Tweet Retreat: Hunters Hill - Where Feathered Friends Find Sanctuary 03 Aug 2023

Tweet Retreat: Hunters Hill – Where Feathered Friends Find Sanctuary

Hunters Hill has dedicated over a decade to environmental research and monitoring in order to design an award-winning development plan. With approximately 80 acres allocated for preservation from the new housing development, owning real estate here is a truly beautiful experience. During the April 2013 Field Study conducted by the Qualified Environmental Planner, an impressive number of bird species were observed. The study revealed that Hunters Hill is home to 34 bird species, highlighting the importance of the environmental preservation plan in safeguarding nesting sites, cherished trees, and unique geological features. Among the 34 species observed, the five most prevalent consisted of three migratory species and two resident species. One of these residents is the Dark Eyed Junco, a delightful bird that can often be seen foraging in the Hunters Hill Preservation Areas. Keep an ear out for their high-pitched chirps as they search for fallen seeds around protected trees and shrubs. Walking through the wetland areas during the early afternoon may offer glimpses of their fluttering tail feathers, as they navigate the surroundings with their characteristic short, low flights. Dark-eyed Juncos breed in coniferous or mixed-coniferous forests across Canada, the western U.S., and the Appalachians. Therefore, the protected areas…



Summerland was recently highlighted in newspapers across Canada, in an article about Okanagan real estate that featured Hunters Hill. Hunters Hill is pleased to see the Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen & the Montreal Gazette gushing over the lovely town of Summerland, and our new homes. Read the full article below! 3 hot properties in the Okanagan From Naramata and Summerland, to the deliciously summery Lemonade Lane in OK Falls, here are three areas to look at for a new home. Author of the article: Scott Henderson Published Jul 28, 2023  • Last Updated Jul 28, 2023  •  5 minute read [caption id="attachment_2298" align="alignnone" width="567"] Calgarians Gayle and Jim Kazakoff are building an aging-in-place, grandchild magnet, modern farmhouse-style bungalow in the new Vista neighborhood in Naramata. PHOTO BY KAZAKOFFS /Postmedia[/caption] Penticton’s increasing popularity may not have produced a skyscraper boom like Kelowna, but it has benefited from the migration of Vancouverites, who hit the jackpot with rising home prices in the lower mainland and cashed out to move to the Okanagan. Major improvements to its airport have helped, too, according to Anthony Policicchio, facilities manager at the City of Penticton “An increase in direct flights to Vancouver and Calgary have helped…

Beach Time: Summerland Places to Sink Your Toes in the Sand 19 Jul 2023

Beach Time: Summerland Places to Sink Your Toes in the Sand

If you are ready to sink your toes in the sand, we have the perfect spot!  In Summerland, there are more beaches than hotels and motels combined, which means that you'll always have a place to stretch out your towel, grab a good book and enjoy some splash time during the summer months. From Hunters Hill, you're always moments from the beach, so "hop" on your bike or take a quick drive.  Here are some GEMS that we think you'll love: Sun-Oka Beach Provincial Park: Located on the shores of Okanagan Lake, Sun-Oka Beach Provincial Park is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. With fine sand, clear water, and beautiful scenery, this beach offers an excellent place to relax, swim, and enjoy the sun. Peach Orchard Beach: Found near downtown Summerland, Peach Orchard Beach is a lovely sandy beach that provides stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains. It is known for its calm and shallow waters, making it suitable for families with children. Rotary Beach Park: Situated on the southern outskirts of Summerland, Rotary Beach Park features a charming sandy beach, picnic areas, and a playground. It offers a tranquil atmosphere and is an excellent place…

Buzz Building About Summerland's Bottleneck Drive 06 Jul 2023

Buzz Building About Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive

If you're a wine enthusiast or simply enjoy picturesque drives through beautiful countryside, then a trip to Bottleneck Drive in Summerland, British Columbia should be high on your list. This scenic route boasts an impressive collection of vineyards, wineries, and orchards, all set against the backdrop of stunning Okanagan Valley views. As far as Okanagan destinations go, Bottleneck Drive is still regarded as a hidden gem that does not disappoint.  Coincidentally, many of its wineries are only a short bike ride from your front door at Hunters Hill. CLICK HERE for a buzz-worthy read about this hidden gem. Talk to our Team About Life in Summerland 250-486-2529