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Cambie is nestled between 16th Av to the north, 41st Av to the south, Oak St to the west, and Ontario St to the east. Cambie is home to one of the city’s largest and most picturesque parks, Queen Elizabeth Park and the must see Bloedel Floral Conservatory. Home of Little Mountain, Vancouver’s highest point, and the City's geographical centre, Cambie offers spectacular views of the downtown core and surrounding area. With recently completed Canada Line, the area has become a vibrant and beautiful neighbourhood appealing to all.

Outdoors and Activities:

Cambie is home to some of Metro Vancouver’s most beautiful and beloved parks, Douglas Park, Riley Park and of course world famous Queen Elizabeth Park, home to Seasons in the Park, one of the city’s most desirable fine dining restaurants. The acclaimed Van Dusen Botanical Gardens on Oak St is must see, and Douglas Park Community Centre is one of the city’s most popular neighbourhood recreational facilities. There are several off-leash areas for dog owners, and plenty of areas to dedicated to soccer, baseball, field hockey, football, walking, jogging, and track and field. Within striking distance of the Cambie neighbourhood is the Langara Golf Course, a traditional-style par 71 course, built in 1926. With contoured, tree-lined fairways and large rolling greens, this walk-able course, set in the heart of Vancouver, appeals to all levels of players. There is a long list of outdoor activities for the lucky residents of the Cambie neighbourhood.


Schools:

  • Elementary
    • Emily Carr Elementary 
    • Edith Cavell Elementary
  • Secondary
    • Eric Hamber Secondary School. 
  • French
    • Rose-Des-Vents
    •  Ecole Secondaire Jules Verne.
  • Private:
    • York House,
    • St. Georges Academy
    • Little Flower Academy 


Housing:

Cambie is home to a large number of heritage houses built circa 1910-1920 and is the latest neighbourhood to undergo massive rezoning along the Cambie corridor. New condo projects are being developed all along the Skytrain line bringing in new blood to this well established neighbourhood. With an eclectic mix of low-rise and mid-rise condo buildings there are many housing options today, and many more to come in the future, for those looking to purchase in this stellar sub-area, and for those looking for a detached house along a quiet tree lined street, yet still centrally located the Cambie area can not be beat. 

Shopping and Restaurants:
Cambie offers a wide array of shopping opportunities from the sprawling Oakridge Centre, with many top designers and high end boutiques to the Cambie corridor with a numerous neighbourhood shops and bistros. Large chain outlets, government liquor store, to gas stations can also be found along the corridor. With such a diverse supply of possibilities, many Cambie residents are able stay local and find everything they need in their immediate neighbourhood..


Transportation:

Cambie is one of the most accessible sub-areas in all of Metro Vancouver. The Cambie corridor provides direct access To the downtown core to the north and to YVR to the south, car, bus, or Skytrain. West 16th, West 25th (aka King Edward), and West 41st all provide easy access to UBC. Langara College and Langara Golf Course, a traditional-style par 71 course with tree-lined fairways and large rolling greens, are both within striking distance of Cambie’s southern border.

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