Shaughnessy, Vancouver

Population: 9020
Homes: 2970
Average Income: $136,252
Area: 447 hectares
School Catchment: Eric Hamber, Prince of Wales

Shaughnessy is an almost entirely residential neighbourhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, spanning about 447 hectares in a relatively central locale. It is bordered by 16th Avenue to the north, 41st Avenue to the south, Oak Street to the east, and Arbutus Street/West Boulevard to the west. Recent census estimates place its population at 9020, hailing from 2970 households. It was named after Thomas Shaughnessy, 1st Baron Shaughnessy, former president of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

The neighbourhood's residents have an average annual household income of $136,252 and family income of $153,895. It is also the site of many historical homes, especially in First Shaughnessy. 51.5% of the neighbourhood's homes were built before or during World War II, compared with 20.8% for the city at large. This is largely due to the 1981 First Shaughnessy Official Development Plan by-law, which promotes private property ownership and single-family dwelling, while limiting property subdivision and population density.

The neighbourhood was created in 1907 by the Canadian Pacific Railway, then the largest real estate developer in Canada. It was meant as an alternative to the West End, which was the traditional home for the budding city's elite. Thanks to aggressive marketing by the Railroad, highly regulated development and a stronger degree of exclusiveness, it gradually took the latter's status over the past century.

Shaughnessy is home to Little Flower Academy, Vancouver College, York House School and Shaughnessy Elementary School. There are no public high schools in Shaughnessy: The neighbourhood is in the catchment area of each of Eric Hamber Secondary School, in Oakridge, or Prince of Wales Secondary School, in Arbutus Ridge.

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Main Photo: 5210 MARGUERITE Street in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale in "Shaughnessy" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # R2139784


5210 MARGUERITE Street Vancouver V6M 3K2 : Shaughnessy

Residential Detached
4 beds, 4 baths, Built: 1924, 3,378 sq. ft.
A Storybook home in prime Shaughnessy location. So much character and charm. Beautiful street appeal. Generous sized 66 x 162 ft lot ( 10672 sq ft) with RS-5 zoning. The back yard is like a park with old growth trees, intimate sitting areas and 2 car garage. The home... Details
RE/MAX Andrew Hasman
No Photo Available: 27 4900 CARTIER Street in Vancouver: Shaughnessy Townhouse for sale in "SHAUGHNESSY PLACE II" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # R2148814


27 4900 CARTIER Street Vancouver V6M 4H2 : Shaughnessy

Residential Attached
3 beds, 3 baths, Built: 1981, 2,189 sq. ft.
Welcome to Shaughnessy Place II. Located just behind the Van Dusen Gardens, this picture perfect setting is truly only for the most discerning of buyers. This spacious 2,189 sf end unit townhome offers 3 bdrms & 2.5 baths. As you enter through the front door, you will... Details
Royal Pacific Rlty. (Kingsway)
Main Photo: 3818 CYPRESS Street in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # R2148615


3818 CYPRESS Street Vancouver V6J 3P3 : Shaughnessy

Residential Detached
4 beds, 5 baths, Built: 2003, 3,700 sq. ft.
RARE OFFERING! This exquisite luxury residence in first Shaughnessy cannot be replaced! Exceptional custom built home offering the finest in quality materials... Details
Royal Pacific Realty Corp.
Main Photo: 1263 NANTON Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # R2147166


1263 NANTON Avenue Vancouver V6H 2C7 : Shaughnessy

Residential Detached
5 beds, 4 baths, Built: 1925, 4,550 sq. ft.
Beautiful Tudor style family home on impressive 66'x120.86' lot in prestigious Shaughnessy! 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths (one ensuite) upstairs, formal Living room & Dining room, main floor family room and fantastic kitchen with large centre island and breakfast nook... Details
Royal Pacific Realty Corp.
Main Photo: 1981 W 19TH Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # R2146913


1981 W 19TH Avenue Vancouver V6J 2P2 : Shaughnessy

Residential Detached
6 beds, 6 baths, Built: 1913, 5,848 sq. ft.
Shaughnessy Charm. This Estate w/ progressive updates restored over the years on a desirable North/South 100' x 125' garden lot offers over 5,840 sq ft living area. It has beautiful woodwork & built-ins throughout. Traditional cross hall L/R & D/R, a den & an enormous... Details
Macdonald Realty - Manyee Lui
Main Photo: 1520 W 32ND Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # R2146618


1520 W 32ND Avenue Vancouver V6J 3A6 : Shaughnessy

Residential Detached
8 beds, 8 baths, Built: 1992, 7,097 sq. ft.
Great investment and potential development site located in prestige Second Shaughnessy area. Zoned RS-5 this large 18,759 sq ft Lot offers a custom built 7,000 sq ft 3 level mansion. This world renowned West Side neighbourhood offers beautiful parks, some of the best... Details
RE/MAX Commercial Advantage
Main Photo: 101 1004 WOLFE Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy Condo for sale in "ALVARADO" (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # R2145911


101 1004 WOLFE Avenue Vancouver V6H 1V7 : Shaughnessy

Residential Attached
1 beds, 1 baths, Built: 1929, 784 sq. ft.
You have found the perfect blend of yesterday & tomorrow. This boutique building has retained it's original charm & this suite is beautifully renovated to exceed your highest expectations. This bright North East corner home features spacious rooms, open floor plan... Details
Sutton Grp-West Coast (Brdwy)
Main Photo: 4450 OSLER Street in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # R2145446


4450 OSLER Street Vancouver V6H 2X9 : Shaughnessy

Residential Detached
6 beds, 5 baths, Built: 1924, 3,747 sq. ft.
Wonderful 6 bedroom & den, 4.5 bath family home on a 50 x 120ft property in prime Shaughnessy locale! This 2 level home w/basement offers spacious living rm w/wood f/p, delightful dining rm, bright kitchen w/breakfast bar & eating area + opens to your east-facing... Details
Faith Wilson Group
Main Photo: 4765 MARGUERITE Street in Vancouver: Shaughnessy Home for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # R2145162


4765 MARGUERITE Street Vancouver V6J 4H1 : Shaughnessy

Land Only
4765 Marguesrite 48.1x151 SF= 7,263 SF lot in the best part of Shaughnessy, West of Granville and North of 33rd. Walking distance to York House, Shaughnessy Elementary, Little Flower Academy and Prince of Wales Secondary. A world class mansion can be built on the Land... Details
Sutton Grp-West Coast (w.blvd)
Main Photo: 1889 MATTHEWS Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS(r) # R2144898


1889 MATTHEWS Avenue Vancouver V6J 5M5 : Shaughnessy

Residential Detached
4 beds, 6 baths, Built: 2003, 3,821 sq. ft.
A timeless Mansion in prestige First Shaughnessy! Build in the magnificent Greencroft manor in 2003! The home of Eric Hamber, the lieutenant-Governor of BC. Many important guests entertained here including: Louis St. Laurent F. Roosevelt, King George VI & Queen... Details
Luxmore Realty
Listing information last updated on March 23, 2017

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