If you value privacy, security, and style, this article shows you the 9 best luxury gated communities in West Kelowna & Kelowna, BC. From stunning hilltop enclaves to resort communities with golf courses, tennis courts, and private Okanagan Lake marinas, our list of Kelowna gated communities shows you the most exclusive areas to own property. The luxury communities in this guide were mostly built from 2000 to 2021 with features like guest houses, swimming pools, multi-car garages, and large outdoor patios for entertaining guests.
Highpointe Estates is a prestigious gated community built on the rocky bluffs of Knox Mountain’s southern escarpment. Luxury real estate for sale in High Point are large 3,000 to 9,000 sq ft custom homes built in the 2010s with modern and contemporary floor plans, 2 and 3 storey architectural designs, and generous half acre lots. Highpointe properties on residential thoroughfares like Highpointe Place, Eaglecrest Road, Rockcliffe Place, and Pinehaven Court boast outdoor swimming pools, private backyards, and sweeping panoramic views from Rose Valley to Black Mountain. Life in Highpointe offers peace, quiet, and convenience with a central location just 5 minutes to shopping in Glenmore and 8 minutes to Downtown Kelowna.
If you value privacy, security, and waking up to a stunning waterfront view, check out Sheerwater Estates, a secluded lakefront community that’s only 10 minutes drive from the City of Kelowna, Canada. With award-winning custom homes on property surrounded by nature, this stunning luxury community features a secure gated entry, private marina for boat owners, and large privately-owned waterfront lots up to 8.5 acres in size. Sheerwater homes were built in the 2010s and feature contemporary, award-winning designs with luxury details throughout the interiors. One of the largest homes on Sheerwater Court designed by Urban Arts Architecture features 5 bedrooms, 8 baths, over 13,000 sq ft of interior space, and a garage with room for 8 to 10 cars. A state-of-the-art geothermal heating and cooling system keeps you comfortable year round – whether you’re inside or enjoy your outdoor swimming pool. There’s also a gym, wine cellar, 300ft of lake frontage, and a detached guest house so there’s always a room for friends & family. From Sheerwater, it’s a 10 to 15 minute drive to shopping and amenities in Glenmore, Kelowna, the Costco area, and boutiques of the Pandosy Village. Sheerwater properties start at $3 million.
Sunset Ranch by Acorn Homes
The luxury gated community of Sunset Ranch is home to around sixty properties nestled into the hillside behind the Sunset Ranch Golf Course, one of the best places to play golf in Kelowna, Canada. Sunset Ranch is located east of Ellison, a rural neighborhood between Rutland North and the Kelowna International Airport. Real estate in Sunset Ranch included prebuilt homes and empty lots that start around $275 thousand. Homes in Sunset Ranch were built between 2008 & 2014 with 2,000 to 3,000 sq ft of interior space and 2 to 4 bedrooms. If you own a house on roads like Sunset Ranch Drive, Rivera Drive, and Pine Valley Drive, you’ll enjoy a west-facing balcony that shows off the Okanagan sunset. Sunset Ranch is 10 minutes drive to The University of British Columbia Okanagan campus, 30 minutes to Downtown Kelowna, and just 8 minutes to the Kelowna International Airport.
Shayler Court at McKinley Landing
Shayler Court is an ultra exclusive lakeside community in Kelowna’s McKinley Landing region with new home construction starting in 2005. With a secure gated entryway, Shayler Court homes offer a quiet, serene, and opulent slice of Okanagan waterfront paradise. Luxury single-family homes here are built on multi-acre properties facing Okanagan Lake and backing out to the pine forests of Stephens Coyote Ridge Regional Park. The neighborhood is just 10 minutes drive to shopping, amenities, fitness, and some of the best elementary, secondary & post secondary schools in Kelowna BC, Canada.
South Bay Landing – Lower Mission
Kelowna’s South Bay Landing is an exclusive lakefront community with 30 luxury homes that share access to resort-style amenities like a saltwater pool, private boat launch, sand beach, gym, and a clubhouse on Okanagan Lake. Located at the west end of Cascia Drive in the popular Lower Mission neighbourhood, South Bay Landing homes for sale are custom-built homes by Rykon with 3 to 5 bedrooms and 3,000 to 4,000 sq ft of interior space. Homes in this prestigious Okanagan gated community start around $2 to $3 million, but it’s rare to see South Bay Landing homes for sale on the MLS.
Eldorado Court is a luxury cul-de-sac neighborhood with waterfront property in the lakeside Lower Mission neighborhood. The Eldorado Ct gated community has 17 gorgeous homes from 3,800 to 5,900 square feet that start around $2 million. The 10 exclusive lakefront homes boast spacious backyards with private amenities like swimming pools, private docks, and outdoor gazebos to enjoy the hot summers. Eldorado Ct is 6 minutes drive to recreation at H20 Adventure + Fitness Centre, and 8 minutes to the South Pandosy Mission with art galleries, shopping, restaurants, and post secondary education at Okanagan College.
The Edge – Upper Mission
Located high in the hills of Kelowna’s Upper Mission, The Edge is a new luxury gated community with custom-built homes. Real estate for sale at The Edge includes 16 large half acre lots that started around $690 thousand. Build a home with just the right number of bedrooms & bathrooms and all the features you can dream up: a home gym, office, chef’s kitchen, outdoor swimming pool, or tennis court. The Edge is near hiking and walking trails at Lebanon Creek Greenway, Bertram, and Cedar Creek. Some of Kelowna’s best outdoor rock climbing at Lonely Boy Crag.
Eagle Rock in West Kelowna
Perched high above the Rose Valley neighborhood at 1429 West Kelowna Road, Eagle Rock is an ultra exclusive gated community with just 7 sought-after luxury homes. This new real estate development features large properties with breathtaking views overlooking The City of Kelowna and Okanagan Lake.
Custom homes for sale in Eagle Rock feature three bedroom and four bedroom designs of 3,500 to 4,500 square feet. Eagle Rock homes back out into the forests of the Rose Valley Regional Park system with excellent hiking, mountain biking, trout fishing, and wildlife viewing. In summertime, Eagle Rock is 10 minutes drive to the beach at Bear Creek Regional Park. Kelowna’s Eagle Rock gated community is a short 5 minute drive to Rose Valley and Mar Jok Elementary schools, and 8 minutes to Okanagan Lake Shopping Centre via Westside Road.
Green Bay Landing in West Kelowna
Green Bay Landing is a private gated community in West Kelowna featuring 12 luxury waterfront homes with stunning lake, vineyard, and mountain views. Nestled between the Okanagan Lake beachfront and Green Bay Canal, real estate in this exclusive enclave includes spacious 3 and 4 bedroom lakefront homes that start at $3.9 million. Residents get exclusive dock access to moor a boat and properly enjoy the hot Okanagan Valley summers. Green Bay Landing is a short drive to world class wineries like Quails Gate Estate, the Hatch, and Mission Hill. From Green Bay Road it’s a 5 to 10 minute drive to fitness, shopping, and restaurants on the Westside, and 15 minutes to Kelowna.
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