About 20 minutes due east from the Kelowna waterfront, the neighbourhood rises 305 meters above the city of Kelowna and offers sweeping views of the Okanagan Valley and beyond to offer glimpses of sparkle that is Okanagan Lake in the distance.
Black Mountain is named for its dark and lush volcanic soil and is known for being a community that’s perfect for those who desire a home with a view. The mountainside community is made up of those who embrace an outdoors lifestyle but need the easy commute to work in Kelowna.
“Base Camp” for the Skiing EnthusiastThe perfect location for the skiing enthusiast to establish his or her home aka “base camp.” This is because Black Mountain is just a scenic and enjoyable 30-minute drive to Big White Ski Resort, British Columbia’s premier ski resort.
Known for having some of the best powder in BC, Big White Ski Resort offers ski lifts to 118 well-groomed ski trails. The 2200-meter elevation has trails which range from beginner to advanced, so there’s a trail for every visitor! Those who prefer a little tamer a ride can enjoy a riding the tubing option instead of skiing.
In the summertime, hiking opportunities abound. Ascend challenging trails and you’ll be rewarded with magnificent 365-degree views vistas below. Pack a picnic and make a day of it with your family.
Big White resort amenities also include dining, shopping, a day spa, and even childcare! It’s a stay-cation widely enjoyed by local residents.
A Golf Lover’s Mecca
Black Mountain homes are also located close to Black Mountain Golf Club, a challenging and perfectly-manicured golf club that’s a golf lover’s mecca. This public golf course offers sweeping views of the valley, obstacles that will entertain even the most seasoned golfer, and a clubhouse that is considered by many to be Black Mountain’s finest dining.
They hold numerous tournaments and special events throughout the season, which runs from April to October, and are an integral part of the lifestyle.
Black Mountain Homes
Black Mountain homes come in all sizes, styles, and price points. From humble fixer-upper homes to stately executive homes to luxury townhomes, people flock to this area to enjoy an outdoors lifestyle, the quiet neighborhoods. Yet, they are just a quick commute from Kelowna. Shopping, dining, and other amenities are located nearby.
The detached homes generally sit on larger lots that are perfect for hosting summer get-togethers and parties. Homes are spaced apart enough for privacy yet close enough to neighbors to make the homeowners feel like part of the community.
Black Mountain townhomes are situated in neighborhoods close to the local elementary school and are available for a more affordable price than the detached homes. The big advantage is that townhomes offer maintenance-free exteriors, so the homeowners can get out more often an enjoy all the fun activities that the Blackmountain area has to offer!
April 2018 activity for homes and condos. There are presently 45 homes listed from $460,000 to $3 million for a home on acreage.