North BX Real Estate & Homes For Sale
The northern section of the BX Road in Vernon City, North BX, is a rustic and charming neighbourhood. The locality is characterized by houses with large yards, making it perfect for homebuyers who’d like to start their own gardens. The road takes its name after a pony express named Barnard Express (BX), that ran between Yale and Barkerville. It was started by resident Francis Jones Barnard in 1861 and was the precursor to the transcontinental railway line that traversed across the Okanagan Valley in later years. Today, the North BX locality starts at the North-Eastern part of Vernon and extends all the way to the Swan Lake intersection.
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North BX is extremely close to some of the best hiking trails in Vernon. The Grey Canal Trail Foothills and BX Creek & Falls Trail are less than ten minutes drive away. The Silver Star Mountain Resort is a mere 13 minutes away, and you can just grab your skis and head over for a day of fun in the snow. The Cedar Falls campground is also four miles away and makes for a great weekend getaway. Closer home, you have the BX Ranch Park and Mutrie Dog Park, where you can come for an evening stroll with your kids and your pets. North BX is also situated very close to the Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club and The Rise Golf Course. Get yourself a membership here and participate in the events they organize. The neighbourhood is also known for its Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery. You’ll get delicious brews and spirits here. FirstPro Shopping Centres is a few miles away and is the perfect place to get your shopping done. For food shopping, be sure to visit Peter's Upick to buy organic, locally-produced veggies and fruits. If you’re looking for places of worship in North BX, then be sure to visit St. John's Lutheran Church and Grace Bible Church Of Vernon.
There are many schools of repute in North BX. The As We Grow Preschool, BX Elementary School, Vernon Christian School, Pleasant Valley Christian Academy and Avanti School Office are excellent for kids K-12. The North BX neighbourhood doesn’t have a college in the locality. However, the Okanagan College – Vernon Campus is a short bus ride away in the town.
Vernon Jubilee Hospital is one of the premier hospitals in North BX. Dr. Phebe-Jane Poole is a reputed physiotherapist who operates out of North BX. Vernon Downtown Primary Care Centre is another great medical centre near the neighbourhood. Creekside Animal Clinic LTD is a reputed veterinary clinic located about a few miles off North BX.
The Vernon Regional Transit System runs buses very frequently from North BX to the rest of the city. You can also hire cabs or drive your way around.