Luxury Real Estate: 4 Hottest Waterfront Areas in Kelowna

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Photo courtesy: Tourism Kelowna

When it comes to waterfront property, there are many luxury real estate opportunities in the Kelowna area.

Kelowna is ripe with luxury real estate investment opportunities. Of all the high-end properties available on the local market, waterfront continues to be one of the most desirable options.

However, there are several distinct neighbourhoods with waterfront on Okanagan Lake, each with its own unique characteristics and amenities. Our Kelowna realtors are here to break down the most popular areas to help you choose which one suits your lifestyle.

1. Lower Mission

The Lower Mission offers the type of luxury real estate Kelowna residents and summer homeowners have enjoyed for decades. Located just six kilometres south of Highway 97 (along Pandosy Street or Gordon Drive), the area offers tremendous upscale living opportunities.

The area is ideal for families as there are many schools in the neighbourhood, plus there are many sports fields, arenas and recreation complexes such as:

  • H20 Adventure & Fitness Centre
  • Capital News Centre
  • Kelowna Figure Skating Club
  • Central Okanagan Sailing Association

There are many public beaches in the Lower Mission, as well as a full-scale marina. People investing in Kelowna high end real estate also love the Lower Mission area because it’s flat. This makes it easy to get around on a bike, or on foot. 

There are also an increasing number of beachfront restaurants that make the Lower Mission a fun place to be, day or night.

2. Downtown Kelowna

For those who want to be in the middle of everything, it doesn’t get much better than Downtown Kelowna. While it has everything an active city has to offer year-round, Kelowna truly comes to life when the sun is shining and the temperature rises.

Luxury real estate in Downtown Kelowna has everything you could want in an active urban lifestyle as you are within walking distance of:

  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Pubs
  • Cultural events
  • Nightlife

Plus, you’ll have City Park and its beautiful beaches, boardwalk and wildlife sanctuary right on your doorstep.

3. Westside Road

If privacy is your thing, then the waterfront properties along Westside Road are sure to please. Located on the west side of Okanagan Lake, across the William R. Bennett Bridge, this region features a number of Kelowna luxury houses built in natural settings that offer stunning views of the lake. 

There are also several private gated communities along Westside Road that offer exclusive living at its finest. 

4. Lakeview Heights

Stretching from Casa Loma Resort all the way south to Peachland, Lakeview Heights features properties with some of the most spectacular views in the entire Okanagan. The area also boasts many custom-build, award-winning homes that exemplify luxury living.

There are many well-established wineries in the area, including:

  • Mt. Boucherie
  • Volcanic Hills
  • Mission Hill

Before you being hunting for Kelowna luxury houses, read our post: 6 Tips for Buying Kelowna Luxury Real Estate on the Water.

Are you searching for luxury real estate on the waterfront in Kelowna? Call the Kelowna realtors at Quincy Vrecko & Associates. We’ll show you the top properties in the most desirable areas to suit your lifestyle.