Another of the further developing areas of Kamloops, stretching along the North Thompson River Westmount being closer to main Kamloops are older homes while further out along Westsyde road newer to brand new homes. Then as you proceed past the Dunes Golf course you get into acreages and farms.
One of the newly developed areas of Kamloops Westside shopping and easy HWY access is down the hill. Prices range from the low 300,000 for a single family home to above 1m for higher end view homes.
Most often the weather pattern blows up Kamloops Lake, East towards the Loops then makes a turn up the North Thompson River. You will get some wind the higher up you are from the river. The river runs at about 4 knots in the freshet, about 2 knots the rest of the year.
The Kamloops Rivers trail runs below the Batchelor area through and along the river at Westmount along the river. Westsyde road is a bike route that is flat where you see many road riders taking a spin. As like Batchelor to the West of Westsyde road are the Lac Du Bois Grasslands, a prime biking, fishing and motorbike area. To the East and North you have the North Thompson river. Boating up the North Thompson River is pretty restrictive as it is not buoyed. The adventurous knowledgeable boater will find the exploration North on this river exciting and spiritual.
There are a few corner stores in the area a wonderful sushi restaurant, Nishino Sushi, a pub and a small shopping Mall containing a liquor store and a Save on Foods.