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Escape to the Coziest Canadian Retreats

It may be another frigidwinter in Canada, but with one of these northerndwellings to escape to, it might not be so bad. Instead of dreading winters chill, owners of cabins, chalets and country homes are looking forward to hibernation andthe ultimate thrill of taking to the slopes. Brought to you by our Sotheby's International Realty Canada, our Featured Affiliate of the Month, These lavish properties will haveyou daydreaming about a hot chocolate by the fire after a long day on the mountain.

Luxury Slopeside Chalet4129 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC


Prime, ski-in/out, slopeside chalet with separate, luxury, carriage house suite, in Canada's second largest ski area. This impressive, six bedroom chalet features exceptional access to main chairlifts, custom timberframe and real rock accents, skylights, reclaimed hickory flooring, two hot tubs, and authentic first nation's carved entrance doors. Zoned to accommodate short term rentals in either the main house or suite, current owners advise the revenue generated by short terms rentals in the suite pays utilities and property tax bills for this property. Featuring a true chef's kitchen, stunning open living area with floor to ceiling rock fireplace, massive, hand hewn timbers with dramatic up lighting, theatre and games rooms, wet bar, gym, custom wine cellar and more. Radiant in-floor heating on lower floor, security and sounds systems and many more customfeatures make this one of the very best offerings in Sun Peaks.

PrivateEstate Tucked into the River Valley 11 Estates At Blackhawk, Rural Parkland County, AB


This unequivocally Master Built Architecture is for the connoisseur of life. Showcased on a Hallmark realm in the Estates at Blackhawk, the owners manifested a lifestyle for themselves of sophisticated living. The enumeration of attributes encompass a collection of benchmark features: Chef Precision Wolf Series appliances, Control4 home automation, harmonious workmanship exemplifying furniture style cabinetry, colossal sized bedrooms each with private en-suites, athletic center framed in 10mil glass, sports gym, wine cellar, Grand Movie Theater, Walkout basement with hot tub and radiant floors. Tranquil Master's Suite w/private sun deck, dressing rooms, spa worthy shower & soaker tub. Enchanting outdoor covered area styled with Wolf BBQ, beverage cooler & wood burning fireplace. As a luminary emperor of cars, a drive through 8 car garage w/wash bay. All the furnishings, golf cart, ATV& ride on lawn tractor are included. Tucked into the River Valley, enjoy the peace and solitude of private estate living!

Modern Contemporary with Views516430 7th Line, The Blue Mountains, ON


The design of this chic home is based upon the "Prairie Style" architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. The property has sweeping views of the Beaver Valley, Niagara Escarpment and Georgian Bay.The home features 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 5,575 square feet of living space, all set on 36 acres. Inside entry off the double car garage leads you into a mudroom with 8 personal cubby's and live edge shelf with tech charging stations. Living area and mudroom all have doors to the spacious 1,200 square foot stone covered patio, overlooking the pool area.The main floor is perfect to host abundance of guests. The great-room features 20-foot ceilings and huge picture windows that make you feel you are"one with the outdoors". A hidden television accessed by remote control is tucked away above the gas fireplace that produces a large display of flames. Electric blinds give you shade and privacy by the push of a button. The dining area is centred between the living area and kitchen and can easily seat 12 dinner guests or be used to facilitate a buffet. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with Wolf double ovens, Wolf range-hood, Wolf 5 burner gas stove, Cambria waterfall counters and appliance garage. The second floor features a mezzanine that overlooks the main floor dining area and front foyer. It also leads to a large outdoor balcony with jaw dropping views and is a favourite spot for the owners to have coffee in the morning and watch the sun rise across Georgian Bay or watch the sunsets in the evening. The lower level is made for entertaining with its large open area which includes; floor to ceiling Ebel stone gas fireplace, games area, and large sit-up bar.There is a large bunk-room for the kids just off the games room. The white oak floors are kept warm with radiant in-floor heating.Outside is a beautifully landscaped property with in-ground saltwater pool.

Stunning Light-Filled Dwelling6210 Ch. Blair, Rawdon, QC


Beautiful estate erected on a wooded lot of over 131 acres with lake. The main building will please with its sunny and well-equipped living area. 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, in addition to a mezzanine configured for guests. The huge workshop will make thedream handyman in you!

To learn more about these magnificent properties, visit Sotheby's International Realty Canada's website here.

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