Lower Mission Real Estate Overview
The Lower Mission is the pinnacle of Kelowna’s real estate market. Estate-sized, lakeside homes, often gated driveways and manicured mature landscaping indicate that you’ve arrived in the Mission. Street names like Hobson, Lakeshore, and Abbott strike a chord with most residents of our lakeside city. Houses in the area range from contemporary modern-built mansions to classic Tudors. In fact, you can even find architecture reminiscent of Tuscan vacations when you’re in this breezy part of Kelowna.
Aside from luxury homes, there are also a few other unique property types to be found in the Lower Mission suburbs. Those who prefer low maintenance will love the townhome developments and condo buildings in the area. Some units are also zoned to accommodate short-term rentals to appeal to savvy investors, looking for a slice of Kelowna’s enviable market.
Home to some of the most iconic Kelowna waterfront hotels like the Eldorado and Manteo Resort means that summer is busy! Tourists flock to lower mission beaches like Gyro. Gyro, Sarsons, Rotary, and Bluebird beaches are packed with paddlers, volleyball, and sun-worshippers. In the autumn the beaches are quiet and provide the most ideal walking paths. The Abbott Corridor provides a safe spot to stroll, bike and roll when the roads are congested. You’ll find many residents in the Lower Mission use this as a quick, green commute to downtown and other destinations throughout the city.
There’s no shortage of places to dine, grab a beverage or pick up some unique Okanagan gifts in the Lower Mission. On one end, you’ll find The Mission Park Plaza has access to big box groceries, a pharmacy, fast food, liquor, and coffee. This side of the lower mission conveniently borders the hip South Pandosy strip with unique pubs, eateries, and nightlife.
At the other end of the lower mission is where you’ll find unique places that locals frequent often. From a brewpub in a barn to everyone’s favourite pizza hangout, the lower mission is always a fan favourite.
Schools in the Lower Mission, offer a range of options for learners. Okanagan College is a trades and business school for post-secondary education. There are several French and English elementary options, KLO middle school, Kelowna Secondary School, and OKM high school. All schools are central to bus routes and many are within walking distance of properties in the Lower Mission area.
If you’re ready to cash in on some of Kelowna’s most savoury real estate in the lower mission then get in touch with Hilbert&Crick today!