With the iconic Commercial Drive and the picturesque Trout Lake, it’s no wonder that Grandview-Woodland was named the best “Neighbourhood to Explore” in Vancouver by National Geographic in 2018.
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Many residents flock to "The Drive" for incredible shopping opportunities. It has incredible boutiques with top brands but also has much more budget-conscious stores like Wunderbucks. Donald’s Market, which WestEnder voted as the best grocery store in Vancouver, is also in “The Drive”. There are also some of the best hole-in-the-wall restaurants down “The Drive''. Restaurants here include ones with nightly music and rooftop patios.
Trout Lake Farmers Market, located in Trout Lake Park, is one of the most successful markets in the Lower Mainland. Trout Lake Farmers Market sees around 470,000 visitors every year. It has fresh produce, farm meat, fresh eggs, and dairy from local farmers. There is also sustainable seafood, craft beer, and local wine. Artisan baked goods and handcrafted items can also be bought here.
There is also a facility at John Hendry Park that has everything from a state of the art fitness center, gym, and ice rink, to an art studio for performing, painting, and pottery, as well as a pre-school.
Parks and Green Space - Grandview-Woodland
There are plenty of parks throughout the neighbourhood, offering residents plenty of space to get outdoors, stay active, and enjoy nature.
One of the biggest draws of this neighbourhood is Trout Lake Park / John Hendry Park
. This large park has a stunning, large pond in the middle that is fantastic for fishing, boating, and swimming. The surrounding green space has jogging trails, an off-leash dog area, picnic spots, and a sports facility.
draws in sports fanatics with its wide-open space, tennis courts, basketball courts, soccer field, and walking paths.
is another fantastic family park that has open grass areas, walking paths, and a playground for kids. On top of that, there is a roller hockey rink.
Kids love playing on the playground at Victoria Park
. Families can head to the spacious green field for outdoor fun or can take a stroll on the walking paths.
Grandview Woodland has a mix of commercial, industrial, and residential housing. This neighbourhood is full of young families, couples, and older residents. The majority of the houses were built before the late 1940s with a few of the low and mid-rise buildings being built after the year 2000. A lot of houses are being updated and renovated so there are options to get modern amenities in homes in this neighbourhood. Grandview-Woodland condos for sale