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Kitsilano, Vancouver Westside | Neighbourhood Profile

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Kitsilano Video

Known for its spectacular scenery
and endless stretches of beaches.

Kitsilano (“Kits” as it is affectionately called by residents) is ranked as the second most recognizable community in Canada (after Toronto’s Rosedale area). Known for its spectacular scenery and endless stretches of beaches, Kitsilano blends the best of both worlds: Urban, with its proximity to the downtown core and myriad clubs, restaurants, shopping and office buildings that make up the downtown experience; and Hip Suburban, with its eclectic mix of coffee joints, neighbourhood pubs, and local hangouts for good eating and excellent people watching.

With neighbourhood eateries, excellent shopping, and a panoramic mountain/beach setting right on your doorstep, is it any wonder that Kitsilano is the place – secretly anyway – everyone wants to live?


Schools

As one would expect from one of the older neighbourhoods in Vancouver, the school possibilities for all ages is plentiful. For the little ones in the family, there are the following easily accessible elementary school offerings: Gordon Elementary, Bayview Elementary, Tennyson Elementary and the iconic heritage Henry Hudson Elementary. For the teenagers in the family, Kitsilano Secondary School is in the heart of the area while Prince of Wales Secondary and Lord Byng Secondary are both within an easy commute whether walking or driving. If your tendency is towards a private or independent institution, there are several strong considerations including, St. John’s School, St. Augustine School and St. John’s International School.


Location

Kitsilano is a vibrant, thriving, active Vancouver Westside neighbourhood bordered by Alma Street on the west, Burrard Street on the east, 16th Avenue on the south and the ocean to the north. This outstanding community is centrally located, with the downtown core just across the bridge and the world famous Granville Island Public Market, plus the shops and galleries of the ‘South Granville’ area within walking distance. There is also easy access to the University of BC and the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design.


Housing

The diversity of housing in Kitsilano is a major contributor to the ambiance of this Vancouver Westside neighbourhood. California bungalows, heritage homes, low-rise condo buildings, townhouses, duplexes … the housing is as diverse as the people who inhabit them.


This outstanding community is centrally located, with the downtown core just across the bridge

Recreation

In this Westside neighbourhood most recreation focuses on the waterfront with Kits beach, an outdoor pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, beach volleyball, the seawall for jogging/running, biking and rollerblading… the list goes on and on. The Kitsilano Community Centre is another primary centre for recreational activities. In addition, a wide variety of community programs are offered through many of the area’s schools. Cultural activities are provided by the Maritime Museum, the Vancouver Museum, the Conservatory of Music, and the Observatory.


Shopping

In addition to conveniently located major grocery chain stores, Kitsilano residents can pick and choose from the wide variety of commercial and retail establishments located along West 4th Avenue and West Broadway (West 9th Ave). From second hand stores and antique shops, produce markets, wine and book stores, to clothing boutiques, hardware stores, bakeries and delicatessens, Kitsilano offers a veritable bazaar for the dedicated shopper.


Transportation

Kitsilano is an easy commute to downtown, by car, bicycle or bus. For a motorist, it’s possible to park your car on a Friday after work and not use it again till Monday morning, yet still manage to get all the errands done … because it’s all available in your own neighbourhood!

Kitsilano Active Listings Summary | as of March 29, 2017

The table shown below is a current snapshot of all the active listings in Kitsilano, 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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Kitsilano MLS® HPI Benchmark Prices | March, 2017

Current Benchmark Price:
$2,288,500

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 1 Storey in Kitsilano.

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 "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

1 Storey Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
2
Amenities:
No
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
900
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
2
Finished Basement:
Yes
Full Bathrooms:
2
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1014
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
Forced air
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
4026
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
10
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood,Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1939

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$2,288,500

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 1 Storey Detached in Kitsilano.

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 "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

1 Storey Detached Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
2
Amenities:
No
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
900
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
2
Finished Basement:
Yes
Full Bathrooms:
2
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1014
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
Forced air
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
4026
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
10
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood,Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1939

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$2,375,100

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 2 Storey in Kitsilano.

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 "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

2 Storey Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Basement Area:
619
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Full Bathrooms:
3
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1600
Half Bathrooms:
1
Heating:
N/A
Lot Size:
4028
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
11
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood,Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type of Property:
Detached
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1987

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$2,376,300

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 2 Storey Detached in Kitsilano.

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 "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

2 Storey Detached Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Basement Area:
874
Bedrooms:
5
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Full Bathrooms:
3
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1732
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
N/A
Lot Size:
4026
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
13
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood,Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1929

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$548,900

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Apartment in Kitsilano.

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 "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Apartment Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
1
Amenities:
Yes
Basement Area:
0
Bedrooms:
1
Below Ground Bedrooms:
0
Concrete Frame:
No
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Elevator:
Yes
Finished Basement:
No
Full Bathrooms:
1
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
736
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
N/A
Heating Fuel:
Electricity
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
5
Type Of Covered Parking:
Underground garage
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Flat / Tar & Gravel
Year Built:
1996

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$2,391,600

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Single Family in Kitsilano.

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 "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Single Family Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Amenities:
No
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
687
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Finished Basement:
Yes
Full Bathrooms:
3
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1521
Half Bathrooms:
1
Heating:
N/A
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
4027
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
10
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood,Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type of Property:
Detached
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1981

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$2,381,100

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Single Family Detached in Kitsilano.

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 "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Single Family Detached Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Amenities:
No
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
885
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Finished Basement:
Yes
Full Bathrooms:
3
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1611
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
N/A
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
4026
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
12
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood,Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1930

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,008,400

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Townhouse in Kitsilano.

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 "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Townhouse Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
2
Amenities:
No
Basement Area:
0
Bedrooms:
2
Below Ground Bedrooms:
0
Concrete Frame:
No
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Full Bathrooms:
2
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1067
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
N/A
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
No
Separate Entrance To Basement:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
6
Type Of Covered Parking:
Underground garage
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Waterfront:
No
Year Built:
1997

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

 

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