West Vancouver is a district municipality located in the province of British Columbia Canada. This is a member municipality of Metro Vancouver. West Vancouver is the northwest part of the city of Vancouver. It is present on the Southeast shore of Howe Sound and on the northern side of English Bay.
Park Royal which is also known as Park Royal shopping Centre was opened in 1950. This is the first covered shopping mall in Canada. Robson Street is the most famous shopping drag in downtown Vancouver. This street has a wide range of stores stretching from the downtown into the west end.
This city is full of entertainment. Ambleside Artisan Farmers Market is featured by the vendors that are armed with everything from the tipples to crafts to the farm-fresh vegetables. You can wander through the market or move to the nearby park and beach at the Ambleside to have a relaxation of all day round.
The Horseshoe Bay’s Olive and Anchor was a respectable mention for the best north shore in the Vancouver Magazine’s 2017 Restaurant awards. An amazing menu is offered by Chef Lisa Kim. This includes everything from the Korean bibimbap to the brioche French toast with the mascarpone that enhances the view in this casual location. Nestled at the base of Cypress Mountain, Salmon House on Hill is actually a “special dinner with killer view” spot. A view of the glass windows faces spans and ocean the width of a timber chic restaurant.
Things to do:
West Vancouver is a landing place for outdoorsy folks alike and foodies while once this city was only considered as the home of the 1st enclosed shopping mall of B.C. With the mountains and ocean next door and its cafes, farmer markets, galleries, and museums, this district municipality provides a plethora of activities for every day of the year. From downtown Vancouver by driving for just thirty minutes in the picturesque Horseshoe Bay, a Spirit Gallery is present. This gallery sells and showcases the First Nations carvings, jewelry, prints of the notables like Musqueam artist Susan Point, and bentwood boxes. To have a taste of wilderness right in West Vancouver city you can visit Cypress Falls Park.
The low elevation of this park constructs an amazing snow-free pick for hiking year-round. This is dog friendly, can easily reach by the public transit, and also features the gentle 3km hike round trip to have blood flowing. Take a visit to the water to find the history and the wildlife of the Howe Sound with the Sewell’s Marina. Whether you have searched for the southernmost fjords of North America, by guided private boat rental, chartered fishing boat or sea safari, you can spend a day getting to know a new side of the backyard of Vancouver.
Real Estate Fact:
The average house price according to a recent report is $2,331,165 and there are 157 new vacant houses. With a price of $898.50, the houses of this city are the fourth most expensive houses per square foot in Canada.