Mountain Property Spotlight: A Windermere Chalet with a Bright Blue Roof

This four-bedroom home is a cozy mountain spot for year-round comfort and energy efficiency.

Photo by Geoff Hill.

Where it is

1918 Park Dr., Windermere, B.C.


The location

The community of Windermere is a short five-minute drive from Invermere. This lake-side village boasts beaches, wildlife, artisans and artists, locally owned businesses and seasonal activities. Easy lake access makes it popular for various water sports, while the Purcell and Rocky Mountains surrounding the area add a picturesque backdrop.


What to love

The home’s exterior stands out from its woodsy background with sleek dark wood siding and an eye-catching blue roof that earned the home its name as “The Blue Roof Chalet.” The grand kitchen features warm ash cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a spacious stone counter island. The home also boasts a Napoleon free-standing wood stove that adds warmth and charm. The main floor bathroom has heated floors and a free-standing tub with a rustic wood door.

The vaulted ceilings lend a sense of spaciousness and light throughout the home. The primary bedroom enjoys a private balcony and bright ensuite. Downstairs, the large basement offers plenty of space to customize as a second living room, entertainment area, home gym and more. The home is also designed around energy efficiency with a small solar array, electric heat pump and double walls for year-round comfort.


What to consider

Located in Windermere and on a quiet lot, this single-family home is a quiet mountain retreat. With year-round activities to enjoy in the community, there’s plenty to enjoy about this space.


The stats

3,188 square feet
Four bedrooms
Five bathrooms
Napoleon free-standing wood stove
Energy efficient home


Listed for $1,049,900 with realtor Geoff Hill and Saskia Knight of Summit Realty Group, Fair Realty.


Inside the Home

Photo by Geoff Hill.

The Blue Roof Chalet is a picturesque mountain home on a quiet plot of land that adds to the home’s relaxing vibes.


Photo by Geoff Hill.

The spacious kitchen is outfitted with stainless steel appliances, warm wood cabinets and a stone island.


Photo by Geoff Hill.

The vaulted ceilings add a sense of spaciousness and light throughout the home.


Photo by Geoff Hill.

The Napoleon free-standing wood-burning stove adds a charming, historic feel to the home.


Photo by Geoff Hill.

This bathroom is outfitted with a free-standing soaker tub, walk-in shower and dual vanities.


Photo by Geoff Hill.

The primary bedroom enjoys warm wood floors, a private balcony and an ensuite.


Photo by Geoff Hill.

The basement offers ample space to customize to your needs, whether you want a recreation space, a second living room or something else.


Photo by Geoff Hill.

Gather around the backyard fireplace to enjoy the quiet, relax with friends and take in the open views.


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