Explore Whitby Estates
A prestigious neighbourhood in West Vancouver, residents living in Whitby Estates enjoy some of the most stunning views the district has to offer, as well being in close proximity to everything West Vancouver has to offer, including unique and independent shops and restaurants along Marine Drive, to relaxing walks and fun activities at nearby Ambleside. Take a closer look at this exciting neighbourhood.
Whitby Estates is located on the flanks of Cypress Mountain next to British Properties and offers breathtaking views of the Burrard Inlet, Howe Sound and the Strait of Georgia. Neighbourhoods surrounding Whitby Estates include Ambleside, Caulfeild, Dundarave and British Properties (The Properties).
Many Whitby Estates residents are homeowners (85%), with just 15% renting property. Households are made up of a mix of individuals, couples and families, with the average resident aged 44. Approximately 48% of residents are aged 50 and over.
Home to some of the most luxury single family detached homes in West Vancouver, many houses here experience amazing mountain and ocean views and outdoor patios to enjoy the sunshine. Whitby Estates is also home to various deluxe condo developments. Contact me to find out more about current bench mark pricing in the area.
Whitby Estates is in a fantastic location to enjoy various recreational activities in the area. Nearby Ambleside is home to Ambleside Park which features tennis courts, swimming facilities and a golf course, in addition to exciting community events, including the Canada Day celebrations and Harmony Arts Festival. Ambleside Beach also offers jogging trails, sailing facilities and picnic tables, as well as fishing at Ambleside Pier. Nearby Dundarave Park and its 50 metre beach are popular places for families too, offering access to the waterfront and Centennial Seawalk. West Vancouver Memorial Library is conveniently located along Marine Drive, as are lots of great shops including an antique store and art gallery.
There are many popular restaurants and cafes in the area if you enjoy dining out, including family friendly restaurant, The Red Lion Bar and Grill, and The Beach House at Dundarave Pier, with a spacious patio overlooking Howe Sound. Other nearby restaurants and cafe’s include Feast Neighbourhood Table, The Truffle House and Cafe, Dundarave Sushi, and Delany’s Coffee House. If you have a sweet tooth, be sure to check out The Bakehouse and Temper Chocolate Pastry, serving freshly baked goods, as well as savoury items and brunch dishes.
Many shops are located along nearby Marine Drive, including Marketplace IGA and Shoppers Drug Mart, as well as unique seaside shops and stalls in nearby Ambleside Village. If you are a pet owner, the Animal Medical Hospital is situated on Bellevue Ave, just a short walk from Marine Drive, where you can also find Dundarave Dental Clinic. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, Park Royal Shopping Centre is a 20 minute walk or five minute drive away and home to over 275 shops and services, from home furnishings stores like Anthropologie and Home Depot, to fashion and shoe stores, like Banana Republic, Roots and Vans.
A popular area with families, many schools populate the Whitby Estates neighbourhood, with nearby schools including Irwin Park Elementary, Ridgeview Elementary, Hollyburn Elementary and West Vancouver Secondary. Nearby Ambleside is also home to a great library and the Pauline Johnson Preschool.
With shops and amenities in such close proximity, Whitby Estates offers its residents the advantage of being able to move everywhere by foot. Marine Drive is also a great place to take a walk, where you will find additional stores and parks. Regular buses also serve the area, and residents can also easily take the bus to the ferry at Horseshoe Bay.