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Cedar Cottage Real Estate

Located south of Broadway and east of Mount Pleasant, the Kensington/Cedar Cottage area features a wider range of housing options than other Vancouver neighbourhoods. This is no accident; in the 1990s, neighbourhood planners broke with other residential neighbourhoods and decided to encourage greater housing density. This gradual increase in density has ensured that the neighbourhood has remained lively and family-oriented by offering a greater variety of space and pricing options for home-seekers. This policy had a direct effect on the shape of real estate in Cedar Cottage. While other non-central Vancouver neighbourhoods focused on building more low-density single-family homes, Cedar Cottage added condos and townhouses to the mix.

 

The sheer variety of homes for sale in Cedar Cottage has helped it continue to be one of the most culturally diverse neighbourhoods in Vancouver. Immigrant communities make up a huge percentage of Cedar Cottage residents — only one third of which indicate English as their native language. With these numbers, it’s not surprising that Cedar Cottage serves as the hub to many local immigrant communities. In the neighbourhood, you can find a rich array of organizations that cater to large Chinese, Croation, German, Filipino, Indigenous and Latino populations. Since the 1970s, the region around Kingsway has become a lively ex-pat community for South Vietnamese immigrants. In 2011, Vancouver City council voted to rename this area “Little Saigon.” Here, you’ll find some of the best pho, banh mi and other Vietnamese specialties in Vancouver. Of course, there’s significant diversity even in this area, so expect to find more than just Vietnamese retailers and restaurants.

 

The Kensington/Cedar Cottage area features a lot of older single-family homes and larger duplexes in the Vancouver Special or Craftsman styles. Single-family houses for sale in Cedar Cottage tend to go for $700,000 and up. If you’re willing to pay more than $1,000,000 you may be able to find a house for sale near Knight Street. Vancouver house prices considered, this isn’t too bad! You’ll find that the range is a bit wider here than in other Vancouver neighbourhoods, with larger and newer homes for sale in the Cedar Cottage area costing up to $3,000,000.

 

Though the more remote parts of Kensington/Cedar Cottage are dominated by single family homes, the story is different along the main roads. Here, you can find East Vancouver townhouses for sale from 300,000 to 500,000. Around the King Edward Village area, near the intersection of Knight and Kingsway, real estate listings include condos in newer high-rise buildings. Many of these include balconies with beautiful views, and are very popular with small families and professionals who don’t mind a small commute to the heart of the city.

 

Many families choose to live in the Cedar Cottage area due to its relatively central location and proximity to amenities. The neighbourhood features some of the best schools in Vancouver, a community centre, a pool and a good variety of shops and grocery stores along the main streets. Furthermore, Cedar Cottage is a highly accessible neighbourhood for transit users. It borders the major transportation hub at the Commercial/Broadway intersection, includes the Nanaimo SkyTrain station, and is well serviced by buses along Knight, Nanaimo, Victoria and Kingsway. Central locations in Burnaby, like Metrotown, are a quick drive away, along Kingsway and Broadway.

 

Unlike other similar Vancouver neighbourhoods, the Kingsway corridor is marked by a long string of strip malls that service Cedar Cottage residents. These feature food, goods and services with a variety that reflects the neighbourhood. From low-key bars and hip coffee spots to fancy bakeries the area has a lot to offer.

 

If you choose to live in the northern part of Cedar Cottage, expect to spend more than a few summer evenings in John Hendry Park. With 27 hectares of green space, a community centre, baseball diamonds, soccer fields and Trout Lake, this is one of Vancouver’s best picnic spots. It’s also the location for many community events, such as the Illuminares lantern festival and the Parade of Lost Souls near Halloween. Throughout the summer, you can pick up fresh produce, artisanal cheeses and more at the regular farmer’s market. Dog walkers should take extra note of the popular dog beach to the north of Trout Lake. The south part of Trout Lake is one of the only fresh water swimming holes in urban Vancouver. Lifeguards are on duty in the summer, so it’s well worth a visit!

 

All things considered, Kensington/Cedar Cottage is a beautiful and diverse area neighbourhood with flavour and feel that sets it apart from other parts of Vancouver. Visit it today and see why many families choose to seek homes for sale in Cedar Cottage.

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  • 13317 KING GEORGE Boulevard in Surrey: Whalley Land for sale (North Surrey) : MLS®# R2869561

    13317 KING GEORGE Boulevard Whalley Surrey V3T 2T5
    Main Photo: 13317 KING GEORGE Boulevard in Surrey: Whalley Land for sale (North Surrey)  : MLS®# R2869561
    $79,800,000
    Land Only
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2869561
    Iconic Gateway Project of the City of Surrey. A unique opportunity for a major developer/builder. ~500m to Gateway skytrain station. An assembly of 3 properties. Proposed 946,300 sq.ft. buildable: 3 High-rises & 2 Low-rises. The project is ready to go. Contact realtor for more details. More details
    Listed by Luxmore Realty
  • 2958 208 Street in Langley: Brookswood Langley Land for sale : MLS®# R2846258

    2958 208 Street Brookswood Langley Langley V2Z 2C3
    Main Photo: 2958 208 Street in Langley: Brookswood Langley Land for sale : MLS®# R2846258
    $56,000,000
    Land Only
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2846258
    Amazing 34.08 acres consists of 6 connecting properties within the Brookswood/Fernbridge- single family two area plan as single-family. Re-development potential, please contact for more details. Address incl. Assembly (6 lots) 2958, 2974, 3014 & 3072 208 Street 3073 and east 1/2 #LT.12 210 Street. 6 Lots total Value $58,904,200 (BC Assessment) More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty
  • 4838 BELMONT Avenue in Vancouver: Point Grey House for sale (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2829500

    4838 BELMONT Avenue Point Grey Vancouver V6T 1A9
    Main Photo: 4838 BELMONT Avenue in Vancouver: Point Grey House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS®# R2829500
    $55,800,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2829500
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    8
    Floor Area:
    12,410 sq. ft.
    This beautiful residence in famous Point Grey features exceptional craftsmanship, luxury materials, and impressively finished finishings. Over 12,000 square feet of living space on Main features an Italian marble floor. A grand entrance with an elevator and a magnificent staircase. Chef kitchen with marble counter, wok kitchen, and eating area. Open-concept living, dining, and family rooms with access to a 1,404 sqft patio. A big master bedroom with a large Italian walk-in closet, marble bathtub are among the 6 well-appointed bedrooms. The lower level has a video room, living space, wet bar, wine cellar, gym, and I/D pool. A large rooftop deck with a fireplace to enjoy the magnificent views of the ocean, mountains, and city. Lush landscaping, 2 garages, A/C, and much more. More details
    Listed by Luxmore Realty and Macdonald Realty
  • 6124 272 Street in Langley: County Line Glen Valley House for sale : MLS®# R2848444

    6124 272 Street County Line Glen Valley Langley V4W 1S6
    Main Photo: 6124 272 Street in Langley: County Line Glen Valley House for sale : MLS®# R2848444
    $35,000,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2848444
    Bedrooms:
    7
    Bathrooms:
    9
    Floor Area:
    15,013 sq. ft.
    Tannin Manor is an unprecedented estate on 28.75 acres, comprising of a main home, pool house, workshop and 2 multi-use structures. Built by the renowned team at Tannin Developments, this multifaceted, versatile retreat is designed to surpass every modern need. The gated 3-level main estate spans 15,339 SF with 7 beds & 9 baths. Inside encompasses 20' ceilings, heated hardwood floors and a kitchen w/ Miele appliances and granite counters. Additional features include a wine cellar, yoga room, bar w/ pool table, media room, library and playroom. Outside are manicured grounds and a reflecting pond, pool/hot tub, and a 3,500SF pool house w/ a kitchen. Tannin Manor is minutes from Fort Langley & is less than 12 min from Abbotsford Int'l Airport (YXX), which offers residents to fly in privately. More details
    Listed by Macdonald Realty and The Agency
  • 2620 272 Street in Langley: Aldergrove Langley Land for sale : MLS®# R2857093

    2620 272 Street Aldergrove Langley Langley V4W 2Z2
    Main Photo: 2620 272 Street in Langley: Aldergrove Langley Land for sale : MLS®# R2857093
    $31,500,000
    Land Only
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2857093
    Currently Zoned SR-1 for large lot subdivision min. 3716 sq. m. suburban residential. ALR property but opportunity for long term hold and huge upside in land value when Langley approves residential development and supports removal from the ALR. Or develop as is residential/Agri farming. The property has residential subdivision development on 3 sides. Logical parcel for future residential expansion for East Langley/Aldergrove. Schools and sport/recreation complex nearby. Buy and hold for long term massive land value appreciation or strategic development application/land swap for removal from the ALR for large scale single family, senior rental housing or townhome development. Ideal for large scale greenhouse, agricultural operations, winery, etc. A very unique 50 acre opportunity!! More details
    Listed by Macdonald Commercial Real Estate Services Ltd
  • 17499 20 Avenue in Surrey: Pacific Douglas House for sale (South Surrey White Rock) : MLS®# R2825529

    17499 20 Avenue Pacific Douglas Surrey V3Z 9N5
    Main Photo: 17499 20 Avenue in Surrey: Pacific Douglas House for sale (South Surrey White Rock)  : MLS®# R2825529
    $29,800,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2825529
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    4,522 sq. ft.
    8 acres in Grandview Heights. Great land investment in high growth area. Near South Surrey Town Centre, Grandview Heights Secondary and Edgewood Elementary School, Highway 15 and easy access to US border. More details
    Listed by Sutton Group Seafair Realty
  • 4788 BELMONT Avenue in Vancouver: Point Grey House for sale (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2861619

    4788 BELMONT Avenue Point Grey Vancouver V6T 1A9
    Main Photo: 4788 BELMONT Avenue in Vancouver: Point Grey House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS®# R2861619
    $28,888,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2861619
    Bedrooms:
    7
    Bathrooms:
    11
    Floor Area:
    10,077 sq. ft.
    Perched high above the most prestigious street, this luxurious gated mansion commands sweeping views of both the water & mountains. The grand foyer with a double circular staircase, lavish use of Italian marble & custom millwork. Over 10,000 sq ft of grandeur living featuring 7 brms & 11 baths. LR & DR areas have outdoor terraces with stunning water views. This bespoke home has every luxurious amenity one can dream of: Resort-style indoor swimming pool & spa, gourmet kitchen, ent room, PH zen room, karaoke room, theatre room, etc. The interior offers an unparalleled blend of classic European architecture & modern elegance. Exquisite design & material & quality craftsmanship is apparent throughout this home. Close proximity to Spanish Banks, Jericho Beach, UBC & the best school catchments. More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty
  • 1188 W 55TH Avenue in Vancouver: South Granville House for sale (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2865423

    1188 W 55TH Avenue South Granville Vancouver V6P 1R1
    Main Photo: 1188 W 55TH Avenue in Vancouver: South Granville House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS®# R2865423
    $28,880,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2865423
    Bedrooms:
    8
    Bathrooms:
    12
    Floor Area:
    15,371 sq. ft.
    A prestigious 1.052-acre (45,825 sf) family estate consolidated 2 legal lots & a Loy Leyland designed Mansion in the heart of Vancouver West Side. GRAND yet TOTALLY PRIVATE, this URBAN OASIS satisfies every need of a growing family: massive 15,000 sf of living space, 6 bdrm upstairs all with ensuites, 3 offices, full-size Indoor Pool & Spa, 2 Media Rooms, a large Gym, Wine Cellar & 1 Nanny's Quarters & an extra Guest Bdrm in the basement, Elevator, 7-car Attached Garage with Heated Circular Driveway. Exceptionally landscaped outdoor grounds feature a full size Tennis Court, a mini Golf putting Green, a Japanese Zen Garden w/water feature and a Koi Pond with a custom made Pavilion. Unique and unparalleled blend of location, finest materials, superb craftsman, and elegant flow of open space. More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty
  • 5363 KEW CLIFF Road in West Vancouver: Caulfeild House for sale : MLS®# R2851195

    5363 KEW CLIFF Road Caulfeild West Vancouver V7W 1M3
    Main Photo: 5363 KEW CLIFF Road in West Vancouver: Caulfeild House for sale : MLS®# R2851195
    $26,888,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2851195
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    7
    Floor Area:
    11,264 sq. ft.
    Exceptional West Coast post and beam west facing WATERFRONT ESTATE designed and custom built to perfection, this is a truly a one of a kind masterpiece! Offerring nearly 13000 SF with 3 levels of living space, 5 bedrooms, 7 baths, 4600 SF of terraced slate patios, outdoor pool/ hot tub, indoor pool/ hot tub, 4 level indoor elevator, geo thermal radiant heating, 8000 gl. front entry koi pond, 5 car heated garage, and an incredible 50 foot attached indoor private yacht garage with private elevator access believed to be the only of its kind in North America! Gourmet chefs kitchen and cabinetry by Redl Kitchens, Brazilian cherry floors and floor to ceiling glass! The 31600 SF West facing private estate and this home are truly World Class like no other! Amazing!! More details
    Listed by Sotheby's International Realty Canada
  • 1263 BALFOUR Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2855145

    1263 BALFOUR Avenue Shaughnessy Vancouver V6H 1X6
    Main Photo: 1263 BALFOUR Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS®# R2855145
    $25,880,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2855145
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    9
    Floor Area:
    10,155 sq. ft.
    Over 10,000+sf MASTERPIECE designed by Loy Leyland and constructed by COPA development on a fengshui friendly 18000sf property in the heart of 1st Shaughessy. Soaring double height foyer & living rm; dining rm extended to a covered O/D patio, gourmet kitchens equipped w/top of the line appliances, walnut panelled office + 1bdrm w/ensuite on the main; 4 ensuited bdrms upstairs: the huge master has its own sitting area, waterbar, large WIC and a spa like ensuite bathroom; the other 3 bdrms share a huge O/D balcony. Bsmt boasts I/D pool w/jacuzzi, movie theatre, wine cellar, wetbar, rec rm & an extra bdrm. Circular driveway in the front & 3 car garage in the back. Close to top schools, short drive to DT, YVR & UBC. Occupancy Permit: Nov.30, 2023. 2-5-10 new home warranty. More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty
  • 1126 WOLFE Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2852420

    1126 WOLFE Avenue Shaughnessy Vancouver V6H 1V8
    Main Photo: 1126 WOLFE Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS®# R2852420
    $24,880,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2852420
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    8
    Floor Area:
    11,019 sq. ft.
    This European Inspired luxury estate residence is situated on a prized .53 acre view property in the Vancouver’s most prestigious First Shaughnessy enclave boasting spectacular views of the city’s downtown skyline and North Shore Mountains. The architectural elegance and grandeur with its bold white brick exterior and beautiful landscape create an majestic presence and features over 11,300 sf of formal and informal living on 3 expansive levels. Exquisite design, master craftsmanship together with an impeccable choice of quality materials blend seamlessly to create an international masterpiece while embracing the security and convenience of today’s most up-to-date technology. Experience one of the most beautiful luxury homes in the city garage parking for 4 vehicles. More details
    Listed by Angell, Hasman & Associates (Malcolm Hasman) Realty Ltd. and Luxmore Realty
  • 3386 200 Street in Langley: Brookswood Langley House for sale in "Brookswood" : MLS®# R2860904

    3386 200 Street Brookswood Langley Langley V3A 4W3
    Main Photo: 3386 200 Street in Langley: Brookswood Langley House for sale in "Brookswood" : MLS®# R2860904
    $23,999,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2860904
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,306 sq. ft.
    Investor/developer alert - 4.783 acres land designated for multifamily / townhouses in the prime location of BROOKSWOOD - BOOTH NCP. Clear flat land with Sewer and Storm nearby. Next to park and elementory school make it a very desirable and convenient location to build a 100+ unit townhouse project. More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Global Force Realty
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