Shannon Lake Homes & Real Estate | West Kelowna BC
Smith Creek is a beautiful family orientated neighbourhood perched above Shannon Lake in West Kelowna. It is one of the most sought after neighborhoods for families and retirees for a reason. Surrounded by towering mountains and hills, lush forestry, orchards and vineyards making Smith Creek a stunning place to call home. The area has a diverse variety of homes to fit any lifestyle. Newly developed upscale family homes, modern condos and townhouses, and a lot of properties that date back to the early 1980’s with large lots and maturely grown landscaping and fruit trees. Living at Smith Creek means having a super easy and convenient location to all local amenities while still living in a peaceful and quaint neighbourhood. Grocery stores, doctors offices, farmers markets, restaurants, pubs, and coffee shops are just a few minutes away from your front door. Surrounded with gorgeous nature and wildlife, there will never be a shortage of outdoor recreational activities to keep you and the family busy. If the abundance of hiking, biking, and walking trails aren't enough, Shannon Lake is a short 8 minute drive down the hill. A peaceful outdoor attraction in itself where you can enjoy fishing rainbow trout, perch, and bass. If fishing isn't your thing take a scenic walk around the lake, enjoy a picnic, and spot some wildlife.
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Top Shannon Lake Highlights
- Variety of property types including townhouses, condos, and single family homes.
- Shannon lake itself: beautiful walking trails, fishing, and kayaking.
- Very family friendly, surrounded by schools, parks and recreation.
- Short 5 minute drive to the beach.
- Quiet secluded living while still being close to all local ammendities.
- 15 minute drive to downtown Kelowna.
Shannon Lake homes for sale
Shannon Lake offers a variety of housing from move-in ready newly constructed homes, to lower maintenance townhomes and condos. There are also plenty of charming character homes with mature landscaping to choose from as well. Known for being family-friendly, Shannon Lake has various parks and playgrounds within close proximity to most neighbourhoods. Kinsmen Athletic Park is a 10.7 hectare popular Shannon Lake Park that features a baseball diamond, soccer field and picnic area with updated playground equipment.
Across from the athletic park is a handy convenience store and local hotspot, Neighbours Pub. Other close-by amenities include the local pool, Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre, as well as one of the resident favourites, the Landmark Cinemas’ Encore movie theatre. West Kelowna, or Westbank as some call it, has a Winners and Homesense, along with many other big-box stores such as Home Depot, Canadian Tire, and Value Village. The transit is simple to navigate and runs a steady schedule through Shannon Lake to accommodate secondary school or work in Kelowna. West Kelowna has seen year-over-year growth, and is now home to over 30,000 people.
Shannon Lake Neighbourhood Schools
The Westside has seven elementary schools, the reputable Shannon Lake Elementary is at the heart of the Shannon Lake community. There are two middle schools, one in the Glenrosa area named, Glenrosa Middle School, as well as one called Constable Neil Bruce, which is closest to Shannon Lake. There is one bustling high school named Mount Boucherie Secondary, located at the base of Mount Boucherie Mountain – which is also an excellent place to hike. Westbank does not have a college or university; however, it is a quick thirty kilometers to the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus, and an even closer drive to the Okanagan College campus.
Shannon Lake is a 3.7 hectare regional park which engulfs the south part of Shannon Lake. Take a leisurely stroll through the park and soak up the beautiful scenic views of Shannon Lake, or enjoy a quick lunch in the picnic area.