The four neighbourhoods of Oyama, Winfield, Carr’s Landing and Okanagan Centre are close-knit and rich in history and heritage, each with their own distinct personality.
Buying a Home in Lake Country
With economic and employment growth continuing to grow and evolve (Central Okanagan Regional Economic Profile – 2012) Lake Country is viewed as a highly advantageous place to buy a home and call home. Lake Country recorded some of the highest levels of detached home construction in 2010. Plenty of new developments and building lots provide new home buyers a high degree of choice.
Two new developments in Lake Country, The Lakes and Lakestone developments, offer buyers the best in Lake Country living. The Lakes, located between Okanagan and Wood lakes, is a 300-acre, multi-family development offering sweeping views of the Okanagan Valley. Lakestone is a 1300 unit development along the shores of Okanagan Lake. Additionally, the Copper Hill subdivision is located on the Winfield flats, a low-density and family-oriented development which is close to schools and public amenities. Visit www.realtor.ca Multiple Listings Service MLS provided by the Canadian Real Estate Association to help you find your dream home in Lake Country.
Lake Country offers affordable housing options, with 40% of single family homes priced in the under $400,000 category. More than 84% of single occupied residences in Lake Country are owned, not rented, accounting for the affordable pricing (Statistics Canada 2006 Community Profile). Lake Country is a destination for home buyers in the Okanagan Valley seeking affordable single detached homes especially.
New Home Services
Now that you have decided to move to Lake Country, you may have questions about who to contact to establish services to your new residence. Here are some helpful links to services you will need such as cable, telephone, sewer and water.
There are two local newspapers published for Lake Country. The Lake Country Calendar is published every Wednesday and distributed to boxes at key locations throughout the municipality, including Municipal Hall 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Rd. The View is published the second and fourth Friday of each month and is delivered to individual mailboxes for residents. Also, www.castanet.net is a key news source and advertising medium for residents of the Okanagan.