Glenmore Homes & Real Estate | Kelowna BC
Glenmore is a sought after area for its abundance of amenities, convenient location, and recreational activities. Some of Kelowna’s best schools, shops, bars and restaurants are just walking distance from most homes in Glenmore. You can walk to the market for your groceries and the kids can walk to school! Living in Glenmore gives you a huge advantage of being close to everything you could possibly need in Kelowna, surrounded by parks, hiking and biking trails, golf courses, orchards and farms, cafes, bakeries, and everything in between! With a wide variety of real estate options there is something for every lifestyle and budget. Beautifully modern townhouses and condos, single family homes, large luxurious estates, and older developed landscaping with beautiful green spaces and mature tree-lined streets. If you are looking for a beautiful, family friendly neighbourhood away from the hustle and bustle of downtown while still being a short 5 minute drive to Kelowna’s vast local amenities then take a look at these listings below!
Top Glenmore Highlights
- Family friendly neighbourhoods
Glenmore is perfect for the whole family! Quiet streets, schools, parks, and sportsfields fill the area.
- Centrally located to downtown and highway 97
Located in the heart of Kelowna, no matter where you are headed you are close to literally everything! Making Glenmore a super convenient place to live. Short 15 minute drive to the University of British Columbia yet a 7 minute cruise gets you right downtown to Bernard.
- Close to all of Kelowna's ammendities.
Glenmore has awesome local shopping and dinning plazas. You never have to go far to get what you need!
- Surrounded by recreational parks and activities
Close to Parkinson Recreational Centre, Kelowna Apple Bowl Stadium, and Kelowna Golf and Country Club.
Glenmore Houses For Sale
Glenmore is the place to be for those that want easy access to Kelowna’s shopping centre while staying far enough away to enjoy peace and quiet. Development in Glenmore began in 1885 with Frederick Brent being one of the first settlers to receive a crown grant from the BC government. While in its early days was called “Starvation Flats” and “Dry Valley,” Glenmore gained its name after a contest was held to give it a more pleasant title, which went to two ladies that both submitted the name Glenmore. Glenmore is full of many homes and condos built from the 1950s to today with many providing a backyard pool. With access to many small parks, recreational centres, and only a short drive to Kelowna’s shopping centre and malls, Glenmore provides a high variety of homes built from the 1950s to today to give couples and families many options to find a place to call home.
Glenmore is centrally situated to provide short travel for shopping, recreation, and schools. Kelowna’s main shopping centre and mall is only a short drive down Glenmore Drive with downtown’s beaches and entertainment only a short distance to the west. Residents in Glenmore can also enjoy close access to many recreational activities like the Kelowna Golf & Country Club and the Parkinson Activity Centre for swimming and sports.
Glenmore also provides easy access to many parks and green spaces. The Glenmore neighbourhood offers many small parks with trails, swing sets, and even two tennis courts and a baseball diamond in Jack Robertson Memorial Park. On the west side of Glenmore Drive, residents can grab immediate essentials at the Mac’s or solon, or get dinner at Makoto Sushi. On the east side, golfers will enjoy the Kelowna Golf & Country Club with long and straight fairways and tennis courts beside the clubhouse.
In the southern point of Glenmore beside Highway 97 is the Parkinson Activity Centre that provides many outdoor and indoor recreational programs. The centre houses a 25-metre swimming pool with a children’s play pool, whirl pool, and steam room, a full gymnasium, outdoor playgrounds, a fitness room, tennis and pickleball courts, and several large fields for soccer, football, and other outdoor sports built right beside Apple Bowl Stadium.
A short drive down Glenmore Drive will lead directly to the highway with easy access to most of Kelowna’s largest stores for shopping needs like Save on Foods, Superstore, London Drugs, Toys R Us, Moores, and a short distance to Orchard Park Shopping Centre with a Hudson’s Bay, Best Buy, Chapters, Sport Chek, and over 160 other stores and restaurants that make it the largest shopping mall in the BC interior.
Kids living in Glenmore will attend Glenmore Elementary or Watson Road Elementary. Opening in 2000, Watson Road has grown to over 500 students with the mission to provide a safe environment for valued and respected students to work to their full potential. Glenmore elementary also provides K-6 French Immersion classes.
Older kids in Glenmore will join North Kelowna students at Dr. Knox Middle School on Drysdale Boulevard. Named after the horse-riding medical doctor William Knox, Dr. Knox Middle provides grade 7 students with French Immersion education and creating a positive school spirit of belonging and connectedness.
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