ColdstreamOne of the first areas settled in the North Okanagan region (incorporated in 1906), the community of Coldstream, is located on Highway 6 on the eastern border of Vernon. Vernon and Coldstream are sophisticated and cosmopolitan, yet intimate and friendly..
The COLDSTREAM VALLEY wraps around the east and south of the City of Vernon and carefully blends small and large acreage's with family neighborhoods, parks, schools, college and community services. The valley stretches eastward through rolling hills and rich agricultural land to the community of Lavington. Activities center around beautiful Kalamalka Lake, named one of the world's ten most beautiful lakes by National Geographic magazine. The gorgeous Emerald and Azure blue colors of Kalamalka Lake have to be seen to be believed.
The beautiful landscape surrounding COLDSTREAM is complemented by the wide range of activities and services it has to offer! An abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities include the Silver Star Mountain Resort, Sovereign Lakes Cross Country Ski Area and five golf courses: Predator Ridge www.predatorridge.com, Vernon Golf & Country Club, Spallumcheen, and Hillview Golf and Highlands Golf Short-Game.
Coldstream boasts several parks, including the beautiful Kalamalka Provincial Park, with great hiking trails and beautiful beaches. Cycling opportunities abound, with many interesting backroads and byways to explore. Several boat launches provide a getaway to adventure on Kalamalka Lake.
The appealing location and many amenities of the Coldstream area make it a very attractive destination for those seeking real estate in a smaller community with both a country lifestyle and close proximity to a lake. From lakeshore properties, to established neighborhoods, to resort properties, to acreage's and estate developments, the real estate market in the area is varied and diverse. Many neighborhoods boast panoramic views of the lake, lush orchards and parks. The real estate market in general follows the trend of Vernon which so close by. As in every other area in British Columbia, local real estate is subject to market trends, as well as supply and demand in the larger regional economy.
A short 5-minute drive away is the city of Vernon, which is home to a large and diverse arts community; chances are you can catch an art exhibit, play or musical performance throughout the year. All the amenities are all a short distance from Coldstream! Located halfway between Vancouver and Calgary, Coldstream is well positioned to access many markets, with plenty of room for new ventures!