Neighbourhood Series: Living in Vancouver

Some call it the big city, some call it a little city. One thing is for sure: there’s plenty to get up to when you’re in the middle of it all and it doesn’t get more in the middle than Olympic Village.

With transit access to the entire lower mainland in walking distance and easy corridors to drive into, past, or away from the city, this neighbourhood is a true gem and gives you both the hustle and bustle of the city and the community feeling of living just outside of it. This beautiful area was developed for (you guessed it) the Olympics and has continued being developed since then becoming one of Vancouver’s most sought-after and greenest areas.

In keeping with Vancouver’s Greenest City targets, the Olympic Village uses innovative energy efficiency and sustainability systems like solar heating and green roofs.

The Grand Prize – #2201-1618 Quebec Street, Vancouver (CENTRAL) – Sub-penthouse / 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms / 1,350 sq. ft.

This exciting 2-bedroom penthouse apartment (with 2 parking stalls) is an ideal ‘Income for Life’ investment! It’s a gorgeous property in a wonderful building, on the doorstep of downtown. Science World is across the street, as is False Creek and the Seawall.

If you’re looking for a vibrant city-living experience, you’re going to love this Grand Prize home – and we’re very proud to offer you the chance to live in one of the world’s most beautiful, charming locations! This $2.3 million Grand Prize also comes with $50,000 cash for furnishings and appliances, a 2020 Tesla Model 3, a ‘European Escape’ travel gift card (from CWT Vacations), and $250,000 cash.

Scroll down below to see more photos of this beautiful community, plus top-rated restaurants and activities/attractions in the area, which can appeal to the energetic and the experienced alike.

TOP RESTAURANTS

Earnest Ice Cream – 1829 Quebec Street, Vancouver

CRAFT Beer Market – 85 1st Avenue W, Vancouver

Tap & Barrel – Olympic Village – 75 Athletes Way, False Creek, Vancouver

Terra Breads – Olympic Village Cafe – 1605 Manitoba Street, Vancouver

The Flying Pig – Olympic Village – 127 2nd Avenue W, Vancouver

Argo Cafe – 1836 Ontario Street, Vancouver

Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie – 163 Keefer Street, Vancouver

TOP ATTRACTIONS

BC Place Stadium

Science World

Pacific Central Station

Historical Chinatown Tours

Vancouver Food Tour and Vancouver Foodie Tours

Vancouver Brewery Tours and Canadian Craft Tours

False Creek

Within 2.5 kilometres:

Granville Island

Bill Reid Gallery

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

MAP OF OLYMPIC VILLAGE

Note that not all locations may be open or providing delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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