luxury communities in kelowna, bc

In the heart of BC’s interior, the bustling city of Kelowna enjoys a  premier location along Okanagan Lake. This charming city by the water is composed of more than a dozen neighbourhoods, each of which has their own unique characteristics. If you’re looking to invest in a prestigious property that offers a high quality of living, consider these 8 must-see luxury home communities in Kelowna.


Envision waking up in one of seventeen exclusive luxury houses located high on the hillside. Imagine observing breathtaking natural views from your back patio while you sip hot coffee in the morning. In Havencrest, this can be a reality. The neighbourhood of Havencrest was recently opened in May 2016. As one of Kelowna’s newest neighourhoods, this charming community is still in its early stages of development. For buyers who are interested in building their own home, Havencrest lots for sale provide a promising opportunity to invest in a new luxury home community in Kelowna. Many of the lots have exceptional views.

Highpointe Terraces

Located steps from Kelowna’s renowned Knox Mountain Park, Highpointe Terraces is a promising new development on the hillside. With exceptional city and mountain views, this community of 49 undeveloped lots is brimming with potential for buyers interested in building their own Kelowna luxury home. Unlike many other developments of its kind, Highpointe Terraces allows homeowners to bring the builder of their choice into the community to develop their house. As such, buyers can feel free to work with the contractor of their choice to construct the property of their dreams.

McKinley Beach

Explore a community immersed in nature. McKinley Beach finds itself on the shores of Okanagan Lake near a 92-slip marina, a sunny beach, more than 20 kilometers of cycling and walking trails, and over 800 acres of protected indigenous lands. Within the community, there is a private clubhouse and a diverse selection of contemporary ouses. Despite this neighbourhood’s easy access to incredible natural spaces, it is only a short twenty-minute drive to the heart of Kelowna.

Lakeview Heights

Located in West Kelowna, the rural community of Lakeview Heights is home to a fantastic range of luxury homes developed as early as the 1960s and as recently as the present day. As such, it is possible to find a wide range of housing styles on this market. On the whole, this community is well-loved for the large size of the lots in this community and its proximity to lush vineyards and secluded beaches.

Upper Mission

Join one of the fastest growing neighbourhoods in the city of Kelowna. Upper Mission is full of experiences for families. Kettle Valley railway trail and suspension bridge are a nearby destination where families like to walk the dog and ride their bicycles. There are plenty of fields, playgrounds, and trails within the community worth exploring too! Architecturally, this community is diverse. Modern houses sit alongside Craftsman designs and impressive brick masterpieces. There are also undeveloped lots and waterfront properties available in this community.

Lower Mission

The community of Lower Mission is often considered an extension of South Kelowna. This vibrant neighbourhood tends to draw young families because of the quality of the schools in the area. Houses tend to begin in value at around $500,000 in this market, but it is also possible to choose from a large selection of apartment or townhomes in the area for a more affordable price.


Located in the north end of the city, the neighbourhood of Glenmore is an ideal community for family living.  Streets are composed of spacious two-level homes, bungalows, and split-levels that offer families plenty of room to grow. As you drive down quiet cul-de-sacs, you’ll notice that no two houses in this desirable community are quite the same. Some abodes have a cozy cottage feel while others boast the clean, stylish lines of Modern construction. Prices for this market begin around $500,000, but can exceed a million depending on the size and level of luxury of the home. All the houses within this community enjoy a close proximity to the Kelowna Golf & Country Club, the Parkinson Recreation Centre, and the Kelowna Apple Bowl Stadium.

Okanagan Centre

Situated in Lake Country, the community of Okanagan Centre was first settled in the early 1900s. The area was the site of two packing houses, a cannery, and a general store. Then, the settlement was popular among orchardists in the area. Today, Okanagan Centre is a quaint town that is popular among tourists and locals. Real estate opportunities in this community range widely from stately manors that unfold over thousands of square feet to accommodating recent builds that offer families a comfortable lifestyle.

To learn more about luxury home communities in Kelowna, connect with the team at Vantage West Realty. As some of the top agents in the city, they can offer plenty of insights into the Kelowna real estate market.

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