The North Shore
Located on the southern slopes of the Coast Mountains this area of Greater Vancouver, will appeal to those who love small town living, yet want quick access to the 'big city' as it is only a 15 minute drive to the city centre. Some of the most attractive residential neighbourhoods in Greater Vancouver are found on the north shore. The area is divided into two sections, West Vancouver and North Vancouver and has something for everyone. There are exceptional recreational amenities for outdoor enthusiasts interested in sailing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, skiing and snowboarding. For urbanites, there is fine dining, eclectic shopping districts, theatre, and many cultural events and festivals. From the top of the mountains to the Oceanside parks, the North Shore has a lifestyle second to none.
West Vancouver's distinctive setting - on the south slope of the Coast Mountains with waterfront views and proximity to Vancouver's city centre - makes it a desirable place to live, attracting new residents from all over the world. It is one of Vancouver's most prestigious suburbs, and ranks as one of the top residential locations in Canada. It has, over time, grown and developed from a sparsely populated cottage community to a "place of excellence" where residents enjoy a high standard of living, with one of the highest average family incomes in Canada. Land values and housing prices are also among the highest in the country. Most residences are single-family homes ranging from modest cottages and apartments to multimillion-dollar waterfront estates, as well as luxurious apartments and town homes. Prices range from $ 350,000 to $ 19,000,000. Residents of this ocean-side community are strongly committed to maintaining it spectacular environment and preserving its small town feel. If you are looking for the highest quality lifestyle, with a real sense of community spirit, take a look at West Vancouver.
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North Vancouver is comprised of two areas, the District of North Vancouver and the City of North Vancouver. It has areas ranging from homes set amidst towering rainforests to homes perched on mountain cliffs, and from beachside cottages to vibrant urban lofts. With prices ranging from $100,000 to 2 million dollars, there are homes available for everyone - from first time buyers to large families, or for empty nesters or those wanting unique architecturally designed executive homes.
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