A private, close-knit neighbourhood in West Vancouver, Rockridge attracts people looking for calm and serenity in its quiet streets. Rockridge has a quaint charm, and although not a huge neighbourhood, offers pristine views of Point Grey, downtown Vancouver and the harbour, and those who live here are envied by many. Browse our homes for sale in Rockridge now.
Rockridge is a residential neighbourhood located between the West Vancouver neighbourhoods of Caulfield and Bayridge. Rockridge is around a 20 minute drive from downtown Vancouver, and approximately 90 minutes from Whistler.
A neighbourhood home to some of West Vancouver’s finest architecture, the area typically attracts executives and their families. The majority of houses are detached, many with large gardens and front lawns. Most streets are lined with trees, giving a residential feel to the neighbourhood.
Approximately 93% of residents own property, with just 7% renting in the area. The majority of households are occupied by couples or families, with many children still living at home. In terms of age groups, approximately 24% of Rockridge residents are under 19, with the highest age group being over 50’s (47%). Contact me to find out more about current bench mark pricing in the area.
Rockridge is the perfect neighbourhood for outdoor enthusiasts, located within close proximity to parks including Sharon Park, McKechnie Park, and Cypress Park, where residents can walk their dogs, go jogging, or sit down with a picnic on a warm summer’s day. Nearby Sandy Cove Park, just south of Marine Drive, is a small, secluded beach great for swimming. Rockridge is also conveniently located below the Trans-Canada Highway, providing residents with easy access to bustling recreational areas including downtown Vancouver, Grouse Mountain, Capilano Suspension Bridge, and Horseshoe Bay.
If you love dining out, you’ll love Rockridge, offering cuisine to suit anyone’s taste buds. Popular choices include Italian restaurant, Pastameli, and Takumi Japanese Restaurant, offering authentic Japanese cuisine for dine or take out. Other popular dining spots just a short drive away are Hugo’s on Eagle Harbour, featuring live music on Thursday nights, and Olive & Anchor, overlooking the stunning Horseshoe Bay. Caulfeild Village Shopping Centre also features convenience stores like Cobs Bread, Subway and Starbucks.
As mentioned above, Caulfeild Village Shopping Centre is great for eateries and cafes, as well as being home to a range of stores, from banks and hair studios, to boutiques and pharmacies. It also has a large Safeway, conveniently close for grocery shopping, or driving less than 10 minutes to Marine Drive will take you to IGA Marketplace, also home to a Shoppers Drug Mart, as well as clothing and boutique stores including Red Horses Gallery, The Latest Scoop and Redfish Kids Clothing. If you fancy a coffee and a catch up, Starbucks and Delany’s Coffee House are conveniently located here. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, Park Royal Mall is just a short drive from the Rockridge neighborhood.
A popular area with families, Rockridge is located nearby to a few public elementary schools, including Caulfeild Elementary, Ridgeview Elementary, and Gleneagles Elementary. Rockridge is also home to the public Rockridge Secondary, known as the feeder school for the surrounding communities. Nearby private schools include, Mulgrave School and Collingwood School.
Rockridge is located below the Trans-Canada Highway, making it easy for residents to get around by car. It is also well-served by public transit routes, allowing for easy travel by bus. Some amenities are also accessible by foot, and there are a few bike lanes dotted around the neighbourhood.