Okanagan Valley has something for every type of buyer. When it comes to finding a home for sale in one of the area’s most character driven areas, you have to take the time to check out Vernon. There is something charming about this city that is hard to overlook. It is this charm and vibe that has so many people visiting the area during the summer months, especially when they want to find an area that is family friendly. There’s the outdoor water park, numerous beaches along Kalamalka Lake, and lots to do. But, if you are buying a home here – either a second home or a first home – you’ll want to check out Vernon a bit closer.
Vernon is close enough to the larger cities in the area that you could commute to it, but it is far enough away to give you the natural setting and second-home appeal you are looking for in the heart of the mountains and rolling hills. You are near Highway 97, Highway 6, and Coquihalla Highway, giving you about a 45-minute drive into Kelowna.
In terms of housing options, single family homes offer a wide range of options in terms of style. Many of these properties are larger, on spacious lots and with sizable square footage. You will find a wide range of home ages here. As one of the oldest incorporated communities in the area, it has character-filled homes as well as a number of stunning properties that are newer construction.
Though the area is more spread out with fewer traditional neighbourhoods it remains a very humble, family friendly area. And, if you plan to use this area as a summer home or a ski weekend retreat, you will be minutes away from all of the amenities you want. Take a few minutes to talk to an area real estate agent to find out more about what this area has to offer. You may be impressed with all that it can provide to you.