Luxury homes on the market in the Kootenays

Take a look at some of the most stunning properties in the Kootenays

Home near Nelson reflecting in the water of Kootenay Lake.

Waterfront estate on Kootenay Lake. — Photo courtesy

Homes in the Kootenays go on the market all the time. According to there are currently 2,933 properties for sale in the Kootenays.

But have you ever wanted a peek at the highest end real estate?

These are the most expensive listings in the Kootenays right now.  If you are in the market, take your pick one of these stunning Kootenay homes. 

As for the rest of us, well, we can always dream.


The first luxury estate home offered at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Located at the base of the mountain with ski in/ski out access to the high speed gondola in the heart of the village. Price tag? Four million dollars.

Snow covered luxury estate home offered at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

Just imagine the sun setting over the Monashee mountain range, creating an extraordinary backdrop as you reminisce about your day skiing. — Photo courtesy


A remarkable custom home on a one-of-a-kind parcel of land situated on the banks of the St. Mary River, with mountain views in 360 degrees. This tranquil mountain ranch retreat has 268 acres; $3.9 million. 

Looking out floor to ceiling windows from the Kitchen of the Cranbrook home for sale.

A remarkable custom home on the bank of the St. Mary River. — Photo courtesy


This home offers a respite from the hectic outside world: it is a sanctuary. Over 5,900 square feet of limestone and high quality hardwood flooring together with extensive woodwork throughout the house are among the features of this four bedroom, three full bathroom, four storey split home offered at $2.9 million.

A two kilometre driveway leads to this custom-built home nestled on over 20 acres. — Photo courtesy


A private oasis where you can bask in the sun as you gaze out at a spectacular lake vista with the Purcell Mountains rising as a backdrop. Your private natural sand beach is just a few steps away on a gentle slope; $2.6 million.

An image of the outdoor back deck with a large table for entertaining and a view of the lake.

This house has a spectacular lake vista with the Purcell Mountains rising as a backdrop. — Photo courtesy


Kootenay Lake luxury lakefront living at its finest in a secluded private setting with approximately 1,000 feet of lakeshore; $2.4 million.

A view of the outside of the log home, sitting on a hill overlooking Kootenay Lake.

Natural light pours through countless skylights & expansive windows that frame incredible lake, mountain and Kokanee Glacier views. — Photo courtesy


Waterfront estate on Kootenay Lake. Custom-built, architecturally stunning post-and-beam 5000-plus square foot home featuring dramatic vaulted pool atrium, with five bedrooms and seven baths, all designed to draw the lake views into the home; $2.1 million.

Home near Nelson reflecting in the water of Kootenay Lake.

Waterfront estate on Kootenay Lake. — Photo courtesy


Large acreage within the limits of the city of Cranbrook. The property improvements include a main residence, 11-stall barn complete with professional tack room, outside lead-ins, sleeping quarters and three heated stalls, dog kennels, four hay fields; $1.9 million.

Mt. Fisher surrounded by pink clouds at sunset.

The entire property is fenced and surrounded by striking views of the Rocky Mountains. — Photo courtesy


A lovely warm and functional family resort home located next to the best ski-in, ski-out location that the resort has to offer; $1.9 million.

Looking at this Ski chalet through the trees.

Fernie Alpine Resort. Ski in, ski out—right out your door. — Photo courtesy


 The essence of privacy and the warmth of a traditional log home provide the ultimate escape. An impressive 2,800 square foot log home is nestled on 40 acre land overlooking Lake Koocanusa, with breathtaking views of the Steeples mountains; $1.9 million.

Looking off of the back deck on a fresh snowfall, with the sun sparkling on the snow and the mountains in the background.

The essence of privacy and the warmth of a traditional log home provide the ultimate escape. — Photo courtesy


A main residence and guest cabins. This could be an opportunity for two or more families to invest together in a recreational property. Huge potential and business opportunities; $1.9 million.

Kimberly Shellborn

Kim is the editorial coordinator at Koocanusa Publications. She recently returned to the Kootenays after 15 years in Spain, where she taught English and got to know the food and wine regions of the country. When she’s not writing or taking photographs, she can be found showing her husband and two children all the backcountry trails that she longed for while in Europe. View all of Kimberly Shellborn’s articles

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