North Burnaby Real Estate
From turn-of-the-century homes in Burnaby Heights to the modern condo developments going up in Brentwood, there’s a piece of North Burnaby real estate that fits the vision you have for your dream home. The 15 neighbourhoods that make up North Burnaby such as Burnaby Heights and Brentwood contain some of the most desirable Lower Mainland real estate available.
Living in North Burnaby
First incorporated in 1892, Burnaby was officially declared a city in 1992, on its centennial anniversary. These days, North Burnaby is known for offering all the modern conveniences of living in a major city, while providing expanses of nature so large you completely forget you’re surrounded by buildings.
Spanning west to east from Boundary Road to Burnaby Mountain, and north to south from Burrard Inlet to Lougheed Highway, North Burnaby is not only home to diverse real estate but also home to a population diverse in family size, age, culture, and income level. It is a historical area of immigration and is also the traditional territory of several Coast Salish Nations.
This multifaceted nature continues to define North Burnaby today. With its vast variety of shops and amenities, restaurants, schools, cultural institutions, sporting organizations, and various community groups, there is a piece of North Burnaby real estate that offers just what you need to live your life exactly as you’ve always imagined.
The schools of North Burnaby
The children and youth of North Burnaby, which is part of School District 41, attend one of the area’s 14 elementary schools or four secondary schools. The education opportunities span public and private, French immersion and arts and sports focuses, Independent Schools and Mini Schools. Whatever your child’s learning needs, there is a school in North Burnaby that will support them and develop their potential.
Recreation in North Burnaby
It’s obvious that any outdoor-sports lovers are going to love living in North Burnaby. Biking, hiking, kayaking, canoeing—you name it, we’ve got it. But the area is also located a short drive from the city’s cluster of art institutions at Deer Lake, including Burnaby Art Gallery, the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, and Burnaby Village Museum. And soon, the newly revamped Brentwood Town Centre will be unveiled (spring 2019), offering mixed-use public areas and 250 retail spaces—enough to rival Metrotown!
The parks of North Burnaby
It won’t take long after you move into your North Burnaby home to realize one of the things the area does better than almost anywhere else in the world: parks. In fact, Burnaby officially has one of the highest ratios of parkland to residents in North America—nearly a quarter of the city is green or open space.
North Burnaby, nestled against the shore of Burrard Inlet and home to Burnaby Mountain, has some of the best of the best. Confederation Park, the Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area, Montrose Park, and Burnaby Lake are just a few of the spectacular green spaces that will be located just minutes from own little piece of North Burnaby real estate.
Getting around North Burnaby
Due to being located in the centre of the Metro Vancouver Regional District, the public transportation system in North Burnaby is excellent. The SkyTrain runs along the southern border of the area, following Lougheed Highway, and the 95 B-line bus runs straight through, connecting the Simon Fraser University campus to Downtown Vancouver on an express line. Dozens of other bus routes crisscross North Burnaby, offering sustainable and affordable transit options.
The car share service Modo also has cars placed across North Burnaby.