experts: real estate column Wednesday, May 10, 2000

REAL ESTATE IN THE CITY OF VERNON

Great deals...

By Ozzie Jurock

  • 1/2 duplex for $98,000
  • 2 bedroom in Mission Hill - 3 bedroom - $110,000
  • 3 bedroom home fine shape - $121,900
  • 3 bedroom, dbl. garage on half acre - $142,900
  • 3 bedroom new gated community, bare land strata - $146,900
  • 3000 sq. foot beauty, with 700 foot deck - $159,900
  • New 3 bedroom, 2 baths, view - $179,900
  • 5 bedroom, 1 year 3,400 feet - $219,000
Real Estate at Silver Star

  • Basic condo from $79,900
  • Large 3 level condo with 2 bedrooms, full bath, in-unit laundry and ski-way. Exclusive use of hot tub with gazebo and private deck. Sleeps up to 8 people - $148,800.
  • A-Frame with basement - $209,000
  • 3 bedroom plus 1 bedroom suite in basement - $320,000
Great deals

Sell your average home in Vancouver for $329,000 (good war time bungalow on the East Side!) And buy a great 3,400 sq. foot home with view for $219,000 and a $110,000 condo at Silver Star...

Not too shabby.

Vernon:

  • Population: 43,864
  • Incorporated: 1892 !!!
Economy:
  • Light manufacturing
  • Forestry, retail, services
  • Agriculture and tourism
  • Agri-businesses have shown growth in the area, as evidenced by the major additions/expansions being undertaken by Rogers Foods (flour and cereal mill)
  • Dairyworld (Fluid milk and cheese products)
  • Okanagan Spring Brewery
  • Agri-tourism is evolving as an industry in its own right, as tourists are welcomed to experience the farms, orchards and vineyards firsthand.
Skiing:
  • Silver Star Mountain Resort,
  • Sovereign Lakes Cross Country Ski Area
Four golf courses:
  • Predator Ridge
  • Vernon Golf
  • & Country Club
  • Spallumcheen and
  • Hillview Golf
Attractions:
  • Davison Orchards
  • Atlantis Waterslides
  • Vernon Art Gallery
  • Greater Vernon Museum & Archives
  • Interior Space & Science Centre
  • Bella Vista Winery
  • Executive Wine Tours
  • Sovereign Lakes Cross
  • Country Ski Area
  • Lake City Casino




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