Carmi Houses for Sale
Search all Carmi Houses for Sale and real estate listings below. Carmi is a neighbourhood in Penticton, BC. The neighbourhood of Carmi sits on the east side of Penticton, on the hills overlooking Skaha Lake. This breathtaking neighbourhood is often referred to as Upper Carmi.
It is a beautiful area of Penticton with a rural feeling. Carmi offers peaceful mountainside views for those looking to settle into retirement. Still, it can speak to the adventurous types who live for the outdoors. Be sure to register for a free account so that you can receive email alerts whenever new Carmi properties come on the market.
Real Estate in Carmi
The real estate available makes Upper Carmi one of the most desirable neighbourhoods to reside in Penticton. The expansive lake vistas and homes with acreages are among some of the opportunities waiting in Carmi. Other popular real estate in this picturesque neighbourhood comes in large family homes. Many older homes have been beautifully renovated to adhere to modern tastes, along with well-groomed landscaping, spacious backyards, and pools. The entire neighbourhood is maintained well, and the streets are lined with lush greenery. Housing styles vary from bungalows, split levels, and even log cabins.
If you desire, there are adult apartments on Halifax Street, with an exercise centre and easy access to transit. There are also beautiful newer condos with no shared walls in the Cherrylane Towers on Atkinson Street. The eight-level condo building has underground heated parking and is just steps from the shopping centre.
Suppose you choose to live out your retirement in Carmi. In that case, there are a few options to choose from, whether it be Westview Place, an extended care home on Carmi Avenue or a unit at Charles Manor Independent Living. Many of these buildings offer additional amenities, services, and trained staff.
Situated above Skaha Lake, Carmi offer beautiful views and the Skaha Bluffs are one of the most magnificent rock climbing spots in all of Canada. Penticton itself is small compared to fellow BC communities, giving you an excellent opportunity to meet your neighbours. Most residents are close to the golf courses, recreation, shopping, ski hills, and public transit. If you like to get outdoors as much as possible, Penticton is fortunate enough to enjoy 2,100 hours of sunshine and only 15 inches of rain annually.
Carmi Elementary School is located in the neighbourhood, along with several other schools within the school district of Okanagan Skaha. There are seven elementary, two middle and three secondary schools. Summerland is also part of the same school district and offers two elementary, one middle and one high school. The Colombia/Duncan neighbourhoods are near Carmi and offer young families the honourable Columbia Elementary School.
Things To Do in Carmi
There is never a dull moment in Carmi, only ten minutes from some of the nicest beaches in Penticton. Some of the best hiking trails are nearby as well. Carmi/Ellis Creek is a beautiful hike. It is only 3 km and is considered easy to moderate. It is also nice and convenient to be only 45 minutes to Big White Ski Resort, or try your turn at snowshoeing the Carmi hill trails or Mt Baldy.
SS Sicamous Museum and Heritage Park
Sicamous Museum and Heritage Park is a non-profit organization that has managed to preserve the history and heritage of the Okanagan throughout the museum. They have an educational, historic site for cruise ships, flagships, and steamships and hold several different events. You will learn interesting facts like the first paddle wheeler on Okanagan Lake when you visit the museum. The establishment is also available for you to book your weddings or other events.
Coyote Cruises Lake Channel Float
Coyote Cruises Lake Channel Float has been boasted as one of the top adventures to accomplish in Penticton. The channel is roughly 7 km long, and the float takes about three hours, but you can always partake in half the ride, at about an hour and a half. The float starts at the Coyote Cruises launch site at 215 Riverside Drive. If you don't have a floating device or tube, they can be provided with a shuttle bus ride provided by Coyote Cruises.
LocoLanding Adventure Park
LocoLanding Adventure Park is the perfect setting for a day filled with fun and attractions. There are all kinds of rides to enjoy for kids of all ages, including bumper boats and Go Karts. The activities are one of a kind to check out with the biggest outdoor inflatable park, mini-golf, wall climbing, and more. This is a perfect spot to book your children's birthday parties, with different packages available. The park is open from May to September, and there is always something for everyone to enjoy.