Revelstoke Houses for Sale
Search all Revelstoke Houses for Sale and real estate listings below. Revelstoke, or “Revy,” as the locals affectionately call it, is a unique little Kootenay mountain town with enormous community appeal! According to Stats BC, its population is about 10,000… so yes, it’s small and growing.
This popular, picturesque place offers all the amenities of great British Columbia, living with spectacular scenery all around. Be sure to register for a free account so that you can receive email alerts whenever new Revelstoke properties come on the market.
Revelstoke Real Estate Market
Revelstoke has a thriving real estate market that includes a variety of housing types and sizes and great, distinct neighbourhoods. Arrow Heights, close to Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Williamson’s Lake, features a mix of newer homes and 1970s houses. Single-family homes, townhouses, and duplexes can all be found here, and the area includes Arrow Heights Elementary School.
The Columbia Park neighbourhood has easy access from the Trans Canada Highway. It offers schools and newer townhomes along with desirable 1960s family houses. This part of town also includes some great dining options.
The Downtown Revelstoke/City Centre area has housing choices from modern condos to rustic cabins to designated heritage houses. You may find some properties here with waterfront or mountain views. Farwell features single-family homes and is the location of the historic Big Eddy Bridge, a long, mixed truss structure that gets Revelstoke drivers across the Columbia River.
Johnson Heights is a rural residential neighbourhood well established in Revelstoke, while Southside is closer to downtown and offers a mix of housing from manufactured home parks to single-family houses.
About Revelstoke, BC
Set in the beautiful Selkirk and Monashee mountains alongside the Columbia River, Revelstoke is an excellent place to reside or start and grow a business. When you walk in downtown Revelstoke, you’ll appreciate the convenience of a mix of shops, eateries, bars, and community buildings. You’ll also notice the preservation of the town’s heritage houses.
With a median age of 40, there’s a vigorous spirit here and amenities for all ages. The public schools are excellent, and Revelstoke also offers senior care centers. This small town is big on holding events including festivals, concerts, parades, and sports games. For recreation, you’ll find hiking, golfing, and river activities, as well as skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling since Revelstoke typically gets more than its fair share of snow.
Getting to Revelstoke
If you are driving to Revelstoke in the winter, you should always be prepared… not only for snowy conditions but for road detours or projects underway. British Columbia government transportation websites such as Drive BC and other sites including SeeRevelstoke.com can help you prepare for safe travels.
Revelstoke is about a 6-hour drive from Vancouver, BC, and around 4.5 hours from Calgary, AB, in good road conditions. If you’re coming from Spokane, WA, your driving time will take between 6.5 and 7.25 hours, depending on which route you choose.
From the North Okanagan, it’s only about a 2.25-hour road trip to Revelstoke. If you’d instead fly, the nearest airport is in Kelowna, then from there, the drive to Revelstoke is closer to 2.5 hours.
Both spring, mid-March to mid-May, and fall, mid-September through November, range from cool to cold in temperature in Revelstoke. The summer season from mid-May to mid-September is usually comfortably warm, with temperatures historically under 30°C. If you love the snow, Revelstoke is a great winter destination if you love the snow, as there are typically significant snowfalls. The temperature drop is not usually under -16°C.
Culture abounds in charming Revelstoke! You can see it in the wonderfully preserved historic houses and buildings downtown that the Revelstoke Community Heritage Commission protects. Heritage festivals are also a part of celebrations here.
The Visual Arts Centre in Revelstoke gives resident artisans, including potters, painters, woodworkers, and photographers, space to work and display their art. There is also a theatre company. Revelstoke is on Sinixt First Nation territory and has land use by the Ktunaxa, Secwepemc, and Syilx Nations.
Revelstoke is part of School District 19 and has three elementary schools and one secondary school for students to attend. Arrow Heights Elementary is near Revelstoke Mountain Resort, situated near the south of Revelstoke. Begbie View Elementary is located in central Revelstoke and also hosts the Revelstoke’s Neighbourhood Learning Center. Columbia Park Elementary is located around the northwest part of Revelstoke. Revelstoke Secondary is the only high school in Revelstoke and is centrally located in town.
Revelstoke Health Care
Home to Queen Victoria Hospital, which includes pediatric and physiotherapy departments, Revelstoke also has a variety of other health care providers such as dentists, chiropractors, an optometrist, maternity specialists, family doctors, and pharmacists. There are also mental health supports, social services, daycares, and seniors’ assisted living facilities.
Things to Do in Revelstoke
There’s no shortage of things to do in Revy! With the magnificent natural beauty here, outdoor recreation is never-ending and year-round.
With summer activities including a coaster, disc golf, mountain biking, and hiking, as well as winter sports like snowboarding and downhill and backcountry skiing, the Revelstoke Mountain Resort is a popular place to spend the day. The Columbia River provides exciting boating options such as river-rafting, kayaking, and canoeing. Revelstoke has five significant parks and several city park areas.
The City of Revelstoke provides an aquatic center, tennis courts, and a skating and curling rink. Downtown Revelstoke is home to the outdoor events space called Grizzly Plaza, and both residents and visitors alike look forward to the summertime live music events held here. The venue features a bandstand, sound system, and lighting. Downtown is also a great place to walk, eat, and shop any time of year!
The Columbia Park neighbourhood is part of the Revelstoke Golf Club. This 18-hole course property offers specials for guests, kids, and non-members and has an onsite restaurant. You’ll find burgers, salads, sandwiches, and other favorites provided here.
Visiting the Revelstoke Museum and Archives is a fun way to learn about the area’s past, including gold panning and the history of skiing. The museum has a children’s play area and a gift shop. For railroad history buffs, a visit to the Revelstoke Railway Museum is a must as you’ll find unique train-themed exhibits as well as information about the role of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) in the region.
Are you thinking of buying or selling a home in Revelstoke? If you’re looking to buy a home, contact our Loyal Homes real estate agents, who can answer all your Revelstoke community, neighbourhood, and real estate questions.
If you’re thinking of selling your Revelstoke, BC home, our associated Listing Realtors can provide information on recently sold comparable properties, up-to-date real estate market information, and professional tips to help you prepare and sell your house for top dollar.