Armstrong Real Estate & Homes For Sale
Overlooking the breathtakingly beautiful Spallumcheen Valley, the city of Armstrong is a mixture of the natural and the modern. Its unique geographic location makes the city look like a rural retreat. However, the city is very well developed and is one of the fastest-growing metropolia in the Okanagan Valley. Armstrong celebrated its centennial in 2013.
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Armstrong is located in the lap of the Okanagan Valley and offers numerous trails for hiking, running and biking. The Rose Swanson Hiking Trails and Thomas Hayes Ecological Park Trailhead are noteworthy trails nearby. If you have tiny tots who’re too young to hike, then take them to gorgeous Memorial Park. It’s less than half a mile away from the city center. Families looking for a weekend getaway should schedule a visit to Silver Star Mountain Resort. You can indulge in cross-country skiing here. Armstrong is home to the Edge of the Earth Vineyards. The selection of wines offered is brilliant, and you can organize a tour of the vineyard as well. The city is renowned for its Armstrong Cheese. If you’re a cheese lover, be sure to visit the Village Cheese Company to see their iconic cheese-making process. Sports enthusiasts can visit the Hassen Memorial Arena and Canlan Ice Sports rink to attend ice hockey championships. You should also mark the annual Interior Provincial Exhibition and Stampede in your calendars, where the Armstrong community comes together to display a variety of sports and other exciting performances. History buffs will love the Armstrong-Spallumcheen Museum & Arts Society. There is an expansive collection of Okanagan artifacts here, which are a treat for the eyes. If you enjoy plays, then the Caravan Farm Theatre is a must-see. It is an open-air theatre. You could also take your family to the Starlight Drive-In Theatre for a movie after dinner in town. Finally, be sure to visit Armstrong Farmer's Market. From locally grown organic produce to fresh brews to Okanagan crafts, you can buy everything here.
Armstrong has a robust school system, with numerous reputed schools in the region. Linda Howarth Memorial Pre-School, Armstrong Preschool, Armstrong Elementary School, Highland Park Elementary, Len Wood Middle School, Pleasant Valley Secondary School and the Senior Alternate Program are worth considering. Bell First Aid Services Ltd is the local med school in Armstrong. The Okanagan College - Vernon Aerospace Campus offers a variety of courses. Your child can take a bus to Vernon. Students can visit the Armstrong Library to get the books they need for classes.
In terms of medical care, Armstrong has an excellent healthcare system. The Haugen Medical Group and Pleasant Valley Health Centre are the primary healthcare providers in the city. The Armstrong Dental Centre is great for your dental needs. Pet parents can take their sick pets to the Armstrong Veterinary Clinic or Mills Veterinary Services for treatment.
The Armstrong public transit system serves the city’s transportation needs. Route 60 (Enderby-Armstrong-Vernon) offers excellent connectivity in the region.