bike-ride around Stanley Park, or grab your favourite four-legged friend for a trip to one of the neighbourhood’s many off-leash dog areas.
When you own a home in Vancouver’s West End, you are never far from your very own urban adventure.
Comprised of 112 city blocks, Vancouver’s West End is made up of several small districts, each offering their own charming and distinctive architectural styles.
From quaint heritage buildings in park-like corridors to newer-build high-rises with ocean views, the majority of homes for sale in this densely populated neighbourhood are condos and townhouses.
As of April 1, 2018, West End VW MLS stats indicate an average house price of $850,033 in this neighbourhood.
Amenities, Parks and Recreation
Festivals and Events
Vancouver’s West End is home to a myriad of festivals and community events throughout the year.
There are two elementary schools and one secondary school serving Vancouver’s West End.
Lord Roberts Annex Kindergarten to Grade 3
Lord Roberts Elementary Kindergarten to Grade 7
King George Secondary Grade 8 to Grade 12
The West End Community Plan
Vancouver’s West End has a robust Community Plan shaped by its residents’ core values and their desire to ensure the neighbourhood continues to be a place they want to live, work and play.
Goals of the plan focus on retaining the neighbourhood’s heritage and character, improving ways for residents to move throughout the city, and prioritizing sustainability.
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