Located in the Selkirk Mountains where the Kootenay and Columbia rivers converge, Castlegar is a picturesque place to live. Just ask Castlegar Realtor Greg Gritchin of Kootenay Connection, who was born and raised there.
As a long-time Castlegar resident, Greg can help you buy the perfect home or sell your house to the perfect buyers quickly and easily. Because the town’s landscape is so diverse, he offers a number of unique Residential, Commercial, Vacant land, Recreational and Waterfront properties.
With slightly more than 7,000 residents, 15,000 with surrounding rural communities, Castlegar’s small-town vibe comes with the economy of a larger city. In fact, it was rated in the Top 8 Places in British Columbia for Most Promising Growth. That growth is largely due to the fact that people are beginning to catch on to the possibilities of living in such a unique, beautiful and central location.
If you’re looking to easily travel into larger nearby cities, Castlegar is home to the West Kootenay Regional Airport with regular flights to Vancouver and Calgary. So you can enjoy country living that’s just a short trip to larger cities.
Love to golf? Castlegar Realtor, Greg Gritchin, can find a property close to Castlegar Golf Club. Love the outdoors? Talk to Greg about properties close to the Waterline Wall, a famous area for rock climbing with six different climbing zones. Or look close to Syringa Provincial Park, where you can go boating, camping, hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling and quadding.
Castlegar’s humid climate results in hot summers and snowy (but warm) winters. Here, you can enjoy nature year round, which will come in handy considering you’re in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains. Castlegar is home to great places to ski and snowboard, backpack, mountain bike and Nordic ski. Don’t miss the Millennium Walkway, a short walk along the river to a foot bridge that leads to Zuckerberg Island, which is packed full of hiking trails.
The area’s mountainous terrain also has led to the creation of natural hot springs. Ask Greg, your Castlegar Realtor from Kootenay Connection, about properties close to Nakusp, Ainsworth and St. Leon Hot Springs to unwind after a tough day at work or long day on the slopes.
For history buffs, check out properties close to the Doukhobor Discovery Centre, which showcases the early settlements of the Doukhobors. The Doukhobors were a religious group of pacifists who settled in the area in the early 1900s.
No matter what you’re looking for in a place to live, Castlegar Realtor Greg Gritchin of Kootenay Connection can help find the perfect property--quickly.
Contact Greg Gritchin, Castlegar Realtor today for more information about buying or selling in the Castlegar market.