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Vancouver has a lot to offer as a city. There are highly rated restaurants and bars, endless events and entertainment and, perhaps best of all, some of the most spectacular natural views. When talking with my clients, I try to describe just how accessible the great outdoors are to Vancouver residents. The strong connection with nature makes this city one of the most clean, welcoming and safe areas to live in British Columbia.


But don’t just take my word for it! See for yourself how our UBC homes will keep you within arm’s reach of some of Vancouver’s best outdoor attractions.


Take a Break in Pacific Spirit Regional Park

Not far from the University of British Columbia is the Pacific Spirit Regional Park. This nature preserve is huge, offering more than 73 km of hiking and walking trails for visitors. Not far from the park, there are plenty of UBC homes for sale as well, which offer the perfect balance of urban living and natural escapes. Take a moment for an impromptu afternoon walk, or spend the day there with a picnic and good friends. This is a little slice of paradise in the middle of the city.


Become a Local with a Visit to Stanley Park

Stanley Park is a gorgeous spiritual haven with lots to offer. Locals love to hang out here and enjoy the shaded walking paths, sandy beaches and famous totem poles. The Seawall promenade also offers breathtaking views of the woods, sea and sky for hikers and bikers to enjoy.


With so many great park options, it’s easy to see that there’s never a dull moment for Vancouver residents. There are always new parks to discover and trails to explore.


Combine City Views with Tranquil Nature at the Chinese Garden

The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is another staple of Vancouver living. Escape from the hustle of busy urban life and experience the soothing sounds flowing water.


If you want to make an event out of it, you can even book a guided tour that describes the symbolism and history of the garden. Tours typically last about 45 minutes and are yet another way to gain appreciation for all that Vancouver has to offer.


Spend a Day at the Beach

I couldn’t talk about Vancouver’s wonderful outdoor attractions without mentioning the many beaches the city has to offer. Families and students flock to the beaches when the weather warms up, but it’s also the perfect spot to watch sunsets all year round.


Enjoy the heated pool and playground on Stanley Park’s Second Beach. Or take a detour downtown to the English Bay Beach. With spring just around the corner, you can even plan a weekend barbeque on Third Beach, another more secluded area in Stanley Park.


Explore UBC Homes Today

The current state of Vancouver’s real estate market may seem confusing and uncertain, but it’s a great time for home buyers. I’m happy to help assist you in finding the perfect UBC home, in a place where you can fully take advantage of all the city’s outdoor attractions.


There are listings I would love to show you. So, please, give the number at the top of the page a call. I look forward to helping you.