Just a short cruise South across the Overlanders Bridge (Blue Bridge) rests the core of Kamloops' heritage, business/commercial and residential Real Estate hotbeds. Commonly known as "Downtown", the area nests some well known landmarks that are conveniently accessible from all areas of town. Riverside Park boarders the shore of the South Thompson River and offers a wide array of leisure and sport facilities (walking paths, tennis courts, sandy beaches etc), a family friendly water park, as well as live music and arts entertainment at the Bandshell. The Interior Savings Centre seats approx 6400 people and is home ice to the Kamloops Blazers WHL Hockey Team. It regularly hosts big ticket concerts and world famous performances from all types of interest and has seen past appearances from the likes of: Cirque Du Soliel, Chicago The Musical, Tragically Hip, Bob Dylan, Brad Paisley and Shania Twain. The City Center offers staple attractions like the Kamloops Museum & Art Gallery and Downtown Public Library. A concentrated amount of boutique restaurants, shops and highrise office buidlings are located on Victoria Street and its adjoining avenues. Downtown Kamloops Real Estate is always desirable with some homes showcasing early 1900's flare and fashion. The character can be appreciated in all price ranges, high to low. Tons of quality - new and old - multi family options like condos and townhouses are located throughout. Kamloops Hospital - Interior Health - is located at the junction point of two main roads, 1st Avenue and Columbia St and has both surgical and emergency departments.
Additional benefits to live in this area:
Sagebrush Theatre - 706 seat proscenium theatre is home to Western Canada Theatre and Kamloops Symphony Orchestra
Paramount Theatre - plays many Hollywood short and full feature films - showcases film festival movies