Arbutus Real Estate & Arbutus Homes for Sale Vancouver
Arbutus is a well-established neighbourhood on Vancouver’s west side between West 16th Avenue and W. King Edward. Arbutus and MacDonald are the major streets running north to south through this agreeable area. Arbutus is well-located to many key areas of Vancouver: UBC is just a few minutes drive via W. 16th Avenue, Granville Street to the east whisks residents into downtown Vancouver or out to the airport and Richmond, and the terrific stretch of beaches from Kitsilano to Jericho is just down the slope to the ocean.
Arbutus is known for its pleasant, tree-lined streets and close proximity to schools and area parks. The main shopping area is Arbutus Hill, with a major grocery store and other retail outlets. One area in particular, Arbutus Ridge, offers exclusive upscale homes with great views over to the North Shore Mountains. Many of the areas older homes have been renovated to include modern amenities, and new construction includes contemporary designs as well as homes built with the appearance of established homes from an earlier era. Condominiums are also for sale throughout this area, and are extremely popular due to the excellent location and ease of maintenance.
Arbutus really is a charming west-side Vancouver neighbourhood, where residents can enjoy the best of living in a world class city.