West Kelowna real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of West Kelowna is exemplified by its calm ambience. There are over 100 parks nearby for residents to relax in, making them easy to get to. The noise levels in this part of the Greater Kelowna metropolitan area are also very low, as the streets are usually very tranquil.
This municipality is an extremely convenient part of the Greater Kelowna metropolitan area for travelling by car. Most real estate listings are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 97, and it is very convenient to access a parking spot. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be very hard in this part of the Greater Kelowna metropolitan area as a result of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, there are approximately 10 bus lines passing through the municipality, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. It is very challenging for pedestrians to move around in this municipality as very few daily errands can be run without needing to use a car.
In West Kelowna, roughly 70% of dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This municipality is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 85% of the properties in the municipality are occupied by homeowners and 15% are occupied by renters. Around 30% of homes in this municipality were constructed after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
A portion of house buyers in this municipality may be able to purchase their groceries on foot in one of around 20 stores, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also a few choices for those who value close by restaurants. As far as education is concerned, families may consider it difficult to access high schools and primary schools on foot. Moreover, it can be challenging to access daycares as a pedestrian. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.