Ever dreamed of owning your own little slice of heaven? Well, if you’ve got the budget, we’ve got the goods on the very best of what’s available right now – but a warning: these luxurious private island escapes won’t come cheap, and with views like these, they won’t be available for long!
How big it is: 11 acres with 11,000 square feet of luxury living
Why it’s worth it: top of the line appliances and finishings, a 1,200 square foot spa and 3 pool options – oh, and the panoramic sunset views aren’t bad, either!
Ideal for: the discerning buyer who knows the best of the best when they see it, both the natural and architectural beauty of this island and its property are undeniable. If it’s luxury living you’re after, you can call off your search now – this is it!
French River Lodge
How big it is: 16 acres
Why it’s worth it: this well-maintained fishing lodge boasts 8 cabins and a main lodge, all connected by marked trails, with four 50ft. docks for your boating convenience. Whether your interest is commercial or personal, this island leaves the door open to endless opportunities on the French River.
Ideal for: anyone who likes the idea of a property that can work as a personal vacation destination, but also hold tremendous potential for future commercial use.
French River Lodge
How big it is: 10.9 acres
Why it’s worth it: with a spectacular main house, 2 fully outfitted guest cottages and a boathouse the size of some penthouse suites, this custom island compound has been designed with high-end cottage living in mind – did we mention it comes fully furnished?
Ideal for: the family who likes to toggle between play and pampering on vacation, this island boasts both a sauna and massive games pavilion, complete with a party house and endless waterfront patios, ideal for entertaining.
How big it is: 1 acre
Why it’s worth it: located just 2 hours from downtown Vancouver, situated only 500 feet from mainland and offering all the conveniences of home, this property gives you that private island feel without the isolation of being too far away - and at 1 acre in size, may prove to be more manageable for buyers looking for something a little more low-maintenance.
Ideal for: if you’ve ever dreamed of relaxing in a hot tub surrounded by breathtaking mountain and water views, than look no further. Complete with a main house boasting 220 square feet of patio space, lush gardens and a guesthouse for visitors (who may never want to leave!).
How big it is: 6 acres
Why it’s worth it: contemporary interiors with breathtaking natural rock landscapes, an abundance of natural wildlife and spectacular lake views make this property one of a kind.
Ideal for: an open plan designed to offer residents a 270 degree view of the ocean, the newly built property gives you the best of both worlds as it offers contemporary living on your own private natural oasis. Just 30 minutes to downtown Vancouver, you’re close to whatever you need, while still feeling a world apart on Whitestone Island.
How big it is: 4.38 acres
Why it’s worth it: designed by a top architectural firm out of Toronto, every detail of this island compound has been meticulously considered to create rustic interiors that are both cozy and contemporary enough to keep it from feeling dated. Think: wood-branch chandeliers and leather-studded dining chairs.
Ideal for: if the thought of wall-to-wall wood paneling doesn’t scare you, then odds are you will appreciate the specific design style of the property, not to mention if sittin’ at the dock of the bay is your thing, the waterfront views here can’t be beat!
South Benjamin Island
How big it is: 5 acres
Why it’s worth it: the best in freshwater cruising, distinct pink granite features and the notoriety of being the only private land situated on North and South Benjamin Islands, this stunning property is undeniably unique.
Ideal for: with no building permits required, this island is the ideal opportunity to either renovate the existing structures or start fresh and take full advantage of the ample land in crafting this properly into the island of your dreams.
South Benjamin Island
How big it is: 2 acres
Why it’s worth it: this is what we call a “steal” – 2 acres, a rustic (but meticulously designed) log cabin and wraparound deck for under $400,000? This exquisite island in the Lake Charlotte region is ideal for someone looking to add their own touch to this prime summer vacation destination!
Ideal for: buyers on a budget who aren’t looking to compromise that private-paradise feeling.