South Vancouver/Sunset area: This neighbourhood is just north of the Fraser River, south of Main St and Fraser St. Marpole is on its east side and Fraserview on the west. Marine Drive allows fast and easy access to Richmond and Burnaby. The neighbourhood is a good option if you’re looking to be closer to Marpole but wanting somewhere a little more affordable.The Sunset area is an multicultural neighbourhood, with an immigrant population of over 60%. This is reflected in the small independent restaurants and shops that provide the community with a variety and access to cultures from all around the world. The Sunset neighbourhood also attracts a lot of young families, as it’s possible to own a house for less than a million.
South Vancouver Real Estate real estate
The neighbourhood has seen a rarity in Vancouver, prices that have remained relatively the same over the past 10 years. There are also more house and duplexes in this neighbourhood than condos. However, there are new developments starting to pop up, especially close to Marine Drive. Prices for a detached house start at around $800K
- detached houses with small backyards
- Vancouver Specials
- low-rise condos
- new developments
South Vancouver Neighbourhood
This is a residential and family friendly neighbourhood with a recently renovated community centre and dog parks. The south end of Main St is home to the Punjabi Market, which runs over 6 city blocks. It was established in the 1970s when the Sunset neighbourhood saw an influx of Indo-Canadians settling in the area. The Indo-Canadian community also holds a harvest festival every year called Vaisakhi, complete with parade and delicious food. Along Fraser and Main are also many small, independent grocery stores and restaurants. Transit in this area is fairly accessible, though the frequency and quality of bus service can be frustrating at times. The closest SkyTrain is the Marine Drive SkyTrain on the Canada line located further west on Cambie Street.
- parks: 2 dog parks: George Park and Sunset park; MacDonald Park, Memorial South Park, Moberly Park, Ross Park
- community centres: Sunset Community Centre, Sunset Ice Rink, South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
- schools: John Henderson Elementary School, John Oliver High School, Henderson Annex, Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary, Sir Alexander Mackenzie Elementary, Walter Moberly Elementary
- businesses: independent grocers, textile shops, and restaurants.
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