Neighbourhood Profile: Dallas, Kamloops, B.C. Real Estate

Dallas is an area that is 20 minutes east of the Kamloops city core. Dallas is located below Barnhartvale, east of Campbell Creek and west of Valleyview.  It can be found in the Thompson valley and on the south side of the Thompson river. Dallas is a great family area and  students attend Dallas Elementary School and Valleyview Secondary School. Shopping is mainly located in Valleyview, five to ten minutes west of Dallas. There is however a new development in Dallas, located on Dallas Drive that will bring shopping closer to Dallas residents. If you like hiking, dirt biking or atv riding, Dallas is a great place to live.

Dallas is mainly comprised of single family homes. Most of the homes in this area are predominantly mature homes located on large flat lots. Many homeowners have numerous fruit trees in their back yards. Since the lots in Dallas are flat, there are many in-ground pools. Dallas is a relatively quiet, calm neighbourhood. There are quite a few riverfront properties on Furrer Road, Pearce Place, Chakur Drive, McIver Place and Beverly Place.

A newer development of townhouses is located at 5200 Dallas Drive. These townhouses range in size from 900 square feet to over 1,900 square feet inside. This townhouse development began construction in 2004. Each home has a single car garage and a small back yard. Dallas Town Centre will be located next to this townhouse development. The condos range from one bedroom, one bathroom to three bedroom, two bathroom units. The Town Centre will also house commercial space as well.

One area of Dallas has two fairly large mobile home parks. Gateway Estates located at 7545 Dallas Drive has fairly new and updated homes. Orchard Ridge mobile home park has a mix of old and new. It is located at 7155 Dallas Drive. Both parks are month to month lease terms and residents pay a pad rent which varies between parks. For more information about these parks click here.

Dallas is a great place to live. It is outside the city core, but close enough to enjoy the conveniences of the city. To view the current Dallas and Kamloops area homes for sale click here.

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Kirsten Mason

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