False Creek

The south shore of False Creek has its origins as an industrial park, but today is a highly walkable, mixed-use community of primarily residential housing in the form of apartment buildings. The Telus World of Science anchors the area visually to the east, and the art deco Burrard Street Bridge to the west. Bicycle routes, green spaces, and walkable waterfront make this a popular area for active types, and at the heart of the neighbourhood is the 2010 Olympic Village, a high-density waterfront “village” possessing much in the way of nearby shopping and restaurants, with crystal-clear views of downtown, just across the water. This community is also blessed to include the Granville Island Public Market, a bustling waterfront shopping oasis beloved by tourists and locals alike. 

False Creek Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.1M
Lowest Price $598K
Highest Price $3.6M
Total Listings 70
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.2K

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# 618 38 W 1st Avenue, Vancouver

$729,900

# 618 38 W 1st Avenue, Vancouver

1 Bed 1 Bath 547 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2751465

Stilhavn Real Estate ServicesReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 206 181 W 1st Avenue, Vancouver

$1,375,000

# 206 181 W 1st Avenue, Vancouver

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,128 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2751381

Oakwyn Realty Downtown Ltd.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 805 1616 Columbia Street, Vancouver

$1,999,000

# 805 1616 Columbia Street, Vancouver

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,153 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2751203

Regent Park Realty Inc.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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1587 Mariner Walk, Vancouver

$1,500,000

1587 Mariner Walk, Vancouver

2 Beds 3 Baths 1,523 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2750936

Sutton Group-West Coast RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 405 1661 Ontario Street, Vancouver

$975,000

# 405 1661 Ontario Street, Vancouver

1 Bed 1 Bath 900 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2750910

eXp RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 807 1887 Crowe Street, Vancouver

$699,000

# 807 1887 Crowe Street, Vancouver

1 Bed 1 Bath 594 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2750823

Oakwyn Realty Ltd.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 1602 1783 Manitoba Street, Vancouver

$1,268,000

# 1602 1783 Manitoba Street, Vancouver

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,000 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2750803

RE/MAX All Points RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 101 1477 Fountain Way, Vancouver

$849,900

# 101 1477 Fountain Way, Vancouver

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,127 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2750611

Jovi Realty Inc.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 708 445 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver

$674,900

# 708 445 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver

1 Bed 1 Bath 631 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2750449

Oakwyn Realty Ltd.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 501 170 Athletes Way, Vancouver

$3,588,000

# 501 170 Athletes Way, Vancouver

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,974 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2750377

Rennie & Associates Realty Ltd.Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 605 518 Moberly Road, Vancouver

$988,000

# 605 518 Moberly Road, Vancouver

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,045 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2750292

RE/MAX Crest RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

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# 1009 288 W 1st Avenue, Vancouver

$1,188,000

# 1009 288 W 1st Avenue, Vancouver

2 Beds 2 Baths 887 SqFt Residential Attached MLS® # R2749992

RE/MAX Crest RealtyReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Logo

False Creek Real Estate

False Creek is split into two segments, False Creek North features high-density residential and commercial development and False Creek South which is a medium density residential portion of the neighbourhood. The styles of these two segments vary widely and offer a very different vibe.

Residential real estate in False Creek North is primarily condo and townhome developments with many buildings featuring rooftop patios and gardens, or even pools. On the inside, these bright and beautiful condos and townhomes are thoughtfully designed and strategically laid out to capitalize on the views of mountains, False Creek, or the city skyline. Newer homes in this area are commonly outfitted with high-end appliances

The internationally recognized Olympic Village can be found in False Creek North. Originally built to accommodate athletes during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, this development was designed with ease of accessibility and ample amenities. Here residents enjoy convenient access to transit, including the Canada Line, Skytrain, and numerous buses. Olympic Village offers both condos and townhomes all within walking distance of nearly everything you need.

Owning property in False Creek South it is important for buyers to be aware that nearly all land in this area is leasehold land with the City of Vancouver. You’ll also find a variety of ownership opportunities including co-op housing, and standard market apartments, leasehold condos. The homes and condos in this segment of the neighbourhood are a unique blend of modern and post-modern esthetics that help shape the overall vibe.

A benefit of condo and townhome living in False Creek is the access to additional amenities provided by the strata corporation. Take advantage of some of the most popular amenities including guest suites, bike rooms, storage lockers, fitness centres, concierge services, in-suite laundry, secure parking, EV charging stations, meeting rooms, rooftop patios, pool, hot tubs, visitor parking, and landscaped gardens to name a few.

Further south you’ll find the private float home community, Sea Village. Located just off of Granville Island residents can enjoy the float home lifestyle while being able to easily access all of the amenities Granville Island has to offer.

About False Creek

Located in the heart of Vancouver along the southside of the False Creek Inlet you’ll find the charmingly eclectic neighbourhood of False Creek. The inlet separates the downtown and west end neighbourhoods and is surrounded by Mount Pleasant, Fairview, and Kitsilano.

The neighbourhood runs along the inlet starting under the Granville Bridge and under the Cambie bridge to the east and then from Cambie Street to Main Street including Olympic Village.

False Creek is rich in history and played a vital role in the industrial development of the city. It was home to railyards, sawmills, and small port operations and has undergone a series of changes over the years, adapting and evolving to play host to international events such as Expo 86 World’s Fair and the 2010 Winter Olympics as well as various smaller festivals and events throughout the years.

False Creek Amenities

Young professionals, retirees, and families call False Creek home. False Creek is for everyone, with recreational activities at your front door it’s easy to enjoy all that this beautiful city has to offer. Getting around is easy, and accessing a variety of transportation options including the bus, Canada Line, Aquabus and False Creek Ferries. Of course, getting around on foot, by bike or by car is also possible, however, you may find that depending on where you’re going, it may be faster to walk or take transit.

False Creek is home to several popular attractions including BC Place Stadium (home of the BC Lions, and Vancouver Whitecaps), Science World, and Granville Island.

The False Creek inlet offers an opportunity to enjoy watersports at your door. This is a popular boating area and serves as the practice site for rowing, dragon boating, canoeing, and kayaking. You’ll also find public ferries, and various private, and visiting watercraft.

Schools In False Creek

Families ready to make False Creek, Vancouver home are delighted with a selection of top schools.

  • Crosstown Elementary School
  • Elsie Roy Elementary
  • Bayview Elementary
  • Gordon Elementary
  • Hudson Elementary
  • Tennyson Elementary
  • Kitsilano Secondary

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