A highly sought after neighbourhood in the District of North Vancouver, Dollarton is an attractive area for families, couples and singles seeking easy access to all the amenities it has to offer. As well as being just a few minutes walk to Deep Cove Village, and the Dollarton Village Shopping Centre, many Dollarton homes are also situated a few metres from the popular Sherwood Park Elementary School. Dollarton invites new residents with open arms.
Located approximately 1.5km south of Deep Cove, Dollarton is situated on the eastern and western sides of Dollarton Highway. Nearby neighbourhoods include Roche Point, Indian River, Cove Cliff, Parkway, Deep Cove, Northlands and Windsor Park.
A friendly neighbourhood, the majority of residents living here are families, making up 49% of Dollarton’s population, while couples make up 33% and singles 18%. Approximately 65% of families have kids living at home. 90% of residents are homeowners, with just 10% renting. English and German are the top languages spoken here.
A large proportion of homes in the Dollarton neighbourhood are single-family detached houses, many of which are custom-built and offer fantastic ocean views. Several highly priced homes are also situated along the Fairway Drive and onto the nearby Seymour Golf club. There is only one townhouse complex in Dollarton, The Maple, which was built in the early 1980s and is extremely popular with new residents. Contact me to find out more about current bench mark pricing in the area.
When it comes to recreation, Dollarton is a great area for various sporting activities, with nearby Cates Park, a 22 acre space home to four tennis courts, a boat launch and playground, as well as a 6 km waterfront trail which takes you through a forest of Douglas fir trees. In the park, you can also enjoy other activities such as swimming or enjoying a family picnic under the trees. Other attractions in the area include the Seymour Golf and Country Club and Mount Seymour Provincial Park, both just minutes away.
If you love dining out, Dollarton has plenty to offer its residents in the way of restaurants, with Deep Cove Village home to a variety of eateries such as award-winning Pacific Northwest restaurant, The Arms Reach Bistro, European-style eatery, Cafe Orso, Province’s Number One People’s Choice, Deep Cove Pizza and Bluhouse Market & Cafe, serving the best in local and organic food. If you’re looking for a quick bite, Dollarton Village Shopping Centre is home to spots including Cove Sushi, Starbucks and The Village Table, renowned for its fabulous weekend brunch.
Dollarton Village Shopping Centre takes care of all your shopping needs. With stores ranging from Nesters Market and BC Liquor, to RBC Royal Bank and Express News and Smokes, and services such as Cindy & Company Hair and Beauty Salon, Dollarton Dental and Fruition Day Spa, there’s something for everyone. Nearby Deep Cove is also home to various shops, stretching from Gallant Avenue to Panorama Drive, including jewelry store, Room6, gift shop, LaLa’s, and Panorama Market. There’s even a community theatre well known for its stage productions.
Dollarton is well-served by schools in the area, including Cove Cliff Elementary, Sherwood Park Elementary and Seycove Secondary. Students participating in the French immersion program usually attend the nearby Dorothy Lynas Elementary or Argyle Secondary School.
With a walk score of 56, Dollarton is the 16th most walkable neighborhood in District of North Vancouver. If you drive, as many Dollarton residents do, the neighbourhood also has easy access in and out via Mount Seymour Parkway and Dollarton Highway.