Welcome to Glenmore Valley, a bustling and highly sought-after neighborhood in Kelowna that caters to both families and retirees alike.
Stretching from north to south and paralleling the picturesque Okanagan Lake, the valley boasts a variety of distinct regions, including Glenmore Highlands, Wilden, Knox Mountain Park, and the Clifton Road area, which effectively separate Glenmore from the waterfront. Central to the neighborhood’s accessibility is Glenmore Road, a major four-lane thoroughfare that runs through the valley, providing seamless connectivity all the way to Lake Country and Carr’s Landing just 20 minutes to the north.
Diversity defines the housing landscape in Glenmore Valley. In the 1980s and ’90s, the neighborhood saw the emergence of retirement-style communities alongside traditional family homes within contemporary neighborhoods. The area also features a selection of residential towers and numerous townhome and condominium developments, with a burgeoning wave of new retail and residential projects concentrated between the shopping district at Kanes Road and Summit Drive.
One of Glenmore Valley’s standout attributes is its remarkably convenient 10-minute commute to downtown Kelowna and the primary shopping district along Highway 97 and Harvey Avenue. This accessibility makes it an ideal choice for residents who value easy access to the city’s core amenities.
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The housing market in Glenmore Valley is as diverse as its residents. Prices for homes in this area span a wide range, from around $250,000 for condominiums to well over $1,000,000 for executive homes in new subdivisions. The heart of the neighborhood typically sees family homes in the $450,000 to $700,000 range, with pricing influenced by factors such as age and features.
Glenmore Valley takes pride in offering an array of amenities to its residents. From excellent schools and well-maintained parks to a network of walkways and bike paths, the neighborhood is designed with families and outdoor enthusiasts in mind. Convenient shops and stores cater to everyday needs, creating a thriving community with easy access to essential services.
Noteworthy developments are continually reshaping the landscape of Glenmore Valley. A prime example is the 20-acre site at Glenmore Road and Summit Drive, where residential homes, townhomes, and condominium housing by Traine Construction & Development are taking shape. This location also features a mix of commercial spaces, including the new Dairy Queen, enhancing the neighborhood’s overall appeal.