West End is a historic downtown neighbourhood. The location to Sunset Beach brings many water-lovers to this neighbourhood and also makes this a popular tourist neighbourhood. There is plenty of shopping, people watching, and delicious dining to be had in the West End. From cafes, libraries, movie theatres, and cocktail bars, this neighbourhood has plenty to offer its residents.
Parks and Green Space - West End
Right outside the boundaries of this neighbourhood sits Stanley Park
. Stanley Park is a huge, 405-hectare public park that is surrounded by the English Bay
and the Burrard Inlet
. Within the actual neighbourhood is a long stretch of Sunset Beach and Sunset Beach Park. There are also a couple of smaller neighbourhood parks throughout the West End. Nelson Park is one of those parks that has green space and walking paths, spots for a picnic and an off-leash dog park.
Most of the real estate in the neighbourhood is made up of mid-rise and high-rise strata and rental buildings. On top of that, there are also older homes and some low-rise buildings. Most of the homes were built in the 1960s and 1970s and plenty of the older homes have actually been renovated. West End condos for sale
If you know Vancouver as the City of Glass, then Coal Harbour is the neighbourhood that exemplifies it with its gleaming sky-high condos. Situated along the edge of the Vancouver Harbour, this neighbourhood offers beautiful views for its residents. Canada Place and Stanley Park are attractions that draw tourists here.
Coal Harbour - Vancouver
Coal Harbour is a neighbourhood for foodies with a ton of new restaurants popping up everywhere. Most of the people who live here are young professionals and the recently retired. The community centre has beautiful waterfront views and offers indoor exercise facilities.
Parks and Green Space - Coal Harbour
While Coal Harbour is known for its skyscrapers and metropolitan landscape, it is located on the water and has a number of parks for residents to enjoy.
Coal Harbour Park has a playground for kids, shady trees, and green space.
Harbour Green Park
is a great place for walks and runs along the harbour and has wide open spaces for outdoor activities.
is a beautiful place to go and watch the boats in the marina and harbour. It has benches and an open grassy area as well as trails.
also is a beautiful place to sit and watch the boats come and go. It has a strip of green space, benches, and a wrap-around boardwalk.
The neighbourhood didn’t really start having residential areas until the later 1980s and was mostly an industrial area of the city before then. The real estate in this area is mostly made up of high-rise apartments and condos. The homes here boast amazing views and easy access to the amenities of downtown. Coal Harbour condos for sale
Downtown is hip, beautiful, and dynamic. It’s filled with iconic buildings, including the Vancouver Public Library with its eye-catching "coliseum"-type design. The Library is actually the third-largest Library in all of Canada and features an incredible rooftop garden.
Known as one of Canada’s most livable city cores, downtown Vancouver gives residents an incredible urban lifestyle with easy access to many amenities. Pacific Centre is one of the main shopping districts in this neighbourhood, offering department stores and upscale fashion. Granville Street is another shopping area, offering a mix of urban stores. For restaurants, downtown offers everything from upscale restaurants to cheap eats. Downtown is the main transportation hub and can provide access to all across the city.
Parks and Green Space - Vancouver Downtown
Downtown is close by to the water and offers plenty of green spaces and parks throughout the neighbourhood.
is close to downtown. It’s a huge and renowned park and is a beautiful spot for a jog or run with its stunning walking path and also has tennis, lawn bowling, and rugby.
Emery Barnes Park
offers plenty of green space, a walking path, a dog run, as well as a playground for kids.
is the perfect park to enjoy a moment of peace with its beautiful fountain and greenspace.
is a beautiful little park in the middle of downtown that has a monument, park benches, shady trees, green space, a walking path, and a small area for skateboarding.
Andy Livingstone Park
is a large park with trails and sports courts. It’s beautifully green and connects with a dog park and a large sports field.
Townhomes and high-end high rises. Many of the housing choices in Downtown are Stratas. Stratas come in many different housing forms including condos, duplexes, townhomes, and more. Downtown condos for sale