Located on the west side of the City of Vancouver, South Granville is a trendy residential neighbourhood with a retail district along the southern portion of one of the city's busiest north-south thoroughfares, Granville Street.
Stretching from the Granville Street Bridge south to 16th Avenue, South Granville has been a high-end shopping destination since the beginning of the 20th century. As a result, the community that has developed around it is fairly affluent. Real estate in South Granville consists mainly of apartments (91%), most of which are in older low-rise (under five stories) buildings. The average price for an apartment or condominium property in South Granville in 2007 was $459,686 higher than the average for Vancouver as a whole. Detached, single-family homes in South Granville are rare, and those that do exist are often in pricey estates closer to Shaughnessy. View South Granville MLS® listings
South Granville Amenities
South Granville Shopping
Often referred to as "Gallery Row," South Granville is famous for its collection of superb art galleries about 25 of them, interspersed with chic fashion boutiques, high-end home décor shops, gourmet marketplaces, beauty salons and financial institutions.
Schools and Education in or near South Granville
South Granville Cafés and Restaurants
There's no shortage of coffee outlets on Granville Street two Starbucks, a Second Cup and plenty of independents. South Granville is also home to some of Vancouver's best eateries, including West Restaurant + Bar (regional cuisine), and Vij's (award-winning Indian fusion).
South Granville Sports and Recreation
The main recreational facility in South Granville is the private Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club.
South Granville Transportation
South Granville is serviced by the No. 10 TransLink bus to Downtown, while the 99 B-Line express bus runs to UBC and eastern SkyTrain stations along Broadway Avenue. The neighbourhood is also easily accessible by car, as it is on a main thoroughfare between Downtown Vancouver and the Vancouver International Airport.
South Granville Property Statistics
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*Source: MLS® Link Housing Price Index for South Granville, February 2011 **Source: http://www.bizmapbc.com/
South Granville Demographics
Population* 24,820 *Source: http://www.bizmapbc.com/
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|45 to 54||13.0%|
|35 to 44||19.0%|
|20 to 34||34.0%|
|20 and under||9.0%|
Suburbs surrounding South Granville