April RoadAlso known as Barber Street, April Road is a residential neighbourhood on the beautiful, sunny north shore of the Burrard Inlet. Many of its winding streets are named for some of Port Moody’s earliest citizens: Port Moody’s first doctor lends his name to Symms Street.
April Road is nestled in between the neighbourhoods of Pleasantside, to the southeast and Ioco Road to the west. People in all three communities can enjoy the picturesque setting and views at Old Orchard Hall on Bentley Road. It is both a community centre and day care centre, and is often used for wedding, anniversaries and other special occasions.
College Park, GlenAyre, East Hill, Harbour Heights and SeaviewThese neighbourhoods are on the south shore of Port Moody, along the east slope of Burnaby Mountain. This part of Port Moody is predominantly residential, with a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments There is some commercial development on Clarke Road. Along the west boundary of Port Moody, these neighbourhoods abut the Petro Canada Refinery lands, with some green space separation.
Most of the housing in Glenayre, Seaview, Harbour Heights and College Park has been built within the last 35 years, and is not yet requiring extensive renovation. Some older pockets along Clarke Road and the Barnet Highway are being redeveloped into new single and multi-family residences. Harbour Heights is one of the youngest neighbourhoods in the Port Moody, with a variety of housing types are being built.
You’ll know you’re in College Park when you find yourself on McGill Drive, Princeton Avenue, McMaster Court and Oxford Drive. The neighbourhood’s streets are named for major colleges and universities. Harbour Heights lies between the residential communities of Glenayre and Seaview
GlenayreAt the foot of Burnaby Mountain, Glenayre is one of several residential neighbourhoods, along with College Park, Harbour Heights and Seaview, clustered in south west side of Port Moody.
Coronation ParkPort Moody's smallest neighbourhood – at least in terms of land area – is the regally-named Coronation Park. But size doesn’t really matter in this residential community. Its proximity to the theatre, library, City Hall, recreation centre and Shoreline Park trails in Inlet Centre make it a prime place to live.
Heritage Woods, Noons Creek, Mountain MeadowsThis area is uphill from Heritage Mountain and adjoining the boundary with Coquitlam. Noon's Creek is the neighbourhood on the east side of the Creek, while Heritage Woods lies on the west side and above Heritage Mountain, Mountain Meadows is even higher, above David Ave. These are newer homes, many with great scenic views or backing into forests or parkland.
These neighbourhoods are mostly single family homes, built on hillsides. You aree close to the great boutiques of Newport Village, the Social recreation centre, theatre and library at City Hall in Inlet Centre.
Twin CreeksThe residential neighbourhood of Twin Creeks high up on the north shore is surrounded by the vast, natural beauty of Bert Flynn Park.
North Shore, Heritage MountainThese communities are on the north shore of the Inlet, and lie on a gentle slope up the mountain. This neighbourhood is built around Inlet Park and Port Moody's new City Hall and recreation centre at Inlet Park. The Inlet lies along Ioco Road, overlooking Shoreline Park, the Heritage Mountain community shares its name with its main street. Part-way up the hill are the neighbourhoods of Twin Creeks and Sentinel Hill.
This "forest interface" neighborhood is predominantly single family houses. The Heritage Mountain neighbourhood has been recently developed and has a high number of families with school age children, many of whom either walk to schools or are driven there by parents, creating very busy residential streets at start & end of school days.
Pleasantside, Sunnyside, IocoThese areas are further west along the North Shore, and at their western end adjoin the refinery of Imperial Oil Company (hence, "Ioco"). These communities have great views west along Burrard Inlet and across to Burnaby Mountain. The Pleasantside area is centered around Barber Road, and the Sunnyside is centred around April Road.
The Pleasantside and Sunnyside areas are mostly single-family homes, with a small number of townhouse developments along Ioco Road, the area's main traffic roadway.
AnmoreAnmore is an unincorporated village of under 2,000 located north of Port Moody, with just a few rural houses and some stores, with the big attraction being Buntzen Lake, which is a reservoir for BC Hydro but has a beach and family picnic area. Anmore is served by the C26 TransLink bus that runs along Sunnyside Rd and East Rd.
The village's zoning is for one house per one acre, keeping rural densities. New developments in the village are for large homes, and Anmore's property values have increased by an average of 35% since 2005-- the largest property value increase anywhere in B.C.
BelcarraBelcarra is a tiny, exclusive neighbourhood of some 650 upper-income residents. Its location on the wooded eastern shore of Indian Arm offers superb views of Burrard Inlet, beaches, fishing. The village is isolated by geography on a narrow peninsula, and is accessible by a single winding paved road or by water. Residents here have a long commute, whether to work or to shop.
Many residents in Belcarra have private docks and boats; even houses that are not on the water are sometimes able to procure a shared dock.