Capilano Valley Houses for Sale
Search all Capilano Valley houses for sale and real estate listings below. Capilano Valley is a neighbourhood in North Vancouver, BC, that strikes a balance between natural beauty and urban living. The area is well known for its Capilano Suspension Bridge, a park full of suspension bridges through beautiful forests and rivers. Although the neighbourhood is part of the populated North Vancouver, there is a surprising amount of greenspace and attractions, including the Capilano River Regional Park and Cleveland Dam.
Real estate is diverse, with residential and commercial offerings. Residential real estate is primarily seen as detached houses in various architectural styles. Stunning family homes with well-sized backyards, multi-car garages and high-end features can be found. Luxury estates with infinity pools and home theatres are also found in Capilano Valley. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Capilano Valley, or to arrange a private showing, contact your North Vancouver real estate experts today!
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Real Estate in Capilano Valley
Real estate opportunities in Capilano are pretty few and far between. The handful of real estate available at any given time includes custom-built homes with up to six or seven bedrooms. The houses close to the water provide that cape cod vibe, with ocean and mountain views. Newly renovated homes and charming bungalows located in a peaceful cul de sac are perfect for new and growing families.
Capilano Valley is a perfect neighbourhood for new and seasoned retirees looking to spend their retirement years in a quiet and peaceful setting. Currently, a few condo developments and townhomes can be found for low-maintenance living, with many developers launching new condo projects in the near future.
About Capilano Valley
Capilano Valley is a community located in North Vancouver, just west of Lonsdale and near the Lions Gate Bridge. It is a small, close-knit neighbourhood with inviting and friendly residents. A wide variety of shops and services are available in every direction along Marine Drive. In the warmer months, the streets are bustling with pedestrians, enjoying all the shops and boutiques.
The closest shopping centre is located in Edgemont Village. Many visitors and tourists admire the cozy area due to the mid-century modern architecture. In the way of amenities, the shopping centre has over seventy businesses. People love thumbing their way through the gift shop, and there are several other shops, a pet store, a liquor store, and more. The North Vancouver District Public Library is only a few minutes away and offers some entertaining drop-in activities. The TransLink bus routes make travel reasonably straightforward, and Capilano is close to commuter routes. The Lions Gate Hospital is only ten minutes away, and the nearest airport is Vancouver International, just under an hour's drive.
Trail and parks are not far from residents, and two popular spots are less than ten minutes away. Murdo Fraser Park has fantastic walking and running trails, and Mosquito Creek is popular among runners and dog walkers and offers boat-related services and a place to anchor.
The community of Capilano belongs to the Handsworth and Carson Graham Catchments. North of Woods Drive belongs to the Handsworth Catchment, with the closest schools being Highlands Elementary and Handsworth Secondary. South of Woods Drive would belong to the Carson Graham Catchment. Here you'll find Capilano Elementary School and Carson Graham Secondary School. The school has various sports teams, and the football, rugby, soccer, and field hockey teams play at Confederation Park in Burnaby. It is only twenty minutes away and has lots of outdoor recreation. Confederation Park also features picnic areas, tennis courts, a skateboard plaza, grass fields, and the children's playground and spray pad areas. You could spend the entire day here with so many activities to do.
Things To Do in Capilano Valley
Capilano River Regional Park is a sight to see and hear. The roaring of the Capilano River, surrounded by the steep canyon walls, makes this a unique place to visit. Tourists and locals enjoy visiting the Capilano Salmon Hatchery, located on the Capilano River, with over 400,000 visitors annually. There are also several trails to hike along with a picnic area.
Murdo Frazer Golf Course
Murdo Frazer Golf Course is five minutes away, along Pemberton Ave. The nine-hole course has well-maintained fairways and is an excellent course for all ages or skill levels. There is a chipping area and putting greens, and they offer PGA professional lessons and food and beverages. They also host tournaments throughout the year.
Located on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples, the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, Grouse Mountain is an iconic destination. It was named by the first hikers to reach the summit in 1894. There are many activities and attractions year-round, with a mountain admission pass, zip lines, helicopter tours, and more.
The Capilano Suspension Bridge
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is the longest in the world, measuring 450 feet long and 230 feet high. It was constructed in 1889 and has had millions of visitors since then. The bridge was originally built with hemp and rope but is much stronger today, being replaced with steel cables strong enough to hold a 747 airliner. A shuttle offers transportation to the bridge from downtown as well.
Vancouver Urban Winery
For the wine lovers in the family, only twenty minutes away is Vancouver Urban Winery. They offer small-batch hand-crafted wines from 100% B.C. grapes in Railtown, Vancouver. Join them for dinner at Belgard Kitchen's restaurant, where they offer 36 wines on tap, featuring a rotating selection. They also book special occasions such as intimate wedding receptions, birthday parties, or company holiday parties.