Canyon Heights in North Vancouver is one of the most sought after areas in North Vancouver for estate style living. Canyon Heights is within arm’s reach of popular Edgemont Village, Grouse Mountain, and offers easy access to the upper levels highway & Vancouver. Local schools include Handsworth Senior Secondary, Highlands Elementary, and Montroyal Elementary. Canyon Heights is a large, totally residential, treed and varied sub-area. It offers everything Edgemont Villagefrom a 2000 sq.ft., newish home on a 33' lot to 5000 sq.ft. mini-estates on 1/3 acre of land. This area has a fairly high land value, so entry level homes are rare. Most homes are 40 years or younger, with the vast majority being 1950’s bungalows that have been remodeled. There are also a handful of townhomes at Montroyal Village.
It is bounded by the Capilano River to the West, the expensive homes and fantastic city views of Malaspina Heights to the North, Mosquito Creek's natural beauty to the East and the rarely available homes of Sunset Gardens to the South. Some of the most expensive homes of North Vancouver are in Canyon Heights.
Canyon Heights hosts the very popular Handsworth Senior Secondary School as well as Highlands Elementary, Canyon Heights Elementary, Cleveland Elementary and Montroyal Elementary Schools.
South on Capilano Road takes you to the Upper Levels Highway (Trans-Canada Highway 1) and west on the Upper Levels takes you to West Vancouver's Park Royal Shopping Centre. Heading further down Capilano Road brings you to Marine Drive, a main east-west commercial artery on the North Shore. Driving southeast, you reach Westview, where a shopping centre including a large food store, a liquor store and other shops can serve you. To the east, Edgemont Village, awaits.
Recreation abounds: Grouse Mountain Ski Resort is five minutes up the hill, and Capilano River Regional Park is steps to the west. The beach? Easy! Down Capilano Road, turn right at Marine Drive and turn south on 13th Street in West Vancouver. Ambleside Beach is at your feet. Finally, you can try Para-Sailing, landing in the field near Grouse Woods.