Southwest Mission real estate guide & listings for sale
Southwest Mission offers a calm environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is easy to reach public green spaces, since there are about 30 of them nearby for residents to visit and numerous residences have a park within walking distance. This part of Kelowna is also wonderful for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Getting around by car is very convenient in Southwest Mission. It is very easy to park. On the other hand, getting around by public transit is very hard in Southwest Mission. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the sector, and most homes are close to a bus stop. Walking is not very practical for house buyers in Southwest Mission because many daily needs are very impractical to carry out without the use of a vehicle.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 90% of buildings in Southwest Mission, and the rest of the houses are mainly duplexes. This sector experienced its largest building boom after the year 2000, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this area. Homeowners occupy nearly 90% of the units in the sector whereas the remainder are rented.
There are only a few primary schools in this part of Kelowna and therefore they can be a rather long walk away. Additionally, Southwest Mission does not contain any high schools. Likewise, daycares are not particularly numerous and accordingly may require a long walk to get to. Parents benefit from public and private primary schools. With respect to eating, some property owners in this sector may be able to travel to the nearest supermarket on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. There are also a few restaurants in this area.