An elegant neighbourhood in West Vancouver, Glenmore has some of the North Shore’s most beautiful attractions on its doorstep, from the Capilano River Regional Park, to unsurpassed views of Lions Gate Bridge, Burrard Inlet and Stanley Park. Full of one-of-a-kind homes, parks and outdoor amenities, Glenmore is home to popular attractions like the Capilano Golf and Country club, which runs through the middle of Glenmore and is set against the backdrop of the North Shore Mountains. If you’re looking for a graceful home in a family-friendly neighbourhood that can offer you serenity and privacy on top of outstanding natural beauty, Glenmore is the place for you.
Glenmore is located at the foot of Grouse Mountain on the northeast corner of British Properties, with Capilano Lake and the the Capilano River Regional Park marking its eastern boundary. Ballantree Park is situated at Glenmore’s northwest corner, an additional green space linking up to the undeveloped mountain backdrop.
With single-family, detached households making up the majority of houses in Glenmore, with approximately 89% of people owning homes and 11% renting. 61% of Glenmore residents are married and 27% are single.
A popular place for families who want a Pacific Northwest retreat from the busy city, Glenmore homes are perfect for both first-time and experienced buyers with amazing value and fantastic views of the water. Contact me to find out more about current bench mark pricing in the area.
If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you will appreciate Glenmore’s close proximity to the popular Capilano River Regional Park, which is not only home to the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge, but also acres of forests with hiking trails that link up to other hiking trails throughout the North Shore, including the Capilano Pacific Trail, which runs 5 miles north from Ambleside Park to Capilano Lake. The top of the Park is also home to the Cleveland Dam, an impressive spillway nearing 300 feet, which holds back the 670-acre man-made Capilano Lake. Other popular attractions in the Glenmore area include the Capilano Golf and Country Club and of course, ski enthusiasts have their choice of mountains, including Cypress Mountain and Grouse Mountain, where convenient access from Glenmore will get you ahead of the traffic for an evening on the slopes.
Glenmore is a short journey from many popular dining spots, from casual chains, to fine dining. Nearby choices include Capilano Heights Chinese Restaurant, which has been open for over 40 years and features an abundant menu and bright atrium offering garden views, and The Canyon Restaurant in nearby Edgemont Village, a popular neighbourhood spot, serving bistro style food with casual elegance. Other eateries in Edgemont Village include Bjornbar Bakery, Nobu Sushi and Starbucks. A 10 minute drive from Glenmore you will also find popular Marine Drive restaurants like The Red Lion Bar and Grill and The Truffle House and Cafe.
Glenmore’s location makes it extremely convenient for shopping, with most stores approximately a 10 minute drive away. Nearby grocery stores include Henry’s Grocery, Safeway on Headland Drive, and Save-On-Foods on Marine Drive. Nearby Edgemont Village is small commercial area with various shops, services and eateries, and Glenmore is also just a 10 minute drive to Park Royal Mall, home to over 275 shops and services, including home furnishing, fashion and shoe stores.
Glenmore is a popular neighbourhood with families since it offers easy accessibility to a variety of top schools. Independent school, Collingwood School on Morven Drive is the closest, and is best known for its prestigious debate and public speaking program. Nearby public schools include Chartwell Elementary, Westcot Elementary School, Handsworth Secondary and Sentinel Secondary, all within walking distance or a short drive away.
With a walk score, Glenmore is a fairly car dependent area, and many residents own cars for this reason. As with other West Vancouver neighbourhoods, the Blue Bus service links Glenmore to rest of West Vancouver and to North Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Of course, the local area is accessible by foot, with lots of hiking trails around the Capilano River Regional Park in particular.