Highest- and Lowest-Priced Listed Homes in… UBC

Vashti Singh
May 2, 2016

If you think of UBC as strictly the stomping grounds of UBC students and faculty, you’re missing out on all the great things this neighbourhood has to offer (see our article debunking the myths of life in the UBC neighbourhood). Many residents of this West Side neighbourhood are not affiliated with the university at all, and the numbers are only growing.

In the first of our new series on the highest- and lowest-priced properties in different Vancouver neighbourhoods, you can check out how the wide range of available properties at UBC stack up.



Highest: Walter Gage Road


Three-bedroom, three-bathroom condo

2,284 square feet

Price per square foot: $1,699

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This three-bedroom, three-bathroom condo has breathtaking water and mountain views. The building is just under 10 years old and the unit is a spacious 2,284 square feet.

Lowest: Agronomy Road


One-bedroom, one-bathroom condo

660 square feet

Price per square foot: $680

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For first-time buyers or investors, the lowest-priced condo currently listed in UBC comes in at almost a third of the price per square foot of the highest-priced condo currently listed. This one-bedroom unit with a practical floor plan and sweet, sunny patio. For investors, there’s a tenant in-situ, currently renting for $1,700 per month.



Highest: Iona Drive


Three-bedroom, four-bathroom townhome

2,488 square feet

Price per square foot: $642

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This lovely and spacious townhome is set in a quiet area of UBC. Featuring three levels, an open concept gourmet kitchen, and steam bath with heated floors, this three-bedroom home has a den that could be converted into an additional bedroom. The townhouse also has gorgeous mountain views and a large walkout deck.

Lowest: Birney Avenue


Three-bedroom, two-bathroom townhome

1,195 square feet

Price per square foot: $987


This family-sized home has three-bedrooms set in a two-level townhouse in a six-story low-rise building. Developed by award-winning architects, it boasts modern features such as high-end kitchen appliances, wide plank engineered hardwood floors and custom kitchen cabinets.


Single-Family Houses

Highest: Western Parkway


Five-bedroom, six-bathroom detached house

5,800 square feet

Price per square foot: $2,222

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This concrete, contemporary mansion is located in the heart of UBC. Set on an enormous 80-by-172-foot (13,800-square-foot) lot this modern, three-level house is the ultimate in luxury. Huge balconies and large windows help you take in the stunning mountain and water views in this three-year old single-family house.  

Lowest: Chancellor Boulevard


Four-bedroom, three-bathroom detached house

2,224 square feet

Price per square foot: $1,798

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Yes, the lowest-priced detached house on our current list is just shy of $4 million. This 1950’s modern, split-level home was completely restored and renovated recently. Set on an 11,500 square foot corner lot, the unique house has an outdoor pool and striking exposed beams and ceilings.