Kerrisdale’s character is still nurtured and is known for its old Kerrisdale rail station at West 41st Avenue and West Boulevard.
The Canadian Pacific Railway’s Vancouver to Lulu Island tracks is still existent in Kerrisdale called the “Sockeye Special”. The first settlers in the area were the Irish McCleery brothers who came to the area in 1867 to farm the meadows where the McCleery golf course is now located. The location is in the midst of Vancouver West, with West 37th Avenue to the north, 49th Avenue to the south. To the west, there’s Blenheim street and to the east it’s bordered by East Boulevard. Transportation to the airport and to downtown is very east as Granville Street will take you straight to the airport to the south and if you take the same street to the north, it’ll take you right to the middle of downtown.
Kerrisdale features 50 named heritage structures within the area reflecting different architectural styles. Within the neighbourhood, it includes a mix of newer homes and older bungalows with various low to mid-rise rental and condo building along main streets within the northern section.
The neighborhood of Kerrisdale, Vancouver is very well known for its shopping district along West 41st Avenue to the west of West Boulevard. Within the street you can easily locate restaurants, bakeries, retail shops, coffee bars and more. The street becomes very busy during the weekends making it a more downtown like feel with the proximity of single detached homes minutes away.
Kerrisdale includes two major golf courses, McCleery Golf Course (public) and Marine Drive Golf Club (private). The neighborhood also includes public swimming and fitness facilities within its community centre, Kerrisdale Community Centre. In addition to the outdoor area, Kerrisdale also includes eight city parks in which you van do various outdoor activities in.
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