Port Coquitlam - Neighborhoods

Port Coquitlam is a friendly, vibrant,  family-oriented suburb consisting of 10 neighborhoods. Conveniently located 27 kilometers east of Vancouver, it is the easternmost community of the Tri-Cities. In addition to its unique historic downtown, Port Coquitlam is well known for its many family-friendly public parks, 25-kilometer Traboulay Trail, civic celebrations and festivals, as well as its strong sense of community pride. Recognized by MoneySense magazine April 2018,  seven of Port Coquitlam's neighborhoods ranked in the top 25 (Vancouver outer suburb) neighborhoods to buy based on value and price momentum. 

Birchland Manor:

 
  • Location: Northside Port Coquitlam 
  • Housing stock: Mostly older family homes
  • Ranked #2 by MoneySense Magazine (Vancouver Outer Suburb)
  • Close to Amenities

Coming in at # 2 on MoneySense 2018 Top 10 (outer suburb neighborhood) is Birchland manor. Situated in Northside Port Coquitlam, east of Coast Meridian and south of Prarie Avenue, it consists of mostly older family homes with basement entrances on decent sized lots. Rapid development in the local area is showing a trend toward townhouse and condo complexes. Local residents enjoy the convenience that close proximity to large big-box retailers Costco/Walmart provides as well as smaller independent merchants. Hyde Creek recreation center is located in nearby Lincoln Park neighborhood to the north and offers lane swimming, leisure pool, fitness amenities, and numerous activities for residents of all ages.

Central Port Coquitlam:


  • Location: South of Lougheed Hwy, from Pitt River to Coquitlam River
  • Housing Stock: Condo, Townhouse, Detached 
  • Close to Amenities, Major Transit Hub, Shopping and Recreation

Central Port Coquitlam is a large area bordering Pitt river on the east and running west to include downtown on the east bank of the Coquitlam River. It is the central hub of Port Coquitlam, made up of residential, commercial and industrial zoned land that includes the CN Railyard. Central Port Coquitlam includes various forms of housing stock with the majority of Downtown Poco consisting of apartment and townhouse units. The vibrant and historic Downtown is the beating heart of Port Coquitlam and home to many festivals and celebrations throughout the year.  The Evergreen Sky-Train line does not extend east to Port Coquitlam, however, transit options are plentiful with Port Coquitlam Station serving as the major transit hub providing Westcoast Express rail service between Mission City Station and Waterfront Station in Downtown Vancouver as well as bus service linking to a number of Tri-Cities Sky-Train stations.  Port Coquitlam residents take advantage of the many parks located in Central Poco with Gates Park and a refreshed Lions Park offering young families hours of enjoyment. 

Citadel Heights:


  • Location: Elevated, North of Fraser River, East of Colony Farm Park
  • Housing Stock: Townhouse, Newer Upscale Detached 
  • Quick access to Mary Hill Bypass and Highway 1

Citadel Heights is a quiet elevated neighborhood located in southside Port Coquitlam. Overlooking the Fraser River, it consists of mainly higher end Detached homes but also includes Townhouses and Duplexes, with some providing beautiful views of Mount Baker and the surrounding area.

To the west, Colony Farm Regional Park has an abundance of trails along Coquitlam River, ideal for runners, bikers, and walkers. With the park being home to over 200 species of birds, it makes it a very popular location for bird watchers. Park spaces in Citadel Heights include Settlers Park, Kroeker Park, and Castle Park, the latter being the most popular with young families. Castle Park is well known for showing its Poco Pride with Canada Day and New Years Eve Fireworks celebrations. 

Citadel Heights comes with the benefit of being located very close to the Mary Hill Bypass; a great benefit to car commuters that value quick access to Highway 1. 


Glenwood:


  • Location: North of Lougheed Highway, East of Coquitlam River
  • Housing Stock: Condo, Townhouse, Detached 
  • Ranked #8 by MoneySense Magazine (Vancouver Outer Suburb)
  • Close to Parks and Amenities

Ranked #8 by MoneySense Top 25 neighborhoods (Vancouver Outer Suburbs), Glenwood is located just north of Central Port Coquitlam between Coast Meridian and the east bank of the Coquitlam River. It has seen much development in the recent past with land assemblies densifying the neighborhood and introducing more Condo and Townhouse units. Glenwood's central location and close proximity to Downtown Poco make it an attractive neighborhood for those who like having the option of walking, cycling or driving to local amenities. 

Lincoln Park:


  • Location: North East Port Coquitlam
  • Housing stock: Mostly Older Family Homes on Smaller Lots
  • Ranked #14 by MoneySense Magazine (Vancouver Outer Suburb)
  • Quiet Family Friendly Neighborhood
  • Close to Parks and Shopping


Ranked number 14 by MoneySense Top 25 neighborhoods (outer suburb neighborhood), Lincoln Park is a quiet family neighborhood tucked away on the eastern side of Northside Port Coquitlam. It consists of mostly 1960-1980's detached homes on smaller to average sized lots. Nearby Evergreen and Sun Valley Park are great places to get out and enjoy nature with Sun Valley Park best known for its wading pool, spray park and children's playground. When the weather turns, recreation seekers take advantage of the newly renovated Hyde Creek Recreation Center. The commercial hub of Northside Port Coquitlam, located at the intersection of Coast Meridian and Prairie avenue serve the residents of nearby Lincoln Park. Merchants include Save-On-Foods, Millenium Meats, CIBC, Poco Produce&Flowers as well as many other businesses.  Like many of Northside Port Coquitlam's neighborhoods, charming Lincoln Park delivers the best of both worlds to the people that call it home.

Lower Mary Hill:


  • Location: Southside Port Coquitlam, Northeast of Citadel Heights
  • Housing Stock: Townhouses, Mix of New and Older Family Homes 
  • Ranked #15 by MoneySense Magazine (Vancouver Outer Suburb)
  • Quick access to Mary Hill Bypass and Highway 1


Ranked number 15 by MoneySense Top 25 neighborhoods (outer suburb neighborhood), Lower Mary Hill is a family-oriented neighborhood bordering Citadel Heights, Mary Hill, and Central Port Coquitlam. It is primarily made up of mainly detached homes on various lot sizes and includes commercial areas to the east. The Thompson Park area of Lower Mary Hill includes greenspace that hosts a soccer field, several baseball and softball diamonds. In addition to nearby Kilmer and Thompson Park, the close proximity to schools makes this area a comfortable fit for families. 

Mary Hill:


  • Location: Southside Port Coquitlam, Near Downtown 
  • Housing Stock: Mostly Older Family Homes on Larger Lots
  • Ranked #5 by MoneySense Magazine (Vancouver Outer Suburb)
  • Quick access to Mary Hill Bypass and Highway 1
Ranked number 5 by MoneySense Top 25 neighborhoods (outer suburb neighborhood), Mary Hill is bookended by Central Port Coquitlam to the north and Citadel Heights to the southwest. The sister neighborhood to Lower Mary Hill, Mary Hill is a large sub area in Southside Port Coquitlam and is made up primarily of 1960 - 1970's detached homes on larger lots. It is a quiet family oriented neighborhood that offers quick access to Highway 1 via Mary Hill Bypass and Lougheed Highway via Pitt River Road. 

Oxford Heights: 


  • Location: Northside Port Coquitlam, South of Burke Mountain
  • Housing Stock: Mostly Older Family Homes on a variety of lot sizes.
  • Ranked #21 by MoneySense Magazine (Outer Vancouver Suburb)
  • Access to Mary Hill Bypass and Highway 1 Via Coast Meridian Overpass

Ranked number 21 by MoneySense Top 25 Neighborhoods (outer suburb neighborhood), Oxford Heights is a mature family neighborhood situated on the North side of Port Coquitlam just south of Coquitlam's Burke Mountain. It offers mostly 1970-1990's detached homes and a sprinkling of townhouses. Coast Meridian is the main artery serving the community and provides access to Lougheed Highway, Mary Hill Bypass and Highway 1. Nearby shops such as the updated Save-On-Foods, The Fraser Arms Pub, Starbucks and many other desirable services and businesses add value to this quiet neighborhood. Family fun and leisure is close by with many parks, the Traboulay Trail and Hyde Creek Recreation Center nearby. The Recreation Center is newly renovated and offers a lap pool, waterslide, sauna as well as programs for all ages and interests, Oxford Heights is well served by transit, with bus and shuttle service connecting its residents to communities throughout Greater Vancouver via the Evergreen Sky-train, West Coast Express rail, and frequent and late night Bus service. 

Riverwood:


  • Location: Dominion Triangle North of Lougheed on Pitt River 
  • Housing Stock: New Condo, New Townhouse, Newer Family homes
  • Close to Amenities: Freemont Village, Costco, Carnoustie Golf Course
  • Quick access to Highway 7 to Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge
  • Quick access to Mary Hill Bypass and Highway 1

Bordering the West bank of Pitt River and the Traboulay Trail, Riverwood is a vibrant community consisting of a mix of newer Detached, Townhouse and Apartment units as well as commercial zoning. It is ideally located just North of Lougheed Highway and connects to the Mary Hill Bypass with quick access to Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam and Highway 1 to Burnaby and Vancouver. 
The Dominion Triangle neighborhood offers its residents a vast selection of shopping and services with Costco, Walmart, BC Liquor Store, Home Depot, and many other shops and conveniences located close by. There are a growing number of families choosing to call Riverwood home as it offers all levels of schools including Blakeburn Elementary and Terry Fox High School. With Childcare facilities, Jungle Jacs, North Paw Brew Co. and Carnoustie Golf course and shopping nearby, Riverwood offers something for residents of all ages. 

Woodland Acres:


  • Location: North of Lougheed and West of Coquitlam River
  • Housing Stock: Older Family Homes, New Townhouses 
  • Ranked #25 by MoneySense Magazine (Vancouver Outer Suburb)
  • Close to Coquitlam Center Mall, Coquitlam Central Station
  • Quick access to Highway 1 via Lougheed Highway

Coming in at #25 on Moneysense 2018 Top 10 (outer suburb neighborhoods) is Woodland Acres. Situated on the west bank of the Coquitlam River and bordering Coquitlam, Woodland Acres consists of mostly 1960's - 1980's detached homes. Development is on the way for this neighborhood that is conveniently located close to Coquitlam Central Station (West Coast Express, Bus and Evergreen Skytrain), Coquitlam Center Mall, and many other services and businesses. 

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