Falkland Houses for Sale
Search all Falkland houses for sale and real estate listings below. Falkland is a rural community near Vernon, BC, 30 minutes northwest of Vernon. This Okanagan community is becoming increasingly popular as a bedroom and retirement community for its affordable real estate, activities and natural beauty. Those who love all things water will be ecstatic to know Falkland has ten different lakes, all within 16 km of town.
Homes in the Falkland area include equine properties with uniquely designed and built ranch-style homes, estate-sized single-family homes, and smaller single-family homes with three to six bedrooms. Most homes have the surrounding mountains as a beautiful backdrop. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Falkland, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Vernon real estate experts today!
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Many of the homes feature well-groomed gardens, open fields and many other styles of dwellings. Vacant lots can be found for sale, perfect for building your dream home. The mountain views and lakeside beauty are endless. In the summer, Falkland is a sought-after recreational destination, being an hour from Shuswap Lake.
With the quaint area and small-town feel, this is a great community to raise a family or start your retirement. Best known for agriculture, forestry, and small businesses. Falkland has all the amenities you need, including restaurants, corner stores, gas stations, Falkland Library, post office, Falkland Fire Department, and the Falkland Museum.
About Falkland, BC
Falkland is a stunning small farm town in the Thompson Okanagan. Some say if you blink travelling through Falkland, you might miss it. With about 900 residents, Falkland is home to the largest Canadian flag, seen from 7 km away. Located 30 minutes to the northwest of Vernon and 1 hour southeast of Kamloops, Falkland offers rural-style living with a peaceful feel, surrounded by nature as your backyard.
Known initially as Slahaltkan, a First Nations word meaning “meeting of the winds,” later, the government asked Colonel Falkland G.E. Warren, an early European pioneer in the valley, if they could use his name for the town. It was decided in 1894, along with establishing the post office.
Falkland is the central community for the Salmon Valley and is well known for its yearly stampede on Victoria Day. During January, there is a two-day International Dog Sled Race where mushers from the USA and Canada compete.
Schools in the surrounding area include Falkland Elementary School, Len Wood Middle School, and Pleasant Valley Secondary School, both in the Armstrong area.
Things To Do in Falkland
There are so many outdoor activities in and around Falkland. A riverside campsite covers 20 acres that are perfect for swimming and camping. Or explore local hikes, mountain biking trails, fishing spots, snowmobiling trails, golf clubs or ski mountains.
Stampede and Pro Rodeo
The first official gathering was back in 1919, which turned into a yearly tradition known as the Falkland stampede, a legend in British Colombia history. In 1969, the rodeo was registered with the Cowboys Protective Association and is one of the top twelve stampedes in Canada.
Heritage Park and Museum
Open from early June to Mid September, Falkland Heritage Park is two acres of impressive small-town history. The museum is a non-profit organization run entirely by the volunteers of the Falkland Historical Society. The grounds are shaded and have picnic tables throughout, so you can make a day of it. This site is also available to book your weddings and other events.
Ovino Winery & Vineyards is a family-run business with award-winning wines made from grapes grown on their property. Situated on a bench overlooking the Salmon Valley, the grounds have ideal soil and sun exposure. Escape to view the scenic vineyard and sample the grape varieties. The regular season is between May Long Weekend and October 15th, and be sure to check out their tasting room.
Pillar Provincial Park
A bit of a steep trail, but this hike takes around 15 minutes; the layered rock formations along the way are a beautiful sight. Other challenging and expert-level hiking trails nearby are Tuktakamin Mountain, Estekwalen Mountain, and The Pillar. Tuktakamin Mountain is a longer trail that takes five to six hours. Pack some snacks and plenty of water and head for the trails.
Spa Hill Snowmobile Adventures
Spa Hills Snowmobile Club founded in 1993 offers endless fun. The outdoor sports buff will have endless fun riding the approximate 120 km of marked snowmobile trails. If you want to take a weekend trip and let off some steam, there are also year-round overnight accommodations available in the area at the Bolean Lake Lodge.