Get To Know Shaughnessy, Canada’s Most Exclusive Neighbourhood

October 31, 2016

Shaughnessy: In Vancouver, it’s a name that instantly makes one think of an elite community that exudes a refined elegance. But Shaughnessy’s reputation extends well beyond British Columbia; in fact, it is the most exclusive neighbourhood in all of Canada. At Cameron Jones, this is where we’ve made our name, building exquisite custom homes for discriminating clients from around the globe. Here’s just a glimpse of what Shaughnessy can offer you.

History

get-to-know-shuaghnessyIdeally located just south of today’s downtown, Shaughnessy was created in the early 1900s by the Canadian Pacific Railway, the largest real estate developer at the time. With the help of leading architects and designers, Shaughnessy quickly became Vancouver’s most prestigious residential area, known for its stately mansions, opulent gardens, and some of the best views of the city below.

Dining

In the opinion of many experts and foodies, Vancouver has rapidly become Canada’s culinary capital. From gastro-pubs to Michelin starred eateries, our restaurants are creating amazing dishes, typically from locally sourced fruits, vegetables, organic meats, and seafood. Plus, Vancouver has a vibrant food truck scene and some of the best Asian restaurants this side of the Pacific. Shaughnessy puts you right in the heart of the action.

Shopping

The area around Granville Street, which runs through the middle of Shaughnessy, is widely regarded as the best shopping district in the city. For the fashionista, everything from vintage labels to the latest in haute couture and bespoke clothing is just outside your doorstep. Also, Granville has number of top quality furnishing and home decor retailers, making it easy to find just the right signature piece for your gorgeous new home.

Outdoors

Shaughnessy is a neighbourhood full of natural splendour, constantly inspiring our team to create the very best landscapes and exteriors. In fact, one of the most striking things about this area is the harmonious interplay between nature and human design. To enjoy it for yourself, all you need to do is stroll its tree-lined streets, magnificent parks, and stunning botanical gardens. Once you do, you’ll quickly fall in love with the elegance and tranquility Shaughnessy affords its residents.

If you’re ready to be part of this second-to-none neighbourhood, a luxury home built by Cameron Jones will ensure you do it in optimum comfort and style. Contact us today to get started.