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About Point Grey

Point Grey is a neighbourhood on the west side of Vancouver featuring beautiful views and easy access to some of the city’s most incredible beaches. Streets are quiet and tree-lined, providing residents with a real neighbourhood and community vibe. The neighbourhood contains some beautiful parks, traffic-calmed bike routes, hiking trails in the neighbouring Pacific Spirit Park, and a small commercial district along West 10th Avenue. Waterfront properties are available here for a price, along with smaller bungalow style homes and apartments and condominiums along the major streets. In Point Grey, there’s something for everyone.

Point Grey Listing Reports


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Education

Public elementary school options in this neighbourhood include Queen Mary Elementary (820/944) and Jules Quesnel Elementary (239/944), which offers a French immersion program. The public secondary school option for Point Grey residents is Lord Byng Secondary (24/289). Private Schools include West Point Grey Academy (4/289) and Pacific Spirit School. Our Lady of Perpetual Help School (1/944) is a private Catholic School situated in the neighbourhood. Top-ranked private schools: St. George’s School (6/289) and Crofton House (4/289) are just a short commute away.

Housing

Housing options are diverse in Point Grey, with the neighbourhood having a large concentration of single family dwellings, especially in its western area (between W. 10th Ave and W. 16th Ave). Many of these homes reflect Point Grey’s status of being one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Vancouver with their heritage feel. Luxury homes, many of them new and very striking comprise the majority of the northern area, with the sloping, steep hill of this neighbourhood affording residents some of the most beautiful views in the city.

Location and Transportation

Point Grey is located on the edge of Pacific Spirit Park on west side of Vancouver and because of this quiet and privacy, thebussestion has a laid-back vibe. Residents still have access to downtown, with direct bus lines and driving routes along major arterial streets available. The neighbourhood is connected to the rest of the city by buses. Express buses are an option along both W. 10th Ave and W. 4th Avenue, which head to UBC, downtown, and connect to skytrain lines.

Neighbourhood Highlights

Beaches

Two of the most beautiful beaches in Vancouver are located in Point Grey: Spanish Banks and Jericho Beach. These beautiful beaches face the North Shore Mountains and are an ideal place to spend a sunny afternoon or watch a spectacular sunset.

Jericho Beach Park

Behind Jericho Beach is a huge park with a host of recreation options including: baseball diamonds, a field hockey pitch, soccer fields, rugby fields, public tennis courts, picnic sights, duck ponds, a sprawling green space, walking paths, and more.

Point Grey Village

Point Grey Village is a stretch of businesses along West 10th avenue between Blanca Street and Alma. It’s home to more than 100 eateries, shops, and services including a grocery store.

Real Estate Market Report for Point Grey

This is a Market Report for the Point Grey Neighbourhood. This neighbourhood market report is a custom report which updates automatically with MLS data.

Point Grey Market Reports


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About The Houses For Sale In Point Grey Vancouver

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Point Grey Luxury Homes

As mentioned, many of the homes for sale in the Point Grey neighbourhood, are large, heritage homes. There are several luxury homes located in Point Grey, that rest on large spacious lots.

This highly desirable Vancouver neighbourhood, was named after “Captain George Grey”, a friend of Captain George Vancouver. Point Grey merged with Vancouver in 1929, but was actually its own municipality from 1908.

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Point Grey Views

The views from Point Grey are breathtaking. Mountain, City and water views can be found.

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Renovated Houses

Many of the houses in Point Grey have been renovated or have been entirely rebuilt. This has brought a new feeling to the neighbourhood. But even with so many rebuilds and renovations, for the most part, the character of the neighbourhood has remained.

If you’re in the market for a new home and you’re considering Point Grey, you may also want to consider looking at the neighbourhoods: Shaugnessy and Kerrisdale 

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