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The fifteen neighbourhoods of West Van Waterfront West continue to be an exclusive residential destination for the well-to-do and distinctly upwardly mobile. With views of Stanley Park, the waters of Burrard Inlet and world-class skiing in your backyard, the exclusive neighbourhoods tucked away in West Van Waterfront West are some of the finest in all of Canada. Ethnically diverse, the western shores of West Vancouver have residents from China, Persia, other parts of Canada and from around the world. Private luxury west coast living is reflected in the shops, restaurants and recreation amenities available to residents in Deer Ridge, Westmount, West Bay, Sandy Cove, Bayridge, Rockridge, Cypress, Caulfeild, Olde Caulfeild, Upper Caulfeild, Eagle Harbour, Eagleridge, Gleneagles, Whytecliff & Horseshoe Bay neighbourhoods.


As part of School District #45 in West Vancouver, the neighbourhoods of West Van Waterfront West have easy access to the finest in public and private education. Local primary and elementary schools with grades K to 7 include Caulfeild, Cypress Park, Eagle Harbour, Glen Eagles and West Bay, many offering the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Organization with four high quality international education programmes to more than one million students in 144 countries. The local public high school with grades 8 to 12 includes Rockridge Secondary School in Upper Caulfeild. Private schools nearby include Mulgrave School, a K to 12 non-denominational prep school and Collingwood School with grades 8 to 12, a top five ranked university prep school with a national reputation for speech and debate, performing arts and outdoor education.

Residential Housing

This special part of West Vancouver has long had the reputation of special status within the local and international real estate community. The neighbourhoods of West Vancouver Waterfront West are enclaves for old money, movie moguls and tech entrepreneurs featuring hidden beaches, postcard perfect perches and outstanding west coast architecture. The majority of homes are detached dwellings with private ownership over 90 percent. There is a smaller percentage of condos, duplexes & townhouses available. From traditional mansions to the finest in contemporary design and architecture, this part of West Vancouver maintains its special status for successful families, executives & retirees. Unique homes in this exclusive part of West Vancouver includes Eagle Island, divided into 33 residential luxury waterfront properties.


With names such as Sandy Cove, West Bay Park and hard-to-find places such as Stearman Beach, sandy beaches and stunning views of Lions Gate Bridge, Stanley Park and cruise ships sailing by are par-for-the-course for residents in West Vancouver Waterfront West. Speaking of golf, the nearby par 35 Gleneagles Golf Course has been voted one of Canadian Golf Course magazine’s best 9-hole tracks in the country. The most famous attraction in this part of West Van is the oft photographed Point Atkinson Lighthouse at Lighthouse Park, in operation since 1875 and a National Historic Site. McKechnie Park located in the Sandy Cove neighbourhood is a large forested area with numerous off-leash trails and tennis courts. The nearby slopes of Cypress Mountain offer world-class skiing and snowboarding, while the Baden-Powell trail is a must for hikers and bird watchers. The Gleneagles Community Centre features an aquatic centre, ice arena, seniors’ activity centre and more.

…West Vancouver and Eagle Harbour Yacht Clubs are a great destinations for local nosh.


Convenient to residents in the Westmount neighbourhood, the Beach House at Dandarave Pier and the Red Lion Bar and Grill are two excellent dining options for locals. In the Caulfeild Village, Pastameli’s features handmade pizza by the slice, panini sandwiches & unique salads. Down in Eagle Harbour, the West Vancouver and Eagle Harbour Yacht Clubs are a great destinations for local nosh.


Shopping local is a way of life in the West Van Waterfront West neighbourhoods. The convenient Caulfeild Shopping Centre is a place to get groceries, a facial or pick-up stamps at the local post office. For barbecuing on your waterfront deck, 28 day aged rib eye steaks from Windsor Meats are the best. Royal Avenue and Bay Street are the main shopping areas in Horseshoe Bay with charming shops and eateries, the perfect place to get fish & chips or high tea at the Butter Lane Bake Shop and Tea House.


While the Park Royal Shopping Centre is the local transit hub for the distinctive West Vancouver ‘Blue Buses’, neighbourhood service is available in many of the neighbourhoods in West Van Waterfront West. Marine Drive along the waterfront and the Upper Levels Highway offer excellent road connections to Vancouver, the BC Ferry Terminal in Horseshoe Bay and to Whistler.

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