Kamloops real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Kamloops. Most areas in this city are reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to one of the railway lines, Trans-Canada Highway, Highway 5 or the airport (YKA). Lastly, there are over 100 public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, making them easy to reach from the majority of locations in this city.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in this city. It is very easy to access a parking spot. In contrast, the public transit service in this city is not very frequent. Nevertheless, house owners benefit from about 20 bus lines, and it is easy to get to a nearby bus stop from most properties. This city is not very suitable for those who travel by foot because very few common errands can be run without having to use a car.
In Kamloops, many dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. About 40% of homes in this city were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This city has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy roughly three quarters of the properties in the city and one quarter are rented.
Parents and their kids may find it challenging to reach high schools and primary schools on foot. Additionally, daycares are not especially plentiful and accordingly tend to require a rather long walk to get to. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With regards to eating, accessing one of over 50 supermarkets by walking is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in Kamloops. There are also over 250 restaurants in Kamloops.