Neighbourhood Guide


West Side, Vancouver

Anchored by Quilchena Park, a large urban oasis with the north shore. mountains as a backdrop, this tranquil neighbourhood offers exemplary peaceful west side living.

Home to The Arbutus Club & historic Hellenic Community.

Quilchena is an affluent area known for mature tree-lined streets, luxury single family homes, and it's central location where UBC, Downtown Vancouver and YVR airport are easy to access.

The neighbourhood is lined with large, estate style heritage homes, that are part of the neighbourhood undeniable charm.  Large green spaces, great schools and the newly redeveloped Arbutus Shopping Centre all add to Quilchena’s livability and make the community a highly sought after locale. 

On The Map

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


At the heart of the community is Quilchena Park.

What was once the Quilchena Golf Course has since transformed into a green oasis with a view of the north shore mountains.

Quilchena Park is the anchor of the neighbourhood. Pathways weave their way through the rolling manicured greenscape and lead you to playgrounds, ball diamonds, tennis courts and a skateboard park. You’ll see residents leisurely walking throughout the park, usually with their four legged friends.  It’s a great environment to relax in the heart of the city.

Prince of Wales Park in Quilchena features a soccer field and plenty of room for strolling or relaxing. The west side of the park is a hit on snowy days for winter sledding.


One of the premier private clubs in the city, The Arbutus Club, lies in the heart of Quilchena.

A landmark since 1964, The Arbutus Club offers a full range of activities for families.

The quality of life in Quilchena is exemplary. With easy access to amenities, recreation and quick access to downtown, UBC, or Kerrisdale, it’s a great place to call home.

The Arbutus Club is a prestigious private club with deluxe indoor tennis facilities and a modern recreation complex.

Eduction options in the neighbourhood are second to none.  Families have planety to choose from, between public or private institutions. Quilchena Elementary and Prince of Wales Secondary are always top public choices. Nearby private schools include Vancouver College, Little Flower Academy & York House for girls and St. George’s Senior School for boys.


The new constructed Arbutus Shopping Centre highlights the shopping in the community.

Residents have quick access on Arbutus Street to Kerrisdale Village and the shops & services along West Broadway.

The Arbutus Shopping Centre in Quilchena includes Safeway, BC Liquor, Bank of Montreal, Westland Insurance & Dance Co. A small strip mall on Arbutus has some small shops including Finest At Sea, a favourite for Vancouverites. Just a few blocks south of the Quilchena neighbourhood, numerous high quality shops & services can be found along 41st Avenue in Kerrisdale Village.

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