Westwood Plateau Houses for Sale
Search all Westwood Plateau houses for sale and real estate listings below. Westwood Plateau is a highly-desired neighbourhood in Coquitlam, BC, and is on the Northside of Coquitlam with exquisite views and long beautiful winding roads. There aren't any big shopping centres, but Coquitlam Centre is under a 10-minute drive. Several parks are in the area, including Panorama Park, Robson Park and Eagle Mountain Park. Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club is right in the neighbourhood and is a beautiful course with stunning mountain views.
This predominantly residential neighbourhood is filled with large single-family homes, many with in-law suites. Homes here tend to be larger, reaching upwards of 8 bedrooms and, on average, 3,000 sq. ft. or more. There are also several townhouses and condo complexes throughout Westwood Plateau. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Westwood Plateau, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Coquitlam real estate experts today!
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Some homes have been rebuilt to be outwardly modern, while others embrace a more traditional aesthetic. These homes often have multiple south-facing balconies to capture the picturesque view. Most homes have finished basements - perfect for inlaws! Basement suites tend to be less common in this area, making way for media rooms, entertainment spaces, and home gyms. Some homes even have in-home spas and saunas! These properties often have expertly manicured lots with deck space and hot tubs.
There are also low-rise apartments like Dayanee Springs on David Ave. These apartments are typically 2-3 bedrooms and are reasonably spacious. They overlook town center park, the boundary between Westwood Plateau and City Centre. They were built in 2009, with many other low-rise apartments constructed shortly after. These apartments are versatile, perfect for a first-time homebuyer or someone looking to downsize. They also have a gym, pool facilities with a hot tub, a movie room, and a guest suite. Outside of the apartment complex, they are close to amenities and schools but have the convenience of lower-density living than in the City Centre.
About Westwood Plateau
This established neighbourhood has gorgeous gardens and well-kept streets. It used to be Westwood Motorsport Park but was sold in the 1990s to be developed. Westwood Plateau grew quickly, featuring many greenbelts to protect creeks and provide walking trails. There are four elementary schools: Bramblewood, Panorama, Pinetree, and Hampton. There is one middle school named Summit Middle School.
This community has roughly 20,000 residents. The development of this neighbourhood has a focus on responsible growth and forward-thinking. It is a reasonably low-density suburb with a golf course nestled into the beautiful winding streets. The Westwood Plateau Golf course hosts weddings and golf tournaments and is touted for its local, community-led focus. This community has over 25 km of hiking trails and many more trails nearby. One popular trail is the Crystal Falls hike in the Pinecone Burke Provincial Park. Crystal Falls is an easy hike, accessible for everyone, and is familiar with dog walkers and mountain bikers. There is an extensive trail network to the Northwest of Westwood Plateau that expands well beyond the neighborhood's borders.
In terms of transit, this community is roughly a 10 min drive from the closest SkyTrain and is serviced by various bus routes through Translink. This neighbourhood is highly pedestrian-friendly in terms of sidewalks. However, Westwood Plateau is on a substantial hill, sloping up towards Coquitlam Mountain. A car is the ideal mode of travel here.
Things to do in Westwood Plateau
This stunning hike has multiple routes following the Prichett Creek and Coquitlam. It is close to Upper Coquitlam Park and is part of the trail system in Pinecone Burke Provincial Park. Perfect for a family day outing and is dog friendly. Parking can be limited as the entrance to the hike is residential. The main trail takes roughly 45-60 mins one way, making for 2 hours total. There are lower walking routes for a more leisurely stroll and more challenging uphill routes for those feeling more adventurous. Either way, experience the stunning views and crisp air that the Lower Mainland is known for!
Westwood Plateau Golf
This golf course was established in 1995 after the beginning of the development of Westwood Plateau. This public golf course spanning 27 holes is community-focused. It includes a Golf Academy, a par 31 course, a longer length learning course. This golf course was named Best New Course in Canada in 1995. The courses enjoy panoramic views overlooking Coquitlam. Also a venue for weddings; it includes three private banquet rooms. There are also two different restaurants - that even offer an online order option.
This mini grouse grind course cuts through the heart of the Westwood Plateau. The hike starts in City Centre and winds its way up the hill. This hike has made its way into the local's routines, with some people doing this hike daily! This well-kept community trail also has a community garden and a little lending library (take a book, leave a book). This hike takes around 35 minutes to finish and is relatively vertical. This lovely hike is the epitome of west coast living!
This trail features a 4.5 dog-friendly km loop. Ridge Park is an off-leash trail accessible year-round and is rated as moderate. The hike includes lookouts and many entrance/exit points and is centred very residentially, so realistically walking from home instead of driving is possible! This hike is away from all the hustle and bustle, with friendly locals, and is the go-to community place to walk dogs.