Kelowna Neighbourhoods - Local Map & Area Directory

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Let's talk a little bit about the different areas of Kelowna. Kelowna is divided into twenty unique neighbourhoods covering over two hundred square kilometers and situated along the lakeshore of Okanagan lake, rolling over the hills, mountains, and valleys. The surrounding communities include Lake Country to the east and West Kelowna to the west.

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Learn about the different areas of Kelowna by watching our in-depth guide to the different Kelowna Neighbourhoods in this video.

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Black Mountain

This neighbourhood, located just east and to the southeast outside of Kelowna along Highway 33 on the way to Big White, has a variety of modern suburbs throughout the area.

Black Mountain has a solid residential presence, and many new developments are currently under construction, including Blue Sky, Prospect at Black Mountain, and Kirschner mountain. These locations offer many premium homes with modern high-end finishes that feature some of the best lake and city views you can find throughout Kelowna.

Black Mountain Elementary is in the neighbourhood, and other schools are only a short drive away. Black Mountain is a very popular neighbourhood for families.

There are beautiful hiking and walking trails throughout the neighbourhood to explore. It is recommended to have a vehicle to complete errands, as the transit exists, but there are not many options yet.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Black Mountain is currently at $1,096,225, and the average sale price for a townhome is $584,475

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Big White

Located southeast of Kelowna along Highway 33 connecting to Big White Road, Big White is a major ski resort in Kelowna, British Columbia. Big White provides residents with entertainment year-round. There is always action up at Big White, especially in winter, and one of our family favorites is the New Year's eve firework celebration.

There are various restaurants and stores within the village. During the winter, people flock to the hill for skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, and more. As of a few years ago, Big White is now open to hikers, cyclists, mountain bikers, and BMX riders in the warmer months.

While you can complete many errands without having to leave Big White, it is vehicle-dependent. Big White is roughly a forty-five-minute drive from the nearest city, Kelowna.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Big White is currently at $826,725, the average sale price for a townhome is $575,107, and the average sale price for a condo is $424,035

Crawford Estates

In the middle of Kelowna's Upper Mission, Lower Mission, and South East Kelowna, is a luxurious feeling residential community named Crawford Estates. With all the amenities of the Mission nearby, this neighbourhood is closer to the city than it actually feels.

There are a variety of parks, such as Woodhaven Regional Park, and Redridge Park, right inside the Crawford Estates neighbourhood. Crawford Falls is a popular shorter hike during the winter and the summer.

Because this neighbourhood is mainly residential, owning and operating a vehicle is highly recommended. There is some transit availability in this neighbourhood, but it is limited.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Crawford Estates is currently at $1,644, 790

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Dilworth Mountain

This residential neighbourhood is nestled nicely into Dilworth Mountain just northeast of downtown Kelowna. It is only a few minutes from downtown Kelowna where you'll find all the amenities you need.

With parks such as Dilworth Mountain Park, Summit Park, and Cassiar Park in the neighbourhood, there is plenty of open space to explore. Just at the bottom of the mountain is the Mill Creek Linear Park, with a walkway that connects downtown Kelowna to Rutland.

To complete most errands in Dilworth Mountain, you'll require a vehicle. There are limited transit options to get you up and down the various hills.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Dilworth Mountain is currently at $1,132,341, the average sale price for a townhome is $696,889, and the average sale price for a condo is $414,469

Ellison

Located east of Highway 97 following Old Vernon Road, east of the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus, Ellison is heavily residential. This neighbourhood is a few minutes away from Kelowna, giving residents much-needed peace.

There are various orchards, farms, and wineries in the area. You'll also find several hiking trails, a dog park, and the Kelowna International Airport just a few minutes away.

Ellison is a bit outside of Kelowna's city center, so a vehicle will make errands much more manageable. Some errands can be accomplished on foot or by cycling, depending on your location in the Ellison neighbourhood.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Ellison is currently $973,290, and the average sale price for a townhome is $877,583

Fintry

This small community of Fintry is found on the west side of Okanagan Lake, 24km north of Kelowna and 50 km south of Vernon in the Fintry Provincial Park and Protected Area. This community respects and conserves nature and is a popular location for campers, hikers, boaters, kayakers, and beach-goers.

Due to the smaller size of the community, this neighbourhood offers residents plenty of privacy and opportunities to experience the beautiful, natural wonders of Kelowna and the Okanagan.
Due to the isolated nature of this neighbourhood, a vehicle is recommended.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Fintry is currently $635,805, and the average sale price for a condo is $233,675

Glenmore

Glenmore, located in northern Kelowna along Glenmore Road and behind Knox Mountain, provides the residents with many amenities while complementing the surrounding area. With Knox Mountain, a variety of parks, and tons of hiking trails nearby, there is plenty of opportunities to lose yourself in nature.

With multiple restaurants, stores, and coffee shops throughout this neighbourhood, you can complete most of your errands within the neighbourhood. Due to it being a few minutes from Kelowna by car, a vehicle is recommended, but various transit routes include direct transit to both the University of British Columbia Okanagan and Okanagan College.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Glenmore is currently at $996,985, the average sale price for a townhome is $599,422, and the average sale price for a condo is $432,432

Joe Rich

This neighbourhood is located past Black Mountain, east of Kelowna, along Highway 33. Many residences in Joe Rich are pretty secluded and enjoy plenty of privacy with mature landscaping, more giant trees, and extra large property.

WildPlay Element Parks is found here in this neighbourhood, and offers some physical fun. There are several camping opportunities throughout this neighbourhood.

To complete all your errands, a vehicle is a necessity. Highway 33 connects Kelowna and Rockcreek and is a popular route for those traveling to Osoyoos.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Joe Rich is currently at $1,016,399

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Kelowna North (downtown Kelowna)

Located downtown near Okanagan Lake, North Kelowna is the city's cultural center and offers so many wonderful attractions and. things to do that include: Various theatres, artisan stores, restaurants, coffee shops, bookstores, library, Innovation Centre, and Cascades casino make North Kelowna a vibrant community full of opportunity.

This is also one of the most common places to find the newest high and low-rise condos for sale in Kelowna.

Nature lovers can enjoy multiple parks, walks along the Okanagan lakeshore, and hikes all over Knox Mountain.

Stuart Park offers free outdoor skating, with rentals available during the winter. At the multi-purpose arena, there is always an entertaining event, such as sports games, comedy shows, concerts, and other performances.

North Kelowna offers close proximity to nature, several amenities, employment opportunities, and nightlife. With an excellent walk score and convenient public transit, this neighbourhood is ideal for those who wish to live in the center of it all without having to rely on a vehicle for day-to-day life.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Kelowna North is currently at $1,006,314, the average sale price for a townhome is $767,456, and the average sale price for a condo is $533,519

Kelowna South

Located south of Highway 97, north of K.L.O. Road, and West of Gordon Road to the lake, the Kelowna south neighbourhood is very accessible for walkers, bikers, and drivers. With many shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and more, this is a bustling neighbourhood suitable for many types of residents.

Within Kelowna South is the largest hospital in the interior, Kelowna General Hospital, and multiple schools, including elementary, middle, secondary, and Okanagan College. Some shopping centers include Mission Park Shopping Centre, Sopa Square, and a large section of Pandosy Street that boasts several stores and restaurants.

There are various types of properties available in Kelowna's South neighbourhood, including student housing, condominiums, adult-gated communities, and large lots with beach access points. Running along the lake, this neighbourhood offers plenty of access to beaches, parks, and scenic nature walks.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Kelowna South is currently at $1,032,043, the average sale price for a townhome is $703,277, and the average sale price for a condo is $476,722

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Kettle Valley

Located southwest of downtown Kelowna in the middle of the Upper Mission, this neighbourhood has a substantial residential population. Kettle Valley is a close-knit community with some hidden gems throughout the neighbourhood, like one of my favourite local places to go for the best pizza Papitos Pizza in Kettle Valley

There are parks such as Quilchena Park, Tulameen Park, Providence Park, Jewel Park, and more in Kettle Valley. This neighbourhood is also close to the Kettle Valley Rail Trail - a popular walking, cycling, and snowshoeing trail.
Some errands can be accomplished on foot or by cycling, but a vehicle is recommended. This neighbourhood is relatively peaceful, as there are mostly residential properties in the area.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Kettle Valley is currently $1,313,958, and the average sale price for a townhome is $739,000

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Lower Mission

Between K.L.O. and Colette Road, along Gordon Drive, the Lower Mission has a mix of local shops, restaurants, and residential properties. This area offers something for everyone with townhomes, condominiums, and detached homes.

The Lower Mission offers a multitude of elementary schools and Okanagan Mission Secondary. Kelowna Secondary School, K.L.O. Middle School, and the Okanagan College are all nearby.

The Lower Mission is rich with amenities but is also quite large with pockets of suburbs, so depending on where you live, you may need a vehicle. This area is home to several shopping centers, famous beaches like Gyro, Rotary, and Sarsons, the Mission Park Greenway, the H20 Centre, sports fields, and restaurants.

The average sale price for a single-family home in the Lower Mission is currently at $1,370,946, and the average sale price for a townhome is $789,639, and the average sale price for a condo is $473,592

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McKinley Landing

This neighbourhood offers beautiful waterfront properties on the eastern side of Okanagan Lake. Located along Bennett Road north of Kelowna and west of the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus, McKinley Landing has a variety of residential properties.

Many waterfront properties have docks for boats, and with multiple beach access points, it's easy to enjoy the Okanagan summers on the lake. There are some hiking trails and parks nearby to explore.

McKinley Landing is relatively isolated, so almost all errands require a vehicle.

The average sale price for a single-family home in McKinley Landing is currently at $1,571,077, the average sale price for a townhome is $829,917, and the average sale price for a condo is $747,000

North Glenmore

Located between Glenmore Road North and Highway 97 northeast of downtown Kelowna, North Glenmore covers a large portion of the land. There is always something to do with a variety of hikes, walks, shopping centers, and restaurants. This neighbourhood connects Kelowna and Lake Country via Glenmore Road North.

Some stores and restaurants that can be found are IGA, Shoppers Drug Mart, Starbucks, Brandt's Creek Pub (some of the best chicken wings in Kelowna), and Tim Hortons. North Glenmore Elementary can also be found in this neighbourhood.

This neighbourhood is a short drive from the main shopping centers in Kelowna. Since this neighbourhood covers a lot of area and it is more residential, a vehicle is recommended to complete most errands.

The average sale price for a single-family home in North Glenmore is currently at $1,004,551, and the average sale price for a townhome is $632,471, and the average sale price for a condo is $392,860

Rutland North

Located north of Highway 33 and east of Highway 97, Rutland North has a strong residential community with many options for shopping, restaurants, businesses, and entertainment. Rutland North has options for everyone, mainly composed of single-family homes, condos, and townhouses.

Some schools include Rutland Elementary, Rutland Middle, and Rutland Secondary School. With the YMCA, Rutland Twin Arena, Rutland Sports Field, and the Grand 10 Theater nearby, plenty of activities can be enjoyed year-round.

This neighbourhood makes walking and biking very easy. Most errands can be accomplished on foot or by bicycle, and the Kelowna bus transit is also available.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Rutland North is currently at $842,680, and the average sale price for a townhome is $521,689, and the average sale price for a condo is $324,272

Rutland South

Located south of Highway 33, north of Mission Creek, and east of Banks Road, Rutland South is mostly residential, but it also has a strong business population. With roads that cut through the neighbourhood and connect to Highway 33, like Hollywood Road South and Rutland Road South, this neighbourhood is very accessible.

Rutland South has schools such as Belgo Elementary, South Rutland Elementary, Springvalley Elementary, and Springvalley Middle School. There is Rutland Middle School and Rutland Senior Secondary, only a few minutes down Rutland Road North.

This neighbourhood has walkways throughout the residential areas, making traveling by foot or cycling relatively easy. Most errands can be accomplished this way, but a vehicle is recommended to explore and do errands in the rest of Kelowna.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Rutland South is currently at $742,947, and the average sale price for a townhome is $449,400, and the average sale price for a condo is $332,164

South East Kelowna

Located southeast of downtown Kelowna and south of Mission Creek, this neighbourhood is surrounded by nature. With orchards, farms, parks, hiking trails, wineries, and golf courses throughout this area, there is always something to explore.

The Harvest Golf Club, Myra Canyon Adventure Park, Myra Canyon Trestles, and the Mission Creek Greenway are only some of the exciting places to explore in this neighbourhood.

South East Kelowna has a strong residential population. Being only a few minutes out of the main part of the city, it is great for those that need a break from the hustle and bustle once in a while. To complete all of your errands in the city it is recommended to have a vehicle.

The average sale price for a single-family home in South East Kelowna is currently at $1,663,947, and the average sale price for a townhome is $978,667

Springfield/Spall

Located north of Highway 33 and east of Highway 97, Rutland North has a strong residential community with many options for shopping, restaurants, businesses, and entertainment. Mainly composed of single-family homes, condos, and townhouses, Rutland North has options for everyone.

Some schools include Rutland Elementary, Rutland Middle, and Rutland Secondary School. With the YMCA, Rutland Twin Arena, Rutland Sports Field, and the Grand 10 Theater nearby, plenty of activities can be enjoyed year-round.

This neighbourhood lends itself very well to those looking to walk and bike to work. Most errands can be accomplished on foot or by bicycle, and the Kelowna transit is also available.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Springfield/Spal is currently at $839,597, the average sale price for a townhome is $625,105and the average sale price for a condo is $403,102

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University District

The University District of Kelowna is located at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus and the surrounding areas. There is a solid residential population around the university and in Quail Ridge.
Aberdeen Preparatory School is located just south of the university. This neighborhood has a couple of golf courses and many opportunities for hiking, walking, cycling, and more.
The majority of the population is students that attend the university. Additional amenities are built nearby, so many errands can be completed nearby. A vehicle is recommended, but the university is a junction for various transit routes.

The average sale price for a single-family home in University District is currently at $1,089,154, and the average sale price for a townhome is $591,893, and the average sale price for a condo is $434,645

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Upper Mission

Located south of the Lower Mission and Crawford Estates in Kelowna, the Upper Mission follows Okanagan Lake, providing spectacular views. Within this neighbourhood there are wineries such as Summerhill Winery, Cedar Creek Winery, and St. Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery.

There are some restaurants and coffee shops throughout the Upper Mission. The lake, various parks, and nearby hiking trails provide a fantastic escape into nature. The only school in the area is Chute Lake Elementary, but other schools in Kelowna are accessible.

A vehicle is recommended for this neighbourhood to complete most of your errands, while some can be completed on foot or by cycling.

The average sale price for a single-family home in University District is currently $1,461,094, and the average sale price for a townhome is $885,000

Wilden

Located north of Glenmore along Upper Canyon Road in Kelowna, Wilden has a robust residential population. Access to the Upper Canyon Open Space and other natural areas offers plenty of opportunities to escape into nature.

Knox Mountain Park is just southwest of Wilden. This park gives even more opportunities for hikes and nature adventures.

This neighbourhood is located only a few minutes out of the main city of Kelowna. Because of the distance, all errands require a vehicle to complete.

The average sale price for a single-family home in Wilden is currently at $1,588,315, and the average sale price for a townhome is $969,500

Now that was A LOT of information on all of the Kelowna neighbourhoods!

If you have questions or require more information on these Kelowna neighbourhoods, reach out to one of our local Kelowna REALTORS and community experts. They would be happy to answer your questions.

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