The Okanagan is home to amazing real estate with incredible views of the lake. Each lakeview community has a different surrounding making each view unique.
We are real estate professionals in the Okanagan specializing in lakeview homes, therefore we are the best team to take you on a tour of the Okanagan. On this journey we will give you our perspective of each lakeview community and explain the differences in these breathtaking views.
In this 3 part blog series, we will tour homes in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland and Lake Country. We will explain how each lakeview community captures the stunning beauty of Lake Okanagan in a unique way. All beautiful and captivating. From sunrise to sundown, to the twinkle of the lights at night reflecting off the water.
First of all, we start our tour of homes in Kelowna
This area was cleared out by the Okanagan fires of 2003 as a result, is now one of Kelowna’s fastest growing communities. High in the hills of Kelowna, this Lakeview community features mainly newer homes with vast panoramic views of Lake Okanagan. These lakeviews are primarily of Lake Okanagan and the growing community around it. Because of the south and west facing views, it makes this Lakeview community popular for the sun seekers looking to soak in the Okanagan sun. While some of the north facing views get a glimpse of downtown Kelowna.
The Lakeview community of Glenmore is nestled up against Knox Mountain. A popular mountain for hiking, biking and sightseeing right in the heart of Kelowna’s downtown. This small lakeview community has a mix of old and new homes. There are some of the best waterfront properties in Kelowna found in this area. Most homes here offer big, west facing lakeviews from Peachland to Vernon.
Established in the 90’s Dilworth is still building homes today. Dilworth mountain is in the centre of Kelowna making lakeviews quite unique. This lakeview community has some of the most diverse views of Lake Okanagan. Depending on the position of the home, these lakeviews can encompass both city and Lake Views. A more lively night view with lights twinkling for miles.
Wilden is a newer lakeview community located north of Glenmore. This area has a more rustic feel with the lakeview through the towering evergreen trees. This area is on the other side of Knox mountain and features newer, craftsman style homes.
East of Kelowna
South East Kelowna
East of Kelowna, this lakeview community seems like it is miles from the city yet it is only minutes away. Surrounded by acreages, orchards, vineyards and golf courses, the views are serene. Mainly larger homes in the area, and only few with these prime Lakeviews. Therefore, the ones that do are picturesque. Lake Okanagan is framed by the lush rolling hills of South East acreages. Truly a spectacular setting to view the lake.
Ellison is mainly a flatter residential area and farming community, also home to the Kelowna International Airport. The views in this lakeview community are found in the homes perched above the flats of Ellison. These lakeviews are just a portion of the views captured in this area. The lake is off the distance over the city of Kelowna, the vast orchards and large acreages in the area. An active night view as planes land of the tarmack of YLW.
There are mainly newer homes in this lakeview community. The furthest distance from the lake, the west facing view is complex with a mix of city, mountains, orchards, golf courses and farms. The higher up the mountain you go, the more vast the view gets, as a result, you get a little bit of everything from this lakeview community.
Above all, depending on what view you are after, there is a lakefront community that will capture it. Our next series will explore West Kelowna lake views.
Quincy Vrecko and Associates specializes in Premium Properties and waterfront homes that feature incredible lakeviews. As a result, our team of professionals can find the best lakeview community that suits your lifestyle.