North Vancouver Real Estate and Homes for Sale
North Vancouver offers its residents the best of all worlds. The spectacular setting of the North Shore mountains has a well-deserved reputation as a world-class natural attraction. Homes on the gentle slopes at the base of these majestic mountains offer commanding views of the bustling Burrard Inlet, English Bay, Spanish Banks and the downtown Vancouver skyline.
North Vancouver is comprised of two municipalities: the City of North Vancouver which is centred on Lonsdale Avenue and the District of North Vancouver which encompasses the rest of the North Shore residential areas from Indian Arm in the east to where West Vancouver begins on the western flank of the Capilano River parkland. Other than municipal governance, the City and District are a seamless continuum of fine residential neighbourhoods, community parks, and tasteful commercial centres.
Not only is North Vancouver a first-class location, it is surrounded by unsurpassed outdoor recreational opportunities synonymous with a westcoast lifestyle. Marine activities such as kayaking and canoeing are popular in Deep Cove and the quiet waters of Indian Arm. Cypress Bowl, Grouse Mountain and Mt. Seymour tempt residents with winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing. Where else can you put in a full day’s work and then head out for a lovely evening of night skiing overlooking the bright lights of Vancouver? As proven by the 2010 Olympics, Whistler is part of Greater Vancouver’s winter wonderland, and nowhere is access to the Whistler area easier than from North Vancouver. Hiking is a year round activity and whether it is a challenging day trek up the Lions, a fast-paced workout up the Grouse Grind, or a more leisurely walk through the seemingly endless trail network of these scenic slopes, there is something to meet everyone’s desire for a refreshing encounter with nature.
North Vancouver offers a smorgasbord of fine homes to suit anyone’s tastes, and a review of current real estate listings will surely confirm what you already suspect – if you live in North Vancouver, there really is no place like home!