Knutsford Houses for Sale
Search all Knutsford houses for sale and real estate listings below. Knutsford is a rural neighbourhood in Kamloops, BC, just under a 20-minute drive to downtown Kamloops. Hobby farms and large acreages occupy this neighbourhood and are sprinkled across the vast rolling hills. Residents appreciate the space from neighbours and the quietness of Knutsford.
Home buyers will not find condos or townhomes in this neck of the woods. Knutsford is almost exclusively home to small acreages and large farms. House types range from manufactured homes to custom farmhouses and craftsman-style homes. Most properties have secondary buildings such as workshops, barns, hay storage and riding rinks. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Knutsford, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Kamloops real estate experts today!
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Real Estate in Knutsford
This cattle ranching area primarily consists of small and large acreages, but some smaller residents are located throughout the Knutsford. There are no multi-family or townhouse developments in this area, but larger homes have up to six bedrooms, ample parking for your RV on large driveways and double garages, and spacious, landscaped backyards and well-maintained gardens.
Easily accessed from the highway are two quaint mobile home parks. The two parks in the area are Knutsford Knoll Mobile Home Park and Knutsford Tent and Trailer Park. Ranches and farms are also the more popular opportunities in Knutsford.
The Lac Le Jeune area is near Knutsford, though residents do consider this area to be a separate community, though. The Lac Le Jeune communtiy can be accessed from Highway 1 or Highway 5A. There are several desired properties near and surrounding the lakes in the area.
Knutsford is a smaller community about seven kilometres south of the city of Kamloops and runs through The Old Merritt Highway. It is a quiet, rural setting with beautiful backdrops of peaceful grasslands and rolling hills. Being at such a higher elevation compared to the surrounding communities in Kamloops, Knutsford receives a bit more snow in the winter, and the summer stays a bit cooler. These high elevated forests are home to plenty of wildlife you might be lucky to spot. Keep your eyes open for boreal owls, badgers, bighorn sheep, and red foxes. Watch out for cougars, bears, and coyotes.
A rancher in the area around 1912, Robert Longridge is responsible for the name given to Knutsford. He named the small community after Knutsford in Cheshire, England. Residents use the land as a significant source of income with hay and raising cattle to graze. The avid angler has many opportunities with the many small fishing lakes surrounding the area. There are several different species located in this area of the Thompson Okanagan.
Knutsford does not have its own shopping centre, but amenities can be found in neighbouring communities such as Aberdeen, only fifteen minutes away. Highway 5A leads directly to Highway #1, making accessing more retail shops, malls, and businesses easy. Be sure to stop for brunch at the Noble Pig, a locally owned restaurant and lounge. Hopefully, you get the opportunity to taste a sample of their house-brewed craft beer.
The children in Knutsford can choose a few schools they can attend. Some options are Aberdeen Elementary, Pacific Way Elementary, South Sahali Elementary and Sahali Secondary School. More information on the schools in Kamloops is available. There is also a prestigious university ten minutes away. Thompson Rivers University hosts many eventful sports leagues held in the Tournament Capital Centre next to the university.
Things To Do in Knutsford
Camping is a popular pastime in Knutsford, with Silver Sage Campground and the Knutsford RV Campground having the best spots in the South Thompson River. Silver Sage also hosts an RV park five minutes from downtown Kamloops. They offer washrooms, wifi and many other attractions within ten minutes away.
Mount Paul Golf Course and Driving Range
Located in the heart of downtown Kamloops is Mount Paul Golf Course. It offers a nine-hole executive golf course, a driving range with twenty covered stalls, a pro shop, and a restaurant. Regardless of your skill level, you can enjoy a day of sports leisure at this spot. If you are new to the sport, their pro shop has everything you need with knowledgeable staff to get you started right. Make sure to join friends on their covered patio for a refreshment.
Kamloops Longboard Park
Kamloops Longboard Park is a hot spot that has been featured in BC Magazine as a place that must be visited. This park was a dream that turned into reality in 2014. With two different trails, it is a safer way to enjoy the sport while still being challenged. The park is 355 metres long, and both paths are three metres wide. They also hope to install a few more runs in the near future.
BC Wildlife Park
BC Wildlife Park is a gem in the city of Kamloops and is a non-profit organization established in 1965. They take in orphaned animals and foster and care for them so they can live a happy and prosperous life in their facility. About 300 animals call this facility home, with over 65 species. There are several activities to enjoy, such as a spray park, playground, and several exhibitions to learn and discover all the wildlife that call BC Wildlife Park home.
Harper’s Trail Estate Winery
Harper’s Trail Estate Winery is a must-visit spot for the wine connoisseur. The winery is owned by a local couple who love wine and thrive on quality. Enjoy their seated tasting flight and walk-up tasting bar. Harper's Trail wines are Thompson Okanagan grown and made, and the best way to enjoy this winery is on their wine tours offered through Tasteful Excursions or Divine Tours. They also have an outdoor, covered lounge and picnic area to enjoy.