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Introducing Highlands

The new Highlands neighborhood has just been released! Located at the highest point of Lakestone, Highlands offers 107 fully-serviced homesites blended into the Okanagan hillside, creating a rural mountain setting within minutes of urban living. With sweeping 180 degree views of Okanagan Lake and a combination of homesites and multi-family options, Highlands appeals to the young and the young at heart. 
Lakestone has partnered with the Okanagan’s top builders. Choose from one of Lakestone’s “Preferred” or “Accredited” builders including Destination Homes, Gibson Contracting, Noba Vision, Candel Custom Homes, Richmond Custom Homes Ltd., Douglas Lake Custom Homes and Valley Craft Homes. To select a home building team behind the award-winning custom lake homes at Lakestone, CLICK HERE.
Residents of Vancouver and the Lower Mainland were able to take a closer look at the new Highlands community. Macdonald Communities Limited showcased the newly released community at the Vancouver Fall Home Show last October and received a phenomenal response from visitors and builders alike.
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For more information on lake view homesites now selling in our Benchlands and Highlands neighbourhoods, REGISTER today. Visit the Lakestone Information Centre & Show Homes, open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 to 4 pm (closed on Mondays). Information Centre is located at 9678 Benchlands Drive and our 3 Show Homes are just around the corner.  Call 250.766.1213 to speak to one of our representatives.

*Lakestone offering and prices are subject to availability and subject to change without notice.

Lake Country Excluded from BC’s Speculation Tax

The lake view homes at Lakestone will not be included in the province’s newly proposed real estate tax.  The Government of British Columbia has named Lake Country as an area where the tax will not be imposed.  Designed to capture foreign and domestic speculators, the tax will not affect the master-planned community of Lakestone.  Lakestone is located outside of the designated urban centres deemed taxable by the housing-related tax which is scheduled to took effect in the fall of 2018.

Lakestone is a master-planned community located just 12 minutes from the Kelowna International Airport and a 20-minute drive from the vibrant culture of Kelowna.  Lake Country is a world-class leisure destination with endless recreation adventures all year round including water sports, cycling, golf, hiking, skiing, the arts, wineries and fine dining.

For more information on lake view homesites now selling in our Benchlands and Highlands neighbourhoods, REGISTER today. Visit the Lakestone Information Centre & Show Homes, open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 to 4 pm (closed on Mondays). Information Centre is located at 9678 Benchlands Drive and our 3 Show Homes are just around the corner.  Call 250.766.1213 to speak to one of our representatives.

*Lakestone offering and prices are subject to availability and subject to change without notice.

Wine Touring in the Okanagan – Lake Country

Raise a glass and experience the quintessential vineyards and wineries in Lake Country. You will revel at the prestigious wineries set along the banks of the spectacular Okanagan Lake. These Scenic Sip vineyards boast diverse micro-climates with sites comprised of glacial and fluvial deposits that offer a diversity of styles of wine and grape varieties.

Spend a few days in Lake Country exploring these world-renowned wineries, some with winery restaurants and terraces, serving up farm-to-table dishes, wood fired pizzas and intimate private events:

– Ex Nihilo
– 50th Parallel
– Arrowleaf Cellars
– Blind Tiger
– Gray Monk
– Intrigue Wines
– The Chase
– Ancient Hill

Create your own route and go at your own pace as the Lake Country wineries are all within a 15-minute reach. Alternatively, you can choose a guided tour experiencing the best of Lake Country wineries with advice from vineyard owners and winemakers. Sip Happens Wine Tours recently won an award for Excellence in Tourism from the Lake Country Chamber of Commerce. Whether your wine adventure is self-guided or with a tour expert, you are sure to taste artisan wines from small, family wineries as well as award-winning bottles from high-profile wineries.

Kelowna – Top Cities to Buy In

The city of Kelowna has been named one of the top 10 best cities to purchase real estate in 2018. Recognized for having desirable neighbourhoods, a strong economy and a solid rental market, this Okanagan area has established itself as an ideal place to invest in an income property or family home.

The community of Lakestone is located 15 minutes north of Kelowna in a peaceful, lakeside landscape. Lakestone’s masterplan is unparalleled in the Okanagan. No other community combines such a stunning landscape with such wealth of desirable amenities.  The spectacular $3.5 million Lake Club offers a fully equipped fitness centre, swimming pool and two hot tubs, his and hers change rooms with both indoor and outdoor shower facilities and direct access to Lakestone beach.  Coming soon to the heart of the Benchlands neighbourhood is the Centre Club which will include a large gym, yoga studio, pool and coffee shop.

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For more information on lake view homesites now selling in our Benchlands and Highlands neighbourhoods, REGISTER today. Visit the Lakestone Information Centre & Show Homes, open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 to 4 pm (closed on Mondays). Information Centre is located at 9678 Benchlands Drive and our 3 Show Homes are just around the corner.  Call 250.766.1213 to speak to one of our representatives.

 

*Lakestone offering and prices are subject to availability and subject change without notice.

Businesses Are Growing

Lake Country is regarded as one of the fasted growing areas in Canada due to its ability to draw home based and commercial businesses. Freelance and home office business licenses continue year after year to be the most significant percentage of business licenses applied for in the district.

The home-based operator’s desire to live a healthy and work balanced lifestyle is readily fulfilled by the areas access to multiple lakes, two world-class ski resorts and the soon-to-be completed Okanagan Rail Trail. The proximity to award winning wineries and the Kelowna International Airport make Lake Country the repeated choice for businesses of many types.

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For more information on lake view homesites now selling in our Benchlands and Highlands neighbourhoods, REGISTER today. Visit the Lakestone Information Centre & Show Homes, open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 to 4 pm (closed on Mondays). Information Centre is located at 9678 Benchlands Drive and our 3 Show Homes are just around the corner.  Call 250.766.1213 to speak to one of our representatives.

*Lakestone offering and prices are subject to availability and subject to change without notice.

Lake Country’s Growth Spurt Continues

The District of Lake Country continues to plan for growth as homeowners choose Winfield and Okanagan Centre as their choice municipality.  New residents are drawn to residences among agricultural land while having access to multiple lakes and neighbouring landmarks including UBCO and the Kelowna International Airport.

Lakestone is acknowledged for its contribution as a growing community and meeting the districts’ desire for preserving agricultural land. Lake Country continues to draw homeowners from the Lower Mainland.

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For more information on lake view homesites now selling in our Benchlands and Highlands neighbourhoods, REGISTER today. Visit the Lakestone Information Centre & Show Homes, open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 to 4 pm (closed on Mondays). Information Centre is located at 9678 Benchlands Drive and our 3 Show Homes are just around the corner.  Call 250.766.1213 to speak to one of our representatives.

 

*Lakestone offering and prices are subject to availability and subject to change without notice.

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