Penticton real estate guide & listings for sale
The noise levels in Penticton are low, as the streets tend to be reasonably tranquil - however some parts can be quite loud, especially close to the airport (YYF).
The preferred means of transportation in Penticton is usually a car. It is very easy to park. Most homes for sale in this city are located in places that are not very conducive to those who travel by foot as running common errands is impractical by walking.
In Penticton, roughly 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This city has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about two thirds of the properties in the city and the remainder are rented. Roughly one third 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.
The closest supermarket in Penticton is usually only a rather short walk away. A limited number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. As far as education is concerned, it is a reasonably short walk to get to primary schools from most properties for sale in Penticton. On the other hand, high schools are not especially numerous and thus not always within walking distance. Families are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.