One of the obvious benefits to living in the Okanagan is the abundance of lakes! Locals and visitors alike tend to flock to the beaches as soon as summer begins. It’s one of the awesome benefits of Okanagan valley living.
Some people want to take the next step and begin looking for lakefront properties! Living right on the lake is a tremendous way to fuse your lifestyle with your living situation. Here are the top reasons to consider a lakeshore home!
Lifestyle At Your Doorstep
Typically when visitors make their way to our wonderful valley, they will make plans based on a lot of activities that can all be accessed simply by owning a lakefront home! Instead of visiting a busy beach, you can hangout in privacy on your very own! Instead of launching your boat at common boat launches around the valley, you can park your boat at your own dock. These are just two examples of how your lifestyle is at your doorstep when you own a lakeshore property!
Increased Investment Potential
When it comes to purchasing a second property, lakefront homes offer a unique advantage. There is an increasing number of people who are ditching hotels and other traditional accommodation options and opting instead for unique homes in beautiful settings. Why not offer your second home to visitors when you don’t plan to be there? Lakefront properties command much higher accommodation prices due to their premium features and amenities. It’s a win-win for owners and visitors alike.
Solidify Your Legacy
Properties are very often extensions of who we are. Whether we realize it or not, our property decisions can dictate the type of life we have, or the one we plan for in the future. With a lakeshore home, you have the opportunity to solidify your family's authentic legacy, especially when that property is kept in the family for multiple generations. Living on the lake will undoubtedly be a defining feature of your family, and tThey will want to visit the property as much as possible to be a part of the legacy you had in mind all along! What a way to unite the ones you love.
As we’ve demonstrated, there is immense value to owning your very own lakefront home. When considering a lakefront property purchase, it’s important to enlist the help of a Realtor. There are many nuances to Lakeshore living and it is important to consult a professional that understands things like riparian restrictions, water licencing and dock licensing. With a skilled Realtor in your corner, you’re well on your way!
Speaking of which, check out these stunning lakefront properties! Let’s get your lakefront lifestyle off to a breathtaking start!
7634 Tronson Road
Speaking of waterfront living… What a spectacular lakeshore home in Vernon, BC! Over 100 feet of shoreline to enjoy, a state-of-the-art boat lift, and uncompromising views from every window. This is an architectural gem with all the lifestyle features you need to live comfortably year-round.
For a complete list of features and specifications, click here.
400 Inkster Road
Wow! Unbelievable views and priced below assessed value! This property features over 300’ of lakeshore on your own unique lakeshore cove, as well as four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The master bedroom has it’s very own deck leading out to a flat yard with a lawn area and beach space. If that wasn’t enough, there is an opportunity to redevelop over 2.5 acres of the property on the plateau up above. For a complete list of features and specifications, click here.