South Vernon Real Estate & Homes For Sale
A delightful neighbourhood that is the cosmopolitan hub of Vernon City, South Vernon, is an excellent place to raise a family. The neighbourhood is home to a very diverse population, and this makes the community very global – perfect for Canadians and foreigners alike. South Vernon is less than a mile and a half from Vernon Regional Airport. This makes it great for homeowners who need to travel extensively on work.
South Vernon Homes For Sale
Despite being located within the city, South Vernon is supremely close to some of the best nature reserves and hiking trails the Valley has to offer. The Nature Reserve Swan Lake park and the Allan Brooks Nature Centre are just a short drive away from here. If you’re looking for a park where your kids can play after school, then Polson Park, Rocky Ridge Park and Lakeview Park are the best parks in the neighbourhood. Golfers will love to stay in South Vernon. The Hillview Golf Course and Vernon Golf & Country Club are just a stone’s throw away from here. You can take the membership and play. Beach lovers have Kin Beach a 5-minute drive away – making it the perfect hangout for anyone. If you enjoy ice skating, you’ll love the massive ice rink that’s in the Priest Valley Arena. South Vernon is at the heart of Vernon’s cultural district. Many museums like the Vernon Public Art Gallery, Okanagan Science Centre and Greater Vernon Museum and Archives are within walking distance from here. You also have the Vernon Japanese Culture Society nearby, where you can enroll in a variety of classes on Japanese culture. For shopping, Sun Valley Mall is the closest mall. The Planet Bee Honey Farm and Honeymoon Meadery and Davison Orchards Country Village are very close by. At the former, you can purchase freshly harvested Okanagan honey, and in the latter, you can buy locally grown organic produce. If you get tired after all the shopping, you can just head over to the Galaxy Cinemas Vernon, where you can catch a domestic or international film.
South Vernon has many wonderful schools in the neighbourhood for K-12. Little Miracles Preschool & Kindergarten, All Saint's Nursery School, Mission Hill Elementary School, St. James School and Vernon Secondary School are all worth mentioning. The Okanagan College - Vernon Campus is three miles away and easily accessible by bus.
For medical care, residents can visit the nearby Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Lifeline Medical Alert, Polson Residential Care and Vernon Mental Hospital are also close by. Central Animal Hospital and Crescent Falls Veterinary Hospital are the best veterinary centres in the region.
Route 5 of the Vernon city bus transit system serves the entire South Vernon region. There are also private cab services available here.