Spotlight on Lower Mission - Kelowna

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Lower Mission-Kelowna

Lower Mission in the City of Kelowna is a historic area where the first whiteLower Mission Lake Okanagan View settlement in the Okanagan Valley took place. Dating back to 1859 when the occupation of the whites was first established, Lower Mission is known as the oldest community of Kelowna.  This, however, has not prevented community developers from continuously improving the area over the years. Because of its natural beauty, Lower Mission has now become one of the prime places in which to live. Its strategic location, accessible schools, and nearby amenities are among the top reasons why homebuyers love to choose this functional community.    

 

Lower Mission-Real Estate

Making a decision to buy a dream property requires research before one finally makes a choice. Lower Mission is the answer: it provides a number of residential properties to match a potential buyer’s particular values, interests, and budget.  The homes in Lower Mission vary from comfy single-family homes to investment condos and luxury townhouses, all offered at reasonable prices. A plethora of captivating economically-priced homes are available in this beautiful neighbourhood to suit one’s lifestyle and individual needs.  

Costs of condos, townhomes, single family homes and lakefront properties (lots with acreage) range from $150,000 to millions of dollars allowing prospective buyers enough freedom to choose what suits them best.

Lower Mission-Schools

The unquestionable importance of education makes the accessibility of schools a primary concern in looking for a place to live. Parents with schoolchildren can feel at ease living in Lower Mission as it supports the welfare of children, families, and the community as a whole as shown by the number of schools located in the immediate vicinity

Lower Mission students engage in exciting and wholesome life-learning activities in great schools like Okanagan College.  University and transfer programs, comprehensive adult education, and trade courses are available in Lower Mission. Elementary and secondary schools with English and French lessons are plentiful. Many of these institutions are located nearby.  The regional schools include:

Anne McClymont Elementary (K-7)

4489 Lakeshore Road

Kelowna, B.C. V1W 1W9

260-764-4122

 

Casorso Elementary (English & French Immersion K-6)

3675 Casorso Road Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3E1

 

Dorothea Walker Elementary (K-7)

4346 Gordon Drive

Kelowna, B.C. V1W 1S5

25-764-8181

 

Okanagan Mission Secondary (8-12)

4544 Gordon Drive Kelowna, B.C. V1W 1T4

250-764-4185

 

K.L.O. Middle School (English & French Immersion 7-9)

3130 Gordon Drive Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3M4

250-762-2841

 

Kelowna Secondary School (English & French Immersion 10-12)

1079 Raymer Ave Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 4Z7

250-762-2805



Lower Mission-Location

In this ever-changing world, time continues to be precious. The strategic location of Lower Mission addresses the issue of travel distance.  Residents do not have to go far to get to important places that form part of their regular routine.

Lower Mission in the City of Kelowna is located from KLO Road to Burnaby Road and from Okanagan Lake to Gordon Drive. A five-minute drive from downtown Kelowna will take you to the fascinating Lower Mission.  From its central location, it is but a five-minute ride to Kelowna General Hospital, 10-15 minutes to Orchard Park Shopping Centre and 30 minutes to the Kelowna International Airport. These important destinations are conveniently located just minutes the comforts of home.

Lower Mission- Demographics

The May 2016 census showed that the city of Kelowna had a population of 151,957 representing a percentage change of 8.4% from 2011. The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Kelowna was 19.1% while the percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 66.5%and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 14.4%.

 

Lower Mission-Amenities

There are numerous enjoyable things to do for modern families in Lower Mission.  The diverse amenities it offers to a culturally-rich, fun-loving and peaceful community create wonderful memories to cherish. Lower Mission has a variety of establishments for shopping, dining, and leisure. They are surprising fantastic finds in the area. Visitors and tourists have given wonderful observations about their great experiences.

Recreation and Attraction:

  • H2O Adventure Fitness Centre is an ideal place for swim instruction.  It provides water safety and leadership training. The Capital News Centre nearby is well-loved by young and old alike for their ice rinks, artificial turf fields, indoor walking track, fitness centre, a regional library and great dining areas and bars.

  • Michaelbrook Ranch Golf Club is often visited by adults because of its calming atmosphere.  It is a great place to hold leisure activities.

  • Abbott Recreation Corridor is a unique recreational roadway that connects to parks, trails, and creaks.

  • Okanagan Mission Tennis Centre is a spacious outdoor facility with six courts.

  • Mission Creek Greenway is ideal for adventure seekers who love walking, biking and even horseback riding on a very flat wide pathway with no hills.  The 17 km-wide trail preserves a stress-free life while it offers a unique natural experience.

  • Crawford Hills is a quiet place that allows one to get an overlook view of Lower Mission.  The sight of lined trees is inviting and picturesque.

  • Summerhill Winery is one of Okanagan's best wineries.

Those who love breeze, sand and beaches can take a splash in the famous and pristine waters in Lake Okanagan.

Beaches and Parks:

  • Gyro Beach Park is a must-see spot and Kelowna's most popular beach among local residents.

  • Rotary Beach Park is well-loved by kids for its vast playground and wonderful picnic area.

People who love to shop, dine or merely purchase their everyday needs have various places to go.

Shopping Malls and Restaurants:

  • Orchard Park Shopping Centre is the region’s largest shopping centre with over 170 stores ranging from fashion, accessories, shoes, beauty products, and electronics.

  • Mission Park Shopping Centre

  • Basile’s Steak & Seafood

  • Johnny’s

  • Bagel Street Café

  • Laughing Moon Gallery Tea

  • Creekside Pub & Grill

  • Canadian 2 for 1 Pizza

  • Hotel Eldorado Dining Room & Bar

  • The Roasted Bean Coffee House

  • The Fixx Cafe & Pasta Bar

 

The availability of medical and banking services in Lower Mission complements the other varied amenities offered. These facilities are equally important to residents for the pursuit of health, wellness, and financial success.

Community Amenities:

  • Lakeshore Medical Centre

3970 Lakeshore Road

250-764-8878

  • Mission Park Dental Clinic

105-595 KLO Road

250-868-00

  • Mission Medical Centre

  • Mission Family Chiropractic

  • Mission Creek Animal Hospital

  • Sunnyside Dental Care

  • Bank of Montreal

  • CIBC

  • Royal Bank

 Are you ready to make a move to Lower Mission and experience all that Kelowna has to offer? The team here at KelownaCondos.ca is excited to work with you to find that condo you've been searching for. Contact us today and we'll be happy to help you find the perfect condo to call home.

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Mark, lots of wonderful information on Kelowna, and now I need to look on a map.

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