- Port Coquitlam
- Residential Detached
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- 1771 Prairie Avenue
- Port Coquitlam
- Glenwood PQ
Though Glenwood is one of the costliest neighbourhoods in the city of Port Coquitlam, it is also one of the fastest growing. It draws in families who want the very best; gorgeous and grand homes in settings with the small-town feel but with access to the best amenities city-living can offer. Glenwood certainly delivers, its homes offering up features like stunning front gardens, landscaped lawns, gazebos and two-car garages. The neighbourhood features multimillion dollar homes lining the bluffs, as well as some apartments dotted throughout the area and more modest homes near the center of the neighbourhood.
Port Coquitlam has grown at a very fast rate; 20% over the past 5 years, and has a current population of 52,687. Census records show that 4% of the population is between the ages of 65 and 74, 28% is between the ages of 45 and 64, 36% is between the ages of 20 and 44, 23% is between the ages of 5 and 19, and 5% is between the ages of 0 and 4. The household income is $72,563 and approximately 80% of Port Coquitlam residents own their homes.
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It's not uncommon for professionals to live in the Glenwood neighbourhood while working in downtown Vancouver; individuals enjoy the peaceful and serene atmosphere while appreciating the short commute. Downtown Vancouver is less than 30 minutes away by vehicle or SkyTrain. The city of Port Coquitlam is a center for a variety of industries, including technology, sales and services, transportation and manufacturing. Some of the largest employers in the city are the Port Coquitlam School District #43, the City of Port Coquitlam, CP Rail, Sysco, and Lilydale. The unemployment rate within the city is just 4.9%, which is significantly lower than British Columbia's rate of 6.0%.
Glenwood residents can enjoy a variety of nearby restaurants, including Sky Dragon, Murphy's Restaurant, Kisoya Sushi and more. A variety of cafes and pubs are located within close proximity, so residents can quickly grab their favorite beverage, whatever it may be. Shopping options are numerous, including the Prairie Mall, which features several excellent retailers, and professional services. Costco, Port Coquitlam Medical Clinic, and the TD Bank are also nearby. Larger shopping attractions include the Central City Shopping Centre and Coquitlam Centre, where popular retailers like Old Navy, Best Buy, Talbots and more are located.
Transportation is a breeze for Glenwood residents, with direct access to the Coast Meridian Road and the West Coast Express, making it extremely easy to visit nearby Vancouver, Port Moody and Pitt Meadows. Throughout the city are the TransLink buses, which have regular routes with pickups usually every 30 minutes or so. Glenwood is a fantastic neighbourhood for walking or biking, as many necessities can be reached this way.
The children of Glenwood attend Minnekhadda Middle School, Ecole Pitt River Middle School and Mary Hill Elementary, many being walked to and from school each day by their parents. There are a variety of post-secondary education options in the area as well. Douglas College is 2 kilometres away from Port Coquitlam, while Simon Fraser University is just 10km away. Within 60km are the British Columbia Institute of Technology and the University of British Columbia, making Glenwood a fantastic neighbourhood for parents of students at all ages.
Port Coquitlam is an excellent location for lovers of the arts. Many annual festivals take place which celebrate the arts and culture, including the Culture Days festival, which happens each September. The Gathering Place at Lehigh Square is an excellent place to visit and learn about art, as well as take part in hands-on art projects led by talented individuals. Glenwood is also located in an area perfect for visiting nearby towns and enjoying the art of British Columbia as a whole; Port Moody is "The City of the Arts," and is just a hop, skip and a jump away, and those with the opportunity to check out the Vancouver art galleries should definitely do so.
Within Glenwood are a few different parks that individuals and families can enjoy. Westwood, Wellington, Chelsea, and Victoria parks are all located here, and provide the perfect areas to get out in nature, hike, bike and explore. Those who want longer trails should take advantage of the PoCo Trail, which threads along the Pitt River, offering gorgeous views and trails for biking, hiking and horseback riding. A few minutes away by car is the Carnoustie Gold and Raquet Club, where individuals can take advantage of the driving range, practice green and 6 squash courts. There are also a variety of recreation centres, including the Port Coquitlam Recreation Centre, where families and individuals enjoy the outdoor pools, indoor gymnasium, state-of-the-art fitness centres, and more.
Glenwood is a neighbourhood offering something for absolutely everyone. Families enjoy nearby schools and excellent medical care, as well as plenty of recreation and art attractions. Professionals working around the downtown Vancouver area enjoy the ability to get away from the city but continue to take advantages of the amenities city-living offers. Investors appreciate the growing interest and value of the area. Port Coquitlam is quickly becoming a top area to live within British Columbia; in fact, according to Money Sense, the online magazine, Port Coquitlam is one of Canada's Best Places to Live. With the growing interest in the area and the growing population, right now is an excellent time to invest in Glenwood real estate..
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Listing information last updated on June 23rd, 2018 at 2:26pm PDT.
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