If you want to see how the other half lives, you can. These most expensive houses in Canada could just be what you need to look at for inspiration. After a long day’s work, wouldn’t it be just easier to find something to copy out of here and find cheaper substitutes!? Just think of the possibilities of where your ideas could go!
Truly there is no place like home whether it’s a million dollar villa or your family childhood home. From a beautiful beachfront oasis to spectacular antique looking houses, to a sprawling lakeside estate the following are some of the examples of the most expensive — and most impressive houses in Canada that you have to see to believe.
These Are The Most Expensive Houses In Canada:
Before you buy a house, you might pay off debts, make sure the kids’ futures are squared away but after all that’s done, you need a treat. And a new house with all the amenities you can think of, is just that. Ontario features an incredible number of magnificent homes, from majestic manors and grandiose mansions to palatial penthouses and vintage looking estates. Surprisingly or not, you’ll find that some of these houses are actually on the market!
One report from March 2019 by Roomvu, a Vancouver-based digital marketing company for realtors, estimated that the priciest properties in Toronto alone range from a mere $8.9 million to $25 million. To put that in perspective, the average price of a home in the GTA is $1,130,046, according to data from the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD). That being said, Canada’s most expensive property is in Oakville, Ont.
1. $59,000,000 – 1150 Lakeshore Rd. E.
This 43,850-square-foot home has six beds, 30 parking spaces and 13 baths.
Chelster Hall is a magnificent 43,850 square foot English country mansion set on 10 acres of lawns and gardens, directly on Lake Ontario waterfront and within reach of Toronto’s financial district and the international airport. An irreplaceable trophy property of the highest order for both formal business entertaining & extraordinary family gatherings. It houses wine cellars, tennis, indoor and outdoor pools, private chapel for family weddings, independent housekeeper’s residence, gate house security with office and 12 car underground parking facility to house your automotive collection.
At Chelster Hall you can also swim laps in either of the indoor or outdoor pools and use a home gym, hot tub and sauna. Wimbledon II can be played in the tennis courts at the West end of the property. The back lawns are so vast that a game of European football is completely conceivable.
2. $58,000,000 – Vancouver
For a hefty price, would-be buyers could find themselves inside Belmont Estate, a five-bedroom home with views of the Pacific Ocean and Vancouver skyline. The property’s 1.28 acres includes a dozen full bathrooms, a stone waterfall, “soaring ceilings” and a grand hall that realtors say has been played in by world-class musicians.
3. $39,980,000 – British Columbia
Not only is this the most expensive houses in British Columbia but it’s also second on our list of the most expensive houses in the entire country. With a listing price of $39.98 million, it features a whopping seven bedrooms and comes equipped with a pool, wine cellar, gym and aquarium.
4. $29,500,000 – Montreal
This is one of Montreal’s most expensive homes for sale in February.
Featuring 10 bedrooms and eight bathrooms, the home sits on nearly two acres of land. It’s owner would produly describe it as a “real life Downton Abbey,” and say it was built by J.W. McConnell, who was an architect who built for the Rockefellers back in 1924.
5. $21,990,000 – Ontario
This house in Ontario is one of the most expensive houses in Canada especially when it comes to Lakeshore luxury living. This mansion is one of the most expensive at $21.99 million. With this price, you get an indoor pool, home theatre, elevator, and a multitude of kitchens.
6. $19,800,000 – 75 The Bridle Path, Toronto
This is one of the most fascinatingly compelling houses because the contemporary glass architecture will grab you from the get-go. This house has been renovated from top to bottom, and remains both elegant and functional yet so, so unique. The Asian-inspired gem features incredible feats of engineering, from the suspended interior walls to an exterior screen at the façade, to the floating glass balustrade staircase and upper viewing lobby. There’s also a 32-foot-long glass wall with sliding doors that pulls together the outdoors with inside, making for a perfect, tranquil balance.
7. $18,800,000 – An Entire Quebec Village
In case a luxury mansion isn’t good enough, an entire farm, or rather a village is for sale in Quebec. The $18.8 million property features its own beach, an adorable house, a church that was converted into a house, two old schoolhouses, and a number of other accessory buildings.
8. $17,900,000 – 489 Lakeshore Rd., Oakville
Listed at 17 million, this is listed as a “masterpiece of neoclassic and accessibility”. This work of art was constructed in 2009 by Ferris Rafauli and has 16,000 square feet of living space sitting on an acre of land. There are five bedrooms, six bathrooms (and two additional powder rooms, to boot), three kitchens, indoor pool, wine cellar, spa, gym and elevator, and for you car buffs out there, the three-car garage comes complete with a hydraulic car lift. Functional, luxurious, perfect.
9. $16,000,000 – 16180 The Gore Rd., Caledon
With the equestrian facility, a private lake, and spa-lake pool area, you can’t go wrong with this European-inspired estate.
Listed at the cost of $16 million, Villa Florentine has four bedrooms and seven bathrooms within its 10,000 square feet and boasts not one but two coach houses. But what puts the world-class property over the edge is it sits on over 80 acres an hour north of Toronto
10. $15,900,000 – 4901-50 Yorkville Ave., Toronto
If you’re looking to call the ritzy Yorkville neighbourhood home, then the Four Seasons Residences is the place to be. Set high above the city on the 49th floor, the private residence which boasts 3+2 bedrooms, five bathrooms and comes complete with concierge, gym and indoor pool has two elevators that lead directly into the foyer. And once you’re in, you’ll never want to leave. The views from the two corner terraces will blow your mind, whether you’re taking in the lake, watching the planes take off and land at Toronto Island or watching the city below and beyond.
11. $11,850,000 – 302 Burgundy Dr., Oakville
This beautiful house is situated on two acres of wooded privacy at the bottom of a cul-de-sac is everything you could want in a home. It comes equipped with eight bedrooms (with potential for three more), six bathrooms (along with two half-baths), private gardens, a main floor wine cellar, stone-covered terraces, a garage for up to four cars, and the kind of outdoor oasis that summers were made for, this is the ultimate home for those who cherish their privacy — but aren’t entirely secluded.
12. $10,900,000 – Victoria
This three-bedroom, three-bathroom penthouse features floor-to-ceiling windows and a minimalist design. The condo includes mountain, ocean, city and Inner Harbour views, as well as a chef’s kitchen, media room and rooftop fireplace.
13. $10,888,888 – Calgary
We’ve found what could be one of the most expensive homes in Canada is this specularly unique house listed at $10,888,888. It sits at 102 Crescent Road NW in Calgary. Inside, the space is inspired by the Guggenheim museum in New York City with a glass dome ceiling and a spectacular curving staircase. It’s a piece of NYC right in the heart of Calgary. The contemporary six-bedroom home is just 10 minutes away from downtown and it sits on a ridge above the Bow River. Plus, the home has all the drool-worthy luxury appointments that you’d expect like a media room, a wine cellar, a massive private deck and a “professional” workout room.
Did you know that this house was once owned by the late Jim Shaw, CEO of Shaw Communications! When the house was sold in 2013, it went for a record-breaking $11.1 million!
14. $6,900,000 – Edmonton
This four-bedroom, seven-bathroom home on Wedgewood Crescent backs onto a ravine.
The two-storey house is about 10,300 square feet, with a five-car garage, gated entrance and mature landscaping. As with Calgary and other cities, there are pricier pads posted, including a “classic English brick manor” featured in July, which was still listed on Realtor.ca in February.
15. $6,800,000 – Nova Scotia
According to the listing, this $6.8 million property is regarded as one of Nova Scotia’s finest. It features a private beach, a boathouse, a separate guest house, and massive manicured grounds.
16. $6,500,000 – Calgary
Heading east, one of the most expensive homes in Canada is a five-bedroom, six-bathroom house on Sydenham Road. This 5,500-square-foot, Frank-Lloyd-Wright-inspired home was constructed meticulously to feel like entering an art gallery. The master bedroom includes one of the biggest closets ever, larger than many one-bedroom apartments, and the home also includes a “stylish” Federal Renaissance personal elevator.
17. $5,750,000 – Ottawa
Located in the Rockcliffe Park area is this four-bedroom, four-bathroom home. The house has heated floors and driveway, an oversized triple garage and a “resort-like main floor master suite,” the listing says. The master bathroom overlooks the property’s saltwater infinity pool “with two waterfalls” and a hot tub, what a view! To really live it up with the price, the home features a library, great room, stone fireplace, covered terrace and outdoor kitchen.
18. $5,000,000 – Nova Scotia
Billed as one of the most coveted addresses in the Nova Scotian city, this four-bedroom, four-bathroom home is the most expensive listing on Realtor.ca within Halifax. The listing boasts about the view of historic Dingle Tower, as well as the home’s pantry with wet bar, wood-burning fireplace, rec room and gym and cold room that could be turned into a wine cellar.
19. $4,580,000 – Sudbury, Ont.
Located at Ramsey Lake, is this 4.5 million house with 800 feet of waterfront and a 200-foot sand beach on almost three acres of land. The house features a six-bedroom, five-bathroom and includes a grand entrance with 24-foot ceilings. It also comes equipped with a gourmet kitchen, master wing, theatre room with stadium seating and an 1,800-square-foot garage.
Floor-to-ceiling windows provide views of the lake
20. $4,500,000 – St. John’s
This higher-priced listing includes 63 acres and is next to a golf course, with views of the St. John’s harbour and Signal Hill. The home on the property is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom bungalow, and the listing suggests, “Value is in the land for sure.”
21. $4,200,000 – Kitchener, Ont.
One of the listing agents call this an “architectural masterpiece,” as this 10,000-square-foot home is one of the most expensive homes in Canada. The home itself includes an indoor pool, sauna, gym, movie theatre, hot tub, rooftop patio and more. It also has five bedrooms and eight bathrooms.
22. $3,980,000 – Saskatoon
In Saskatoon, this “custom, architecturally designed, strategically engineered” seven-bedroom home is listed at just under $4 million. The 5,000-square-foot space includes six bathrooms, three family rooms, two dining areas, an office, a craft room and a butler’s pantry. It also has a glass-walled gym, and backs on to the bank of the South Saskatchewan River. The backyard includes a three-tier deck, hot tub and pool, and shed, and the driveway and garage which come with a heated option as well.
23. $3,300,000 – Quebec
“Un site de rêve!” The resume of this expensive house features a four-bedroom home on 50,000+ square feet of land including three bedrooms, a triple garage, lots of lounge-type space and an indoor pool, as well as a recently renovated kitchen.
24. $2,990,000 – Newfoundland
Regular houses in Newfoundland are among some of the cheapest in Canada so it’s no surprise that it’s most expensive house is among some of the cheapest in Canada too. Listed for $2.99 million, the house includes a grand staircase, a sauna, a full bar, and more.
25. $2,980,000 – London, Ont.
One of the most expensive properties in Canada is this five-bedroom, six-bathroom house on four acres of property. The property itself is approximately 5,500 square feet, and there’s a cabana the size of a one-bedroom apartment and two garages on the grounds. The listing houses coffered ceilings, patio, pool, extensive millwork and built-ins, as well as a wet bar and lounge, and also a deck with a fireplace.
26. $2,500,000 – Regina
A seven-bedroom, five-bathroom two-storey home is the most expensive listing on Realtor.ca in Saskatchewan’s capital. It includes a customized library, wet bar, steam shower, theatre room, copper freestanding tub and heated floors. The walk-in closets and curved staircase are custom, and the listing claims, “This truly is a mini castle perfect for a big family!”
27. $2,300,000 – Winnipeg
This new home features five bedrooms, five bathrooms and an open concept layout “that encourages entertainment and leisure,” according to the listing. With 975 square feet in area, the garage is bigger than many apartments, and includes in-floor heating, as does the rest of the house.
28. $1,950,000 – Whitehorse
This house features a five-bedroom, six-bathroom but that’s not what you look at first. The log home leaves would-be homebuyers taken aback by the design and the 170-acre property features mountain views, a private landing strip, a well, and oversized septic field. The listing bills the large home as an ideal opportunity for farming and tourism.
29. $1,750,000 – Windsor, Ont.
This is one of the most expensive homes that exist in Canada is this 4,100-square-foot riverside house. It features three bedrooms and four bathrooms, as well as a recently renovated kitchen with two ovens. The living and family rooms include wood-burning fireplaces to keep you cozy and the house has a walk-in wine cellar. It also has a heated pool, detached garage, two-bedroom coach house, and two-storey solarium.
30. $1,590,000 – Charlottetown
This huge waterfront home in P.E.I. is the capital city’s most expensive listing. It has six bedrooms and five bathrooms, and two levels of the home have recently been renovated. The image above shows a large back deck backing on to the North River.
31. $929,900 – Fredericton
The New Brunswick capital’s highest-priced listing located within the city is a six-bedroom, four-bathroom house on nearly six acres of land. Described as the “ideal setting for elaborate entertaining,” the house includes a butler’s pantry, a master suite, craft room, great room and loft with a second, separate family room.
32. $778,000 – Yellowknife
One of the costliest houses listed on Realtor.ca in the Northwest Territories capital is this three-bedroom, three-bathroom home. The 2,600-square-foot house is centred on a fenced-in lot with an upper deck and lower patio, with views of Range Lake from the top floors.