West Point Grey is a neighbourhood on the west side of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia. Today, it’s one of Canada’s most expensive residential areas, with Point Grey average home prices sitting above the $3 million mark.
West Point Grey is one of Vancouver’s oldest and most exclusive neighbourhoods, with many long-time residents. The area is known for two of the city’s popular beaches, Jericho Beach and Spanish Banks, Pacific Spirit parks offer several recreational trails. Both beaches are great for watching the sunset, over English Bay and the mountains. It is comprised of a mix of residents including business executives and faculty members of the University of British Columbia; working professionals, business owners, artists, and young families; and students, who find the proximity to UBC and the many recreational opportunities appealing. Point Grey Village serves as the area’s shopping district, where many independently owned businesses contribute to a village-like atmosphere. West Point Grey runs along English Bay, between the University of British Columbia and Kitsilano.