Neighbourhood Profile: Batchelor Heights, Kamloops, B.C. Real Estate

Batchelor Heights is ten minutes north of Kamloops city centre. Batchelor Heights sits above the north shore perched on a hill and has beautiful panoramic views of the city and river valley. Batchelor Heights is set among the Lac Du Bois Grassland Park, which is a popular area for dirt biking, ATV riding, hiking, fishing and numerous other outdoor activities. Batchelor Heights has a mix of new and mature areas with old and new single family homes, half duplex units and relatively new townhouses to chose from. Batchelor Heights does not have any schools presently. Many students attend Westmount elementary, North Kamloops Secondary or Brocklehurst Secondary. There are a number of retail stores and financial institutions close to Batchelor Heights. Northills Mall which is home to Shoppers Drug Mart, Extra Foods, CIBC and TD Canada Trust are all within a five minute drive. Safeway, Coopers, Canadian Tire, Liquidation World and many other smaller retail stores are also within two to five minutes of Batchelor Heights.

The lower area of Batchelor Heights has more mature trees and landscaping. You will find a mix of older homes and newer modern homes in this area.  Linthorpe Road, Southview Terrace, Griffin Terrace, Maple Place, Hook Drive, Hornby Avenue, Hillcrest Drive make up the southern portion of lower Batchelor, while Pennask Terrace, Leighton Place, North River Drive, Norview Place and Road, Bearcroft Court and Norfolk Court make up the northern portion of lower Batchelor.

In upper Batchelor, Grasslands Boulevard, Grouse Court and Red Tail Drive make up the southern portion of this area where there are a number of small to very large single family homes. There are also a number of townhouse units on Grasslands Boulevard to chose from.

On the northern side of the upper portion of Batchelor Heights, Grasslands Bloulevard, Stagecoach Drive, Saddleback Drive and Court, Cantle Drive and Court, Quail Drive and Court, Quails Roos Court and Raven Drive and Crescent make up this newer region. Buyers can chose from building lots, townhouses, half duplex units, bare land strata units and single family homes in this area. There are a number of townhouse units on Grasslands Boulevard, Quail Drive and Stagecoach Drive.  Half duplex units can be found on Raven Crescent. Basement entry, rancher, bungalow and two level  homes ranging in size from 1,500 square feet to homes over 4,000 square feet comprise the northern portion of Batchelor Heights.  There are a number of homes on the market in the Batchelor Heights area, many are brand new single family homes ready for your decorating ideas. The upper region of Batchelor Heights is a developing community, there are a number of vacant lots and new streets in the area.

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