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Live in Summerland

Situated neatly between Peachland and Penticton on Okanagan Lake, Summerland is the perfect-size small town. With summer literally in the name you can expect a multitude of beaches in Summerland to enjoy, plus lush orchards, many spectacular vineyards, and some truly breathtaking views of Okanagan Lake, especially from luxury homes. The relatively small size of the city offers many opportunities to get to know people and make friends, especially in gated communities in Summerland. However, Summerland is large enough that amenities are never more than a few minutes away. Deciding where to live in Summerland is a matter of picking how far away you’d like to be from the hustle and bustle of the city, versus living close to all the aspects of daily living you’d like to enjoy.

Activities in Summerland

Due to the close-knit nature of the community there are tons of opportunities to support local merchants. Farmers markets and road vendors offer their bountiful goods at different points throughout the year and there are plenty of local shops to explore as well. Summerland has four major beaches that all offer their own access to Okanagan Lake and all are worth experiencing to discover your favourite. Many even have kid-friendly playground and/or water equipment to make a day out of your time on the beach as a family. In fact, Summerland boasts many outdoor activities to choose from including challenging and relaxing hiking and biking trails to explore. In the winter, Apex Mountain is a short drive away to experience some of the best Okanagan skiing and snowboarding on the best quality champagne powder year-over-year. For a trip back in time, experience the Kettle Valley railway like never before by riding in an old steam train along the last remaining section of track of the railway. If arts, culture, and local festivals are what you’re after, Summerland is an excellent choice. The local scene continues to grow each year with plenty of opportunities to support local artists through a large selection of events. Due to its proximity to neighbouring cities, exploring what the Okanagan has to offer is only a short drive away as well.
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