Red Mountain is truly the hidden jewel of British Columbia, nestled at the foot of a quintessential mountain town, Rossland. Rossland’s unique history created a town that has character and a taste for the real. Named one of the Top 10 Resorts in North America, Red Mountain is considered one of the hidden gems of Canadian ski destinations. The excellent snow conditions, beautiful natural scenery and remarkably short lift lines have made this one of the most sought after winter resorts. If luxury living and outdoor recreation are important to you, you must see the properties at Red.
At first glance the beautiful tree-lined streets and abundance of well-maintained heritage homes of Grand Forks will enchant you. But don’t stop there, spend some time exploring! Grand Forks has everything one could ask for in four-season recreation-fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, golfing, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, camping, and all types of water sports on our many lakes and rivers. The Boundary area is also a haven for the history buff with many turn of the century mine sites, the old Phoenix town site, and many abandoned rail grades to explore. In town, visit the Art Gallery, browse downtown, stop in for a dip at our indoor Aquatic and Fitness Center, enjoy a game of tennis or sunbathe at one of the many beaches along the river. And when it is time for lunch, drop in to one of our many restaurants that offer delicious, authentic Russian borscht and a big thick slice of homemade bread.
Castlegar is located in the heart of the West Kootenays, nestled peacefully in the valley where the Columbia and Kootenay rivers merge as one. Castlegar is within a 45 minute drive of Nelson, Trail, Christina Lake and Rossland. It’s 600 km between Vancouver and Calgary, and about 230km north of Spokane, Washington. There are some 16,000+ residents in the city of Castlegar and surrounding areas. The three industries with highest employment are industrial manufacturing, retail trade, and educational services. It is the perfect place to call home for anyone who considers themselves a die-hard outdoor enthusiast right down to those whose limits reach as far as the fresh cut grass on the edge of an outdoor patio. There are dozens of mountain biking trails in the West Kootenays. All of the parks in the West Kootenays offer simple day hiking and many offer the kind of alpine access that makes life worth living. If you love camping , or grabbing the boat with family the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers make for great recreation and fishing. There are several golf courses such as Redstone, Champion Lakes Golf Club, Castlegar Golf Club and Birchbank Golf Club. If you’re a bit rusty, check out the par 3 Little Bear Golf Course located in Ootischenia. In the winter Red Mountain and Whitewater are two world-class alpine ski resorts located less than an hour’s drive away. Castlegar is also home to Selkirk College located across from our West Kootenay Regional Airport and Casino.
This great area offers good affordable housing and an amazing assortment of amenities. Walk to town, enjoy the Aquatic Centre and the fabulous Gyro Park, and close to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Also located in East Trail is St. Michael’s Catholic School and J.L.Crowe Secondary. This area offers charm, and great convenience.
The very popular residential neighbourhood of Miral Heights has approximately 92 residential properties consisting of larger single family homes. In 1979 a residential housing development was started by Albert Kryski. Miral Heights derives its name from the combination of Albert’s name with his wife Miriam’s name. Miral Heights is within walking distance to the new J.L.Crowe Secondary School. Close to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital and Glenmerry Elementary School. One of Trail’s newer subdivisions with the oldest houses being built in the 80’s.
Another very popular and charming subdivision,the neighbourhood of Sunningdale has approximately 333 residential properties consisting of single family homes and one medium density multiple family apartment building. Walking distance to Gyro Park and the beautiful river walkway. Many residents walk to town, to Safeway or the Park. Many homes were built during the war for returning families.Sunningdale is very popular with the public and provides a year round home for many ducks and Canada geese. Along the river, there are gorgeous larger homes with river access.
A very popular residential subdivision offering both single family homes and charming townhouses. Located overlooking the Columbia River, this subdivision houses Glenmerry Elementary School and is walking distance to the new J.L. Crowe Secondary School. This well kept area has lots of green space and is a popular location for walking.
Columbia Heights (formerly West Trail) has enjoyed a well-deserved resurgence over the past few years. The great views, “Italian Character”, fabulous gardens and charming homes are showcasing this unique and diverse area. Walk to downtown, or make it a mission to climb all the wonderful covered stairways. The rock walls are spectacular, mostly built by Italian Craftsman, and are showcased in a book.
The neighbourhood of Shaver’s Bench has properties consisting of single family homes and one townhouse complex. Shaver’s Bench was named after John Samuel Shaver, a real estate developer and creator of the East Trail Waterworks Company. In 1953 the Armouries were constructed to house a large fleet of equipment for two reserve army units. Today the Armoury is home to the 44th Field Squadron of Engineers, as well as the sea and air cadets who train here. The majority of the streets in Shaver’s Bench are named after Premiers of British Columbia. It is close to Glenmerry Elementary, J.L.Crowe Highschool, and Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.
The neighbourhood of Tadanac has approximately 78 residential properties consisting of single family homes. Originally this private estate-like area was its own municipality. The homes are all custom and offer the character and grace of yesteryear. Many of Trail’s heritage homes are located in Tadanac amongst an urban forest of silver maple trees. The streets are wide and lined with magnificent trees. The homes are generally larger, with gorgeous yards and many feature views overlooking the Columbia River.