Explore Olde Caulfeild
A charming and distinguished neighbourhood in a beautiful setting, Olde Caulfeild’s location and spectacular views make it extremely desirable to new residents. Located along the West Vancouver waterfront close to Lighthouse Park, this is a perfect place to call home if you’re someone who enjoys nature and are looking for a private and safe area which still has access to numerous shops, amenities and schools. Take a closer look at Olde Caulfeild...
Part of the larger neighbourhood known as Caulfeild, Olde Caulfeild is situated between Lighthouse Park and the waterfront, and is loved by residents and visitors alike for its stunning setting and range of homes, spanning from new to old. This neighbourhood is conveniently located 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver.
Caufeild as a whole is a largely family-orientated neighbourhood, and a great place for raising kids. Although the community is filled with all kinds of households, families are the largest group (51%), with most having two children at home, and a high percentage of young children. 97% of Caulfeild residents own their homes, with 3% renters among those living in the area.
No home in Olde Caulfeild is alike, with each uniquely suited to its landscape and built to blend into this fantastic natural habitat, filled with trees and foliage. Waterfront homes tend to be the most highly sought after, offering panoramic views of the Vancouver skyline and Burrard Inlet. Contact me to find out more about current bench mark pricing in the area.
On Olde Caulfeild’s doorstep, Lighthouse Park is one of the area’s most famous locations and offers spectacular trails for hiking and dog walks, as well as an ocean view point and beaches, popular for picnics in the summertime. Both Cypress Mountain and Grouse Mountain are easily accessible from Olde Caulfeild for skiing. If you love to live an outdoor lifestyle, Olde Caulfeild is a great community to be a part of.
As well as being a great place for shopping Caulfeild Village Shopping Centre offers a huge range of dining spots in a location easily accessed from Olde Caulfeild. At the dining hub, you can grab a quick snack at Cobs Bread, enjoy lunch at Mega Sushi or sit down for a heartwarming pasta or pizza meal from Italian restaurant, Pastameli. Other convenience food spots include Subway, Starbucks and Cherry Berry Yoghurt Bar. Also just a short drive away are Hugo’s on Eagle Harbour, featuring live music on Thursday nights, and Olive & Anchor, overlooking the stunning Horseshoe Bay.
Caulfeild Village Shopping Centre, with its numerous shops and other amenities, is just up the road from Olde Caulfeild. Here you can find a range of stores, from banks and hair studios, to boutiques and pharmacies. It also has a large Safeway, conveniently close for grocery shopping, or driving less than 10 minutes to Marine Drive will take you to IGA Marketplace. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, Park Royal Mall is just a 15 minute drive from Caulfeild. Other excellent shopping destinations in West Vancouver include Dundarave Village and Ambleside Village, where shops and services line peaceful stretches of roadway in village-like environments.
Families who move to Olde Caulfeild have some of the best educational establishments in West Vancouver to choose from for their kids. The neighbourhood is home to elementary schools including West Bay Elementary, offering the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Eagle Harbour Primary School, known for offering a Montessori program, and Caulfeild Elementary School. Secondary school students living in Olde Caulfeild generally attend Rockridge Secondary School. There are also two private schools in the area, Mulgrave School and Collingwood School.
With a walk score of 11, many residents rely on cars to complete their errands, with access into downtown Vancouver facilitated by continuing along Marine Drive to the on-ramp of the Lions Gate Bridge, or by connecting with the Upper Levels Highway for a faster commute. If you take public transit, buses are convenient to catch from Caulfeild, particularly from Caulfeild Village Shopping Centre.