Batchelor Heights, Kamloops, B.C. Real Estate
Neighbourhood: Batchelor Heights, Kamloops, B.C. Real Estate. Batchelor Heights is ten minutes north of Kamloops city centre. Batchelor sits above the North Kamloops and Westmount perched on a hill and has beautiful panoramic views of the city and river valley. Batchelor Heights is set among the Lac Du Bois Grassland Park, which is a popular area for dirt biking, ATV riding, hiking, fishing and numerous other outdoor activities. There is a mix of new and mature areas with old and new single family homes, half duplex units and relatively new townhouses to choose from.
Properties & Real Estate
The lower area of Batchelor Heights has more mature trees and landscaping. You will find a mix of older homes and newer modern homes in this area. Linthorpe Road, Southview Terrace, Griffin Terrace, Maple Place, Hook Drive, Hornby Avenue, Hillcrest Drive make up the southern portion of lower Batchelor, while Pennask Terrace, Leighton Place, North River Drive, Norview Place and Road, Bearcroft Court and Norfolk Court make up the northern portion of lower Batchelor.
In upper Batchelor, Grasslands Boulevard, Grouse Court and Red Tail Drive make up the southern portion of this area where there are a number of small to mid-sized single family homes. There are also a number of townhouse units on Grasslands Boulevard to chose from. On the northern side of the upper portion of Batchelor Heights, Grasslands Boulevard, Stagecoach Drive, Saddleback Drive, Cantle Drive and Court, Quail Drive and Court, Quails Roost Court and Raven Drive and Crescent make up this newer region.
Buyers can chose from building lots, townhouses, half duplex units and single family homes in this area. There are a number of townhouse units on Grasslands Boulevard, Quail Drive and Stagecoach Drive. Half duplex units can be found on Raven Crescent. Basement entry, rancher, bungalow and two level homes ranging in size from 1,500 square feet to homes over 4,000 square feet comprise the northern portion of Batchelor Heights.
There are a number of homes on the market in the Batchelor Heights area, many are brand new single family homes ready for your decorating ideas. The upper region of Batchelor Heights is a developing community, there are a number of vacant building lots and new streets in the area. Doubletree Crescent, Latigo Drive, Lariat Drive and Wagon Place are all the newest streets in Batchelor Heights.
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There are also two private schools near by in North Kamloops (approximately five to ten minutes from Batchelor Heigths. OLPH (235 Poplar Street) which is serves kindergarten to grade 7 and Kamloops Christian School (750 Cottonwood Avenue) which serves kindergarten to grade 12.
Thompson Rivers University is located about fifteen minutes from Batchelor Heights.
Shopping & Services
There is not any retail or commercial activities in Batchelor Heights. The closest shopping is in North Kamloops which is a five minute drive from Batchelor.
There are a number of retail stores and financial institutions close to Batchelor Heights. Northills Mall which is home to Shoppers Drug Mart, Independent Grocers, CIBC and TD Canada Trust are all within a five minute drive. Safeway, Save-On Foods, Canadian Tire and many other smaller retail stores are also within two to five minutes of Batchelor Heights.
Many residents of this area don’t need to go to Sahali, Southgate or Dufferin for shopping. Saying that, the big box stores are within a fifteen minute drive of Batchelor Heights neighbourhoods.
There are also a number of professional offices and health services in the North Kamloops area that are within minutes of Batchelor Heights.
There is a small playground area in Batchelor Heights for the neighbourhood children to enjoy. It is fully fenced and centrally located.
The Lac Du Bois Grassland Park is located on the north east boarder of Batchelor Heights. The park is described to have “grassland vistas, spectacular cliffs and canyons, cool, dry forests, secret ponds and small lakes”. The park is 15,000 hectares in size and offers a variety of hiking trails and scenery to enjoy. There is a designated area south of the park for ATV and dirtbike riding trails. This park is located north, west of Batchelor Heights.
A popular sports area called McArthur Island Park is located between North Kamloops and Brocklehurst on the north bank of the Thompson river. McArthur Island is 51 hectares of playing fields, a mini golf course, indoor sports centre, bicycle paths, park space, a lagoon, wild flora and fauna reserve, marmots, a BMX track and walking trails. McArthur Island is a great place for sports enthusiasts to catch a game or tourists to take in the scenery. McArthur Island is one of the highlights of the north shore and is a short five to ten minute drive from Batchelor Heights.
There is a YM/YWCA located at 150 Wood Street. It has a large work out facility, hosts a number of classes and has childcare facilities.
Other larger sports facilities such as the Tournament Capital Centre are locate within a fifteen minute drive of Batchelor Heights.
Batchelor Heights is serviced by BC Transit buses on a frequent and regular schedule. Click here to view the BC Transit website.
The Yellowhead Highway is also within minutes of Batchelor Heights, the Yellowhead southbound links in with the #1 Highway which is approximately a ten to fifteen minute drive.
Batchelor Heights is also within seven to ten minutes of the Kamloops airport.
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