Dramatic cliffs, bright waterways, and trellised vines characterize British Columbia’s famed Okanagan valley.

As a hub of Canadian wine production, the region has become a staple for oenophiles and outdoor enthusiasts alike thanks to its sandy shorelines, popular ski resorts, and over 170 licensed wineries. For those making their home amongst the vines, here are some of the Okanagan region’s finest properties.

4 Homes Nestled in British Columbia's Wine Country

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 3379 White Lake Rd, Sorrento, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 3379 White Lake Rd, Sorrento, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 3379 White Lake Rd, Sorrento, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 3379 White Lake Rd, Sorrento, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 3379 White Lake Rd, Sorrento, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Sorrento, BC

Offered privacy by the hills of the White Lake Valley, this custom home was built in plain view of the neighbouring Bastion mountain range and 350 feet of shoreline skirting Little White Lake. Set against expansive vistas, the 2.79-acre property offers the perfect opportunity to establish a boutique winery or simply enjoy the splendours of the Okanagan Valley.

Inside, nature inspires design throughout the three-floor, four-bedroom home. The modern kitchen features custom Westwood cabinetry, Silestone granite countertops, and a double wine cooler for pairing prepared meals with the perfect vintage. Residents will relish the opportunity to sip local rosé on the deck while watching the summer sun set over the water.

Dream Homes: Wine Country

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 285 Howards Road, Vernon, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 285 Howards Road, Vernon, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 285 Howards Road, Vernon, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 285 Howards Road, Vernon, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 285 Howards Road, Vernon, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Vernon, BC

Perched atop a dramatic incline in Vernon, this family retreat sets the bar on private escapes. The highly-appointed four-bedroom home crests pine tree forests, rolling hills, and panoramic views of Okanagan Lake and the surrounding foothills.

Nods to the local landscape emerge throughout this property in everything from the walnut flooring to gabled, lodge-style roofing. The sweeping views are front and centre in the wood-clad gourmet kitchen and bright, open-plan dining area.

For the entrepreneurial type, growing a vintage of one’s own can become a reality here, where on-site outbuildings offer a prime opportunity for breaking ground on a vineyard. And with the nearby walking trails, golf courses, and year-round Predator Ridge market, convenience and privacy can both be yours.

4 Homes Nestled in British Columbia's Wine Country

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 950 Curtis Road, Kelowna, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 950 Curtis Road, Kelowna, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 950 Curtis Road, Kelowna, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 950 Curtis Road, Kelowna, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 950 Curtis Road, Kelowna, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Kelowna, BC

At a peaceful remove from the glare of the city lights, this six-bedroom home offers 9.5 acres overlooking the picturesque bird sanctuary at Robert Lake.

This well-positioned property is designed with luxury in mind: finishing touches include hardwood floors, transom doorways, full wet-bar, and statement fireplace. Enjoy a glass while reclining on the covered patio alongside the majestic firs, or turn your attention to the fully-outfitted three-car garage.

For the dedicated viticulturist, Ancient Hill Winery is a short drive away, as are the many vintages of nearby Kelowna proper. There will be no shortage of heady bouquets in this premier wine-country home.

Dream Homes: Wine Country

By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 3527 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 3527 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 3527 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 3527 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

  • 3527 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC

    By Andrea Gamboa-Araiza

Kelowna, BC

Surrounded by the rolling greens of Mission Creek Golf Course, this 3,200-square-foot estate offers an equestrian take on BC’s wine country.

Inside, urban sophistication meets country chic. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom main residence boasts engineered oak floors, reclaimed-wood ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling, rock-faced fireplaces. Carved French doors lead to a simmering hot tub on the covered patio, perfect for hosting guests in all seasons.

Bask in the tranquility of 23 acres of peak equestrian finishings. A vast indoor riding arena and outdoor ring, coupled with tack room, rider lounge, blanket room, and hay shed make this property a rare gem for jockeys, breeders, and hobbyists alike.

Whether you finish your day in the stables or on the patio, each of these homes offers an Okanagan twist on gorgeous wine country.

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