- Big White
- Single Family
- MLS® #:
- 381 Rockridge Road
- Big White
Big White is a pristine, snow-clad region situated in the lap of its namesake - the Big White Mountain - Big White is a reputed ski resort community in the Okanagan Valley. The Big White Mountain is the highest mountain peak in the Okanagan Highland, and the region receives around 750 cm of snowfall each year. The Big White resort was started in 1963, and soon after, the real estate around the region was developed. Most of the residencies in the Big White are vacation homes and ski lodges. The entire locality of the Big White has a quiet and peaceful atmosphere, surrounded by lots of wooded and snowy trails.
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The primary mode of recreation is skiing and other mountain adventure sports. The resort has numerous skiing trails for both amateur and advanced skiers. Telus Park was opened in 2004; it offers an exciting course that has something for everyone. For people who don’t know how to ski, the Ski and Snowboard School offers courses in skiing. Apart from this, Big White also has the largest tubing park in North America. Dog sledding, snowshoeing and ice skating are other activities that people can do here. A 60-foot ice climbing wall offers great fun for residents and visitors alike. Big White also has a central village that houses numerous cafes, pubs, restaurants and retail shops. Visitors and residents can walk down to the central village and spend their weekends and evening shopping and socializing. If your adventure sports rake up a hearty appetite, you can get your fix at The Woods Restaurant, Globe Cafe & Tapas Bar, or Gun Barrel Grill.
Big White has only one school – the Big White Community School – which offers classes for K-9. For higher education, students need to go to the cities of Kelowna, Vernon, or Crawford, which are just an hour’s drive from the mountain. You can easily reach schools and colleges in these districts using public or private transport.
The Whitefoot Medical Clinic is located just a minute’s walk away from the Big White Ski Resort. The clinic offers comprehensive medical care facilities and is equipped to handle both skiing and non-skiing related conditions. For other hospitals (including vets), residents need to drive down to Kelowna.
Big White is located 35 miles southeast of Kelowna. While there are no direct buses plying between the rest of the Okanagan Valley to Big White, there are many shuttles that do run from the airports in British Columbia to the resort. Many private operators too ply this hour-long route.
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Listing information last updated on June 5th, 2020 at 7:45am PDT.
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