--- Captain George Vancouver 1757 –1798
West Vancouver is one of the most spectacular and beautiful places in the world to live. Because of its breathtaking scenery, family friendly community and world-class properties, it is considered the finest gem in Canada’s jewel box. While Vancouver has been ranked the World’s #1 Most Livable City for the past 5 years, West Vancouver boasts the undeniable honor of being the most sought after suburb to call home.
West Vancouver is a famous municipality and is situated between the local North Shore Mountains and the magnificent Burrard Inlet. It is only minutes from downtown Vancouver and is approximately one hour to the world famous Whistler Village; which was the host of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Horseshoe Bay is your direct ferry, personal yacht or sailboat link to the incredible Sunshine Coast, Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands.
People live in West Vancouver for the extremely safe environment, diverse culture, unparalleled access to nature, incredible schools, beautiful parks, sophisticated restaurants, and inviting community.
Where else in the world can you go for a hike in the West Coast Rainforest and that evening have a barbeque on the beach?
Within a few short kilometers of your home you can enjoy a day of skiing the local mountains with the beautiful city below you and get home in time to enjoy the sunset from your exclusive property.
West Vancouver is so unique and this alluring combination of attributes is why people from all over the world want to call West Vancouver Home.
Every season brings with it a variety of special events and festivals that keep your calendar booked with free family entertainment year round.
West Vancouver consists of 32 sub-areas; each of which has its own distinct personality. These areas are outlined for your enjoyment in the Jesse Dean Cook Community Page. It will give you helpful information about the highlights of each community, school catchment areas, parks and municipal landmarks for your family’s enjoyment and safety. Many parents choose to move to West Vancouver specifically to enroll their children in the finest educational institutions in the country.
Spectacular water views from every pocket of West Vancouver highlight the majestic Burrard Inlet and Gulf Islands. This beautiful view is a moving canvas filled with stunning sunsets, wildlife at play and a constant variation of cruise ships, freighters and sailboats. Imagine you and your family enjoying this colorful collage every day!
The outdoor activities West Vancouver has to offer such as: skiing, yachting, hiking, biking, golfing, or enjoying a glass of fine wine on one of the many marvelous local patios will have you agreeing that West Vancouver is truly one of a kind.
Ambleside Park and the West Vancouver Seawall are popular spots for families and outdoor enthusiasts. Whytecliff Park is regarded as one of the best scuba diving locations in Canada. West Vancouver has several public recreation facilities including golf courses, a public pool, ice rink, basketball and tennis courts, skateboard parks and numerous public parks.
Cypress Provincial Park with mountain biking trails and a large ski and snowboard facility is also very famous and it served as one of the venues for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Lighthouse Park is another famous attraction that contains Canada's oldest manned lighthouse.
Whether buying or selling, I look forward to the opportunity of guiding you through this exciting time in your life and helping you to discover your perfect property in West Vancouver.