Glenwood Houses for Sale
Search all Glenwood Houses for Sale and real estate listings below. Glenwood is a neighbourhood in Port Coquitlam, BC. Located on the north side of Poco is conveniently near amenities, including Centennial Outdoor Pool, Parks such as McLean Park, and shopping for everyday needs. The Lougheed Highway makes up Glenwood's north border, providing quick access for those who commute.
In Glenwood, you will find large mid-century single-family homes, ranchers, some newer built homes and apartment buildings. Glenwood is popular with families as there's an elementary, middle and secondary school all within the neighbourhood. Be sure to register for a free account so that you can receive email alerts whenever new Glenwood properties come on the market.
Real Estate In Glenwood
Most of Glenwood's property types are single-family detached homes, with some condo units closer to the Lougheed Highway. Homes here are often built in the 1970s and have remodelled interiors. Many dwellings in Glenwood have 5-6 beds with finished basements, allowing for an income rental suite. Ain Glenwood, many of the homes are on relatively large lots, and for some, the city has been approving subdividing such lots.
There are also new condominiums being built in Glenwood. One example is The Bloc. The focus of this development is "elevated modern living." The main layout in these condos is two-bedroom, two-bathroom suites. New condo buildings come with unique features that older apartment buildings don't have, like electric vehicle parking spaces, pet washing stations, bike storage and repair room.
The benefit to homes and condos in Glenwood is their proximity to a multitude of schools and shops, so walking/biking are viable options. The newer builds in Glenwood have luxury additions featuring hot tubs and gazebos.
About Glenwood, Port Coquitlam
Glenwood is in Port Coquitlam North (meaning north of Lougheed Highway) and is located in the middle of Port Coquitlam for easy access. It is a residential neighbourhood full of single-family detached homes and some condo buildings. There are several schools and parks in the Glenwood neighbourhood, and it has easy access to Lougheed Highway yet maintains a quiet neighbourhood feel.
The border of this neighbourhood ends down coast meridian, which hosts several commercials, retail and service options, including a local pub, gas station and pharmacy. Several food options are found in Glenwood, like the highly-rated Kisso Sushi, touted for affordable and delicious sushi.
There are also several medical centers and dental offices on the neighbourhood border and even an animal hospital! These amenities are within walking distance of Glenwood and have parking options so you can walk or drive. Glenwood is home to many parks, like Aggie, McLean, and Wellington Park! Wellington Park is the biggest park, and it is a densely packed old forest with a playground nestled among the trees.
Glenwood is serviced by Translink and is well connected to the transport network. Nearby transportation includes the West Coast Express, the R3 rapid bus and the Evergreen SkyTrain, making this a great neighbourhood for commuters. There are three K-5 schools, one middle school and one secondary school. A few private schools are also located in the area. Due to the education options for kids, Glenwood is a popular neighbourhood for families and those expecting.
Things to do in Glenwood
Centennial Outdoor Pool
This pool opens from late June to the end of September and is a 25 metre 6 lane pool featuring a diving board and facilities that are wheelchair accessible. It has been recently renovated and has warm showers and separate changing rooms. There are a whole host of aquatic and fitness programs hosted at this park.
The Coquitlam River runs the border of Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam and is the Glenwood neighbourhood's western edge. Coquitlam River is a staple for locals in the summer, providing lovely walking trails and shade. When the heat of summer is too hot to handle, inner tubes can be seen floating down the river! There are some parking lots in spots along the river, but it would be far easier to walk, and dogs are welcome here and off-leash.
Poco Heritage Museum and Archives
This Museum is located next to City Hall and is operated by Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society (PoCo Heritage). The society was founded in 1988, but it wasn't until 1997 that the first space was open for display. This location opened in 2013 and is an "important pillar" of the Port Coquitlam community. In 2021 there were two main exhibits, "Photography Restoration" and "Pride in Poco." There are also online exhibit options, like "How Heritage Happens." This space hosts several events throughout the year, so pop in to see what's going on!