Kensington-Cedar Cottage real estate guide & listings for sale

Kensington-Cedar Cottage is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. Green spaces are very well-spread out and there are about 10 of them close by for residents to unwind in, making it easy to access them. This neighbourhood is also quiet, as the streets are usually reasonably calm.


This neighbourhood does not require use of a car because several other modes of transportation are accessible. The very good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. There are about 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. This area is also a very pleasant part of Vancouver for pedestrians; many common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle, and there are also a fair number of businesses nearby. Biking is convenient in this area since the bicycling infrastructure is very comprehensive.


In Kensington-Cedar Cottage, about 45% of buildings are duplexes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This neighbourhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. About 30% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.


Families will find that wherever their house is located in this part of Vancouver, schools and daycares are close by. Families have the choice between public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. With regards to eating, it is very easy to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any location in Kensington-Cedar Cottage. Moreover, thanks to over 150 restaurants and around 40 coffee shops, this area is a fairly good place in which to eat out, for instance on Victoria Drive. It is also easy to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot.

Neighbourhood Listings

Courtesy of Terry Eng, RE/MAX City Realty
MLS® #: R2447791


728 E 37 AVE, Vancouver, BC, V5W 1G1

6 bed|3 bath|2597 sqft|house
Park Georgia Realty Ltd.
MLS® #: R2447390


5379 SHERBROOKE ST, Vancouver, BC, V5W 3M6

4 bed|2 bath|2309 sqft|house
Reign Realty
MLS® #: R2447497


886 KING EDWARD AVE E, Vancouver, BC, V5V 2E4

10 bed|8 bath|3964 sqft|house
Paul Eviston, RE/MAX Select Properties
MLS® #: R2447455


5514 CULLODEN ST, Vancouver, BC, V5W 3R8

6 bed|4 + 2 bath|3571 sqft|house
Oakwyn Realty Downtown Ltd.
MLS® #: R2447277


823 E 15 AVE, Vancouver, BC, V5T 2S1

3 bed|2 + 1 bath|1357 sqft|house
Stilhavn Real Estate Services
MLS® #: R2447319


1319 E 29 AVE, Vancouver, BC, V5V 2T4

5 bed|2 bath|2213 sqft|house
Oakwyn Realty Ltd.
MLS® #: R2446835


3495 INVERNESS STREET, Vancouver, BC, V5V 0C9

3 bed|2 + 1 bath|1317 sqft|townhouse
Interlink Realty
MLS® #: R2447129


806 - 2221 E 30 AVE, Vancouver, BC, V5N 0G6

3 bed|2 bath|1070 sqft|condo
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