Luxury Vacation Homes - 7 Canadian Locales to Consider
Canada is well known for many things, but it’s natural landscapes that offer a sense of serenity and privacy always rank near the top of most lists. Located within driving distance of Canada’s 4 major centers, these luxury vacation homes allow you to escape the hectic nature of city life.
Saturna Island, British Columbia
This stunning retreat nestled on 2 acres of ocean front property on Saturna Island has been architecturally designed to take advantage of the full south west sweeping views and low bank waters edge with private shell beach. Enjoy the outdoor living space and relax in solitude on more than 750 sq. ft. of decks and 550 sq ft of stone patios.
104 Trueworthy Rd, Saturna Island, BC – $2,400,000
Sun Peaks, British Columbia
Just 45 minutes from Kamloops in the interior of British Columbia, Sun Peaks is a family-friendly, four-season destination with three mountain peaks— Tod Mountain, Sundance Mountain and Mount Morrisey. With incredible access to downhill skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing in the winter, and hiking, golfing and mountain biking in the summer, the resort’s appeal to real estate buyers has expanded with its recognition as one of North America’s top resorts. This beautiful home features extensive use of natural rock with embedded fossils, massive fir timbers, walls of windows with panoramic views, and covered, heated patio areas including an inviting outdoor gathering area with a fireplace.
4137 Douglas Court, Sun Peaks, BC – $3,595,000
Nestled in Alberta’s scenic Bow River Valley and surrounded by the Canadian Rockies, Canmore is a popular vacation destination, renowned for its spectacular mountain scenery and myriad opportunities for outdoor recreation. This living masterpiece that is both warm and inviting; blends elements of the landscape throughout the home. The indoor and outdoor living merge seamlessly offering panoramic mountain views, privacy, and tranquility.
856 Silvertip Heights, Canmore, AB – $3,500,000
Located just two hours north of Toronto, Muskoka is a popular cottage country destination for vacationers from across Ontario. With more than 2,000 sparkling lakes covering 14,000 kilometres of shoreline, Muskoka is an ideal destination for boaters, fishers, swimmers, bikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Carved into the granite of the Canadian Shield, this one of a kind lakefront home has an open concept living, dining and kitchen area encased in floor to ceiling glass walls that reveal breathtaking lake views and stunning western exposure sunsets.
1045 Hemlock Ridge Rd, Dwight, ON – $3,195,000
Parry Sound, Ontario
With maple trees, massive evergreens, clear lakes, and quaint towns, central Ontario reveals vistas and experiences that are quintessentially Canadian. This 80+ acre waterfront property located just minutes North of Lake Joseph and just 2 hours from the Greater Toronto Area, has almost 2700 ft. of south and southwest facing shoreline, the perfect family compound.
41 Sunny Point Rd, Parry Sound, ON – $4,500,000
Estrie Region, Quebec
With rolling hills, quiet countrysides, mountainous horizons and blue lakes, Quebec’s Estrie region encompasses most of the province’s iconic Eastern Townships. The region is alive with villages that are as colourful as the surrounding scenery, arts and cultural festivals, and endless outdoor adventures. This impressive contemporary residence sits on close to 25 acres with the perfect balance of wood and concrete. Thanks to many walls of windows, multiple terraces and high ceilings that flood the home in natural light, this home is a dream location to entertain and relax.
275 Ch. de Mont-Bon-Plaisir, Eastman, QC – $1,250,000
Long regarded as one of eastern North America’s top winter resorts, Mont Tremblant offers a picturesque winter backdrop for numerous activities including alpine and cross-country skiing. While it has topped Ski Magazine’s “Top Ski Resort in Eastern North America” ranking for over 15 consecutive years, Tremblant’s busiest season is in the summer. This stunning resort home which features a traditional post and beam style, sits on 4.32 acres with 758 feet of shoreline on Lac Tremblant, including a sandy beach, private dock and tennis court.
580 Ch. Desmarais, Mont-Tremblant, QC – $8,995,000