Whistler is known its world-class skiing, walkable, restaurant-filled village and, of course, some of the most expensive and exclusive real estate in Canada. This list looks at the top 10 most expensive homes for sale in the resort municipality as of March 2023.
The Brio, Blackcomb Benchlands and Stonebridge neighbourhoods held the most expensive properties for sale in Whistler this month, with a combined listed price working out to about $190 million, and an assessed value close to $125 million.
1. 5462 Stonebridge Drive
Continuing to top the list as one of British Columbia’s most expensive properties, 5462 Stonebridge Dr. is an 8,700 square-foot mansion in the exclusive, large-lot-focused Stonebridge neighbourhood. With stunning views of Alta Lake and Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, this property will run you back $39 million and $95,214 in annual property taxes.
The unique six-bedroom, 10-bathroom home was first built in 2014 and is situated on a 7.27-acre lot. Some of its features include an 82-foot cantilevered infinity pool reaching out over the hillside, three fireplaces, a wine cellar, and even an elevator for those times you don’t want to take the stairs. First listed for sale in July last year, the property has been on the market for 252 days. The current assessed value for the home is $18.6 million, up 10 per cent from its 2021 assessed value of $16.9 million.
2. 5454 Stonebridge Drive
The second most expensive property for sale is also in the Stonebridge neighbourhood. For $24.9 million, you can own 5454 Stonebridge Dr., an 8,347-sq.-ft. chalet on an 8.23-acre parcel. The property offers views of the valley, a media room, wine storage, 10 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, and an outdoor seating area with a fireplace, hot tub, sauna and pool.
On the market for 40 days since the beginning of February, the eight-year-old property is currently assessed at $19.4 million, down six per cent from 2021. The parcel last sold for $16,250,000 in 2020.
3. 3824 Sunridge Drive
The third most expensive property in Whistler takes us out of the Stonebridge neighbourhood and much closer to the middle of town, in Brio, just south of the Village. 3824 Sunridge Dr. is a 7,492-sq.-ft. chalet listed for $19.5 million at the base of Whistler Mountain.
The chalet has six bedrooms, five bathrooms, a hot tub, gym, sauna, swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, media room, family room, two wet bars and the much-desired ability to ski in and ski out. The property’s been on the market for 110 days and assessed at $10.2 million, up significantly from the 2021 assessment of $5 million, a 104-per-cent increase. It last sold in 2020 for $7 million.
4. 3296 Archibald Way
Located on the eastern shore of Alta Lake, in the Alta Vista neighbourhood, 3296 Archibald Way takes the fourth spot on this list with a 4,990-sq.-ft., five-bedroom, six-bath lakefront property. The property is listed for $18.8 million and features a zinc roof, large windows, a plunge pool, a wine room, a hot tub and a dock on the lake.
The property's current assessed valued is $10.7 million, a 31-per-cent increase over the previous year. It has only been on the market for three weeks. The property last sold in 2016 for $4 million.
5. 4669 Blackcomb Way
Named "The Haven," 4669 Blackcomb Way is a 6,025-sq.-ft. stratified chalet located in the popular ski-in, ski-out Blackcomb Benchlands neighbourhood at the base of Blackcomb Mountain. The property is listed for $17.9 million, with six bedrooms and eight bathrooms.
The property is assessed at $9.4 million, a four-per-cent increase over the previous year. The property’s been on the market for 107 days and last sold for $6.7 million in 2008.
6. 3827 Sunridge Drive
The sixth spot on our list brings us back to Sunridge Dr. in the Brio neighbourhood. Listed for $14.9 million, 3827 Sunridge Dr. is a four-floor, 7,925-sq.-ft., 6.5 bedroom, eight-bathroom property featuring amenities such as an indoor pool, outdoor hot tub, billiards room, and a private theatre.
The property’s been on the market for almost a year and is currently assessed at $14.8 million, the closest of any property on this list between assessed value and listed price. The assessed worth is down 14 per cent from last year, dipping from a high of $18.3 million in 2021.
7. 4673 Blackcomb Way
Next, we go to the seventh-place spot holder, in the Blackcomb Benchlands. 4673 Blackcomb Way is a six-bed, six-bath, 5,200-sq.-ft. stratified property listed for $14.8 million and features ski-in and ski-out access, large windows, and a hot tub. The chalet has been listed for over 160 days and is assessed at $9.57 million, up six per cent from the previous year.
8. 4868 Summit Lane
To say this property is close to the slopes would be an understatement. 4868 Summit Lane is next door to Lot 6 on Blackcomb Mountain, with ski-in and ski-out access to the Excalibur Gondola and the top of the Magic Chair.
The 4,349-sq.-ft. chalet is listed for $13.9 million and includes five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a large living room, and a dining area. On the market for 70-plus days, the property is assessed at $15 million, up six per cent from the previous year.
9. 7457 Treetop Lane
Nestled in the Whistler Cay Heights neighbourhood, 7457 Tree Top Lane is a 6,300-sq.-ft., five-bedroom, seven-bathroom chalet currently listed for $13.7 million. The property features amenities such as a cook’s kitchen, games room, bar, ample wine storage and a media room. The property is assessed at $8.49 million, an increase of seven per cent over the previous year. The chalet’s only been on the market for three days.
10. 3822 Sunridge Drive
Our third entry from Sunridge Dr. in the Brio neighbourhood comes in 10th place. 3822 Sunridge Dr. is a six-bedroom, eight-bath, 6,083-sq.-ft. chalet currently listed for $12.9 million. The property features a chef's kitchen, home theatre, games room and two hot tubs. The property’s been on the market for an entire year and has an assessed value of $9.24 million, up two per cent from the previous year.