Lakeview Heights offers a real mix of older neighborhoods and new subdivisions being built out. The area includes the more established area around Ogden Rd to Stuart Rd and Lakeview Rd. Homes in this neighborhood can have exceptional views of Kelowna downtown looking across the lake.
Along the Lake facing North East, you will also find Campbell Road and the Casa Loma area. The Casa Loma Lakeshore Resort is a real favorite amongst those in the know. You have to access Campbell Road from Hwy 97 at the Bennett Bridge exit as the bank is too steep above to allow for access off of the neighborhoods near Thacker Rd and Ogden Rd.
This area is home to many excellent wineries. As you move along Mt Boucherie Road you pass Mt Boucherie Winery, Volcanic Hills, The Hatch, Quail’s Gate and the iconic Mission Hill Winery amongst others. The recently create Wine Trails goes through this area and is very popular with tourists.
New Neighbourhoods are going in on a high bench along the south-east-facing slopes of Mt Boucherie. This area is comparable to Kettle Valley across the lake but offers the directly opposite view toward Okanagan Mountain Park. Access to these new homes is mainly from Gregory Road and Mission Hills Road. Many executive homes in this area are selling for over $1,000,000.
A much-photographed area on Okanagan Lake is the Green Bay neighborhood. This Kelowna Neighbourhood has lagoon access for many homes that provide sheltered boat moorage in their backyards. As you head along Boucherie Rd you also gain access to other lakeshore homes and subdivisions at Pritchard Road.
There is not a lot of local services in this neighborhood except for a small shopping plaza on Anders Road. You will have to travel the 15 minutes up to the main shopping area on Hwy 97. The growth of this retail and commercial area in the past 15 years has been tremendous. At one point West Kelowna was the fastest growing community in Canada. Much of the credit goes to the efforts of Westbank First Nations, their government and leadership in the community.
The area continues to grow and thrive and has many fine schools and amenities including two excellent golf courses and Gellatley Park farther south. One local favorite is the lakeshore walk along Gellatly Bay Park which goes from the West Kelowna Yacht Club up to Rotary Park.
To learn more about Kelowna real estate in this neighborhood contact our team at Quincy Vrecko & Associates.