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BestHomesBC showcases desirable condos, townhomes, houses and award-winning developments for sale across British Columbia. From city condos in Vancouver to Whistler chalets to vineyard estates in the Okanagan to historic Victoria homes to waterfront Bowen Island properties, the selection is as diverse as the province itself.


The view of Okanagan Lake

The Okanagan

Located in southern British Columbia, the Okanagan Valley has one of the warmest climates in Canada. It is comprised of the major cities of Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon and Osoyoos. During the summer months, visitors are offered countless sandy beaches, hot sun, and a variety of outdoor and water activities. Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lake provide the valley not only with excellent swimming but are also a spectacular backdrop to the golf courses, wineries and popular ski resorts located in the rolling hills of the valley. The Okanagan is considered a premiere wine region with countless award-winning wineries lining the banks of the lakes.

Skiers enjoying Whistler mountain with Black Tusk in the background

Whistler Blackcomb

The world-class ski resort of Whistler Blackcomb is situated a two-hour drive from Vancouver along the picturesque Sea to Sky Highway. Home to the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games and a true four-season destination, the resort provides an unparalleled number of activities year round ranging from heli-skiing, zip trekking, dog sledding, snowmobiling, river rafting, and horseback riding to the more traditional pursuits of skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and golfing on some of the finest signature courses in the world. Add into the mix more than 90 restaurants, bars and lounges plus boutique and brand-name hotels, all go to ensure that this resort is truly spectacular by nature.

Provincial Parliament building in downtown Victoria with harbour in foreground


The capital of British Columbia, Victoria resides on Vancouver Island, a scenic ferry ride or floatplane journey from Vancouver. The city is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, which is the largest of British Columbia's 6,500 islands. It is a community of choice for its temperate climate, natural beauty, recreational sites and superior economic opportunities. While the region is a popular retirement centre, each year many younger people also move here, bringing education, energy, skills and funds to invest in local business. The region's strategic location as a gateway to the Pacific Rim, its closeness to U.S. markets, and its many sea and air links have made the area a hub for business development and economic investment.

Aweinspiring Rocky Mountains that stretch between British Columbia and Alberta

The Rockies

The glacier-clad B.C. Rockies region is host to six of the top winter resorts - Revelstoke, Panorama, Fernie, Kicking Horse, Kimberley and Fairmont Hot Springs - plus most of Canada's snowcat, helicopter and backcountry skiing operations. Incorporating the Rockies, the Purcells, the Columbia and the Monashee Mountains, this region is blanketed season-long by deep, dry powder. The area also combines numerous parks, natural hot springs, challenging golf courses, and an intriguing heritage to attract the most astute travellers. The Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) travels through the region and commercial airlines fly into Revelstoke, Castlegar, Cranbrook and Fairmont.

Vegetables at one of the Gulf Islands many farmers markets

The Gulf Islands

Comprising hundreds of island and islets, the Gulf Islands off the east coast of Vancouver Island host small communities that welcome travellers with open arms and warm smiles. A haven for artists - open markets and inviting studios display the wares of the islands' creative residents, and the mild climate ensures an abundance of herbs, vegetables and fruit which can be purchased at a multitude of farmers markets. Some of the more well-known islands consist of Salt Spring, Galiano, Gabriola, Mayne, Denman and Hornby but all can be reached via ferries from Victoria, Vancouver, Crofton, Chemanius, and Nanaimo. Floatplanes and small airplanes can be chartered to most areas too.

Vancouver's beautiful skyline with the Coastal Mountain range behind


The joint host city of the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, Vancouver needs no introduction. Voted the "Best City in the Americas" for 2004, 2005 and 2006 by Condé Nast Traveler magazine and "The World's Most Livable City" by the Economist Intelligence Unit, based on the categories of ambience, friendliness, culture and sites, restaurants, lodging, and shopping, Vancouver has a reputation that's second to none. Bordered on the north by Burrard Inlet - the city's main harbour - and the Fraser River to the south, with quick and easy access to Whistler Resort, the Canadian Rockies, Victoria, Vancouver Island, and endless year round water and land sports, Vancouver is Canada's most recreational city.