Freshly cut grass, a perpetually challenging course, knocking two strokes off the last round—these are the details golfers live for. So, if you’d like to spend your days strolling around 18 holes and examining fall lines for something you didn’t spot before, there is nothing sweeter than a home with serious proximity to a world-class course. Across the nation, here are some of the most luxurious properties for golfers:

Dream Homes: 5 Properties for Golfers

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 2530 Queenswood Drive, Victoria, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 2530 Queenswood Drive, Victoria, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 2530 Queenswood Drive, Victoria, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 2530 Queenswood Drive, Victoria, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 2530 Queenswood Drive, Victoria, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

World Class Oceanfront, Victoria, BC

Vancouver Island, and particularly the area surrounding Victoria, is littered with playing fields. Circled by Mount Douglas, Cedar Hill, and Uplands golf courses is an otherworldly oceanfront gem encompassing 1.74 acres, 6,103 square feet, and 300 feet of natural oceanside boundary.

The stunning mansion features walls of glass for panoramic views of Haro Strait, with Mount Baker and San Juan Island in the distance. Builder detailing includes 25-foot ceilings, white eastern maple walls, and mahogany inlay, to name a few. The chef’s kitchen and climate-controlled wine room offer welcome respite for thirsty players who’ve just finished a round. Their delights are best enjoyed on the generous slate patio while planning a round at the Victoria Golf Club, located farther afield.

$8,500,000 / 5 bedrooms plus den, 5 bathrooms, 1 half bathroom

Dream Homes: 5 Properties for Golfers

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 4118 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 4118 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 4118 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 4118 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 4118 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Custom Ski In / Ski Out Mountain Home, Sun Peaks, BC

The acclaimed Tobiano golf course is just an hour’s drive from Sun Peaks, and the Golf Course at Sun Peaks Resort is literally backyard to this summer and winter playground property. Stunning wood detailing carries throughout the open floor plan, which includes a spacious great room with wet bar, a two-bedroom suite with its own kitchen, and rock feature walls that reflect the surrounding landscape. An extra-large double garage accommodates a number of toys, including ski gear for the neighbouring slopes in winter and your own personal golf cart for zipping around the village and to the course in summer. Custom cabinetry, stained glass, and beautiful landscaping make this a real retreat.

$1,499,999 / 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 half bathroom

Dream Homes: 5 Properties for Golfers

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 549 Silvertip Road, Canmore, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 549 Silvertip Road, Canmore, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 549 Silvertip Road, Canmore, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 549 Silvertip Road, Canmore, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 549 Silvertip Road, Canmore, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Estate Lot on the 15th Hole, Canmore, AB

It doesn’t get much better than backing directly onto the 15th hole. Sitting above pro-favourite Silvertip Canmore Golf Course, a generous and gently sloping lot waits for an avid golfer to stake claim and construct a custom home. The property features full panoramic views of the Three Sisters, Mount Lawrence Grassi, and glances down the fairway to Mount Rundle. Situated in the private and prestigious golf course community, this particular spot has easy access to year-round dining at Silvertip Clubhouse and the friendly streets of Canmore. Consider this your Rocky Mountain golf retreat.

$1,295,000 / Estate lot

Dream Homes: 5 Properties for Golfers

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 1046 Woodroffe Rd, Muskoka Lakes, ON

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 1046 Woodroffe Rd, Muskoka Lakes, ON

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 1046 Woodroffe Rd, Muskoka Lakes, ON

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 1046 Woodroffe Rd, Muskoka Lakes, ON

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 1046 Woodroffe Rd, Muskoka Lakes, ON

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Cape Cod Meets Lake Joseph, Muskoka, ON

Eight stunning courses circle this Cape Cod-style lakefront property on Lake Joseph: Rocky Crest, Muskoka Woodlands and Muskoka Lakes, to name a few. Retire after a round of nine or 18 on the large sun deck attached to this cozy cottage. Your escape is completed with stone fireplaces and beachy wainscoting details. A one-slip private boathouse with a rooftop patio brings you even closer to the water. Fine finishes, plenty of entertaining space, and storage for multiple sets of clubs included.

$1,299,000 / 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Dream Homes: 5 Properties for Golfers

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 263 Ch. des Castors, Mont-Tremblant, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 263 Ch. des Castors, Mont-Tremblant, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 263 Ch. des Castors, Mont-Tremblant, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 263 Ch. des Castors, Mont-Tremblant, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 263 Ch. des Castors, Mont-Tremblant, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Post and Beam Getaway on Lake Desmarais, Mont-Tremblant, QC

Le Maitre, Le Geant, Le Diable and La Bete courses are a short drive from this attractive post and beam home within a private community on Lac Desmarais. Warm architectural details on this property include a sunken living room with wood-burning fireplace and gourmet kitchen. Cathedral ceilings, granite counters, and lake-facing decks add a touch of natural elegance.

$2,475,000 / 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 half bathroom

Escaping the par-for-the-course novelty of a major city golf home and retreating to gorgeous Canadian scenery is a cinch in any of these impressive golf-centric properties. Who knows, the quiet nature escape may even help improve your swing.

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