285 RABBIT Lane
West Vancouver, BC V7S 1J1

$1,588,000
Single Family Home
5 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
Interior: 2,800 sqft
Lot: 52,751 sqft
 

Neighborhood Info

Community Profile

 The best-known area of West Vancouver is the British Properties.

The homes of this exclusive community are strategically located to blend with the natural landscape of the North Shore. Sitting high on the mountainside, many of the large luxurious homes offer incredible ocean views that stretch from Mount Baker in Washington State to Vancouver Island

Homes are custom designed to suit the natural surroundings and irregular, sloped lots.  Lot sizes in the British Properties are generally very large to accommodate homes that exceed 6000 square feet and offer a desirable private setting.

Development of the exclusive enclave known as British Properties began in 1931, backed by money from the Guinness family -- the brewers. British Pacific Properties Limited built the landmark Lions Gate bridge that connects West Vancouver with Vancouver, and this was instrumental in the development of Park Royal as a shopping mecca for residents of British Properties and the North Shore.

Perched on the steep slopes of Cypress Mountain, British Properties homes enjoy spectacular views of Burrard Inlet. Home prices range from $535,000 (for building lots) to $7.5 million.

And the lifestyle is worth it, with skiing at Cypress Provincial Park above, golfing at the Capilano Golf and Country Club, and prime educational institutions, such as Collingwood School and Mulgrave School. Restaurants and shopping abound along Marine Drive in the adjacent Dundarave and Ambleside villages, as well as at Park Royal.

British Properties Amenities

British Properties Shopping

Park Royal, the neighbourhood’s original shopping centre, remains a key retail destination for British Properties residents.

Schools and Education in British Properties

Primary and secondary


Secondary schools


British Properties Cafés and Restaurants

Salmon House on the Hill and Fraîche Restaurant are two well-known and fine-dining establishments serving the residents of British Properties.

British Properties Sports and Recreation

British Properties may be high above the harbour, but local residents need moorage, too. West Vancouver Yacht Club in Eagle Harbour is the local marina. Those seeking terrestrial pursuits, particularly golf, can turn to Capilano Golf & Country Club and for many other great recreational amenities, Hollyburn Country Club.

British Properties Transportation

West Vancouver’s "Blue Bus" system has a designated route serving British Properties, which is also linked to the rest of the region via the Upper Levels Highway and Marine Drive.

British Properties Property Statistics

Home prices*
Detached $2,314,787

Semi-detached

$900,000
Apartments N/A

*Source: Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver - average price for the past 12 months (March 2011).

British Properties Demographics

Population*– 5,230 (2006)
*Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

Age*
60+ 24.2%
40 to 59 33.1%
20 to 39 19.7%
5 to 19 19.1%
0 to 4 3.9%

*Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

Occupancy*
Fully owned 88.6% ("Owners")
Rented 11.1%

*Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

Dwellings*

Detached

88.9% (“Houses”)
Semi-detached 2.2%
Apartments 8.6%

*Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

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Homeland Realty
604-317-9877
Email:  angela@angelanaderi.com
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285 RABBIT Lane
West Vancouver, BC V7S 1J1

Offered at
$1,588,000

Single Family Home
5 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
Interior: 2,800 sqft
Lot: 52,751 sqft

Huge 1.2 Acre Lot for Sale in British Properties, West Vancouver

Attention all builders & investors - Huge 52,751 SF lot (1.211 Acre) with 230 frontage. Great opportunity to invest, renovate, hold for now or build your dream home. The existing two level 2800 SF house features 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and is in good original condition. Very livable w/some TLC needed. Can rent for 3K a month. Circular driveway to the house. Completely private setting. Prestigious lower British properties neighborhood. 5 minutes drive to Park Royal shopping center and all the amenities. Close to schools, Capilano Golf course, Hollyburn Country club.

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For more information contact:
Angela Naderi
Homeland Realty
Phone: 604-317-9877
angela@angelanaderi.com

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