Forest Hills is a highly sought-after quaint residential neighbourhood; the entire community houses some of the most expensive North Vancouver homes. The desirable neighbourhood is near many parks and schools, making it an ideal place for families. North Vancouver’s tight knit communities know each other's names and are attracted to quality outdoor living.
The neighbourhood of Forest Hills is located to the North and slightly East of Edgemont Village. Forest Hills' lively residential community offers an ideal location and a variety of great amenities for the whole family. Families want to live close to Vancouver's urban conveniences but still enjoy the peaceful mountain views and outstanding recreation close-by.
The prestigious older homes of Forest Hills are attractive to buyers and builders looking to condemn or undergo impressive renovations to build a gorgeous new home. Since you cannot purchase land anymore, the neighbourhood remains a mix of young and older residents, making the community safe and friendly. Over 5,000 square feet of living space, large lots, and three-story homes are popular choices for prospective buying families.
The majority of housing in Forest Hills consists of single-family homes, featuring bungalow and rancher style. Homes in Forest Hills can be found starting at $4 million depending on type and property condition.
The Forest Hills neighbourhood is a great community with easy access to over 100 shops and restaurants. The Westview and Delbrook shopping centres are located within the community, as a few larger shopping destinations Capilano mall and Park Royal can be found traveling slightly out of the neighbourhood.
Residents enjoy easy accessibility to the city's many public transportation options; Vancouver's North Shore is very accessible by car via the Lions Gate or IronWorkers Memorial Bridge. The bussing system is located close to Forest Hills central corridors through Translink with simple access to Trans Canada highway and downtown Vancouver for a lovely day trip with the kids. Those looking for a little more excitement can jump on the Seabus ferry service that links Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver to downtown Vancouver in a stunning scenic ferry ride only 12 minutes short.
Located at Grouse Mountain and Mount Froome's base, many residents in this neighbourhood are in proximity to the trails that run up the mountains. Here raising your family means convenient access to skiing, snowboarding, and exceptional site-seeing. Capilano Suspension Bridge, Mosquito Creek Park, and Upper Mackay Creek Park offer great places for casual hiking and wilderness nature adventures. The many trees, mountains, lakes, and streams are part of the local landscape of North Vancouver, making living here a healthy lifestyle.
Vancouver's city houses excellent education institutes that provide public and private learning for students from prekindergarten to grade 12. Forest Hills is home to some of the finest public schools with a well rated academic learning experience, with 28 elementary schools and seven secondary schools in North Vancouver school district 44.
The friendly neighbourhood is a perfect place to raise a family with its beautiful scenic views and peaceful atmosphere.
A stunning custom-built split level home on one of the most desirable streets in North Vancouver, this is 4231 Chelsea Crescent, a luxurious home on a large south facing ...
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