Sea to Sky Real Estate Update

WHISTLER’s real estate market saw a total dollar volume of just under $71 Million in September in a total of 62  transactions, which is the highest number of sales we’ve seen in a single month this year.  18 of the transactions were for condo sales, 25 were townhome sales and 10 were chalet sales. Chalet sales lead the Whistler market for dollar volume in September, with a total of over $30 Million with townhomes close behind with $26 Million in September sales!

For a complete breakdown of Whistler Sales by Dollar Volume, Transactions and Property Types, for the past few years, please check out our blog here

Property sales in PEMBERTON brought in just over $6 Million in dollar volume in September 2019, with a total of 9 property sales. Of those, 3 were chalets sales totaling $3.2 Million, there were 4 townhome sales totalling $2.5 Million.

Want more Pemberton Stats? Check out our blog here.

The SQUAMISH real estate market in September brought in a total dollar volume of just over $34 Million. There were a total of 44 property transactions reported: 16 single-family home sales, 28 townhome sales, and 10 condo sales. Townhome sales made up the most of the total dollar volume last month, just over $18 Million total this is the highest volume of Townhome sales so far this year.

Want more Squamish Stats? Check out our blog here.

These properties are waiting for YOU to celebrate CHRISTMAS in.

4314 Main St. #227, Whistler Village | $740,000

One of the most affordable UPDATED 1 bedroom in the heart of Whistler Village! Situated in Eagle Lodge at Town Plaza, this 1 bedroom with balcony overlooks the Village Stroll with peek-a-boo views of the mountains. This property features brand new stainless steel kitchen appliances, carpet, paint throughout and furniture – TURN KEY! This complex provides all the amenities to make yours, or your guests, time in Whistler easy and enjoyable, including common hot tub & ski storage (in the same building), front desk service, secure underground parking and Whistler Blackcomb gondola’s very close by. Phase 1 zoning allows unlimited owner usage and great revenue potential. Strata fees include hydro/electricity, gas, cable, internet and phone. GST is applicable.

9120 Emerald Drive, Emerald Estates | $1,495,000

Beautifully renovated 4 bedroom chalet, located on a large lot in the peaceful Emerald Estates. Bright, open concept living space, leading out onto 1, of 2 spacious patios that invite the afternoon sunshine. The recent renovation includes new windows and doors, heated flooring, as well as new plumbing and electrical. One of the most affordable opportunities to own a renovated chalet in beautiful Whistler!

8576 Drifter Way, Alpine Meadows | $2,299,000

Beautiful Home with spectacular views from Mount Currie to Whistler Mtn . The main floor offers a large deck with access to the garden surrounded by crownland . Your family can enjoy a big kitchen with open dining & living area with fireplace & beautiful views from all windows. The main floor also includes an office , bathroom and a bedroom with views to Armchair Mtn. At the top floor you have a spacious , very cozy master bedroom with sitting area & walk in closet plus bathroom and two more bedrooms. Below you will find a children’s bedroom with powder room , laundry and a nanny suite. The home also offers a detached 740 sq ft one bedroom suite with a roof deck garden.

7294 Clover Road, Pemberton | $3,995,000

A very rare opportunity to own an 81.6 acre property located in the breath-taking Pemberton Valley, 5 minutes to Pemberton airport and 5 minutes to the Village of Pemberton. Nestled at the foot of the spectacular Mt. Currie, this privated gated property is a one of a kind opportunity to custon-build your dream estate including your horse barn, caretaker’s suite and many more on acreage which affords privacy, space and the most incredible view of Mt. Currie. The property is currently being used as a hobby farm however is the perfect place to raise a family or to use as a recreational property or as an equestrian retreat. The majestic Pemberton Valley, known for its natural beauty, thriving agriculture history and countless recreation possibilities is also quickly becoming an international destination.


Whistler Municipality Begin Steps to Mitigate Wildfire Risks

Despite a wetter Summer and fall a “hot” topic in Whistler remains the risk of Wildfires to properties in the area.  According to this article by Pique Newsmagazine “High-priority areas targeted for fuel thinning in the next three years include around Whistler Secondary School, around Spruce Grove, Nesters Hill, Taluswood and on the backside of the Cheakamus Crossing neighbourhood.

“Where we still are a bit challenged are on some of the large forested private properties, for example, around Emerald Estates—we can only do work on Crown land, so we have to find ways to work with those large property owners,” said Heather Beresford (Environmental Stewardship Manager RMOW).

Joffre Lakes Survey by BC Parks Completed

Joffre Lakes Survey showed a majority in favor of day-use fees read the full story in this Pique Newsmagazine Article “BC Parks ran the online survey in April, garnering just over 2,500 respondents, with the majority between the ages of 25 and 34 and hailing from the Lower Mainland.

Just over 70 per cent of respondents said they would be willing to pay a day-use fee to enter the park if they knew that the money was being reinvested into the park.

And 84 per cent of respondents said they would agree with “limiting the number of day visitors in the park” if it meant they were “guaranteed easier access.”

ORION in Pemberton has units available from the mid $400,000’s.

Seize the opportunity to buy into your future at today’s prices, at ORION in Pemberton. Construction is underway and several units are still available! Click here to learn more about an investment purchase at ORION.this article by the Squamish Chief.


Whistler Cornucopia Festival

Nov 7 – 17, 2019: event tickets are selling fast for Cornucopia an 11-day celebration of all things food and drink. “Foodies and chefs, wine-makers and sommeliers, brewers and distillers, mixologists and party-goers all descend on Whistler for over 100 delicious events. It’s a celebration, a license to indulge and an opportunity to discover new tastes. Head to Tourism Whistler for the inside scoop.

Ursula Morel and Melissa Schneiderova
Morel Real Estate Team
P: 604.935.3635