South BX Real Estate & Homes For Sale
The Southern end of BX road, South BX, forms part of the Agricultural Land Reserve in the Greater Vernon Area. The locality is replete with orchards, woods and farmland – perfect for homebuyers seeking a peaceful and private neighbourhood to reside in. South BX gets its name from the Barnard's Express, which was built in 1861 by Francis Jones Barnard, one of the most influential residents of the city. Although the train stopped its operations almost 60 years later in 1920, its legacy is still remembered in Vernon. The South BX neighbourhood has a combination of properties available for purchase. Most of the houses have large gardens and yards attached.
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South BX is a charming neighbourhood with numerous parks perfect for children to ride their bikes in. Girouard Park and Lakeview Park are two examples. The neighbourhood is less than a half-hour drive away from the winter wonderland that is the Silver Star Resort. Hikers, mountain bikers and runners will be happy to know that the Grey Canal Trail Foothills is just a few miles away from here. The Vernon Golf & Country Club is a mere four miles away from South BX. The course is one of the best in the city of Vernon. Museum enthusiasts will love a visit to the close-by Greater Vernon Museum and Archives. Head towards North BX, and you’ll find the iconic Mount View Ranch-Historic DeDecker House museum. The Vernon Towne Cinema is also situated very close to South BX. You can watch both domestic and international movies here. If you’re not interested in going to the movies, you can head over to the Village Green Shopping Centre or Vernon Square Mall for a fun day of retail therapy.
South BX is managed by a great school district. The All Saint's Nursery School is one of the closest preschools in South BX. The Lavington Elementary School, Harwood Elementary School, Leasas school and St. James School are other excellent institutions for kids from elementary to high school. The Okanagan College - Vernon Campus is about five miles away, and your child can take the bus to town to attend classes.
If you wish to seek medical care, you can visit Vernon Jubilee Hospital and Mainstreet Medical for assistance. Dr. Abdel-Kader Mahmoud runs a private clinic here. You also have the Vernon Mental Health clinic near South BX. Pet parents can do away with their fears. Two of the city’s best animal care centers – the Vernon Veterinary Clinic and Central Animal Hospital – are a few miles away.
South BX has beautiful lanes for walking and cycling. You can also take the local bus or hire a taxi to go to your destination.