Canada offers no shortage of incredible locations for winter getaways. Whether you enjoy adventuring in the Alberta Rockies, hitting the ski slopes in B.C., or taking in the old-time charm of a true French-Canadian winter paradise, the opportunities for cozy winter getaways are plenty. These are some of the finest.

Dream Homes: Winter Escapes

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 251201 Welland Drive NW, Rural Rocky View County, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 251201 Welland Drive NW, Rural Rocky View County, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 251201 Welland Drive NW, Rural Rocky View County, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • BC251201 Welland Drive NW, Rural Rocky View Co

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 251201 Welland Drive NW, Rural Rocky View County, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Rocky View, Alberta

Fearless. Bold. Inspired. Three words to scratch the sleek surface of this truly individual Rocky View country estate. Rare options for outdoor-living begin with the roaring firepit, marrying the local wilderness with refined luxury. And inside, the property steals attention with each and every one of its 8,487 square feet. From the indoor pool, elegantly linked to barbecue and lounge space; to the custom music studio, where mixing is best accompanied by a glass from the wood-clad wine cellar—upscale living is never an afterthought in a home where modern comforts come first.

Dream Homes: Winter Escapes

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 112 Ch. de l'Ermite, Mont-Tremblant, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 112 Ch. de l'Ermite, Mont-Tremblant, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 112 Ch. de l'Ermite, Mont-Tremblant, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 112 Ch. de l'Ermite, Mont-Tremblant, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 112 Ch. de l'Ermite, Mont-Tremblant, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Mont Tremblant, Quebec

The unrivalled elegance of this magical Mont-Tremblant manor is matched only by its ideal waterfront location on Lake Tremblant. It’s located just minutes from the world-famous Tremblant Resort and touted as one of the most exceptional properties in the Laurentians. During wintertime whiteouts, curl up in adjustable leather armchairs to watch movies in the cinema room, or with your favourite book in the classically-inspired reading nook. And what would a modern day mountain-side mansion be without a fully equipped spa—including a steam room, sauna, and showers—an Earthstone wood-burning oven, and an exquisite wine cellar complete with tasting table.

Dream Homes: Winter Escapes

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 6 Aspen Ridge Lane SW, Calgary, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 6 Aspen Ridge Lane SW, Calgary, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 6 Aspen Ridge Lane SW, Calgary, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 6 Aspen Ridge Lane SW, Calgary, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 6 Aspen Ridge Lane SW, Calgary, AB

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Aspen Ridge Lane, Alberta

Manor living collides with new-era luxury in this Albertan home. Nestled amongst an acre of snow-powdered land, large open-concept living awaits. Crisp lines of wood-paned, floor-to-ceiling windows frame the winter landscape outside, and warmth radiates not only from cherry woods and rustic oak cabinetry, but also from the truly grand centrepiece: the lofty, stone-clad main fireplace (one of three in the property).

Soak up the atmosphere in the Irish-style bar, take in a festive favourite in the high-tech media room, or unwind with a well-thumbed classic u in the drawing room. Long winter days fizzle into night when relaxing with friends in the unique hot-tub sunroom, a toasty oasis sheltered from the falling snow outside.

Dream Homes: Winter Escapes

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 4121 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 4121 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 4121 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 4121 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 4121 Sundance Drive, Sun Peaks, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Sun Peaks, British Columbia

This premium home in Canada’s second largest ski area combines rustic-chic features with a custom-designed floor plan. With more than three fireplaces, curved spanning timbers, and one-of-a-kind copper and bronze elements, it elevates conventional Canadian lodge design. Not only can you ski-in and ski-out right from your front door, you can also enjoy après ski cocktails on your ice-free snow-melt patio or from the slope-side hot tub.

Dream Homes: Winter Escapes

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 39 Rg du Rocher, Saint-Étienne-de-Bolton, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 39 Rg du Rocher, Saint-Étienne-de-Bolton, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 39 Rg du Rocher, Saint-Étienne-de-Bolton, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 39 Rg du Rocher, Saint-Étienne-de-Bolton, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 39 Rg du Rocher, Saint-Étienne-de-Bolton, QC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Saint-Étienne-de-Bolton, Quebec

Catelli Castle is a breathtaking estate with a seven-bedroom main home, a large barn, and three adjacent four-bedroom guesthouses—all located on 32 acres right next to the Sommet Olympia ski hill. Stone and wood features add an earthy touch to the traditional estate, and the spacious log home–inspired great room offers a comfortable space to host the entire family during holiday gatherings. The romantic setting of this Canadian-style castle—dating all the way back to 1934—becomes all the more dreamy once the snow falls each year.

From east to west, enjoy a true Canadian cold-weather experience at any of these world-class winter escapes.

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