Cherryville Real Estate & Homes For Sale
If you are looking for a home within a small, friendly and homely community, then Cherryville is the ideal place to be. Cherryville is an unincorporated community that resides at the foothills of the Monashee Mountains in British Columbia. With a population of approximately 930, this lovely area is situated 14 miles east of Lumby, along Highway 6. Between 1863 and 1895, the original town (now known as Cherryville) was a small mining camp, with a population of just 100 people back then, half of who were Chinese miners. The area is known for the wild chokecherries that grow there. It was named “Cherryville” in 1919 on the recommendation of the then-postmistress who was probably inspired by the wild Chokecherries. Formerly an area of orchards, this quiet area now consists of housing and accommodation, restaurants, the Okanagan Regional Library, the Cherryville Museum, a campground, general stores, shops, and other amenities. The Cherryville residents are very close-knit – the perfect place to make new friends. Most of the residents are descendants of homesteading families who have formed a close bond over the years, sharing a common love for this special place that they call home.
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When you reside at Cherryville, you have ample opportunities for gold panning, skiing, hiking, horseback tours, bird watching, and even fishing. Recreational facilities include the Cherryville Community Hall, Cherryville Rink, Hanson Park, and the Cherryville Recreation Court. From dining out to shopping and golf on the weekends and even skiing, there is a lot to do when you are a part of this lovely, friendly community. You will fall in love with Cherryville Day that is held on the first weekend of June. It is also the annual fundraising event of the Cherryville Community Club. Activities include Cherryville parades and a day of fun and entertainment for children and adults at Hanson Park.
Within Cherryville itself, Cherryville Elementary is the most well-known school, but several renowned elementary and high schools are surrounding Cherryville. After 6th grade, the students of Cherryville Elementary are transferred directly to Charles Bloom Secondary. Other elementary and secondary schools surrounding Cherryville include W.L. Seaton Secondary, J.W. Inglis Elementary, Kalamalka Secondary, and many more.
The Lumby Health Centre is a community health centre that provides excellent care for all the residents of Lumby, Cherryville and area residents. As well as its full-fledged health clinic, this small community has midwifery care, two yoga centres and a Reiki practitioner.
Cherryville is served by Highway 6. You can get to Cherryville by bus, plane, taxi, train, or car.