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ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC LAKE VIEW! Sweeping vistas encompassing panoramic Okanagan Lake & city views. This elegant rancher-style townhouse is situated only minutes from the lake, bridge and amenities. The main floor is beautifully laid out promoting a sense of spaciousness with high ceilings in the entry, living room, and eating nook. Natural light floods the main floor highlighting the oak hardwood floors. You’ll find a U-style kitchen with eating bar and a rock facade fireplace separating the living room. There is also a half bathroom, main floor laundry and formal dining room or the space would make a great office. The lower level gives prominence to the master bedroom, guest bedroom, ensuite and guest bathroom plus a bonus 3rd bedroom (no window) / media room. Other benefits to living here include central vacuum, alarm system, single car garage, 2 large decks with gas hook up, new hot water tank and dishwasher. Informal strata with NO RULES & PREPAID LEASE. NO PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX OR SPECULATION TAX.
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• 1072 sqft , 2 bath , 2 bdrm apartment – FOR SALE CAD449,000 .
in Westbank Centre
QUIET PARK-SIDE WITH TANTALIZING LAKE VIEWS!! Live life on the LAKE HERE! This fully furnished suite features almost 1100sqft of bliss, split bedroom plan with 2 masters with a 4pc ensuite and 5pc cheater ensuite. Suite 336 is positioned to maximize your visual exposure and soak up SOUTH/WEST EXPOSURE for you sun-lovers. This suite is TURN KEY, lavishly furnished and offers an incredible investment opportunity with great REVENUE from the RENTAL POOL. THE VERY POPULAR C-1 plan offers lots of natural light, impressive finishings including granite counter-tops, gourmet kitchen, electric fireplace, designer furniture package, 6 appliances (including wine/beverage fridge). Entertain on your the 9′ x 24′ covered balcony. Geothermal heating/cooling is included in your strata fee! Surrounded by wineries, fine dining and outdoor activities. There is an abundance of recreational activities for people of all ages at The Cove including: 2 outdoor pools, two hot tubs, putting green, a marina, gym, thrilling water sport activities, tennis, theatre as well as an award winning chef at the Bonfire restaurant! The prestigious resort is situated on 6.5 acres with 600′ of stunning waterfront. The Cove is perfect for small families, large groups and anyone in between. Your finest vacation awaits you here at the COVE LAKESIDE RESORT. Call your Cove Specialist – Ryan Peterson, PREC* (250) 870-8880 or check out WWW.OWNTHECOVE.COM | *Personal Real Estate Corporation
• 1128 sqft , 2 bath , 2 bdrm single story – FOR SALE CAD598,000 .
in Westbank Centre, West Kelowna
MATCHLESS GROUND FLOOR, POOL-SIDE & LAKEFRONT suite that rarely comes available! Act fast to secure this exceptional 2bed/2 bath (C-1c Plan). This mesmorizing suite has high ceilings for a extra sense of roominess & added natural light. You’ll be spell bound by the massive patio sure to accommodate all the family and guests. Relax & enjoy the Okanagan lifestyle to it’s fullest on the outdoor patio offering eastern exposure for cooler evenings and PRIVATE ACCESS TO THE POOL AREA!! Perfect to oversee the kids and allow for easy access with no elevator hassles! Turn key and includes all the furnishings. Experience the Okanagan lifestyle at it’s finest at The Cove Lakeside Resort! Surrounded by wineries, fine dining and outdoor activities. There is an abundant of recreational activities including: 2 outdoor pools, 2 hot tubs, putting green, a marina, gym, thrilling water sport activities, tennis, theatre as well as an award winning chef at the Bonfire restaurant! The prestigious resort is situated on 6.5 acres with 600′ of stunning waterfront. The Cove is perfect for small families, large groups and anyone in between. Optional RENTAL POOL with great revenue potential! Call your Cove Specialist – Ryan Peterson, PREC* (250) 870-8880 or check out WWW.OWNTHECOVE.COM *Personal Real Estate Corporation
in Lakeview Heights, West Kelowna The single story at 2485 Harmon Road has been sold.
• 4466 sqft , 4 bath , 5 bdrm single story – FOR SALE CAD899,900 . Reduced!!!
in Joe Riche, Kelowna
11500 Highway 33 Joe Riche, Kelowna BC…..THE PERFECT B&B RETREAT OR COUNTRY OASIS! This unique and rarely available property backing on to Mission Creek has all the ingredients for the ultimate country estate property featuring almost 4500sqft of living space, 3.5 acres, & approximately 250ft of water frontage. Whip-up a 2nd kitchen to your 2009 built house for a dynamite B&B or to accommodate extended family under one roof. Uncommon that a beautiful setting and house meet but here it awaits you. The 2.5 storey beauty is well laid out with the kitchen, living room, laundry and master bedroom on the main floor. The kitchen is visually stunning with granite capped counter tops, tile back splash and an abundance of counter and cupboard space. Multiple doors spill out to the 65′ veranda overlooking the creek. The second level features 3 good sized bedrooms, full bathroom, family room, games/sunroom and rooftop retreat to host the seasonal deck party. Banish your guests to the third level featuring it’s own 3pc ensuite and deck. Enjoy the wood boiler system to help reduce heating costs. Take a visual gulp of nature situated 25 mins to world class ski resort and 20 mins to Kelowna.
• 2250 sqft , 2 bath , 4 bdrm single story – FOR SALE CAD1,398,500 .
in Kelowna North, Kelowna
RIPE FOR REDEVELOPMENT/HIGHER DENSITY! NESTLED AMONGST APARTMENT BLOCKS MAKES THIS A GREAT SITE TO ADD YOUR REAL ESTATE PORTFOLIO! 75′ x 120′ (9148sqft) RU6 lot positioned in the heart of downtown Kelowna within walking distance to all amenities. This rare Inner City opportunity has the possibility of Micro Suites, condos or townhouses. Officially Community Plan supports MRM zoning (RM3,RM4,RM5). This scarce downtown site features an older well-maintained home with 3 bedrooms up and a fully finished basement for a combined 2250sqft plus a detached garage. Fixed lease in place with tenant until end of June 2018. CALL RYAN* (250) 870-8880 for a viewing or check out JRFAMILYREALTORS.COM | PROUDLY MARKETED BY JRFAMILYREALTORS | ROYAL LEPAGE KELOWNA | *PERSONAL REAL ESTATE CORPORATION
• 6064 sqft , 6 bath , 1 half bath , 7 bdrm 2 story – FOR SALE CAD2,395,000 .
in British Columbia, Kelowna
ESTATE PROPERTY EXUDES LAKE VIEWS, TRIPLE CAR GARAGE, LEGAL SUITE! Recently completed, this luxury residence sits majestically on 2.5 acres with freshly planted cherry trees. This home is beautifully designed throughout & features high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows in the living room and a dazzling array of luxury features. The main level with its 22′ entrance foyer/living room is simply sensational. The coffered ceilings, linear gas fireplace, and built-in cabinets in the living room provide a sophisticated setting on a grand scale. The larger entertainment size kitchen will bedazzle you with its high-grade S.S. appliances, family size center island, adjoining your daily dining room with convenient access to an expansive covered deck. You’ll love the butler’s pantry with additional appliances. A den and two beautifully appointed bedrooms share a full bathroom and can be found on the main level too. The sumptuous Master Bedroom enjoys LAKE VIEWS, large walk-in dressing room, a soothing spa-like 5pc ensuite, and private balcony. Two additional children bedroom suites are conveniently situated with private bathrooms. On the lower level, an alluring entertainment area with fabulous wet bar, family room, private gym, and incredible media/TV area. A self-contained LEGAL 2 BEDROOM SUITE with separate laundry completes this truly outstanding luxury home. Many additional features.