Kitsilano property rentals can be hard to find, as the demand is high and the vacancy rate is low. Between its perfect location surrounded by stunning beaches, great shopping, and amazing restaurants, it also has a relaxed vibe making it a very desirable place to live. Whether you are looking for a patio to enjoy a summer night on, the newest shop on 4th Avenue, or a yoga studio that’s perfect for you, you’re bound to find it all in Kits! There are many beautiful beaches to hang out at all year around (but especially in the summer time) including; English Bay, Jericho Beach, Kitsilano Beach, Second Beach, Third Beach, Spanish Banks, Sunset Beach… The List goes on and on. Although there is so much to do in this lovely part of Vancouver, it is also an ideal spot for quiet living. While looking to buy or rent in Kitsilano, you will often notice that these unique houses have a welcoming and cherished feeling to them, making you feel right at home. Condos generally sit up on the edge of busy roads, whereas most homes tend to be tucked back in a more ‘low-traffic’ area. Having the option to spend your afternoon full of activities on West Broadway, or have a low key day at home in your quiet Kitsilano neighborhood is what makes living in this beautiful location so convenient. Another plus, is the transit in Kitsilano is one of the easiest and convenient to maneuver, so you will always find a quick and efficient way downtown. Guess what Kits?? We are now in your neighbourhood!!! We just opened our new office at 102-2078 West 4th, right across from Sophie’s Cosmic Cafe!
As West Vancouver Property Managers, Orca Realty is very excited to open our brand new second office in trendy Kitsilano. Our exceptional success on the North Shore has brought us across the Lion’s Gate Bridge to expand into the much sought after prime real estate of Kitsilano, Point Grey, Shaugnessy and of course all of downtown Vancouver. We look forward to bringing our specialized expertise to the west side.
Point Grey is one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods, with several generations of families residing in the fabulous properties along the waterfront. The popular spot is famous for two of the city’s sandy beaches. Jericho Beach has a well known sailing club that attracts many water lovers of all ages. Spanish Banks is a family favourite beach to bring the kids and barbeques. The homes across from both beaches are often occupied by well known movie stars who relish the privacy and scenery these panoramic beaches provide. Spectacular sunsets of course are a given on either beach.
Shaughnessy is populated by mostly professional residents and has many beautiful heritage properties. You will also find the VanDusen Botanical Gardens which tourists love to visit both in the day and in the evening as the light show at night is worth a look. As well, you can enjoy the several shopping centre’s in the area. Look for our infamous Orca Realty smart cars with the custom designed playful Orca Whale fins on top. People from all over the world love to have their pictures taken in front of our fun cars and they are great for the environment.
Downtown Vancouver is the hotspot for fabulous condo’s and contemporary apartments and we offer furnished and unfurnished suites to our potential renters. Everyone loves the fast paced downtown lifestyle and Vancouver offers some of the best restaurants and night life around. Whether you like Japanese food or Italian or whatever your culinary preference is, you will not be disappointed. The night life as well, fits all ages and tastes. If you are a sports enthusiast, we offer first rate hockey, football and soccer teams. Theatre buffs will enjoy a night out at either the Queen Elizabeth Theatre or the famous Orpheum Theatre. It will give you a chance to wear some fancy clothes and take out your favorite partner for a memory filled evening. If you enjoy a smaller venue the two Granville Island Theatre’s are a great place to catch a local play and enjoy a glass of wine at the same time. You can also explore the Island itself, which is a tourist mecca for eating establishments, local fresh markets and several independent artist shops to browse.
Stanley Park is one of the most beautiful and largest parks in the world with over 8 million visitors every year. It has 3 main glorious beaches and spectacular floral summer gardens. You can also visit the Vancouver Aquarium while you are in the park and see Beluga Whales, Dolphins, Harbour Seals and much more. Stroll along the walkways on a sunny day and you will encounter many working artists painting and don’t be surprised when they offer to sketch your portrait right on the spot. So as you can see, this is why we are very excited to expand and explore this incredible opportunity over the bridge and to grow along with our fantastic city.