About Coal Harbour
Coal Harbour is a gorgeous Vancouver neighbourhood that sits on the northern edge of downtown. It is bordered to the northwest by Stanley Park, a gorgeous 1,001 acre public park that was recently voted the best park in the world by Trip Advisor. It is bordered to the southeast by Burrard Street, and nudges up against Vancouver’s small but active financial district. The neighbourhood is home to more upscale, high-rise condominiums and apartment buildings as many of the properties are on the water and feature stunning views of the park, the downtown core, and the beautiful North Shore Mountains. For any nautical fans, there is a private marina in the area as well as a nearby yacht club and rowing club. A new community centre provides a myriad of recreational options for residents.
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While there are no schools officially within the neighbourhood boundaries, students living here live in the catchment for Lord Roberts Elementary School (523/944) and King George Secondary School (268/289), both nearby in the downtown core. BCIT and SFU, two degree granting institutions, have campuses just a short distance from Coal Harbour.
If independent schools are what you’re after, Alexander Academy, Pattison High School, Anchor Point Montessori School, and The Westside School are all in the downtown core. Madrona School, Fraser Academy, and St. John’s School (10/289) are all a short drive across the bridge.
Coal Harbour was redeveloped as a residential area in 1990 and is one of the more upscale neighbourhoods in downtown Vancouver. Most of the buildings are newer and have resort style amenities ” pools, gyms, saunas, and recreation rooms for entertaining guests. The estimated population is 9,300 living in more than forty high rise developments. There is also a very small selection of townhomes and low rise buildings. The waterfront placement of many of these buildings is a real draw. The buildings are tall and the views quite stunning.
Location and Transportation
With the office less than a ten minute walk in one direction and the serenity of Stanley Park just a quick bike, stroll or jog away, Coal Harbour is the ideal neighbourhood for anyone chasing that ideal Vancouver lifestyle. Access to West Vancouver via the Lions Gate Bridge is just a short five minute drive away, so life in Coal Harbour suits anyone who wants to live in a beautiful condominium during the week and escape the city for the mountains on the weekend. Waterfront Station, the city’s central skytrain station, is located on the edge of the neighbourhood, connecting residents to the entirety of the Lower Mainland.
Beaches, nature walks, a beautiful forest, an award winning Aquarium”_ What can’t be said about Stanley Park? Access to the park is a wonderful amenity. In the summertime, the park features outdoor films for free.
A seaside bike and walking path borders Coal Harbour and connects it to Stanley Park and its three beaches. Residents living in Coal Harbour can also easily walk to English Bay or Sunset Beach as well.
Restaurants and Bars
Coal Harbour is home to several award-winning seaside restaurants including: a brand new Cactus Club Cafe, the award winning restaurant, Carderos, and Preston’s. Gastown is only a short walk away with its cobbled streets and infamous nightlife. The community vibe and nightlife in the West End are also within walking distance.
Market Report for Coal Harbour
This is a Market Report for the Coal Harbour Neighbourhood. This neighbourhood market report is a custom report which updates automatically with MLS data.
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