Neighbourhood Profile: Dufferin & Southgate, Kamloops, B.C. Real Estate

Dufferin and Southgate are located south west of Kamloops city centre. You can reach the two areas in  five to ten minutes by car. Southgate is mainly home to numerous businesses, industrial areas, big box stores (Home Depot, WalMart, Michaels) and the Thompson Rivers University. Kenna Cartwright parkis also located in Southgate, sitting on 800 hectares of Mt. Dufferin and easily accessible on the north east side of the mountain (near the Home Depot). This beautiful park with panoramic valley views has many hiking and biking trails for the whole family. Thereare no residential units in the Southgate area presently.

Dufferin sits north of Aberdeen and Pineview Valley up against Mount Dufferin. Dufferin is closely located to all the local retailers including Aberdeen Mall, Costco, Rona, Chapters, Staples and many other stores. Dufferin has an elementary school (Dufferin Elementary School). Secondary students attend either Sahali Secondary School or South Kamloops Secondary School.

Dufferin has a mix of housing units. New and older single family homes dominate the region with newer townhouse units also available. Dufferin doesn’t have the variety of homes on the market like it’s neighbours Aberdeen or Pineview Valley but there are some great properties to choose from.

The more mature area of Dufferin is located near Aberdeen Mall. Pacific Way, Cannel Drive, Hillside Drive and Place, Cascade Street, Mt. Dufferin Drive, Avenue and Crescent, Park Way, Plateau Place, Monteray Place, Davies Place, Sunshine Court and Place and Scott Place all make up this mature part of Dufferin. This area does have some new and recently built homes but you do find more mature trees and landscaping in this region of Dufferin. One of the newer developments in Dufferin can be found at the top of Hillside Drive where it meets Copperhead Drive. Copperhead Drive and Saskatoon Place make up the newer development that is set against the hillside of Mount Dufferin. 

Hidden Trails at Mount Dufferin is the newest subdivision going in to the Dufferin area. It is located at the end of Pacific way and is bordered by Kenna Cartwright park. There are currently plans for numerous single family lots (4 phases) and two multi-family developments. Rockress Drive is Phase 2 of this development and services are in for the new homes that will soon sit on these lots.

For more detailed information about MLS home listings in Dufferin,  Southgate and all of Kamloops click here.

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