Joe Rich Real Estate for Sale
Joe Rich is a large region east of Kelowna along Highway 33 and is the perfect place for families and couples that want to live the rural lifestyle just outside the city limits. Joe Rich is full of large acreage properties that provide privacy and complete quiet away from developments and city lights and noise. Read more about Joe Rich real estate.
Joe Rich Real Estate Listings
Joe Rich is the main place to live for those wanting to enjoy the quiet and open lifestyle away from all shopping and city activities. The large acreages and ranches provide wide open space for off-road activities on private land and plenty of privacy with many homes surrounded by large pine forests. Homes range from smaller estates with 1-2 acre properties, to million dollar ranch and acreage homes with 10+ acres of land. Many homes are heated through the fireplace and contain barns and open land to be used for horses, storage, or recreational activities. Those wishing to enjoy the rural lifestyle of open land with heavy forests and close encounters with Okanagan wildlife will enjoy the quiet and privacy that many in Joe Rich call home.
Resources & Recreation Around Joe Rich
Off of Highway 33 East is the Joe Rich Community Hall to be used for weddings, reunions, and many other community functions with its main hall able to seat 120 people. The Hall also has an outdoor hockey rink for skating in the winter with court lines and hoops for basketball and tennis in the summer. Residents can also enjoy Wild Play Element Parks or Heartland Ranch to camp with a tent or RV and enjoy the hiking trails, horseback riding, and Zip lines while taking part in weddings, reunions, parties, or other gatherings.
Joe Rich situates itself only 30 minutes away from Big White Ski Resort. The trails and conditions at “Biggie” have received national awards while also providing restaurants and nightclubs for an enjoyable stay at one of Canada’s largest ski-out resort villages. Big White provides national praise with over 1,100 hectares of skiable terrain on 118 trails above the clouds. During the summer, Big White also provides many biking and hiking trails to stay active all year round.
All shopping and recreational needs are 15-20 minutes to the west along Highway 33 with easy access to stores such as Save On Foods, Value Village, Rexall, Shoppers Drug Mart, and many more restaurants and stores to enjoy. Only a short drive to the highway’s end leads to Costco with all shopping needs all along the one road with many gas stations and corner stores for quick errands. While shopping, Joe Rich residents can also enjoy the many parks and the YMCA centre with pools and gymnasiums before returning home.
Joe Rich Schools
Kids living in Joe Rich will attend Black Mountain Elementary just off Highway 33 allowing for safe and easy drop-off and pickup. Black Mountain prides itself on the positive feedback they receive concerning friendliness and a great environment. Schools buses will drive through Joe Rich to be sure your kids arrive to school on time each day.
Middle school kids will attend either Springvalley Middle School on Ziprick Road or Rutland Middle School on Rutland Road. Rutland Middle has a rich history reaching back to its opening in 1949 and Springvalley focuses on the social-emotional aspect of a child’s attendance as well as academic success and safety for meaningful learning.
Only a few blocks off Highway 33, Joe Rich high school students will attend Rutland Senior Secondary, the only secondary school that ranges from grades 9-12. RSS welcomes over 1,500 students from across Kelowna’s diverse east side with school and public transit allowing kids outside the area to arrive on time each day. RSS also includes a partnership with BCIT with duel credit programs and an Advanced Placement program for students wanting a lead on their postsecondary education.