Central Lonsdale Houses for Sale
Search all Central Lonsdale houses for sale and real estate listings below. Central Lonsdale is one of North Vancouver, BC's most vibrant and diverse neighbourhoods. Lonsdale Avenue is known for a variety of ethnic restaurants, boutique shops, grocery stores, and a wide selection of retail locations. The Lions Gate Hospital and Greenwood Park are other attractive amenities.
Several newer condominiums are found near Lonsdale Avenue, while single-family homes and older townhouses dominate the rest of the region. An eclectic mix of home styles are seen, commonly as smaller mid-century single-detached homes, but you will also find a variety of window shapes, roof profiles, and front porch designs that don’t fit any particular design but still suit the area well. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Central Lonsdale, or to arrange a private showing, contact your North Vancouver real estate experts today!
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Real Estate in Central Lonsdale
In recent years, Central Lonsdale has attracted many young professionals, families, business owners, and investors as the cost of living in downtown Vancouver steadily climbs. To live and raise a family in the Lonsdale area, including Central Lonsdale, is very desirable. There are many real estate opportunities, including new construction, renovated homes or a classic fixer-upper. Three-storey townhouses and high-rise condos are prominent in the area, often boasting stunning views. There are also half-duplexes and charming heritage homes available.
Luxury homes have lots of space, with up to six and seven bedrooms. Some other features can include vaulted ceilings and large windows from floor to ceiling that showcase the ever-changing panoramic views of the mountains and ocean. Mature trees and well-maintained landscaping is a selling point of this area that offers plenty of seclusion on your private patio.
Central Lonsdale has many unique green homes and is proud to be one of the first places in Canada to have a Net-Zero Home. These homes produce as much clean, renewable energy as it consumes, leaving less of a footprint on the environment.
About Central Lonsdale
Central Lonsdale is a neighbourhood in North Vancouver that is rich in history and a cultural hub today. The residents are friendly and welcoming, and the mom-and-pop shops are what come to mind when people talk about Central Lonsdale. Central Lonsdale is located just off highway 1, so it is easy to access the Greater Vancouver area. Lonsdale Avenue runs from Upper Lonsdale south across Highway 1, through Central Lonsdale, and down to Lower Lonsdale's waterfront. There is much history that surrounds that area, dating back to the original residents, which were the Squamish First Nations. There were also other First Nations communities from around the region who traded and settled in the area seasonally.
The Central Lonsdale neighbourhood is densely populated with a mix of commercial and residential real estate. Various restaurants, coffee shops, and other unique local shops line Lonsdale Avenue. For some residents, these amenities are within walking distance, and for others, you would have to ride a bike or take transit. Adjacent to 14th street and Lonsdale, you can enjoy live music from buskers and street performers during the warmer months. There is also a water fountain and public library nearby, with an array of regular community programmes. The Harry Jerome Recreation Centre has weight rooms, a pool, an ice arena, and even a gymnastics club. The Lion’s Gate Hospital opened in 1961 and is only minutes from Central Lonsdale.
Schools west of Lonsdale Avenue include Braemar, Capilano, Carisbrooke, Larson, Norgate, Queen Mary, and Westview. These are all elementary schools, and there is Carson Graham and Bodwell High School. Elementary schools east of Lonsdale Avenue include Brooksbank, Eastview, Queensbury, and Ridgeway. There is also one secondary school, Sutherland Secondary.
Things To Do in Central Lonsdale
Being so close to highway 1 makes it easy to travel to the National Parks on the north shore or check out the ski hills in the winter months. Mahon Park is only minutes away, with two sports fields, grassy areas, a playground, and a spray park. It is one of the city’s largest and oldest parks with a well-established history. Victoria Park is right in the middle of Lonsdale, with beautiful views of the harbour, walking paths, and a picture-worthy garden. Victoria Park is dedicated to the veterans who served in the world war.
Grouse Mountain is just fifteen minutes from downtown and is your destination for all things entertaining. In the summer, Grouse Grind is a challenging two-and-a-half-kilometre trail known as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster," In the winter, the gondola is your gateway to the mountain's peak and powder-filled trails. They have so much to offer, including helicopter tours, a wildlife refugee, and more.
Lonsdale Quay Market
Built in 1986, the Lonsdale Quay Market holds about sixty or so locally-owned and operated businesses. Residents and visitors can find everything from local artisan products to fresh produce at the market. The market has managed to retain most of its original architecture and is best know for the iconic Q tower, which is 77 steps to the top.
MONOVA: the Museum of North Vancouver
The Museum of North Vancouver connects residents and newcomers to the city's rich history, as well as the exhibits and events they showcase. The Museum runs both the Museum of North Vancouver at the Lonsdale Shipyards and the Archives of North Vancouver in Lynn Valley. They offer free walking tours with their costumed theatrical players and guided tours of the Museum’s core exhibit gallery.
The Centennial Theatre is equipped with seating for 660, a new state-of-the-art sound system, highly trained technicians to make things run smoothly, and a spacious backstage. It's the perfect place to stage your performance, reception, screening, workshop, lecture or private function. They also host acts like comedians, bands, and singers.