Explore Grouse Woods
A beautiful neighbourhood just steps from Grouse Mountain, the residents who live here experience mountain ambiance while still enjoying the many amenities this area has to offer. Nature lovers will feel at home here, with plenty of green space and the stunning views from many of its properties. Take a walk around this fantastic neighbourhood and you’ll see why Grouse Woods is viewed as one of the best in North Vancouver.
Located at the base of Grouse Mountain, the Grouse Woods neighbourhood can be found where Capilano Road turns into Nancy Greene Way. Capilano Lake forms the western border of the neighbourhood, which also includes Cleveland Dam, Capilano Lake and part of Cleveland Park.
A neighbourhood made up of numerous single-family homes, 42% of residents are aged 50 or over, with 23% 19 or under, indicating that a large number of families live here. Approximately 92% of residents are homeowners, with under 10% renting. Around 62% of residents are married. The neighbourhood also has an extremely low crime rate.
A fairly small neighbourhood compared to others in North Vancouver, finding a new home here won’t be easy, but it’s definitely worth it. Made up mostly of townhomes and single-family homes, many are extremely affordable, despite offering spectacular views of the surrounding areas and nature on their doorstep. Townhouse complexes, Grousemont Estates, built in 1987, and Spyglass Hill, built in 1984, are perfect options for those people looking to downsize in a quiet community. Contact me to find out more about current bench mark pricing in the area.
Since Grouse Woods is located at the base of Grouse Mountain, the residents who live here can literally walk to the gondola, taking them to the top, or hike up the mountain itself via the world famous Grouse Grind trail. Grouse Woods’ location is also just a short distance from various parks, including Malaspina Park, Sarita Park and Alpine Park.
Nearby Edgemont Village is home to various restaurants and coffee shops, with popular spots including neighbourhood bistro, The Canyon Restaurant, offering great food and a friendly atmosphere, Nobu Sushi, serving authentic Japanese cuisine, as well as convenience food stores like BjornBar Bakery, Subway and CoCo Froyo. Delany’s Coffee House and David’s Tea.
As with restaurants, many shops and services are located in Edgemont Village, including Giftworks, which specializes in the work of local potters and candle-makers, BC Playthings, which features toys, art supplies, puppets, games and puzzles and 32 Books & Gallery, offering a selection of Canadian fiction, as well as book club selections and kids’ reading section. If you need to fetch groceries, Columbus Farm Market, La Galleria Fine Foods, Windsor Meats and The Meatery are all located here.
Schools in the Grouse Woods neighbourhood are plentiful, with elementary schools including Montroyal Elementary, Cleveland Elementary, Highlands Elementary and Canyon Heights Elementary. Older students usually attend the popular Handsworth Secondary School.
The Grouse Woods neighbourhood is well served by transit, with regular buses running in the area and numerous bus stops dotted around the community. The Seabus Station at Lonsdale Quay is located under 10km away, where commuters can easily travel over to downtown Vancouver. For drivers, routes to Whistler and the Sunshine Coast are easily accessed via the Upper Levels Highway, where there are also convenient bridge connections.