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The northern boundary of Quilchena is the wide boulevard of King Edward Avenue with Larch and Puget Drive to the west and Marguerite/Cypress Street bordering on Shaughnessy establishing the east limits. West 37th anchors the southern border.
Quilchena was originally a part of the natural low lying marsh of the 1900s. In the 40s and 50s, sand was brought in from False Creek and the low acres began to fill in with homes and development. A good portion of Quilchena still encompasses park land.
Quilchena is an eclectic mix of older single-family dwellings, low-rise condos, townhouses, as well as low rise rental units. The beautiful Quilchena Park is an anchor of this neighbourhood and housing has grown around it. Quilchena is also made up of three distinct “mini-neighbourhoods” within a neighbourhood. Each area has its own distinctive housing offerings.
One of these “mini-neighbourhoods” borders on Shaughnessy. Because this area of Quilchena literally cuts through Shaughnessy, the elegance and feel of the larger estate homes has spilled over and is very much reflected in the premium homes that have been built in this area.
The second is centred around the past and future redevelopment of the Arbutus Shopping Centre. In the late 1960s, major development occurred in this area when Arbutus Village was built. The area behind the Arbutus Shopping Centre is all multi-family, mid and low-rise housing. This area is attractive to older residents of Quilchena who may have downsized but do not want to leave the area. There are a number of strata-titled townhomes as well as mid-size and high-rise complexes that are attracting the young urban professional who is seeking a quieter lifestyle that is still within an easy proximity to downtown and UBC. The Community Centre in this area is of a superior nature and offers many services and facilities to the young and old alike.
The third distinct “mini-neighbourhood” is around the Prince of Wales Secondary School. The single-family detached home lots range from large to smaller, with most being flatter and more regular in shape. There are also some impressive mountain and water views available in this area.
The mixture of this type of housing appeals to not only the single families but also seniors and young people. All the housing seems to have one thing in common and that is the attention that has been paid to preserve the green space, tree-lined, architectural heritage feel to the area as a whole. The majority of the housing in this area was developed during the period 1961-1980 although many of the older original homes still remain and can be seen along the 33rd Avenue corridor to Marguerite/Cypress Street.
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The Arbutus Village is the core of community shopping in the area. Offering everything from major grocery stores to a liquor store and full amenity outlets, Arbutus Village is “one stop” shopping. Tucked into a little strip mall just down from Arbutus Village, you can find “Finest At Sea”. This shop offers 100% wild, non-farmed, BC seafood. Its reputation for quality and variety has made it a destination shopping location for people from all over the lower mainland.
The more upscale, smaller neighbourhood shops of West 41st Avenue in Kerrisdale, just to the south of Quilchena, offers even more shopping opportunities. Restaurants are plentiful in the area or within a 10 minute drive, and they offer a tasteful variety of different sensations and price points.
The table shown below is a current snapshot of all the active listings in Quilchena, segmented by residential property types. The second column is a calculation of the current median asking price, while the third column is the summed total of all active listings for the related property type. Please note that this table is updated every 24 hours.
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The MLS® HPI Benchmark Prices shown below represent the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” home in a given neighbourhood.
The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.
The MLS® Home Price Index is modelled on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures the rate of price change for a basket of goods and services including food, clothing, shelter, and transportation. Instead of measuring goods and services, the HPI measures the change in the price of housing features. Thus, the HPI measures typical, pure price change (inflation or deflation).
The graph below charts the historical Home Price Index over a 3 year period.
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