Current North Shore Pt Moody MLS® stats indicate an average house price of $1,444,800.00 and 0 new listings in the last 56 days. As of today, North Shore Pt Moody housing data shows median days on market for a home is 19 days.
These neighbourhoods are new compared to some of the others within the city, and are composed of mostly residential homes.
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NORTH SHORE – PM DEMOGRAPHICS
In combination with the urban atmosphere and amenities offered in downtown Port Moody and the surrounding areas, it’s easy to see why the North Shore is such a big draw. Within Port Moody in general, there has been an increase in the number of young families moving in. The population grew 19.9% between 2006 and 2011, and research shows that of the nearly 30,000 residents of Port Moody, the majority (38%) are between the ages of 20 and 44.
Most of these neighbourhoods contain families with school-age children, and the homes are as diverse as the individuals who live there: single family houses, townhouses, and multi-family housing options like duplexes, stacked townhouses and apartments. Because of a wide variety of house styles on the North Shore, more and more families and investors are becoming interested in real estate here.
NORTH SHORE – PM GEOGRAPHY
The “North Shore” is what residents call the areas containing the Heritage Mountain, Twin Creeks, Noons Creek, Mountain Meadows and Heritage Woods neighborhoods of Port Moody.
North Shore Port Moody borders Barber Street and Heritage Mountain, and wraps around the Port Moody Inlet on the Northeaset end. Along Bentley Road, Alderside Road, and various parts of Ioco, a number of the homes offer beautiful view of the Inlet and Port Moody.
The residents in these neighborhoods enjoy beautiful views of forest area, the mountain, parkland and even views of the water. A hilly area, the North Shore is full of beautiful parks, lots of forest trails, and even sandy beaches are easily accessed from here.
NORTH SHORE-PM ENTERTAINMENT
North Shore residents can take advantage of Port Moody’s vast selection of dining options, which are as multi-cultural as the residents. Just a few miles’ drive can offer residents choices like Chinese, Thai, Italian, or Mediterranean cuisine. Being a waterfront community, North Shore residents can access delicious, fresh seafood, like that offered at The Boathouse or Ocean Wise Seafood. Order a bowl of rich and delicious Whiskey Crab Soup from Ocean Wise or check out one of the nearby grill/pubs for a burger and fries. Also available throughout the city are bakeries, cafes, and specialty food shops.
NORTH SHORE- PM – ARTS
North Shore residents have a lot to brag about when it comes to the arts, as Port Moody is the City of the Arts, after all. A short drive can give residents access to a slew of theaters, galleries, historical museums and more. The Inlet Theatre is just a hop, skip and a jump away from North Shore neighbourhoods, and overlooks Burrard Inlet. Another option is the Port Moody Arts Centre, where a diverse collection of art is shown and changed on a regular basis. They are also host to a variety of shows and teach various art classes as well.
The Canadian Film Festival comes to town each February, giving residents the chance to screen some of the films that have created serious buzz within the industry. In September, Port Moody residents enjoy the Festival of the Arts, which is a large festival celebrating the history and art of Port Moody. City initiatives have also resulted in a large number of public art pieces being placed in local historical areas and parks, which citizens can of course enjoy for free.
NORTH SHORE – PM TRANSPORTATION
Car is the most popular way to get around the North Shore, and typically get to desired locations through main streets like Ioco Road, Heritage Mountain Boulevard, David Street and Guilford Way. However, residents devoted to a more eco-friendly lifestyle can bike or walk to nearby areas. For those going a little further than a couple of streets, the TransLink buses have routes all over the city. Getting out of the city is as easy as accessing the Trans-Canada Highway or by taking advantage of the SkyTrain or West Coast Express light rail service, both of which have regular scheduled trips to and from Downtown Vancouver.
NORTH SHORE – PM SHOPPING AND GROCERIES
Heritage Mountain Shoppers Village is a great choice for North Shore residents, and many shops and boutiques are clustered around the village. Here, folks can find grocery stores and other options to serve their needs. Of course, big shopping outlets are also easily accessed, such as the Coquitlam Centre, offering up the most popular retailers for clothing, jewelry, electronics and more. Quaint shops and vendor setups are found all over Port Moody, from the waterfront to downtown.
NORTH SHORE – PM – SCHOOLS
Many North Shore parents are within walking distance to the neighborhood schools. Part of the School District #43, Heritage Woods Secondary School as well as two different elementary schools are located within the area. Parents also have the option of utilizing Port Moody’s Home learner’s Program, which is an outstanding resource if they want to home school their children. College-age students can take advantage of the nearby Douglas College – Coquitlam Campus, which offers up a variety of degree programs and serves about 14,000 students annually.