Have you ever wanted to live near the beach?


September 1, 2020

Are you looking for a home to rent? Why not live near the beach and downtown? The West End in Vancouver benefits from a central location that is steps from the beach and the world-renowned Stanley Park. The walkable neighborhood offers an urban lifestyle with close proximity to the downtown business district, fabulous restaurants and plenty of other city amenities. When you step into the West End neighborhood, it feels like you have been transported out of the downtown core and into a small, friendly, and vibrant community. There are an abundance of community centres and resource organizations in the neighborhood to serve residents and families. Whether you want to walk to work, grab a bite to eat with a friend, or cycle around Stanley Park – the opportunities are endless.


Here are a few amazing beachside homes that you could live in right now:

1188 Bidwell by Reliance Properties https://1188bidwell.com

1188 Bidwell offers residents pet friendly homes with an abundance of shared amenities, including a gym, rooftop patios, a children’s play area, bike/car wash stations, co-workspaces, electrical vehicle charging stations and in-suite laundry. The neighborhood is close to English Beach Bay, the Seawall and dog parks. These homes offer an urban lifestyle with shops and restaurants steps from the front door, and at the same time convenient access to nature. With units starting from the mid-2,000s/month these homes offer renters the opportunity to have it all. Whether you are looking for a walkable downtown commute, or somewhere for you and your furry best friend this building has something to offer everyone.

Photo Credit: Reliance Properties/ 1188 Bidwell

1108 Pendrell by Bosa Properties https://bosa4rent.com/en/locations/1108-pendrell/

With modern finishes and bright interiors, 1108 Pendrell makes the perfect home for renters who want style and convenience. This pet friendly building is fully equipped with a LaundromuttTM pet-washing station, making clean up after beach trips and rainy days with your four-legged friend easy. The building also offers renters a fitness centre, community outdoor rooftop for entertaining, bike storage and access to garden plots. The West End is a vibrant community, and 1108 Pendrell is walking distance from the best shopping, restaurants, parks and beaches the city has to offer. With monthly rents starting at $1950+, this is a great option for young professionals who want to enjoy everything downtown has to offer while still living in a neighborhood with its own unique character. This building also offers Bosa EquityTM – which means a portion of your monthly rent gets accrued as credit towards a future down payment of a Bosa or BlueSky home.

Photo credit: Bosa Properties / 1108 Pendrell

1770 Pendrell by Westbank https://living.westbankcorp.com/property/pendrell

Located at the heart of the West End, 1770 Pendrell offers residents an unparalleled rental experience. These units feature the same high-quality design and interior finishing’s that are found in Westbank residential homes for sale. Residents can enjoy access to downtown’s restaurants, cultural institutions, entertainment, shops, and services all within walking distance of home. The building includes a rooftop terrace with BBQ and dining area for entertaining, Japanese landscaping, a children’s play area, yoga studio, and a gym. These homes are ideal for renters who want to live, work, and play close to home. With electric vehicle charging stations, modo car share, and proximity to transit these homes have an abundance of transportation options. This building has 1 bedrooms starting from $2,295/month.

Photo credit: Westbank / 1770 Pendrell

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