Westmount is a small residential neighbourhood that sits below Batchelor Heights on the North Shore. It is ten minutes north of downtown Kamloops, and is located between the Thompson river, Halston Avenue and Westsyde Road (the east and west side of Westsyde Road). Westmount has a number of single family homes, mobiles and townhouses. Many students attend Westmount Elementary School or NorKam Secondary School. There are a number of retail stores and financial institutions close to Westmount. 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 Westmount.
Westmount is not a very large residential area in comparison to other neighbourhoods in Kamloops. Homes in this area are older with mature landscaping and trees. Many homes in this area have large lots, and private yards. There are a number of homes that border the river and the rivers trail which are popular places to live. On the west side of Westsyde road there are a number of mobiles for buyers on a budget. This area of Kamloops is quiet, because there are no major high traffic roads running through the neighborhood with the exception of Westsyde road. There is however CN train tracks that border the Westmount area. The main river crossing for the CN railway parallels the Halston connector bridge.
Westmount is a great neighbourhood to raise a family. This neighbourhood is very child friendly, and there are walk-ways between houses, leading to the school grounds so that children don’t have to walk on the main road. To find real estate available in Westmount click here.
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