Best places to live and raise a family in, in Vancouver
When moving to a new city and our country it is always best to not only research various property prices, what the market is like in various areas but also what neighborhood or area will best meet yours and your family’s requirements and needs.
2 Of the best neighborhoods to live in Vancouver
#1 Mount Pleasant, Vancouver
Aptly name as it is a very family oriented and pleasant neighborhood to live in.
Offering nearby amenities and close to various shops, parks and has three main schools including the highly academically advanced Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School.The tree-lined avenues and picture perfect character homes of this suburb make it a very popular choice amongst families.
#2 West Point Grey, Vancouver
One of the oldest established neighborhoods in Vancouver as you drive down leafy streets with their quaint homes and gardens geared for family life you immediately get that true sense of community feel.
This suburb hosts an annual week-long festival call the Point Grey Fiesta and has the traditional carnival style stalls and rides.
It has one private school namely West Point Grey Academy which is considered one of the top private schools to be had in British Columbia. Then there are the three elementary schools which are Jules Quesnel Elementary, Queen Elizabeth Elementary and Queen Mary Elementary. For another high school choice, there is the Lord Byng Secondary School.
Always ensure you have more than one choice of neighborhood and if you have a family of school going age ensure you are in the catchment area for that school. If you have more than one option or choice, it will not only avoid disappointment but ensure as little interference in your child’s schooling routing and curricula as possible. Also, ensure that the school is a good fit for the child to make the new transition as smooth as possible.