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University VW is a gorgeous neighbourhood surrounded by the beauty of nature. Whether you are a lover of forests or beaches, in University VW you are just a short walk away from parks and stunning views of the ocean and mountains. Some notable highlights include Jericho Beach, Wreck Beach as well as Pacific Spirit Regional Park. Of course the crown gem of this neighbourhood is the prestigious University of British Columbia. The university boasts more than 400 hectares of breathtaking campus, which is surrounded by forest on three sides and ocean on the fourth.
In University VW you will find a diverse range of housing options. In recent years, there has been a shift to build more condos and townhouses to accommodate the changing needs and lifestyle of the area. These are great investment opportunities as there are always students and faculty in need of close accommodation to UBC. Along with condos and townhomes, the University neighbourhood also offers some of the most prestigious and expensive addresses in the Greater Vancouver region. Certain homes are even some of the most expensive in North America!
As the name suggests, there are plenty of schooling options for all ages in the University area. For younger students, University Hill Elementary is in the University catchment area. For the older children, University Hill Secondary school is in the area. If you would like to go the route of private schooling, University VW is home to Westside Christian School and St. George’s School. As well, the University of British Columbia offers unsurpassed educational opportunities for those of all ages.
This area is about a 30 minute drive to Vancouvers downtown core and is well serviced by the transit system. The transportation options are going to become even more accessible when the Broadway Subway Project is completed, which connects to the 99 B-line to UBC. There is also a direct route to YVR from the University neighbourhood.
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