This family-friendly neighbourhood is located in the southwestern section of Vancouver. Quiet, tree-lined streets, ample parkland, and access to some of the city’s best schools make it a great option for families. Housing is gathered around the Dunbar Village area, a small commercial enclave providing residents with ample options for shopping and dining. In the spring, the neighbourhood is famous for its cherry blossom trees that only add beauty to this peaceful oasis.
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Dunbar residents are served by three Elementary Schools: Lord Kitchener (150/944), Queen Elizabeth (497/944), or Southlands. The public secondary school option is Lord Byng (24/289), one of the most highly ranked public schools in the city. If a private school is preferable, top-ranked schools in the city are nearby. Private options include St. George’s School (6/289), Crofton House School (4/289), and a Catholic school, Immaculate Conception (40/944).
The majority of the housing in this area are single family dwellings, with a few more high-density options closer to the main streets: 16th avenue, Dunbar Street, and 41st Avenue. Houses of all sizes are available, some with a heritage feel. The median price of a home in this neighbourhood is over three million. Most of the newly developed condominiums feature commercial spaces beneath them.
Location and Transportation
Dunbar stretches to the north and stops at West 16th Avenue. Its western border is the lush, beautiful Pacific Spirit Park, home to several walking and biking trails. At its southern border is 41st Avenue. To the east, Dunbar stops at Blenheim Street. This area is quiet, but still places residents within a short driving distance to downtown Vancouver, the Vancouver Airport, Kerrisdale, and Vancouver’s West Side beaches.
A public transportation hub at the corner of West 41st Avenue and Dunbar connects this neighbourhood to the rest of the city by bus, with direct lines to UBC, downtown, Kerrisdale and more. For the drivers, the neighbourhood is well connected by arterial roads, with quick and easy access to downtown, UBC, and Richmond.
[icon name=”icon-right-open”] Family Oriented
Dunbar is one of the most family friendly neighbourhoods in the city limits. Many of the small businesses in the area have had roots in Dunbar for decades. The community is strong, with its own Parental Advisory Community as well as a free community patrol program designed to help keep the neighbourhood safe and secure.
This community-centric neighbourhood features its own Community Centre, Library, three off-leash dog parks, and access to Pacific Spirit Park where off leash dog walking is available on its many trails. Residents are also serviced by the nearby Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, a community facility that seeks to “cultivate a sense of belonging and connection to the community for residents of Vancouver’s West Side.”
The Dunbar Theatre is one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood Cinemas. Its popcorn was voted best in the city!
Market Report for Dunbar
This is a Market Report for the Dunbar Neighbourhood. This neighbourhood market report is a custom report which updates automatically with MLS data.
Dunbar Market Reports
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