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Aberdeen - Kamloops

  • Upper South side of highway 1 on the West end.
  • Parts of Aberdeen are at Kamloops' highest elevation, providing a few more weeks of cooler winter temperatures. Can be a few degrees cooler in the summer than the valley bottom.
  • New developments – newer homes and building lots
  • Pacific Way Elementary School - 2330 Pacific Way
  • Aberdeen Elementary 2191 Van Horne Dr.
  • Aberdeen Hills Park
  • Hugh Allan Park
  • Highland Park
  • Aberdeen Hills Skyline Park
  • Aberdeen Hills Golf Links

Barnhartvale - Kamloops

  • East of downtown and Valleyview but located above Dallas
  • Mostly larger residential lots with a mix of various size acreages and farms within the Agriculture Land Reserve.
  • RL Clemitson Elementary School 5990 Todd Rd
     

Batchelor Heights - Kamloops

 Batchelor Heights East

    • Located mostly on a hill (Lower than Aberdeen and Juniper) above the south end of Westsyde Rd.
    • Quick access to the north business or Hwy 5 via the Halston Bridge
    • Some older areas and a number of new developments
    • Upper lots maybe slightly less expensive and many afford a view of the city and rivers below
    • Batchelor Hills Dr leads to Lac Du Bois Grasslands Protected Area.  There is an educational site on McQueen Lake where many elementary schools go for day programs and even over night excursions.
    • Saddleback Park

Brocklehurst - Kamloops

  • Below Batchelor Hill in the northwest section of the valley bottom along the Thompson River.
  • Includes the airport
  • Well established areas with pockets of new developments
  • Flat lots are enjoyed by resident gardeners.
  • About a 10 minute commute to city center
  • Kay Bingham Elementary - 950 Southill St
  • Parkcrest Elementary - 2170 Parkcrest Ave
  • Brocklehurst Middle School - 985 Windbreak St
  • Brock Arena - 2470 Fleetwood Avenue
  • Singh St. Soccer Bowl – located at Singh St and Holt St.
  • Parkcrest Park – Parkcrest Park and Schreinier St
  • Crestline Park – Tranquille and Crestline
     

Campbell Creek - Kamloops

  • Most easterly area within the city limits.
  • About 15 minutes from town center
  • A newer subdivision on the north side of the East Trans Canada Highway is a hop over Campbell Creek to the BC Wildlife Park 
  • All the streets are named after animals

Dallas - Kamloops

  • East of Valleyview and Kamloops the downtown core, stretching along either side of the East Trans Canada Highway (ETCH)
  • Mostly level lots with some waterfront properties bordering the north side of the South Thompson River.
  • Many of the homes on the south side of the ETCH back onto the hills below Barnhartvale and Juniper Heights Subdivision
  • Dallas Elementary School - 296 Harper Rd 

Heffley Creek

  • North of Rayleigh on Yellowhead Hwy #5 North
  • On the way to Sun Peaks Resort 
  •  Heffley Creek Elementary - Marriott Rd

Juniper Ridge - Kamloops

Juniper Ridge Real Estate Kamloops BC

    •  About 10 minute drive East of the downtown core, above Valleyview
    • A quiet area surrounded by greenspace whick is favoured by bikers, hikers and their dogs for its trails and views.
    • Accessed only by Highland Drive
    • Sections of homes 20+ years or older, as well as newer homes and townhomes.
    • Benchlands is the most easterly addition with some high end homes
    • All the streets are named after rivers
    • Juniper Ridge Bike Ranch – Top of Highland Dr.
    • Juniper Ridge Park hosts a playground, ball /soccer field, disc (Frisbee) golf, tennis court, lacross/ball hockey and winter skating/hockey rink
    • Juniper Ridge Elementary School - 2540 Qu`Appelle Blvd 
Juniper Ridge Homes in Kamloops BC

Knutsford - Kamloops

  • Gentle rolling slopes located above and south of Aberdeen
  • Large lots and acreages
  • Access from Hwy 5A
     

Mount Dufferin - Kamloops

  • North side of Highway 1
  • Backs onto Kenna Cartwright Park which is popular amongst hikers and bikers.
  • Kenna Cartwright Park - west end of Hillside Dr
  • A Hiker's Paradise, this park offers an extensive network of gentle nature trails for hiking or cycling with panoramic views of the city, the Thompson Valley, Kamloops Lake and the convergence of the North and South Thompson Rivers.
  • Dufferin Elementary School - 1880 Hillside Dr
     

North Kamloops/North Shore - Kamloops

  • Is in the valley bottom north of the Thompson River and west of the North Thompson River.
  • Has its own North Shore Business Association representing a large array of stores and services
  • Well established area with a mix of multi-family and single family houses.
  • A quick 5 minute commute across the Overlander Bridge to the city core
  • McArthur Island Park is a sports enthusiast and nature lovers jewel. Golf, soccer, football, baseball, and cricket games can be viewed as you stroll around the perimeter of the park on the paved trail.
  • Unorganized recreational pursuits include walking, jogging and rollerblading on a 3.1 km paved perimeter walkway. Much of the walkway passes by unique and natural riparian areas and the deck along the south side provides a relaxing rest spot and a place to observe many different birds
  • McDonald Park - Located on the North Shore at 501 McDonald Avenue, this neighbourhood park features a small bandshell and hosts their own limited 'Music in the Park' entertainment throughout the summer. There is a water spray park for the kids, washrooms and a fresh water fountain. Bring a lunch and enjoy an afternoon in one of the city's oldest and grandest park
    Overlander Park & Beach Volleyball – located behind the Henry Grube Centre
  • AE Perry Elementary - 1380 Sherbrooke Avenue
  • Arthur Hatton Elementary - 315 Chestnut Ave
  • Bert Edwards - Big Little Science and Technology Center 711 Windsor Ave.   
  • NorKam Secondary - 730 - 12th St.
  • Kamloops Christian School - 750 Cottonwood Avenue
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help School - 235 Poplar Street

Pinantan

  • Small community on Pinantan Lake, approximately 30 minutes from Kamloops.  There is a general store and post office outlet.

  • Many lakefront properties, as well as single family homes and farms/acreages.

  • Pinantan Elementary - 3205 Holbrook Rd

Pineview Valley - Kamloops

  • Set on 160 acres west of Aberdeen Hills, Pineview Valley offers a varied selection. Everything from conventional detached single-family homes to modern multi-family townhouses
  • Newer development 
  • Pineview Valley Park and Pond
     

Rayleigh - Kamloops

  • North of the city between the Yellowhead Hwy (Hwy 5) and the North Thompson River.
  • Some riverfront properties
  • Mostly large lots
  • Approx. 20 minutes to downtown
  • Rayleigh Elementary - 306 Puett Ranch
     

Rosehill - Kamloops

  • Accessed by a winding Rose Hill Road off of Valleyview Dr
  • Originally the location of some high end executive homes amongst large naturally treed view lots
  • New lots and development located on the northern end
  • Rose Hill Park & Disc Golf – Rose Hill Rd
     

Rivershore - East of Kamloops

  • Located east and just outside the city limits on the north side of the South Thompson River.
  • Rivershore Estates & Golf Links is a higher end strata development which makes up the majority of residence. Homes tend to be large executive homes on easily maintained lots
  • Outside of the golf community you will find many small acreages with some river front properties basking in the southern exposure.
  • Rivershore Estates & Golf Links

Sahali / Southgate - Kamloops

  • Split into Upper Sahali (above/south of the #1 Hwy) and Lower Sahali (below the #1 Hwy) just above the downtown core and West End.

Lower Sahali / Southgate - Kamloops

  • A well established area popular amongst those who want quick access to services as it is 5 minutes to city center.
  • Lower Sahali is very limited on new property development
  • Tournament Capital Centre - Houses the Canada Games Aquatice Centre, TCC Fieldhouse, Hillside Stadium and the Fitness Centre 
  • Thompson Rivers University - A degree granting University www.tru.ca
  • Peterson Creek Park
  • Beatte School of the Arts – 492 McGill Rd
  • Sahali Secondary – 255 Arrowstone Dr
     

Upper Sahali - Kamloops

  • South Sahali Elementary – 1585 Summit Dr.  This is one of two French Immersion elementatry schools in Kamloops.
  • Summit Elementary – 425 Monarch Crt
  • McGowan Park Elementary – 2080 Tremerton Dr.
  • Albert McGowan Park
    Kamloops is known as Canada's Tournament Capital and this park offers an ideal place to watch a good ball game. This award winning park includes ball diamonds, playground, pond and a community centre. There is also a Water Spray Park, washrooms - change rooms and a fresh water fountain is available.
  • Peterson Creek Park
    This is a great family hiking and picnicking area located just off Columbia Street, near 6th Avenue. (Watch for signs to the park) There are plenty of grassy areas, picnic tables, barbecues and great hiking trails leading to the caves and the falls.
  • Gleneagles Park
  • Gordonhorn Park
  • Robson Park
     

 Valleyview - Kamloops

  • Runs about 5 minutes east of the downtown core on the valley bottom with a few homes along the south Thompson River
  • A mixture of homes in this established well developed area with most homes aged 20+
  • Valleyview Park
  • Marion Schilling Elementary - 2200 Park Dr.
  • Valleyview Secondary - 1950 Valleyview Dr
  • Valleyview Arena - 353 Highland Rd

West End /South Kamloops – includes Downtown /City Center - Kamloops

  • Valley bottom along the South Thompson River and where it meets the North Thompson to form the Thompson River
  • Downtown area between Lower Sahali and the South Thompson River
  • Central location close to Royal Inland Hospital, Court Services and City Hall
  • Established neighbourhoods with heritage homes and numerous multi-family developments including high-rises, apartments and town homes.
  • Mature trees and well established gardens
  • Limited new development properties
  • Riverside Park - Water Park - Swimming
  • Pioneer Park
  • Exhibition Park -  Located at the foot of 10th Avenue and River Street. This stadium is the perfect venue to host or watch softball tournaments. Complete with dugouts, announcer's booth, bleachers, concession, and lights for night games as well as tennis.
  • Kamloops Heritage Railway
  • Prince Charles Park - Wading Pool
  • Interior Savings Centre - 300 Lorne St. WHL (Kamloops Blazers) arena  and major events
  • Memorial Arena - 740 Victoria St.
  • Kamloops Curling Club
  • Tennis Center
  • Skateboard Park
  • Stuart Wood Elementary - 245 St. Paul St.
  • St. Anns Academy – 205 Columbia St.
  • Lloyd George Elementary - 830 Pine St
  • South Kamloops Secondary - 820 Munro St.  This is the French Immersion high school.


      

Sun Rivers - Kamloops 

Sun Rivers Homes Kamloops BC

  • Sun Rivers golf course is intertwined amongst the newer homes.
  • Backs onto Mt. Paul
  • Long term (started at 99 years ) leased land from the Kamloops Indian Band
  • Views of the South Thompson and Northern hillsides
  • Mostly stratas on easily managed lots.
Sun Rivers looking South in Kamloops BC
Sun Rivers Beautiful Kamloops Real Estate
 

Westmount

  • Before Westsyde, below Batchelor Heights. 
  • Includes many single family homes in established neighborhoods.
  • Several townhouse developments, and a small mobile home park.
  • Westmount Elementary - 745 Walkem Rd.

Westsyde - Kamloops

  • North end of town.  Like its name, Westsyde stretches along the west side of the North Thompson River between the hill and the river. A number of waterfront homes rest on mostly level lots. A mix of older homes on established landscaped lots and newer developments with pockets of luxury homes, especially at the far north end of Westsyde by The Dunes golf course.
  • Westsyde boasts a great community feel with lots of community associations and events. One challenge with living in Westsyde is the one road in with a number of traffic lights and traffic, especially as Westsyde grows.
  • Westsyde Park  - Bring carrots! A favorite spot for those who enjoy feeding the small animals at a privatly owned hobby farm that borders the park. Vending machine will dispense grain for a small donation.
  • Westsyde Pool
  • Arthur Stevenson Elementary - 2890 Bank Rd
  • David Thompson Elementary - 1051 Pine Springs Rd.
  • Westsyde Secondary - 855 Bebek Rd
 
Information on this site is from sources deemed reliable but it should not be relied upon without independent verification.

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