Bay Vista West Kelowna Community
Learn all About Bay Vista West Kelowna Below
West Kelowna's Bay Vista Gated Community is the perfect place to downsize and purchase your retirement home. This lovely community offers a wide range of homes to choose from, each with its unique features and steps from Okanagan Lake. If you're looking for a comfortable place to spend your golden years, look no further than Bay Vista!
Today we are in West Kelowna's Westbank Centre neighbourhood. The location here is genuinely terrific. In one direction, you have Okangana lakeshore hosting a wide variety of things to do in the summer. Gellatly Bay Waterfront Park is a popular local swim spot, or take a wonderful stroll along Gellatly Bay.
There is also a wonderful off-leash dog park for your four-legged friends to take a quick dip and cool off.
Up the hill is West Kelowna's city center, which includes all essentials you'll need to live daily. In under five minutes, picture yourself driving to any essential shops from the gates of Bay Vista to get groceries, medical clinics, banks, coffee, Walmart, Royal Canadian Superstore, Canadian Tire, Home Depot, and so much more.
You can golf a round or two before noon at Two Eagles Golf Course or spend a full day on the popular Shannon Lake Golf Course, both just minutes away.
If you love wine, look no further. Bay Vista is located right on the Westside Wine Trail, and award winning wineries like Quails Gate, Mission Hill, The Hatch, and Frind Winery, await you. Your wineglass will never run dry!
The amenities at Bay Vista Include
Are you looking for an amenity-rich community with a pool? Look no further than Bay Vista. The community features a pool, hot tub, clubhouse with a fully stocked kitchen for cooking, billiards table, library reading nook, and fitness center with elliptical, treadmill, and free weights. And plenty of other amenities that are perfect for downsizers and home buyers.
The Types of Homes at Bay Vista
Bay Vista is divided into 73 total units and divided into 43 condos and 30 townhomes to choose from. This gated community is always gated so residents can feel extra safe and secure.
The units inside of Bay Vista were constructed between 2003-2005
Now let's talk about real estate at Bay Vista. Over the last year, there has been very little market activity, so we pulled up some market data from the past to give you a sense of the prices and what you can expect when house hunting here.
There have been no recently sold townhomes in the last year. The most recent unit to sell was in September of 2021 and was a three bedroom three bathroom 2400 SqFt unit which sold for $790,000.
The apartment complex offers a range of units starting from the smallest one bedroom one bathroom 934 SqFt units to three bedroom three bathroom 1761 square feet units. While the most common units are two bedroom two bathroom condos with 1300 SqFt of living space.
There are two different floor plan options when looking at the townhomes in Bay Vista. You can get a 1775 SqFt two bedroom, three-bathroom unit or a 2,779 SqFt three bedroom, three-bathroom unit. The most common townhome units are three bedroom three bathroom with 2200 SqFt of living space.
Over the past three years, from 2022 - 2020 the average sale price for a three-bedroom three bathroom townhome has been $701,133
Most of the townhomes here are walkout ranchers will fully finished basements.
All have main-floor primary bedrooms, but the only drawback is that laundry is downstairs in the basement, so if you are not 100% okay with stairs, this might not be the community for you.
All townhomes have standard size double car garages and excellent length driveways, no small sliver driveways, so if you've got a truck or a longer car, you're in luck!
Inside the homes at Bay Vista, you'll find gorgeous updates to most homes, including engineered hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances, quartz or granite countertops, vaulted ceilings, and ample open windows to show off the beautiful lake, valley, and mountain views.
What does the monthly strata fee include at Bay Vista?
Strata fees at the time of this video are currently $315
It includes professional landscaping, clearing the roads of snow and ice, management, recreational facilities to access the pool, hot tub, and gym, insurance, sewer, water, trash removal, and your contingency reserve. Basically, the savings account for the strata complex for future repairs and maintenance.
This community is age-restricted, and all residents at Bay Vista must be 55 years of age or older.
Pets are allowed with restrictions as rule changes so often. Please get in touch with me for updated information on strata rules and fees since the writing of this blog post.
- Notable Features of Bay Vista
- 1 part Townhome Complex
- 1 part Apartment Complex
- Bare Land Strata
- Rancher Walkout Style Homes
- Two and three-bedroom floor plans
- Fully Finished Basements
- Gas Fireplaces (upstairs and downstairs)
- No RV/Boat Parking
- Age Restrictions - 55+
- Waterfront Nearby
- Semi Lakeshore
- Golf Nearby
- Public Transit Nearby
- Quiet Area
- Shopping Nearby
- Hot Tub
- Transit Nearby
- Recreation Nearby: Johnson Bentley Aquatic Center
- Construction: Wood Frame - Vinyl
- Year Built 2005-2006
The community of Bay Vista is located at 2100 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna V4T 2X1, in West Kelowna's Westbank Centre neighbourhood.
Hi! 👋 I’m Brandon Grass, a local Okanagan real estate agent and creator of this website. I wanted to say thank you so much for stopping by and taking the time to read my latest blog post. I hope you found it helpful and informative. I’m always looking for feedback and suggestions from my readers on future topics to cover.