10 Canadian Dream Homes to Buy with Friday’s $60M Lotto Max Jackpot
One of the largest lottery jackpots in Canadian history could be changing lives this Friday. Lotto Max has reached an impressive $60,000,000 CAD with an additional 52 $1,000,000 CAD MaxMillion prizes, bringing the total amount up for grabs to $112,000,000 CAD. This is tax free cash we’re talking about. So what would you do after winning the jackpot? It’s no surprise that many people would be eyeing real estate looking for their dream home, so we’ve found ten properties across Canada that just may fit the bill. Scroll down, start dreaming and comment which home you would buy! Don’t forget to buy your ticket at PlayNow.com!
Recently reduced to $3,995,000 CAD and previously listed as much as $8,000,000 CAD, this impressive, nearly 10 acre garden estate in Pitt Meadows is the perfect place for some peace and quiet. Just 45 minutes from Vancouver, BC and minutes to everything Pitt Meadows has to offer, the estate property comes complete with five buildings; a 4,629 square foot main house, the 2,325 square foot “Farmhouse” used as an events hall, a 1,490 square foot coach house with guest suite, a large 2,100 square foot barn with licensed caretaker’s quarters and a 1,019 square foot stable. Beautiful gardens and a large pond with an island and two bridges enhance this magical property. There are also 7 acres of blueberries, which a previous listing said are soon to be worth $300,000 per year. It’s also no stranger to Hollywood, several productions have used this picturesque property as a filming location. Click here to see more.
Perhaps living on the waterfront is more your style. Welcome to one of Vancouver Island’s most unique private homes. It’s known as Villa Madrona and it sits on a gorgeous 0.93 waterfront estate in North Saanich with awe-inspiring views. The nearly 11,000 square foot residence was custom-built in 2000 in North Saanich for Linda and Ralph Bodine and features formal entertaining rooms, a lavish theatre, indoor swimming pool/conservatory, 4 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms. It’s been on the market as much as $19,250,000 CAD but can now be yours for $5,980,000 CAD. Click here to see more.
If size is what you’re after, then this sprawling 27,000 square foot Art Deco & European style mansion in Winnipeg, Manitoba might be the place for you. The imposing home sits on a generous lot along the Assiniboine River complete with a lush landscape, gardens, quaint riverside guest house and swimming pool. If you’re worried Winnipeg’s winters will deter you from swimming in the outdoor pool, don’t worry, the home also includes a fabulous indoor pool & jacuzzi topped with a glass atrium! The mansion includes 28 rooms with a two-storey great room, formal dining hall, 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. It’s located 13 minutes from downtown Winnipeg and is on the market for $9,900,000 CAD. Click here to see more.
About an hour’s drive from the hustle and bustle of Toronto’s downtown core you can be transported to a property so vast, so unique that you’ll feel as if you’re in the English countryside. Welcome to Caledon, Ontario’s prized Hawkridge Farm, a sprawling 160 acre compound where a mature landscape with forests, fishing ponds, walking trails, gardens and an abundance of wildlife are quite literally all in your backyard. Previously on the market as much as $24,000,000 CAD, the sprawling estate has been reduced to $14,950,000 CAD. The crowning jewel of the property is a 28,000 square foot main residence designed in the Tudor Gothic style with 10 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms. The mansion was designed by architect Thierry Despont for George Ross Eaton in the late 80s with construction lasting until the mid-1990s. Construction costs are rumoured to have exceeded $20,000,000 CAD. It’s now on the market for $14,950,000 CAD. Click here to see more.
If you’re a fan of Kris Kardashian’s spacious family home in Hidden Hills, California then you might be interested in this newly completed luxury home in West Vancouver, British Columbia’s posh British Properties neighbourhood. While the exterior resembles a Château you might find in Texas, the interior is finished with a black & white design throughout with substantial marble kitchen, formal living & dining rooms, a panelled office and spectacular wine cellar. The home’s palatial marble entrance is strikingly similar to the Kardashian home with large double bridal staircase, marble flooring and iron railings.It was built in 2016 and includes 11,322 square feet with 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, formal living & dining rooms, while the large lower level includes a walk in wine room, billiard room, wet bar, games area with gym and home theatre. It’s on the market for $19,800,000 CAD. Click here to see more.
A newly expanded and extensively modernized 16,000 square foot mansion in West Vancouver, British Columbia has hit the market for $22,000,000 CAD. The home sits on a professionally manicured 0.90 acre property in West Vancouver’s prestigious Altamont neighbourhood, and features 10 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, many formal entertaining rooms, a bowling lane and 20 foot high curved wine wall with storage for 1,500 bottles. Entertain guests in style with 3 bars, a large kitchen with seating for 12 guests, a 10 person indoor circular fire pit and full home theatre. There is also show garage on the lower level which can accommodate 8 cars along side a bar, living room and billiards area. Click here to see more.
A sprawling 30,000 square foot home is available in Aurora, Ontario’s exclusive Adena Meadows Neighbourhood for $23,000,000 CAD. Custom designed and finished with an Indiana limestone exterior and cedar roof, the home includes 12-foot ceilings throughout, 8 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, a formal dining room with space for 20 guests and chef’s kitchen with separate working pantry. There are also indoor and outdoor swimming pools, two hot tubs, a 10 car garage including show garage, home theatre, wine cellar and game room with extensive arcade. The home sits on a 1.3 acre lot on the 4th hole of the Magna Golf Club in the 24 hour guard gated community of Adena Meadows. Click here to see more.
Welcome to Chateau du lac, arguably one of Whistler, British Columbia’s most intriguing private residences. The 4 bedroom, 6 bathroom French-styled manor was built in 2000 and sits on a large 5 acre estate property with 1,000 feet of frontage on Nita Lake. It’s just hit the market for $25,900,000 CAD. Perfectly positioned to take in views over the lake, the home spans over 8,000 square feet with a bright and open concept plan with a large central dining area in the center, a living room off to the side and a gourmet kitchen with views to the lake. The exterior is finished with basalt stone while the roof is made of copper and interior walls of Venetian plaster. Click here to see more.
A substantial Tuscan-inspired estate on 76 acres of Surrey farmland is making headlines around Greater Vancouver after hitting the market for $28,500,000 CAD. Built just two years ago, the property was the dream of a B.C. couple who frequently rented it out for private weddings and film shoots, and according to The Province, the owners are considering retirement and are looking to downsize. The estate is located just minutes from downtown Langley and includes a 10 acre vineyard, two lakes, a helipad, parking for 40 vehicles, landscaped gardens, an amphitheatre, putting green and an infinity pool with jacuzzi. The home itself offers close to 14,000 square feet with 8 bedrooms, including 4 VIP guest suites, 11 bathrooms and over 5,000 square feet of outdoor entertaining space. Click here to see more.
A substantial home in one of the ritziest neighbourhoods of Vancouver, British Columbia has come been reduced to $29,980,000 CAD. The 12,600 square foot residence sits on a 26,808 square foot lot and was previously listed in early 2016 for $39,000,000 CAD before dropping to $35,000,000 CAD earlier this year. Finished in 2016 after three years of construction, this Stefan Wiedemann designed home offers just about every amenity you would expect in a property of this caliber. Whether for intimate gatherings or large-scale entertaining, this 6 bedroom, 8 bathroom, masterpiece makes an exquisite statement. Click here to see more.