Westwood Plateau, Coquitlam BC - Neighbourhood guide

This neighborhood highlights luxury living, privacy, views of Coquitlam, and a golf course. Many from Vancouver were attracted to Coquitlam by the large luxury homes in this neighborhood. 

Now that Coquitlam city center has urbanized, this area has gained popularity due to its proximity to all the amenities in the Town center. 

Located on Eagle Mountain in the northern part of Coquitlam bordering the City of Port Moody and Village of Anmore to the west, Westwood Plateau is a master-planned residential neighborhood and is home to around 20,000 people. From the time its development began in the late 1980s until 2011, this quiet, upper-scale subarea had been the main area of residential growth in Coquitlam. The Plateau consists of condo’s, townhomes, and detached homes, the majority of which have at least a mild slope or incline. 

Median age is around: 40 yo

Average Household Size consists of 3 to 4 people

Average Household Income: around $100,000

About 80% of Households are with Children

Based on 2016 statistics.

The distance between Westwood Plateau and Downtown Vancouver is about 40 min drive or 40 min from the nearby Coquitlam Skytrain STATIONS. As it is a fairly large subarea, the accessibility varies greatly. If you are commuting to Vancouver there are several ways and transportation options you can use.

A Number of busses will take you down Pinetree Way, which aligns with the LAFARGE LAKE STATION BY Douglas College, which will take you to New Westminster, Burnaby, Richmond, Vancouver, and other CITIES. However, as you get higher and higher up the mountain, the area becomes more car-dependent. 

In the wintertime mainly between Dec and March, Anything north of David always gets more snow than the rest of Coquitlam, Westwood Plateau, in particular, gets more and more snow up the mountain with higher elevations, and the views are stunning.

Westwood Plateau is also home to a number of hiking trails, from easy to difficult. 

The Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club are considered one of the top 100 golf courses in Canada. Many of its 18 holes offer spectacular views of the Fraser Valley to the east and of the surrounding mountains to the north and west. The club also features an executive 12-hole course, a driving range, a golf academy as well as a clubhouse, and a restaurant.

If you are looking for entertainment, Coquitlam Centre for shopping, restaurants, and grocery is the closest and just about 5-7 minutes away.  THERE ARE MANY CHOICES TO DINE AROUND THE CITY CENTRE: restaurants range from Korean, Japanese, Chinese, and Thai food, Boston Pizza, Red Robins, Cora’s, White Spot and so much more.

Your closest movie theatre is Silvercity Coquitlam near Maillardville, about 15 minutes away. 

For everyday shopping, area residents use Westwood Plateau Village. Centrally located at the intersection of Parkway Boulevard and Johnson Street. The large plaza includes the IGA food market, a local liquor store, Starbucks, sushi, and pizza restaurants, banks, and other services. 

Avinash- show trail pictures and vies named HIKING AND TRAILS.

Coquitlam enjoys relatively low crime rates as reported in Stats - Canada’s crime rate reports. 


Panorama Heights Elementary  - is a great ranking school and offers early French immersion options. Located on the bottom of the mountain and is very accessible. Right by the awesome Panorama Park which offers Waterpark, tennis, soccer, swings, picnic areas, baseball field.

/Hampton Park Elementary- is located at the top of the mountain and offers early Montessori program which delivers education following the Montessori philosophy of learning. It is a program of choice that allowed cross catchment in Coquitlam

Pinetree Way Elementary located near the Robson park which has swings, soccer, baseball, and hiking options.

 Heritage Woods Secondary / Pinetree Secondary School are known for having great extra-curricular clubs and activities! There’s something for anyone and everyone, THEY OFFER a number of specialty courses designed to meet the specific needs and goals of the students. 

I attached a link below in the description if you are interested in more about the different programs offered in Coquitlam.

And to my favorite topic real estate around Westwood plateau:

There is a great selection of homes offered here. Real estate prices depend on the size and product offered, as anywhere else:

Most of the homes in the area are ranging between 3000- 4000 sqft. Some are smaller and some are larger. Many of them have a secondary suite that can be used for extended family, a nanny or be rented out to help generate more income. Detached homes sales as of June 2020, show the cheapest detached house was sold for over 1.1 ml to AND THE highest at 2.5ml FOR THIS YEAR. 

Townhouses can come in 3 or 4 bedrooms plus rec room. Ranging between 1,00sqf to 2,300sqf and for 2020 the sold data shows 717,000 for the cheapest and 987,000 for the largest and most expensive.a

Condos or apartments are more common at the bottom of the mountain. supply is very limited at the top of the mountain. 1 bedroom condo prices are ranging between 400 to 475,000.

2 bedroom apartments are ranging between 480,000 all the way to 800,000

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