POINT GREY

Point Grey is a beautiful Vancouver neighbourhood located just west of the city.

ABOUT POINT GREY

Point Grey is a beautiful Vancouver neighbourhood located just west of the city. It’s borders run along 16th Avenue to the south, with Alma Street at the east, Blanca Street to the west and English Bay at its northern tip.

Not only is it known as one of the most prestigious locations in which to live in the Lower Mainland, it is also known to be one of the most expensive
residential areas to buy property in all of Canada, with median house prices hovering well above two million dollars and change.

Legend has it, that Point Grey was once known as the Battleground of the West Wind. A First Nations little known fact, with the god of the West Wind – called Homolsom, being named after both the Squamish and Fraser River tribes at that time. Point Grey itself was named after Captain George Grey, a friend of George Vancouver.

This highly sought after neighbourhood has definitely earned it’s reputation for being worthy of seeking, and if you need help buying or selling your home in West Point Grey – I can help!

POINT GREY NEIGHBOURHOODS

Real estate and the communities within Westside Vancouver is know to be incredibly safe, and provides premium real estate buying options fitted with incredible views, accessible local dining gems, public, private and university educational institutions, and excellent shopping choices – all in close proximity to Downtown Vancouver, a quick gateway to Seattle, or a weekend retreat to Whistler.

FESTIVALS, SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS

The majority of local finds and treasures can be found along West 10th Avenue, within the vicinity of Discovery Street and Tolmie Street. This neighbourhood-shopping district also offers quaint eateries and coffee shops to enjoy at your leisure.

During the month of June, Point Grey is filled with festive music and children’s laughter when they host a community-wide celebration known as Fiesta Days. This family-oriented fun can be found within 10th Avenue along Trimble Park, and delivers thrilling rides, interactive games, local performances and even a parade.

QUALITY EDUCATION

English Bay, Locarno Beach and Spanish Banks are just a few of the honourable mentions within the close vicinity of Point Grey well worth visiting; various spots where you can people watch no matter what the season.

Point Grey is known for it’s revered educational institutions including: Lord Byng Secondary School, as well as Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Queen Mary Elementary, Ecole Jules Quesnel, Queen Elizabeth Elementary, along with prestigious private education for PreK-Gr12 at West Point Grey Academy.

So whether you call Vancouver home and are looking for a local community fix, or are contemplating buying in Vancouver and wish to wander the districts that make up our fabulous city …ensure Point Grey is one of your stops along the way. It’s a genuine gem, and well worth the stop!

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