Summerland Steps Up

You’d be hard pressed to find a municipality in B.C. as perfectly named and located as Summerland. Just 15 minutes from Penticton and a half-hour from Kelowna, this Okanagan jewel is geographically the same size as Penticton, but with only one third of the residents. Surprisingly, developers have somewhat overlooked Summerland for the past century. Now, after five years in the planning, the Hunter’s Hill community with over 68 executive-sized homesites on a 141-acre property across from the Sumac Ridge Winery, just a short distance from downtown. More than half of the acreage will be left in its natural state, so that residents can peacefully enjoy nature while walking, trail running and cycling and bird-watching.

Buy here: Typical assessed value of a single-family home in Summerland in 2020: $526,000 (+2%).