Best Neighbourhoods of Greater Vernon - Coldstream BC

We're going to take you on a virtual tour of one of the best neighborhoods to buy a home in Greater Vernon—Coldstream. As a seasoned real estate expert, I'm excited to share insights about this picturesque area that has captured the hearts of many. So, let's dive right in!

The Charm of Coldstream:
Coldstream, nestled just outside Vernon city limits in Southeastern British Columbia, is a gem among neighborhoods. It's not just a place; it's a thriving municipality with its own mayor, council, and municipal offices, having been incorporated in 1966.

With a population of 11,171 as of 2021, Coldstream maintains a unique rural feel compared to the denser Vernon city. It's a place where you can truly experience the beauty of the great outdoors, making it an ideal spot for outdoor enthusiasts.

Natural Wonders:
One of Coldstream's crowning jewels is its proximity to the stunning Kalamalka Lake. Known as a marl lake, Kalamalka Lake's water transforms into a captivating Caribbean blue-green hue during the summer, creating a breathtaking sight. National Geographic even recognizes it as one of the world's most beautiful lakes, translating its name to "Lake of Many Colors."

Outdoor Activities Galore:
Coldstream offers a plethora of outdoor activities. From hiking and biking to relaxing on pristine beaches, you'll find something for everyone here. The rail trail, a popular pathway, connects Coldstream to Kelowna, making it a paradise for cyclists and walkers.

Discovering Coldstream's Areas:
Coldstream is a large neighborhood with diverse areas to explore. In this blog series, we'll delve into each of these areas to give you an in-depth look at what they offer in terms of lifestyle, amenities, and real estate options.

Calvue Estates: This area boasts beautiful views across Kalamalka Lake and the Monashee Mountains. Its convenient location near the highway and close proximity to the college make it an attractive choice for residents.

Long Lake and Lavington Estates: These lakeside communities offer a mix of stunning lakeshore homes. While some properties may have steep lake access, the incredible lake views more than compensate for it.

Middleton Mountain: Situated at the head of Kalamalka Lake, Middleton Mountain offers jaw-dropping views of the lake. Its extensive trail system and proximity to Kalamalka Beach make it an appealing area for those who enjoy both nature and convenience.

Coldstream is undeniably a jewel in Greater Vernon's crown. Its natural beauty, outdoor activities, and diverse neighborhoods make it a top choice for those seeking an idyllic place to call home. Stay tuned for more insights into Coldstream's unique areas and the real estate opportunities they offer.


About the Author: The article above, Best Neighbourhoods of Greater Vernon - Coldstream BC, was provided by Lisa Salt, an authority on Vernon BC and area real estate and a leader in the field of real estate blogging and vlogging.  Lisa and her group have helped literally helped thouands of families buy and sell homes since 1993. 

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