As one of the most desirable communities to live in Vancouver, you would expect to find more than just Mount Pleasant homes for sale. The mark of any great community in Vancouver is access to transportation, schools, and amenities. The Main and Broadway intersection is the heart of Mount Pleasant, and needless to say this makes the area very accessible to the downtown core as well as other regions of the city. Most homes in the neighbourhood are also just a 10 minute drive from Highway 1, providing easy access to the suburbs of Metro Vancouver. Moreover, with the construction of the Canada Line in addition to the Expo Line residents of Mount Pleasant have incomparable access to public transport. Add the major bus routes along Broadway and Main Street, travel to all corners of Vancouver is quick and effortless.
Another benefit of Mount Pleasant real estate is the availability of schools in the area. There are no fewer than 7 elementary schools serving the area, and Vancouver Technical Secondary School is the main secondary school. Parents with young children are often drawn to Mount Pleasant real estate because of the excellent access to good schools, immersion programs, and extracurricular activities such as top tier music and sports programs. For example, students at Van Tech can choose from several musical programs concert band, orchestra, and symphony orchestra as well as organized involvement in a variety of sports including but not limited to soccer, volleyball, swimming, basketball, wrestling, and track and field.
Finally, in recent years, Mount Pleasant Realtors selling in Mount Pleasant have noticed dramatic improvements in access to amenities and entertainment. A vibrant and eclectic neighbourhood, Mount Pleasant is now home to a wide range of unique stores and boutiques, restaurants representing a range of international cuisines, heritage homes and buildings, and a thriving artistic community. Current initiatives in the neighbourhood include turning streets into mini-parks in order to add green space. Without question, the availability of homes including new homes, converted heritage homes, condos and townhouses, as well as access to transportation, schools, and amenities make Mount Pleasant real estate some of the most sought after in Vancouver.