Neighbourhood Guide

MacKenzie Heights

West SIde, Vancouver

This quaint west side community oozes with charm & showcased by huge, tree-lined lots, character homes & a small commercial corridore on McKenzie St. & 33rd Ave.

Quaint, cute and highly coveted.

Perched high above the city, MacKenzie Heights is a lovely & picturesque community that overlooks Downtown & the North Shore Mountains.

MacKenzie Heights is a popular neighbourhood in the West area of Vancouver. Stunning panoramic views of the city and North Shore Mountains, quite tree-lined streets, large parks and a cute retail village – it’s no wonder why MacKenzie Heights is also known as Vancouver’s hidden gem.

On The Map

MacKenzie Heights is located on the west side of Vancouver and bordered by Dunbar, Quilchena, Arbutus and Kerrisdale.


If you love the outdoors then you'll love spending time at Balclava Park.

Centrally located in the community, this large park offers playgrounds and a large running track.

The park has an added bonus of being a lighted field, making it ideal for evening rugby or softball games. There’s also an dog off-leash area for your four legged friends.  Blocks away is the stunning and natural beauty of Pacific Spirit Regional Park – a 2,160 acre park located just west of the neighbourhood in UBC’s University Endowment Lands.


You're only minutes away from some of the top private and public schools in the city.

The neighbourhood doesn't have schools or a community centre within it's boundaries, but you're literally a hop, skip and jump away from plenty of excellent schools and amenities.

The nearby Dunbar Community Centre is boasts a fitness centre, squash courts, indoor cycling & pre-school programs.

For families, there are many choices for schools nearby. Elementary schools include Carnarvon Elementary and Trafalgar Elementary  For older students, Prince of Wales Secondary, Point Grey Secondary and Magee Secondary are close by.  The west side is dotted with prestigious private schools including Crofton House, St. Georges, Immaculate Conception, York House, Little Flower Academy and Vancouver College.


Shop local is the name of the game in MacKenzie Heights.

Even though there's options nearby, you'll find that the residents tend to shop at home with shops & services along MacKenzie street & 33rd Ave.

Butter Baked Goods is adored by locals for their gourmet baked goods, and you’ll see residents line up outside Bigsby the Bakehouse is always for it’s famous apple, pumpkin & pecan pie.  Other hot spots include Windsor Meats and Quince Fine Florals

If you’re looking for more options, you can find several shops & services only minutes away in Kerrisdale Village with more than 200 shops for boutique shopping, electronics, ethnic food and much more.

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