Kitsilano Beach Area

kitsilano real estateKistsilano is one of the most desirable neighborhoods to live in.  The Kitsilano Beach area is home to a slew of amazing community events as well as offering some of the best scenery in the Greater Vancouver Area.

Kitsilano Beach is a place generally geared to a younger crowd, though many in their forties and beyond love this area too and feel right at home.  There are plenty of activities for people of all ages, from young kids to seniors.

The Kitsilano area from the North End of Yew Street spans an open bay from the mountains in the North Shore to Stanley Park.

The area used to be known as Greer’s Beach.  The name comes from a pioneer who tried to challenge the CPR from taking over his land in the late nineteenth century.  Later though private citizens actually came up with the money to buy back the land from the railway.

Kitsilano has a large pool, called Kitsilano Pool which is salt water and is heated as well has a very unique pool, spa & hot tub water cleaning.  The area also boasts a seaside seawall system, concession stands, the much loved Boathouse Waterfront Restaurant, washrooms, an oceanside heated outdoor pool, basketball and tennis courts, a playgroud for young ones, lifeguards on duty from late May until early September, a swimming raft and pay parking.

Kitsilano real estate is therefore a very much sought after investment.  For anyone looking to purchase a home for sale Vancouver, the Kitsilano area is definitely one of the best places to look.  Kitsilano homes for sale are generally reasonably priced for what the area has to offer.

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