About Olympic Village
As it’s name implies Vancouver’s Olympic Village was designed and built to accommodate the influx of guests during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.
Located between Cambie Street Bridge and Main St. along False Creek, Olympic Village offers all the amenities anyone would ever need in addition to post-card views of Downtown Vancouver and the Science Center.
Types of Homes Found in Olympic Village
Olympic Village is primarily new construction condominiums. This is due to the entire area being developed at the same time to showcase Vancouver and all it has to offer its guests.
Buildings are designed to meet the highest standards and most received the Geo-Thermal LLED Certification. This commitment to quality is found in almost every aspect of the typical dwellings. Upscale finishings and appliances lend to the overall feeling of luxury living in the downtown core.
Add to this the magnificent views of False Creek and downtown Vancouver and you realize why this is such an attractive location for young professionals seeking that urban lifestyle in one of the best cities in the world. It’s low-maintenance and condo-inspired lifestyle is very attractive to retirees looking to downsize and simplify their lifestyle.
Amenities Located in Olympic Village
Being located in the middle of Vancouver’s city core has many advantages. For instance you don’t have to travel very far to experience local attractions, great shopping and mouth-watering restaurants.
Within the new developments you can find your own shopping district filled with everything you’ll ever need. Take a 5-minute walk down Main Street and you’ll be in historic Downtown Vancouver and it’s trendy shops in Yaletown.
If it’s a casual stroll you seek then just walk out your front door and you can find yourself walking on Vancouver’s famous Seawall. From The Science Center, through downtown as you hug False Creek you arrive at the Seawall to take you winding through Stanley Park and exit at the North End facing North Vancouver and Burrard Inlet. If it’s shopping and some delicious snacks check out the below spots.
Local Cafes & Favourite Spots
One of the most popular spots in Vancouver’s Olympic Village is the Craft Beer Market, shown in the image below. With it’s cool, barn-like appearance and amazing views this location is sure to impress anyone that visits.
If it’s tasty breads, appy’s and baked goods you seek then look no further than Terra’s Bread. Located on 1605 Manitoba Street you can find a lengthy lineup any time of day, so plan accordingly.
After you grab some tasty gluten it’s off to JJ Beans to grab some caffeine and recharge while you take in the sights.
For when it’s time to sit with friends and enjoy a great Italian meal you have to try Gusto – A Taste of Italy. Their authentic Italian menu will satisfy the most demanding food critic.
Olympic Village Realty Experts
Here at Jacob+Jacky we love the Olympic Village for all it has to offer. It’s proximity to Downtown, everything being new and upscale, a community bursting with like-minded young professionals and young families and, of course that view of the mountains.
Combine this with easy access to multiple SkyTrain stations, bus routes, and the Seawall and you can easily access any other part of Vancouver in minutes.
If you wish to view available listings in this neighbourhood feel free to click the button below to schedule a consultation.