Marpole Houses for Sale
Search all Marpole Houses for Sale and real estate listings below. Marpole is a neighbourhood in Vancouver, BC. Marpole has a special community of dwellers. Most homes were built from the early 1960s and 1990. The neighbourhood brings a diversity of single-family homes, rental properties, and low-rise condos.
Many of the community residents in Marpole appreciate that it is so easily accessible to the downtown core and holds the relaxed nature of nearby Richmond. Be sure to register for a free account so that you can receive email alerts whenever new Marpole properties come on the market.
Real Estate in Marpole
Many of the original heritage houses remain in the neighbourhood to exhibit Marpole’s rich history. However, some have been renovated to align with today’s modern features. Closer to the town centre, an area called “Marine Gateway” is rapidly expanding at Southwest Marine and Cambie Street. A brand-new development of high-rise apartment complexes is located conveniently near the Marine Drive Canada Line Station. With many options from detached homes to apartment living, Marpole homes are generally in the upper price range. If you are looking for a prosperous community and easy access to downtown, Marpole is for you!
About Marpole, Vancouver, BC
Home to just under 24,000 residents, Marpole is located on the southern edge of Vancouver, British Columbia. This charming neighbourhood is full of quaint shops, restaurants, relaxing nature, and easy access to downtown Vancouver. It is a vibrant and thriving community that Main Street borders on the east, the Fraser River on the south, Granville Street on the west, and Park Drive on the north. Marpole was first considered settled in the 1860s, originally named “Eburne Station,” a tribute to the community’s storekeeper. It was not long before the area became accessible due to the development of the Lulu railway and the BC Electric interurban train.
Marpole possesses so much charm as it is one of Vancouver’s oldest communities. Marpole Park holds a stone cairn and plaque that reminds the residents and visitors of “The Marpole Midden,” evidence of an ancient Musqueam village and burial site. This site was first revealed by construction workers working on the extension of Granville Street in 1889. Many artifacts such as tools and weapons were found that prove the area was once one of North America’s largest village sites.
There are many options for schools in the area, including Laurier Elementary, McKechnie Elementary, Vancouver Hebrew Academy, St. Anthony of Padua School, Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School, Daisy Academy Montessori School, and Glen Eden School. This neighbourhood is highly accessible by Vancouver’s public transportation system. Marpole is close to the Vancouver International Airport and many main SkyTrain and transit terminals that will connect you all over Vancouver.
Things to Do in Marpole
Marpole has an abundance of things to offer regarding recreation and leisure. Some recreational facilities include the Marpole Soccer Club, the Marpole Baseball Club, the Marpole Oakridge Community Centre, and the Marpole Curling Club. All of these facilities are community-run and organized by the residents of Marpole so that the whole community can enjoy their services.
If you are a golfer, you can enjoy the Langara Golf Club and the Marine Drive Golf Club, which is a private facility. Eburne Park (a tribute to the area’s original name) is a lovely park perfect for reading a book or meeting a friend for a picnic. On a hot day, enjoy the expanding development of the Fraser River waterfront area. This waterfront area is also a perfect option for an early morning run or mid-afternoon stroll.
Are you looking for some shopping? The Granville Street strip is famous for its shops, including several small businesses. The small business owners have done a fantastic job filling the community with cozy coffee shops, book stores, and cafes. If you are looking for a fun Saturday night out, be sure to check if there is a show playing at the Metro Theatre Centre, located at 1370 Marine Drive SW. This 308 seat theatre often features local plays or performing arts. There are many restaurants worth visiting, including Café de L’Orangerie, Solo Pasta, and The Fish Man. The community also holds a branch of the Vancouver Public Library and many spas, including Nuestro Day Spa and Absolute Spa at the River Rock Casino Resort.